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cheeryble

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Feb 1, 2008
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I have a spreadsheet I have been updating occasionally on my Air for years.

I just went to open it got a notice saying OpenOffice is from an unidentified developer........and my Security Prefs state i only accept Mac App store and identified developers.

How do i get it back open and running?

THanx!
 

Morpheo

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I have a spreadsheet I have been updating occasionally on my Air for years.

I just went to open it got a notice saying OpenOffice is from an unidentified developer........and my Security Prefs state i only accept Mac App store and identified developers.

How do i get it back open and running?

THanx!


You need to allow apps "from anywhere" in your security preferences.
 

NoBoMac

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Jul 1, 2014
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Or simply, ctrl/right-click the app and click "Open". You will get the "Are you sure?" dialog. Gatekeeper will remember the exemption.

Also might want to look at getting latest version of OpenOffice: that version might be signed, and has security fixes.

LibreOffice is signed, if I recall correctly.
 

cheeryble

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Feb 1, 2008
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Thanks for the help all
Indeed I discovered that one can control click open, and it just asks for a name I think just to label docs in OO.
Then clicked the old file in spotlight and it came open as hoped.
Have a nice day....
 
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