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Re: Project Monitor losing recorded projects

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 21 Feb 2017 19:58:31 +0100

On 21.02.2017 17:16, Stefan Hett wrote:
> Hi,
> it happened regularly in the past for me that all the projects I added
> to the project monitor suddenly vanished. I think it corresponded to the
> cases where I installed the nightly build of TSVN 1.9. Is there a known
> limitation in this regards and/or does that ring a bell directly on what
> might cause this behavior?
> Note that I'm using the project monitor successfully for a couple of
> months on a different machine where I don't use nightly builds. There, I
> never ran into this problem of projects being reset.
> @StefanK in case you are picking this up: Please don't spend much time
> on it. It might very well be a local issue and I would not feel good if
> that post would cause you wasting time on a none-issue. I'll get back on
> this one if it becomes more annoying and I actually invest some time in
> debugging the problem myself...

The project monitor settings are saved to
They're saved on exit and loaded on start, with a retry count of 5 and a
wait time between tries of half a second.
There's even a backup file MonitoringData_backup.ini in case the
original file can't be loaded.

Not sure how it can happen that both files get corrupted on your machine.

But you can export all the settings (including the project monitor data)
from the settings dialog->Sync->Export settings to file...

If you do that, then you can restore all data easily again with the
"Import Settings from file..." button in the same dialog.

Also, you can set up a sync location, e.g. in your onedrive folder which
then makes all settings sync across machines - and as a bonus it also
creates a backup of your settings.


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