Corrupted files

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Corrupted files

Postby coolmanoh » Mon Apr 16, 2018 10:39 pm

Ever since I upgraded OpenOffice to 4.1.15 I occasionally get the following error message when I open a document:

The file XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX.odt is corrupt and therefore cannot be opened. OpenOffice can try to repair the file.

The corruption could be the result of document manipulation or of structural document damage due to data transmission.

We recommend that you do not trust the content of the repaired document. Execution of macros is disabled for this document.

What is meant by "document manipulation" and "damage due to data transmission"? How can I prevent this error from occurring?
OpenOffice 2.3 on WindowsXP
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Re: Corrupted files

Postby John_Ha » Tue Apr 17, 2018 12:43 pm

Upload a small document file (eg .odt) showing the problem so that it can be analysed. Use the Upload attachment tab below where you type (128 kB max) or use a file share site for a larger file.
AOO 4.1.5, Windows 7 Home 64 bit

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