hi.
for changing autoSave:
open tools, options, load-save, general and active or deactivate
Save AutoRecovery information every:
newer versions of libreoffice by default, save the informations every
ten minutes and you can change the number of saving.

On 2/23/18, Tom Davies <tomc...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi :)
> If you do try turning the auto-save off then you really need to get into
> the habit of doing your own saves quite frequently.
>
> I tend to find that creating a document originally takes me a fair while
> but if i lose it then it takes me a LOT less time 2nd time around.  When
> first trying to write something down i wrestle with all sorts of decisions
> about grammar, layout, formatting and how to express my thoughts.  If i
> lose even a significant chunk of work i can usually re-create it very
> quickly 2nd time around because i tend to find those decisions are still
> lurking around somewhere so i can just get on with the typing.
>
> Regards from
> a Tom :)
>
>
>
>
> On 18 February 2018 at 03:04, Steve Edmonds <steve.edmo...@ptglobal.com>
> wrote:
>
>> It is an interesting discussion.
>> A while back auto-save was losing my images from the document, now that
>> seems well and fixed.
>> I have a UPS with 15 mins. or more reserve to give me plenty of time to
>> save when the beeping starts, and LO seems so stable now, my multiple
>> documents can sit open for a week or more and I cannot remember the last
>> crash/hangup. I almost wonder if I can turn auto-save off.
>> steve
>>
>>
>> On 18/02/18 07:29, Girvin Herr wrote:
>>
>>> My beef with autosave is that it seems to start saving just as I start
>>> typing and it does not save my keystrokes while it is saving and I don't
>>> notice it is saving. I end up after the autosave, having to evaluate what
>>> keystrokes worked and what didn't, and redoing the keystrokes that got
>>> ignored. I still find the autosave benefits outweigh these aggravations,
>>> though, so I have it enabled all the time.
>>>
>>> Girvin Herr
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> On 02/17/2018 04:52 AM, Tom Davies wrote:
>>>
>>>> Hi :)
>>>> +1 to all points there!  I hadn't thought through my suggestions!
>>>>
>>>> The autosave thing is something that annoys me more than it helps.  I
>>>> don't
>>>> like my machine putting me on hold when it suddenly decides it needs to
>>>> do
>>>> something.  I tend to switch features like this off where I can and then
>>>> just try to make sure I do my own saving and backups on my schedule
>>>> rather
>>>> than on the machine's.
>>>>
>>>> Regards from
>>>> a Tom :)
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On 17 Feb 2018 10:05, "Peter Hillier-Brook" <p...@hbsys.plus.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> On 17/02/18 09:17, Tom Davies wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> Hi :)
>>>>>> I'm not sure how to open as read-only myself but i'd guess a
>>>>>> right-click
>>>>>> either per file or on a group of selected files prolly has something.
>>>>>>
>>>>> Select "Open File" within Libre Office: in the dialogue box, in the
>>>>> lower left hand corner is a clue and yes, it does function with
>>>>> multiple
>>>>> selected files.
>>>>>
>>>>> I think chmod might help change which user "owns" the files - or put
>>>>>> them
>>>>>> on a volume/drive/folder that is mounted read-only - but that all
>>>>>> seems a
>>>>>> bit extreme.
>>>>>>
>>>>> It's more than a bit extreme, but changing the permissions on the
>>>>> reference files would work, with possible side-effects. i.e. Libre
>>>>> Office would probably try to auto-save and might regularly bleat about
>>>>> its inability to do so.
>>>>>
>>>>> You could change the time-delay or completely eliminate the auto-save
>>>>>> feature.  Such options used to be in;
>>>>>> Tools - Options - ...
>>>>>> or something like that and prolly still are.
>>>>>>
>>>>> Not a good idea if one wanted to auto-save the "live" document, however
>>>>> depress F1 and search for "auto" in Help.
>>>>>
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