Exporting Custom Settings

Summary

The Share Setting function lets you export all custom settings to a zip file, including

  • application settings 
  • custom tables 
  • custom style sets 
  • custom templates 
  • custom style sheets 
  • reusable Maps, and 
  • reusable Blocks.

When to use

Export your custom settings to

  • back up these settings 
  • transfer these settings to another computer (for example, if you need to share the custom settings with (a) fellow coworker(s) or transfer the custom settings to a new computer), and/or 
  • save these settings to be used with a newer/upgraded version of FS Pro.

Procedure

Follow the steps in the table below to export custom settings.

Step

Action

1

Select Share Settings from the Advanced ribbon group.

Result: The Share Settings dialog box appears with a tab for Exporting Settings and another for Importing Settings.

2

From the Export Settings tab, highlight the setting(s) you wish to share from the Export the following items: section.

Note: You can highlight just one of the settings, any number and combination of settings, or all of the settings when sharing your settings with others.

3

Select the Browse button next to the Choose a destination for your zip file settings.

Result: The Save As screen displays.

4

Locate the destination in which you want to put your zipped file.

Note: If you need to create a new folder in which to save the zip file

  • click the Make New Folder button 
  • type the name of the folder, and 
  • click the Open button.

5

  • Enter a name for the file in the File field, and 
  • click Save.

Result: The Save As screen closes and you are returned to the Share Settings dialog box.

6

Click OK.

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