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Quick Summary: Synchronizes the records in two databases

How to Get There: File/Synchronize Databases/Fast

This powerful feature allows you to keep two separate databases up to date, so that any records added to one database will be present in the other.  For example, if you put the time record database on your laptop and work on it at home, you can later synchronize it with the database on your desktop computer.

After selecting this option, select the name of the other time record database with which you wish to synchronize.  After the synchronization is complete, the two files will be identical.

Fast synchronization is fast because Time Logger keeps track of which records have been modified since the last sync.  Thus it can skip all records that have not been modified in either database.  However, this means that you can only use Fast synchronization if neither of the databases has been synchronized with a third database.  For example, if you synchronize database A with B and database B with C, you cannot then synchronize A with B again.  In this situation, you must use slow synchronization.

REMEMBER: The first time you synchronize two databases, or if you have synchronized either of those databases with a third database, you must use slow synchronization.  And when in doubt as to which is needed, use slow synchronization.

Time Logger may display the Confirm Deletion or the Resolving Multiple Edits window if it needs your assistance during the synchronization process.


Confirm Deletion Window

Resolving Multiple Edits Window