incubator-ooo-dev mailing list archives

Site index · List index
Message view « Date » · « Thread »
Top « Date » · « Thread »
From Rory O'Farrell <>
Subject Re: NewWikiMainPage
Date Tue, 17 Jul 2012 12:18:44 GMT
On Tue, 17 Jul 2012 11:13:55 +0100
"James Loring" <> wrote:

> Don't understand where I am supposed to pas my comments on to the software
> developers
> I have reloaded open office about 3 times in the last 24 hours as impress
> crashes every time I open a power point article and it fails to convert
> correctly, detail is missing. I was an old fan of open office but seem to be
> having nothing right with impress, I am not impressed.
> I am running windows xp with all service packs and MS office 2003
Is this the one powerpoint file, or all?  Remember that the file formats of MS Office have
been reverse engineered and the conversion may not be fully correct or complete.  It is worth
trying to delete or rename your User Profile.  Details on this are at

It is not generally understood, but un/re-installing of OpenOffice does not in general make
a new User Profile; it picks up the existing profile.  It can happen that the initial profile
generated is corrupt; deleting or renaming it (as outlined in above url) causes OpenOffice
to generate a new profile on next startup; this cures a very high percentage of OpenOffice
Rory O'Farrell <>

View raw message