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Is there a way of restoring my public document inadvertently sent to trash?.

gerald_comeaugerald_comeau Member Posts: 61 ✭✭
I've lost an entire document containing a part studio which I put a lot work into. This morning I opened the document and made a new part studio. I then created several features in this new part studio which I then deleted not realizing it would delete the entire document. 


  • michael_mcclainmichael_mcclain Member Posts: 185 PRO
    Go to the 'My Onshape' screen, on the left-hand side you will see 'Trash'. Go into there, find the trashed document, right-click and select 'restore'.

    You are able to restore trashed documents for up to 30 days after you trashed them
  • NeilCookeNeilCooke Moderator, Onshape Employees Posts: 3,035
    If you deleted a Part Studio it does not delete the Document. You can only do that from the Documents page (then follow Michael's advice to restore). To get a Part Studio back in a Document, go to the Versions and History flyout (top left), find the entry where you deleted the Part Studio, right-click and select Restore.
  • gerald_comeaugerald_comeau Member Posts: 61 ✭✭
    edited July 2019
    The document has "miraculously" been restored. I don"t know how it came back in my list of documents but there it is. I've opened it and all is OK. The only thing I can add is that I had tried to restore it by clicking the trash button where I found the document but a dialogue came up telling me the document could not be restored, but it has come back. Maybe there is some time allowance made. I went to trash withing a few minutes of mistakenly deleting it. 
  • gerald_comeaugerald_comeau Member Posts: 61 ✭✭
    @NeilCooke @michael_mcclain - Thank-you.  I did as Michael said and did not immediately see the document on the documents page but it came back. I am a bit better informed now :) Whew!.  
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