Re: file recovery

2009-07-02 Thread humanengr
Helge, Olivier -- thanks. On my Mac (10.5.7), the backup preference doesn't seem to work. The ~ file gets created at the first save and gets updated at subsequent saves to reflect the prior save. The emergency file has appeared on each of the handful of crashes I've had the pleasure to

Re: file recovery

2009-07-02 Thread John McCabe-Dansted
On Thu, Jul 2, 2009 at 2:11 PM, humanengrhumane...@gmail.com wrote: Does anyone know what role the # are supposed to play? These appear to be autosaves. Also there is yet another type of file you can recover from. If you have done a view DVI etc, there is also likely to be a .tex file sitting

Re: file recovery

2009-07-02 Thread humanengr
John -- yes, the # files appear to be autosaves. And thanks for the fallback DVI, etc., suggestion. After testing, I see that: emergency files are created if there is a crash. ~ files are archive backups of the last saved version. (These appear beginning with the second save.) # are autosave

Re: file recovery

2009-07-02 Thread humanengr
Helge, Olivier -- thanks. On my Mac (10.5.7), the backup preference doesn't seem to work. The ~ file gets created at the first save and gets updated at subsequent saves to reflect the prior save. The emergency file has appeared on each of the handful of crashes I've had the pleasure to

Re: file recovery

2009-07-02 Thread John McCabe-Dansted
On Thu, Jul 2, 2009 at 2:11 PM, humanengrhumane...@gmail.com wrote: Does anyone know what role the # are supposed to play? These appear to be autosaves. Also there is yet another type of file you can recover from. If you have done a view DVI etc, there is also likely to be a .tex file sitting

Re: file recovery

2009-07-02 Thread humanengr
John -- yes, the # files appear to be autosaves. And thanks for the fallback DVI, etc., suggestion. After testing, I see that: emergency files are created if there is a crash. ~ files are archive backups of the last saved version. (These appear beginning with the second save.) # are autosave

Re: file recovery

2009-07-02 Thread humanengr
Helge, Olivier -- thanks. On my Mac (10.5.7), the backup preference doesn't seem to work. The "~" file gets created at the first "save" and gets updated at subsequent saves to reflect the prior save. The emergency file has appeared on each of the handful of crashes I've had the pleasure to

Re: file recovery

2009-07-02 Thread John McCabe-Dansted
On Thu, Jul 2, 2009 at 2:11 PM, humanengr wrote: > Does anyone know what role the "#" are supposed to play? These appear to be autosaves. Also there is yet another type of file you can recover from. If you have done a view DVI etc, there is also likely to be a .tex file

Re: file recovery

2009-07-02 Thread humanengr
John -- yes, the "#" files appear to be autosaves. And thanks for the fallback DVI, etc., suggestion. After testing, I see that: "emergency" files are created if there is a crash. "~" files are "archive" backups of the last "saved" version. (These appear beginning with the second "save".) "#"

Re: file recovery

2009-07-01 Thread Helge Hafting
humanengr wrote: Thank you both. A follow-up: I see the User Guide indicates the ~ files are backup. What is the relationship between those and the emergency and # files? My impression after a quick test: The ~ files are made whenever you save the document (File-Save) and is simply the

Re: file recovery

2009-07-01 Thread Olivier Ripoll
humanengr wrote: Thank you both. A follow-up: I see the User Guide indicates the ~ files are backup. What is the relationship between those and the emergency and # files? Backup (lyx~) files are the ones saved every N minutes by LyX, where N is 5 by default. You can set the backup period in

Re: file recovery

2009-07-01 Thread Helge Hafting
humanengr wrote: Thank you both. A follow-up: I see the User Guide indicates the ~ files are backup. What is the relationship between those and the emergency and # files? My impression after a quick test: The ~ files are made whenever you save the document (File-Save) and is simply the

Re: file recovery

2009-07-01 Thread Olivier Ripoll
humanengr wrote: Thank you both. A follow-up: I see the User Guide indicates the ~ files are backup. What is the relationship between those and the emergency and # files? Backup (lyx~) files are the ones saved every N minutes by LyX, where N is 5 by default. You can set the backup period in

Re: file recovery

2009-07-01 Thread Helge Hafting
humanengr wrote: Thank you both. A follow-up: I see the User Guide indicates the "~" files are "backup". What is the relationship between those and the "emergency" and "#" files? My impression after a quick test: The "~" files are made whenever you save the document (File->Save) and is

Re: file recovery

2009-07-01 Thread Olivier Ripoll
humanengr wrote: Thank you both. A follow-up: I see the User Guide indicates the "~" files are "backup". What is the relationship between those and the "emergency" and "#" files? Backup (lyx~) files are the ones saved every N minutes by LyX, where N is 5 by default. You can set the backup

Re: file recovery

2009-06-29 Thread Wolfgang Engelmann
Am Monday 29 June 2009 05:35:12 schrieb humanengr: How does one open a Lyx backup file? Where in the documentation is this discussed? Thanks, humanengr I usually rename the x.lyx.emergency into eg x1.lyx and open it with lyx. Wolfgang

Re: file recovery

2009-06-29 Thread Michael Joyner ᏩᏯ
copy xxx.lyx~ to xxx2.lyx humanengr wrote: How does one open a Lyx backup file? Where in the documentation is this discussed? Thanks, humanengr -- LyX: http://www.lyx.org/ OpenOffice: http://www.openoffice.org/ Inkscape: http://www.inkscape.org/ Scribus: http://www.scribus.net/ GIMP:

Re: file recovery

2009-06-29 Thread humanengr
Thank you both. A follow-up: I see the User Guide indicates the ~ files are backup. What is the relationship between those and the emergency and # files? At 8:54 AM +0200 6/29/09, Wolfgang Engelmann wrote: I usually rename the x.lyx.emergency into eg x1.lyx and open it with lyx. Wolfgang

Re: file recovery

2009-06-29 Thread Wolfgang Engelmann
Am Monday 29 June 2009 10:40:08 schrieb humanengr: Thank you both. A follow-up: I see the User Guide indicates the ~ files are backup. What is the relationship between those and the emergency and # files? ~ files are normal backups emergency if something went wrong with lyx: the latest

Re: file recovery

2009-06-29 Thread Wolfgang Engelmann
Am Monday 29 June 2009 05:35:12 schrieb humanengr: How does one open a Lyx backup file? Where in the documentation is this discussed? Thanks, humanengr I usually rename the x.lyx.emergency into eg x1.lyx and open it with lyx. Wolfgang

Re: file recovery

2009-06-29 Thread Michael Joyner ᏩᏯ
copy xxx.lyx~ to xxx2.lyx humanengr wrote: How does one open a Lyx backup file? Where in the documentation is this discussed? Thanks, humanengr -- LyX: http://www.lyx.org/ OpenOffice: http://www.openoffice.org/ Inkscape: http://www.inkscape.org/ Scribus: http://www.scribus.net/ GIMP:

Re: file recovery

2009-06-29 Thread humanengr
Thank you both. A follow-up: I see the User Guide indicates the ~ files are backup. What is the relationship between those and the emergency and # files? At 8:54 AM +0200 6/29/09, Wolfgang Engelmann wrote: I usually rename the x.lyx.emergency into eg x1.lyx and open it with lyx. Wolfgang

Re: file recovery

2009-06-29 Thread Wolfgang Engelmann
Am Monday 29 June 2009 10:40:08 schrieb humanengr: Thank you both. A follow-up: I see the User Guide indicates the ~ files are backup. What is the relationship between those and the emergency and # files? ~ files are normal backups emergency if something went wrong with lyx: the latest

Re: file recovery

2009-06-29 Thread Wolfgang Engelmann
Am Monday 29 June 2009 05:35:12 schrieb humanengr: > How does one open a Lyx backup file? Where in the documentation is > this discussed? > > Thanks, > humanengr I usually rename the x.lyx.emergency into eg x1.lyx and open it with lyx. Wolfgang

Re: file recovery

2009-06-29 Thread Michael Joyner ᏩᏯ
copy xxx.lyx~ to xxx2.lyx humanengr wrote: > How does one open a Lyx backup file? Where in the documentation is > this discussed? > > Thanks, > humanengr -- LyX: http://www.lyx.org/ OpenOffice: http://www.openoffice.org/ Inkscape: http://www.inkscape.org/ Scribus: http://www.scribus.net/ GIMP:

Re: file recovery

2009-06-29 Thread humanengr
Thank you both. A follow-up: I see the User Guide indicates the "~" files are "backup". What is the relationship between those and the "emergency" and "#" files? At 8:54 AM +0200 6/29/09, Wolfgang Engelmann wrote: I usually rename the x.lyx.emergency into eg x1.lyx and open it with lyx.

Re: file recovery

2009-06-29 Thread Wolfgang Engelmann
Am Monday 29 June 2009 10:40:08 schrieb humanengr: > Thank you both. A follow-up: > > I see the User Guide indicates the "~" files are "backup". What is > the relationship between those and the "emergency" and "#" files? "~" files are normal backups emergency if something went wrong with lyx: the

file recovery

2009-06-28 Thread humanengr
How does one open a Lyx backup file? Where in the documentation is this discussed? Thanks, humanengr

file recovery

2009-06-28 Thread humanengr
How does one open a Lyx backup file? Where in the documentation is this discussed? Thanks, humanengr

file recovery

2009-06-28 Thread humanengr
How does one open a Lyx backup file? Where in the documentation is this discussed? Thanks, humanengr