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How to converts Vijeo designer projects from version 4.3 or lower to 4.4 or newer?

Goals and Symptoms

How to converts Vijeo designer projects from version 4.3 or lower to 4.4 or newer?

Facts and Changes

Vijeo Designer 5.0 only accepts to open projects from Vijeo Designer 4.4 or newer

Causes and Fixes

Vijeo Designer 5.0 only accepts to open projects from Vijeo Designer 4.4 or newer. This was a marketing decision. So, generally speaking, here is the procedure to follow to convert a project from Vijeo Designer 4.2 or 4.3 to Vijeo Designer 5.0:
1. Install Vijeo Designer 4.4.
2. Open the old project into Vijeo Designer 4.4.
3. Make sure the project builds successfully in Vijeo Designer 4.4.
4. Save the project in Vijeo Designer 4.4.
5. Export the project from Vijeo Designer 4.4.
6. Uninstall Vijeo Designer 4.4.
7. Install Vijeo Designer 5.0.
8. Import the Vijeo Designer 4.4 project exported at step 5 into Vijeo Designer 5.0.
9. Open the project in Vijeo Designer 5.0.
10. Make sure the project builds successfully in Vijeo Designer 5.0.
11. Save the project in Vijeo Designer 5.0.
12. Export the project from Vijeo Designer 5.0.


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