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make openoffice portable the default app for openoffice documents

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besonen
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make openoffice portable the default app for openoffice documents

is there a quick way of making openoffice portable the default application that gets called when openoffice (and microsoft office) documents are opened?

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david

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nope

PortableApps are sopposed to be run from a removable drive. Thus, its ghard to integrate them into the system. I believe there are some workarounds/hacks in the forums, but I havent tried any of them.

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which threads

i've looked for (and have not found) forum threads that have information about making openoffice portable the default app.

can someone point me in the direction of any of these threads?

thanks,
david

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Portable File Associator

Try Portable File Associator: https://portableapps.com/node/15583

It might be what you're looking for.

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Windows 7 just works

On Windows 7 at least, I simply try to open any Office file (doc/xls/ppt) and choose "Open with..." then "Browse" for more applications, browse to the PortableApps folder and select the appropriate exe for that file extension and when the USB drive is plugged in Windows remembers and opens with OpenOffice, if the drive is out it prompts for a program to open the file with again until the drive is inserted once more.

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