Clip gallery user database failed to open when trying to insert clip art



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Clip gallery user database failed to open when trying to insert clip art

Postby Julie_CIT » Sun, 16 Nov 2008 06:03:34 GMT

Version: 2008
Operating System: Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard)
Processor: Intel

I have a teacher that gets the message "Clip gallery user database failed to open" every time she tries to insert clip art in Word or PowerPoint. I have already tried to trash the preferences (and empty the trash) for the clip gallery in the user's library and I have tried repairing her permissions. If logged in as another user, the clip gallery works fine.

This is driving me CRAZY and I really need to move on to other support issues. Please help!

Re: Clip gallery user database failed to open when trying to insert clip art

Postby John McGhie » Mon, 17 Nov 2008 17:54:47 GMT

Try searching for and deleting all instances of " Clip Gallery User

We can't really tell from that error whether it's not working because it's
corrupted, because office can't find it, or because it's really not there.


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