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HELP! Entire design vanished!

neil_prestonneil_preston Member Posts: 12
I was working on a small section of the design in a sketch, zoomed in and trying to select a line segment to edit it, and something I must have done made the entire workspace go blank, as if a new workspace. I have no idea what I did.

Is there any way to recover it?

How can I save versions of my work to avoid this in the future?


  • glen_dewsburyglen_dewsbury Member Posts: 575 ✭✭✭
    edited May 2023
    You'll usually get a good response if you can share document with the copy option enabled.
  • eric_pestyeric_pesty Member Posts: 1,488 PRO
    We can't tell exactly what happened without seeing your document but as a general rule, you should just be able to expand the version and history and open up the last version before your change...

    https://cad.onshape.com/help/Content/Primer/versions.htm?Highlight=versions and history
  • glen_dewsburyglen_dewsbury Member Posts: 575 ✭✭✭
    I notice from time to time that I need to refresh the Chrome browser to make things show up.
  • neil_prestonneil_preston Member Posts: 12
    Well, situation resolved.....   I saw at the bottom of the screen that there were what appeared to be 'tabs' that I was not aware of.  I selected the other tab, and -voila!- it reappeared.   So my initial panic evaporated.  Still don't know how I switched tabs, but I'll know to watch out for it in the future.

    BTW, using FireFox.

    Thanks for the responses!
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