From: Martin Sevior (email@example.com)
Date: Tue Mar 26 2002 - 05:28:10 EST
Pat lam just closed a bad bug which could cause this
problem. Try searching for characters of ascii code less than 32 in that
file. (Other than LF's of course.)
On Tue, 26 Mar 2002, Michiel Toneman wrote:
> On Tue, 2002-03-26 at 10:48, Joaquin Cuenca Abela wrote:
> > On Tue, 2002-03-26 at 10:11, Michiel Toneman wrote:
> > >
> > > Hi all,
> > >
> > > I was enthousiastically using AbiWord 0.99 yesterday, opening an
> > > existing MS Word 2000 file and saving this as a .abw file. I was happily
> > > writing some text and changing things for about 30mins, saving
> > > regularly.
> > >
> > > I then closed AbiWord and tried to load the .abw file, and it claims
> > > that "File ..... is an invalid document". This behaviour also occurs if
> > > I just open the .doc and without changing a thing save as .abw.
> > Can you also please attach the problematic .doc file, or post a link to
> > download it.
> Hi Joaquin,
> > It's pretty much impossible to solve these bugs without the original
> > file.
> I'm sorry, the file is confidential and I've been trying for the last 15
> minutes to delete the text from it, but it keeps crashing AbiWord when I
> get to certain areas of the text (this could be a related issue). So I'm
> afraid I can't post this. I'll try to find some time today to go to a
> 'doze workstation and produce a bogus document that has the same
> > You'll got bonus points if you also log a bug in bugzilla with the
> > abiword file, the word one, and the exact version of AbiWord you're
> > using (0.99.what?)... :)
> Hmmm, not much point filing a bug which the developers can't reproduce,
> but this is my version.
> [toneman@brulaap tmp]$ rpm -qi abiword
> Name : abiword Relocations: (not
> Version : 0.99.3 Vendor: Ximian, Inc.
> Release : 1.ximian.1 Build Date: Mon 18 Mar 2002
> 23:37:01 CET
> Install date: Mon 25 Mar 2002 16:53:57 CET Build Host: boris
> Group : Applications/Office Source RPM:
> Size : 14402362 License: GPL
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