Am 19.04.2012 14:34, R.S. wrote:
Hi, although it colud be possible, the installation program registers on
the registry the same associations.
So what? There can be many programs to open a certain type of files. But
only one program that loads a given file on a double-click.
On my Linux laptop I have 5 different viewers and editors for the same
types of picture files. I don't know the amount of multi-media players
on my system. Not all of them appear in the main menu.
I have OOo 1.1.5, 3.3, 3.4, LibO 3.3.4 and 3.5.2 on the same machine.
That is 5 versions of the same office suite. I removed OOo 2.4.3 by
Of course, only one particular version will be used when I double-click
some ODF document. A double-click on a Microsoft file opens in AbiWord
or Gnumeric respectively. I am the one who controls all these most
trivial settings and I know many ways to load some file into a
The foremost purpose of any desktop environment is free choice between
all the installed applications. Someone who is unable to load the same
file into another application is definitively computer illiterate and
should do something against it.
If you have encountered crashes with
Libreoffice 188.8.131.52 try using version 3.4.6.
I prefer using Libreoffice because it is more efficient and it has a lot
of functions that are not included in OpenOffice.
Try another user profile and install properly[*]. Contrary to re-install
and version hopping, resetting the profile really helps in many cases.
[*] A proper installation includes an md5sum check of the downloaded
file before installation. On a Windows box one should cut off the
internet connection and disable the virus scanner during the install
process. Disable any update notification and the nasty quick-starter.
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