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CIRCLY 7.0 – importing data from CIRCLY 6.0

This is how it works (​You need to be running CIRCLY 7.0 (19 April 2020) or later): Click on the Menu item, File, then Import CIRCLY 6.0 data. There are 3 options to import data from your CIRCLY 6.0 database: Only import your Materials Import your Materials and Layered Systems  Import the following items: Materials Layered Systems Full details of non-Austroads Design Method jobs (General Analysis; General Design and Haul Roads) Important – Resolving data clashes If you have records for Materials etc. that have the same IDs in both CIRCLY 6.0 and CIRCLY 7.0,  the CIRCLY 7.0 values will not be overwritten. Important – Austroads Design Method There is no way to automatically transfer all job data from CIRCLY 6.0 to…

What APSDS 5.0 files do I need to backup?

To find out what data folder is currently being used: Click . The data folder will be shown in the “Data Path” field. By default this will be “C:\Users\Public\Documents\Mincad Systems\APSDS5\data”. To backup your data: At the very minimum you only need to back-up all the *.sds files and the database files LAYERS.MDB and LOADS.MDB. There is only one possible catch. APSDS is designed to use the latest (and only the latest) versions of the relevant data from the databases when you run an analysis. If you change ANY of the data that was used by previously run jobs, if you run those jobs again they will use the latest data, not the historical data. This is by design. To ensure…

What CIRCLY 6.0 files do I need to backup?

To find out what data folder is currently being used: Click . The data folder will be shown in the “Data Path” field. By default this will be “C:\Users\Public\Documents\Mincad Systems\CIRCLY6\data”. To backup your data: At the very minimum you only need to back-up all the *.cls files and the database files LAYERS6.CMDB and LOADS6.CMDB. There is only one possible catch. CIRCLY is designed to use the latest (and only the latest) versions of the relevant data from the databases when you run an analysis. If you change ANY of the data that was used by previously run jobs, if you run those jobs again they will use the latest data, not the historical data. This is by design. To ensure that you can check the actual data…

What CIRCLY 5.1 files do I need to backup?

To find out what data folder is currently being used: Click . The data folder will be shown in the “Data Path” field. By default this will be “C:\Users\Public\Documents\Mincad Systems\CIRCLY5\data”. To backup your data: At the very minimum you only need to back-up all the *.cls files and the database files LAYERS.MDBand LOADS.MDB. There is only one possible catch. CIRCLY is designed to use the latest (and only the latest) versions of the relevant data from the databases when you run an analysis. If you change ANY of the data that was used by previously run jobs, if you run those jobs again they will use the latest data, not the historical data. This is by design. To ensure that you can check the actual data that…

How do I transfer my CIRCLY 5.1 files to another PC?

To find out what data folder is currently being used (for either PC): Click . The data folder will be shown in the “Data Path” field. By default this will be “C:\Users\Public\Documents\Mincad Systems\CIRCLY5\data”. To transfer your CIRCLY 5.1 files to another PC: Make sure all instances of CIRCLY are closed. Copy all the files. Of course, if the destination PC has important CIRCLY data you should back up those files first.…

What HIPAVE 5.0 files do I need to backup?

To find out what data folder is currently being used: Click . The data folder will be shown in the “Data Path” field. By default this will be “C:UsersPublicPublic DocumentsMincad SystemsHIPAVE5data”. To backup your data: At the very minimum you only need to back-up all the *.cls files and the database files LAYERS.MDB and LOADS.MDB. There is only one possible catch. HIPAVE is designed to use the latest (and only the latest) versions of the relevant data from the databases when you run an analysis. If you change ANY of the data that was used by previously run jobs, if you run those jobs again they will use the latest data, not the historical data. This is by design. To…

How do I transfer my HIPAVE 5.0 files to another PC?

To find out what data folder is currently being used (for either PC): Click . The data folder will be shown in the “Data Path” field. By default this will be “C:UsersPublicPublic DocumentsMincad SystemsHIPAVE5data”. To transfer your HIPAVE 5.0 files to another PC: Make sure all instances of HIPAVE are closed. Copy all the files. Of course, if the destination PC has important HIPAVE data you should back up those files first.…

How do I transfer my CIRCLY 6.0 files to another PC?

To find out what data folder is currently being used (for either PC): Click . The data folder will be shown in the “Data Path” field. By default this will be “C:\Users\Public\Documents\Mincad Systems\CIRCLY6\data”. To transfer your CIRCLY 6.0 files to another PC: Make sure all instances of CIRCLY are closed. Copy all the files. Of course, if the destination PC has important CIRCLY data you should back up those files first.…