Our team just got upgraded to TDA 2.5 from TDA 2.0.
Our objective is to find a way on how to keep/ transfer our previous settings(connections, project manager files…etc). First we were expected to be prompted for saving the prior settings unfortunately it did not happen!!
Some of us still have TDA 2.0 installed, any suggestions on how to recover the old settings.
You should have been prompted to migrate the files from the prior version. Sounds like this didn’t happen or perhaps ‘No don’t migrate’ might have been selected.
If 2.0 is still installed, start it up and go to the About box. It will have a link to the ApplicationData directory. Click on this. These are all of the files you are looking for. Copy all of these files to the same link in 2.5.
The application dir is usually in this path
C:\Documents and Settings%Your name%\Local Settings\Application Data\Quest Software\Toad for Data Analysts 2.5
One word of caution: Don’t copy over the files with TDA 2.5 running as it will overwrite these files when shutting down. Copy them over when it isn’t running and then start up.
Here’s another thing to watch: The project manager has full paths to the linked files. If any of these files are in the old directory and then you uninstall, you will lose the links. The two files that handle the project manager are …module\settings\ ProjectManager.tpf and …modulesettings\ ProjectManager.xml
If you have any issue with the project manager files just open those two files up and edit the paths.
Which folder I need to rename? I know that you mentioned to rename 2.5 Application Data Directory to something. I do not see any folder under that name. Please circle the one that you were referring. (see the attached doc)