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How to recover Assets from Time Machine


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I've recently upgraded to Mojave and made clean install of OS but I've forgotten to export Assets from AD. Is it possible to recover those lost assets from The Time Machine? If so, which files do I have to copy from TM Drive? 

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Assets are stored on a per user basis in a folder at path ~/Library/Containers/com.seriflabs.affinitydesigner/Data/Library/Application Support/user/ in a file named assets.propcol. (The tilde & first slash are shorthand for your user account's home folder.) EDIT: @GabrielM beat me to it!

Anyway, open that folder by going to Finder's "Go" menu, selecting "Go to Folder..." & pasting the path above shown in red into the 'go' window. I suggest alt-dragging the assets.propcol file out onto the desktop to make a backup copy of the file, just in case something goes wrong & you need to restore the original file.

Then you just need to enter Time Machine, go back to a date before you upgraded to Mojave, & restore that file. (Make sure Affinity Designer is not running when you do this!)

Note: I have not yet upgraded to Mojave so I cannot guarantee this will work exactly as expected.

All 3 1.10.6, & all 3 V2.03 Mac apps; 2020 iMac 27"; 3.8GHz i7, Radeon Pro 5700, 32GB RAM; macOS 10.15.7
Affinity Photo 
1.10.6; Affinity Designer 1.10.6; & all 3 V2 apps for iPad; 6th Generation iPad 32 GB; Apple Pencil; iPadOS 15.7

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