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Hi.

We have something weird happening on one of our computers when we import Layer sets in Chief X8.

When we import the layer sets, they import but do not carry the layer details - text style, line style, weight, on/off, etc.

It works fine on all other computers but one of them.

I have removed chief and reinstalled it and I have had our tech guy have a look at our network and computer permissions, tried a new Login. 

Does anyone have any idea what the problem is?

 

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