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Is there an autosave feature that will save your data about 5 min. Not neccessarily auto recovery but save. This is for office 2000
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I believe the is an add-on tool that will provide that feature, I think it requires sr1.
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by:Arno Koster
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Not that i am aware of, but it is easily implemented using a little macro such as :
note : place this code in a module, update the filename & location !
Public keep_saving As Boolean

Public Sub auto_save()

    If keep_saving Then
        Application.OnTime Now + TimeValue("00:00:05"), "auto_save"
        ThisWorkbook.SaveAs "c:\temp\test  " & Replace(Now, ":", "-") & ".xls"
    End If

End Sub

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and place this code in thisworkbook:
Private Sub Workbook_BeforeClose(Cancel As Boolean)
    keep_saving = False
End Sub

Private Sub Workbook_Open()
    keep_saving = True
    Application.OnTime Now + TimeValue("00:00:05"), "auto_save"
End Sub

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by:Arno Koster
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above macro saves the worksheet each 5 seconds, so also update the timevalue to :

"00:05:00"
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thanks
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