Bug 838368 - ooviewdoc / libreoffice --view doesn't work
Summary: ooviewdoc / libreoffice --view doesn't work
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: libreoffice
Version: 17
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
unspecified
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Caolan McNamara
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2012-07-08 21:09 UTC by Ville Skyttä
Modified: 2012-07-19 09:05 UTC (History)
6 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2012-07-19 09:05:08 UTC


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Description Ville Skyttä 2012-07-08 21:09:45 UTC
Even though --view is documented in libreoffice --help, it doesn't actually work (libreoffice 3.5.4.2-4.fc17):

$ libreoffice --help | grep -- --view
--view <documents...>

$ libreoffice --view foo.doc
Unknown option --view
Run 'soffice --help' to see a full list of available command line options.

This also makes /usr/bin/ooviewdoc useless as it just invokes libreoffice --view:

$ ooviewdoc foo.doc
Unknown option --view
Run 'soffice --help' to see a full list of available command line options.

Comment 1 Caolan McNamara 2012-07-09 11:57:43 UTC
-view accepted while --view discarded, and script uses --view, bah.

fix will be in >= libreoffice-3.5.5.3-2.fc17

Comment 2 Fedora Update System 2012-07-10 08:31:54 UTC
libreoffice-3.5.5.3-2.fc17 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 17.
https://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/libreoffice-3.5.5.3-2.fc17

Comment 3 Ville Skyttä 2012-07-10 19:14:33 UTC
ooviewdoc is now fixed, but the issue remains in --help output in 3.5.5.3-2, it still says --view, not -view:

$ libreoffice --help | grep -A 1 -- -view
--view <documents...>
      open the specified documents in viewer-(readonly-)mode.

Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2012-07-10 20:52:27 UTC
Package libreoffice-3.5.5.3-2.fc17:
* should fix your issue,
* was pushed to the Fedora 17 testing repository,
* should be available at your local mirror within two days.
Update it with:
# su -c 'yum update --enablerepo=updates-testing libreoffice-3.5.5.3-2.fc17'
as soon as you are able to.
Please go to the following url:
https://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2012-10468/libreoffice-3.5.5.3-2.fc17
then log in and leave karma (feedback).

Comment 5 Caolan McNamara 2012-07-11 11:07:38 UTC
The help saying --view is ok by me, both -view and --view should now be accepted and --view should be the preferred I guess seeing as whoever changed all the -longoptions to --longoptions presumably wanted that to be the case

Comment 6 Ville Skyttä 2012-07-11 15:02:23 UTC
Oh, I didn't notice --view works now as well, just thought the script had been modified. No problem then.

Comment 7 Fedora Update System 2012-07-19 09:05:08 UTC
libreoffice-3.5.5.3-2.fc17 has been pushed to the Fedora 17 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.


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