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solanus
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OpenOfficePortable.exe launcher does not appear in PAM

I noticed that the OpenOfficePortable.exe launcher does not appear in PAM in the new version.
While some may like that, I prefer to just use that, and move all the individual mini-launchers to another folder (to keep them out of PAM).
I've always thought the mini-launchers were kind of redundant, and take up valuable real estate in PAM:
Since OOo is essentially a single app, I would rather just open the main app, and then choose "New..." whatever I want.

Is this by design or accident?

I guess I could just leave one of the mini-launchers (e.g. OpenOfficeWriterPortable.exe) and do the same thing...
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That is by design. I created

That is by design. I created a Simple launcher in AutoIt that would run the oo launcher.

(Source included although there is not much code there. Public Domain)
http://www.mediafire.com/?8hi3x9t4uci

Just drop the executable into the OpenOfficePortable folder in addition to the official launcher.

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Thanks -

I'll check it out, in anticipation of the official release of the new PAM, which I hope will allow better customization of which exe files appear in PAM.
Yeah, I know there are a lot of mods out there, and maybe one can do this, but frankly, there are too many, and I'd rather wait for JTH's official releases (and betas)

I've quite a few non-PAF apps (mostly from www.portablefreeware.com), and I've had fairly good success simply making a subdirectory of each app directory, and dropping unused exes into it. So far it hasn't broken anything
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