Drawing Recovery Manager
 
 
 
 Menu:  File Drawing Utilities Drawing RecoveryNot available in menus in the current workspace.
 Command entry: drawingrecovery

The Drawing Recovery Manager displays a list of all drawing files that were open at the time of a program or system failure. You can preview and open each drawing or backup file to choose which one should be saved as the primary DWG file.

Backup Files

Displays the drawings that may need to be recovered after a program or system failure. A top-level drawing node contains a set of files associated with each drawing. You can expand a top-level node to display the drawing files and backup files that are candidates for recovery. If available, up to four files are displayed including

Once a drawing or backup file is opened and saved, the corresponding top-level drawing node is removed from the Backup Files area.

Details

Provides the following information about the currently selected node in the Backup Files area:

Preview

Displays a thumbnail preview of the currently selected drawing or backup file.

Shortcut Menu Options

Right-click a drawing node, drawing or backup file, or a blank area in the Backup Files area to display a shortcut menu with relevant options.

Open All

Opens all the drawing and backup files associated with the selected, top-level drawing node.

Remove

Removes the selected, top-level drawing node.

Open

Opens the selected drawing or backup file for drawing recovery. You can select multiple files using SHIFT and CTRL.

Properties

Displays the File Properties dialog box from Windows Explorer for the selected drawing or backup file.

Expand All

Expands all top-level drawing nodes. Access this option by right-clicking a blank area in the Backup Files area.

Collapse All

Collapses all top-level drawing nodes. Access this option by right-clicking a blank area in the Backup Files area.