Did not "Save As" and deleted original Document

Fitness 4 All

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I was working in an excel document and clicked out of it. When it asked me to save the document I said yes and lost all my original work but saved the new. I know I should have clicked "Save as" but I didn't. Is there any way to retrieve that original?

Thanks :biggrin:
 

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Fergus

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Re: Did not "Save As" and deleted original Documen

No, not as far as I know, bad luck!

Unless you had created a Windows Restore Point that fell between the creation of the original workbook and your editing of it.
 

vconfused

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Re: Did not "Save As" and deleted original Documen

Extremely long shot, but you didn't email a copy to anyone by any chance?
 

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