xfce 4.2.2 & openoffice 2.0 rc1

Brian J. Tarricone bjt23 at cornell.edu
Sat Oct 8 00:30:45 CEST 2005

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On 10/7/2005 2:30 PM, Robert Cole wrote:
> On Friday 07 October 2005 09:47 am, Brian J. Tarricone wrote:
>>Robert Cole wrote:
>>>Its odd but when openoffice 2 writer runs it doesn't start a document
>>>with the default template. Under KDE 3.4.2 it does. I can select start a
>>>new document and it will do it and everything else about it runs fine but
>>>its just the startup.
>>>I found out that in KDE the icons got created with commands like ooffice2
>>>-writer %U
>>>I'm assuming they got created the same way and that xfce isn't taking the
>>>parameters. Its an easy fix to just change to oocalc, oowriter, etc but
>>>the menueditor doesn't show me the office folder to edit them and the
>>>xfce 4.2 manual has but a footnote on using the editor. I looked in
>>>menu.xml but didn't find it there.
>>>Some help please? :)
>>The menu strips off most command line arguments because I was lazy and
>>it doesn't know how to deal with them.  Feel free to file a bug and
>>maybe I'll get to it eventually...
> Ok no prob. But is there a way to edit the items themselves so I can change 
> that command to run oowriter rather than ooffice -writer?

Assuming these entries are coming from the autogenerated menu, you need
to find the .desktop file for that app, and edit it.
/usr/share/applications/ is the default location, but for some reason I
think I remember that the OO.o stuff ends up somewhere else.


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