CraveInvoice Software Help Guide
Setup the database

Database location - version 1.6 or earlier

On Windows XP: If your operating system is installed on C: drive then the path will be C:\Documents and Settings\user name\Local Settings\Application Data\CraveInvent

On Windows 7/Vista: If your operating system is installed on C: drive then the path will be C:\Users\user name\AppData\Local\CraveInvent

Please note that the "user name" part of the above path should be your computer's user name (that you have logged in with). The folder above mentioned contains tradeinvent.mdb (Microsoft Access database for CraveInvoice) and all the report files.

Database location - version 1.7 to 1.7.5.1

When you install the software, you will be asked for a folder path where database and reports will be stored.

The default path is C:\CraveInvoiceData. You can specify database folder path when you install the software. If you want the change the path later then you can use the instructions below.

Database location - version 1.7.5.2 or higher

When you install the software, you will be asked for a folder path where database and reports will be stored.

Default path for CraveInvoice is C:\CraveInvoiceData

You can specify database folder path when you install the software. If you want the change the path later then you can use the instructions below.

How to move database to another location?

You will need to change the database path in the data.xml file. In version 1.6 or earlier then data.xml file is located in the same path as that of the database path. In version 1.7 or later, the data.xml file is located in C:\Program Files\CraveInvoice\ folder.

Step 1: Open the data.xml file in notepad.

Step 2: Find out the path tag.

Step 3: Replace the tag value "default" with the new full database path.

Step 4: Find out the reports tag.

Step 5: Replace the tag value "default" with the new database full path.

Step 6: Append "\reports\" to the database path just added in reports tag.

Step 7: Save the file