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doPDF Plugin


doPDF backup plugin only works with Backup4all.

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If you already have Backup4all, you can add the doPDF backup plugin below.

Download plugin as XML file
doPDF is a free PDF printer that does what the name suggests, creates PDF files. Once installed it will allow you to convert any type of printable documents to PDF files.

About doPDF

doPDF installs itself as a virtual PDF printer driver so after a successful installation will appear in your Printers and Faxes list and also in the list of All Programs.

How to backup and restore doPDF using Backup4all plugin

Once you installed doPDF, it is a bit of a problem to move its settings on another computer or to re-configure it after re-installing your system. This is where the plugin to back-up doPDF data is important and it will save you time compared to doing a backup manually.
Creating a backup job in Backup4all using the doPDF plugin will let you back-up the registry entries.
In order to backup doPDF, you have to follow these steps:
  1. Download and install the backup plugin here: doPDF backup plugin
  2. After you installed the plugin in Backup4all, define a backup job and run it to back-up doPDF. If you don't know how to install the plugin and run the backup, read this article:
If you need to restore the doPDF files after a fresh system installation or on a different computer, follow these steps:
  1. Install doPDF and the doPDF plugin from here: doPDF backup plugin
  2. Open in Backup4all the .bkc catalog file from the destination.
  3. Press the Restore button and follow the wizard steps.

What information is backed up when using the doPDF plugin

The backup plugin mentioned above will add as backup sources the following information:
  • doPDF registry entries - stored in HKEYCURRENTUSER\Software\Softland\

Raw Plugin (XML) Code: doPDF.xml

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<b4asource version="1.0">
	<!--Program unique ID (GUID)-->
	<!--Program name-->
	<!--Executable file path-->
	<exepath type="0"/>
	<!--Minimum and maximum versions for which the backup was tested-->
	<!--Information about the plugin author-->
		<email>[email protected]</email>
	<!--Variables used in the XML file-->
		<!--If type="reg" then the value will be read from the registry-->
	<!--The backup sources-->
		<source name="Registry" type="registry">
			<registry path="HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Softland\novaPDF 8\OfficeAddIns\doPDF" recursive="true"/>
			<registry path="HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Softland\novaPDF 8\doPdf8_Softland" recursive="true"/>
			<registry path="HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Softland\novaPDF 9\OfficeAddIns\doPDF" recursive="true"/>
			<registry path="HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Softland\novaPDF 9\doPdf9_Softland" recursive="true"/>
			<registry path="HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Softland\novaPDF 10\OfficeAddIns\doPDF" recursive="true"/>
			<registry path="HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Softland\novaPDF 10\doPdf10_Softland" recursive="true"/>
			<registry path="HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Softland\novaPDF 11\OfficeAddIns\doPDF" recursive="true"/>
			<registry path="HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Softland\novaPDF 11\doPdf11_Softland" recursive="true"/>