Lost over a whole days of work....

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Lost over a whole days of work....

Post by eric1223 » Thu Nov 23, 2017 8:39 pm

This crashing is ridiculous.... Moho 12.3 crashed when I was in the middle of saving, and it corrupted my file. Auto save was off the whole time.

I tried opening the file but it just stays loading forever. Then I tried important objects, then Moho crashes.
Tried copying the file, and that didn't work either. The animation itself was fairly simple, but the drawing, rigging, and all the planning took the most amount of time. Anyone know of a way to get it back? How do I prevent Moho from crashing so much?
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Re: Lost over a whole days of work....

Post by InfoCentral » Fri Nov 24, 2017 12:12 am

Use Moho 11 as your primary tool and import into 12 when necessary to add additional function not in 11.
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Re: Lost over a whole days of work....

Post by chucky » Fri Nov 24, 2017 3:23 am

It won't help old work , but in future do this.
In every scene folder, keep an archive folder, before each save drag your last good save into the archive, let the os renumber them, that will give you a incremental list of previous saves in the archive folder .
Go back into moho , press save... It will write a brand new save, you will still have the old ones without renaming anything.
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Re: Lost over a whole days of work....

Post by eric1223 » Fri Nov 24, 2017 7:55 am

Thanks infocentral, unfortunately, I lost it my version 11 download somehow, or I don't have it anymore.

Thanks Chucky. A REALLY good tip.
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Re: Lost over a whole days of work....

Post by herbert123 » Fri Nov 24, 2017 8:16 pm

Always, always, always create backups and use some sort of versioning workflow. I use Git/GitKraken to take care of this for me, and it is easy to roll-back changes or inspect edits I did at some point. I use Synkron to automatically mirror a backup to a different drive while I am working.

Versioning and backup are two very different things, btw.

Synkron: http://synkron.sourceforge.net/

GitKraken: https://www.gitkraken.com/

In particular when you work with multiple applications and you are in the 'zone' of working, you don't want to have to manually create backups of everything (Synkron). After every big change I create a new revision in GitKraken.

I wish Moho would work with separated files similar to OpenToonz (or have a preference option), which makes it easier to work with versioning, though.
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Re: Lost over a whole days of work....

Post by synthsin75 » Fri Nov 24, 2017 11:50 pm

My autosave script allows for incremental saves over as many files as you want. https://sites.google.com/site/synthsin/ ... ects=0&d=1
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Re: Lost over a whole days of work....

Post by eric1223 » Sat Nov 25, 2017 1:27 am

herbert123 wrote:Always, always, always create backups and use some sort of versioning workflow. I use Git/GitKraken to take care of this for me, and it is easy to roll-back changes or inspect edits I did at some point. I use Synkron to automatically mirror a backup to a different drive while I am working.

Versioning and backup are two very different things, btw.

Synkron: http://synkron.sourceforge.net/

GitKraken: https://www.gitkraken.com/

In particular when you work with multiple applications and you are in the 'zone' of working, you don't want to have to manually create backups of everything (Synkron). After every big change I create a new revision in GitKraken.

I wish Moho would work with separated files similar to OpenToonz (or have a preference option), which makes it easier to work with versioning, though.
Oh yeah, I make back ups of everything ..besides test files. But I did backups all wrong. I would only make them once that shot was complete. I put them on a external HD just in case something goes barrizar with the computer. I never made versions of the files but now since I know how to organize better, I will.

Thanks for the links synth and hebert. I'll check them out when I get home. Also synth, thanks for the AS link earlier.
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Re: Lost over a whole days of work....

Post by synthsin75 » Sat Nov 25, 2017 2:58 am

Hope it helps. Frustrating to lose work.
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