Backup Assistant Improvements
The latest release of the Backup Assistant is 4.0. It is Excel 97-2013 compatible.
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- March 7, 2013 - Released Excel 2013 compatible version with ribbon menu for ease if use. Available all the time with just a click.
- March 19, 2011
- File types exclusions added to the list were sometimes not being saved. This problem was fixed.
- Improved the menus.
- Sept 23, 2010 - Improved the dialogs to make easier to use.
- June 1, 2010 - Release 3.0
- Excel 2010 compatible version
- May 22, 2008 - Updated the digital signature and minor code modifications needed for some users after doing an service pack (SP) upgrade from Microsoft
- Jan 28, 2008 - Improved the save settings options to insure that file open backup options are reviewed when a user clicks the "save settings" button. Changed so that file name saving option is saved versus reverting to the filename + date approach.
- Jan 22, 2008 - Eliminated a backup prompt that appeared when a file is opened and the option to automatically backup is set on.
- July 3, 2007 - Digitally signed our installation exe and add-in using a software code signing certificate from Thawte to add another level of security and confidence in our products. It allows users to maintain macro security on the high security setting in Excel and still run our add-ins.
- March 21, 2007 - Version 2 released which is compatible with Excel 2007 and backward compatible to Excel 97.
- 2005 /2006
- Modified the option to create a toolbar button to list only the standard toolbars as the destination of a button
- Made minor changes to the startup screens for first time users and minor menu changes to improve ease of use
- Added an option to automatically backup a file just once a day
- Minor change to eliminate password prompting on close
- Fixed a problem with settings not saving on some machines
causing backups not to be run.
- Modified the backup when file is opened
- Fixed a problem with the excluded from prompt for backup