[ubuntu-uk] libreoffice

Neil Greenwood neil.greenwood.lug at gmail.com
Tue Mar 27 06:40:51 UTC 2012


Just to correct the assertion below: /tmp is writable for all users,
typically files downloaded there might have their permissions set to
read-only though.

Sorry I can't help with the original question!

Neil.

P.S. Sorry for the brevity, this is typed on my phone.
On Mar 26, 2012 6:56 PM, "John Oliver" <jp.oliver at ntlworld.com> wrote:

> There is a little button that looks like a document with a pencil on it
> about 5 icons to the right of the new document button. (Called Edit
> Document). Pressing it will make a copy of the file and open it for editing.
>
> The usual reason for this is a file is downloaded from the Internet to the
> /tmp directory, which is read-only to all except the root user.
>
> Regards,
> John Oliver
>
> On 26 Mar 2012, at 18:23, paul sutton <zleap at zleap.net> wrote:
>
> > Hi
> >
> > I am trying to fill in an application form sent to me in docx format, I
> > have saved as odf otherwise editing saving and reopening a docx file
> > results in seriously messed up file.
> >
> > I have a table for work history etc,  which when i try and edit I get
> > things like read only content,  modified content will not be applied,  I
> > need to edit these sections to add stuff.
> >
> > I NEED to get it filled in,  how do I remove what ever is causing this
> > to be read only,  I should be able to simply edit the document,   but I
> > can't
> >
> > Getting realled stressed out with it.
> >
> > Please help,  there must be a way to edit the file properties,   the
> > file it self is NOT read only its internal to the file,  i can't find
> > where to go in libreoffice to make parts of the file writeable.
> >
> > thanks
> >
> > Paul
> >
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> >
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