Migrating Libraries To New Computer


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I transferred my Core Catalogs and my Bonus Libraries and my Manufacturer Catalogs to my mew computer. It seems everything migrated ok except anything to do with textures. The Library Tree has all the titles but when I click on for example Backdrops, Land and Sky and Water come up but when I click on Land and Sky and Water none of the pictures come up.

 

Nothing comes up under Materials. All the names are in the Library Tree. The only texture that comes up in Siding is the Stucco Texture.

 

It seems all the symbols came up after the transfer but not the textures.

 

What am I doing wrong?

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