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asked 2018-10-06 02:28:38 +0200

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Creating a new file. In Excel, the directory default path to save files is set by Options - default file location and so when saving a new file, the User can then select from sub-folders under the Default location but in LO calc, even though I have set General Paths to the same location, it seems that when ever I create a new file from the blank opened file, on File save as, it uses the last used Sub-folder/ directory. Even though I have set the initial directory/path, it ignores that, so how do I make LO always revert back to My Documents as the main directory/path as the default?

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Cannot duplicate. Mint 18.3 with LO Following your procedure it always opens in 'Documents' (my setting in Options->LibreOffice->Paths). The same is true whether using 'Save' or Save as...'.

You haven't provided any basic info such as your OS or LO version. By 'General Paths' do you mean Paths in Options? If so, after setting did you close ALL instances of LO documents open?

Ratslinger gravatar imageRatslinger ( 2018-10-06 03:27:42 +0200 )edit

LO Version Windows7 Premium and yes, all LO files closed after the settings. Tools Options Paths and it does show the default location as My Documents but it does not Open in the default directory, only the last used Directory which is not what I want.

Sol gravatar imageSol ( 2018-10-06 06:54:42 +0200 )edit

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answered 2018-10-06 18:17:53 +0200

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You may want to try resetting your user profile. See -> LibreOffice user profile. Making a copy is recommended.

If that doesn't solve the problem check Bugzilla. If no problems reported, file a new one and post the number back here.

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Thanks, resetting User profile worked. Ron

Sol gravatar imageSol ( 2018-10-07 01:55:13 +0200 )edit
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