Re: bogus document

Subject: Re: bogus document
From: Sam TH (
Date: Mon May 14 2001 - 12:09:36 CDT

On Sun, May 13, 2001 at 02:59:28PM -0400, Jim Willis wrote:
> Now that i've got pspell working with abiword, i'm using it for more day
> to day work, but i'm worried about the occaisional "X is a bogus
> document" errors i get. so far i've really only lost personal letters and
> such, nothing important. and i can always open up the .abw files as .txt
> and grab text out of them to start anew. still it's a bit of a pain.
> any ideas why when i save a doc as an abw file and open it up later it
> sometimes doesn't open? here's what the top of current doc in question
> looks like when i open it as a text file:

The part you pasted was just header information. However, the most
likely cause of problems has to do with ignoring words in the spell
checker. These get saved in the document, so they don't get flagged
the next time. Sadly, it seems this feature didn't get enough testing
before the release, and doesn't load properly.

The two solutions are to use a text editor and remove the
<ignoredwords> section, and to turn of that feature in the prefs
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