OpenOffice.org 2.4 on Mac OS X [Update: now available]

The release of OpenOffice.org 2.4 (X11 version) is a little behind the other platforms due to a lack of resources in the QA process, as many of the resources have been placed on the upcoming aqua version. It will be another few days to week before they are available on the mirrors and the Mac… Continue reading OpenOffice.org 2.4 on Mac OS X [Update: now available]

iLife Browser in Leopard’s open dialogs

In Leopard, if the developer allows certain types of file to be opened, then you get a free iLife browser in the file open dialog. This applies to OpenOffice.org aqua on Leopard too. As the X11 version of OpenOffice.org doesn’t have a native filepicker, this won’t be available there. Find a screenshot below. ¬† Those… Continue reading iLife Browser in Leopard’s open dialogs

Mac OS X OpenOffice.org file naming scheme

Bruce has mentioned that he didn’t understand the files on the good-day server in a comment to a prior blog post. I’ll try to make this as simple as possible for end users to understand using the following example: OOo_SRC680_m237_MacOSXIntel_AQUA_install_en-US.dmg This can be broken down into several smaller chunks _ is used as a separator:… Continue reading Mac OS X OpenOffice.org file naming scheme

Carbon Apps produce preference files without developers doing anything

This evening I was speaking to Yvan Barth√©lemy (ybart on IRC) over IRC, when he pointed out something interesting about the preferences for the Aqua port. Even so the aqua port hasn’t specifically done anything to do so, Mac OS X has created the preferences file org.openoffice.script.plist. This contains information such as the last used… Continue reading Carbon Apps produce preference files without developers doing anything