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[libreoffice-users] Re: Co-Exist


On 11/23/2010 05:51 AM, jonathon wrote:
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> On 11/22/2010 09:10 PM, Scott Jones wrote:
>> Can LibreOffice and Open Office Co-Exist on the same Windows 7 PC
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> The following can peacefully co-exist, at least for Windows and Mac OS X:
> * OpenOffice.org;
> * OOo4Kids;
> * OOoLight;
> * LibreOffice;

I disagree; at least on the OpenOffice.org and LibreOffice parts.

While both can co-exist on the same system, you'll find that if you
have, on Windows (doesn't matter which version), OOo installed and then
install LO you get the following:

- LO takes over all OOo application defaults & icons.
- LO uses the same executable names as OOo (soffice.exe, swriter.exe,
etc). This makes it impossible to select an .odt and re-associate it
with OOo.

Windows isn't my native language (I use linux & test w/Windows) so if
your experience is different I'd appreciate knowing how you manage this
problem.







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References:
[libreoffice-users] Co-ExistScott Jones <Scott.Jones@MedProSystems.Com>
Re: [libreoffice-users] Co-Existjonathon <toki.kantoor@gmail.com>
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