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Re: Auto Save

On 11 Sep 2020  Dave <dave@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> On 11 Sep, dave@xxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
>> In article <301936ae58.pnyoung@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>,
>>    Peter Young <pnyoung@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>> On 10 Sep 2020  Dave <dave@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

>>>> Asking on Her behalf again.  :-)

>>>> Does StrongED (4.70a13) have an Auto Save facility?

>>>> By that I mean, she's clanking away on the keyboard writing text and
>>>> every (Set time) StrongED makes an auto save of the document (So
>>>> far).

>>> Yes. Go to icon bar choices, click on Edit where you'll find the
>>> ability to set auto-save and how often.

>>> Best wishes,

>>> Peter.

>> Hi Peter,
>> Thanks for that prompt.
>> However it doesn't work.  :-(

>> Set the time for (say) 1 minute.

>> Start a text document and write "Hello world", Save it into directory
>> "APlace".

>> Carry on typing for many minutes then open the text document that's in Dir
>> "APlace".

>> It hasn't changed, it still only has "Hello world"?

>> If it *is* doing an Auto-save, where it it putting the saved?

>> Thanks
>> Dave

>> I also tried for 2 minutes, no difference.

>> D.

> I should mention... I am also aware of the
> "...!StrED_cfg.UserPrefs.AutoSave" directory, but it doesn't have the text
> I was writing.

See my post which crossed with this. Maybe the text is in the 
corresponding !StrongED directory? A lot depends on how StrongED is set 

Best wishes,


Peter Young (zfc Tl) and family
Prestbury, Cheltenham, Glos. GL52, England