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Back-up Files

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09-06-2007 12:25 PM
I would like to see Revit have the ability to specify the location of back-up files. When working with 20 family files, and minimizing the number of back-ups to only 3, that is still 80 files in a single folder. Since the back-up files are named relatively the same one must pay attention to select the correct file to delete.

I am sure that most of us use networks for our files, and putting back-up files in a central location would make it much easier to maintain network memory size, more specifically the size of individual project folders file sizes.
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Re: Back-up Files

09-11-2007 06:48 AM in reply to: Jarom05
I second this. I have been working on creating MEP content for our company
and these backups get annoying, especially when going in to make a small
change to a family. With all our family files on a network, deleting files
is absolute (not entirely but its not easy to recover them) so great care
has to be taken when deleting backups.


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I would like to see Revit have the ability to specify the location of
back-up files. When working with 20 family files, and minimizing the number
of back-ups to only 3, that is still 80 files in a single folder. Since the
back-up files are named relatively the same one must pay attention to select
the correct file to delete.

I am sure that most of us use networks for our files, and putting back-up
files in a central location would make it much easier to maintain network
memory size, more specifically the size of individual project folders file
sizes.
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