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How can I install a desktop icon AFTER I have installed LibreOffice? [closed]

asked 2014-06-03 02:45:41 +0200

Ron Allerton gravatar image

updated 2015-09-05 15:13:26 +0200

Alex Kemp gravatar image

Need to activate a desktop icon for LibreOffice Writer. Using Windows-7.

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answered 2014-06-03 05:17:52 +0200

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W7 should be more or less like XP:

Start > all programs > LibreOffice > select the icon you want to have on your desktop > right click > send > desktop.

This should work in W7 as well, if not exactly you might need to apply a bit of imagination...

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answered 2014-06-03 17:39:17 +0200

Ron Allerton gravatar image

Back to ROSt52 -- Thank you -- it worked. My mistake was that I was going into C / Programs and could not find any link in the LibreOffice program files to bring up an icon on the screen!!! DUH!!! I am able to do a right-click on an item and "Open With" LibreOffice, but I was looking for an icon that would be directly on the screen -- now I have it!!

Thanks, again RA

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@Ron Allerton – That should work also with the program files: LibreOffice 4 → program → swriter.exe (soffice.exe, etc.) → (right-click) send to → desktop.

manj_k gravatar imagemanj_k ( 2014-06-17 23:39:54 +0200 )edit

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