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Collection Management - File Menu

Modified: 2008/01/21 15:58 by raist101 - Categorized as: Collection Mangement



The items on the File Menu are mainly used for database selection & maintenance, server selection, and data importing & exporting.


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Menu Items

Database Selection & Maintenance

  • New Database 1 - creates a new 2.4x database
  • Backup Database 2 - backs up an existing 2.4x database including all cover and actor photo images
  • Restore Database 1, 2 - restores an existing 2.4x database from a backup made with Backup Database
  • Open Prior Database 1 - opens and converts a pre-2.4x database (Access .mdb file) to the 2.4x format (SQL Server)

Server Selection

  • Connect To Server - used to select the My Movies database server for this client 3

Data Importing & Exporting

  • Import
    • DVD Profiler XML - imports data from the XML file generated with DVD Profiler
    • DVD Profiler XML (3.x) - imports data from a DVD Profiler v3.x database
    • Folder Content - imports titles found in selected folder, if title is found in WebService, data is automatically downloaded
  • Export
    • XML File - exports data from My Movies database to an XML file

Exit Application

  • Exit - closes the Collection Management application



  1. has the potential to completly overwrite an existing 2.4x database, pay close attention to any prompts displayed while performing this action
  2. can only be run from Collection Management on the server
  3. see the FAQ (particularly question #2) and Multi Zone documentation for more information

Collection Management - Title Menu Collection Management - Collection Menu Collection Management - WebService Menu Collection Management - Configure Menu Collection Management - Help Menu New Database Backup Database Restore Database Connect To Server Open Prior Database Import Export Exit