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I can't save my file because I get an error in styles.xml

asked 2016-04-16 17:33:11 +0100

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LibreOffice 5.1.2.2 Error saving the document Untitled1: Write Error. Error in writing sub-document styles.xml.

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After I did modified the style a little, I tried again and got the same message but with "content.xml". Another attempt got me a "General input/output error".

I copied and pasted my entire document into Google Docs, then copied and pasted it back and still got the "content.xml" error.

Next, I tried copying a little at a time from Google Docs, and this sometimes worked, but sometimes I'd get the content error, sometimes one about $(ARG1).

Mark314159 gravatar imageMark314159 ( 2016-04-16 23:59:42 +0100 )edit

I downloaded 5.1.2.4 and I was able to save for a while; but now I can't save again. :(

Mark314159 gravatar imageMark314159 ( 2016-07-06 02:54:47 +0100 )edit

I downloaded 5.2.0, same thing. :(

There's nothing wrong with the file, because I sent it as an email attachment to another computer, and I could save it from LibreOffice with no problem.

Mark314159 gravatar imageMark314159 ( 2016-07-07 04:22:54 +0100 )edit

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answered 2017-09-26 15:32:49 +0100

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Same error here: Error in writing sub-document styles.xml (MacOS 10.12.6, LO 5.4.1.2), running on MacBook Air).

Tried most (all?) the suggestions that were posted in 2013, no joy. So, this morning I thought about saving it as a different file type, OTHER than .odt Lo-and-behold, .doc saved with no issue, so I guess I'm going to use this file type... I guess that there's nothing wrong with the file itself, and everything to do with something LO is doing (or not).

Anyone else has any better idea(s)?

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