Ask Your Question
1

Always Opening .RTF files [closed]

asked 2015-02-24 18:30:22 +0100

nsivin gravatar image

updated 2020-09-01 20:15:21 +0100

Alex Kemp gravatar image

I have saved a number of files in .RTF format. Whenever I try to open one of them in Writer 4.2, I get a message telling me that this is an executable file and asking whether I want to run it or display it. I am surprised to find that .RTF files are executable, but in any case I always want to display them. Is there some way that I can make Writer always choose to do so?

edit retag flag offensive reopen merge delete

Closed for the following reason the question is answered, right answer was accepted by Alex Kemp
close date 2020-09-01 20:15:47.771803

1 Answer

Sort by » oldest newest most voted
0

answered 2015-02-25 01:18:05 +0100

ROSt52 gravatar image

Supervision of opening executable files is a task done by the OS. Thus I recommend to look into settings of your OS.

I made some tests in LibO 4.3.6 but did not see such a behavior. (XP/SP3)

If you don't find the solution could you up attach one of your rtf-file? Please note that this is a public forum, thus don't have confidential information in an attached file.

edit flag offensive delete link more

Question Tools

1 follower

Stats

Asked: 2015-02-24 18:30:22 +0100

Seen: 310 times

Last updated: Sep 01 '20