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Function in computer applications (video games, or programs) which saves an opened document automatically.

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How can I change the default location Snipping Tool auto-saves screenshots to?

When you open the Windows Snipping Tool using +Shift+S, it will autosave the images to %UserProfile%\Pictures\Screenshots, but I want to change that default location. How can I change the default save ...
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How can I restore the missing Auto-save toggle in Microsoft Office on MacOS after reinstalling OneDrive?

I had to reformate my macbook and reinstall OneDrive. After reinstalling when I opened a microsoft office file (word, excel or pp) the autosave toggle disappeared. Can anybody help me with this issue? ...
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Autosave Notepad Command

Can we have a command for MS Windows Notepad which triggers Save after a few seconds or like 30 seconds or Save every time I close the document. I need something that works like .LOG which logs the ...
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Linux - Show unsaved applications before shutting down

When you shut down a macOS system, it asks applications to exit one by one, and the system will not shut down unless all applications agree to exit (aka. there is no unsaved work) or until they are ...
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AutoSave MS: Is there a local storage solution?

My files are typically 0.5-2 GB, which are too slow to use on my broadband and impossible to use when away from my home connection. Saving to OneDrive is a way to stop my work. Is there an alternative ...
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Save in windows forms application

I made a simple winforms app with a checkbox and when I check it I want to save that its checked so when the user closes the form then reopens it, its still checked. Is there any way I can do that?
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What Could Explain This Odd "Automatic Save" Behavior of Notepad?

I have recently encountered this very odd behavior using the basic Notepad of Windows 10, and I can't figure out what could explain it. I'm using the MT Power Drumkit 2 plugin for the LMMS music ...
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How to autofill webpage with specific and pre-made data? [closed]

Ok, lets get straight to the thing... The main purpose of my asking is to make things effortless as that is gonna be so useful for me. But I just dont know how to do it, even though I think it might ...
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Cannot create folder during save or move of file in Office 365, when autosave on OneDrive is enabled

Is there a way to create a folder without having to navigate to explorer? If the answer is no then one day maybe MS will make this work how it should work, in which case hopefully it will be intuitive....
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Saving web page periodically

Is there anyway of automatically save a web page periodically, e.g. everyday? What I want is something like https://archive.org/ but locally (and just for some sites).
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word is autosaving document on every key stroke

For some reason word has started saving my document each time that I type a keystroke. I have set autosave to 10 minutes, but it does not make a difference. Thanks in advance S
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I deleted password from chrome://settings/passwords now I want to put it back but Chrome will not ask

I deleted a password from chrome://settings/passwords. I now want to put it back but Chrome will not ask me to save it. (I deleted it because I saved the wrong password.) Now I know the password and I ...
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Is it possible to extract an unsaved word file from hiberfil.sys

I had an unsaved word document open before i set my pc to hibernate. After wakeup the word document was gone. There werent any files saved Even though the autosave was on. The question is whether ...
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Set "Do not autosave" flag in excel

I am working on a shared file which exports a CSV on execution of a macro. The file was created before we used 365 and the script modifies data within the sheet before exporting. Because the data it ...
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Notepad++: how to save edited file automatically before launching in browser?

I am editing say an HTML file in Notepad++ and want to see the result in a browser launched by a keyboard command defined in the Run menu. The problem is that I always need to press Ctrl+S to save my ...
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Why is Excel autosaving but not saving my file?

My file is being autosaved by Excel (Office Professional Plus 2010). However, if I perform the Save operation (Ctrl-S) nothing is being saved.
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How to replace original MS Excel file with recovered/autosaved version?

When I try to save recovered Excel file after unclean shutdown to overwrite original file, Excel says it cannot access the file. To my understanding original file should not be locked because I did ...
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Prevent Firefox from saving addresses on specific website

As of Firefox v63, under Preferences > Privacy & Security > Forms & Passwords there is a button called "Saved Addresses..." which contains any name and address information that was previously ...
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Windows 10: keyboard save all command? [closed]

Occasionally I have some program that locks up in such a way that I cannot get other open programs to respond. Although I could just restart my machine, I often have ten or more documents, ...
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How to save login and password in Firefox, when website has not remeber credentials feature?

I use the website on daily basis and it does not have "save login and password" feature. I don't use Firefox's password manager. Is it possible to bypass login page, to save the cache, where the ...
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linux text editor with no prompt autosave and restore? [closed]

I am looking for some way to take ad hoc notes on linux where I don't need to explicitly save those notes. On windows, I use Notepad++ that has a feature where new, untitled documents are ...
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Excel for Mac keeps trying to recover autosaved files

When I open Excel for Mac it always starts with a message Excel saved changes to the file before the application quit unexpectedly. It then prompts me to open the last saved version (even though ...
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Microsoft Word Document has 'gone back in time' and denies any work has taken place since yesterday despite saves?

Firstly, this is not an issue associated with trying to find a file when it has been overwritten. Nor is it one where the file has been accidentally deleted. The gist of the problem is that my ...
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Microsoft Excel won't save new file automatically if book1.xlsx is present in documents folder

I have Microsoft Office 2016 installed on my work laptop (Windows 10). I have been noticing that Excel and Word are not prompting me always to save on exit. And today I confirmed that Excel is ...
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How do I turn on Autosave in Office 365 applications?

For all my Powerpoint presentations and Excel workbooks (but not Word documents) on the Windows 10 version of Office 365, I have a little badge "AutoSave Off" in the corner. This occurs is there ...
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you tried everything but Microsoft Office Word still can't open .asd file

All the solutions will tell you that the recovery file *.asd can be open by Microsoft office word, for some reasons mine didn't open, i tried every solution and it didn't work, it always says : ...
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Raspberry Pi to autorun a script that save file to USB and close down at specific time

I have a script that, at a specific time like 2.55pm on a Friday, saves on open spreadsheet file to a USB and shuts down. The Files name is attend.ods and it is in the Documents folder on a Raspberry ...
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How can I make a LibreOffice instance save a file, without using the GUI?

I've gone abroad, leaving LibreOffice Writer open with some file I edited. Unfortunately - I forgot to press Save! Now, I have SSH access to that machine, but - how can I make LibreOffice save the ...
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How To Instantly Save Screen To File With One Key [duplicate]

Using Windows 7, I would like to set up a single key, ideally a key which is not commonly used for anything else like PrintScrn, to automatically save the screen to a file. File name or location is ...
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Locate Excel Autosave recovery files in Finder

I was working on an Excel file which I had saved earlier when my MacBook crashed (several hours between manual Save, extremely repentant at the moment). With help from another thread (Locating ...
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How can I save automatically my files to OneDrive or Google Drive without store in my computer?

I'm a web developer and I have Windows 10 installed on a very small SSD (128GB). The problem is, when I want to save my file to a cloud service, I need to store the files on my computer, so that the ...
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Where does the Lazarus Chrome extension store its database?

Lazarus' website is down, so I can't look this up. Where in Linux should I look to find its SQLite database of saved forms?
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Save a autorecovered word document with the original file name

Word auto-recovers documents that were not saved properly. Occasionally, our network reboots computers, if I have left a document open (which I do often) to continue working on it the next day, the ...
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Is there a way to recover a document if the document has never been saved for Excel 2007?

I unchecked the auto recover box by accident and in the middle of my calculations my computer crashed. Is there a way to recover the workbook I was working on when it crashed? I never got the chance ...
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Any way to have Notepad++ automatically save on exit?

Is there any way I can get Notepad++ to save and close under one command? For example on hitting Alt-F4, Notepad++ would not only close the program, but also save the document. (manually editing a ...
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Notepad-like text editor with autosave [closed]

I like to use notepad to take simple notes during my work (todo lists, notes etc.). Unfortunatelly, I am missing autosave feature, because when system freezes the notes are lost. Is there any simple, ...
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Enable auto save conversations in Microsoft Office Communicator 2007

How can I automatically save every conversation that I have in Microsoft Office Communicator 2007? For any conversation, I have to manually say do the following Click File Click Save Select Save As ...
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