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Backup everything that changed in the last 7 days?


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Hi,

 

in Retrospect 6 I had the option to create a filter:

 

 

Backup everything where modification date is newer than today -7 days

 

I backuped that data to a file which was recycled on monday morning. This was a quick „second backup“ every two hours additionally to our slow-but-secure tape backup.

 

With Retrospect 8 I have two problems:

 

 

1. The filter options have changed. I cannot find one that means „file has been modified in the last 7 days“. The german translation is a mess. I suspect „innerhalb“ would be the correct setting here (which would describe a date in the future!), however, it cant be tested since the rule disappears completely - see below.

 

 

 

2. The filter dialog seems to be totaly broken, at least in the german version.

For example:

„File - modificationDate - is - before - today“

Close the dialog. Reopen it. It says:

„File - modificationDate - is - before - specific date - 1.1.1970“

 

or

 

„File - modificationDate - is - in between - 7 - days - from - today“

Close the dialog. Reopen it:

The filter is completely empty! The line has vanished.

 

Bye,

Jörg

 

 

 

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I'm not seeing that here (with a relatively new config80.dat file).

 

In the English version if I make a new rule and in the "include" section, I add the line:

 

File Date modified is before today

 

 

If I save the rule and reopen it, that line is there exactly.

 

 

If I change this to read:

 

File Date modified is within 7 days of today

 

This *does* change to:

 

File Date modified is within 1 weeks of today

 

 

But if I change it to:

 

File Date modified is within 8 days of today

 

It stays 8 days.

 

 

Corrupt "config80.dat" files aren't always (unfortunately) easily determined. I might suggest you start with a clean one and see if that works.

 

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