Text Document opens with hashtags

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Text Document opens with hashtags

Postby fifi32 » Tue Sep 11, 2018 8:48 pm

A document I created sometime ago and saved is now opening with hashtags as the words. I have looked though the options in Open Office, but I don't see any options that will help me to change it to its original form. It had been a while maybe a few months since I last opened it and everything was okay, but now there aren't any words on the document. I even moved to Microsoft Word and it looks the same.
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Re: Text Document opens with hashtags

Postby Hagar Delest » Tue Sep 11, 2018 8:53 pm

Hi and welcome to the forum!

See: [Tutorial] The Dreaded Pound Signs: file reduced to ####.
Good luck.

I hope you had backups.
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