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BBI12
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Registered: ‎07-25-2012
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Missing information

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11-06-2012 01:56 PM

I saved my files yesterday, this morning I opened up the saved file and made some more changes and saved.  When I opened the file again nothing was there..What do I do?

 

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Alfred.NESWADBA
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Registered: ‎06-29-2007
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Re: Missing information

11-06-2012 02:05 PM in reply to: BBI12

Hi,

 

take the BAK-file, rename it to a new filename with extension .DWG and open it.
If that does not work do a restore of your backup from yesterday.

 

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hardin
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Registered: ‎08-30-2007
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Re: Missing information

11-07-2012 01:48 PM in reply to: BBI12

Look for Autosave files as well.

In Windows Explorer address bar, type %temp% to take you to the default temp folder. Unless you changed an AutoCAD Temp File Folder location, your autosave files should be there as *.sv$ files. Hopefully you can find the file you were working on there. It will be the filename + seemingly random numbers.sv$.  (such as  Drawing1_1_2_1684.sv$)  Simply rename the .sv$ to .dwg and open it up.

Good luck.

 

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