Retrieve a file that was saved over - by mistake
You might find some of this useful (after the horse has escaped)...
When you do a file|open, if you right click on the file, you'll see another
menu. You can open as Read-only or open as copy (if you know that you're using
it for a template).
When you do a save as, you could use the always create backup checkbox or even
Sometimes just the reminder is enough.
> Chip's right, you can't get that data back. If the files reside on a
> network, however, your network administrator may be able to restore the file
> from a backup tape.
> Jake Marx
> > Hello..
> > I have saved an excel sheet using a name of an existing file, by mistake.
> > I would like to recover the original file, is it possible?
> > For example: I had file "A" and file "B", both open in Excel. I have
> > saved file "B" as "A". Now I have two files with different names but with
> > similar contents. I would like to restore the data in the original "B".
> > Can anyone help?
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