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Citavi 4 beta: "project was created with a later version"

Postby aanon » 2013-04-09 00:33

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I have been working for a couple of days in Citavi 4 Beta (3.9.18.0). Suddenly today I cannot open my main project file!

I get an error saying: "this project was created with a later version of Citavi and cannot be opened". The file has a .ctv4 extension.

What could be the issue here? How can I get my project back? I have tried repairing the Citavi 4 Beta installation, and also reinstalling the program, to no avail.

Aanon
aanon
 

Re: Citavi 4 beta: "project was created with a later version

Postby aanon » 2013-04-09 01:29

I have now solved this by installing a newer version of the Citavi 4 Beta (3.9.19.0). Seems the problem was caused by me opening the project in version 3.9.19.0 on another computer and then later trying to open it in version 3.9.18.0 on this computer.

I was surprised to find that these two slightly different versions of the Citavi 4 Beta generated incompatible files. Nonetheless, happy that the problem seems to be solved now.
aanon
 

Re: Citavi 4 beta: "project was created with a later version  Topic is solved

Postby Patrick Hilt » 2013-04-09 10:24

Hello Aanon,

that is correct. In the preview and beta phase, such changes can occur in order to improve performance and add new functionality.

Best regards
Patrick

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