Version History

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Mar 11, 2014 · 2 min read

Oops, you did it again.

Fingers flying, words pouring out of your brain and flowing effortlessly through your fingers into the keyboard, your story is taking flight.

Then suddenly: brain fart. You unconsciously hit command-A-delete in one fluid motion. Your words disappear just as autosave sucks them away, seemingly forever. Panic ensues!

What have I done?

Fear not.

Click the “…” in the top right corner, and select “Revision history.”

There you will get a list of save points for your story, listed by time and date.

You have options

Choose the time to which you want to revert, and it will load a read-only reverted draft. When you find the version you want to reload, click to restore that version.

This will be at the top of the screen

Or, copy and paste a certain section from a reverted draft and paste it into your current story.

Those who do not revert their history are doomed to rewrite it.

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