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Can I recover a document from a temp. file?

asked 2017-06-04 19:00:07 +0200

weinbefe gravatar image

updated 2017-06-04 22:13:10 +0200


1st of all thank you for LibreOffice!

what happened is that i closed my macbook and for some reason libreoffice (4) was closed. an hour later when i opened my MB again. opening LO asked to recover (i had about 6 documents open) which i did. it recovered them to a much earlier stage and two or three weren't recovered at all. i closed libreoffice again without saving the recovered documents. opened it back up and two of those that didn't recover earlier did recover this time.

I searched for temp files and found some from around the time where i closed my macbook. now. changing them to .odt made it possible to open, but nothing usable came out, same with drag n drop into LO... (lots of weird symbols and such) did reboot my system.

- is it possible to recover a document from a temp. file? can I make it a writer document again?

using osx 10.11.6

Thank you.

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answered 2017-06-04 21:12:04 +0200

gabix gravatar image

I do no know how it works on MacOS, but just try to drag-n-drop the file to the LO window. If it does not work, well, tough luck.

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tried it, no succes. thank you for answering.

weinbefe gravatar imageweinbefe ( 2017-06-04 22:12:32 +0200 )edit
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