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Help in wordpad. PLz i am desperate.

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I have some important stuff i have typed on wordpad. I addident hit the undo butt and half of the document is gone. i have looked and looked for a redo in wordpad and i can find it. How can i retieve the rest of my lost document. I need it. Alot depends on it. I have not closed wordpad because i am scared.

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have to ask

In reply to: Help in wordpad. PLz i am desperate.

Hit ctrl + Y Happy

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Thanks

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Thanks, very much. It worked on some stuff but i wasn't able to retrieve everything . Do you know y?

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The why....

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it depends how many "undo's" you did. Most likely you did more than one UNDO. There are free replacements with unlimited undo\redo, just do a search here on Cnet or Google for them.

Glad it helped,
Paul

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Wondering, Paul

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if the Undo actually pastes to Clipboard, and if using XP, doesn't clipboard have a feature of keeping more than one copy of stuff so you can go back further than the latest one?

TONI

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Not sure...

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I think the clipboard can only hold 1 item at a time. I can go into the sys32 folder and create a short cut with clipboard and test it, hmmmm.

Paul

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Not seeing it..

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Well, I went through all the clip board options to no avail. It still seems a temp item and you can save individual files but not multiple temps for undo's. Unless someone else knows differently, I don't think it's possible.:(

Paul

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I asked in XP forum since that's what I have

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and Robert said that the clipboard that installs with MS OFFICE has it's own clipboard that stores multiple copy/cuts but it doesn't overwrite the clipboard installed with windows....two separate programs and the one with windows only keeps one. Darn. He also suggested a third party program to get more.

TONI

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Third party

In reply to: I asked in XP forum since that's what I have

I do use notepad and wordpad but I do like 3rd party apps for keeping more UNDO actions. There are a lot out there and free so I would definately take that path when writing longer articles, etc...Obviously the best path to take is to save your work often and is a hard lesson learned but as with many of us, we have gone through the losses and remember our mistakes to save and back up constantly. Ok, so sometimes I still get a bit lazy... Wink

Paul

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