On 8/14/07, Chris Borokowski <athloi at yahoo.com> wrote: > If you promise not to hold it against me, I'll tell you. I managed to > screw this one up this week. > > In the Xref dialog box, there's an option "Convert to Text" that brings > up another dialog box, and if in that you select "Convert All to Text" > every Xref in your document becomes boring, unclickable text. > > In a shocking but familiar display of hypocrisy, I "had been planning > to" save a backup, so spent some hours reconstructing Xrefs blown away > in a quarter of a second of inattention.
If Edit > Undo fails to undo this kind of disaster, there's one possible safety net that could save you. If File > Preferences > General > Autosave is enabled, and it hasn't autosaved since the convert-to-text action, the filename.auto.fm file may contain the file's state before the action. Immediately use File > Open to open the filename.auto.fm file and save it to a new name, then check the x-refs. The only downside to working with auto-save always on is that saving large files may suspend keyboard action briefly. Small price to pay for insurance. > My sympathies... (raises glass of green tea) HTH Regards, Peter _______________________________ Peter Gold KnowHow ProServices