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Best converting practices to move to FM13

Question asked by marketg on Dec 12, 2013
Latest reply on Dec 12, 2013 by marketg


Best converting practices to move to FM13


     Our FM files have been converted over the years from FM 4 to FM 5 to FM 7 to FM 10, and now we are moving to FM 13.

     Generally we export all the data from each file, save a blank copy, then convert the blank copy, then re-import all the data back into the new converted database.

     I know that FM will automatically convert the file when you open the old one. I really was wondering, what is really necessary for a nice clean conversion. Is the auto conversion really all that is needed when opening the old file?

     Thanks for any input on this!