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From Larry Gusaas <>
Subject Re: Problem with Open Office: Window does not close after computer crash
Date Fri, 08 Mar 2013 15:04:28 GMT

On 2013-03-08 2:39 AM Anja Schulte wrote:
> Dear OpenOffice-users,
> it would be great if somebody can help me. I have the following configuration and problem:
> Configuration:
> Apple MacBook Pro, OS X 10.7.5.
> Apache Open Office 3. (as I cannot open the program I can't´see the exact version)
> The problem I have:
> I downloaded from my video camera a video on the laptop and during this download the
laptop "crashed".
> Afterwards a window in OpenOffice appeared saying "restore window". This window has to
options to click on: "Restore window" and "do not restore window". I can click on both but
nothing happens afterwards. The window is always there.
> therefore, it is not possible to close OpenOffice on "the normal way". I have to click
on "terminate immediately" the complete program.
> now it is not possible to open files in OpenOffice by the finder. It is only possible
to open files by always follow the step above for every single file.
> also, it is not possible to print or safe a new document in Open Office.
> In the forum I found the advice to rename the "user library" and start the program again.
I did that, but the window was still there afterwards with the same problems as above listed.
> Thank you so much in advance,
> kind regards,
> Anja

This is known issue. See

For solution go to


Larry I. Gusaas
Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan Canada
"An artist is never ahead of his time but most people are far behind theirs." - Edgard Varese

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