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how can I save a spreadsheet with a chart on it? [closed]

asked 2013-09-13 19:43:26 +0100

bwana gravatar image

updated 2014-01-08 01:11:03 +0100

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I get the following dialog:

Error saving the document RealTempLogCorsairOnly:
Wrong parameter.
The operation was started under an invalid parameter.
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answered 2013-09-14 07:07:45 +0100

bwana gravatar image

most recent version of LO I was saving it under the default file type (odc i think)

In any event, it would save the spreadsheet ok, just not a spreadsheet with a graph on it.

I did notice that when I checked the box saying 'automatic filename extension' the problem went away.

tnx for your reply but all is ok now.

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answered 2014-12-13 01:10:12 +0100

tetiana gravatar image

I have accidentally found a solution: just make sure that your graph is not selected when you're saving the document. Select any cell instead.

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This helped me. thanks :)

paulfecht gravatar imagepaulfecht ( 2017-05-23 05:04:07 +0100 )edit

Worked for me as well!! What a crazy bug/feature

random gravatar imagerandom ( 2017-07-27 09:55:47 +0100 )edit

This just helped me immensely. This is awful behavior for someone who infrequently uses LO. If LO has special behavior based on what is presently selected (like saving only a portion of the spreadsheet), it should be entirely more obvious that is what is happening. If there's no special behavior, this is just a big ugly bug IMHO.

JFlo gravatar imageJFlo ( 2017-12-29 17:39:11 +0100 )edit
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answered 2013-09-14 02:07:01 +0100

oweng gravatar image

The error message does not indicate a problem with the file containing a chart (graph) but rather a filename / network problem. Which operating system and LO version are you running? Are you saving to a network location? Was the filename "RealTempLogCorsairOnly" or "RealTempLogCorsairOnly.ods" or "RealTempLogCorsairOnly.xls" i.e., did it have an extension?

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