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'the required index.xml file is missing' - Mountain Lion 10.8.1

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Aug 26, 2012 7:16 PM

I have been writing a lengthy document in Pages, 29 pages as of this afternoon, so it's not one that I can really afford to lose.  I had the MacBook Pro putting it on the iCloud and then I could pull it up in Pages on the iPad.  When I tried to get it on the iPad today, it gave me a "Document must be created in Pages 09' to open error", which is was on the Macbook Pro.  When I went to open it up on the Macbook Pro it gave me the following error...


'the required index.xml file is missing'

I searched the Apple forum, but the solutions didn't work since they were from 2010 and Apple has apparently made their product more proprietary since then with less features, like being able to right click and open it up as a PDF by showing the Package Contents. 


It appears to me that the document went AWOL once it was saved to the iCloud, since it worked fine earlier today when I had written two more pages, so I'm planning to turn off the iCloud feature after I save everything back to my computer.  It's not worth the risk in my opinion, but in the meantime, if someone can tell me how to recover this document that would be great.  It really ***** since I needed to work on this tonight and now I'm back to square one until I can recover this data.

MacBook Pro, OS X Mountain Lion (10.8.1), Pages lost document


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