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by kadavy
Wed Sep 11, 2019 9:10 pm
Forum: Technical Support (iOS)
Topic: Lost writing due to faulty syncing
Replies: 33
Views: 755

Re: Lost writing due to faulty syncing

I agree with Cirrocumulus that these syncing issues are scary, and I don't share the sentiments of others that this is some kind of user error issue, or not following the "rules." If you understand how Scrivener's idiosyncratic syncing behavior works, that's good. But there are lots of use...
by kadavy
Mon Sep 09, 2019 5:26 pm
Forum: Technical Support (iOS)
Topic: Lost writing due to faulty syncing
Replies: 33
Views: 755

Re: Lost writing due to faulty syncing

In this context, synchronize the iPad using the coffee shop wifi instead of waiting until you get home, for example. This is exactly what I did! It was a couple more hours before I got home and had this issue. Something didn't work correctly. Didn't know about automatic quit, but just turned it on....
by kadavy
Mon Sep 09, 2019 4:32 pm
Forum: Technical Support (iOS)
Topic: Lost writing due to faulty syncing
Replies: 33
Views: 755

Re: Lost writing due to faulty syncing

Additionally, at one point, both devices claimed to be synced, but showed different versions of the same document. Can you explain that?
by kadavy
Mon Sep 09, 2019 4:27 pm
Forum: Technical Support (iOS)
Topic: Lost writing due to faulty syncing
Replies: 33
Views: 755

Re: Lost writing due to faulty syncing

Thanks Katherine, Now that you mention it, I believe I did do File > Sync with Mobile devices before closing Scrivener and re-opening (it's a little bit of a blur, but I probably didn't close until I noticed it wasn't syncing). At some point, there should have been a document synced that was my up-t...
by kadavy
Mon Sep 09, 2019 3:53 pm
Forum: Technical Support (iOS)
Topic: Lost writing due to faulty syncing
Replies: 33
Views: 755

Lost writing due to faulty syncing

It looks like I lost a morning's writing, due to faulty syncing. I of course want to get this writing back, but more than anything, I need to figure out what went wrong so I can ever trust Scrivener for iOS again. Before I went to the cafe this morning for a writing session, I made sure my laptop an...