Moving Data Files from Previous Versions of ExamView into ExamView 8.1 on Mac

Kevin Herrholtz -

Previous versions of the ExamView Assessment Suite software installed to an ExamView folder on the root of your hard drive. However, ExamView version 8.1 installers follow the software industry install path and install into the Applications > eInstruction folder. Thus, if you have an earlier version of ExamView on your computer, and you install ExamView version 8.1, the application and data files will install to a different location than your previous files.

The following instructions explain how to move your data files (banks, tests, and classes) to the new location.

  1. Navigate to the previous version of ExamView on your hard drive.

    HD > ExamView Pro

    NOTE

    The path may be different than above if the default install path was not used.

  2. Highlight the folders containing the question banks, hold the Cmd key and drag the folders to the new location:

    Applications > eInstruction > ExamView > Banks

  3. Highlight the folders containing the tests, hold the Cmd key and drag the folders to the new location:

    Applications > eInstruction > ExamView > Test

  4. Highlight the folders containing the class rosters, hold the Cmd key and drag the folders to the new location:

    Applications > eInstruction > ExamView > Classes

  5. Reset the default locations for opening and saving banks and tests.
    1. Open the ExamView Test Generator, click the Edit menu and select Preferences.
    2. Click the Files tab.
    3. Click the Folder icon to browse to and set the default location.
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