LiberOffice Sluggish to open and close files

asked 2017-12-08 14:56:45 +0200

HerCorns gravatar image

Not sure why LO 5.4.3.2 takes for ever to open and close files, not mentioning the long views at the hypnotic disk while saving commence. I am using a MacBook Pro with macOS High Sierra 10.13.1, 2.6Ghz i5 CPU, 8GB DDR3, and an SSD drive. It's not a slow device, so what can I do to improve LO's snappiness? MS Office for MAC is much faster than LO, why is that? I am using writer, calc, and impression and the sluggishness is across the board even though the files are only text based.

Thanks for any help to speed things up.

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Hi HerCorns:

You are not alone. All of the current versions that I have tried preform poorly on a Mac. I went back to 5.2.7.2 which has all the features I need and has good performance on my Mac. Since the performance issue seems to be in the code I known of nothing that will correct the issues you are having.

Between the font rendering issues and the poor performance this software is slowly becoming unusable.

Blanksheet gravatar imageBlanksheet ( 2017-12-08 16:09:03 +0200 )edit

Thanks Blanksheet, I'll leave the post open till it is resolved.

HerCorns gravatar imageHerCorns ( 2017-12-19 02:05:57 +0200 )edit