Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 147930
oowriter, oocalc wrappers for ooffice do not launch respective components.
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:11:00 EST
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Description of problem:
oowriter, oocalc symlinks to the ooffice script do not launch writer,
calc etc when executed. Instead only a blank screen is presented. The
bug is due to the setting of $BinSuffix in ooffice to 1.1 while the
wrapper scripts installed lack the 1.1 suffix.
To fix either set $BinSuffix to '' (null string) or install the
wrapper symlinks as oowriter1.1, oocalc1.1 etc.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Run oowriter from command line or click on writer icon on gnome
desktop / menu system.
Actual Results: Open office application runs but presents a blank screen.
Expected Results: A blank writer / calc / impress document should be
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 147889 ***
close as dup