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asked 2013-10-25 04:31:06 +0100

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Hi there - I was working on a five page document and had not got round to saving it. I absent-mindedly closed the page and when the option for saving came up I clicked on "Close Without Saving". Is there any feasible way I can recover this document?

By the by, I have since went through the Options channels to autosave / back-up all unsaved work but would really like this document retrieved.


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answered 2013-10-25 22:28:53 +0100

m.a.riosv gravatar image

I think not, but try if there is any recoverable file in the temp folder, to see where it is Menu/Tools/Options/LibreOffice/Paths/Temporary files.

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Hi there,

I saw that the question is closed but I would like to document the way I just solved in my computer. I went through the the same path proposed (Menu/Tools/Options/LibreOffice/Paths) but I checked the path for the backups (in my case .config/libreoffice/4/user/backup). So what I did was to go to that folder (via terminal) and my doc was there. Anyway, I don't know if I could add to a closed question, but this steps just saved me. best regards

lemm gravatar imagelemm ( 2017-03-23 01:59:37 +0100 )edit

This really works! Saved me from losing a lost document...The backup path was shown in the 'Paths' section under Tools>Options> LIbreoffice> Paths. My AppData folder was'nt there, but found it in View> Hidden since it was a hidden file. Wonder why LibreOffice didn't itself tell me it had saved this file in backup when by PC crashed last time...anyway, this has saved me!

N_K gravatar imageN_K ( 2017-09-06 08:57:43 +0100 )edit

same as N_K had to look in hidden files but eventuall found it, m.a.riosv you are my saviour

mortimersteele gravatar imagemortimersteele ( 2018-11-01 13:38:40 +0100 )edit

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