How to move all custom autocorrect entries to new computer

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How to move all custom autocorrect entries to new computer

Postby doncell6 » Sun Jun 17, 2018 1:58 am

Running OpenOffice version 4.1.3 on Windows 7 Pro computer.
I purchased a new computer. I have many hundreds of autocorrect entries on my old computer.
How do I move these autocorrect entries to the new computer?
Version 4.3.7.2 on Windows 7 Pro
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Re: How to move all custom autocorrect entries to new comput

Postby RusselB » Sun Jun 17, 2018 2:25 am

I believe all you need to do is to copy your user profile from the old computer to the new one. Easily done with a USB stick.
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Re: How to move all custom autocorrect entries to new comput

Postby robleyd » Sun Jun 17, 2018 3:52 am

If you only want the auto-correct entries you can copy part of your profile. See [Tutorial]The OpenOffice User Profile for more information on what is stored where in your profile.

Note that the profile is OS independent; so if you move from say Windows to Mac you can still copy the profile, or part thereof, across.
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Re: How to move all custom autocorrect entries to new comput

Postby John_Ha » Sun Jun 17, 2018 10:10 am

1. Update AOO on the old PC
2. Install AOO on the new PC
3. Move the entire profile C:\Users\xxxxxx\AppData\Roaming\OpenOffice\4\user to the new PC.

AOO is now identical on both PCs.

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