Export a Connection File

In order to connect to a ScreenSteps Workgroup library an author must have access to a connection file. This lesson will show you how to export a generic connection file that does not contain any specific login information for an author. If you would like to export an author-specific connection file please see this lesson.

Export File

Export File

From the Connection Info tab, click on the Export Workgroup Configuration File button (1).

Notes:

  1. If you are using Microsoft SQL Server you must create an ODBC connection on each computer running OS X and ScreenSteps Desktop.
  2. If you are using Microsoft SQL Server you must create an ODBC connection on eac computer running Windows and ScreenSteps Desktop OR add a Database Host.
  3. If you want to change the connection settings that are sent out with the connection file you can do so. Just make any changes and click the Save Changes button (2).

 

Save File

Save File

The Result

The Result

A connection file has now been created that you can send out to all of your authors.

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