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Old 04-07-2004, 12:22 AM   #1
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Blackbox wont run OpenOffice


If I type swriter at the cli OO writer opens up, but when I click it on BBs menu, nothing happens. Why?

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Old 04-07-2004, 01:18 AM   #2
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Open your ~/.blackbox/menu file in your favourite editor. You should have an entry like:

[exec] (OpenOffice Writer) {swriter}
 
Old 04-07-2004, 10:12 AM   #3
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Thanks for the reply.

I do, but it doesn't work. My entry is [exec] (Writer) {swriter}. Everything else is running great.
 
Old 04-07-2004, 10:18 AM   #4
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do a "whereis swriter" and try adding the full path of the executable
 
Old 04-07-2004, 10:21 AM   #5
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I did that too. I tried [exec] (Writer) {/home/mooreted/OpenOffice.1.1.1/program/swriter} and it still wouldn't load.
 
Old 04-07-2004, 11:24 AM   #6
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Just to see what would happen I made a simbolic link to swriter like so:

ln -s /home/mooreted/OpenOfficeorg1.1.1/program/swriter writer

When I run ./writer I get this error message:

./writer: line 11: /home/mooreted/soffice: No such file or directory
./writer: line 11: exec: /home/mooreted/soffice: cannot execute: No such file or directory

What the heck is going on? Do I need to reinstall OO?

Ted.
 
  


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