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Re: How do I save a large PAF?
Posted by: Cliff Barney (ID *****1498) Date: August 24, 2005 at 04:08:32
In Reply to: How do I save a large PAF? by Michelle Doss of 4837

You could make a Backup file (which is a .ZIP version of your .PAF file). To make a backup file, select "Backup" on the FILE menu. The backup.zip is usually only about 1/4 as big as your main.PAF file.

If the backup.zip is still too big to save on a 1.44MB floppy disc, then it's time to invest in a larger external storage device -- such as a CD/RW drive or a ZIP drive, both under $100.00. There are other relatively inexpensive external storage devices, such as flash cards, but you need a fairly up-to-date computer to be able to use them.

-- Cliff in Virginia
William C. Barney
President, Barney Family Historical Assn.


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