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open files with Open Office

plscarlett
Explorer | Level 3

hi, I have a new windows 10 computer and have saved files in dropbox that I want to open with Open Office but they open in Microsoft Office. How do I alter the default settings.

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Re: open files with Open Office

Elixir
Super User

Hello @plscarlett, are you trying to open from Windows Explorer? You can set the default app to Open Office for word (or other office documents) documents. 

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In the next step, select Open Office, and check the box: Always use this app to open .docx files. 

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Re: open files with Open Office

Elixir
Super User

Hello @plscarlett, are you trying to open from Windows Explorer? You can set the default app to Open Office for word (or other office documents) documents. 

Untitled.png

In the next step, select Open Office, and check the box: Always use this app to open .docx files. 

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