|03-06-2012, 03:16 PM||#1|
Join Date: Oct 2011
Changes Disappear in Saved Files
Has anyone experienced this?
I have added images to my epub or changed text and when I was done saved the Sigil file. Sometime later, having reopened this most recent saved file, again from within Sigil, when working on a different chapter I discovered that the changes were no longer there that I made in the first chapter.
This has happened several times. I've started extracting the individual text blocks from *.xhtml files and saving as text files so I wouldn't lose the coding I had thought was done—subject to tweaking, of course!
I can reload the image files to reconstitute that area, so that's not as big a problem.
If you have run into this, I'd appreciate hearing from you. And if you have a fix, even more so.
|03-07-2012, 03:38 AM||#4|
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Heemskerk, NL
Device: PRS-300, PRS-T1
I have used almost every version of Sigil, but never encountered this as described. The only times I lost text was when I forgot to save (doh!) or a wrongly executed S&R.
|03-07-2012, 03:46 AM||#5|
Join Date: Dec 2010
Are the files stored in the same folder or are they elsewhere? There two buttons: sace and save as...
MUst be something like this or may be lacking authorities, but i never had this.
|03-07-2012, 07:26 AM||#6|
Color me gone
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Central Oregon Coast
Try opening the file using file, open, rather than the recent file list. Sometimes things don't seem to make it to the most recent file list.
Last edited by mrmikel; 03-07-2012 at 07:26 AM. Reason: correction
|03-07-2012, 10:33 AM||#7|
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: (The original) Silicon Valley, USA
Device: Galaxy Tab 2, Astak Pocket Pro, K4NT
I think this happened to me ONCE with a 5.x version that did not crash (with a message) on XP.
I can't prove it, but my changes were not there and I sure did not use the 'Discard' button.
I use the Save Icon, and close with the Close X in the corner as that way saves the current Window locations and states (File:Exit does not, but some other stored state.)
|03-07-2012, 01:17 PM||#8|
Join Date: Jan 2012
Device: Acer Lumiread
- I used national Characters (like äöü) in filenames (such like "ärger.xhtml") and the whole file was gone after reopening the epub.
- the second is not really a loss but i thought i made changes by bulk-S/R. Sigil tells me about 500 changes but afterwards I found that at last 10% of all matches are not changed.
Does any of these situations match your problem ?
However I Suggest to upgrade to 5.3
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