[Scribus] entire modified document missing

ljedi at comcast.net ljedi
Fri Nov 17 20:06:05 CET 2006

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From: Bill Harris <bill_harris at facilitatedsystems.com>
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> ljedi at comcast.net writes:
> > Thanks for all your help, everyone -- I tried all of your suggestions,
> > but no luck.  I am quite thrilled to know of some of these options,
> > however.
> When all else fails, what about using a search program to look for
> myfile* across your entire filesystem, assuming your original was
> myfile.sla?  It may indeed be gone, but that should find it if it's
> there.
> Windows has Start -> Search, and *nix (and thus OS X and Cygwin) have
> `find`.
> Here's a thought for the future, although it might not have helped in
> your case: store your files in a revision control system.  .sla files
> are plain text, so that should work well.  I know subversion and cvs
> have advantages, but I currently use Windows, and I've been quite happy
> with the free CS-RCS
> (http://www.componentsoftware.com/Products/RCS/download.htm).  It won't
> save you if the system crashes, but it can help when your client says,
> "I liked last week's version better" (or when I make changes that turn
> out to be unfortunate and want to go back a revision or two).
> Bill

Already tried it --  not there, alas.



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