[kdepim-users] Where to set application details

Ingo Klöcker kloecker at kde.org
Tue Jan 19 18:58:17 GMT 2010

On Tuesday 19 January 2010, Werner Joss wrote:
> Am Tuesday 19 January 2010 17:56:07 schrieb bill purvis:
> > I've recently tried to open some Word documents which arrived as
> > attachments to an email. When I click on them kmail pops up a
> > dialog window suggesting I might like to open this with OpeOffice
> > 1.1.4! I'm currently running OpenOffice 3.1, so when I click on
> > this button nothing happens. I can't find anywhere in
> > Settings->configure Kmail where this sort of thing is set up, and
> > I've not found any references in the ~/.kde/share/apps/kmail
> > directory. Can anyone tell me how to change these links?
> System Settings > Advanced > File associations

AFAIK personal adjustments made to the file associations are stored in 
~/.kde/share/applnk (or maybe nowadays they are stored somewhere in the 
desktop neutral ~/.local/share/applications). I guess there's an 
obsolete desktop file which references OpenOffice 1.1.4. Simply delete 

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