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 From: Pete Sass
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 Marathon, Ontario
 Canada
 Pete Sass
 To: Dan Baker
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Subject: RE: Demo: Camelot USB Backup with drag/drop
Thread ID: 393913 Message ID: 393929 # Views: 104 # Ratings: 4
Version: Visual FoxPro 9 Category: Forms
Date: Thursday, December 26, 2013 1:25:02 PM         
   


> Foxites:
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> Up to now, I have been using various freeware backup solutions such as Cobian Gravity and SyncBack for my needs. My requirements are not that rigorous: I am merely saving the files on my laptop. Yet I longed for something simpler than these full-blown packages.
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> So when I read Tom Knauf’s Foxite post on his own backup method a couple months back, I fell in love with its simplicity. It calls for putting daily backups on separate devices, so that is what I tried to reproduce in this demo form using USB devices.
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> While it's designed to look for a USB with a day folder in it such as "Monday" or "Tuesday", you can adapt this method to run backups to any device.
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> I've been working on this off and on for 10 days or more, so I have not used it very long.   Still, I need to get it off my desk so I can get back to my day job :- ) It was a challenge, so I hope there are not too many bugs I missed.
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> The only trouble I know about is that it does not like creating directories where there's a period "." in the folder name.   Appreciate it if someone has an idea how to solve that issue.   Regardless, I appreciate all the code I got from several Foxite contributions.
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> The demo form is here: Camelot_backup.zip   2.3 MB
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> Documentation is here: Camelot_backup_help.htm
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> Dan B.
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>


Hi Dan,

Taking a look, thanks for posting.

Here is a little project I did in my spare time that is a copy over backup type of solution.
Also demonstrates how to place a VFP application in the Windows 7 system tray and launch it from there.

Download link below:
https://www.foxite.com/uploads/2d6cd33b-2fe3-40da-8968-adb8e49bdc5e.zip


Not sure yet how you are doing things as will look at the code later this week, but I have not experiences
any issue with folder names with a period in them, ie: Pete.Sass

Have a great 2014 !

Pete "the IceMan", from the Great White North of Canada.
www.marathongriffincomputers.com

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Demo: Camelot USB Backup with drag/drop Posted by Dan Baker @ 12/26/2013 3:54:41 AM
RE: Demo: Camelot USB Backup with drag/drop Posted by Pete Sass @ 12/26/2013 1:25:02 PM
RE: Demo: Camelot USB Backup with drag/drop Posted by Dan Baker @ 12/26/2013 3:05:56 PM
RE: Demo: Camelot USB Backup with drag/drop Posted by Pete Sass @ 12/26/2013 9:20:42 PM
RE: Demo: Camelot USB Backup with drag/drop Posted by Dan Baker @ 12/27/2013 3:05:22 AM
RE: Demo: Camelot USB Backup with drag/drop Posted by Jun Tangunan @ 12/28/2013 2:07:26 AM
RE: Demo: Camelot USB Backup with drag/drop Posted by David Mustakim @ 12/28/2013 2:21:10 AM
RE: Demo: Camelot USB Backup with drag/drop Posted by Jun Tangunan @ 12/28/2013 2:44:57 AM
RE: Demo: Camelot USB Backup with drag/drop Posted by Dan Baker @ 12/28/2013 6:09:33 AM
RE: Demo: Camelot USB Backup with drag/drop Posted by David Mustakim @ 12/28/2013 3:40:55 PM
RE: Demo: Camelot USB Backup with drag/drop Posted by Jun Tangunan @ 12/30/2013 12:01:49 AM
RE: Demo: Camelot USB Backup with drag/drop Posted by Dan Baker @ 12/30/2013 9:07:10 PM
RE: Demo: Camelot USB Backup with drag/drop Posted by Pete Sass @ 12/28/2013 6:05:30 PM
RE: Demo: Camelot USB Backup with drag/drop Posted by Jun Tangunan @ 12/27/2013 1:32:33 AM
RE: Demo: Camelot USB Backup with drag/drop Posted by Dan Baker @ 12/27/2013 3:02:33 AM
RE: Demo: Camelot USB Backup with drag/drop Posted by David Mustakim @ 12/27/2013 3:35:54 AM
RE: Demo: Camelot USB Backup with drag/drop Posted by Dan Baker @ 12/27/2013 4:19:24 AM
RE: Demo: Camelot USB Backup with drag/drop Posted by Jun Tangunan @ 12/27/2013 3:55:33 AM
RE: Demo: Camelot USB Backup with drag/drop Posted by Jun Tangunan @ 12/28/2013 12:44:08 AM
RE: Demo: Camelot USB Backup with drag/drop Posted by Dan Baker @ 12/28/2013 4:48:45 AM
RE: Demo: Camelot USB Backup with drag/drop Posted by Dan Baker @ 12/28/2013 5:47:39 PM
RE: Demo: Camelot USB Backup with drag/drop Posted by Tore Bleken @ 12/28/2013 5:10:19 PM
RE: Demo: Camelot USB Backup with drag/drop Posted by Dan Baker @ 12/28/2013 6:04:24 PM