AutoCAD for Mac General Discussion

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maxim_k
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Re: Recover sv$ (autosave) files

11-01-2012 10:36 PM in reply to: hofeller

hofeller wrote:
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i've trued looking for the .sv$ files in the autosave file, in the ~tmp folder (after enabeling hidden files) but without any succes..

Hagay


 

If you are using AutoCAD 2012 or 2013 for Mac, then look for your sv$ files in "~/Documents/Autodesk/Autosave/" folder (Documents folder inside your home folder)

If you are using AC 2011, and there are no auto-saved files in "/private/tmp/" folder, then you loose them forever, because the contents of "/private/tmp/" folder erased on each system reboot.

 

Maxim

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kathleenlucyann70
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Registered: ‎04-23-2014
Message 12 of 13 (607 Views)

Re: Recover sv$ (autosave) files

04-23-2014 10:34 AM in reply to: maxim_k

I have not logged out and I am on a university computer so i cannot show hidden files? how can i recover the file i was working on if i have saved before but not recently. when i open the file it does not recover it just goes to the old file. PC and 2014 edition

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maxim_k
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Re: Recover sv$ (autosave) files

04-23-2014 11:22 AM in reply to: dmCCAD
Welcome to Autodesk Forums!

Hi,

Although it is AC for Mac forum let me try:
What do you see in Recover manager?
When you are trying to open your damaged file - does AutoCAD asks about Recover?
Or you just not saved file before closing it?

Maxim
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