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Is there a way to disable "versions?"

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bdenis27 Calculating status...
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Jul 14, 2013 11:12 AM

The "versions" feature in OS X 10.7 on my Macbook Air is not really ideal and would prefer to go back to "Save As..." Is there a simple way to disable this "versions" feature?


Thank you!!!!

Mac OS X (10.7.5)
  • macjack Level 9 Level 9 (50,445 points)
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    Jul 14, 2013 1:21 PM (in response to bdenis27)

    If you don't want autosave you can copy & paste this command into Terminal at the prompt...


    defaults write -g ApplePersistence -bool no


    Press return

    Now reboot.


    Should you want it again, the reverse would be "yes".

    "Save As" may or may not be in the menu if you hold the option key. I'm on a different OS version right now.


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