How to reveal incorrectly redacted content in a PDF document, and discover previous versions of that document inside its file.
That document is damaged and can’t be opened. But you think it’s got versions saved, if only you could get at them. How?
Notarized versions of DeepTools for working with versions, Rosettavert for converting text encodings, SearchKey and SearchKeyLite for editing extended attributes for Spotlight searches.
Scrub can now clean individual files properly, stripping extended attributes, saved versions, resetting their creation date, and more.
Until these bugs are fixed, versions in iCloud simply can’t be trusted. And mixing them with Handoff becomes even more confusing.
A new version of Mojave brings some fixes, and introduces some new bugs. Here a few for starters. I’ll add more as we discover them.
Shared documents in iCloud have patchy version histories with duplication. They are also inefficient, leading to download of many identical files. And they can take forever to sync.
Working on shared documents in iCloud Drive is attractive, and support by Pages, Number, and Keynote. But there is flaw with versions. Can it be worked around?
Document versions can be a lifesaver when you need to reverse some changes or recover missing text. So why don’t they work on documents shared in iCloud?
You can now share old versions of documents in iCloud Drive. But don’t expect it to work properly, and stand by for profound confusion.