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Countermeasure for unintended file overwriting on DocuWorks 9

April 11, 2018

We have found an unintended file overwriting issue during “unstack” operation on DocuWorks 9.0.0.

DocuWorks 9 update 9.0.1 can be downloaded.
Please promptly update to version 9.0.1 to fix this issue.

How to get DocuWorks 9 update 9.0.1

DocuWorks 9 update 9.0.1 can be downloaded from this site.

Fuji Xerox Direct user ID is needed for downloading DocuWorks 9 update 9.0.1

Conditions for Occurrence of Incident

Description of Incident

When unstacking a multi-page XDW file in the Desk, and if there are files with the same name of multi-page file with branch number, the original files are overwritten by unstacked single-page XDW files which are taken out from the multi-page file.

Tentative countermeasure

If you are not able to update to DocuWorks 9.0.1, please, change the DocuWorks Settings as below:

  1. Start DocuWorks, then select [File]> [DocuWorks Settings] on the Desk menu
  2. Select [DocuWorks Desk Option]> [Document Operation]
  3. Change [Edit in Network Folder] setting to [Edit Directly], and push [OK] or [Apply].