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    I've tried posting this question on the main active PICAXE section of the forum but, regrettably, I'm not getting very far towards a...
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    dgc188 replied to the thread Editor Options Backup.
    Well, yesterday it worked - new day, new Win10 & PE sessions, no auto backup. Been running a new session for 60 minutes following a few...
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    dgc188 replied to the thread Editor Options Backup.
    Thanks JG The pen drive is (more or less) permanently mounted in the same usb socket when the laptop is powered on until it's powered...
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    dgc188 replied to the thread Editor Options Backup.
    What have I discovered from today's testing and mind games over this auto backup facility? 1. saving to pen drives appears not to be...
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    dgc188 replied to the thread Editor Options Backup.
    Last night, auto backups were set; today I've been editing and running a test program (editing without a 'save' - also following a...
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    dgc188 replied to the thread Editor Options Backup.
    Confused? I'm getting there - confused, that is. I've had it work - kind of - but not as I would wish, location-wise. I started to try...
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    dgc188 replied to the thread Editor Options Backup.
    PE 6.1.0.0 & Win10 Pro 2004 64-bit - but my PE got installed 2017. Total mystery. Now for a total PE uninstall & restart the thing...
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    dgc188 replied to the thread Editor Options Backup.
    I've found the PE settings file and found the following extract - after auto backup has been set: <AutoBackup>true</AutoBackup>...
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    dgc188 replied to the thread Editor Options Backup.
    Thank you thunderace7 - I was beginning to think I was out on my own with this one. Pete - thanks for the suggestion, but I am logged...
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    dgc188 replied to the thread Editor Options Backup.
    But it's an added function during a heads-down programming session to make that save/backup together with a version suffix. All I'm...
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    dgc188 replied to the thread Editor Options Backup.
    This is fine if you physically make a save and want to update the file number every time. But that is purposely having to make a backup...
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    Due to a stupid action by myself I overwrote a final & fully working program and had to revert to something a few days old which was...
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