Apache OpenOffice (AOO) Bugzilla – Full Text Issue Listing
|Summary:||File Open dialog does not support directory shortcuts.|
|Component:||ui||Assignee:||AOO issues mailing list <issues>|
|Status:||CONFIRMED ---||QA Contact:|
|Target Milestone:||AOO Later|
|Issue Type:||ENHANCEMENT||Latest Confirmation in:||---|
Description umbrook0 2004-04-01 17:40:01 UTC
I have a shortcut in My Documents directory, but if I select it via the OpenOffice.org quickstarter, it loads the lnk file into Writer instead of going to the directory. To Reproduce: 1. Go to your "My Documents" folder on Windows 2000. 2. Create a shortcut to some directory. 3. Double click on the QuickStarter icon in the system tray. 4. Double click on your shortcut. Actual Results: The ASCII import dialog comes up. If you hit okay, it loads the link file into Writer. Expected Results: The quickstarter switches to the desired directory. Additional Notes: I realise that the quick starter doesn't use a standard file dialog, but it should handle directory links. For example, I want to have shortcuts to different network directories inside My Documents, specifically to make it easier to get to my network files via the quickstarter.
Comment 1 thorsten.martens 2004-04-14 10:10:26 UTC
TM->HRO: As talked about.... please have a look.
Comment 2 hennes.rohling 2004-04-19 11:13:59 UTC
If you use the default system file dialog with OOo you should be able to open LNK files. Currently the internal file open dialog does not support that feature because LNK files are not a file system supported feature (like softlinks on UNIX) but a Windows Explorer proprietary file format. Though this can be fixed by a file dialog backend supporting Windows shell hirarchie and data file formats.
Comment 3 hennes.rohling 2004-04-22 16:35:55 UTC
Changed misleading title.
Comment 4 hennes.rohling 2004-05-24 17:53:03 UTC
Comment 5 phil_ 2008-01-09 09:59:23 UTC
This seems to be resolved, at least I cannot reproduce this with rel. 2.3.1 on Win XP pro. However, similar behavior occurs when trying to open a document via a link from the command line - see <http://user.services.openoffice.org/en/forum/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=1373>.
Comment 6 kai.sommerfeld 2009-10-19 15:31:48 UTC
mav: Something for you?