Ask LibreOffice - RSS feedhttps://ask.libreoffice.org/en/questions/Questions and answers for LibreOfficeenSun, 03 Feb 2013 22:43:22 +0100mathtype equation got "General OLE error"https://ask.libreoffice.org/en/question/11288/mathtype-equation-got-general-ole-error/I have some docx file created under win7 use MS office which contains math equation typed by mathtype.
When I open these docx using Libreoffice writer under ubuntu linux, the math equation appears correct. But when I double click the math equation, I got "General OLE error", I can't edit the equation created by mathtype!!
What is wrong? What should I do to be able to edit the equation created by mathtype in Libreoffice writer under linux?Sun, 03 Feb 2013 11:05:34 +0100https://ask.libreoffice.org/en/question/11288/mathtype-equation-got-general-ole-error/Answer by BobM for <p>I have some docx file created under win7 use MS office which contains math equation typed by mathtype.</p>
<p>When I open these docx using Libreoffice writer under ubuntu linux, the math equation appears correct. But when I double click the math equation, I got "General OLE error", I can't edit the equation created by mathtype!!</p>
<p>What is wrong? What should I do to be able to edit the equation created by mathtype in Libreoffice writer under linux?</p>
https://ask.libreoffice.org/en/question/11288/mathtype-equation-got-general-ole-error/?answer=11325#post-id-11325What is wrong is simple -- MathType is not Linux software. Therefore, when you double-click an equation in LibreOffice for Linux, it doesn't know which program created the equation, so cannot open its editor.Sun, 03 Feb 2013 22:31:51 +0100https://ask.libreoffice.org/en/question/11288/mathtype-equation-got-general-ole-error/?answer=11325#post-id-11325Comment by qubit for <p>What is wrong is simple -- MathType is not Linux software. Therefore, when you double-click an equation in LibreOffice for Linux, it doesn't know which program created the equation, so cannot open its editor.</p>
https://ask.libreoffice.org/en/question/11288/mathtype-equation-got-general-ole-error/?comment=11326#post-id-11326Per [wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MathType), *"MathType is a software application created by Design Science that allows the creation of mathematical notation for inclusion in desktop and web applications...[available for] Mac OS X and Microsoft Windows"*
So: no support on Ubuntu.Sun, 03 Feb 2013 22:43:22 +0100https://ask.libreoffice.org/en/question/11288/mathtype-equation-got-general-ole-error/?comment=11326#post-id-11326