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Apple permanent version storage in OS X Lion and greater.

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Dreamweaver tells me that it can't edit some html file because it is locked, how to exclude folders/types from auto lock?

Dreamweaver complains that it can't edit some specific files due to the fact that they are locked. With as only options to cancel or view read-only. However I do really want to edit the .html files. ...
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Where file revisions are stored on OS X?

Most Apple applications in newer OS X versions, like OS X 10.9, automatically save all changes to all files and documents without your approval, and file versions and revisions are automatically ...
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Keeping old version of software while updating to new version

On my OSx I want to be able to switch version of software I use. Like right now I have Firefox 29, but I want to try firefox 32. is there a way I can download and install version 32 and keep the old ...
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What's my full version 7.1 (11D167)

I'm trying to figure out if I'm on IOS 7.1, 7.1.1, or just what? I get 7.1 (11D167). I'm thinking to attempt to use "pangu" to jailbreak my phone.
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Set constant in Pages ’09

This is a sequel of this old question: Set constant in Pages '06 On a regular revision of the same document, I have to update its version number. I do this on the front page and on every section ...
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Did Apple get rid of autosave and versions in Mavericks?

(As a heads up, I've hardly used any versions of OS X newer than Snow Leopard. So, I might be missing something obvious here). I recently installed Mountain Lion and after that Mavericks. While on ...
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Flash player unable to proceed with the installation

I have difficulties installing the latest version of Adobe Flash Player (14.0.0.125) on my Mac OS X 10.9.3 (Mavericks). Every time I do so, it fails at 90% with the following error message. Error: ...
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Installing specific iOS version on iPhone 4S

I've been asked to purchase an iPhone 4S for a team of developers for testing purposes. Two requirements that have been asked of the iPhone are: it should run iOS 7.0 instead of the most recent 7.1 ...
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FreeType Incompatibility Issue

I am having an issue as below: Library not loaded: /usr/local/lib/libfreetype.6.dylib Referenced from: /usr/local/lib/libpangocairo-1.0.0.dylib Reason: Incompatible library version: ...
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`rm` and Mac OS X's Versions feature

I assume that deleting a file via Finder also deletes any previous versions in /.DocumentRevisions-V100 that are attached to that file. But what's happening if a file is deleted in Terminal with the ...
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Which Mac OS X versions support lsof command?

I want to know which Mac OS X versions support the lsof command. Does Mac OS X 10.5 support it?
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disable versions on Mavericks

I have been using this command to get back Save As... in Mountain Lion and it works great: defaults write -g ApplePersistence -bool no However, this doesn't seem to work anymore in Mavericks. Ut ...
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Isn't it redundant to have Versions as well as Time Machine?

Versions and Time Machine seem to me to offer duplicated features: both do hourly backups, and their interfaces for browsing previous versions of files are very similar. The only difference I can see ...
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Where are OS X document versions stored? Are they secure?

Support for OS X versioning is spreading among apps (e.g., TextWrangler has just added this feature as of version 4.5), but it is unclear what the security implications of this are. For example, if I ...
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How to manually determine version control metadata for Finder?

I have a Scripts folder where I keep Automator actions, Applescripts, and shell scripts. Automator scripts are automatically assigned a version of 1.1.1 it seems. When I make revisions to any of these ...
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Versions.app: How to select Kaleidoscope.app as diff tool?

Setup OS X 10.8.2 Versions 1.1.11 Kaleidoscope 2.0.0 Problem I am a registered user (DirectSales, not AppStore) of both Versions and Kaleidoscope (both from BlackPixel). The latest versions of ...
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Can iTunes sort games by OS version?

Bought an iPod Touch for my son which I then discovered is a 2nd gen which doesn't support lots of apps and games. Currently I either have to try downloading a game to see if it fails or read the ...
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How to regain warnings about permanent version storage?

With Preview in Mountain Lion, I carelessly checked the box – [√] Do not show this message again – imagining that the preference was for just one volume. Then realised that the warning (the ...
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Can not open Mail app since I updated the last version of Mountain Lion (10.8.2)

I just update my version of Mountain Lion and then when I try to open my Mail app I receive this message : I tried to reinstall Mail but I actually don't know how to do it. Anyone know what is the ...
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Can revisions, auto save and versions be completely and permanently neutered from OS X? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to completely disable auto-save and versions in Mac OS X Lion? I have given these changes a good try and they irritate me more than they should. I want "auto-save", ...
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How to highlight changes when comparing versions of a document in OS X?

I've been exploring the versions functionality of the new document model in Mac OS X 10.8. It's mostly similar to what was in Lion. In the title bar of a supported document choose "Browse all ...
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How does Versions work with iCloud?

Just wondering how, if at all, Versions on Pages for Mountain Lion (10.8) works with iCloud, specifically in relation to iOS 5 devices. My own testing seems to indicate that a Pages document created ...
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How to securely delete versions in mac os lion

I know, that there is a possibility to delete selected versions in Mac OS Lion. Is there a way to securely delete versions? Although I already deleted the versions by now, that I wanted to delete, ...
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Use Textmate (or any arbitrary application) with Lion's “Versions” feature?

I'm writing a thesis in LaTeX with TextMate. I want very simple, very automated version control. Nothing complicated! Just, every time I save, a new version is created so that I can easily go back in ...
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How to convert and adapt from a “Save As” person to a “Version” person?

I am so used to "Save As" on the PC, so that for example, if I remember I removed a line two months ago on my resume (also called CV) and now is April 2012, I can go back to Resume 2012-01-23 ...
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How can I email a document from iWork without the recipient seeing the intermediate saved versions?

It looks like we don't need to keep different files like on Windows 7: speech 2012 rev 01.doc speech 2012 rev 02.doc speech 2012 rev 03.doc So on Lion, we can just use "Save a version" and all ...
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Any idea how to disable Version?

As titled, is there anyway I can disable it? Sometimes when I close a TextEdit window or whatever application, I really want to purge it. But when I open the application again, the same text that I ...
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How to identify explicitly saved versions when reverting a document?

I suspect I know the answer to this, but... In 10.7, versions of a document are saved automatically. You can also explicitly save a version by selecting "Save a Version". When I wish to revert to a ...
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How to completely disable auto-save and versions in Mac OS X Lion?

I hate the automatic saving and versioning in Mac OS X Lion. Is there a way to completely turn it off? (This has been asked before here, but the answer and the linked article are completely wrong, ...
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Versions support on a Samba share

I have grown to really value Versions in Lion. However it only works on a locally mounted disk on my Mac. The majority of my files are stored on Samba shares on Linux servers, for which Versions is ...
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How do I revert to a previous version of a file using Lion's file versioning tool?

I can't seem to figure this one out. I have filevault running if that makes a difference.
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How to use Dropbox for applications with Lion Versions support?

I have several Numbers files that I sync between my laptop and desktop. I upgraded both machines to Lion and the latest version of Numbers. I love the Versions feature: many of these spreadsheets that ...
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Why doesn't Lion recognize my drive as a supported permanent storage volume?

Whenever I save a Pages (or other) document I'm greeted with this warning. I really like the version feature and this warning basically says that it is disabled. Any ideas why my hard drive isn't ...
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Can you Access the Versions menu while in fullscreen apps?

In Lion, a document's version history is normally accessed by clicking the arrow next to a document's name in the title bar. However, the title bar does not appear when an app is put into fullscreen ...
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How can I share all document revisions with another Mac?

Mac OS ‘Lion’ introduced a version control system with a fancy user interface called Versions. I’m slowly getting used to working with it and find it quite powerful. I have found out how to share the ...
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Does “Secure Empty Trash” securely delete the hidden version files for documents in the Trash in OS X Lion?

The new Versions feature in Lion creates hidden files that store old versions of the document you're working on in case you want to revert back to some older version of the document. If I drag a ...
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Do OS X Lion's Versions and Resume features store the cached data for encrypted .sparsebundle images in a secure way?

I store sensitive information on my laptop in encrypted .sparsebundle images which are made with apps like Disk Utility, Knox and Espionage. The question is, if I upgrade to Lion, when I'm working on ...
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What are the implications of how versions are stored?

I haven't found good data about how the versions feature is implemented. As I see it there are three ways it could be implemented: The separate versions are all in one file (possibly as resource ...
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Can I change how often Lion's “Versions” feature saves files?

Is it possible to change Versions' save frequency? For some kind of work, one hour's worth of work is too much to lose!
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Which text editors take advantage of Lion's Versions feature?

I've been a fervent user of Textmate for many a year, and I hope to continue to be one. However, the versions feature of OSX seems like a great and easy to use idea. I'm mostly doing HTML, CSS and ...
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Lion - automatic file versioning - details [closed]

Can anybody explain some details about how is implemented the automatic file versioning in the Lion? It is transparent for any file? (for example, for files created in the Terminal.app with shell ...