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    Oct 28, 2009
    time machine for old files
    Can I use time machine to find, retrieve, and rename an old numbers file. I want to put the old version and the current version next to each other on the screen for comparison. It seems once I find an old file using time machine, I can't do anything with it. I can't even open it in numbers.

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    Nov 19, 2006
    York, UK
    iMac: 24" Aluminium, 2.8 GHz, 4Gb RAM. iPad2, iPad mini2, iPhone5s
    You need to restore it first. But before you do that rename your current version, then do the restore.
    Experience teaches you to recognise a mistake when you make it again.

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    Collin Bl's Avatar
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    Napier NZ
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    to put the old version and the current version next to each other on the screen for comparison
    You could use Superduper for a bootable back up and then use FIWI for a comparsion on screen.

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