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How can I embed a .zip file in Writer

Hi

A client's IT email policy does not allow zipped files to be received. These are automatically detected and removed from their mail server.

My colleagues are able to embed the zipped file in MS Word, and the client is then able to retrieve and open the file, within the document.

I have not been successful in doing this in LibreOffice. I tried embedding the zip file, using Insert -> Object -> OLE Object -> Create from file. I get a 'file corrupt' message and LO requests to try repair the file...gives a 'General OLE' error.

Copy and paste also does not work, as it does in Word.

A Word document with an embedded file also gives a "General OLE error" message.

I am using Mac OS X Lion 10.7.5 running LibreOffice 4.1.1.2 Any help would be appreciated.

How can I embed a .zip file in Writer

Hi

A client's IT email policy does not allow zipped files to be received. These are automatically detected and removed from their mail server.

My colleagues are able to embed the zipped file in MS Word, and the client is then able to retrieve and open the file, within the document.

I have not been successful in doing this in LibreOffice. I tried embedding the zip file, using Insert -> Object -> OLE Object -> Create from file. I get a 'file corrupt' message and LO requests to try repair the file...gives a 'General OLE' error.

Copy and paste also does not work, as it does in Word.

A Word document with an embedded file also gives a "General OLE error" message.

I am using Mac OS X Lion 10.7.5 running LibreOffice 4.1.1.2 Any help would be appreciated.