Restore phrases

Deleted phrases can be restored from the recycle bin, by using the version history or by restoring from a data backup.

If using a PhraseExpress Server, you can restore earlier phrase file versions in the PhraseExpress Client Manager.

Recycle bin

Each phrase file/database has its own recycle bin from where you can restore deleted phrases and phrase folders.

To restore individual deleted phrases:
  1. Click the recycle bin icon in the phrase tree to expand its content
  2. Select the items you wish to restore.
  3. Click "Restore" in the main menu or drag & drop the items into a phrase folder of your choice.

Version history

If using PhraseExpress with a SQL server, you can review the last 99 edits of each phrase, including the time and name of the editor.

A real time preview shows you the changes for each edit and you can restore any such earlier version

Video tutorial

To restore a earlier version of a phrase:
  1. Open the main program window.
  2. Right-click the phrase you wish to review/restore and select "Restore earlier version".
  3. Browse through the versions and review the edits of that phrase.
  4. Confirm with OK to restore the selected version.

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