No file change -- no backup

I just noticed that when I started up quicken just to look at some info, when I quit it still backed up the file even though nothing had changed. This seems like a waste of my time and disk space. Why not reserve backups for when changes have occurred.
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  • smayer97
    smayer97 SuperUser, Mac Beta, Canada Beta ✭✭✭✭✭
    That is supposed to be how it works. That "feature" was added some time ago. What version are you using? If you are able to reproduce this, I suggest you use the "Report a Problem" under the Help menu in Quicken to submit this issue or contact Quicken Support.

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  • smayer97
    smayer97 SuperUser, Mac Beta, Canada Beta ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited January 2020
    Oh bother....

    Mods...please forward this....
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  • Hello @alancondit1085,

    Thank you for taking the time to visit the Community and post your issue, although I apologize for the difficulties you're experiencing with Quicken.

    Would you mind going to Quicken>About Quicken and providing the version/release that you're currently running?

    Would you mind also providing a bit more detail regarding what you're doing when launching Quicken that indicates no change has been made?

    I am using version 5.14.0 (Build 514.31804.100) and was unable to replicate any issue with the backup functionality. I tested this multiple times while selecting/deselecting the various settings for this function, and every time it seemed to behave accordingly.

    Please let us know some more details so we can best assist!

    Thank you,

    Quicken Natalie

     
  • Quicken Natalie,

    Like Jacob, I am running Version 5.14.0 (Build 514.31804.100) on macOS 10.15.2 (Mojave).

    Alan
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