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loading libraries

Unread post by Raphael » Mon Dec 24, 2018 3:39 pm

somebody ever loaded a new library into the MODX?

i saved a library file (MONTAGE Expanded) on my usb flsh drive and plugged it in the MODX, but all it says on the screen on the MODX is "unformatted usb device". it does not recognise the library file.

when i format the usb flash drive in the MODX, my mac won't recognise the flash drive when i plug it back. i have to initialize the flash drive and when i put it back in the MODX it says "unformatted usb device" again.

i tried to format the usb flash drive with different format-types like exfat and mac journaled, but the MODX doesn't accept any of it.

is there another way to get library files on the MODX?
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Re: loading libraries

Unread post by Derek » Mon Dec 24, 2018 7:37 pm

Hello and welcome.

I have a USB Stick which quite happily works between my Montage and OS X (High Sierra) and WIndows 10, and the MODX should be no different to the Montage in terms of this compatibility.

The USB Stick is formatted as FAT32 (note I do not think that ExFat and FAT32 are the same). Have you tried formatting as FAT32?

Western Digital provide some instructions for doing that in the OSX Disk Utility

I don't think I have ever formatted this stick, as most USB sticks are pre-formatted as FAT32.

If you are still stuck, I will try and find a spare USB Stick and go through the process to see what happens.
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Re: loading libraries

Unread post by Raphael » Wed Dec 26, 2018 5:33 pm

thank you.

i changed the usb stick and suddenly it worked.
maybe it was the size of the stick (64gb) that caused the problem.
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Re: loading libraries

Unread post by Derek » Wed Dec 26, 2018 6:26 pm

Hi,

Glad to hear it worked. Size of stick may possibly be a factor?
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