recovering data from textedit

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by ches, Aug 25, 2008.

  1. ches macrumors newbie

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    Sometime in the past 10 mins, textedit crashed and reloaded (without me knowing) and autorecovery did not work - i lost like 10 unsaved documents

    i have NO IDEA what happened

    Is there some way, simple or complicated of recovering those temporary files?
     
  2. KingRocky macrumors member

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    Raleigh, NC
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    Let me get this straight: You had TEN OPEN UNSAVED DOCUMENTS? :confused:

    There's no way that I know of to recover the data. Maybe on ONE document, but not ten.

    What would you have done if there was a sudden power outage?

    Save Early, Save Often!
     
  3. HLdan macrumors 603

    HLdan

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    The autosave feature in TextEdit only works on previously created documents. If you open a TextEdit document and start typing something new it will autosave in 30 seconds by default, in the event of TextEdit unexpectedly quitting your document will be saved to the desktop. This will not work on stuff you haven't saved. Sorry.
     
  4. harrisolym macrumors newbie

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    #4
    maybe you can't fine it again,
    HLdan, your signature said what I want to say, :)
     
  5. HLdan macrumors 603

    HLdan

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    LOL, somebody likes my sig.:D
     

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