xlsm file damage [closed]

asked 2012-03-06 18:56:02 +0200

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I actually had to buy Excel to recover the contents. Changed the name of the file extension from '.xlsm' to 'xlsx' and Excel was able to open it after whacking the corrupted macros part.

I suggest that LibreOffice instate a 2 or 3 level file backup scheme to prevent irrevocable harmful changes to documents due to the ongoing MicroSoft vs. OpenSource war. That would be the KISS solution.

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Closed for the following reason not a real question by qubit
close date 2013-01-19 23:47:50.634863

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Please re-phrase this as a a question. I've downvoted this until the title is fixed. Thank you and sorry for the inconvenience.

MagicFab gravatar imageMagicFab ( 2012-03-06 20:12:25 +0200 )edit

Sorry for the inconvenience, but this sounds like a bug, not a question. You might want to report it: https://www.libreoffice.org/get-help/bug/ Please make sure you include the original document and a more detailed explanation of what you did with your bug.

Astron gravatar imageAstron ( 2012-07-25 13:44:03 +0200 )edit