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10.5: Take advantage of autosave in TextEdit Apps
Last night I was working on some homework in TextEdit and did not save it before my wife switched to her account. I wasn't worried, I usually do not shut my computer off. She asked if I was done, and shut it down from her side when I said I was. We know one another's password so no problem.

See where the problem arises? I did not save my work. The good news is, when I restarted and logged in today I opened TextEdit resigned to start over again on my work. But it was right there, waiting for me.

The preferences for setting how often it autosaves is under Preferences » Open and Save. Saved my hide thats for sure!
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10.5: Take advantage of autosave in TextEdit
Authored by: gothgod on Dec 10, '07 02:30:57PM

Too bad Pages doesn't use this. It has crashed on me several times, because I search backward, which is illegal to do apparently (a "for Olof only feature" it seems...).

However it doesn't save anything, or remember anything after crashing. Tabula Rasa.

/Olof



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10.5: Take advantage of autosave in TextEdit
Authored by: chleuasme on Dec 11, '07 01:07:22AM
Another one literally present in the Leopard's 300+ new features list.

Anyway, did anybody found where is stored the default suffix name for the autosave file created ? I couldn't find anything in your language.lproj's folder of TextEdit.app/Contents/Resources.

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