Yeah, rub it in, Jim. My next 'puter will be a Mac. I'm just about fed up with Microweenie's Winders. Richard Harshaw Cave Creek, Arizona Brilliant Sky Observatory -----Original Message----- From: az-observing-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:az-observing-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Jim Warthman Sent: Tuesday, May 01, 2012 9:01 PM To: az-observing@xxxxxxxxxxxxx Subject: [AZ-Observing] Re: Stupid computer (maybe operator) Steve, I hope your file is back to "normal". Your story will help Mac users appreciate Time Machine. Once it's set up, it automagically keeps hourly backups for the past 24 hours,daily backups for the past month, and weekly backups for everything older than one month. Makes it simple to go back to a recent copy of a file you may have inadvertently messed up... http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Time_Machine_%28Mac_OS%29 Enjoy, Jim On May 1, 2012, at 7:22 PM, stevecoe@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote: > Stan and JD, > > I had already saved and exited the files I messed up and it was > everything from Andromeda to Canis Major. My only consolation is that > I discovered it before Virgo or Vulpecula. > > Ken Sikes, once you mess with a computer there is no going back. We > did used to make observing lists on 3X5 cards. Life was so simple. > > Dick Harshaw, I am afraid that Access is still over my head. I don't > need to learn a new program to screw things up. > > Clear skies and no "Disk Full" messages; Steve Coe > >> Or maybe just 1 second or less if the application Steve was working >> in supports the CNTRL + Z which is "Undo" >> Stan >> >> >>> Well, it may have taken 25 seconds to correct! >>> >>> JD >> >> -- See message header for info on list archives or unsubscribing, and please send personal replies to the author, not the list. -- See message header for info on list archives or unsubscribing, and please send personal replies to the author, not the list.