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Re: how to recover a corrupted notebook?

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  • Subject: [mg114277] Re: how to recover a corrupted notebook?
  • From: "Kevin J. McCann" <Kevin.McCann at umbc.edu>
  • Date: Tue, 30 Nov 2010 04:01:00 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <ictfru$me4$1@smc.vnet.net> <id01m4$h79$1@smc.vnet.net>

I concur. I have never been able to recover a notebook. I think it has 
only happened to me once since version 6. Keep copies!

Kevin

On 11/29/2010 6:09 AM, Helen Read wrote:
> On 11/28/2010 6:53 AM, Nasser M. Abbasi wrote:
>> Hello,
>>
>> Mathematica 7.0,
>>
>> As sometimes happens, Mathematica went into some loop,
>> waited and waited, and after 5 cups of coffee, could not
>> wait more, so I shutdown the process.
>>
>> Now my notebook will not open, it says it is corrupted.
>>
>> I tried to fix it using a text editor, but could not.
>>
>> Here is the original corrupted file, in this folder:
>>
>> http://12000.org/tmp/nov_27_10/
>>
>> I was wondering if there is a tool which will help in
>> this? May be some automated tool which can fix a corrupted
>> notebook?
>
>
> I have *never* succeeded in recovering a notebook that was corrupted to
> the point of not opening. It doesn't happen very often anymore, fortunately.
>


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