[OS X TeX] Potentially OT question: recovering deleted TeXShop documents

Themis Matsoukas matsoukas at psu.edu
Sat Jul 22 21:30:59 EDT 2006

On Jul 22, 2006, at 1:45 PM, Jeffrey Roland wrote:

> Thanks, Victor.  DR is supposed to recover ASCII files, but as far  
> as I know I can't tell it to specifically look for them.  I  
> recovered over 9 gigs of files yesterday, but none that I can  
> identify as ASCII.  I think I may be out of luck on this one.

Last year when I accidentally erased my entire working folder (yes,  
unbelievably foolish accidents can happen to good people...), I was  
told that it is not possible to recover deleted files in unix-based  
systems. I cannot vouch for the technical accuracy of this statement  
but since then I backup daily.

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