Where are Preferences stored?
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So I have a remodel I am attempting to draw of a old house with a 4 square Gambrel second floor. No easy task, so the owner wants me to fit 4 bedrooms and 2 baths up there, but I am giving him options for 4 and just 3. With the upstairs Within the gambrel (not under it) the 4 corners are useless so space is tight. I thankfully will not have to ever draw the roof.. I think. So I drew the 4 bdr version and pushed to Layout page with first floor views etc. All is good. ... then I Saved As.. three bedroom version plan file, altered the second floor to only be 3 bedrooms, pushed to (same) Layout so both the 3 bdr and 4 bdr floor plans are side by side. looks great ..got them labeled, print to pdf and...crap the layout has two 3 bdr floor plans side by side.
I go look at the Layout and it now shows the same... I pulled back up my original 4 bedroom plan file and it too was altered to become 3 bedrooms. what the heck?
So Idiot me.. I restore a back up of my 4 bedroom file and perfect.. it is now a 4 bedroom file again. So I go to get my Layout and BOTH of the plan views are 4 bedrooms... and of course both plan files are now 4 bedrooms again. and There are no .bak backup files with the 3 bedroom layout!!! &^^%#$!&@%%!!! and $%##$*!!
Is there any way to recover from one of the UNDO files Chief writes as it lays down its trail of bread crumbs? there seem to be many of those.
And I wonder if this has happened to anyone else? I used to have similar issues with Microsoft Access doing unwanted (system-wide) blanket changes to multiple databases at once back in Windows XP, and apparently it was a cache problem if you had files which began with the same name like pumpkin1.mdb pumpkin2.mdb pumpkinspice.mdb pumpkinseeds.mdb, etc...
Thanks for any help,
I don't know if something has changed, or my program didn't migrate correctly. I've attached a couple of images, hopefully explaining what I'm needing to know. I am used to learning new tools, but it throws me off, if something is taken away, which I'm not sure about. Any help would be appreciated, or maybe a link to a helpful video. I need to know how to get back, that which might have been taken away, so it will work equal to, or better than X9. You might know this was the first area I looked at, in X10 and I can't get beyond it, until I get this figured out........Thanks!
Once a person has their program preferences tweaked to the way they want them, what CA system file is those settings stored in? Ideally, you should be able to back-up those settings in the event that something gets goofed up and those settings need to be re-adjusted.
Here's a whole bunch of videos illustrating some things I've seen folks not understand. This is by no means some comprehensive training sequence, just something that might help folks understand things and techniques you could adapt to your own style and needs.
I advanced the attached file a wee bit after finishing up the videos. My goal was to show minimal adaptation of Chief's oob annotation sets in a way that's closer to real world needs.
<a href="http://www.screencast.com/t/vicroy80XHQ">Chief X7 lessons</a>
Chief Plan and Layout.zip
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