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I have had some troubles with retaining a correct size window opening i.e. 
*.odt files (linux, several versions of OO and LO) since years. I did some 
experiments and found, that window size is stored within an *.odt but somehow 
interferes with the defaults in

Any time I used a command line like

soffice --writer --headless -pt printer file

while having a writer instance running, afterwards all files.odt were opened 
in a distorted window.

I tried to correct the parameters in the
but it was restored to the wrong settings on a regular scheme by someone else 
(probably the writer prog itself).

Unfortunatley, I could not get any information, how registrymodifications.xcu 
is handled by the office-suite.


Am Samstag, 5. Oktober 2013 schrieb M Henri Day:
2013/10/5 Virgil Arrington <>

Urmas wrote:
"Maciej Jaros"

It's a window manager thing, not really AOO responsibility.

It is LOO responsibility to properly restore its window size. So that is


I don’t get it. I’m using LO with Windows 7. Every time I open LO, it
opens in the same window size and position it was in when I closed it the
previous session. If there’s a bug in this area, it certainly doesn’t
show up on my computer.


​As one of those «really weird»​
​ Linux people, Virgil, I can report that my installation, i e, the Swedish
language edition of LO (, Build ID : 410m0 (Build:2))​
​ performs precisely as you describe above ; i e, that window size and
position is retained from the preceding session....


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