[kdepim-users] Where to set application details
bill at billp.org
Wed Jan 20 15:47:53 GMT 2010
On Tuesday 19 January 2010, Ingo Klöcker wrote:
> On Tuesday 19 January 2010, bill purvis wrote:
> > On Tuesday 19 January 2010, Ingo Klöcker wrote:
> > > 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 it.
> > Many thanks for the suggestion!
> > Hmmm, I've now scanned through all my hidden files (.??*) using find
> > and scanning for OpenOffice1.1.4 and removed all instance that were
> > revealed. Also scanned /etc and /usr/share in the same manner and can
> > find no references to it, but still it comes up with the same
> > message.
> > Any further ideas?
> The information might still be cached. Run kbuildsycoca4 to rebuild the
> system configuration cache.
> If that doesn't help then I'm out of ideas.
kbuildsycoca4 isn't on my system. I'm running under Gnome (but prefer kmail
Where would this cache be?
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