Accidentally Deleted Important Worksheet in Excel and hit Save!! HELP!

Discussion in 'macOS' started by lip5016, Nov 12, 2014.

  1. lip5016 macrumors regular

    Jul 11, 2014
    I accidentally deleted an important Worksheet in Excel and hit save without realizing it! I have "Autorecover" enabled but I looked in the Office Recovery folder and it's empty.. I do not have Time Machine disabled.. Am I screwed?
  2. GGJstudios macrumors Westmere


    May 16, 2008
    If you don't have a backup, yes.
  3. Weaselboy Moderator


    Staff Member

    Jan 23, 2005
    So do have Time Machine on (enabled)?

    If you do, deleted files are saved in a hidden folder and you can restore them even if you have not recently run a TM backup. Just enter Time Machine's restore interface then look for the grey tab along the right side for the date/time you want to restore and you file should be there.

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