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From Regina Henschel <rb.hensc...@t-online.de>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Re: [VOTE] Release Apache OpenOffice 3.4 (incubating) RC1
Date Tue, 24 Apr 2012 19:30:55 GMT
Hi Andrea,

Andrea Pescetti schrieb:
> Guenter Marxen wrote:
>> OOo installing with param "-a" or "/a" was a means to use a new version
>> (without system integration on Windows) parallel to the old.
>> I hope that this is also possible with OOo 3.4 and later with AOO 4. Can
>> anybody confirm this?
>
> I've been reported so, but I didn't check personally. However, keep in
> mind that if you are going to share your profile among different
> versions (which will happen in this case)

I have assumed, that G√ľnter knows to avoid this. The usual way is to 
edit the bootstrap.ini file or to call soffice.exe with a parameter 
-env:UserInstallation= and start with a new user folder or work on a 
copy of the old folder.

  I've seen QA reports about
> instability and, for people who uninstalled 3.4 and went back to 3.3,
> broken extensions management: OpenOffice 3.4 has a different extensions
> management and, while it will do its best to migrate installed
> extensions, it won't restore the previous situation upon uninstalling,
> leaving you with (for example) broken dictionaries.
>

Kind regards
Regina


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