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Every been typing that paper for ages and have a power surge and loose it all.  Well, professionals will tell you Backup, Backup, and Backup.  Sometimes we just forget to Backup.  But did you know there are a lot of programs which have automatic backup options.  I will list a few and how to find the features to turn on this most valuable tool.
 

Microsoft Word: On the file "menu" bar click on Tools then Options and select the "Save" tab.  You will see a list of things with check boxes to the left of each item. 

                            Place a check box next to these items: 

  • Always create backup copy
  • Save AutoRecovery info every ______(you can change the amount of time) minutes.

Frontpage:    You have to create a new Web Page first to use this feature.

  •   On the File menu, click Preview in Browser, and then select the Automatically save page check box.

Excel:  On the file "menu" bar click on Tools then Options and select the "Save" tab.  You will see a list of things with check boxes to the left of each item. 

                            Place a check box next to these items:

  •    Always create backup copy
  •    Save AutoRecovery info every ______(you can change the amount of time) minutes. 

Powerpoint: On the file "menu" bar click on Tools then Options and select the "Save" tab.  You will see a list of things with check boxes to the left of each item. 

                            Place a check box next to these items:
  • Always create backup copy
  • Save file every _____ minutes.

 

ACCESS:   Saves every time you make a change in a database.

Corel: 

Microsoft Works: 

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