Re: Stupid users (was Re: Is there a term for this?)

Subject: Re: Stupid users (was Re: Is there a term for this?)
From: Tony Chung <tonyc -at- tonychung -dot- ca>
To: Phil Snow Leopard <philstokes03 -at- googlemail -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 8 Feb 2012 11:22:12 -0800

On Wed, Feb 8, 2012 at 9:47 AM, Phil Snow Leopard
<philstokes03 -at- googlemail -dot- com> wrote:
> Autosave in Lion doesn't save a new copy of the document — it records the changes rather than makes a new copy of the doc. This is very different. It's advantageous in that it saves a lot of space, but its also very difficult to delete those earlier revisions.
>
>  (As I understand it, you can delete the backups of a MS doc if you want while keeping the original. You can't delete the changes in Apple's Autosave except by deleting the document itself...well, that's not entirely true, you can but its a total hack and is a bit arcane for the average user).


The easiest way to delete changes in an MS doc: Save as a different
file. I don't know if Map apps work the same, but that was the known
procedure for cleaning out the cruft from Pagemaker and Word docs back
in the day.

-Tony
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References:
Is there a term for this?: From: John J. McDermott, CPLP
Re: Is there a term for this?: From: Gene Kim-Eng
Re: Is there a term for this?: From: Tony Chung
Stupid users (was Re: Is there a term for this?): From: Phil Snow Leopard
Re: Stupid users (was Re: Is there a term for this?): From: Phil Snow Leopard
Re: Stupid users (was Re: Is there a term for this?): From: Peter Neilson
Re: Stupid users (was Re: Is there a term for this?): From: Phil Snow Leopard
RE: Stupid users (was Re: Is there a term for this?): From: Dan Goldstein
Re: Stupid users (was Re: Is there a term for this?): From: Phil Snow Leopard
RE: Stupid users (was Re: Is there a term for this?): From: Dan Goldstein
Re: Stupid users (was Re: Is there a term for this?): From: Phil Snow Leopard

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