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Old 10-12-2010, 11:44 PM   #1
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Unhappy I cant open xls files in a shared folder using open office 3.1


I cant open xls files in a shared folder using open office 3.1. Its all started when i install a new open office version. when im using open office 3.0.8 i can open all the files but now i cant even open it. Its always display untitled documents.

Please i Need your help.
 
Old 10-13-2010, 01:13 AM   #2
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Hi,

This happens with only shared folders or also with folders which are not shared and which distribution you are using?

Also let us know how are you sharing the folder?
 
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Old 10-13-2010, 01:53 AM   #3
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tnx for the reply im using mandriva 2009.1
the files is shared via windows sever.
and iam using samba server to access it.

Open Source is good.
 
Old 10-13-2010, 02:03 AM   #4
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Please confirm if its save with comparability with windows

hope you have saved it with xls extension not ods

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Old 10-13-2010, 03:15 AM   #5
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yes i save it as xls extension.

if i open it in the shared folder its displays untitled documents or new documents. but when i copy the file and save it to my local disk.
i dont have any problem encountered.
 
Old 10-13-2010, 03:20 AM   #6
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From where you are accessing shared folder?From Linux system or Windows?
 
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Old 10-13-2010, 03:21 AM   #7
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im accessing it in windows system

using samba thats why i can open it
 
Old 10-13-2010, 03:26 AM   #8
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We want to know where is the original folder on linux or on windows?
 
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Old 10-13-2010, 03:29 AM   #9
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windows
 
Old 10-13-2010, 03:34 AM   #10
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open office 3.1 is installed on linux right?

and you mounted windows drive on linux right?

and you access it from windows and linux both right?
 
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Old 10-13-2010, 03:38 AM   #11
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yes your right
 
Old 10-13-2010, 03:43 AM   #12
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do you have any idea how to solve this problem
or i need to reinstall my operating system again to become my open office 3.0.8 again
 
Old 10-13-2010, 03:48 AM   #13
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Ok fine let us know the permission of any xls file:

Quote:
ls -ld xlsfile.xls
 
Old 10-13-2010, 03:50 AM   #14
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it is read only sir.

but even a full access file i cant open it
 
Old 10-13-2010, 04:04 AM   #15
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plese post the output here

i want to know something else

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ls -ld xlsfile.xls
 
  


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