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Does Libre Office include a feature to open a text doc at the point where the last edit save was performed like Open Office?

asked 2020-11-14 18:40:14 +0100

schussg99 gravatar image

Open Office allowed me to make an "unnecessary change" and save it so the next time I opened the doc it went right to that part of the doc. This is VERY useful for large files which can take months to re-write and edit!

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answered 2020-11-14 18:46:25 +0100

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updated 2020-11-14 18:49:51 +0100


yes it does that by default, however you need to add at least one information at: Tools -> Options -> LibreOffice -> User Data -> Field: First/last name/initials

Background: In times of cooperation and different people working on a single document, the information is stored within the document on a "per-editor-of-the-document"-basis. And if there is no user data, no information can be stored.

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Adding only initials don't work; first or last name is required. Tested with LibreOffice (x86); OS: Windows 6.1.

LeroyG gravatar imageLeroyG ( 2020-11-16 01:39:53 +0100 )edit

I added first and last names and initials and it worked the first time. Thank you, Opaque!

schussg99 gravatar imageschussg99 ( 2020-11-24 00:49:40 +0100 )edit

@schussg99, Don't forget to check the mark (Answer markCorrect answer mark) to the left of the answer to show that your question was solved.

LeroyG gravatar imageLeroyG ( 2020-11-24 12:37:49 +0100 )edit
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