[plug] Opening OpenOffice Files

Gavin Chester gavin.chester at gmail.com
Wed Mar 26 10:09:52 WST 2008

On Wed, 2008-03-26 at 09:48 +0900, Jason Posavec wrote:
> Hi All,
> I have an ongoing problem whenever I upgrade OpenOffice. I finally work 
> out what setting to change to make OOo files open underneath (or 
> minimised) other files that I open while the OOo file is loading. But 
> then an upgrade comes along, and I'm back to having the OOo file opening 
> over the top of any files I've opened while OOo is loading.
> Does anyone know where to change the setting in the current (2.3.0) 
> version to make it behave a little more politely?

Isn't this focus stealing behaviour a function of your window manager?
That being the case the answer to where to change it depends on what wm
you're using: kde, gnome, xfce, etc. Seems that OO.o asserts its own
setting over your wm - but I may be wrong.


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