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Why does the latest version of LibreOffice insist I save new documents in the Documents folder?

asked 2017-03-26 14:44:18 +0100

tomstuart gravatar image

I cannot navigate to the folder I want when I first save it. I have version 5.1.3.2. Should I re-install an older version? This was in Writer and in Base.

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(offtopic) emm... latest? current still is 5.2.6, and fresh if 5.3.1...

Mike Kaganski gravatar imageMike Kaganski ( 2017-03-26 19:51:11 +0100 )edit

Upgraded to 5.2.6.2. Problem unchanged.

tomstuart gravatar imagetomstuart ( 2017-03-27 16:45:17 +0100 )edit

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answered 2017-03-29 18:48:33 +0100

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Have your PATH settings been changed? On my Linux System system the settings are stored in TOOLS > OPTIONS > LIBREOFFICE > PATHS > MY DOCUMENTS. Change the path to point to your desired folder.

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answered 2017-03-29 17:35:04 +0100

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Use 'save as'. This is what I just tried select File->save as Near the top you'll find the default directory. Change that to be the directory where you want your file to go Type the name you want for your file in the box further down labeled File name. The default value is untitled 1.

This was on version 5.1.3.2 (Unix)

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