Saving Versions of Your Files with Snapshots
In This Chapter
Taking a snapshot and viewing it in the sidebar
Adding titles to snapshots
Arranging snapshots by date or title
Using the Compare feature
Changing back to a previous version of a document
Removing a snapshot
Any time you’re making significant — or even not-so-significant — changes to a document, it’s good practice to keep a copy of the old version. You could make a copy and store it in an Old Versions folder, but that can also get unwieldy. Scrivener has a more elegant tool: snapshots.
A snapshot is a copy of a document that’s frozen in time and stored for future reference, as if you took a photo of it with your camera so that you could refer back later — but better, because it’s stored right in the document itself and easily accessible if you want to copy from, compare to, or roll back to the older version. In ...