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Multimedia Diary
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How to send an entry by email
How to work with stickers
Advanced Diary - Print
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Working with databases
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How to protect your information by password
Working with Dropbox
Working with Google Drive
Working with OneDrive
Working in a network
Network features overview
Server installation
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Server database maintenance
Copyright and License
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Technical Support
Technical Support


  Working with Google Drive

Advanced Diary supports synchronization with Google Drive. You can save a copy of your database into Google Drive and then load it on another computer just with one mouse click!

All features to work with Google Drive are available under the "File - Synchronization - Google Drive" main menu item:



To use these functions you should have the Google Drive client application installed on your computer.



As alternate way, you can simply install Advanced Diary into a folder, which synchronizing with Google Drive. In this case, when you complete your work and exit the program, all your information will be automatically synchronized with Google Drive cloud storage.

If you use same Google Drive account on another computer, please wait while Google Drive will complete synchronization with cloud storage before open Advanced Diary.


Save to Google Drive


If you never loaded or saved your current database into Google Drive, when you click this menu item, the dialog window "Save to Google Drive" will be shown:
In this window please select a path to a folder on your computer, which synchronizing with Google Drive. File name in this folder will be inserted automatically, but you can change it, if necessary.

When you click "OK", your current database will be copied to Google Drive, and Advanced Diary will remember database file association with the file in Google Drive for the future use.
Please do not delete copied database file file in Google Drive folder manually.


When you click the "Save to Google Drive" menu item next time, associated file will be copied to Google Drive without any confirmations.

When database file is copied, Google Drive client application will synchronize it with cloud storage and it can be loaded from other computers.


Load from Google Drive


If Advanced Diary does not have any information about associated files in Google Drive with the current database, or the path to Google Drive folder is incorrect (or empty), it will open the "Load from Google Drive" dialog window:

In this window you can set up a path to a folder on your computer, which synchronizing with Google Drive, and select one of available databases in this folder.

When you click "OK", Advanced Diary will replace current database with the selected file and remember database file association with the file in Google Drive for the future use.


When you click the "Load from Google Drive" menu item next time, associated file will be loaded from Google Drive without any confirmations.



Be careful, when use this feature. Please note that your active database will be replaced with the database file from Google Drive folder.

Please make sure, that file in Google Drive is completely synchronized and up to date.


Remove from Google Drive


When you click this menu item, Advanced Diary will delete file, associated with active database, in Google Drive folder, and remove all associations for this file.


This menu item is disabled, if your active database does not have associated file in Google Drive folder.


Note: when you connected to a server, these functions are available for database administrator only.

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