[Managing] Undo

Forum rules
1. Please keep it one request/suggestion per topic.
2. Please mark the requests with the following tags:
[Startup] - issue related to the program's startup or shutdown process;
[Taking] and [Clipping] - related to acquiring/creating notes (excl. editing);
[Viewing] - related to notes list browsing and reading;
[Editing] - related to the process of editing new and existing notes;
[Search] - related to note searching and finding;
[Managing] - related to note organization and management;
[Reordering/Sorting] - related to sorting or reordering the notes list;
[Clipboard] - clipboard operations;
[Import] and [Export] - issue related to bulk notes import/export;
[Globalization] - issues related to multiple languages/cultures support;
[Files] and [Backup] - file operations,notes back-end and backup;
[UI] - UI issues which don't fall into any of the above categories;
[Other] - other issues which don't fall into any of the above categories.

Thank you!

[Managing] Undo

Postby Heera » Sun Mar 21, 2010 8:34 pm

Hi Team,

Is there any option in cintanotes to undo our steps. I have merged to tag and then I have released that it is not require. Now how do I undo my action.

Please assist.

With Regards,
Last edited by Midas on Tue Jun 29, 2010 9:50 am, edited 1 time in total.
Reason: Added tag to post subject...
User avatar
CintaNotes Developer
Site Admin
Posts: 4756
Joined: Fri Dec 12, 2008 4:45 pm

Re: Undo

Postby CintaNotes Developer » Mon Mar 22, 2010 5:57 am

At the moment the only way to undo is to restore the needed notes from the backup files, which are by default located in the "backup" subdirectory. Here is what I'd do:

1) Exit CN, rename the main cintanotes.db file to cintanotes.db.bak
2) Start CN, it creates an empty notebook.
3) Select File/Import, and import one of the backup files, either daily or weekly, depending on how long ago did that change happen.
4) Select the needed notes and export them to XML.
5) Rename cintanotes.db.bak back to cintanotes.db, overwriting the new cintanotes.db
6) Import the XML file that was exported in step 4.
7) Delete the corrupted version of the notes.

In CintaNotes 1.1 there will be an option to exclude tags from search. Then you'll be able to do it in a bit simpler way, all without exiting CN:
1) Tag all notes as "original"
2) Import one of the backup notebooks
3) Find the needed notes and tag them "original" too.
4) Delete all notes not having tag "original"
5) Delete corrupted version of the notes.
6) Delete tag "original"

Return to “Feature Requests”