[Solved] Cannot open ODS files to OpenOffice Calc

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[Solved] Cannot open ODS files to OpenOffice Calc

Postby Jerry42 » Fri Mar 08, 2019 10:34 pm

I've copied and loaded two ODS files from Win 7Pro OpenOffice 4.1.5 to Win10 Pro pc with OpenOffice 4.1.6. When I try to open either of them they open in "Note Pad" as gibberish.
I can get them to open correctly in 4.1.6 by right clicking and "open with" Open Office Calc...How can I get these files to go directly to OpenOffice Calc and not note pad.
Thanks for any help you can give, Jerry :crazy:
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Re: Cannot open ODS files to OpenOffice Calc

Postby RoryOF » Fri Mar 08, 2019 10:39 pm

You need to tell Windows 10 to use OpenOffice to open these files
See "Set Default Programs" or "Set File Associations" in Settings in Windows 10.
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Re: Cannot open ODS files to OpenOffice Calc

Postby Jerry42 » Fri Mar 08, 2019 11:12 pm

THANK YOU!! RoryOF....That is exactly what I needed to know,
Thanks, Jerry :o :bravo:
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