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  • Shared data folders

     XOcademy updated 3 weeks, 5 days ago 2 Members · 3 Posts
  • XOcademy

    Administrator
    September 29, 2020 at 8:25 am

    Do you design from multiple locations / workstations? I design primarily from two different workstations, and sometimes on a laptop- so three total different computers. I’ve put exocad and the configuration files in Dropbox, as well as the CAD-DATA folder for all the cases so they’re synced across the three devices.

  • drmatt

    Member
    September 29, 2020 at 3:02 pm

    I’ve created 2 folders on our server that is shared on the network. “Scans needing Designed” and “Designs for Milling”. That way designs can be done on different computers, and the designs/construction info can be accessed on the milling computer

    • XOcademy

      Administrator
      September 29, 2020 at 4:35 pm

      I’ve run into small problems if I don’t share the root exocad folder that has all the config.xml files. Settings like minimum thickness, crown border parameters, and model creator parameters don’t save in the CAD-DATA folder. They’re in the program folder. If I don’t sync the program folder, like in Dropbox, all those materials settings get lost. Pain. In. The. Rear.

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