Problems opening files

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Problems opening files

Postby gjw45248 » Thu Feb 28, 2019 3:51 am

I have been having problems with opening Open Office. The problem started the morning after a wind storm a few days ago that caused the power to go off momentarily several times. I can't honestly remember if I was using Open Office at the time or not.
When trying to start Open Office, I get a 1" box above my lower task bar that says case_sumary_table.doc. I cannot delete it, close it or anything without either re-booting or using the Task Manager.
After numerous tries I deleted the program and then reinstalled it. I still got the same mini-window. If I try to open a file and have it start Open Office for me, the file will appear only as a 1" box again. The only difference is that I can close that box by clicking on the "X"
Does anyone have any idea how to fix this problem???
Windows 10 /Open Office 4.1.6
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Re: Problems opening files

Postby Bill » Thu Feb 28, 2019 6:19 am

If the 1" box is a window, then you should be able to resize it using the usual methods. Did you try to resize it?
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Re: Problems opening files

Postby Hagar Delest » Thu Feb 28, 2019 9:18 am

If you don't manage to resize the box (surely asking you for the document recovery), you can reset your OpenOffice user profile.

Please add [Solved] at the beginning of the title in your first post (top of the topic) with the *EDIT button if your issue has been fixed.
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