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On Wed, 15 May 2013, Alan Stern wrote:

I'm having trouble with LibreOffice 3.6.  A file I was given contains 
regions that are readonly, and I can't figure out how to unprotect them 
in order to edit them.

The usual advice in the archives is to use the Format -> Sections menu 
option.  That doesn't work here; the Sections line in the Format menu 
is grayed out.  Other advice is to save the file in .odt format and 
then open the result.  That doesn't work either.

Attached to this email is a very short document (in .odt format)
exhibiting the problem.  It's just one line of text saying:

      Normal (9) Normal again.

The "(9)" region shows up in gray and can't be edited.  Can anybody 

Evidently this mailing list doesn't like attachments.  I have stored
the demo document at:

Alan Stern

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