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MacOs Catalina Libre Office Writer will not save files

asked 2019-10-22 21:39:09 +0200

gabrielmoreau gravatar image

I can edit a document and print it, but when I try to save it, nothing happens. I would guess this is some kind of permission issue, because I have similar problems with Gimp, but I have no idea how to fix this.

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Mike Kaganski gravatar imageMike Kaganski ( 2019-10-22 22:12:44 +0200 )edit

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answered 2020-05-18 08:44:48 +0200

Be sure to mail your spreadsheets to yourself before quitting in Catalina. They will not be saved, otherwise. This setting for Full Disk Access in System Preferences worked for me. Thank you.

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answered 2019-10-24 06:55:44 +0200

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updated 2019-10-25 15:58:13 +0200

Hi, I experienced the same...not good...but try this out it appears to do the trick.

Set Full Disk Access for LibreOffice manually in Catalina in System Preferences,
Click Security & Privacy,
Select Privacy, On the right click 'Full Disk Access', Click on the '+' to add a new application, select LibreOffice, Exit for settings to take effect.

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Thank you so much, it worked.

maggiea1055 gravatar imagemaggiea1055 ( 2019-12-22 23:49:22 +0200 )edit

Worked for me as well, thanks!

Almaniac gravatar imageAlmaniac ( 2019-12-28 13:58:24 +0200 )edit

Thanks. Some of the files are now saving but most are crashing with this message: LibreOffice 6.3 - Fatal Error object is nonfunctional

Comrade gravatar imageComrade ( 2020-02-21 01:18:16 +0200 )edit

Thanks for this! I signed up just so I could upvote this question and answer, but you need karma to upvote and I don't have it. You deserve better than just this comment.

WCCrawford gravatar imageWCCrawford ( 2020-10-20 13:33:37 +0200 )edit

A good set of instructions. Thanks, I followed them and now I can save my files.

Gandalf2 gravatar imageGandalf2 ( 2020-11-30 09:36:45 +0200 )edit

Yes, thanks, worked for me too (after restart of libre office)

electronicpeter gravatar imageelectronicpeter ( 2020-12-09 21:46:50 +0200 )edit

Brilliant. Thank you so much, it worked.

Dee5 gravatar imageDee5 ( 2021-04-10 19:51:22 +0200 )edit
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