Backing Up the Perfect Authority Dictionary Once you’ve invested the time and energy to customize the dictionary in Perfect Authority, with new citations and unique abbreviations, it’s a good idea to create a backup of the file, in case something goes awry. Save it to a CD/DVD or flash drive and keep it in a safe place. In the event that you have to reinstall, simply replace the default dictionary that comes with Perfect Authority with the customized copy of the file.
To create the backup, search your system for the file “ctoatph3.db”. When you locate it, send a copy to a CD/DVD or flash drive for safekeeping.