autosave file location

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autosave file location

Postby striker » Thu Apr 17, 2014 3:32 pm

Win7, Qcad V3.4.6 - I can find a fix FS#424 of 8Dec2011 but it does not describe the folder choice. The program Help and the Book do not mention this topic. So, what folder are the autosave files stored in with this version? Thanks

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Re: autosave file location

Postby andrew » Thu Apr 17, 2014 3:41 pm

Autosave files are stored in the same folder as the original drawing or in the same directory as the QCAD3.ini file if the drawing has not been saved yet. This later location depends on the platform. Under Windows, it's something like:

Windows XP:
C:\Documents and Settings\<Your Login Name>\Local Settings\Application Data\QCAD

Windows >= 7:
C:\Users\<Your Login Name>\AppData\Local\QCAD

Note that QCAD automatically handles auto save files. It asks you if you want to open the autosave file if you access the original drawing and a newer autosave version is available.

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