Bug swat: Recent Documents in LibreOffice

ONE of the bugs I’ve found with the new version of LibreOffice is that the Recent Documents entry in the File menu doesn’t work. Fortunately, I found a solution online that worked for me–at least in the Ubuntu version of the program.

To get Recent Documents working, simply delete the registrymodifications.xcu file in the hidden .config/libreoffice/3/user directory and run LibreOffice again. This created a new registrymodifications.xcu file – but this time, Recent Documents worked as advertised.

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  1. Paul says: - reply

    Hi Chin, I hope you reported this bug to LO. This way it can help maximum people. I think their website address to report bugs is: https://bugs.freedesktop.org/enter_bug.cgi?product=LibreOffice

    Thanks.

  2. chin says: - reply

    Hi Paul,
    I found the solution on a LibreOffice mailing list:
    http://listarchives.libreoffice.org/global/users/msg16880.html
    Also found it in Bugzilla, which tags the problem as fixed:
    https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=39026

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