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From <insomniac...@localnet.com>
Subject Re: AOo fails to open a M$ Word 2010 document...
Date Wed, 18 Jul 2012 15:17:06 GMT
On Wed, 18 Jul 2012 14:52:52 +0200
Volker Holfeld <volker.holfeld@nicsys.de> wrote:


> Am 18.07.2012 um 12:42 schrieb <insomniactoo@localnet.com>:
> 
> > 
> >  Hi folks,
> > 
> >  I also belong to the opensuse mailing list and someone sent in a post about
> >  a .doc that OOo won't open. He says it's an MS Word 2010 document.
> > 
> >  I tried it with AOo 3.4 and sure enough, it won't open. It says it's
> >  'corrupted' and asks to try and fix it which it fails at.
> > 
> >  Others on the list also tried. One person tried with LibreOffice 3.5 and
> > said it did the same thing except when it offered to 'fix' it, it did so
> >  successfully. That same person also said 'Symphony' opened the document
> >  without a hiccup.
> > 
> >  I'll attach the document in the hopes that this will give the folks at AOo
> > a chance to look into what's wrong and get it fixed or see why this is
> >  happening. I'd like to see AOo stay around as it's my favorite.
> > 
> > 
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> > Calling an illegal alien an 'undocumented worker', is like calling a home
> > intruder an 'unwanted houseguest'.
> > <PERENNIAL.doc>
> 
> 
> Hi,
> 
> the document is in Office OpenXML format, but is has the wrong extension,
> renaming it to ".docx" would do the trick to open it. I tried with AOO 3.4 on
> Mac OSX. With the extension ".doc" AOO assumes the document is in M$ Word
> proprietary binary format.
> 
> - Volker.
> 

  That's apparently what it was...a bunch of others have figured it out and
  replied on that list. Thanks.



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