file selector box issue?

Matt Morgan minxmertzmomo at
Thu Dec 22 20:49:24 UTC 2005

On 12/22/05, Dave Stevens <geek at> wrote:
> Today, in following a web page link in Firefox 1.5 I clicked on the name of
> a .doc file. This led to a dialogue box offering me choices to:
> 1. open with 1.1
> 2. other program
> 3. save to disk
> Now that I've upgraded to OO.o 2 that's what I'd like to use. As far as I can
> see I need to browse to the binary for this program then make it the default.
> But the file browser window that comes up has no option to view files
> starting with . So what do I need to do here?

You can probably right-click in the files area of that window and pick
"show hidden files."

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