How to Move a Library From One Computer to Another
This article will tell you how to move your ScreenSteps Lessons library from one machine to another, for example from your desktop computer to a laptop.
Reveal Library Folder
If your library is open in ScreenSteps you can use the File > Reveal Library Folder menu to reveal the folder in Finder or Windows Explorer.
Copy Entire Folder
When you reveal the lesson library you are going to see a folder that will have two items in it:
- The Lessons folder
- The Library.data file.
You need to copy both of these items. What you really want to copy is the folder that contains these two items. In the example above you would copy the ScreenSteps Library (3) folder. You can copy this over your network or onto a removable hard drive.
Open Library on New Machine
Once you are on your new machine and have launched ScreenSteps select File > Open Library.
- Select the folder that contains the Lessons and Library.data file (in this example ScreenSteps Library)
- Select Choose