Having just found a document that is a version of my novel that sits - datewise - between what I had thought was the most recent snapshot and the currently-being-edited version based on that snapshot, I’ve tried to work out how to incorporate the ‘found’ changes too.
I couldn’t simply copy each ‘found’ chapter into the current document as it would overwrite my latest edits. So what i decided to do was this:
- create a new blank document for each chapter, copy in the ‘found’ version, and snapshot it so I can use Compare to see differences. For this to work, I need to be able to move or copy the blank document’s snapshot into the actual chapter’s snapshot list. However, whichever way I’ve tried to do this, I simply cannot drag the snapshot from one document to another. Nor is the Copy command available in the Edit menu when I select the snapshot.
How do I do this? How do I copy or move a snapshot from one document to another so I can achieve what I need? Remember, I don’t want to overwrite my current edits, but simply to get a snapshot from one snapshot list to another.
2011 - latest snapshot in actual chapter document
2013 - ‘found’ document, whose changes are not yet included, but which is snapshotted in a temporary document
2017 - current chapter document based on 2011 version, and being edited