Tools - Options - Memory
and increase the various sizes. I have it set at something like 20Mb/object and above the "Use for
LibreOffice" set a LOT higher than i expect the final documents to be. Around 50Mb might be a good
However, crashes are usually a result of Java behaving badly. You can probably switch Java off
completely or just switch it off for LIbreOffice
Tools - Options - Advanced
The top tick-box lets you switch it off.
The next most common cause is some problem in your User Profile so you might want to temporarily
"get back to factory defaults" by renaming your User Profile
One person found that upgrading to a more recent version of LibreOffice solved a crashing problem
There is another rare and intermittent bug to do with images. It's been around since OOo
2.(something) but is very rare and difficult to pin-down because it is not easy to reproduce
conditions reliably. Best work-arounds are
1. Switch off the auto-back-up! But then you have to keep making sure you do save regularly and
fairly frequently, perhaps incrementing versions occasionally to ensure you can easily go back to a
2. to keep a copy of all the images in a sub-folder in the same folder as the document, or
elsewhere that is easy to get to so that if images do vanish from the document then it's easy to
3. Work on your document locally and then upload back to the network or Cloud or usb-stick or
where-ever you keep it.
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Subject: Re: [libreoffice-users] constant crashes
You could try version 3.6.6 or 4.0.4.
Do you have enough ram? On what OS are you working?
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On 2 July 2013 09:15, Thomas Blasejewicz <email@example.com> wrote:
I do have an "ordinary" ODF Writer file, about 14 MB in size because of
about 60 monochrome pictures (writing a book).
This file is usually open in "print preview mode".
When I try to switch to "web layout", so that I can see more text
without all those funky margins and spaces between pages,
LibreOffice (184.108.40.206) ALWAYS crashes "due to an unexpected error" as it
Is there anything I can do about this VERY annoying behavior?
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