[Libreoffice] Change executable/sh names

NoOp glgxg at sbcglobal.net
Thu Jan 20 20:53:35 PST 2011

On 01/17/2011 07:24 PM, NoOp wrote:
> On 01/17/2011 05:38 PM, NoOp wrote:
>> On 01/17/2011 12:59 PM, NoOp wrote:
>>> Thanks! I've been travelling, but I'm back now and will try to test
>>> later this evening on WinXP.
>> OK. Briefly tested and here is what I've found so far:
>> 1. LO & OOo need to be uninstalled completely and then reinstalled. In
>> this test I installed OOo 3.2.1 back, checked to see that .odt files
>> were associated properly. I then installed your version of LO & now when
>> I right-click an .odt I do get the option to open in MS Word (Sun ODF
>> plugin), OOo, or LO.
>> 2. The program files still use soffice.exe etc. This IMO is still a
>> problem. For example; if I do Start|Run|soffice LO still takes over.
>> 'soffice' et al should be, and must be, allocated to OOo _not_ LO. LO
>> should have it's own executable's as pointed out in the OP so that there
>> is no confusion between OOo and LO on both the part of the user and/or
>> OS registry entries.
>> I'll be happy to do more tests if you'll let me know additional items
>> you'd like me to test (and how). Please note that I generally use linux,
>> so all of my testing is in a WinXP virtual environment, or a dual-boot Win7
> Added point: when searching the Win Registry for 'libre' I find (hand
> typed so some mistakes may be there):
> My Computer/HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-..long
> numbers\Software\Classes\Applications\libowriter.exe\shell\open\co
> and the 'data' bit is:
> C\"Program Files\Libreoffice 3\program\libowriter.exe
> there is no such file on the system.
> And of course under My Computer/HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-..long
> numbers\Software\LibreOffice\LibreOffice 3.3\Start Menu I find
> soffice.exe, sbase.exe, etc., etc.

Jesús, your patches apparently didn't make it in RC4. Just installed RC4
on WinXP and the actions are the same as RC3.


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