[Users] Strange behaviour when trying to open .doc with Libreoffice
claws at thewildbeast.co.uk
Wed Apr 24 11:51:26 CEST 2013
On Wed, 24 Apr 2013 05:44:04 -0400
"clifflaine at europe.com" <clifflaine at europe.com> wrote:
> The following behaviour has started happening suddenly, with no
> alterations to CM.
> >From an email, I click on an attachment which is a .doc.
> The usual menu of of choices appear. I chose "Open with" and it
> offers me gedit. Libreoffice has disappeared from the menu
> available, so I manually type in libreoffice --writer '%U'
> Clicking then on OK, or Cancel, makes the dialogue box blink and
> vanish and return immediately. Nothing else happens, not can I do
> anything else in CM. Only Ctrl+Alt+Del will close Claws.
> Does anyone know why this should happen?
No. But first see if `libreoffice --writer` works from outside Claws.
If it does, start Claws with `claws-mail --debug` and look at the
debug output when trying to open the attachment.
Report back what you find if it's not enough for you to work out
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