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Is there a way how to hide all mail attachments on the Recent Files page?

asked 2020-01-08 12:45:47 +0200

xtoph gravatar image

Hi,

I'm assisting a friend of mine with LibreOffice 6.2.8.x on a Mac (Catalina). When launching LibreOffice, the Recent Files page shows also Mail attachments that he opened before and that are not available any more. I think it even happened that he started editing one of these temporary files (which are initially write-protected) and later lost them when they were automatically purged.

Is there a way how to keep these temporary files out of the list/page of Recent Files? For example, hide all the files in /Users/Name/Library/ ...?

Thanks!

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answered 2020-01-08 12:55:37 +0200

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updated 2020-01-08 15:58:30 +0200

Hello,

no there is no way to do such blacklisting - you need to remove manually by clicking the x in the upper right corner of the thumbnail while hoovering over the thumbnail.

Just an incidental remark: Your friend should reconsider the habit to open mail attachments directly. This is one of the paths viruses, trojans and malware get their way on systems and into networks.

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OK, thank you! I will hand it on.

xtoph gravatar imagextoph ( 2020-01-09 12:45:56 +0200 )edit
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