Chapter 4

Managing Your Data: Auto Save, Resume, and Versions

Computers were supposed to make our lives easier. In many ways, that's been the case; people work more quickly and efficiently than ever before. Others, however, have lost hours of hard work (if not days worth) to freezes, crashes, or other hardware or software failures. “You should have saved” has become a familiar yet unwelcome chorus for many.

At the same time, office workers and other professionals juggle several revisions of a single document while hunting through a series of folders and files for the correct version to share.

In this chapter, you'll learn how Apple intends to eliminate these hassles with three features new to Mac OS X Lion: Resume, Auto Save, and Versions. ...

Get Taking Your OS X Lion to the Max now with O’Reilly online learning.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from 200+ publishers.