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Downgrading to a previous version of FotoStation

As a FotoWare Customer Support Engineer, one of the issues I see on a somewhat regular basis, is that users have installed the most recent version of FotoStation, without having a valid license for that version. Simply put, if so, they will not be able to run FotoStation. On Windows, you simply uninstall the new version, install the version for which you have a license, and, as they say, Bob’s your uncle. On a Mac, however, you need to also remove the .bom and .plist files before you can install the version. Here’s how:
 

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How to: Use synonym lists to modify search results

By modifying the thesaur.xml-file, Index Manager will return hits containing synonyms to the specified search words.
 
Say, for example, that you want to search for fast food, and want your search results to also find more specific kinds of fast food, such as pizza, hamburgers and french fries. Included with every installation of Index Manager is a file called Sample-THESAUR.XML, which can be modified to achieve this. To make your own synonym list, and enable them for search, follow these steps:
 

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Password protecting your FotoStation Configuration

As a system administrator, you may want to limit access to certain program features in FotoStation, and even access to the entire configuration dialog, as well as prevent users from accessing certain types of side panels and program functions.
 
Security settings are accessed from the Configuration Menu, under General:
 

 
To prevent unauthorized access to the program configuration dialog, select the checkbox labeled Protect configuration dialogs with a password. Then click on the set password button to specify a password to access the configuration.
 
To prevent access to certain critical program features, click on the Add button. In the dialog that appears, press the Ctrl key to choose more than one option from the list.The following features can be disabled:
 

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