DesignSpark Electrical auto-saves your projects and pages to a pre-designated folder. You will usually find them in the 'ProgramData' path of your Windows setup.
Keep in mind that DSE is not designed to be a multi-user collaborative tool and there may be a chance of losing information with several users working on the same project.
You can choose to maintain a backup copy of these project files elsewhere. Either:
1. Take a copy of the whole projects folder and keep it a different location on your local hard drive, or
2. Inside DSE, use the File -> Archive Environment option to preserve your projects, libraries, report configs, etc. for restoring after an upgrade. An Environmental Archive is a compressed data file containing a complete copy of the database content. The file name will be something like 'Environement_yy_mm_dd.tewzip'.
Export of individual schematics/pages is possible in DWG and PDF formats. Options available under 'Import/Export' tab:
To create a independent drawing sheet, go to a the File menu and add a DWG file to your project. You will see the 'save as' option highlighted and can now specify a different folder for this page.
Restoring from backups:
Click on the top left-hand side DSE logo and then, application settings.
In the new menu, click on the 3 dots next to path for 'folder containing projects' and select the new path where you kept 'Projects' as backup.
Open an EWG drawing inside your backed up Project sub-folder, by using File tab-> 'Drawing' group -> Open.
This will open one of the project sheets and retrieve the rest from the database SQLITE file. You can then restore other projects too with this method.
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