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Add locations and create local files

Find out how to create a local file and local file location in Connexion client.

Overview

You may want to:

  • Create multiple local files used for different purposes or by different library staff and locate distinct file categories on different drives or in separate folders.
  • Place one or more local files on a network drive for sharing by several staff members.

Add a new location for local files

  1. Navigate to File > Local File Manager or press <Alt><F><F>.
  2. Click Configure Paths.
  3. In the Configure Local Flie Path window, click Add.
  4. In the Browse for Folder window, perform one of the following actions:
    1. Navigate to the folder you want to designate as a location.
    2. Navigate to a location, click New Folder, and enter a folder name to create a new folder.
  5. Click OK or press <Enter> to add a new location. The full path name of the new location appears in the Configure Local Paths window. Click OK to close the window.
    Or
    Click Cancel.

Create a new local file in the default location

 Note: Do not type the file extensions (*.bib.db, *.auth.db, *.bibcd.db, or *.authcd.db). The client supplies the file extension for you.

  1. Navigate to File > Local File Manager or press <Alt><F><F>.
  2. Under Choose File Type, select the type of file you want to create.
    • Bibliographic
    • Authority
    • Bibliographic Constant Data
    • Authority Constant Data
  3. Click Create File.
  4. In the Windows Open window, accept the default location (X:\Documents and Settings\[user name]\Application Data\OCLC\Connex\Db), enter the new file name, and then click Open. The path and file name you created appears in the Files list in the Local File Manager window.

Create a new local file in a new location

 Note: Do not type the file extensions (*.bib.db, *.auth.db, *.bibcd.db, or *.authcd.db). The client supplies the file extension for you.

  1. Navigate to File > Local File Manager or press <Alt><F><F>.
  2. Under Choose File Type, select the type of file you want to create.
    • Bibliographic
    • Authority
    • Bibliographic Constant Data
    • Authority Constant Data
  3. Click Create File.
  4. Navigate to a different location, enter the name of the new file you want to create, and then click Open.
  5. In the Add Path? message:
    • Click Yes to confirm.
    • Click No to cancel.
    The path and file name you created appears in the Files list in the Local File Manager window.

 

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