Move local history from PyCharm Community to Pro

I just upgrade PyCharm from 2020.3 ce to 2021.2 pro.

The 2021.2 pro manage to discover all the projects but all the local history in 2020.3 ce are not found in 2021.2 pro.

I tried to copy the %LOCALAPPDATA%\JetBrains\PyCharmCE2020.3\LocalHistory to %LOCALAPPDATA%\JetBrains\PyCharm2021.2

But I think 2021.2 does not even uses the LocalHistory folder as after restart and modifying some files in the IDE, I can't see the LocalHistory folder anymore.

Is it possible to move the Local History?

I have uninstalled my 2020.3 ce but did still keep the %APPDATA% and %LOCALAPPDATA% folder of 2020.3 ce


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I re-installed 2020.3 ce and can see the local history in 2020.3 ce.

So, I think the local history files are not corrupted.


And in 2021.2 pro, I notice something else, the local history today does not show the changes I made yesterday when I was testing it. 

As the changes made yesterday was simple print statement, it could not have been mistaken.

The settings in 2021.2 for local history is different, thus, I'm not sure if I have set the correct settings, but I did change the Settings | Advanced Settings | Duration of storing changes in local history to 365 days


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