I have a .ods file on my USB drive and want to edit it at home and at work. But all documents I create are "stuck" to the computer I created it on. I have tried to save the file with password for reading and edit, but when I insert "edit password" it says. "File is write protected, want to open as copy?"

  • Can you clarify how MS Office relates to the question? Are you trying to open the LO Calc file in Excel? – fixer1234 Oct 28 '15 at 23:21
  • Try to test it with a different usb drive. Maybe the complete device is write-protected. – tohuwawohu Oct 29 '15 at 7:05
  • I have this problem in libre, exel, and open. Its not only my computer/usb drive. Have many other documents,script in usb working fine. Every computer at work. – Stian Størstfeskar Andersen Oct 29 '15 at 15:50

Use the Save as... dialog and select a format suitable for the recipient, e.g. .XLS for older Excel versions.

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  • Seems to work. Need to test it more. Do you know why this is happening? Is it not suppose to edit files on different computers? – Stian Størstfeskar Andersen Oct 29 '15 at 15:52
  • I can confirm that this work. but i will not sett it as answer because im not happy with it. – Stian Størstfeskar Andersen Jan 15 '16 at 10:20

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