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Hi :)  
I did a quick bit of work and recovered this version of just the text.  
it lacks images and charts but hopefully you can re-acquire them?  

The original file was 11.2Mb which is fairly large for emailing and this
list doesn't accept attachments anyway.  So it was good to see drop-box
being used.  I have used Nabble to keep the file with the thread (and
because i don't know how to use drop-box).  The copy is just 220kB (ish)
(about 1/10th the size).  

I had tried the link and got the same response.  My 2nd attempt was to
download the file and double-click on it.  Same response again.  If this had
been my own file i would go back to my most recent back-up.  Perhaps there
is a version emailed to someone, perhaps one on a usb-stick, perhaps one on
yet another machine?  I'd have a quick hunt around but not put too much
effort into it at this stage.  

"Back-up" is often made into very complicated processes but really it's just
"another copy" of the file.  So it's fairly easy to make sure you do
informal back-ups by just using copy&paste.  You probably already have one
such back-up laying around somewhere.  

How i fixed the "version2" was using Gnu&Linux.  I can right-click on Odt
files to "Open With" and then choose "Archive Manager".  I also created a
blank document and opened it the same way.  Then i dragged the
"contents.xml" from the broken file into the new one.  

On another OS, such as Windows or Mac, i might have had to make a copy of
the broken file and then changed the file-ending from ".odt" to ".zip" and
then double-clicked.  Similarly with the new file.  

Regards from
Tom :)  

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