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On Thu, 2012-02-09 at 06:32 -0600, Ron Johnson wrote:
On 02/09/2012 06:13 AM, Dan Lewis wrote:

      The path he needs to use ends in .../template/common because his LO
installation is on a server. This permits people from other computers to
use LO and the same templates.
      If templates are placed in the common folder, they will not be
seen. A folder must first be created in the common folder and the
templates placed in the created folder. (See my earlier post.)
      There is another path for templates which is in the user's LO
folder. This path ends in .../user/template. Templates placed in the
template folder of this path will be seen. Templates in this path are
only visible on one computer which is why this path would not work for

What I'm perceiving is that LO doesn't follow the standard Unix "search" 
hierarchy of first looking locally (~/.libreoffice/3/user/template) and 
then in /usr/share (the hypothetical 

     For whatever reason, when Sun first made open source
and perhaps before then, /opt/ was used as the location of the installed
OOo software for Linux. The path for templates were set then, and they
have not been changed for OOo nor LO. (I don't know if any of the Linux
distributions for LO have a different path.) So, for most if not all of
the Linux computers, the LO 3.4.5 paths are 
(For earlier version of LO 3.4.x, I think basis-link was used in place
of basis3.4.)

ISTM that such a process would also be of assist to large Windows 

       ISTM ?? What does this mean? (Suggestion: sometimes using an
anagram causes no problems, but sometimes others may not know what it


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