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I can't seem to figure this one out. I have filevault running if that makes a difference.

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  1. Open the file in question.
  2. If the application you are using supports Versions (not all of them do yet) you will find a downward pointing triangle to the right of the title of the document at the top of the window.
  3. Click on that and it will take you into Versions. If there are previous saved version, you will be able to "scroll" back through them and select the one you want.

Some applications have not yet been updated to take advantage of Versions... In that case, you will find that you are out of luck for now.

Bill

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What, so I can't do it through finder? –  Magnus Sep 28 '11 at 22:30
    
Time Machine restorations take place in the Time Machine app. File Versions take place while viewing the file in it's respective app. –  Jason Salaz Sep 28 '11 at 22:37
    
@jeffachief No, only in an app (Pages, TextEdit, etc.). –  Mahnax Sep 29 '11 at 3:33
    
Exactly... this is done in the application the document was created in. –  TheWellington Sep 29 '11 at 20:51
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