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[Solved] The new user guide / old user guide
Hi Jeff- I reviewed the new user guide- like the ability to navigate and quickly find topics- very helpful. I do have a comment- it does not seem to have the number of topics or detail that the old user guide has.
For instance- there is nothing to cover the topic of backing up BD- for that one would need to use the older version which seems to have been "set to the side". Are there plans to incorporate the topics from the previous guide into the newer format?
I also wanted to mention, that these Forums contain a wealth of edge-case information about questions not commonly covered in the User Guide or elsewhere.
When I rebuilt this site using the latest technology, a lot of time was spent shopping for the best Forums functionality available. These forums are amazing.
So, many times, simply Searching in these forums will find the information you are looking for. Already 1,278 replies in just 2 years. So you know there is info in here.
Thanks Jeff- totally understand and support your strategy- and I do use the forums.
I guess I am one of those individuals that likes to better understand the theory of the program, and over the years have used the old guide numerous times in better understanding BD and from the old guide, have learned to access and use the incredible functionality and features.
I did find and use the new guide and the old guide as you described.
My request would be that if you do consider retiring the old guide, perhaps make a pdf of the old guide, so those of us that are so inclined can download and use.
My request would be that if you do consider retiring the old guide, perhaps make a pdf of the old guide, so those of us that are so inclined can download and use
Therein lies the problem that eventually forced the retirement of the old guide and the creation of the new. That software died, and hasn't been available anywhere for over a decade. So there is no ability to produce it in any other format or update it, and it only lives on in HTML format on my web site. Ugggg.