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Re: [libreoffice-users] Can't open LO Base file


Alan,

Thank you.

Yes, you are right, I was double-clicking on the file.

Your suggestion worked.

Thanks for your help.

Problem solved.

Howard

On Sat, 23 Nov 2019 at 10:11, Alan B <aboba0@gmail.com> wrote:

> Howard -
>
> I'm thinking you're finding the file and double-clicking it to open it in
> Base? If so the fact that the file name starts with file:///... and the
> message is the file can't be loaded, NOT it can't be found, has me thinking
> the file association is changed. If the file association has changed then
> the message makes sense if you're double-clicking the file to open it .
>
> Have you tried:
> - Open Base
> - select the option to "Open an existing database file" in the Database
> Wizard
> - click the "Open" button
> - navigate to the file
> - select it and
> - click the "Open" button?
>
> If opening Base then using Base to open the file works then the problem is
> likely a wrong file association.
>
> On Fri, Nov 22, 2019 at 7:30 PM Howard Barr <howardjapan@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Hello List members.
>>
>> I recently imported files from my old laptop and cannot open LO Base
>> files.
>> The error message is:
>>
>> > The connection to the data source "My Database" could not be
>> established.
>> > The file file:///home/username/filename could not be loaded.
>> >
>>
>> I have moved "My Database" file onto the computer I am now using. Maybe
>> the
>> link has broken.
>> How can I open and read/write to this file?
>>
>> All advice appreciated.
>>
>> Howard
>>
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