My topmost Freemind problem is autosave handling and recovery. I leave my computer ON all the time. I leave Freemind open all the time so my frequent maps are easy to reach. However, some mornings I come back to my computer and it has rebooted because of an automatic Windows Update. Then I open Freemind back again, but I never know which version of my maps to re-open: ManuallySaved (in my folder) or AutoSaved (in .freemind folder).
Sometimes the AutoSaved is newer, but sometimes the ManuallySaved is newer. So it is a pain to find which file to open everytime the computer restarts.
- I would like an option like: Autosave overwrites original file. (so I could always open the maps in my folder)
- And maybe automatically re-open all previously opened maps (restore previous state)
I don't want to press Save, I want my maps always saved, up to date and ready to be used.
It is maybe silly, but I use less FreeMind because of this issue.
You are requesting a true autosave feature, to complement or replace the current automatic backup feature as found in FreeMind 0.8.1 and 0.9.0 RC series. I sympathize with your request.
You can support your feature request by posting "I want this feature too" into the already created feature request in the tracker:
Having a true autosave, 2009-10-30
There will be no automatic autosave in FreeMind 0.9.0, as it is in feature freeze. I know of no patch implementing the feature that would have been sent to FreeMind patch tracker.