Bug 98001 - File/New, Recent documents, Wizards cannot be disabled
Summary: File/New, Recent documents, Wizards cannot be disabled
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: framework (show other bugs)
(earliest affected)
Hardware: All All
: medium normal
Assignee: Not Assigned
Whiteboard: target:5.0.6
Depends on:
Reported: 2016-02-19 10:03 UTC by Oliver Specht (CIB)
Modified: 2019-12-03 14:57 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

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Crash report or crash signature:

example to disable menu commands (12.84 KB, application/vnd.oasis.opendocument.text)
2016-02-19 10:03 UTC, Oliver Specht (CIB)

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Description Oliver Specht (CIB) 2016-02-19 10:03:12 UTC
Created attachment 122793 [details]
example to disable menu commands

With interception of commands it is possible to disable actions via UNO API.
This can be achieved via the interface com::sun::star::frame::XDispatchProviderInterception

This works for almost all commands but not for those that get a sub menu added programmatically in the framwork module.

The button "Intercept menu entries" in the attached document disables commands related to the following menu entries.

Window/New Window

File/Recent Documents

While the first one is actually disabled, the others are not. Please note that the toolbox button executing 'New' _is_ disabled.

With the button "Undo changes" the interceptor is removed.
Comment 1 Oliver Specht (CIB) 2016-02-19 10:30:57 UTC
This already fixed in master with commit a6e8910a3c5d33e671a13559438b7228596b8bca
Comment 2 Commit Notification 2016-02-19 12:16:47 UTC
Oliver Specht committed a patch related to this issue.
It has been pushed to "libreoffice-5-0":


tdf#98001: allow disabling file/new, wizards, recent documents menu entries

It will be available in 5.0.6.

The patch should be included in the daily builds available at
http://dev-builds.libreoffice.org/daily/ in the next 24-48 hours. More
information about daily builds can be found at:

Affected users are encouraged to test the fix and report feedback.
Comment 3 raal 2016-03-18 22:25:39 UTC
Oliver, what versions 5.1 and 5.2?
Comment 4 Aron Budea 2016-06-29 02:28:17 UTC
So, it seems to work in, but not in, so it's not yet in 5.1.
I also noticed in, File->New doesn't get enabled after Undo, not sure why that is.
Comment 5 Xisco Faulí 2016-09-15 22:43:19 UTC
Is this bug fixed?
If so, could you please close it as RESOLVED FIXED?
Comment 6 Aron Budea 2016-09-19 23:09:18 UTC
Not sure what's going on inside, but undo still doesn't enable File -> New and File -> Wizards. That doesn't seem to be okay... or is it?
Comment 7 QA Administrators 2017-12-01 11:55:08 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 8 QA Administrators 2019-12-03 14:57:46 UTC
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