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Old 09-24-2004, 03:51 PM   #1
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Angry Open Office does not open large files


Open Office does not open large files.
It's a tough problem. Did anyone have it?
Tnx.
 
Old 09-24-2004, 03:52 PM   #2
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what happens? do you get an error message, does it crash?
 
Old 09-24-2004, 03:54 PM   #3
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no errors. it just crashes silently.
 
Old 09-25-2004, 03:25 AM   #4
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Should install MS Office? The newest OO hits below the belt. PC is not to blame. Enough memory for whatever task. Desperate. Nasty.
 
Old 09-25-2004, 08:41 AM   #5
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IIRC there is an section in OO options for setting its memory usage, maybe try tweaking that.

Also the OO website has some good FAQ's and forums

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Old 09-25-2004, 09:56 AM   #6
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Thanks, Mark.
I set the memory usage up to 500Mb. Result is the same. Installed MS Office - got to do the work. It opens the needed files instantly, but still hope to get the OO up. I'm really used the the OO.
 
Old 09-25-2004, 10:01 AM   #7
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Forgot to add, why OO uses up to 98% of CPU on large files? Isn't it crazy? Fear there is no solution. Do you succeed to open files ca.30Mb in OO? MS Word does it in less than a second.
 
Old 09-26-2004, 01:17 AM   #8
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I've never tried opening a file that big so I couldn't say, sorry.

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Old 09-26-2004, 04:46 AM   #9
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Hi there,
Sure, my files are not that big. 30Mb max, only text (up to 13000 pages in one file).
Setting the memory usage to 500Mb should hold these 30Mb well within?
 
  


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