Launching spreadsheets

Karl Auer kauer at
Sun Feb 14 03:09:10 UTC 2010

On Sat, 2010-02-13 at 20:54 -0600, Jim Byrnes wrote:
> I would like to add some frequently used OO spreadsheets to the 
> Applications Menu.  If I fill out the Application dialog when I try to 
> run it I get a message saying I don't have permission.  If I fill out 
> the Location dialog when I close it the item does not appear on the menu.

The application you need to launch is oocalc, with your spreadsheet as
an argument to the command. So the command to execute will look
something like

   oocalc /path/to/your/spreadsheet

If you have lots of these, you might be better adding a submenu for them
rather than cluttering up the existing menus. Alternatively use the desk
drawer widget for the task bar.

Regards, K.

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