[nSLUG] Calc file recovery help
trina.hanson79 at gmail.com
Tue Feb 19 17:14:38 AST 2013
You are correct. I am using openoffice. I did look in the
$HOME/.openoffice/3/user/**backup and there are no files there.
On Tue, Feb 19, 2013 at 4:58 PM, Jack Warkentin <jwark at bellaliant.net>wrote:
> Hi Trina
> The info you provided about the file you lost was brief, so I am assuming
> that it was a libreoffice or an openoffice spreadsheet file.
> I use libreoffice myself, and have my preferences set so that backup
> copies of open files are saved every 5 minutes. When files are closed,
> these backup copies are not normally preserved, but if there is a crash,
> they will be there. For libreoffice on my Debian system they are stored in
> a directory called
> I hope you can find a copy of your file in some such directory on your
> Trina Hanson wrote:
>> So, I was working on a calc file that I have saved as a .xls file when
>> my computer decided this was the time to crash. I rebooted and when I
>> clicked on the file the recovery window came up and when I ran the
>> recovery on the file but it failed to recover the file. When I get
>> properties on the file it shows that the size is only 1.5KB. I have
>> tried several google searches but am unable to recover the file. Any
>> help would be greatly appreciated.
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