[kubuntu-devel] Hello and Openoffice

Jonathan Riddell jriddell at ubuntu.com
Tue Feb 14 13:14:12 GMT 2006

On Wed, Feb 08, 2006 at 04:29:10PM +0100, Miquel Torres wrote:
> And now on to OpenOffice 2.0.2. It has surfaced that this minor release will
> include some interesting improvements to KDE
> integration.
> http://artax.karlin.mff.cuni.cz/~kendy/blog/archives/monthly/2006-01.html#2006-01-26T22_59_59.htm
> (the last two of the three items).
> Does anyone know whether it will be included in dapper despite upstream
> freezey? (it being only a bugfix release?)

KDE Address Book Connector and Crystal icon set have been in since

The Ubuntu openoffice maintainer has said he'd like to get 2.0.2 in dapper.

> Another thing to consider is using the KDE Filechooser. The feature is there
> since breezy. Just go to options->OpenOffice.org->General->Open/Save
> dialogues and disable "Use OpenOffice.org dialogues". I've been testing it
> for a while and encountered no problems. It just takes a little bit too long
> to load after requesting the file dialogue (clicking open or save). Other
> than that it works perfectly, much better than OpenOffice's native one. It
> could be that with version 2.0.2 it works even better. So I think you should
> consider configuring OpenOffice to use KDE's Filechooser per default.

The native filechoosers were crashing quite late into breezy so they
weren't enabled, I'll ask if there's any plans to enable it in dapper.


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