I was writing a document, and then after I had finished with it, I hit close. Then, the computer froze, and I ended up clicking Don’t Save instead. The recovery pop-up that usually shows didn’t pop up. Is there any way I could recover my document? The program did not crash, it’s just the computer froze for a moment and then I accidentally clicked on Don’t Save at the Save prompt.
ended up clicking Don’t Save instead.
This action makes LibreOffice to delete the auto-recover information as well. Therefore there is no way to recover your file. The only path to a backup is open, if two requirements are fulfilled:
- You have saved your file at least once
- You took precautionary measures by setting
Tools -> Options -> Load/Save -> Category: Save -> Option: [x] Always create backup copy(This setting assures a backup copy, each time a file is being save, thus the first requirement)
PS: You may get the backup directory from:
Tools -> Options -> LibreOffice -> Paths -> Type: Backups
I looked in the Backups directory,but there was nothing there, even with hidden files on. I guess I’ll just recreate it then.
Hello, you got no other choice, sorry for the bad news.
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