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[Solved] Taxonomic list install trouble
The instructions for downloading a taxonomic list state:
"For taxonomic lists, just click on the purchased tax list and the download will begin. After download is complete for a taxonomic list, start Birder's Diary and you will be prompted with the auto-import wizard to complete the import and licensing process."
I did that, and the list downloaded. I moved it to the Birders Diary folder. I opened the program. No wizard started. I opened the Import window and tried to import it myself. It found nothing. But it was looking for csv files. The list I downloaded is an exe file. BD will not import such a file.
What do I do?
Here are the instructions from the Taxonomic Downloads page on this site.
Here are the steps from the Invoice.
The key step, missing from the Invoice email, is highlighted in Yellow above.
Once you download the installer, you need to run it. That is missing from the Invoice email. Sorry for that confusion.
The list I downloaded is an exe file. BD will not import such a file.
What do I do?
Run the downloaded EXE file. Then proceed as per the instructions from the website.
I will correct the Invoice email details. Thanks.
The upper instructions you show, I did not see. I was following the lower instructions. No where do they say to run the file that had been downloaded. Thank you for correcting the instructions.
I have updated the Invoice email instructions with what you see below.
For reference, here is what it used to be...
Thanks much for pointing this out David. The instructions had aged and not kept up with new functionality and how things are done.
Very sorry for the frustration this has caused you and others.
Updated text again to the following:
One wonders why other people have not run into the problem. They must know something I don't.
I am not sure David. I am happy to have this pointed out to me and the chance to update these instructions and definitions. It will surely help everyone.