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Offline MrsFlynn

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How To: Save Sims 3 Files From the Library (Exporting Files)
« on: August 12, 2014, 02:57:25 AM »
How To: Save Sims 3 Files From the Library (Exporting Files)

Updated: Jan. 2020 (Thank you J for creating SV2020, in which I used to edit this how-to.)

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This is a how to on exporting your Sims 3 files from your library to your export folder.

01.) When the game first loads, after picking a town, go to Options > Edit Town menu and load that to find the Library at the bottom of your screen.


--- There are 3 tabs: Households (Solid House); Empty Houses (House Outline); Community lots (Bench)

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02.) Select which tab you want to export your chosen file from, look for it's photo, which opens a menu to the right of the screen. Select the "Share" button, which is the arrow with a star above it icon. The file then goes to the Exports folder.

For example: Take the house in the empty house tab. Click it to select it, look for the "Share" button and click it. Before it gets saved, you can name it and give it a description, if it doesn't have them. Once you are finished with that, click the checkmark to save.

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Once the Share/Export is complete you should be able to find the .Sims3Pack file in the Exports folder.

-----------> Documents > Electronic Arts > The Sims 3 > Exports

**If you need help saving Sims from the SimBin, households their house or community lots, please see the links below.

How-To: Save Sims From the SimBin

How To: Save a Household

How To: Save a House/Community Lots

Created: Aug. 2014
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Re: How To: Save Sims 3 Files From the Library (Exporting Files)
« Reply #1 on: August 12, 2014, 03:45:13 AM »
Thank you, MrsFlynn!  I'm making this sticky.
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