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Duane Whitty schreef op 03-12-2017 17:42:
> On 17-12-03 12:25 PM, Duane Whitty wrote:
>> On 17-12-03 12:03 PM, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
>>> On Sun, 3 Dec 2017 15:43:02 +0000 (UTC), thufir wrote:
>>>> On Thu, 30 Nov 2017 19:37:19 +0100, Xen wrote:
>>>>> LibreOffice crashed on me again and took some text with it, now my
>>>>> document is incongruent again because I can never remember exactly
>>>>> what I wrote.
>>>> The real-world solution is to use git.
>>> How do you store a document with LibreOffice or similar software
>>> writing it, when using git?
>>> IMO the only approach is to save the document every time something
>>> important was edited, most of the times by overwriting the already
>>> document and sometimes by another name text_in_progress_00,
>>> text_in_progress_01 ... text_in_progress_n.
>>> Btw. audio workstations such as Ardour provide an option to take
>>> snapshots, apart from just saving a project, we could consider it a
>>> alike approach. An office program perhaps should have such an option,
>>> too. Anyway, even when using Ardour or other audio workstations I
>>> usually store my work by the in_progress_00, in_progress_01 ...
>>> in_progress_n approach. Not automatically, but always if some "hard"
>>> work was done, this could happen one time in two days or ten times in
>> I just checked LibreOffice Writer's configuration capabilities. Under
>> Tools -> Options -> Load/Save -> General you can configure LibreOffice
>> Writer to save AutoRecovery information as frequently as once per
>> and to automatically save the document too. There is also a checkbox
>> always create a backup copy.
>> Best Regards,
> Additionally, Tools -> Options -> LibreOffice -> Memory -> Undo lets
> specify how many undo levels you have. I have never changed the
> so apparently the default is 100.
You are using an older version of LibreOffice.
You now have to go to "Advanced" then "Expert" and then search for
"undo" to change a value called "UndoSteps" or something.
But I thank you for the autorecovery setting (10 minutes is a ludicrous
default with this amount of instability).
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