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Cannot save file, error in writing sub document content.xml

asked 2017-03-14 15:57:16 +0200

Leveller gravatar image

Bought a new laptop with Windows 10. I've loaded Libre office on it and started work on a writer file I've been using on my old windows 7 machine. Been ok for a few days and saving ok. Then, today, this message turned up when I tried to save Error saving the document Toxic Waters: Write Error. Error in writing sub-document content.xml.

The message turns up when I; save, save as, save as (doc), copy onto a new document and save, copy on a new document as unformatted text and save

It doesn't save my work.

I have the up-to-date download of Libre office (and I've tried the previous one, still the same). The file works on my, less portable, computer running windows 7. Which would be great but I need it on my windows 10 laptop.

Please help Simon

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Simon, did you find an answer to this? It has started happening with me today, and I don't know what to do.

Paddy Landau gravatar imagePaddy Landau ( 2017-09-05 14:51:04 +0200 )edit

New information: I found the cause, and a workaround. See Bug 112235.

Paddy Landau gravatar imagePaddy Landau ( 2017-09-05 16:47:36 +0200 )edit

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answered 2017-03-14 16:23:00 +0200

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updated 2017-03-14 16:23:55 +0200

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Thanks for your answer JohnHa. Unfortunately it doesn't specify a row or column and I'm not that much of a techie (started on dos 6.2, fed up and left behind by Windows 98). Is there a simple answer/solution to this?

Leveller gravatar imageLeveller ( 2017-03-16 14:33:34 +0200 )edit

This problem is happening to me today, and the tutorial you pointed out raised no errors at all, so unfortunately it isn't helpful.

Paddy Landau gravatar imagePaddy Landau ( 2017-09-05 14:51:42 +0200 )edit
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