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10.3: Use the .mac iDisk to store common application data
Authored by: CardinalRoost on Jan 14, '04 09:04:37PM

What you need to do is stop using the file on your machine, only use the iDisk file. Then this works great.

1. set up iDisk to keep a copy locally.
2. find you quicken file on your hard drive and copy it to the iDisk Documents.
3. make an alias pointing to this new location.
4. use the alias to open quicken.
5. after checking the file from another location, delete the original - or back it up to CD or ...

I have iDisk set up to replicate between 3 computers: home, school (where I do support), work.

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10.3: Use the .mac iDisk to store common application data
Authored by: rezolution on Jun 08, '04 01:21:34AM

I have verified the problem. The offered solutions do not help. When accessing the Quicken data file from iDisk from another machine, the "unpackaged" file/folder appears corrupt. Even the data file within the resulting unpackaged directory is not readable by Quicken (version 2003.) This is a problem for users that wish to access their Quicken data from multiple machines at multiple sites (ie. a G5 at home and a Powerbook at work.)

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