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Can't open .xlsx in Calc [closed]

asked 2012-02-20 18:13:48 +0200

hngw47 gravatar image

updated 2015-08-29 21:43:08 +0200

Alex Kemp gravatar image

I have installed LibreOffice 3.5.0rc3 replacing 3.4.5. Now I can't open xlsx-files. I could open them with version 3.4.5. When I'm trying to open the file I get a message "General Error / General input/output error" and when I press the only button "OK" the file isn't opened.

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answered 2012-07-24 21:34:13 +0200

Andrew gravatar image

it might be password protected

i am trying to open a password-protected excel (.xlsx) file in LO, and i get the same behavior

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answered 2012-02-21 07:32:48 +0200

borneonicko gravatar image

Tested (under Windows 7) opening a simple Microsoft Excel’s .xlsx files successful using LibreOffcie 3.5. Maybe you can upgrade to 3.5 official release.

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3.5.0rc3 is the official release - the last rc is renamed and released as final without any modifications.

cloph gravatar imagecloph ( 2012-02-21 14:02:49 +0200 )edit

answered 2012-02-20 19:06:57 +0200

Mateusz gravatar image

So you should come back to old version, submit bug and waiting for 3.5.1..

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answered 2012-03-07 09:35:25 +0200

mormax gravatar image

I confirm the same issue with some .xlsx files (they could be opened using 3.4.5), while the other files open without any errors. Tested on 2 different PC's - result is the same.

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Do you have a sample file others can try please? I assume from the fact you don't mention a platform that you are using Windows; is that correct? Which version?

webmink gravatar imagewebmink ( 2012-03-07 15:52:58 +0200 )edit

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