[Dropped] Can't Open XLSX after Big Sur Upgrade

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[Dropped] Can't Open XLSX after Big Sur Upgrade

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I just upgraded my MacOS to Big Sur on Friday. Today, when I try to open an XLSX file, which I've been doing for years, OpenOffice crashes. I tried deleting and downloading/reinstalling OO, didn't help. It also crashes if I go to Help>Check for Updates. Everything still works fine on my other Mac, which still has Catalina installed.

Anyone else have this problem? Is there a solution?

For now, I open the XLSX with Numbers, which I hate, but copy and paste data into a blank ODS page. Works for now, just a PITA to do it multiple times a day.
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Welcome to the Forums.
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RusselB wrote:Welcome to the Forums.
search.php?keywords=Big+Sur
Thanks for that. Looks like a Big Sur / OpenOffice general issue. I'll watch for the fix from those who know lots more than I do. :-)
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Re: Can't Open XLSX after Big Sur Upgrade

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Hi

Have a look on the Issue 128415
Problem fixed with a test version 4.1.9. (https://dist.apache.org/repos/dist/dev/ ... /binaries/)
Wait for final version.
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Re: Can't Open XLSX after Big Sur Upgrade

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Hi,

Issue 128415 : Opening a .docx crash on macOS 11.0.1 Big Sur
and
Issue 128426 : the diagram disappears after modification in 419 RC1
are solved with the newRC1 https://dist.apache.org/repos/dist/dev/ ... 4.1.9-RC1/
Wait for final version.
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FWIW, I had no problem with Spreadsheet until I installed the macOS Big Sur 11.2.2 update. I am using files sent to me from MS Office. I could select any cell, but I could do nothing with it. No copy, paste, or enter any data. I had to regress macOS to 11.2.1. I have had no problems since. I am using Open Office 4.1.9
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