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Protecting a file from accidentally being sent.


It is a pity if this is true: I used the presence of various files on my
desktop as a reminder for me that backup tasks need to be completed. I've
moved my CV to a folder called CV in an effort to prevent mistakes, but I'm
not sure that this will be foolproof.

On 2 May 2018 at 20:02, Peter McD <peter.posts at gmx.net> wrote:

> Am 02.05.2018 um 11:41 schrieb Owen Thomas:
>
>> Hellooo...
>>
>> I regularly apply for jobs, and regularly see where the advertiser asks
>> for
>> a CV in the form of a file, does not place a restriction on the type of
>> file it is asking for. The file selection window opens, and I can select
>> any file from my desktop (the place where I keep my CV as well as other
>> files - ones I definitely don't want to send).
>>
>> i don't think I have ever sent a file I definitely don't want to send, but
>> sometimes I have had to catch myself before I did. Short of removing the
>> worrying file from my desktop, is there any other way I can protect a file
>> on my desktop from being accidentally sent in this way?
>>
>>
> A desktop is like a pin board.
> Murphy says: Don't leave anything on the desktop, which you don't want to
> share with others.
>
> I keep, without exception, anything of even remote importance in folders.
>
> cu
> Peter
>
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