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FTM 2012 on Network

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FTM 2012 on Network

Posted: 24 Jan 2013 1:11AM GMT
Classification: Query
Two related issues, but will make separate threads for clarity... Question #1: I have FTM 2012 on a desktop machine (nice having two monitors, lots of area to work with). The main tree on that machine is synced with my AFT (via TreeSync). It all works as designed.

However, I'd like to be able to work on my FTM tree from my laptop in other parts of the house. While I know I could work on the online AFT on the laptop, for file organization purposes, I would really like to work on the FTM file.

Even though I've searched the message board (not able to find conclusive answers), I am wondering if anyone is successfully running their FTM using a network drive for the database storage while accessing that from more than one machine (not simultaneously). If so, how do you have it set up? What files need to be on the shared drive? Do you only sync to the AFT (TreeSync) from one of the machines (e.g. from the "main" location, the desktop in my case)?

Again, I am not talking about simultaneous editing -- only one instance of FTM software would be running at a time.

Thoughts? Experiences to share? Thanks in advance...

-- Jeff
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docjavadude 24 Jan 2013 8:11AM GMT 
tulrose 24 Jan 2013 3:27PM GMT 
docjavadude 24 Jan 2013 5:25PM GMT 
tulrose 24 Jan 2013 6:02PM GMT 
John McGrew 24 Jan 2013 8:19PM GMT 
docjavadude 26 Jan 2013 6:01AM GMT 
Sean Franklin 27 Jan 2013 7:17PM GMT 
docjavadude 27 Jan 2013 7:31PM GMT 
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