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Where is "Automatically save the document too"? [closed]

asked 2015-09-23 14:49:35 +0100

AmirM gravatar image

updated 2020-08-05 23:31:46 +0100

Alex Kemp gravatar image

I am on Debian Unstable, using LibreOffice: Version: Build ID: 00m0(Build:2)

I want LibreOffice to automatically save my documents as I am editing them, and not just the auto recovery data. I believe there should be a "Automatically save the document too" feature in the Options/Load-Save/General dialogue. There is this in the documentation:

Automaticall save the document too Specifies that LibreOffice saves all open documents when saving auto recovery information. Uses the same time interval as AutoRecovery does.

However in my system this option is missing. Any clues? screenshot

Thanks! :-) Amir

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Upgrade to !

rautamiekka gravatar imagerautamiekka ( 2015-10-05 15:34:24 +0100 )edit

I have. now. Still the same problem: This feature is missing from the dialog box.

AmirM gravatar imageAmirM ( 2015-10-10 19:56:44 +0100 )edit

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answered 2015-10-10 22:53:05 +0100

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Here is the reason.

The feature never worked correctly and they removed it in 5.x.

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Thanks! This is disappointing but at least now I know. (Hint: The bug report you linked also shows that this is still actually available in the Expert Config dialog, albeit allegedly not working correctly (-: )

AmirM gravatar imageAmirM ( 2015-10-11 00:16:58 +0100 )edit

answered 2015-10-05 15:19:38 +0100

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updated 2015-10-11 02:24:27 +0100

Hi AmirM

Not present in the 5.x series.
Is Present in the 4.x series. (you can see it below under the Autorecovery checkbox)

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I have zero idea why, nor why it was removed in the 5.x series.

If this helps then please tick the answer (✔)
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Thanks, I don't yet have enough points to upvote. :-)

AmirM gravatar imageAmirM ( 2015-10-11 00:17:56 +0100 )edit

Which version of libreoffice was the last one that had this option? I just closed without saving a document that I was editing for hours, cause I thought that I was closing another one. The autosaving option was always there for these things.

Why don't you let the option stating (not stable) or something like this.

Anyway, to be practical; Does anybody know which was the last versiin that had this option enabled? I am so dissapointed that I want to install the old- but useful for me- version.

CarlosN gravatar imageCarlosN ( 2017-02-27 21:21:39 +0100 )edit

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