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Re: OO in FC2



On Thursday 02 Dec 2004 13:25, Marc Schwartz wrote:
> On Thu, 2004-12-02 at 13:06 +0000, Jim Higson wrote:
> > On Thursday 02 Dec 2004 12:42, Jonathan Allen wrote:
> > > Jim Higson said:
> > > > > Can someone please tell me where has the delete or rename file
> > > > > facility gone ?
> > > >
> > > > It sounds as if you might be using the new, GNOME-enhanced verion,
> > > > which uses the desktop environment's native file chooser?
> > > >
> > > > You can force it not to do this (or to use the file chooser from a
> > > > different DE) with the OOO_FORCE_DESKTOP environment variable.
> > > >
> > > > See this Debian thread:
> > > > http://lists.debian.org/debian-openoffice/2003/11/msg00154.html
> > >
> > > Thank you - this has fixed it.  Do Gnome intend to restore the
> > > lost/broken functionality, or do we always have to run with a bidge
> > > like this in place?
> >
> > I don't think this can really be considered broken as such - the move in
> > OO at the moment is for better integration with the desktop environment,
> > which means using widgets like file choosers that the user should be used
> > to.
> >
> > I quite like the new GNOME file choosers, the general philosophy of GNOME
> > at the moment is to strip back the interface to make it as simple to use
> > as possible. That means the filechooser isn't an all singing all dancing
> > affair, but instead focuses on the core functions - choosing files.
> > Renaming and deleting them is more the role of nautillus afterall.
> >
> > Anyway, the assumption by the OOo team that someone using GNOME wants to
> > use the GNOME widgets is quite reasonable, afterall if you don't like the
> > direction the GNOME project is heading in there are plenty of
> > alternatives.
> >
> > Jim
>
> BTW, another alternative is to use the default OO.org dialogs, if you
> want.
>
> Go to the Tools Menu, then Options. From there in the left hand tree,
> select OpenOffice.org, then General.
>
> On that dialog, click on the checkbox for "Use OpenOffice.org dialogs"
> in the Open/Save dialogs section.
>
> Also, for those using KDE (not I), a new KDE integration project has
> been started over at OO.org:

And there's a Fedora package called openoffice.org-kde on one of the big 
repos, which includes most of this.

yum install openoffice.org-kde


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