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How can I turn off the autosave feature on all applications in lion?

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If you're looking how to disable Versions (not Autosave), here's the procedure: How to disable Versions in OS X Lion – iolsmit Jan 18 '12 at 0:06
    
Since there is now a correct answer at apple.stackexchange.com/questions/27544/…, I flagged this as a duplicate, seeing as this question has an incorrect answer.. – houbysoft May 29 '12 at 18:51
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http://www.pubarticles.com/article-2-ways-to-disable-autosave-and-versions-on-mac-os-x-lion-1311670708.html

: Disable Autosave and Versions on Lion - Setting

  1. Go to System Preferences > General
  2. Untick "Restore windows when quitting and re-opening apps".
  3. Then reboot.
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Odd. It probably is. I wonder what's the difference between time machine and a setting... – Eimantas Jul 28 '11 at 9:13
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This answer is completely wrong; this only disables the automatic reopening of windows when you quit an app. It does NOT disable autosaving. – houbysoft Oct 13 '11 at 21:59

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