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#1 zzdruid

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Posted 28 April 2012 - 06:52 AM

I love my e-sword and have many notes

i would like to backup all my files that are in e-sword on a thumb drive or a separate hard drive.

can I do this by copying the e-sword folder is Program Files?

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#2 BaptizedBeliever

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Posted 28 April 2012 - 07:46 AM

yes. That's what I did. If you still have the .exe file you downloaded from e-Sword.net, you might back that up as well.

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Posted 28 April 2012 - 10:19 AM

Talking about backup. How could I backup my bookmarks?, you know, the ribbon where one bookmark differents passages. Each time I've had to reinstall I've lost all of them.

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Posted 28 April 2012 - 10:29 AM

can I do this by copying the e-sword folder is Program Files?


You'll need to copy both the program folder, and the user folder.

For WINE on Linux, the directories are something like:
  • /home/ user name /e-Sword
  • /home/ user name /.wine_Esword/drive_c/Program Files/e-Sword
  • /home/ user name /.wine/drive_c/Program Files/e-Sword
For Windows, the second one translates into c:\Program Files(x86)\e-Sword, or c:\Program Files\e-Sword;
I don't remember how the first one translates into Windows nomenclature.
c:\Users and Documents\ user name\Documents\e-Sword.

e-Sword is not a portable application for Windows.
e-Sword can run as a portable application under WINE and Linux.

Before backing up the directories, take a look at how much disc space they consume, and ensure that you have at least that much free space on the drive you are backing it up to.
(FWIW, my e-Sword directory is 640 GB in size.)

jonathon



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