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Re: [K12OSN] OOo not defaulting to MS formats in version 6



Petre Scheie wrote:
> Eric Harrison wrote:
>> Petre Scheie wrote:
>>> I just noticed that OOo is not defaulting to MS formats--.doc, .xls,
>>> .ppt--when saving documents.  I see the
>>> /opt/ltsp/templates/k12linux/openoffice-ms-format-defaults.sh file, and
>>> I ran it as root, but it didn't change anything for existing users
>>> (didn't try creating a new user afterward).  Didn't there use to be an
>>> icon on root's desktop for running this?  Or was it run by default
>>> during installation?  Should the script still work?
>>>
>>> Petre
>>>
>>
>>
>> Running /opt/ltsp/templates/k12linux/openoffice-ms-format-defaults.sh
>> should reset the defaults back to the MS formats.
>>
>> If a user changes their personal settings, it will over-ride the
>> defaults. You might try nuking a user's ~/.openoffice* directory so that
>> they pick back up the default settings.
>>
> Removing the users ~/.openoffice* does fix it.  Did the
> openoffice-ms-format-defaults.sh previously run automatically or have I
> just forgotten that I ran it manually in the past?
> 
> Thanks Eric.
> 
> Petre
> 

The script runs automatically at install time. Updates can over-write
the changes.


As far as I know, a user's setting will only over-ride the defaults if
the user manually changes their settings.


-Eric


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