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    open office lockup

    I am using OpenOffice and tried to save the default file extensions for office 2000/xp, but now OO locks up and I have to force it to quit. Also, after I saved the file extension to be compatible with m$, it still defaults back to ODF. Any suggestions?

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    Re: open office lockup

    Have you tried going into Synaptic and reinstalling OOo?
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    Re: open office lockup

    Another thing to try is deleting (or renaming) the .openoffice.org2 profile folder in your home directory (it may have a different name if you have a different version of OpenOffice installed).

    I regularly set this default for other people, and haven't seen it fail like this before.


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