problems saving in openoffice

John Dangler jdangler at
Sun Nov 25 17:33:16 UTC 2007

On Sun, 2007-11-25 at 12:29 -0500, Tim M wrote:
> I am trying to save a letter that I have started in Openoffice. I can
> write all I wish to but when I try to save I get this error message:
> 2.3
> Error saving the document Untitled1:
> /home/lap1/Documents/jackie7.odt does not exist
> Of course it doesn't exist I am creating it! I click Ok
> and another error message pops up saying:
> Error saving the document Untitled1:
> General Error.
> General input/output error.
> What do these messages mean and how can I save the letter I am
> writing?
Are you opening a new document, typing text, then going to File->Save ?
Or File -> Save As ?
If Save is giving you the errors, try Save As.

> Tim
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