|11-05-2012, 07:28 PM||#1|
Join Date: May 2011
Hi. I've been using calibre for over a year now and I have an extensive collection of books. I also spent a lot of time playing around so it looks just the way I need it to look.
But I now I need to format my computer and I really don't want to spend hours changing everything to the way I like. The library, I know how to backup and bring back.
What I want to know is what exactly do I need to back up to keep all my custom preferences, from the main program and from the plug-ins. Is it enough to copy the program folder? Or do I need to be more selective of what I copy into the new installation?
Thanks in advance for you help.
|11-05-2012, 07:40 PM||#2|
Well trained by Cats
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: (The original) Silicon Valley, USA
Device: Astak Pocket Pro, K4NT,Galaxy Tab 2
Yo, copy the Library folder INTACT (all files)
You copy the 'Calibre configuration folder' (get to it via Preferences Miscellaneous: button)
AFAIK even thought they are copied as part of the config, Plugins will need to be re-installed (the old settings will be used)
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