[K12OSN] Setting Open Office 2.0 to save as a Doc by default.

Peter Hartmann ascensiontech at gmail.com
Thu Feb 9 00:38:38 UTC 2006

Hey Eric,
These patches didn't work for me.  I have the rpms from the oo site
which install to /opt.  I changed the patches and script to relect
that but it's still not working.  Were on Centos 4.2 x86_64. Any

Thank  you!


On 12/10/05, Eric Harrison <eharrison at mail.mesd.k12.or.us> wrote:
> On Fri, 9 Dec 2005, Paul VanGundy wrote:
> > Eric,
> >
> > Then to update me on OOo2.0 how would you set it to default if you
> > didn't have your script? There is still an openoffice.conf and the line
> > I listed in my last post. But if that doesn't work then what do you
> > configure so that it will (a .conf file please, not via GUI or OOo2.0
> > interface since I already know how to do that). Thanks.
> >
> > -Paul
> Ah, I assume you are using Debian or Ubuntu? Questions about different
> distributions are quite welcome here, but please do indicate whenever
> you are using a distribution other than K12LTSP. Since this is the
> support forum for K12LTSP, there is a tendancy to assume K12LTSP
> unless otherwise stated.
> I booted my laptop up into Ubuntu and it does in deed have a
> /etc/openoffice/openoffice.conf file that contains a OOO_MS_DEFAULT=1
> setting. It didn't work for me, however.
> Attached are the patches and script that I use to change these
> defaults on K12LTSP. I verified that they work on my Ubuntu laptop.
> Save all four files in the same directory, then run:
>         sh ./openoffice-ms-format-defaults.sh
> -Eric
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