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Post » Tue Nov 19, 2013 9:49 pm

@jobel autosave has been integrated for the last few builds. What version are you using?
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Post » Tue Nov 19, 2013 10:02 pm

I'm on 139.. I've been meaning to update.. just haven't gotten around to it... just like I didn't get around to clicking the save button for 3 hours! grr so mad at myself! nothing worse than that "REPORT TO MICROSOFT? "DONT SEND" screen when you know you forgot to save....
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Post » Tue Nov 19, 2013 10:36 pm

May I ask what the difference between autosave and autobackup do then? Autosave is self explanatory, but does autobackup just backup the current saved file automatically?
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Post » Tue Nov 19, 2013 10:54 pm

@mepis :

If I am correct, Autosave is saving on another file each X minutes, while auto-backup is copying the last file you saved before erasing it.

If you have a Test.Capx, make a change then save it once again, the Test.capx.backup should contain what the test.capx contained before the save, so if the save failed (or you made a breaking change that you cannot find out), at least you can use the backup file.

I hope I was clear
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Post » Wed Nov 20, 2013 6:22 pm

Thank you! I figured that's what it did but confirmation never hurts.
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