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Bug 1214896 - text/csv open in gedit instead of a spreadsheet by default
Summary: text/csv open in gedit instead of a spreadsheet by default
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: shared-mime-info
Version: rawhide
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Bastien Nocera
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2015-04-23 19:48 UTC by Caolan McNamara
Modified: 2015-08-01 02:27 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

Fixed In Version: shared-mime-info-1.4-6.fc22
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2015-04-27 10:19:50 UTC
Type: Bug

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Description Caolan McNamara 2015-04-23 19:48:18 UTC
Description of problem:
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get prompted to open in gedit instead of a spreadsheet

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
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Actual results:
Get prompted to open in gedit instead of a spreadsheet

Expected results:
Get prompted to open in calc

I seem to remember this "just working", pure chance, or poor memory, in f20 out of the box.

Comment 1 Rex Dieter 2015-04-23 20:46:17 UTC
What does this say?

rpm -q --whatprovides 'mimehandler(application/csv)'

In particular, gnome-mimeapps.list currently gives no preference for the 'application/csv' mimetype.

Comment 2 Rex Dieter 2015-04-24 00:04:18 UTC
For me,
$ rpm -q --whatprovides 'mimehandler(application/csv)'

So, if that's installed, it certainly should get used (in theory).

Comment 3 Caolan McNamara 2015-04-24 10:21:20 UTC
rpm -q --whatprovides 'mimehandler(application/csv)'

yeah, but it doesn't prompt in firefox for calc, just gedit. Similarly in nautilus it defaults to gedit, libreoffice is listed in "other applications" etc, but isn't the default

Comment 4 Bastien Nocera 2015-04-27 10:19:50 UTC
Fixed in rawhide. I won't be doing updates in other versions for such a small fix, as you can change the default for CSV files by going to the file properties in Files and selecting "Set as default".

Comment 5 Fedora Update System 2015-07-29 13:43:11 UTC
shared-mime-info-1.4-6.fc22 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 22.

Comment 6 Fedora Update System 2015-08-01 02:27:41 UTC
shared-mime-info-1.4-6.fc22 has been pushed to the Fedora 22 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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