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Cannot load network spreadsheet [closed]

asked 2016-04-22 19:19:03 +0100

EdMartin gravatar image

updated 2020-08-02 14:13:32 +0100

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When I try to open any *.ods file that's located on a network (Linux Samba) drive from a Windows 10 (v1511) client, a window opens, a LOADING green bar zips across the bottom of the screen, and the window is left completely blank. At this point Calc is Not Responding. A lock file has been created on the network server and it remains after I forcibly close Calc. Opening network *.odt is not a problem, just *.ods files. Furthermore, I can open the *.ods file without any problem from an Ubuntu 16.04 client. All the clients are running LibreOffice 5.1.2.2. I have tried uninstalling and reinstalling LibreOffice on the Windows client and I have tried deleting the LibreOffice user file. Nothing changes the behavior. Do you have any suggestions?

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answered 2016-04-23 04:50:04 +0100

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Can you copy it to the local Win 10 machine and open it from there?

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Yes, I can copy it to the local machine, but no, I can't open it from there. I can create *.ods files on the Win10 machine and then subsequently open them there. I have not yet experimented to see if I can create an *.ods file locally, save it to the server, and then subsequently open it from there.

EdMartin gravatar imageEdMartin ( 2016-04-23 14:15:31 +0100 )edit

I solved the problem by uninstalling 64-bit LibreOffice 5.1.2.2 from the Windows 10 machine and installing in its place 32-bit LibreOffice 4.4.7.2. Having done that, all the above issues have gone away.

EdMartin gravatar imageEdMartin ( 2016-04-23 16:26:57 +0100 )edit

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