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From Peter Kovacs <peter.kov...@posteo.de>
Subject Re: Fwd: Problem with Open Office before and after installing new update
Date Mon, 22 May 2017 07:57:31 GMT
Thanks for the sum up. 

Still I think we should find a solution.
So i adf backup at the start of editing session  to the list. 

Is there a bug for this?


Am 22. Mai 2017 09:43:52 MESZ schrieb Rory O'Farrell <ofarrwrk@iol.ie>:
>On Mon, 22 May 2017 08:23:54 +0200
>Peter Kovacs <peter.kovacs@posteo.de> wrote:
>
>> So we have 3 ) critical bugs?
>> 
>> 1) # issue
>> 2) spell checker
>> 3) I don't have in mind but Hagar mentioned it in his bugzilla
>thread. 
>
>
>The # issue seems caused usually by overhasty close down of the
>computer, after space has been allocated in the zip archive but before
>the data has been written to that space, which on inspection is usually
>00 (zeroes).
>
>The spellchecker problem seems highly user related.  In almost all
>cases it is cured by deletion or renaming of the OO user profile.  Why
>it sometimes occurs after installation or upgrade of OO I do not know -
>I would guess that this may be caused by "finger trouble" - the user
>using some non-standard method of installation.
>
>Instances of faulty spellchecking on a previously good installation
>seem to arise from partial corruption of registrymodiifications.xcu,
>which may be attributed to over hasty close down of the computer before
>the software/hardware write buffers have flushed to disk (remember that
>modern hard disk drives also have internal data buffering).
>
>Most of these instances of file corruption/faulty spellcheck occur on
>Windows.  
>
>Long time computer users, who honour the correct power off procedures,
>do not seem to have these problems.
>
>A major requirement is that the original file should be backed up at
>the start of an editing session, so that in the event of a file
>corruption, only the current edit changes are lost.
>
>Rory
>
>> 
>> :( I whish I could start immediately to find solution for them. 
>> 
>> Am 21. Mai 2017 22:17:02 MESZ schrieb Dave Fisher
><dave2wave@comcast.net>:
>> >For what it's worth
>> >
>> >Sent from my iPhone
>> >
>> >Begin forwarded message:
>> >
>> >> From: Hugo Costa <hugcosta@yahoo.com.INVALID>
>> >> Date: May 21, 2017 at 1:36:19 PM EDT
>> >> To: "users@openoffice.apache.org" <users@openoffice.apache.org>
>> >> Cc: Rory O'Farrell <ofarrwrk@iol.ie>,  Martin Groenescheij
>> ><martin@groenescheij.com>,  Brian Barker <b.m.barker@btinternet.com>
>> >> Subject: Re: Problem with Open Office before and after installing
>new
>> >update
>> >> Reply-To: users@openoffice.apache.org
>> >> Reply-To: Hugo Costa <hugcosta@yahoo.com>
>> >> 
>> >> I begin the campaign  :  DO NOT UPGRADE  the OPEN OFFICE  UNLESS
>the
>> >SPELL CHECK IS GOING TO WORK   .. I don know who decides when to
>> >upgrade it,  but how many of us have a problem  with the spell check
>> >after it.
>> >> The  solution given, solution at end, made with respect,  is
>> >Neanderthal Time  !!!
>> >> 
>> >> I saw it the same answer before in this  "chat"Spell check is an
>> >aptitude old as word editors.  Do not touch it.
>> >> 
>> >> LetÅ› stand on it :  I vote DO NOT UPGRADE  the OPEN OFFICE  UNLESS
>> >the SPELL CHECK IS GOING TO WORK  
>> >> 
>> >> 
>> >>    On Thursday, May 18, 2017 3:52 AM, Rory O'Farrell
>> ><ofarrwrk@iol.ie> wrote:
>> >> 
>> >> 
>> >> On Thu, 18 May 2017 01:58:06 +0000 (UTC)
>> >> Matt Wiser <mattwiser_99@yahoo.com.INVALID> wrote:
>> >> 
>> >>>   Hi. Matt Wiser here, and I have been a longtime user of
>OpenOffice
>> >since the Win98 days on a desktop, and now on my laptop. Today, I
>> >encountered a problem, and a forum search didn't help. I opened a
>> >document that I had created and saved two years ago, and it had wavy
>> >lines beneath all of the text, something that has never happened
>> >before. I downloaded and installed the update to the new version
>just
>> >released, and the same thing happens! Only by disabling the
>automatic
>> >spell check does the wavy line disappear. Language has been set to
>> >English (USA) as the default setting. What's going on here? 
>> >>> Thanks in advance for your assistance, and can someone tell me
>> >what's going on here? I am a casual user of my computer-probably
>with a
>> >Capital C, so, any help is appreciated. 
>> >> 
>> >> Start by renaming your OpenOffice user profile.
>> >> 
>> >> As you are using Windows close OpenOffice and the Quickstarter.
>Open
>> >File
>> >> Explorer. Copy and paste %appdata%\OpenOffice\4 in the File
>Explorer
>> >(sometimes called Windows Explorer)
>> >> Address Bar and press Enter. Rename the "user" folder - "user.old"
>is
>> >a
>> >> good choice. Start OpenOffice.
>> >> 
>> >> This cures most spellcheck problems.
>> >> 
>> >> -- 
>> >> Rory O'Farrell <ofarrwrk@iol.ie>
>> >> 
>> >>
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