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how do I upgrade and have no problem with lost files?

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10-16-2012 06:44 AM

Hi, I would like to upgrade to new version of AI but I am afraid that I will lost all my content center conections like it was with previous upgrade.


How do I install/upgrade AI so files open in new version without loosing all content center parts paths? What I usualy get is window informing me that xxxxx.ipt is no longer avialable and to show new path to this file. This is for all content center elements.



Also I would like to know how to upgrae to have all my program setings in new version, and not to have set everything up again from scratch.




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Re: how do I upgrade and have no problem with lost files?

10-16-2012 12:16 PM in reply to: kmeldfreyssinet

You can certainly export and import your settings see link



+Save or restore customization settings
   After customizing keyboard command aliases and shortcuts,....


There's 2 import/exports of this type one in Tools> Application options and one in the Ribbon/toolbar customization, well there is in Inv 2011, don't know about 2013.


Can't give you much help on CC, maybe try the installation & licensing group in the message at the top of the discussion group


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Re: how do I upgrade and have no problem with lost files?

10-16-2012 12:34 PM in reply to: kmeldfreyssinet

Hi  kmeldfreyssinet,


Here's another couple of links to look at:


I hope this helps.
Best of luck to you in all of your Inventor pursuits,


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