Since AutoCAD preserves the entire database list of commands used on a drawing from the beginning, is it possible to "back up," like using undo, after a drawing is saved and closed? Is there a way to come back the next day and start undoing the previous day's work? Thanks.
Once you have saved, the logfile of the UNDO function is deleted.
Assuming you save frequently during editing sessions, your .BAK file is not available to move back a day. To recover an old drawing will prolly require you to get with the IT department and have them recover the file from the daily incremental back-ups. They do make daily back ups, don't they?
You can backup past your save point (qsave or CTRL+S) as long as you have not closed and reopened the file. There might be some issues with saveas (haven't tested it). Save command will also preserve undo file. Drjohns method of renaming the bak file works if you need to go back to the state that you opened the drawing previously but no undo log is retained.
You can backup past your save point (qsave or CTRL+S) as long as you have not closed and reopened the file.
My bad ... I meant close not save.
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