I have just started using portable apps this week, but have been using Open Office on my PC some some time. Today they announced a new version (2.2.0) which I have uploaded to my desktop machine.
Yesterday i installed the current portable version onto my flash drive via Portable Apps menu, and when I used that this afternoon I got a message saying a later version is available, this being the new 2.2.0 version according to the OO web site.
What I am not sure about is whether I can use the downloaded installer on my desktop to put this new version onto my flash drive, or whether I have to wait for PortableApps.com to add a compatible portable version to their applications menu. If I do have to wait does anybody know how long it will be before the new version appears.
Only Firefox and Thunderbird can be updated with the built-in update mechanism. The safest/best/easiest thing is to wait for John's release.
Especially now, as the new version of OOO will (hopefully) suppport "Java Portable™". (Java on-the-go)
"Physics is like sex. Sure, it may give some practical results, but that's not why we do it." - Richard P. Feynman
"What about Love?" - "Overrated. Biochemically no different than eating large quantities of chocolate." - Al Pacino in The Devils Advocate
The new Portable Version is nearly ready to go, we wait for Johns OK for the new Launcher with Java-Support.
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Great news! I can't wait to see it.
Thanks for the heads up.