[Users] libreoffice --writer '%U' doesn't open Libreoffice

Cliff Laine clifflaine at europe.com
Wed Jan 22 11:34:51 CET 2014

Dear All

In "external programs" I have Libreoffice set to open most text-based

When someone sends me a file to be opened in this way, clikcing on the
shortcuts l or o, most of the time, doesn't do anything. Sometimes,
however, I get the Librefoffice splashscreen for a moment, then it

I have tried removing the single quotes and changing the argument to
'%S' but still the same behaviour occurs.

From the command line, libreoffice --writer opens the program as

Is there anything obvious I could do to get LO to open text documents


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