Join Christopher Breen for an in-depth discussion in this video Locating locally stored iCloud files, part of Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion Tips and Tricks.
Here's the setup. You've been dutifully saving your iWork…preview and text edit files to iCloud. Then suddenly, oh no, your internet…connection is dead, and you can't access your files.…So, what do you do? Relax mostly.…Though it's not something Apple talks a lot about, there are copies of those files…on your Mac. Let's see how to find them.…So I'm going to go to the Go menu. Then I'll hold down the Option key.…And Library appears. Select Library.…I'm in the library folder. And now, I want to find the Mobile…Documents folder, and here it is. I select that, and you find a series of folders.…
The name at the end of each folder indicates the application that created…these files. So, I'll select Keynote.…The Documents folder inside and here are my keynote presentations.…Same idea with Pages, select Documents, and here are my Pages Documents.…These will open like any other file. So, I can double-lick on it, pages will open.…If I like, I can Edit the thing. Save it and then quit.…
And as you can see that version is saved. This will also be synced with iCloud.…
- Creating smarter Smart Mailboxes
- Sharing and delegating calendars
- Syncing Google contacts
- Discovering hidden tricks within contact headings
- Scheduling startup and shutdown
- Copying files via Bluetooth
- Using a remote disc
- Creating password-protected archives
- Creating a bootable installer drive
- Repairing your keychain
- Resetting your login password
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Mail Tips
2. Calendar Tips
3. Contact Tips
4. System Preference Tips
5. Finder Tips
6. Tips for Troubleshooters
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