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Move Old CA Files to Brand New Laptop

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I have a new laptop.  I have installed my Chief X5 from disc to the new laptop,then updated it.  My old laptop still has all of my Chief X5 plans, files, and textures. I exported .calibz files easily and loaded those to the new laptop. However, I am missing quite a few User symbols and textures that did not seem to install correctly.  I thought my .calibz export/import would have taken care of that.  So, where can I locate the missing ones in my file system on the old laptop, and then where do I install in the file system on the new laptop (I'm assuming a copy to thumbdrive and then paste to the new laptop) so that missing textures can be discovered by Chief?

 

Thanks for any help that you can offer.  I did not find a specific answer in doing a forum search, some that were similar, but not exactly what I needed.

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Your User libraries should be located on your old laptop in C:\MyDocuments/Chief Architect Premier X5 Data/ Database Libraries/User_Library.calib

That is what you copy and paste into your new Chief Installation on the new laptop.

 

DJP

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