Issue 74597 - OOo should warn a restart is required after adding an extension for a new file type
Summary: OOo should warn a restart is required after adding an extension for a new fil...
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of issue 88692
Alias: None
Product: utilities
Classification: Unclassified
Component: code (show other issues)
Version: OOo 2.0.4
Hardware: All Windows, all
: P3 Trivial (vote)
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: tml
QA Contact: Unknown
Depends on:
Reported: 2007-02-16 11:01 UTC by tml
Modified: 2008-11-05 21:01 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

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small example-extension to show the problem... (5.60 KB, application/octet-stream)
2007-08-06 20:37 UTC, mci
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Description tml 2007-02-16 11:01:42 UTC
After using Tools:Package Manager to add an .oxt extension that adds support for
a new file type, immediately trying to open such a file fails, it is not
recognized, and the utterly confusing Filter Selection dialog pops up. OOo
should warn the user that a restart is needed. (Or alternatively, it should not
require a restart in the first place, but know how to handle this nicely and
Comment 1 Martin Hollmichel 2007-06-15 11:28:38 UTC
Comment 2 joachim.lingner 2007-06-25 10:58:22 UTC
Could you provide an extension with which I can reproduce this?
Comment 3 mci 2007-08-06 20:35:47 UTC
I'll add a small extension  which shows the problem...
After installing this extension you have to restart the Office to make the
toolbar and the menu appear in Writer and in Calc...
Toolbar: Library1
Menu:    Libraray1 (sorry for the typo...)
each has one item, which display a msgBox... that's all...

I used Paolo Mantovani BasicAddonBuilde to create the Extension...

adding jl to cc...
Comment 4 mci 2007-08-06 20:37:19 UTC
Created attachment 47349 [details]
small example-extension to show the problem...
Comment 5 mci 2007-08-06 20:38:27 UTC
to make sure JL is not angry with MCI I remove JL from CC... :)
Comment 6 mci 2007-08-06 20:38:56 UTC
I forgot to add MCI to CC... ;)
Comment 7 milek_pl 2008-10-16 09:41:24 UTC
This is a duplicate.

*** This issue has been marked as a duplicate of 88692 ***
Comment 8 Mechtilde 2008-11-05 21:01:11 UTC
close the duplicate