.sxw file gets a zip-icon, when scand. letters in the name

david nux at blueyonder.co.uk
Wed Nov 24 07:17:41 UTC 2004

On Wed, 2004-11-24 at 08:31 +0200, Ari Torhamo wrote:
> I forgot to add that after the file icon changes from zip to sxw, the
> file won't open. Instead I get an error message saying: "Error loading
> document file:///... .../S%C3%A4%C3%A4ti%C3%B6.sxw.
> Object /home/... ...Säätiö.sxw doesn't exist.." (my translation). Don't
> know if you see the text I copied right in your e-mail program. At the
> first time the scandics in the file name are distorted, at the second
> time they are shown right.
> Regards,
> Ari

I had a similar problem with OpenOffice on Windows. Windows insisted the
sxw files were zip files and it took some fiddling to get it to do
otherwise. (Presumably there's some compression in the sxw format?
Can you rename the file manually back to a .sxw and then open it?


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