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@@ -378,9 +378,10 @@ as long as you only loaded a different file and have performed no editing operat
\textbf{Perpetual session} is very useful for working on a project over many days so you can just quit before shutting down and the next time you start up \CGG{} you will be right back where you left off.
You will retain all of your undo’s and redo’s.
The binary file name is \texttt{\$HOME/.bcast5/perpetual.dat} and as long as \texttt{Settings$\rightarrow$Preferences}, the Appearance tab has the Flag \textit{Perpetual session} set this capability takes effect. -It is very important to understand that this is not the same as the continuously editing- operation-updated \texttt{backup.xml} file. -The perpetual.dat file is \textit{only} updated when you Quit \CGG{} in the normal manner. -Which means if you interrupt the program, or kill it, or there is a segv or system crash, the \texttt{perpetual.dat} file will only reflect the state of your project from when you last started \CGG{}, and none of the editing/undo’s/redo’s you executed during the current session which was not ended normally. +It is very important to understand that this is not the same as the continuously editing- operation-updated \texttt{backup.xml} file which is still operating as usual. +The perpetual.dat file is updated so that when you Quit \CGG{} in the normal manner, +interrupt the program, kill the program, or there is a segv or system crash, the \texttt{perpetual.dat} file still reflects the state of your project. This means the editing/undo’s/redo’s you executed during the current session should still be available on a restart with the exception of any edit +that may not have had a chance to be written on disk before an abnormal stoppage. \vspace{1ex} Some notes to keep in mind about Perpetual session are: @@ -393,7 +394,7 @@ Some notes to keep in mind about Perpetual session are: after stopping \CGG{}, delete the current \texttt{\$HOME/.bcast5/perpetual.dat} file
\item only session data is backed up (not program feature setup)
\item the files backup.xml and backup.prev will operate the same as before so that if there is a crash, you
-    will want to use \texttt{File $\rightarrow$ Load backup} in order to continue where you were interrupted.
+    can still use \texttt{File $\rightarrow$ Load backup} in order to continue where you were interrupted.
\item to start \CGG{} without using your Perpetual session data even if enabled, keyin: /your\_cinelerra\_path\texttt{/bin/cin -S}
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