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Questions tagged [version-control]

Apply to questions about the management of the changes in status as collections of information are developed over time. Version control may include facilities to track who changed what and when (an ‘audit trail’) and/or a facility to ‘roll back’ to an earlier condition.

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Automatically name current version when Google Sheets is opened

I'd like to automatically maintain the original version of a Google Sheets file whenever the file is opened. Manually, this would involve simply opening the file and selecting File/Version History/...
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Is it possible to show the Version History of a Google Doc inside the actual document?

I'd like to get rid of the usual "Revision history" table on my several company-wide Google Documents. Even when the "Version history" works perfectly and I can even make named revisions etc, I'd ...
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How to link a Google slide to a slide in an old version of another presentation?

I have the Google Slides document Sa. It has the "draft" version (older, let's call it Sa_draft) and the "final" version (newer, let's call it Sa_final). Now, I want to create a new Google Slides ...
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How to compare two Google Document versions that are not successive?

How to compare two Google Document versions that are not successive? I know that is possible to compare a version with its immediate previous version. But, I wonder if it’s possible to compare two ...
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Restoring previous file versions through Google Drive

I have an InDesign file that I've been working on that is stored in my Google Drive folder. I am trying to restore it to a previous version. However I see no option for it based on what I read online....
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When sharing a document through Google Drive, is all its revision history also shared?

Imagine the following scenario: on Day 1 I create a text document on Google Drive. on Day 2 I edit it. on Day 3 I share it with John so that "John can edit". Can John see the version from Day 1 in ...
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What happens if dependency repository is deleted on GitHub?

I own a GitHub repository, A. Repository B is another open-source project, which is owned by someone else. Repository A depends on repository B (repository B is a submodule of A). If the owner of ...
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Is there a quick way to see when a cell in a Google Sheets was last edited?

Google Sheets has a revision history accessible from File / See revision history. However, it doesn't appear to easily allow you to see when a particular part of the sheet (e.g. a cell) was changed? ...
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Is Google Docs' Revision History a stable long-term audit trail?

Are all our changes logged, safe, saved, secure and downloadable? Has Google Docs committed to it all being seeable, shareable, protected and preserved? Remembering what was said is important. I ...
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Host Project on Public GitHub Repo but Hide Sensitive Information

So I'm fine with the source code to my files being public, but I obviously don't want my passwords/login info/etc to be public. How can I host the repo with GitHub publicly but keep myself safe?
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Google Drive permalink that doesn't change with new file versions

I have a file that I'm storing on Google Drive and I update it frequently with new versions (multiple times a day, sometimes). So far, when I copy the link from the "Share" window that allows other ...
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How to delete obsolete JSFiddle versions?

Can anyone tell me how I delete obsolete JSFiddle versions, but keep the base version?
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Can I associate a GitHub gist with an organization?

My team has a GitHub organization account. A lot of the work I do results in one-off scripts that we want to be able to have on our organization page but that aren't big enough projects to justify ...