[Qgis-developer] Project temp file archive bit.

Tim Sutton tim at kartoza.com
Wed Jul 23 15:03:10 PDT 2014

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On 23/07/2014 23:56, Matthias Kuhn wrote:
> Hi Jürgen
> On 23.07.2014 21:23, Jürgen E. Fischer wrote:
>> Hi G,
>> On Wed, 23. Jul 2014 at 12:20:56 -0500, G. Garibaldi wrote:
>>> For some reason a project temp file or a backup file using the
>>> extension .qgs~ is showing up in my projects directory with
>>> QGIS 2.4 Win 7 64 bit.
>> It's not a temp file. It's backup of version of the project file
>> (or better put the renamed original).
> What is the purpose of this file? When is it produced and does QGIS
> revert to this copy under certain circumstances?

Speaking for Juergen, I believe it is written with the previous saved
state of the project file each time you press save. So if you save and
the project file gets corrupted (its happened to me a few times in the
past) you can fallback to the last known good state.



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