Chronolator logo

Upgrading to a new version

What are the things to consider when you upgrade to a new version?

Compatibility

Chronolator Documents

Chronolator Documents created by all versions released to date are fully compatible with each other - you can import Chronolator documents from one version into another. The resulting document will be at the level of the importing document.

There is no need to upgrade Chronolator documents you have already created unless you want to use the features in the new version. If that is the case, use the Conversion Tool (chronolator-conversion-tool.docm in the Chronology Setup folder).

Online Workbench licence

Version 4.0 licences are in a different format from earlier versions. Please contact Berrick Computing Ltd for a free upgrade licence.

Recommended procedure

We recommend that you put the new version into a different set of folders from your old version. Doing this will prevent any chance of losing any changes you might have made to the Master Chronology (though you will need to re-apply these to the new version).

After you have unzipped the downloaded files into the new folders, perform the following steps:

  1. Copy your new licence into the 'ChronologySetup' folder containing the Online Workbench;
  2. If you had customised the text in the Master Chronology, copy your changes into the new one.

    From Version 4.0, this text is in ChronolatorMasterChronologyText.docx. In earlier versions, it was in ChronolatorMasterChronology.docm.

Release History

The release history page describes the differences between releases.

Chronolator - the chronology tool. Copyright © 2005 - 2021 Berrick Computing Ltd. All rights reserved.

Contact us at enquiries@chronolator.co.uk