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Is there a way to change the initial screen in LO 4.2.1.1? [closed]

asked 2014-03-11 12:13:02 +0200

jonbondy gravatar image

updated 2015-08-31 08:29:32 +0200

Alex Kemp gravatar image

I like being able to select recent files when LO starts up, but the new portrayal using large icons is difficult to scan and uses screen real estate poorly. Is there a way to simply get a list of file names?

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answered 2014-07-09 20:06:58 +0200

Nars gravatar image

I've posted a detailed answer here: http://ask.libreoffice.org/en/questio...

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answered 2014-03-11 12:45:27 +0200

manj_k gravatar image

There's a request for enhancement on Bugzilla:
Bug 74834 - CONFIGURATION: Option to disable documents thumbnails on the New Start Screen
Status: NEW

"[...] It would be nice to have an option to disable Thumbnails on the Start Screen by either:

Reverting to the old start screen which was compact and usable
- or -
Providing a textual list of recent documents which could also benefit from additional information (modified date, pathway, etc) and so make use of the screen effectively."

(See also: Can I supress the images on the start screen?)

BTW: A list of the recently used documents is available in the menu File → Recent Documents.

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Thanks for the info. I'm not sure I would call this an "enhancement". It was an enhancement that got us into this situation in the first place.

jonbondy gravatar imagejonbondy ( 2014-03-11 22:42:42 +0200 )edit

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