How to download and run the Alternate Address Deleter plug-in

How to download and run the Alternate Address Deleter plug-in

The Alternate Address Deleter plug-in globally deletes all instances of an address type for alternate addresses. Note: A query of specific records cannot be included when running this plug-in. 

Note: Before you proceed with the following instructions, back up the database. If your organization integrates multiple Blackbaud products, refer to the Additional Requirements section of the backup article.

Note: Print and read all of the following instructions before running the plug-in.

  1. Log in to the workstation as a local administrator.
  2. Download the plug-in attached to this article for The Raiser's Edge 7.93 and above. Plugins for versions below 7.93 are below:
  3. Save the EXE file to the local hard drive of any workstation with The Raiser's Edge 7 installed. 
  4. Double-click the EXE file.
  5. When prompted, unzip the files into the \Plugins folder on the workstation. (The default path is C:\Program Files\Blackbaud\The Raisers Edge 7\Plugins.) The EXE file is a self-extracting zip file which contains a DLL and a VBD file.
  6. Register the DLL file on the workstation.
  7. Have all other users exit and sign out of The Raiser's Edge.
  8. Log into The Raiser's Edge.
  9. Click Plug-Ins from the navigation bar. The Plug-Ins screen appears.
  10. Click the Alternate Address Deleter link.
  11. Follow the prompts.

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