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[libreoffice-users] Open Office Locked Document, On Its Own?
- Subject: [libreoffice-users] Open Office Locked Document, On Its Own?
- From: Jerryg50 <email@example.com>
- Date: Wed, 25 Apr 2012 07:30:37 -0700 (PDT)
- To: firstname.lastname@example.org
I am using Windows 7 - Pro for the OS
*The problem I am encountering:*
When I composed a document using Libre Writer and then copy the folder to
another computer, I loose the rights to be able to re-save the document
under the same name on the other computer. In my case this was with an HTML
I found I can save the document under another name, but the original name of
the document is locked out even if I was to delete it, and then try to
re-save it again.
The name is critical for the operation of the file, because there are
associated graphics (picture) files that are displayed in this type of
An observation that I found:*
After some lengthy investigation, I found an invisible file in that fold
with an unusual name. To see this folder I had to make some changes in how
Windows Explorer displays files.
I had to go in to the properties of Win's Explorer and allow it to display
system and hidden files. The unusual file name that was displayed was
To have the rights to save my document in another computer was to delete the
invisible lock file.
I looked inside of this unusual type file. Listed was the name of the
original computer that I first edited the file, the name of the person who
this computer was registered to, and also a bunch of code that is obviously
part of the operation of the software reading this file.
Why is Libre Office set up to lock user rights to files, when the user who
is me; never requested (that I know of) to lock the file rights?
Overall, I find Libre Office to be excellent. I like the simplicity and
logic in how it works. Yes... There are some differences between it and MS
Office in the more advanced aspects of it, but overall this is a terrific
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