[IPython-User] autosave in notebook

Brian Granger ellisonbg@gmail....
Sun Jan 15 13:34:12 CST 2012

Autosave without version control built-in is a recipe for data loss
disaster.  To prevent unwanted losses from autosave, you need the
ability to rewind and recover lost work.  This is something we are
thinking about, but is still a ways off.



2012/1/15 Zoltán Vörös <zvoros@gmail.com>:
> Hi All,
> I am sorry for spamming the mailing list, but I happen to use the
> notebook quite a lot at the moment, and during this I find myself facing
> newer and newer questions. I try to find the answer, before posting the
> problem here:)
> Is there a way to set autosave on on the html notebook? I don't mean the
> content of the cells, because that could be pulled out of the history
> (at least, the inputs), but the notebook as a whole. I see that for
> large notebooks with many images this might create a bottleneck, but if
> the user was able to switch this off/on, that would be great.
> I believe, one would only have to set up a timer in javascript, and call
> the function that is invoked on Cntr-M-S. I could look into this, but I
> don't know, whether there is already an effort under way.
> Cheers,
> Zoltán
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Brian E. Granger
Cal Poly State University, San Luis Obispo
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