Wrong format?

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by CrashKas, Dec 2, 2010.

  1. CrashKas macrumors newbie

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    I just got a new MacBook Air, I'm a complete newb to the system, so I hope that someone can help me out.

    I copy/pasted a huge document from a Pages trial to the TextEdit program and saved. Everything looked fine then. I shut the document yesterday and opened it today and it's all jumbled in code instead of properly formatted. Is there anyway to revert this to the original format I saw last night? Please, I'm near tears. This document is my novel, and I'll have to rewrite the ending if I can't reverse this.
     
  2. Gregg2 macrumors 603

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    If you haven't cut or copied anything since, it's still in your clipboard.
    Download a free WP app like Open Office or NeoOffice and paste it to a new document.
     
  3. Mal macrumors 603

    Mal

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    Also, if you're not worried about others seeing it, feel free to post it here or PM it to me and we can see what might be going on with it.

    jW
     

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