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open icon will not open documents [closed]

asked 2017-01-25 15:15:52 +0100

nonnox15 gravatar image

updated 2020-09-21 19:36:35 +0100

Alex Kemp gravatar image

After updating to LO 5.4.2.4 my open icon instead of opening previous documents says "Open Remote File". I have to "ctrl o" to open a file and then go to the file to open. Also under "File - Recent Documents" it says "No Files." I really appreciated the convience of clicking on the "OPEN icon" to get my files. Is that option available in LO 5.4.2.4?

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answered 2017-01-25 15:23:58 +0100

floris v gravatar image

updated 2017-01-25 15:55:15 +0100

Re 1: you can restore the Open file button in Tools - Customize, select the Toolbars tab, select Standard and tick Open... (and remove the tick mark in Open remote file if you don't use that a lot).

Re 2: not quite sure about that, but if you had to reset your user profile recently, you probably lost the history of recently opened files.

EDIT enter your name in Tools - Options - User Data.

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answered 2017-01-25 15:40:16 +0100

nonnox15 gravatar image

I don't know about "reset your user profile". I had to uninstall the previous version of LO in order to install LO 5.4.2.4, so that may have reset my profile. I had already removed the tick on "Open remote file" icon and have opened several files/documents since then, but it still does not give me a history. Although I only have a tick by the "Open" icon, when I click on the sidebar next to the icon I still get the phrase "Open Remote File." I also get that which I click on the icon. I have removed the tick by the "Open" icon and restarted LO Writer but I get the same results.
Any other suggestions?

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I have restarted LO Writer but with the same results. Any other suggestions?

nonnox15 gravatar imagenonnox15 ( 2017-01-25 15:45:06 +0100 )edit

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