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Hi :)
Ahh the back-ups are usually stored in 
(the folder called "backups" in your user-profile).  this guide hopefully shows where the 
UserProfile is in your Operating System although 3.5.0 has added a folder just in front of 
".libreoffice" to make it ".config/.libreoffice" or something like that.

Regards from
Tom :)

--- On Thu, 8/3/12, Walther Koehler <> wrote:

From: Walther Koehler <>
Subject: Re: [libreoffice-users] Writer recover document
Date: Thursday, 8 March, 2012, 18:16

Hi Tom,

Thanks for your reply.

I had:

x always create backup copy
x save auto-recover-info  every 1 Min.

One can see, that LO is regularly saving by the moving bar. However this saved 
information apparently is not used for the recover process.

When after a system crash, unexpected shutdown or similar LO starts with a 
window asking whether the user wants to recover the files, I answer yes, 
recovery runs and LO claims to be successful. However the "recovered" file 
contains old information. The last information is contained in
and can manually be used to restore to the latest condition.

With respect to the developers of LO.


Am Donnerstag, 8. März 2012 schrieb Tom Davies:
Hi :)
I think the default setting avoids taking back-ups as it can be
time-consuming and irritating to people on slower machines.  One advantage
of LibreOffice/OpenOffice is that it tends to work well on machines that
are so slow that  MS Office would keep falling over. 

To switch it on the back-ups option try

Tools - Options - +Load/Save - "Always create a back-up copy"

Regards from
Tom :)

--- On Mon, 5/3/12, Walther Koehler <> wrote:

From: Walther Koehler <>
Subject: Re: [libreoffice-users] Writer recover document
Date: Monday, 5 March, 2012, 8:44


after a crash LO3.4 writer recovers documents, however it seems not to use
the  regularly saved corrections.

However, looking up /tmp/.../0.odt I can find the very last corrections
stored  and can manually recover from there.

Is this a flaw or a bad configuration at my system?


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