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Can't access any Libre Office files [closed]

asked 2019-01-16 14:00:14 +0200

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I noticed that the Calc & Writer icons were missing off the taskbar. I tried to install LO again, but was informed that I already had this version Tried repair -same answer! I can not access any of my Libre Office files.

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Which OS and LO-Version? How do you try to open files?

ebot gravatar imageebot ( 2019-01-16 14:14:32 +0200 )edit

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answered 2019-01-16 14:29:39 +0200

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Have you recently updated LO? I notice that with Windows 7 OS my taskbar icon becomes inoperable, then disappears, each time I update LO. though the desktop icon remains functional. Dragging an icon from the desktop to the taskbar gets it all working again. I imagine other versions of Windows are likely to be similar. I don't know what happens with other OSs.

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The Libre Office icon on the desktop is not coloured at all. Doesn't work when clicked on.

inspector gravatar imageinspector ( 2019-01-16 16:47:57 +0200 )edit

I've deleted Libre Office & reinstalled it.Seems to have done the trick. Thanks to all.

inspector gravatar imageinspector ( 2019-01-16 17:15:43 +0200 )edit
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answered 2019-01-16 15:43:09 +0200

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Opening files in Windows Explorer may cause problems after a Windows update. On this wiki page you will find instructions on how to assign the files to LibreOffice again.

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Tried assigning files to Libre Office. Didn't work, even though Writer or Calc was available to "open with".

inspector gravatar imageinspector ( 2019-01-16 16:45:55 +0200 )edit
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answered 2019-01-16 15:01:06 +0200

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I am on Win8.1, LibreOffice 6.1.4

I’ve tried rt clicking on the taskbar icons & via Explorer. Even System Restore isn't working!

I did get notice from Kaspersky that there was a newer version. Perhaps this caused my probs? Should I delete LO & start again?

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