timestamp backup Timestamp Backup

Tags: Base Calc Draw Extensions Impress Math Writer

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This extension for LibreOffice and OpenOffice enables the user to make a normal save and to additionally create a timestamped backup copy of the document with just one click.

Description

This extension for LibreOffice and OpenOffice enables the user to make a normal save and to additionally create a timestamped backup copy of the document with just one click.

The backup copy will be placed into the backup directory set in Tools - Options - Open/LibreOffice - Paths - Backups

It is recommended to adjust the path of the backup directory to a user friendly place.

The extension has a menu item in the File menu, and a toolbar icon in the standard toolbar.

It works in these applications: Writer, WriterWeb, WriterMaster, Calc, Draw, Impress, Math.

WARNING for Mac users: The extension may not work under LibreOffice Vanilla which is available at the Mac appstore. This might be due to the increased security settings and sandboxing provided by the appstore, but additional information about this issue is welcomed.

License: GPL v3

Original creator: Kovács Tibor

Project maintainer: kovlev, however any contribution is appreciated

Source code is available at: https://github.com/kovleventer/timeStampBackup

Tested with Apache OpenOffice also

Homepage: http://flowcont.hu/LO_oxt_store/

Release List

  • Release Description Compatibility Operating Systems License Release notes  
  • 1.1.8 Added file saving dialog on initial save
    Code from Hubert Lampert and GerhardW
    4.0 Linux, Windows, macOS GPL Download
  • 1.1.7 Updated German and English descriptions by swhib 4.0 Linux, Windows, macOS GPL Download
  • 1.1.6 Base support
    French and Dutch translations
    4.0 Linux, Windows, macOS GPL Download

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Timestamp Backup

This extension for LibreOffice and OpenOffice enables the user to make a normal save and to additionally create a timestamped backup copy of the document with just one click.

★ 2.5

09-2020

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  • Hans IGNAZI Sep 26, 2020, 8:37 PM (30 days ago)

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    Hasta ahora no está disponible

  • L Sep 18, 2020, 12:19 AM (39 days ago)

    ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

    This works great. I'd love to be able to assign a keyboard shortcut to 'Save and Timestamp Backup' --- and in fact, I'd like to assign the normal save shortcut to this, so I'm always saving versions.

    I understand that there's a modification required to the extension to make this possible, e.g. https://ask.libreoffice.org/en/question/112656/set-keyboard-shortcuts-for-extensions/

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