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how do i recover a previous version of a saved odt file [closed]

asked 2016-03-22 02:04:31 +0200

vinde gravatar image

Used "save" instead of "save as" on a revised file, & now want to recover the original file. Thanks!

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answered 2016-03-22 12:37:57 +0200

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updated 2016-03-22 12:40:43 +0200

If you have activated the option 'Always create a backup copy' under > 'Tools' > 'Options' > 'Load/Save' > 'General' you will find the one previoiusly saved version in the 'backup' folder of your user profile.
Multiple backups (version history) are not supported by LibO itself.

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OK - I did not know about that option. Checked it & backup was not turned on, but it is now! I guess the file is gone, at least the updates since my last backup to my external drive. Thanks, Lupp.

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