Now supported by many apps, document versions are a free and valuable feature in macOS. Here’s a summary of its features and how to get most from it.
Although problems are rare, solutions are very limited. How to test the version system, and the few things you can do to fix it.
Bridging the gap between Undo and backup, its a major productivity feature implemented using a hidden folder at the top level of each volume.
Pages refuses to open the document. So how can you gain access to its previous versions?
Comprehensive utility for working with macOS document revisions, now running native on Intel and Apple Silicon Macs.
Why documents can lose their old versions when moving them around, and what you can do to preserve them.
Three small utilities to work with the macOS version system, now running native on both Intel and Apple Silicon Macs.
Apps don’t work like the Finder. Most use ‘safe saves’ designed to prevent a failed save losing the original document. Here’s how they work.
When should you use the Move To menu command in any of Apple’s iWork apps? What advantages does it bring over the Finder?
Document versions can be invaluable, being between Undo and your backups. But they’re also easy to lose. Here’s how to keep them.