In Libre Offfice I completed 2 or 3 pages.Whilst typing another page the whole lot including SAVED documents disappeared can I recover all these?and how to do that.

asked 2021-06-10 13:25:16 +0200

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  • List item Walk No.23.No.1Thames & Severn Path
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If you expect any answer at all, edit both the question title to make short and "catchy" and the description to better explain the issue.

*You tagged meta (problem with this site) and all components of the suite (with an irregular compound impress.base and a mistyped lcommon for common. So retag. To exit retag mode, type a space to be away of any tag and press Enter twice.

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ajlittoz gravatar imageajlittoz ( 2021-06-10 13:33:19 +0200 )edit

In Libre Offfice I completed 2 or 3 pages.

and that's why you use tags "lcommon writer calc impress.base draw math meta" simultaneously, which makes no sense to me.


the whole lot including SAVED documents disappeared

Saved documents disappeared - really? From which observation do you conclude that? (My guess: They disappeared from the Start Center panel).


can I recover all these

Since I doubt that saved files disappeared from your system, consequently I doubt that there is a need to recover. Just use your system's file manager (which system at all?), use its search facility and/or use LibreOffice'sFile -> Open functionality.


List item Walk No.23.No.1Thames & Severn Path

What should us tell this - or is it just due to having shot your bolt already in the lengthy title?

Opaque gravatar imageOpaque ( 2021-06-10 13:37:52 +0200 )edit

You probably pressed Ctrl+A, selecting all text, instead of Shift+A. Typing on when text is selected will delete the selection, in your case all text. Sooner or later that happens to everybody.

floris v gravatar imagefloris v ( 2021-06-10 22:03:04 +0200 )edit