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From bugzi...@apache.org
Subject [Bug 120541] Incorrect open/save dialogs type in MATE
Date Sat, 11 Aug 2012 16:50:35 GMT
https://issues.apache.org/ooo/show_bug.cgi?id=120541

Ariel Constenla-Haile <arielch@apache.org> changed:

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--- Comment #1 from Ariel Constenla-Haile <arielch@apache.org> ---
I've no idea what MATE is, but looks like based in Gnome.
Try the following:

* Go to the menu "Tools" - "Options...". In the Options" dialog, select
"OpenOffice.org" - "General". Between "Help" and "Document status" you should
see a fixed line "Open/Save dialogs" with a check box "Use OpenOffice.org
dialog".
If you see this check box, uncheck it, so that you use the system's dialogs
instead of OO's.

* If you don't see this option to switch to system's dialogs, then try the
following:

- open a terminal
- export these variables:
  export SAL_USE_VCLPLUGIN="gtk";export OOO_FORCE_DESKTOP="gnome"
- execute OO from this terminal:
  /opt/openoffice.org3/program/soffice
- go back to the "Tools" - "Options..." dialog, you may see now the option to
use system's dialog

If this worked, add these two lines in ~/.bashrc

export SAL_USE_VCLPLUGIN="gtk"
export OOO_FORCE_DESKTOP="gnome"

this way you don't need to execute OO from a terminal with those variables set.

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