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Support for docx with password? [closed]

asked 2012-02-27 10:24:52 +0200

Olmy gravatar image

updated 2015-11-07 10:48:16 +0200

Alex Kemp gravatar image

Are there any plans to fully support this format?

2013-08-26 Just tried this again with 4.1. Writer now opens the files but then, without warning, removes then password protection - this is much worse than not supporting it at all!

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@Olmy -- you'll need some karma so you can post comments on Answers...

qubit hits you with his sceptre of +10 karma

there...that should do it :-)

qubit gravatar imagequbit ( 2013-02-16 05:23:40 +0200 )edit

hey I've forgotten the password to a password protected document on my laptop it there a way to still open it and edit it without entering in the password key?

Ally2000 gravatar imageAlly2000 ( 2015-11-05 09:57:10 +0200 )edit

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answered 2013-02-16 05:25:50 +0200

qubit gravatar image

Hi @Olmy,

I don't have any password-protected DOCX files, so I can't test this functionality for you, but I agree with @rrbd and believe that LO is aiming to support this functionality.

First thing I suggest you do is grab the latest release and test your files with it. We've made a lot of improvements and fixed a lot of bugs in LO 4.0, so it might just work!

If your files still aren't opening, please file a bug about this problem. Make sure to describe exactly what isn't working with the DOCX format, and if possible, provide a couple of examples of files (please remove any personal information before uploading them). 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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answered 2012-04-11 11:57:16 +0200

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Yes, of course!

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