One common task when working on an HTML document in GoFiler is to save different versions of the file. Every time a copy is sent out for review, users can do a save as operation, and save a new copy of the file with a different version number. GoFiler by default allows you to create backup copies of the file (.bak files) whenever you press the save button, but that’s often too many backups, and they don’t represent true versions. The example script in this blog post then attempts to automate the process of creating different versions of files. This script will trigger when the user presses the “To Browser” button on an HTML file, and ask if the user wants to create a previous version folder of this file. If the user presses “Yes”, the script makes a new folder called “Revisions”, puts a folder stamped with the version number, date, and time into it, and copies all the HTML and images out of your folder into this previous version folder.
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