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Can't open an embedded .pdf file from .doc

asked 2018-07-10 14:54:34 +0200

jacattack gravatar image

Hi, I'm having an error everytime i try to open up a .pdf file. "Error activating object: General OLE error."

I am using a macbook.

Can you please help to resolve this? I am using libreoffice version.

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Hmmm... those users who create files which depend on Windows-only technology like OLE, doom other OS users to suffer... :-(

Ask the user who have sent you the document to send the PDF in a normal way.

Mike Kaganski gravatar imageMike Kaganski ( 2018-07-10 15:11:57 +0200 )edit

Lol the problem is that it's an old file I'm trying to extract from. So i guess this means... there is no solution?

jacattack gravatar imagejacattack ( 2018-07-10 20:13:24 +0200 )edit

If it's not confidential, you could post it here, and I (being a Windows user) can extract it for you. Or send by mail if you prefer. I don't see another solution.

Mike Kaganski gravatar imageMike Kaganski ( 2018-07-11 02:02:40 +0200 )edit

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answered 2018-07-10 21:02:48 +0200

AdmFubar gravatar image

what "data" are you trying to extract out of it? You may be able to copy and paste the data from the pdf from a pdf reader, or from a text editor.

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