4 Replies Latest reply: Jun 29, 2012 12:07 PM by macjack
arnchi Level 1 Level 1

Where are versions stored and how can you tell if an untitled file was auto saved even though you didn't want it to be?

Solved by macjack on Jun 29, 2012 12:07 PM Solved
You need to "show invisibles" in the Terminal copy & paste...defaults write com.apple.Finder AppleShowAllFiles YES Press return If you don't want to use Terminal you can use a GUI utlitly that does that, just google for one.You may need to use a text editor to read that, or X-Code to work with it, if that's possible.
Reply by macjack on Jun 29, 2012 11:30 AM Helpful
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4753 In a hidden folder named .DocumentRevisions-V100 in the root directory of your hard drive.

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  • sig Level 8 Level 8

    Versions of what?

  • macjack Level 9 Level 9

    http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4753

     

    In a hidden folder named .DocumentRevisions-V100 in the root directory of your hard drive.

  • arnchi Level 1 Level 1

    Hi macjack, good start, thank you. Do you have any suggestions for me to view that folder without entering terminal? Would I be able to verify if files that I don't want saved are being saved by viewing .DocumentRevisions-V-100?

     

    For instance, I did a test file in TextEdit that I discarded after I was done. I want to be sure that that file was not saved anyway, without my knowledge or understanding.

    Thanks,

    arnchi

  • macjack Level 9 Level 9

    You need to "show invisibles" in the Terminal copy & paste...

    defaults write com.apple.Finder AppleShowAllFiles YES

    Press return

     

    If you don't want to use Terminal you can use a GUI utlitly that does that, just google for one.

    You may need to use a text editor to read that, or X-Code to work with it, if that's possible.