[ubuntu-uk] libreoffice

John Oliver jp.oliver at ntlworld.com
Tue Mar 27 06:52:57 UTC 2012


Quite right; I meant the files, not the whole folder.
On 27/03/12 07:40, Neil Greenwood wrote:
>
> 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 
> <mailto: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
>     <mailto: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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Kind Regards,
*John Oliver*
jp.oliver at ntlworld.com
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