V5 - settings import

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V5 - settings import

Post by anovy » Tue Aug 21, 2012 7:41 pm

Hi,
is it possible to somehow transfer settings from V4 to V5?

I tried manually to export profile in V4 and import it in V5, it seems to work, however I'm not sure if this is safe. The version 5 does not ofer to read .ppr files, only .pp5, so I forced the import by typing the filename explicitly.

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Re: V5 - settings import

Post by Nico - Tracker Supp » Tue Aug 21, 2012 10:56 pm

Hi anovy,

Thank you for your post.
Version 4 and version 5 have different settings and they are not officially supported as compatible between these versions. I strongly suggest you to use .ppr files for version 4 and .pp5 files for version 5 only. If you want to experiment with these settings, proceed with caution but if you have any issues we will not able to help you.
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Re: V5 - settings import

Post by anovy » Wed Aug 22, 2012 4:59 am

Hi,
Thanks for reply.

So there is no official method how to transfer settings? Some settings (e.g. sets of watermarks, headers/footers) was hard to create and now they must be manually retyped?

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Re: V5 - settings import

Post by Tracker Supp-Stefan » Wed Aug 22, 2012 1:03 pm

Hi Anovy,

While there is indeed not an official method to transfer settings, what you have tried is currently working. Though please note that we can not guarantee long term compatibility - so please use this with caution!

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Re: V5 - settings import

Post by David.P » Mon Sep 24, 2018 9:36 am

Hi all,

I seem to have the same problem with the transfer of the print driver settings from v.6 to v.7.

The settings I have saved from v.6 have the extension ".pp5", but v.7 expects settings files with the extension ".pxpp".

Does that mean that all my settings from v.6 are lost?

I have also extracted the v.6 settings from the registry if that is of any use for the transfer.

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Re: V5 - settings import

Post by Tracker Supp-Stefan » Mon Sep 24, 2018 11:47 am

Hello David,

Unfortunately the move from V6 to V7 of the drivers made some quite significant changes to the way settings are stored (they are in a completely different format even in the registry) - so the settings files are not really compatible, and you will need to redo yours.

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Re: V5 - settings import

Post by David.P » Wed Oct 03, 2018 3:53 pm

Thank you Stefan,

this is a bit of a problem because I had created many detailed printer settings over the years, for example including certain color settings and watermarks, and including a special setting for despeckling problematic fax documents.

Do you think I it would be possible to install the v.6 printer driver parallel to the v.7 printer driver, then open both printer drivers side-by-side and manually transfer the settings over?

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Re: V5 - settings import

Post by Tracker Supp-Stefan » Wed Oct 03, 2018 3:56 pm

Hi David,

Yes V5 and V6 should install side by side without any issues!

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Re: V5 - settings import

Post by David.P » Wed Oct 03, 2018 4:02 pm

Thanks Stefan, then I'll try that.
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Re: V5 - settings import

Post by Tracker Supp-Stefan » Wed Oct 03, 2018 4:29 pm

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Re: V5 - settings import

Post by David.P » Thu Oct 04, 2018 4:37 pm

Phew -- it works :)
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Re: V5 - settings import

Post by TrackerSupp-Daniel » Thu Oct 04, 2018 6:04 pm

Glad to hear you've got a reliable workaround, Keep up the good work!
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