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From Regina Henschel <>
Subject Re: File associations - LibreOffice and OpenOffice on Windows 7
Date Mon, 21 May 2012 21:13:52 GMT
Hi James,

James Knott schrieb:
> I previously installed OpenOffice on my computer and recently
> LibreOffice. I have also installed the various free Microsoft viewers.
> One thing I've noticed is that I can't have both LO and OO associated
> with the various file types. Please note that I'm just talking about
> association, not default association, so that when I right click on a
> file I can chose from among LO, OO or the Microsoft viewer. At the
> moment, my choices are just LO and the viewer. If I want to use
> OpenOffice, I have to open the app first and then the file.
> Any way around this?

In WinXP you had the option to add actions to the context menu. The UI 
to do this was removed in Vista and Windows 7. You now have to edit the 
registry yourself or you should look whether the application ExtMan 
( can help you.

Kind regards

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