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Is It Possible To Revover The Original File


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#1 eccentric

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Posted 18 August 2007 - 09:34 AM

Hello,

Here is the scenerio...

I had one excel file open and wanted to open another one. I clicked on File-save as- and saved the file with the same name and at the same location. It asked me whether I want to replace the file and I clicked 'yes'.

I was not attentive while I was doing this as I was on the phone. Finally, I realised that the contents of the cuurent file are manipulated one and I wanted to Undo them. I wanted to have the previous data and tried to Undo them but cannot.

Is there anyway I can get back my original file.

I have Win XP and Office 2000


Please reply soon I had very important data.

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#2 jgweed

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Posted 18 August 2007 - 10:32 AM

If you have saved over a prior worksheet with new data, and have not made a backup of the original, there is no practical way of restoring the original worksheet. The undo function only applies to unsaved data.
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