The following files are changed by RTG Bills or RTG Timer. Except as noted, they are copied to the Backup Folder by the File > Backup command in RTG Bills or RTG Timer.
However, we recommend that you do a frequent backup of all files in the RTG Bills and RTG Timer folders, including the program files, as explained in Safeguarding Your Data.
If you need to move the program to another computer, or restore the program after a hard disk crash, see Moving To A New Computer.
The RTG Bills database; contains timekeepers, clients, matters, codes, fees and expenses, payments and adjustments, and other information
The RTG Timer database; contains fees and expenses that were entered into one copy of RTG Timer
Contains settings for RTG Bills; can be recreated by the program if you delete it, but you will lose your settings
Contains settings for RTG Timer; can be recreated by the program if you delete it, but you will lose your settings
Other INI files
INI files contain settings for each user and for several programs that are used by RTG Bills; can be recreated, but the settings will be lost
Shorthand codes for RTG Bills and/or RTG Timer
FMT01.RTG, BILL01.RTG, etc.
Bill formats for RTG Bills:
Deleted matters and their transactions; not backed up by RTG Bills prior to Version 2.02 (and optional after that)
This folder contains instructions for reprinting bills; each file YYYYMMDD.BIL contains all the bills printed on one date (YYYYMMDD is the date); not backed up by RTG Bills prior to Version 2.02 (and optional after that)
Report formats; supplied by RTG, but you may have modified the reports, or created custom reports, with the RTG Report Editor (RED); not backed up by RTG Bills/Timer
Spelling dictionary for RTG Bills and/or RTG Timer; not backed up by RTG Bills/Timer
Fees and expenses released by standalone copies of RTG Timer; only exists when there are unread RTG Timer transactions that RTG Bills should read; not backed up by RTG Bills