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Writer version 6.3.6.2 (x64) does not start with blank document How do I get blank document automatically on startup? Thanks

asked 2020-07-24 20:25:19 +0200

LakeL gravatar image

Writer version 6.3.6.2 (x64) does not show a blank document automatically at startup, as the prior version did, but shows thumbnails of recent documents. I'd like to have Writer open to a blank document automatically. Thanks.

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Thanks for the help.

LakeL gravatar imageLakeL ( 2020-07-25 08:13:47 +0200 )edit

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answered 2020-07-24 21:28:05 +0200

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updated 2020-07-24 21:28:29 +0200

You didn't tell under which OS you work, nor how you launch LibreOffice.

I guess you double-click on some generic LO icon associated with soffice or soffice.exe. Since LO doesn't know from this launcher which component to activate, it opens the "start center" showing a list of recent documents and the specific component icons at left.

Modify your "launcher icon" so that the associated command is soffice --writer or soffice.exe --writer. How to do this depends on the OS and desktop manager.

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