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How to move the network descriptors in ProWORX NxT

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How to move the network descriptors in ProWORX NxT

Causes and Fixes

Click on File\Utilities\Import/Export


  • Click on the radio button labeld 'Export'


  • Click on 'DB4 Database .DBF File'
  • Assign a name for the exported file
  • Click on the 'Start' button.

  • Open the exported spreadsheet with Excel.
  • Locate the network descriptions in the columns labeled 'DESC1' through 'DESC9'
  • Right-click and select cut.


  • Scroll down to the new location and highlight the appropriate number of cells in n the columns labeled
'DESC1' through 'DESC9'
  • Paste the network descriptions to the new locations.

  • Save the spreadsheet


  • Click on the 'Yes' button.


  • If you get the following window, click on the 'Yes' button.


  • Backup the ProWORX NxT project.
  • Click on File\Utilities\Import/Export
  • Import the saved file back into the ProWORX NxT project.
  • Click on the down arrow next to 'File_Type' in the Import/Export Utilities' window.
  • Select 'DB4 Database"' from the drop down list.

  • Specify a filename.
  • Click on the 'Overlay Imported Descriptors' button.
  • Click on the 'Start' button.

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