Autorecover a Document

After completing this topic, you will be able to use Autorecover to recover unsaved documents.


  1. You have opened a topic and added text to an Explanation frame. However, you have not saved the changes.

    Step 1
  2. You have also created a new web page and started to add text. Notice that the web page is unnamed since you have not yet saved it.

    Step 2
  3. In addition, you started a new, unsaved web page, but have not added content to it.

    Step 3
  4. While you were working in the Developer, your system crashed and you had to reboot your computer.

    Step 4
  5. Restart the Developer.


    Click the start button.

    Step 5
  6. Point to All Programs.

    Step 6
  7. Point to the User Productivity Kit Client menu.

    Step 7
  8. Click the Developer Client command.

    Step 8
  9. The Developer recovered three documents. You can open or discard all recovered documents.


    Click the Open All button to open all of the recovered documents.

    Step 9
  10. The (Recovered) text in the tabs indicate that these are the recovered versions of the documents.

    Step 10
  11. View the Explanation frame that you did not have a chance to save.


    Click the X frame.

    Step 11
  12. The recovered version of the document includes the Explanation frame and the text. Save the recovered document.


    Note: Saving the document automatically overwrites your previous version. Use Save As and give the document another name if you want to retain your original version.


    Click the Save button.

    Step 12
  13. The recovered document automatically replaces the original document and the text (Recovered) is removed from the document tab.

    Step 13

  14. Close the Changing Fonts topic.


    Click the Close button.

    Step 14
  15. The recovered, unsaved web page does not contain any content. Close the web page without saving it.


    Click the Close button.

    Step 15
  16. Do not save the document.


    Click the No button.

    Step 16
  17. The final recovered, unsaved web page does contain content that you want to save.

    Step 17
  18. Click the Save button.

    Step 18
  19. We have entered the web page name for you. Save the web page with the new name to the selected folder.


    Click the Save button.

    Step 19

After completing this topic, you are able to use Autorecover to recover unsaved documents.

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