[Solved] Removing Extensions

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[Solved] Removing Extensions

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In my extensions manager I have loads of different dictionaries listed.
With normal extensions I can easily remove them but these have a padlock item against their description and I can't find any way of removing them.
Is it possible to remove all these dictionaries I don't want or am I fighting a losing battle?
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Just ignore them. They only come into play when their language is invoked.
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Or run OOo as admin to have the correct rights to remove them.
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How do I run as administrator - I just turn the computer on and use the programs and have never tried to do that.
Windows 7 by the way.
Also it is LibreOffice so I assume your comment still applies?
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Hi,

- close LibO and go to the folder of the unpacked installation files
- right-click on libreoffice33.msi
- choose install, wait some seconds...
- the install wizard will propose to change, to repair or to uninstall/remove the program
- choose Change
- select Optional components
- then select Dictionaries
- deselect all unwanted dictionaries → X
- Continue...

(I'm afraid, my install wizard doesn't speak English) ;)
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Ah. Was pretty sure it was LibO! In that case, you can also directly remove the extensions folders that are in the Program Files/LibreOffice/share/extensions.

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Re: [Solved] Removing Extensions

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Thanks that was the easiest way to do it!
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Hagar de l'Est wrote:[...] In that case, you can also directly remove the extensions folders that are in the Program Files/LibreOffice/share/extensions. [...]
At a first look: that seems to work.
But the registered dictionaries.xcu still exists (tested with the Italian dictonaries).
At the moment, I don't know whether that will bring problems.

Installed Italian dictionaries extension
it_dictionaries.xcu_prereg.png
Removed Italian dictionaries extension
it_dictionaries.xcu_prereg_2.png
<...\LibreOffice 3\share\prereg\bundled\registry\com.sun.star.comp.deployment.configuration.PackageRegistryBackend\38.tmp_\dictionaries.xcu>

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<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<oor:component-data xmlns:oor="http://openoffice.org/2001/registry" xmlns:xs="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema" oor:name="Linguistic" oor:package="org.openoffice.Office">
 <node oor:name="ServiceManager">
    <node oor:name="Dictionaries">
        <node oor:name="HunSpellDic_it-IT" oor:op="fuse">
            <prop oor:name="Locations" oor:type="oor:string-list">
                <value>vnd.sun.star.expand:$BUNDLED_EXTENSIONS/dict-it/it_IT.aff vnd.sun.star.expand:$BUNDLED_EXTENSIONS/dict-it/it_IT.dic</value>
            </prop>
            <prop oor:name="Format" oor:type="xs:string">
                <value>DICT_SPELL</value>
            </prop>
            <prop oor:name="Locales" oor:type="oor:string-list">
                <value>it-IT</value>
            </prop>
        </node>
        <node oor:name="HyphDic_it-IT" oor:op="fuse">
            <prop oor:name="Locations" oor:type="oor:string-list">
                <value>vnd.sun.star.expand:$BUNDLED_EXTENSIONS/dict-it/hyph_it_IT.dic</value>
            </prop>
            <prop oor:name="Format" oor:type="xs:string">
                <value>DICT_HYPH</value>
            </prop>
            <prop oor:name="Locales" oor:type="oor:string-list">
                <value>it-IT</value>
            </prop>
        </node>
        <node oor:name="ThesDic_it-IT" oor:op="fuse">
            <prop oor:name="Locations" oor:type="oor:string-list">
                <value>vnd.sun.star.expand:$BUNDLED_EXTENSIONS/dict-it/th_it_IT_v2.dat</value>
            </prop>
            <prop oor:name="Format" oor:type="xs:string">
                <value>DICT_THES</value>
            </prop>
            <prop oor:name="Locales" oor:type="oor:string-list">
                <value>it-IT</value>
            </prop>
       </node>
    </node>
 </node>
</oor:component-data>
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I'd started investigating the LibO structure for languages but have installed xubuntu 10.10 since and haven't continued in fact. I've not yet fully understood how it works. It seems different from OOo 3.x and less obvious...
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We will figure it out--someday... ;)
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