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I can paste in either the entire content or just the recent edits [when they are all in one place] and it will save them. Comment 1 michael.ruess 2007-07-04 13:16:16 UTC Sounds more a problem of File-handling. The original fred.odt was saved when initially created with the original edits, When it refused to save I closed it without the recent edits. The system returned: (22) Invalid argument The remote host or network may be down. have a peek at this web-site

Check out the FAQ! Description mandydog 2007-07-04 12:12:31 UTC This is an intermittent problem. It is not even a time related issue. Offline #6 2009-02-11 19:03:57 Zibi1981 Member From: Poland Registered: 2008-01-31 Posts: 393 Re: [SOLVED]I can't save files in Openoffice +1I've found that after changing dialog box to OO's style and back

The file could not be written. A similar thing happens with spreadsheets. You open the file and go to save as. Using ctrl-s/file-save rather than save as.

  1. Not sure if my OpenOffice program is corrupt or there are other issues.
  2. Sorry to be so long winded but I am trying to give you all the relevant info.
  3. Comment 9 Olaf Felka 2007-08-10 19:25:05 UTC It's hard to take some action on this issue if nobody who should fix has a chance to reproduce.
  4. I found which one by using: strace -p -e accessThen trying to save the file revealed which /tmp file was missing when the access() attempt failed.
  5. I'm going to post another issue involving the Synaptic Package Manager which occurred at the same time this issue came up.
  6. Motivated to finally say goodbye to windoze, I persisted and here's what I found.The file could be modified in a variety of ways and be resaved but some operations (making changes

I have a very large spreadsheet that does this... Please download recent version (m217 build) from an official source (, uninstall old OOo-version completely (incl. Plain Gnome metacity window manager? Which means I can't even copy my data to something else.This needs to be escalated to a BUG.

Comment 14 justinholland 2007-08-20 02:13:40 UTC I also have the zero size backup files, this may be normal. I have tried 2.2.0 as well but the problem persists. Bill Posts: 5864Joined: Sat Nov 24, 2007 6:48 am Top Re: Write Error. Tried various bits of editing to find the offending text but to no avail.

Unfortunately, no one has posted a way to reproduce the problem. Last edited by firecat53 (2009-02-11 02:07:47) Github Offline #3 2009-02-11 10:30:46 bellbottom Member Registered: 2008-05-20 Posts: 17 Re: [SOLVED]I can't save files in Openoffice Thanks firecat53, was a silly thing and maybe run fsck on it. by moises » Fri Dec 09, 2011 2:22 pm Today I'm experiencing the same problem working with calc.I was unable to save my work, even when trying to rename it.

Not sure if they are related but I do wonder? I have found that the problem occurs after some period of time, no specific activity by the user is required to generate the error. Today I found a hint on this forum that can explain the effect. % cat /etc/cron.daily/tmpwatch flags=-umc /usr/sbin/tmpwatch "$flags" -x /tmp/.X11-unix -x /tmp/.XIM-unix \ -x /tmp/.font-unix -x /tmp/.ICE-unix -x /tmp/.Test-unix 240 The file could not be written.

by Bill » Fri Oct 07, 2011 9:28 pm n4rky wrote:This document had not been open for very long.If you are unable to reproduce the problem, can you at least make Check This Out I save regularly while editing, then on one occasion it will refuse to save, saying unable to write file. June 1, 2011 at 5:57 PM Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Followers Blog Archive ► 2016 (1) ► May (1) ► 2015 (1) It seems to be 100% compatible with all my OpenOffice files and so far the save problem has not occurred in StarOffice.

However it is not quite clear cut , for I find there is also another file, cassettes.odt_0.odt which is not empty , but is in the backup folder. The file could not be written. It then saves ok even if I cut and paste the new edits back from the copy, after this hiccup. Source AOO 4.1.3 on Xubuntu 16.10, (Yakkety Yak) and PortableApps port 4.1.2 on Windows 7 Hagar Delest Moderator Posts: 26996Joined: Sun Oct 07, 2007 9:07 pmLocation: France Top Re: Write Error.

by Hagar Delest » Fri Mar 16, 2012 8:59 am Many thanks for the information. It's pretty obviously failing. LibreOffice 3.4.3 OOO340m1 (Build:302)Kubuntu 11.10 rmmnetwolf Posts: 1Joined: Sat Oct 22, 2011 3:06 am Top Re: Write Error.

These empty files appear in the backup folder, not in the folder where the original file, guernsey.odt is saved.

Its sitting at 38,876 rows and 6 different sheets with 4 different pivot tables. If you can't read what it tells you, please open a bug report and then post the thing here, maybe, just maybe someone can help you, also if you post It's surly not a common OOo 2.2.1 problem. Thank you in advance edit retag flag offensive reopen merge delete Closed for the following reason question is not relevant or outdated by Alex Kemp close date 2016-03-03 11:44:15.505347 CommentsDid you

Open Office 3.10Windows 7 Version 6.1 davex44 Posts: 4Joined: Wed Mar 23, 2011 4:02 pm Top Re: Write Error. Can I direct the backup to any other folder for example in My Documents/ Comment 7 justinholland 2007-07-29 08:11:54 UTC Yes we are not alone, searching the web you can find If I close the older file and reopen it, it has all but the most recent edits. have a peek here You've been working on your document, maybe go away for a while, come back and realize you haven't saved it.  But when you try to save,an error dialog comes up saying