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asked 2020-06-08 07:27:53 +0200

Adam Greenberg gravatar image

updated 2020-07-28 14:50:17 +0200

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I would like to open the Start Center in the templates window by default, rather than the recent files window. Is there any way to do this?

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For example, if you always need the same self-created document template, e.g. in Writer, you can define it as default. This way, when you start Writer, you will get your document instead of a blank page.

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answered 2020-06-08 14:50:24 +0200

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It's possible to pass options to LibreOffice's binary so it opens with the template picker instead of the start center. I don't know how to do that in Windows or mac, but in Linux you only need to create a .desktop file that calls the following command:

libreoffice .uno:NewDoc

Some time ago I wrote an article about all this.

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@Adam Greenberg and @RGB-es,

with me right-klick on "Start", choose "Run", then enter soffice .uno:NewDoc. Just tested and OK.

Windows 10 Home; Version 2004; 64-Bit | LibreOffice, Version: (x64).

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answered 2020-06-08 14:26:04 +0200

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there is no way to customize the right pane of the Start Center other than to change the number of files shown.

Hope that answers your question.

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