Save/restore customized toolbars before/after install?

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David B. Trout
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Save/restore customized toolbars before/after install?

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Whenever a new version of EDP is installed, the toolbars for both directory comparison and the file comparison are reset to their default, thereby forcing me to re-customize them all over again (which can be a PITA!).

Is there a way to prevent this from happening? Is there some save/restore procedure or some technique that I am unaware of that will save my current customization for both toolbars, so that after installing a new version, my customized toolbars are preserved? (or restored?)

Thanks!
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Re: Save/restore customized toolbars before/after install?

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All toolbar customization are stored in HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\PrestoSoft\ExamDiff Pro registry key, under "CommandBars-" subkeys. There is no code that forces toolbar reset during installation.

See if you can reliably reproduce the issue, and if you can, please provide the steps.
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Re: Save/restore customized toolbars before/after install?

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Hint: do not simply modify the standard toolbars; use a name different from the standards for your custom toolbar.
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Re: Save/restore customized toolbars before/after install?

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MSpagni wrote: Tue Aug 16, 2022 1:46 am Hint: do not simply modify the standard toolbars; use a name different from the standards for your custom toolbar.
Ah! Maybe that's the trick!

Thanks, MSpagni. I'll give it a try.
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