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Re:Writer gets the job done!

Posted by: carl0ski on June 23, 2005 10:29 AM
Anyone had OO 1.9 crash yet? can't believe data recovery wasnt included in article

I didnt but i forced it to on windows XP
and the data recovery of documents is leaps and bounds ahead of MS word XP (i dont have 2003 so can't say)

It has never crashed on linux and i havent figured out how to force it to crash.

OO (not a Writer Specific one) gives a clear concise wizard and lets me choose the version of my documents (writer calc etc) i wish to recover.
latest is chosen by default, but i can open any or all. A small preview was shown and i'm not limited to opening just to one so i can review them.

MS opens the latest one, which in my case most times Word crashes i either opens upto 30mins out of date recovery file, b. display a completely corrupt file (gaga language) mainly because the formatting gets damaged when not saved (sorta like a CDr i guess that isnt finalised/closed is unusable)

Open office i barely lost 1 character everytime.<nobr> <wbr></nobr>:) didnt damage formatting

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