On 05/21/2012 01:10 PM, David C. Rankin wrote: > On 05/14/2012 04:02 PM, David C. Rankin wrote: >> Tim, >> >> As with Libre has anyone looked at dialogs for OpenOffice? Apache openoffice >> 3.4 was just released and it works great: >> >> http://www.openoffice.org/download/ >> >> It is much.., much... more responsive that LO and avoids a couple of nasty >> formatting bugs that affect line/character spacing in LO. Apache OO does have a >> nice GTK file browser by default (like the tde browser), but it would be nice to >> have an integrated browser for AOO as well. >> > > I talked with the Apache folks about TDE integration in OpenOffice. They said if > somebody will develop and maintain the patch, they will include it in > OpenOffice. My contact was with Ariel Constenla-Haile arielch at apache.org. I > don't know if the old kde3 integration would just plug-in for TDE or not and I > have no idea how to go about it, but if we can adapt the libreoffice one for > openoffice, or something similar, that would be great to have TDE support in both. > For now, if you have the GTK2 libraries installed along with TDE, you can use the GTK file chooser with OpenOffice (dual pane, folders on left, files on right -- quite good). To use the GTK dialogs with OpenOffice on TDE, in your bashrc: export OOO_FORCE_DESKTOP=gnome The start OO and choose: Options->OpenOffice.org->General, then uncheck [ ] Use OpenOffice.org Dialogs You will then have usable file dialogs in OO. (the same should work in LO) -- David C. Rankin, J.D.,P.E.