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I accidentally filled an entire column with a formula and clicked save in Calc - LibreOffice subsequently crashed and has been unable to open my document since - How would I go about recovering my document? [closed]

asked 2013-07-13 15:55:31 +0200

Hwciua4i gravatar image

updated 2020-08-02 17:18:11 +0200

Alex Kemp gravatar image

The formula was a simple "this column - this column" formula and thus the column is filled with mostly 0s and I only need the data up to say 200 rows.

I'm assuming that Libre is unable to load the spreadsheet because the number of rows is not capped at a certain amount and so I've accidentally created a tremendously large document.

How would I go about getting this document to open? Or at least open up to 200 rows or something?

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Please what is your OS and your LIbreOffice version?. Had enabled the options for backup and recovery in Menu/Tools/Options/Load-Save/General?

m.a.riosv gravatar imagem.a.riosv ( 2013-07-13 17:16:48 +0200 )edit

Hi, thanks for the response, the LibreOffice version is Version (Build ID: 7545bee9c2a0782548772a21bc84a9dcc583b89) and my OS is Win 7 Professional 64 bit Service Pack 1 the options in the Load-Save/General are set to their default I believe, and so "always create backup copy is unticked"

Hwciua4i gravatar imageHwciua4i ( 2013-07-14 03:20:11 +0200 )edit

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answered 2013-07-14 12:30:19 +0200

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