[BTS] Change save directory?

Discussion in 'Civ4 - Technical Support' started by LincolnOfRome, Jan 9, 2022.

  1. LincolnOfRome

    LincolnOfRome Glutton for Punishment

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    I'd like to keep my documents synced with OneDrive, but BTS files fill up my space on OneDrive. Is there a way to save BTS files automatically outside of My Documents in Windows?
     
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    s.bernbaum Mostly lurking

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    I have not tried this but it may well work. In CivilizationIV.ini find this line:

    ; Save Path - relative to working (Civ4) folder
    FileName = 0

    Replace the "0" with the pathname where you want the savegame files saved, starting with the volume name. For example: /C/game_name-folder/CIV/saves

    I think that including the volume name will overide the "relative to working (Civ4) folder" part but I could be wrong. It is worth a try.
     
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    LincolnOfRome Glutton for Punishment

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    Thanks. I'll may try that, but I seem to have found a workaround. Civ IV was putting all the movie and music assets in the "Music" directory. I think there was over a gig of data in there. OneDrive was backing up the data. As the free version of OneDrive is only 5 gigs, this was filling up the storage. I did figure out how to exclude the "Music" directory from backup. However, I may have actual music in the future that I actually do want to back up. So, your solution is more elegant than mine.
     

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