OOo 2.2 Spreadsheet Slooowww

O. Sinclair o.sinclair at
Tue Aug 21 09:39:03 UTC 2007

Neil Winchurst wrote:
> On Tue, 21 Aug 2007 09:49:42 +0200
> "O. Sinclair" <o.sinclair at> wrote:
>> Open Office - Making It Start Faster!
>> Posted: 15 Aug 2007 05:51 PM CDT
>> therefore this may be a short post. Alright, let’s get on with it.
>> Open up Write or Calc.
>> Goto Tools, then Options.
>> Locate the setting on the left called ‘Memory’. Then on the right, check 
>> to make sure that the following are in place.
>> Number of steps is set to 20.
>> Graphics Cache for Open Office is set to 128 MB.
>> Memory per object is set to 20.0 MB.
>> Enable systray quickstarter is check-marked.
>>  From here, simply hit OK and restart the program. From this point on, 
>> the applications of the Open Office suite will run MUCH faster at 
>> start-up. ;)
>> It did help me,
>> Sinclair
> Interesting. I did the above and indeed both the writer and the
> spreadsheet go much faster. Just one puzzle - I check-marked the
> quickstarter as you said, but when I went back to check  the mark had
> been removed.
> Still, it doesn't seem to matter, it goes really quickly now. Thanks.
I should maybe have added that the quickstarter option is not even 
available for me, don't know if that is one of those Gnome/KDE issues.


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