Change default location of Dimension Database files in Registry

WARNING! This procedure requires editing the computer's Registry. Since the computer’s registry is so sensitive to all programs that run on the computer, we recommend that you have your system administrator or IT person follow the procedure.

To change the default location of Dimension Database files, do the following:

  • Right-Click on the Windows Start button /Run/regedit.
  • 32-bit computers: Navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\eTakeoff\RView 
    • OR
  • 64-bit computers: Navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Wow6432Node\eTakeoff\RView 
  • Double click on the string, ProjectDir and modify the path accordingly with a TRAILING BACKSPLASH (\).
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  • 11-Feb-2020