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Configuring Toast for file archive purposes


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I need to configure Toast to work the way I want. There are several issues.

 

Background: I'm using Toast to backup a large photo archive.

 

When using Toast to backup files:

 

1) I need to configure Toast to span folders but not span files by default, rather than have to "load" a job or check the checkbox each time I make a photo archive backup.

 

2) I need to configure Toast to NOT put the "restore" application on the DVD. I just need a plain data DVD of photo files, using Toast to span the files across many DVDs.

 

 

 

When I put a Toast-generated backup photo archive DVD in the computer I don't want Toast to change my Finder preferences!

 

3) I need to disable this behavior:

 

Toast hides the Finder toolbar and changes the view to icons. When I double click on the archive it opens Toast to restore the "spanned archive" files rather than just open the files on the DVD.

 

4) What I need instead: I want the DVD to act like any other data DVD or external drive - just open the files. No autoplay, no changing Finder, no nothin'. I *think* this might be accomplished by #2 above, but if it's a setting in the Toast application and not just from the restore ap on the disk, then I need to know how to change the setting.

 

 

5) When Toast hides the Finder toolbar this persists when I open new Finder windows. This is bad, very bad. Your application should NEVER change the user's OS or other applications configuration!

 

 

I'm using Toast 10.0.4 on Mac OS X 10.5.5 on a MacBook Pro.

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