Sometimes, files that were originally created in Word cause Writer to crash. When I open the file, LibreOffice “repairs” it, but then after I work with the file, it crashes again.
When possible, I can ask people to save Word files in formats before .docx. Presumably, that could help.
But when it is too late for that, what steps can I take to try repairing the file? I understand that there are many scenarios and reasons for corruption and crashing but when I need help with a specific file, there is usually not enough time to upload the file here and receive a response in time to help.
So, to be clear, I would appreciate some general guidelines about what to do. If there is software that might be helpful, please feel free to recommend it.
I would be grateful for any thoughts.