Save as the native OpenDocument Format - .odt for Writer, .ods for Calc etc. If you haven't saved "hours of work" you are at least risking an unexpected shutdown of your computer losing your work.

If you must save in a foreign format, e.g. MS Office, only do that once you have finished working on the document.

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On 16/4/19 2:09 pm, Kenneth Brown wrote:
I recently downloaded the program and love it but am having saving - am
afraid of losing my hours of work - I have a MacBook Air OS Sierra Version
10.12.6 and when I go to save, I am not sure what to save it as.  Thank you
for your help.

David Robley

Life is a series of very rude awakenings.

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