[CentOS] CentOS 4 and OpenOffice

Fri Apr 29 21:35:28 UTC 2005
Johnny Hughes <mailing-lists at hughesjr.com>

On Fri, 2005-04-29 at 10:06 -0500, Robert wrote:
> Robert wrote:
> > Has anyone here replaced the openoffice.org packages with those that 
> > were distributed with FC3?  It's either that for me or simply 
> > scrapping CentOS in favor of FC3 (or even FC1).  I'm very surprised 
> > that I can find no reports regarding the impossibility of formatting 
> > multi-page spreadsheets to print properly.
> Answering my own question....
> Removing (rpm -e)
> openoffice.org-kde-1.1.2-18.6.EL4
> openoffice.org-i18n-1.1.2-18.6.EL4
> openoffice.org-1.1.2-18.6.EL4
> openoffice.org-libs-1.1.2-18.6.EL4
> and installing
> openoffice.org-1.1.2-10.i386.rpm
> openoffice.org-i18n-1.1.2-10.i386.rpm
> openoffice.org-kde-1.1.2-10.i386.rpm
> openoffice.org-libs-1.1.2-10.i386.rpm
> from the FC3 CDs (specifically CD 1,2 and 4) restored my ability to 
> print spreadsheets properly.  This was both on a test box, printing 
> across the network and on the machine I'm using at this moment. The fact 
> that both machines exhibited the same behavior using the .EL4 version 
> would seem to rule out some goofy install problem.  The fact that relief 
> was instant following the installation of the older files would seem to 
> rule out a "senior moment" on my part -- which was an open question in 
> my mind for some time.
> So, as far as usability, this is a case of "all's well that ends".  Yet, 
> it would be interesting to know if the OpenOffice.org developers let 
> such a glaring bug escape, if the bug was a RedHat enhancement, if 
> perhaps there was some unheralded error in the rebuild process or maybe 
> a download error here.


The latest version of OOo for CentOS-4 (openoffice.org-1.1.2-22.6.EL4)
spreadsheet prints fine for me ... not sure exactly what the error you
had was.
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