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Importing and Exporting Data Source Settings and Application Settings

This information applies to Jet Reports 2010 and higher

Overview

If you are setting up many workstations with the same Data Source and/or Application settings, you may want to set up the first workstation, then export these settings and import them to all other workstations.  You can also use the Export feature as a way to back up these settings.

Exporting Data Source Settings:

StepAction
1 Open the Data Source Settings
2 Click the Export button and then choose Data Sources... (In some early versions, select File | Export . )
3 Select which Data Sources you want to export and press OK
4 Choose a name and location for the exported .xml file
5 Click Save

Importing Data Source Settings:

StepAction
1 Open the Data Source Settings and select File | Import
2 Click the Import button and choose Data Sources... (in some early versions, select File | Import .)
3 Browse to the exported .xml file that you saved and select Open
4 Select which Data Sources you want to import
5 Select OK

Exporting Application Settings:

StepAction
1 Open the Application Settings and select Export... at the bottom of the form
2 Choose a name and location for the exported .xml file
3 Click Save

Importing Application Settings:

StepAction
1 Open the Application Settings and select Import... at the bottom of the form
2 Browse to the exported .xml file that you saved
3 Select Open

Note:

Data source settings are stored in the datasources.xml file found in the user's roaming profile folder.

You can find that file by opening Windows Explorer, typing %appdata% in the address bar and pressing enter.

This will take you to your roaming profile folder C:\Users\(username)\AppData\Roaming\

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Importing and Exporting Data Source Settings and Application Settings

This information applies to Jet Reports 2010 and higher

Overview

If you are setting up many workstations with the same Data Source and/or Application settings, you may want to set up the first workstation, then export these settings and import them to all other workstations.  You can also use the Export feature as a way to back up these settings.

Exporting Data Source Settings:

StepAction
1 Open the Data Source Settings
2 Click the Export button and then choose Data Sources... (In some early versions, select File | Export . )
3 Select which Data Sources you want to export and press OK
4 Choose a name and location for the exported .xml file
5 Click Save

Importing Data Source Settings:

StepAction
1 Open the Data Source Settings and select File | Import
2 Click the Import button and choose Data Sources... (in some early versions, select File | Import .)
3 Browse to the exported .xml file that you saved and select Open
4 Select which Data Sources you want to import
5 Select OK

Exporting Application Settings:

StepAction
1 Open the Application Settings and select Export... at the bottom of the form
2 Choose a name and location for the exported .xml file
3 Click Save

Importing Application Settings:

StepAction
1 Open the Application Settings and select Import... at the bottom of the form
2 Browse to the exported .xml file that you saved
3 Select Open

Note:

Data source settings are stored in the datasources.xml file found in the user's roaming profile folder.

You can find that file by opening Windows Explorer, typing %appdata% in the address bar and pressing enter.

This will take you to your roaming profile folder C:\Users\(username)\AppData\Roaming\

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