[XeTeX] corrupted TeX file

Philip Taylor (Webmaster, Ret'd) P.Taylor at Rhul.Ac.Uk
Mon Oct 25 13:12:50 CEST 2010

Vafa Khalighi wrote:
> I received this question from a user.
> He was typing the tex file while suddenly power was cut off. When he
> turned his computer on, he has got this corrupted tex file. Is there a
> way to recover this tex file? The file is in UTF8.

IMHO, extraordinarily unlikely : recent data is likely
to be solely in RAM.  Very few programs (EDT was a notable
exception) maintain a real-time journal file for
recover in such circumstances.

Philip Taylor

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