Re: Any ways to recover a broken file?
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- Subject: [mg49700] Re: Any ways to recover a broken file?
- From: Urijah Kaplan <uak at sas.upenn.edu>
- Date: Thu, 29 Jul 2004 07:43:10 -0400 (EDT)
- Organization: University of Pennsylvania
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Try File->Open Special and the option Ignore File Outline Cache. That might help. Or you can open the notebook in a text editor and copy and paste the cells individually into mathematica, which can interpret it. Wolfram has a page about recovering corrupted notebooks here <http://support.wolfram.com/mathematica/interface/notebooks/fixingcorrupted.html> --Urijah Kaplan Toshiyuki (Toshi) Meshii wrote: > Hello, > > I just found out that my Mathematica 5.1 notebook (size 40MB, WinXP) cannot > be opened. > Every time I try to open it, Mathematica is shut down. > As you can guess from it's size, it has all the data I have been working > with recently. > Unfortunately, I have no backup file of it since the end of May. > > Does anyone know some way to recover or open the notebook? > > Toshi >