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From Volker Holfeld <>
Subject Re: AOo fails to open a M$ Word 2010 document...
Date Wed, 18 Jul 2012 12:52:52 GMT

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.

Am 18.07.2012 um 12:42 schrieb <>:

>  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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