LinuxQuestions.org
LinuxAnswers - the LQ Linux tutorial section.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Software
User Name
Password
Linux - Software This forum is for Software issues.
Having a problem installing a new program? Want to know which application is best for the job? Post your question in this forum.

Notices

Reply
 
Search this Thread
Old 11-13-2005, 08:05 PM   #1
hedpe
Member
 
Registered: Jan 2005
Location: Pittsburgh
Distribution: Ubuntu
Posts: 378

Rep: Reputation: 30
title bar missing with documents in openoffice2 and fvwm


Hi,

I installed openoffice2 with these use flags in fvwm:

Code:
app-office/openoffice curl eds -gnome gtk -java -kde -ldap -mozilla -nas xml2 zlib
Whenever I open my first document in open office, it works perfectly IF i first spawn openoffice as "ooffice2", it opens up and looks correct. If i open a second document by going to file->open, and then select another document, a second window pops up with the new document, completely seperate from the other window, and this window has no title bar. Therefore I cannot resize it, minimize it, drag it and move it... so its very annoying

this also happens when from the command line i do "ooffice2 afile.odt" or "ooffice2 aspreadsheet.xls", the title bar will also be missing. But if I do "ooffice2" the title bar shows up. No clues here.

Anyone else experience this or can think of a reason why this might happen? I have 3 computers running gentoo and all run fvwm, so I am not sure what oo2 is supposed to look like in kde or gnome.

Thanks!
George
 
Old 11-15-2005, 06:04 PM   #2
hedpe
Member
 
Registered: Jan 2005
Location: Pittsburgh
Distribution: Ubuntu
Posts: 378

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 30
i seem to have found a hint thanks to someones advice:

if i do "oowriter2 mydoc.swx", the title bar is missing
if i do "oowriter2 --widgets-set gtk mydoc.swx" my title bar shows up!

someone suggested a workaround of "export OOO_FORCE_DESKTOP=gnome" in my bashrc

but what is really causing the problem?
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Title bar font qtrob Linux - Software 3 03-31-2005 06:27 PM
changing the title bar of terminal? webazoid Linux - Software 1 07-01-2004 06:54 PM
Remove title bar simao20 Linux - Newbie 3 04-15-2004 11:30 PM
Firefox Title Bar Icon servo_fan Linux - Software 4 03-23-2004 10:41 AM
removing title bar from aterm Nahtan Linux - Software 0 10-04-2003 10:00 AM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:03 AM.

Main Menu
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
identi.ca: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration