How to keep mxd customization upon ArcMap upgrade

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07-27-2017 06:23 AM
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I am upgrading ArcMap from 10.2 to 10.4 and want to keep my toolbars and customizations, etc.

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You could test the following.

Keep a backup of C:\Users\<UserName>\AppData\Roaming\ESRI\Desktop10.2.

Replacing the Normal.mxt template after the new install might work.

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I would copy the current Normal.mxt at the path, below; then after updating ArcMap, I could replace the Normal.mxt that came with the update with the saved one.?

Louis L. Toscano Jr.

GIS Technician, Compliance and Technology

Brick Utilities

1551 Hwy. 88 West

Brick, New Jersey 08724-2399

732-458-7000 ext. 4242

Ltoscano@brickmua.com<mailto:Ltoscano@brickmua.com>

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Yes. You can replace the Normal.mxt
I would suggest you to keep a backup of C:\Users\<UserName>\AppData\Roaming\ESRI\Desktop10.2. You might need the connections of ArcCatalog as well.

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Thanx for all your help.

Regards,

Louis L. Toscano Jr.

GIS Technician, Compliance and Technology

Brick Utilities

1551 Hwy. 88 West

Brick, New Jersey 08724-2399

732-458-7000 ext. 4242

Ltoscano@brickmua.com<mailto:Ltoscano@brickmua.com>

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Thank you very much for your help!

Lou

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