Backup and Restore with CardWare - version 2000C or later.
Backing names and dates in CardWare - version 2000C or later.
Click backup to make a backup. The backup button is in the recipient window located in the bottom right corner, and is also under the menu bar option edit located along the top of window.
This process creates a backup file named backup.txt file located in the following location on your hard drive: C:\VCardWare\dbfs file name: backup.txt.
It is good practice to copy the backup.txt file onto diskettes fore safekeeping incase of a major hard drive problem.
Restoring names and dates in CardWare - version 2000C or later.
Click restore to restore from a backup. The restore button is in the recipient window located in the bottom right corner, and is also under the menu bar option edit located along the top of window.
CardWare automatically looks for the file named backup.txt located in the following location:
C:\VCardWare\dbfs file name: backup.txt. If you copied the backup.txt file to another location,
copy it to the C:\VCardWare\dbfs folder otherwise the restore function will not work.
Backup and Restore with CardWare version 2000B or earlier.
This version of CardWare uses the export and import feature to make and restore backed up client information.
The following steps walk you though searching and selecting names for export.
1. In the recipient window, click CardWare's search button and click on birth date. Enter the following search range 01/01(no year) to 12/31(no year) and click search. All names with a birth date will appear in the name list.
2. Click the mark all
button to put'X' marks at each name, and click the export button,
located in the lower right area of the recipient window. A
window opens giving you the opportunity to enter a name and location.
3. Repeat this process for names saved using dates under Anniversary and On This Day, and give each file a different name.
This process exports your clients with dates ranging from 01/01 to 12/31 be exported to a file on your hard drive or diskette. Please know that the file name will end with .txt
Restoring names and dates in CardWare -Version2000B or earlier.
1. Click the button titled import located in the lower-right corner of the Recipient window. In the import-search window, find the file you exported from CardWare. The file should have a text (.txt) extension on the end. When you find the file, place the mouse pointer on the file name and double-click the left mouse button.
2. The map window will
open listing CardWare's database fields on the left column, your chosen
content in the middle column, and selected fields in the right
column. One by one, click on a CardWare category (left column) your
file's field (center column) that matches the type of data you need
to insert into CardWare and click the add button after each pair is matched
3. When you are finished matching the information, click the import now button.
If the center column in the mapping window is blank, click the next record button through the blank entries until the first record is listed.