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Import connection settings from mysql-front 2.5

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Written by henkel_1111
8 years ago
Category: Creating a connection
17 posts since Sat, 07 Oct 06
Hi,

is there any way to import all the connection settings from 2.5? when i use the "export settings"-function and import it in heidi nothing happens....

Any ideas???
Written by ansgar
8 years ago
4793 posts since Fri, 07 Apr 06
- start regedit
- delete the key HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\HeidiSQL
- rename the key HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\MySQL-Front to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\HeidiSQL
- start HeidiSQL

in fact you will lose some minor options by deleting the newer key, but your old server-registrations should be well working then.
Written by henkel_1111
8 years ago
17 posts since Sat, 07 Oct 06
danke, das hat funktioniert (in deutsch ist es doch einfacher...).
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Written by Ron
7 years ago
3 posts since Wed, 25 Oct 06

anse wrote: - start regedit
- delete the key HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\HeidiSQL
- rename the key HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\MySQL-Front to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\HeidiSQL
- start HeidiSQL

in fact you will lose some minor options by deleting the newer key, but your old server-registrations should be well working then.




Since I want to keep MySQL-Front2.5, an easier (and safer) way to import the server settings for HeidiSQL is to use the File/Export-Settings command in MySQL-Front..or use regedit to export the key branch

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\MySQL-Front

naming it something like Mysql-Front_servers.reg.

Use Notepad to edit the reg file and remove the section
[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\MySQL-Front]

and then do a Edit-Replace of "MySQL-Front\Servers" with "HeidiSQL\Servers" and save the edited reg file.

Now you can use HeidiSQL command File/Import Settings to import the edited reg file with all the old server settings.
- Ron
 

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