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How to Recover a Microsoft Office File You Forgot to Save

How to Recover a Microsoft Office File You Forgot to Save

HowTo, Windows
Auto-save isn't the only fail-safe to recover a deleted file. You’re working diligently on an Excel spreadsheet, making sure all the figures are accurate and everything looks great. You’re a machine: There’s nothing that can stop you from acing this task and impressing your boss. Except, however, for a power outage that shuts your PC down before you had a chance to save. Now you either have to start all over, or quit your job and never look back. Not so fast: While not saving your work is a bit dangerous, losing such a document isn’t a death sentence. If you accidentally closed out of an Office document without saving for any reason, you don’t need to worry about starting from scratch. There’s an easy way to get the file back, using a recovery tool built rig...
Google Docs update brings a productivity powerhouse feature

Google Docs update brings a productivity powerhouse feature

Computing, HowTo, News
Google’s latest Workspace update allows you to assign Google Task checklist items to yourself or to a colleague in Google Docs, Google announced on Wednesday via its Workspace blog. This is an an easier way of assigning Tasks as it allows you to see all edits and updates within Google Docs. Similarly, users can refer back to Tasks to see the changes made in that application. The roll out began Wednesday, August 17, but is gradual and might not hit domains until up to 15 days after release. There are other domains that are not scheduled to receive the update until August 31. They will also have a gradual 15-day rollout. The update will be available to all Google Workspace customers, legacy G Suite Basic users, and Business customers. Notably, it is not available to u...