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Losing content in Calc [closed]

asked 2012-06-08 20:22:03 +0200

SueH gravatar image

updated 2015-10-22 11:06:44 +0200

Alex Kemp gravatar image

I have Libre Office 3.3.4 and work through Ubuntu. I frequently lose spreadsheets after saving, although a ghost of them remains in terms of filename but no content. This seems to happen when I create a spreadsheet from a template. When trying to open I get a filter selection prompt window and once the ODF spreadsheet option is selected I get a ¨General Input/Output error¨ message. the filesize is always a meagre 1.5KB. Clearly there is no content.

I have never experienced any problems with Libre Write files. I am literate but no way am I a techie so any help in relatively plain English would be really appreciated - I use spreadsheets in my business so reliability is really quite essential

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Closed for the following reason question is not relevant or outdated by Alex Kemp
close date 2015-10-22 11:07:42.170929


At first, i would recommend updating libreoffice to the current stable version - to rule out that the problem is caused by a bug that's eliminated already. The next point: i don't understand while you're getting a filter selection dialogue when opening a ods file using LibreOffice. ...

tohuwawohu gravatar imagetohuwawohu ( 2012-06-17 15:30:11 +0200 )edit

... Do you save in any other format than Calc? And that template - what's the format of that template? Where are the files saved? Maybe a file system privileges issue?

tohuwawohu gravatar imagetohuwawohu ( 2012-06-17 15:31:13 +0200 )edit

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answered 2013-02-19 02:31:18 +0200

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Hi @SueH,

If you're still experiencing issues after an upgrade to the latest release, please file a bug about this problem. The QA team will be happy to help you track down this issue!

Please post a link to any bugs you file in a comment below using the format "fdo#123456".


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