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libreoffice calc datas lost after renaming the folder it was in [closed]

asked 2013-03-15 23:32:49 +0200

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updated 2013-06-16 23:35:37 +0200

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Hi! I just opened a very important libreoffice calc dok and saw that basically everything from the last six months just disappeared. I changed only one thing today: I renamed the folder that contains this dok. That's all. I can't understand how can it cause disappearing data?? Please help me to restore because all my payments and other very important datas are lost and I simply cannot accept this.

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Closed for the following reason question is not relevant or outdated by Alex Kemp
close date 2015-10-29 15:49:12.974051

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answered 2013-03-16 03:37:03 +0200

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Did you actually use Windows Explorer (or whatever directory listing program appropriate for your platform) to actually look in the renamed directory?

Note that if you rename a directory or move a file outside of the LibreOffice system, the "Recently opened" file list will not find those files because it still points to the old (non-existent) directory.

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answered 2013-04-08 09:42:20 +0200

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Hi @n,

Are you still having issues here? If so, please let us know if you have any more information about the situation.

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answered 2013-03-16 00:56:32 +0200

m.a.riosv gravatar image

Is the option:
Menu/Tools/Options/Load-Save - Always create backup copy.
enable?

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