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How do I edit "soffice script" on Mac OS X?

asked 2016-05-01 19:35:55 +0200

Wholeo gravatar image

I have the terminal program and I can use it to edit a script on Mac. Where is the script located and what is its name? That is the way that I can disable file locking. I am a single user.

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answered 2016-05-02 14:22:55 +0200

oweng gravatar image

LibreOffice.app is just a directory structure. The script is located:

/Applications/LibreOffice.app/Contents/MacOS/soffice

Also refer the answers here for using a bash script.

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This looks helpful. I don't know how to reveal the directory structure. Will investigate doing it using a bash script.

Wholeo gravatar imageWholeo ( 2016-05-02 17:05:05 +0200 )edit

in finder there is a menu item when right click on a package and then something "reveal package content" or the like (sry, no OS X at hand, I'm at work)

Dennis Roczek gravatar imageDennis Roczek ( 2016-05-02 18:08:59 +0200 )edit

In terminal, I enter this: ./soffice --help and get a long list of commands. None seem to be about editing. I tried to vi edit it and it does not seem to be a text script. This is what I want to do: "edit the soffice script and change the line "export SAL_ENABLE_FILE_LOCKING" to "# export SAL_ENABLE_FILE_LOCKING". I do not know how to edit and change the line.

Wholeo gravatar imageWholeo ( 2016-05-14 17:52:30 +0200 )edit

Just saw Option: --nolockcheck Maybe I should enter ./soffice --nolockcheck Am trying that.

Wholeo gravatar imageWholeo ( 2016-05-14 17:56:44 +0200 )edit
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