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From Kay Schenk <kay.sch...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: AOO can't open .xlsx spreadsheet at Cornell site
Date Thu, 26 Sep 2013 21:21:55 GMT
On Thu, Sep 26, 2013 at 10:00 AM, Rob Weir <robweir@apache.org> wrote:

> On Thu, Sep 26, 2013 at 12:31 PM, Kay Schenk <kay.schenk@gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Wed, Sep 25, 2013 at 6:28 PM, Rob Weir <robweir@apache.org> wrote:
> >
> >> On Tue, Sep 24, 2013 at 5:58 PM, Dick Hoffman <oldrah@ix.netcom.com>
> >> wrote:
> >> > I downloaded a fairly large spreadsheet from this location
> >> > http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
> >> > but when I try to open it with AOO the progress line shows about a
> >> quarter
> >> > of it being loaded and then AOO stalls and I have to use the Task
> >> Manager to
> >> > cancel soffice. This is using AOO 4.0 on a Windows XP Pro/SP3 system.
> Any
> >> > suggestions as to what might be wrong will be appreciated.
> >> > Dick Hoffman
> >>
> >>
> >> Hi Dick,
> >>
> >> I can confirm the problem you report with AOO 4.0.0.   But I then
> >> tried with AOO 4.0.1, a newer version which should be officially
> >> released soon.  It was able to load that XLSX file.  It was slow, but
> >> it did fully open.  When I saved it as an ODS file, OpenOffice's
> >> native format, subsequent opens were much faster.
> >>
> >> I can send you the ODS version if you want.  Or you can try again with
> >> AOO 4.0.1 once that releases.
> >>
> >> Regards,
> >>
> >> -Rob
> >>
> >
> > @Rob -- what OS are you using, given Julian's comment on this as well.
> >
>
> Windows 7, 32-bit.
>
> > I tried 4.0.1., Linux-32, and well basically gave up at the (about) 25%
> > load status.
>
> For me it "stopped" there as well.  I took a phone call, and when I
> checked again the document was open.  Check your CPU and see if it is
> still showing the soffice process as active.
>
> -Rob
>
>
> > I will try again.
>

Well, after about 10 mins, this finally completely loaded for me -- WHEW!


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> >                              -- "Following the Equator", Mark Twain
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MzK

"Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because Fiction is obliged
 to stick to possibilities. Truth isn't."
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