Does Time Machine manage the versions database? Doesn’t it contain lots of sensitive and private documents? How can I open a confidential PDF without it getting saved as a version?
Can now duplicate all the versions of a file into a normal folder; works with RTFD and other bundles; new tabular view and detailed info about versions.
Two new tools which scan folders for documents with versions, and display full information about those versions, including size and age.
Versioning has been around for nearly 7 years, and has many powerful features. Here’s how to get the most out of it, including using it to copy content from old versions into the current one, and how to delete old versions.
Are still running macOS 10.12.6 (16G29)? Where can you find that build number of macOS? Should it matter?
One of the major ‘new’ features in the new file system coming in High Sierra. But how does it help the Mac user?
On laptops, Time Machine’s ‘local snapshots’ have been of limited use. In High Sierra, this all changes, and for laptop users should be a strong reason for upgrading.
Time Machine backups are but one of 70-80 background services which are run by macOS dispatching systems. Here’s a list of some of the others.
Versioning reflects some of Apple’s worst corporate auntiness. We need more self-determination.
What seemed another Apple quirk has become a sea change in the way that apps work, and things can go wrong.