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Re: [K12OSN] Open Office problem!



darn ..

should read "Once as root"

Sorry about that ...

On Wed, Jan 28, 2009 at 8:38 AM, David Hopkins <dahopkins429 gmail com> wrote:
>>> However while I am able to use it to set up the correct launch
>>> location, etc. I don't have that 'mandatory' option, nor are the icons
>>> on the panel.  They do show up under apps ->panel ->objects but
>>> they're not on the panel itself -- I think I erased them when I
>>> uninstalled the stock OO.
>>>
>>> How do I restore them and get that mandatory option?
>>>
>> You need to run gconf-editor as root in order to have the mandatory and default options.
>
> And once as you, you can right click the item to set it or open up a
> new window from the file menu for mandatory settings
>
>>>One more question -- cosmetic but I think important.  openoffice
>>>automatically associates it's icons with .doc and .xls files, but it
>>>does not with .docx and .xlsx files -- how do I associate their image
>>>with the files?
>
> Edit the defaults.list in /usr/share/applications is one way to do it
> (its what I use).  A quick google gives this hit:
> http://linuxowns.wordpress.com/2008/05/31/changing-default-applications/
>  but there may be better explanations.
>
> Sincerely,
> Dave Hopkins
> Newark Charter School
> Newark Delaware
>


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