Hi Carol, I do not know whether this changed with FrameMaker 12. However, FrameMaker 11 has its Linguistics folder not in AppData\Roaming\Adobe\Framemaker\12, but in AppData\LocalLow\Adobe
In the Linguistics folder there is the user dictionary which I definitely would back up. Best regards Winfried > -----Original Message----- > From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers- > boun...@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Carol J. Elkins > Sent: Monday, October 27, 2014 10:29 PM > To: firstname.lastname@example.org > Subject: what to back up before reinstalling > > Sigh. I have to reinstall Framemaker 12 on my Win7 system. Before I > do so, I am creating a list of all of the files that I need to back > up so that I can restore all of my customization after I reinstall. > Here is my list so far (not including all of the add-ins and scripts > that are unique to my installation). > > Back up the following from > C:\Users\username\AppData\Roaming\Adobe\Framemaker\12 > Folder WorkSpaces (specifically the .cfsw and .fws files) > Folder Linguistics > File consfile.txt > File maker.ini > File pdfsize.ini > > Back up the following from C:\Program Files > (x86)\Adobe\AdobeFrameMaker12 > Folder Templates > Folder fminit > Folder plugins > maker.ini > > Any others? I will post the final list somewhere that will serve as a > resource to the rest of us; I've had no luck searching for such a > list on Adobe or by Googling. > > Two additional questions: Does anyone know if backing up the > WorkSpaces folder REALLY allows you to retrieve your custom > workspaces after reinstall? I vaguely remember having a problem with > this when I upgraded to FM12. And do I need to deactivate my current > installation before reinstalling it on the same computer? > > Carol ________________________________ This e-mail contains privileged and confidential information intended for the use of the addressees named above. If you are not the intended recipient of this e-mail, you are hereby notified that you must not disseminate, copy or take any action in respect of any information contained in it. If you have received this e-mail in error, please notify the sender immediately by e-mail and immediately destroy this e-mail and its attachments. _______________________________________________ You are currently subscribed to framers as arch...@mail-archive.com. Send list messages to email@example.com. To unsubscribe send a blank email to framers-unsubscr...@lists.frameusers.com or visit http://lists.frameusers.com/mailman/options/framers/archive%40mail-archive.com Send administrative questions to listad...@frameusers.com. Visit http://www.frameusers.com/ for more resources and info.