[ALUG] OpenOffice Writer errors out when saving ODT files with error saving styles.xml
mark at quarella.co.uk
Mon Jul 19 14:23:52 BST 2010
On 19/07/10 14:04, Srdjan Todorovic wrote:
> Can anyone please suggest something I can do?
> Or should I start using the Word format?
Is it just this file that is a problem, or can't you create a new .odt file
If you can create a new file, try doing that and copy+pasting into it
selectively from the .doc to see at what point it breaks. (Try copying the
whole contents first, maybe that will just work anyway.)
My guess is that there's something in the styles which is causing it not to be
able to turn it into valid XML, maybe an invalid character or something. You
could try looking at the styles you have set up for anything that sounds like
it might cause a problem (I'd say any style with non-alpha characters in its
name would be a good starting point). Also look for anything that you changed
this morning, eg using a new font that has a weird name or similar.
If you can't create .odt files at all then a re-install would be the obvious
next step... Have you tried the same steps on a different PC (and/or different
O/S or OOo version)?
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