[kubuntu-devel] Hello and Openoffice

Rajeev J Sebastian rajeev_jsv at dinamis.com
Tue Feb 14 14:59:43 GMT 2006

On Tuesday 14 February 2006 18:44, Jonathan Riddell wrote:
> 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
> breezy.
> 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.
KDE fpicker works very nicely (though slow to start once the open button is 
pressed ... however, its not like this situation is alien to OOo at 
runtime ;) )

Rajeev J Sebastian

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