[nSLUG] Calc file recovery help

Trina Hanson trina.hanson79 at gmail.com
Tue Feb 19 17:15:56 AST 2013


Hello Jack,

I forgot to mention that I am using Ubuntu 10.04 LTE.

Cheers,
Trina

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
>
> $HOME/.libreoffice/3/user/**backup
>
> I hope you can find a copy of your file in some such directory on your
> system.
>
> Regards
>
> Jack
>
>
> 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.
>>
>> Thanks,
>> Trina
>>
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