[Novalug] Unlocking MS Word file?
kevinchin5 at gmail.com
Wed Jun 20 22:00:12 EDT 2007
ODT = Open Document Text, the word processing format of ODF, default format
of OpenOffice.org and other open office suites
A true ISO standard format... unlike the Microsoft document formats.
On 6/20/07, Rich Goodwin <rich.goodwin at cox.net> wrote:
> It was a simple issue. The file opened READ-ONLY. So, as someone
> delicately pointed me to a Google search ... (thanks Billy!), all I had
> to do was save it in another format (anyone heard of ODT?!) and then
> edit away! Once done, save it back in that ugly format.
> On Wed, 2007-06-20 at 19:27 -0400, Dan Arico wrote:
> > On Wed June 20 2007 6:10 pm, Rich Goodwin wrote:
> > > I have a Word file that I opened in OpenOFfice (v2.04). I need to
> > > correct a few things but the Word file is locked. Does anyone know
> > > how to unlock it?? I looked quickly but don't readily see anything
> > > that makes sense. I've seen this before but it wasn't an issue big
> > > enough where I wanted to correct it.... this time it's a tad
> > > different.
> > >
> > > Rich
> > Is the Word file in an e-mail attachment or on disk. If it's an
> > attachment, just save it to disk. You'll be able to edit the saved file.
> > If it's on disk, you should be able to edit it unless the file is read
> > only. You may have to change the permissions as root.
> > Dan Arico
> GPG/PGP Key Id: 1B257AEC from pgp.mit.edu
> Remember, all Windows machines are, by definition, fault tolerant.
> They run Windows don't they!!
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