Yes, I usually save myself using .backups files once every couple of months,
like you describe Winfried!
They do clutter the directory, but it's worth it in my view :)
Date: Mon, 8 Sep 2014 07:09:13 +0000
From: "Reng, Dr. Winfried" <wr...@tycoint.com>
To: "firstname.lastname@example.org" <email@example.com>
Subject: RE: My work-flow for dealing with backups from FrameMaker
sessions ... Was: RE: Best practices for converting FM to
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I need the backup files now and then. Sometimes (once a year) I do something,
save, close the file, and then I notice that I made a mistake. Without the
backup I could not undo the mistake.
Or very rarely FrameMaker starts to have problems with a file after a certain
Therefore I always have the automatic backup enabled!
If you think that you do not need it, you can disable it.
I think it's just an additional safety measure.
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