[nSLUG] Calc file recovery help

Trina Hanson trina.hanson79 at gmail.com
Tue Feb 19 16:10:15 AST 2013


Hello Frank,

I did try looking in the backup and the /tmp folder and there is nothing in
either of these 2 folders.  The file resides on my desktop and there was no
temp file on my desktop.

Cheers,
Trina

On Tue, Feb 19, 2013 at 4:06 PM, Frank Geitzler <
frank.geitzler at ns.sympatico.ca> wrote:

> Trina. if I am not mistaken, Microsoft usually saves a backup copy of
> your file, possibly with some random name and a suffix of .tmp, and
> deletes it when an update is complete.  I just checked a directory in
> which I had a number of Excel files, and found one named
> "LABEL.XLS~RF388d61.tmp".  I am not familiar with 'calc', if that is the
> product you were using -or were you simply describing the file as a
> 'calculation-type file'?
> Frank Geitzler
> On Tue, 2013-02-19 at 15:50 -0400, Trina Hanson wrote:
> > So, I was working on a calc file that I have saved as a .xls file when
> > my computer decided this was the time to crash.  I rebooted and when I
> > clicked on the file the recovery window came up and when I ran the
> > recovery on the file but it failed to recover the file.  When I get
> > properties on the file it shows that the size is only 1.5KB.  I have
> > tried several google searches but am unable to recover the file.  Any
> > help would be greatly appreciated.
> >
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Trina
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