importing from TreePad

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importing from TreePad

Post by wsp » Sat Mar 23, 2019 4:18 pm

I have in the past imported some old TreePad Plus files into MyInfo, and it went smoothly. But the problem I'm facing now is that I have one large, very important file in TreePad X Enterprise format that I want to move into MyInfo (because I haven't used Treepad for many years), and I'm not sure how to do it. Is there perhaps a utility to convert a file from TP X Enterprise to TP Plus format? If so, I haven't found it on the TreePad website.

I must rescue this old file somehow: it's filled with data that I need to preserve. If there is no way of importing it into MyInfo, I will probably have to copy-and-paste, and I dread that, because the file is so large.
Bill

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Post by wsp » Sat Mar 23, 2019 7:51 pm

Just this afternoon I found the answer to my question.

In TreePad X Enterprise, click *database* on the menu: then go to *export*, *subtree*, *to files*. At that point you can choose the Treepad Plus format as one of your options.

Using MyInfo's import menu, I was then able to transfer over the entire file except for illustrations. Fortunately, there were not too many of them, and I am prepared to paste them manually.

I'm sorry to inflict so much technical detail on the readers of this forum, but there is just a possibility that I am not the only person desperately trying to rescue an important file from an obsolete piece of software!
Bill

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Post by Petko » Sun Mar 24, 2019 12:27 pm

Thanks for sharing this, Bill. I am sure other people will find it useful too!

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