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Bug 1431404 - .docx files have started extracting instead of opening when double-clicked
Summary: .docx files have started extracting instead of opening when double-clicked
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 1430928
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: nautilus
Version: 25
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Matthias Clasen
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2017-03-12 04:50 UTC by Robert Hancock
Modified: 2017-03-14 10:04 UTC (History)
9 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2017-03-14 10:04:32 UTC
Type: Bug

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Description Robert Hancock 2017-03-12 04:50:45 UTC
Description of problem:
Recently when double-clicking on docx files it has started defaulting to extracting the .zip contents of the document rather than opening it in LibreOffice. I'm not sure if this is a LibreOffice problem, but it's the only thing that has updated recently that seems likely to be relevant as far as I can tell.

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

How reproducible:
Every time

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Double-click a .docx file in Files (Nautilus)

Actual results:
Raw contents of .docx file are extracted into a folder

Expected results:
Document opens in LibreOffice

Additional info:
Under "Open With", it shows LibreOffice Writer as the default application but the top option when right-clicking the file, and the default when double-clicking, is still to extract it.

Comment 1 Caolan McNamara 2017-03-13 11:30:43 UTC
Works for me out of the box with libreoffice- and nautilus-3.22.3-1

Comment 2 Vincent Gournay 2017-03-14 02:06:40 UTC
I have the same problem. Maybe the file browser is looking at the mime type instead of the extension to find which application opens the file?
docx files contain a zip header

Comment 3 Caolan McNamara 2017-03-14 09:47:09 UTC
well, I can't reproduce it, lets move it to the application which is the one in question

Comment 4 Kalev Lember 2017-03-14 10:04:32 UTC
This regressed with gnome-autoar 0.2.1.

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 1430928 ***

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