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    Exporting AA project

    I recently posted a question in the Desktop area regarding exporting my entire application. I have successfully zipped and exported the desktop application. This exported copy is for home use, without access to the business server. All is fine until I open the Web Projects panel, when I find there are no project files, so I am guessing that the 'Zip Workspace' only copied the Desktop application. Should I simply open the project folder on my server and copy all of the files and folders to my home PC - or is there a better way, as there is with the Desktop app?

    I am on Windows 10 with a Windows Business server 2019 in the office. The website was hosted internally on another PC in the same office. That PC developed a terminal fault, so I have decided to move the website to a new PC at my home address.

    I was hoping that zipping the workspace would grab it all, but obviously not.

    I look forward and thank you for any help and advice.

    Kind regards, Larry

    When you zip, I believe that there is an option to include Web files.
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      I would have thought people would just copy the entire directory (avoid zipping files and the potential dangers that go with it).
      This is said presuming a portable drive or at least somewhat realistic upload speeds.
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        You are of course quite right Ted. Looking at it again, I am surprised if I missed that option. However, my unzipped files did show a web project folder, but only had a 1K file in it. Having repeated the exercise, I've now got all of the files. I'll just have to assume that I didn't do it properly first time round... Thanks again

        With regards to simply copying the data, my hardware would be up to this, but I myself remain the weak link. I know that my desktop application and my web project are in different folders, but I regret that I am not aware if any other folders are involved, so I concluded that I would let the experts decide what files and folders to export. However, if I only need those two folders, maybe I'll try just copying those next time. Thanks for the input


          Sorry about that. I'm guessing your web project is buried in the same parent folder as your desktop project.
          It's usually a painless process to ask someone to show you how to make that determination.
          There are all kinds of of screen sharing apps (including microSoft's Quick Assist) that make this a breeze.
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