Syncing - Migrating

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Glyphman
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Syncing - Migrating

Post by Glyphman » Thu Jul 27, 2017 4:16 pm

New here, so it will be some questions at start :) I have 3 pc:s that I use for my projects, pc home, pc office, notebook "on the go". I must have the same fonthandling in this 3 units for make my work smooth. Checked in the forum and found one post regarding to this subject. Telling that the backup function / restore is the way to manage this. Wonder if there's a way of syncing via server? I have a NAS server where I sync my projects, would be nice if I can use it for syncing MainType to? If not... I can see that, doing a backup from the pc if changes are done in MainType and copy this backup to the NAS so that always the latest update is there for restore to the other units before using...?
Is this a correct observation how I shall have my workflow with MainType?

Gracias

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Re: Syncing - Migrating

Post by Erwin Denissen » Thu Jul 27, 2017 7:07 pm

The backup and restore feature isn't really meant for sharing a library.

You might want to use a font folder on a shared network drive, so all your computers running the font manager share that same folder.
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Re: Syncing - Migrating

Post by Glyphman » Fri Jul 28, 2017 3:02 am

Yes, but it's not just about share that folder... what about all tags and groups etc?

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Re: Syncing - Migrating

Post by Erwin Denissen » Fri Jul 28, 2017 7:43 am

Currently there is no way to share them. This could be very useful for people wish to manage their fonts on multiple computers, so we'll add this to our to-do list.
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Re: Syncing - Migrating

Post by Glyphman » Fri Jul 28, 2017 9:21 am

Thanks. I used the backup and transferred to the notebook... the only extra was that I had to cpy the Fonts folders and place them at the same place on the C drive where I have them in pc 1. It's ok for now. :)

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