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Re: how to recover a corrupted notebook?

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!


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:
>> 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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