Alpha automatically makes a backup of a component every time you save it to that you can can go back & forth in time. Beware however: the database backup / ZIP does not include the component backups. You have to add the folder manually. Would be a nice option that is selected by default.
Provide an option to automatically zip a backup of the database when the software is closed. It should append the date and time to the zip file and place in a user defined location.
Include an option, probably under the current zip option, to cause the automatic zip backup to run now.
The option to include dropped tables in zipped (and backed up) databases would facilitate using the built in backup routines to grab all tables. (Along with default setting in a5 setup) For use with versioning (when you duplicate, rename and then drop a table and or set).... then you could always re-add at a later point, even from a backup / zip. (Copied & Dropped tables & sets also include all associated layouts, ...more »