Launching spreadsheets

Jim Byrnes jf_byrnes at
Sun Feb 14 04:13:29 UTC 2010

Karl Auer wrote:
> 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.

OK, that works.  Yes I am planning on using a submenu.  I had forgotten 
about the desk drawer widget.  I'll have to try it both ways and see 
which I like better.

Thanks, Jim

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