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Offline solidute

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Backing up recipes
« on: June 10, 2021, 12:30:58 AM »
This is possibly somewhere on here but I couldn't find it amongst the techojargon


While I'm kind of competent with computers, I'm not very smart with them...

Is there a way I can keep a USB thumb drive plugged in and it automatically backs up to that whenever a new recipe is added?

I always use an old laptop as my beersmith computer so it doesn't matter if I ruin it, but that does leave me vulnerable to losing recipes.

I know the cloud is there, but I use that for the different versions I brew and use the device storage aka my recipes for the original versions Soni always have a safe original copy

Offline BOB357

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Re: Backing up recipes
« Reply #1 on: June 10, 2021, 05:10:25 AM »
BS3 has a full backup to zip file function. (File/Full Backup to ZIP) It backs up recipes, ingredients and profiles in just a few seconds and allows you to select where you want it stored.
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Offline Kevin58

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Re: Backing up recipes
« Reply #2 on: June 10, 2021, 06:37:37 AM »
I don't keep my USB drive plugged in all the time but I back up on it regularly using the function BOB357 describes.
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Offline solidute

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Re: Backing up recipes
« Reply #3 on: June 11, 2021, 02:50:08 AM »
Cheers. Will try and suss it out