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Can I rename my database without affecting my dbfront layout?

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I want to rename the database I'm using in dbfront, is that going to mess up the way it is displayed and the settings I have for it in the application?

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Great question. If you rename your database then dbFront will see it as a new database.

To retain your configuration you would need to:

  1. Export the configuration (https://dbfront.com/exportimport),
  2. Rename the database,
  3. Refresh the connection via the Refresh button,
  4. Import the configuration you exported in step 1.
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