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boydage  
#1 Posted : Sunday, April 30, 2017 6:12:51 PM(UTC)
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Ask me. 7 hours of work. ViaCad crashed and I lost all my work. The worst thing is it sat there but was unsaveable, non exportable, before finally totally crashing. I guess you get what you pay for...... My fault for not backing up during a session I guess.

I hate Viacad right now.
boydage  
#2 Posted : Sunday, April 30, 2017 6:33:31 PM(UTC)
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Actually. Is there an auto-save option for this software?
L. Banasky  
#3 Posted : Monday, May 01, 2017 3:32:15 AM(UTC)
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Try doing a search on your computer for an Untitled1 ViaCAD file, might have saved it in a
backup or user folder.
I don't use auto-save, I make a folder for the project and save as I build the model.
Save often, and give each saved file a date and time, or name eg. Outlines, Chamfers, Holes etc.
Often times auto-save can do more harm than good.
Larry

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rockyroad_us  
#4 Posted : Monday, May 01, 2017 11:29:34 PM(UTC)
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Oh man! that sucks. I do auto_save all the time. It has saved my butt countless hours. Don't assume every software is crash proof as there's no such concept in a real world.

I'm on a Mac so I know that the back up are in the Library folder.

I do a lot organic shapes so pushing the limits of the machine is bound to crash here and there. Learn how to use auto_save. You'll be glad you did.

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