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When I load revision history in Google Docs, it does not change the URL. Is it possible to link to a history entry in Google Docs?

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I don't see how. I think the best you can do is restore the revision you want, copy it to a new file, then go back to the original revision. – Al E. Dec 10 '13 at 23:37
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It depends.

For files that were uploaded to Google Drive: yes, this is directly supported (as explained in the official help regarding file versions). Select the "Manage revisions" menu-item for the uploaded file, available either by right-clicking on it, or by selecting it and then expanding the "More" dropdown menu. A separate permalink will be available for each individual revision.

For files that were created in Google Drive (as a "Document", "Presentation", "Spreadsheet", ... etc.): this is not directly supported, because the individual items inside the "Revision history" do not have associated permalinks. However, as was mentioned in a previous comment, for any of the previous snapshots, you can temporarily restore to that version and copy it to a new file (whose name can include a version number or timestamp), with its own URL.

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I don't like it, but it's a solution. Hopefully Google will let us link to revisions someday. – NobleUplift Apr 22 '14 at 22:37
I was looking for the same as @NobleUplift, I have an important document that I need to share links pointing to a given historical revision. Looks so basic and is not possible to do it. – rafa.ferreira Apr 1 at 22:45

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