IN DAYS GONE BY...
From the time when the self-contained version of In My Diary became available there have always been two editions released - the FULL version and the UPDATE. Updating your IMDiary(M,L) folder was always a bit clumsy and often confusing for some users who just wanted to get on with using the computer without tearing their hair out, or fearing lost data. Some users have downloaded and tried to run the update (which always contained only a few of the necessary files to run) and then got puzzled when nothing happened.
SO, from now on, there is just ONE edition of the self-contained version - the FULL one. However, to make updates possible and still preserve your personal data, it has been necessary to create an Update Installer, and this must be downloaded and run before you can update your self-contained version of In My Diary. You can download it from the same page as the self-contained downloads.
NAMES USED HERE
When you first used this program the folder containing In My Diary self-contained would have been called IMDiary if on Windows, IMDiaryM on MacOS or IMDiaryL on Linux. You may have changed it, so for the purpose of these instructions I will simply call it 'Current Folder'. The version you download to update from will also be called IMDiary(etc) and for our purposes now I will call it 'New Folder'.
WHAT THE NEW UPDATER DOES:
The IMDupdater folder contains the updater for all three platforms. Make sure you are trying to run the one that applies to your computer.
It doesn't matter if you have renamed your folder but it MUST be
an InMyDiary self-contained folder that has been previously run or
you will be warned of this.
Click this to make the update. If you have ticked the 'Run
InMyDiary after updating' option the newly updated program should