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Is there a way to convert older modules to the new E-Sword?


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#1 BillHiflow

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Posted 27 June 2019 - 01:29 PM

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Just wondering - my computer crashed and I had to download the latest E-Sword. Now, my JL Dagg and John Gill reference works won't open in E-Sword.

 

Can these be converted easily?



#2 Tj Higgins

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Posted 27 June 2019 - 04:04 PM

Just wondering - my computer crashed and I had to download the latest E-Sword. Now, my JL Dagg and John Gill reference works won't open in E-Sword.

 

Can these be converted easily?

They can be converted it just depends on which old version of e-Sword you were using before the computer crashed if you were using version 9 or 10 you can use the e-Sword Windows to Apple/Mac converter to convert them to the format that works best in e-Sword 11. 

The Windows to Apple/Mac format convert can be downloaded from this link:

https://www.e-sword.net/extras.html

 

The converter is at the bottom of the extras page

If your version of e-Sword was older than version 9 say e-Sword 8 you might need first to convert them to the version 9/10 format then convert again to the version 11 format 

 

To do the conversion from e-Sword 8 to e-Sword 9/10 format there is a converter available here on Biblesupport:

http://www.biblesupp...rd-9-converter/



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Posted 27 June 2019 - 06:35 PM



Just wondering - my computer crashed and I had to download the latest E-Sword. Now, my JL Dagg and John Gill reference works won't open in E-Sword.

 

Can these be converted easily?

Below is a video which answers your query.

 

What is shared in this video only applies to both Topic and Study Notes used in old versions of e-Sword prior to version 9 and above. This would include Topic Note resources by JL Dagg, and John Gill resources.

 

That said, when it comes to Commentary (cmt) resources by Dagg and/or Gill, you will need to have the converter for them.

 

 

Trust you will find this helpful.

 

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Edited by APsit190, 27 June 2019 - 06:36 PM.


#4 BillHiflow

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Posted 05 August 2019 - 02:48 PM

They can be converted it just depends on which old version of e-Sword you were using before the computer crashed if you were using version 9 or 10 you can use the e-Sword Windows to Apple/Mac converter to convert them to the format that works best in e-Sword 11.

The Windows to Apple/Mac format convert can be downloaded from this link:

https://www.e-sword.net/extras.html

The converter is at the bottom of the extras page
If your version of e-Sword was older than version 9 say e-Sword 8 you might need first to convert them to the version 9/10 format then convert again to the version 11 format

To do the conversion from e-Sword 8 to e-Sword 9/10 format there is a converter available here on Biblesupport:

http://www.biblesupp...rd-9-converter/


Does the Windows to Apple/Mac format convert convert old version 9-10 formats for use on Windows 10 64 bit? Sorry, forgot to ask that before.

Also, where is the "extras" page? I can't find it?

Edited by BillHiflow, 05 August 2019 - 02:55 PM.


#5 Tj Higgins

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Posted 05 August 2019 - 07:15 PM

Does the Windows to Apple/Mac format convert convert old version 9-10 formats for use on Windows 10 64 bit? Sorry, forgot to ask that before.

Also, where is the "extras" page? I can't find it?

 

First here is the link to download the Windows to Apple/Mac converter:

https://www.e-sword.net/extras.html (The converter is at the bottom of the page!)

 

 

 

Starting with version 11 for Windows e-Sword can read both PC and Apple/MAC modules, so yes you can convert older modules to the newer format



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