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Re: Re: v6: still no multiple undo?

On Jun 8, 2007, at 4:33 AM , Helen Read wrote:

> Selwyn Hollis wrote:
>> Ah, that's at the top of my gripes list too. I'm pretty sure that
>> Undo is even less functional in 6 than in 5.2.
> Undo seems kind of buggy in 6. I've lost things that just didn't go  
> back
> to the way they were when I tried to Undo (after e.g. accidentally
> pasting when I meant to copy).
>> Another shortcoming is the lack of AutoSave or AutoBackup capability.
>> It's too easy to lose track of time, crash, and then discover that
>> you haven't saved anything in 2 hours. (Or maybe its just dementia on
>> my part.)
> I'm fairly obsessive about saving frequently, but I cannot for the  
> life
> of me get my students to do it. A few times a semester, someone will
> crash Mathematica at the very end of a class period when they are  
> taking
> a quiz or exam, without having saved a thing. Built-in AutoSave  
> would be
> nice to have.

Would the NotebookAutoSave option work for you?

It saves the notebook after each evaluation, provided the notebook  
has been saved once already.

(NotebookAutoSave has been around for several versions.)

Brett Champion
Wolfram Research

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