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Application.AutoRecover Property

Office 2007
Returns an AutoRecover object, which backs up all file formats on a timed interval.



expression   A variable that represents an Application object.


Valid time intervals are whole numbers from 1 to 120.


In this example, the Time property is used in conjunction with the AutoRecover property to set the time interval for Microsoft Excel to wait before saving another copy to five minutes.

Visual Basic for Applications
Sub UseAutoRecover()

    Application.AutoRecover.Time = 5

    MsgBox "The time that will elapse between each automatic " & _
        "save has been set to " & _
        Application.AutoRecover.Time & " minutes."

End Sub