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Openoffice on Apple's X11
Authored by: pnarzem on Jan 10, '03 11:57:22AM

I don't know about you but Openoffice did work with Apple's X11. I ran it from the command line according to the instructions and it was alot faster than the provided AppleScript. The AppleScript asked where my XDarwin was. since I deleted it I pointed it to X11 and it eventually came up.

I built my own bourne shell script and ran openoffice and it came up in seconds. I then added the script to the application in the quartz window manager and now I click away to bring up the apps.



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Openoffice on Apple's X11
Authored by: lamon on Jan 10, '03 12:24:13PM

For me, The latest OpenOffice seems to work (or al least launch without any problem).

Just one thing, if you are using an international keyboard, Sing Ouroboros/XDarwin manages a correct keymap, you can do

xmodmap -pke > ~/.Xmodmap

while in XDarwin
and add

xmodmap .Xmodmap
exec quartz-wm

in your .xinitrc to have your (French in my case) keyboard back.



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Openoffice on Apple's X11
Authored by: ClarkGoble on Jan 10, '03 05:34:07PM

I think they may have fixed it. There were problems with the final beta of OpenOffice. I had a version from a few weeks earlier that worked fine as well. I believe that the problem was primarily with the auto launcher. The way of starting it I mentioned should work with all versions.

To get the fonts to work properly you have to run the Fondu utility. (I just submitted a hint on doing that)



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Openoffice on Apple's X11
Authored by: shawny on Jan 10, '03 07:11:44PM

Actually, no. I'm running the final beta and it works just fine with X11.



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