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Closed Feature request MC-193

Allow workspace auto-save

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Today something happened and my computer crashed.
I had one workspace with four charts, each with a different time frame and all with several trendlines and comments.
Needless to say that I lost it all with the crash. Now, remembering everything that we have said and draw all trendlines again, rememeber where you've drawn them, well, let's say that it will be  a very unpleasent night.
What I was thinking was something similar to what MS Office has, an auto-saving. We could specified the time for each auto-save. This way we could be certain that all your manual work would be saved in case of a fatal error.
Naturally that this feature need to save all charts in the workspace, but preferably, if this auto-save could be performed on all opened workspaces even better.

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user-offline.png  disputin (disputin)
May 13, 2011 - 06:56

A new menu item "Save all workspaces" would be helpfull, too.

user-offline.png  James_s (James_s)
Oct 07, 2011 - 10:36

The auto save should probably not overwrite the existing workspace if you subsequentily use save as to save it to a different name. The changes made might be intended for a different workspace name.
and when closing workspaces why not prompt to save only if there have been changes?

user-offline.png  MultiCharts Support (MultiCharts)
Aug 11, 2017 - 09:25
It is not planned for the nearest future.
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