recover lost work


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Hello All,


so there I was... working hard for at least a couple of hours and then... Chief Architect X8 Premier crashed.

thought there would have at least been an auto save.  one time I was very tired and messed up the saving but later found
what I wanted in cache.  cant seem to find anything tonight.  any chance my work is still around?  someplace? anyplace?

my fault.. shoulda saved the work.


thank you


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Check your X8 data folder>Archives and find the folder for the file you were working on.  You might have an auto saved backup in there (depending on your backup settings).

thank you.... there are a few places where chief stores data.  any idea what the files extension would be?

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If you didn't mess with it, it should be a folder titled Chief Architect Premier X8 Data>Archives>plan name_xxxxxxx


Look inside that folder for any available backups to the plan.

for the first time in many years... I didn't even give it a name.. just started working.  cant find anything in any of the chief folders with todays date.  :(. .. it wont happen again

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