Bug 48361 - Install: Custom Install or Modify: Associate Microsoft Office Files should reflect current setting
Summary: Install: Custom Install or Modify: Associate Microsoft Office Files should re...
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Installation (show other bugs)
Version:
(earliest affected)
3.5.2 release
Hardware: x86 (IA32) Windows (All)
: medium normal
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: 109533 147635 (view as bug list)
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Blocks: Win-Installer-MAB
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Reported: 2012-04-05 18:39 UTC by Daniel Chung
Modified: 2022-02-24 12:15 UTC (History)
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Description Daniel Chung 2012-04-05 18:39:29 UTC
Operating System: Microsoft Windows XP (have not tried Windows 7)
Language: Chinese (complex, also called traditional)
LibreOffice version: 3.5.1 or 3.5.2 (see below)
Language: Chinese (complex, also called traditional)

By default, installation associates Microsoft Office files to LibreOffice.
But the following happens.

A. MODIFY (operated on 3.5.1)

1. Install LibreOffice 3.5.1 by selecting "default", to completeness.
   You see that Microsoft Office files
   are associated to LibreOffice by default.

2. Go to: Control Panel > Add/Remove Software > LibreOffice > Modify >
   keep pressing Next until you see Associate Microsoft Office.

3. PROBLEM: The above checkboxes are not checked.

4. EXPECTATION: The above checkboxes should be checked, because the current
   setting is that they are associated.  In fact, while doing Modify,
   all displayed settings should reflect their current state.

B. CUSTOM INSTALL (operated on 3.5.2)

1. Install LibreOffice 3.5.2 by selecting "custom".

2. Keep pressing Next until you see Associate Microsoft Office.

3. PROBLEM: The above checkboxes are not checked.

4. EXPECTATION: The above checkboxes should be checked, because the default
   setting is that they are associated.  In fact, while doing Custom Install,
   all displayed settings should reflect the default selections.

Thanks.

Qiyao
Comment 1 Timur 2013-03-06 11:18:34 UTC
Please see my comment at https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=60714#c5
I recommend it be further tested and marked as WONTFIX.
Comment 2 V Stuart Foote 2013-03-06 15:56:54 UTC
Adding to bug 41884 for tracking.

Zhong Qiyao, have you continued to experience this specific behavior on subsequent installations in the 3.6 and 4.0 builds?
Comment 3 Kevin Suo 2014-05-28 02:42:44 UTC
(In reply to comment #0)

I can confirm the bug behaviour in libreoffice 4.2.4.2 and 4.3.0 beta1, windows XP SP3. File association is not reflecting the current status in Windows Installer.

In both 4.2.4.2 and 4.3.0 beta 1, "Microsoft Excel" is not checked by default (all other file types are checked). When I modified the installation settings to have "Microsoft Excel" be associated, then when you check it again in the modify installation window "Microsoft Excel" is still unchecked.
Comment 4 QA Administrators 2015-06-08 14:41:38 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 5 QA Administrators 2016-09-20 10:00:38 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 6 Timur 2018-02-28 13:59:16 UTC
*** Bug 109533 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 7 Zineta 2018-03-09 13:59:01 UTC
I can also confirm in:
LO 3.5.1  LO 3.7 Win XP 
LO 5.3.7.2 WIN 7
LO 6.0.2.1 Win 7 checked only MS PPoint and MS Visio Documents ,
after modify Word and Excel don't remain checked.
Comment 8 QA Administrators 2019-03-10 03:20:36 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 9 QA Administrators 2021-03-10 04:04:15 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 10 Timur 2022-02-24 12:15:53 UTC
*** Bug 147635 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***