Uninstalling NeoOffice

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-We recognize that NeoOffice may not be a solution for everyone. NeoOffice is also extremely easy to uninstall. +'''Note:''' it is not necessary to uninstall the previous version of NeoOffice before installing a new version. The new version of NeoOffice will install over an existing NeoOffice installation.
-''Note that it is not necessary to uninstall the previous version of NeoOffice before installing the new version; installation will simply replace the old version of the application, often preserving added items, and new versions generally are able to import preferences from the previous version, if they are present.'' +==Uninstall the NeoOffice application==
-===Uninstalling NeoOffice 2.2.x ===+To uninstall the NeoOffice application, just drag NeoOffice from the <tt>/Applications</tt> folder from the Finder into the Trash and empty the Trash.
-# Drag the '''NeoOffice''' application from the <tt>Applications</tt> folder to the Trash.+==Remove all folders that contain your NeoOffice user preferences, macros, and extensions==
-# Drag the <tt>NeoOffice-2.2</tt> folder from your user's <tt>Preferences</tt> folder (inside the user's <tt>Library</tt> folder) into the Trash.+
-#* If you upgraded from NeoOfffice/J 1.1, NeoOffice 1.2.x, or NeoOffice 2.0 Alpha or Aqua Beta, that version's preferences were left in place so that NeoOffice 2.2.x could import them; see step 2 of the “Uninstalling NeoOffice 2.1”, “Uninstalling NeoOffice 2.0 Aqua Beta”, “Uninstalling NeoOffice 1.2.2” or “Uninstalling NeoOffice/J 1.1” instructions for their location.+
-# Drag the '''org.neooffice.neooffice.plist''' file from your user's <tt>Preferences</tt> folder (inside the user's <tt>Library</tt> folder) into the Trash.+
-# Drag the '''NeoOffice.pkg''' file from the <tt>/Library/Receipts</tt> folder into the Trash.+
-Everything installed or created by NeoOffice itself is now in the Trash and can be deleted. '''Be sure to empty the Trash''', or when double-clicking on a document that would have opened in NeoOffice, Mac OS X will try to open the copy of NeoOffice in the Trash and display a meaningless error. (Note that you may not be able to fully empty all parts of NeoOffice from the Trash until after a reboot as Mac OS X holds on to the custom fonts that NeoOffice uses and which live inside the NeoOffice application.)+If you want to remove all folders that contain your NeoOffice user preferences, macros, and extensions, use the following steps:
-If you also have a version of OpenOffice.org installed, NeoOffice is completely separate, and deleting one will have no effect on the other.+===NeoOffice Classic Edition===
-===Uninstalling NeoOffice 2.1 ===+# In the Finder, select the {{prefName|Go}} > {{prefName|Go to Folder}} menu. In the dialog that appears, enter <tt>~/Library/Preferences</tt> and press the {{Button|Go}} button. In the folder that appears, drag the following files and folders to the Trash:
 +## All folders with a name starting with <tt>NeoOffice</tt>
 +## All files with a name starting with <tt>org.neooffice.Neoffice.</tt>
 +# In the Finder, select the {{prefName|Go}} > {{prefName|Go to Folder}} menu. In the dialog that appears, enter <tt>~/Library/Application Support</tt> and press the {{Button|Go}} button. In the folder that appears, drag the following files and folders to the Trash:
 +## All folders with a name starting with <tt>NeoOffice</tt>
 +# In the Finder, select the {{prefName|Go}} > {{prefName|Go to Folder}} menu. In the dialog that appears, enter <tt>~/Library/Caches</tt> and press the {{Button|Go}} button. In the folder that appears, drag the following files and folders to the Trash:
 +## The folder with the name <tt>soffice.bin</tt>
 +# Empty the Trash
-# Drag the '''NeoOffice''' application from the <tt>Applications</tt> folder to the Trash. 
-# Drag the <tt>NeoOffice-2.1</tt> folder from your user's <tt>Preferences</tt> folder (inside the user's <tt>Library</tt> folder) into the Trash. 
-#* If you upgraded from NeoOfffice/J 1.1, NeoOffice 1.2.x, or NeoOffice 2.0 Alpha or Aqua Beta, that version's preferences were left in place so that NeoOffice 2.1 could import them; see step 2 of the “Uninstalling NeoOffice 2.0 Aqua Beta”, “Uninstalling NeoOffice 1.2.2” or “Uninstalling NeoOffice/J 1.1” instructions for their location. 
-# Drag the '''org.neooffice.neooffice.plist''' file from your user's <tt>Preferences</tt> folder (inside the user's <tt>Library</tt> folder) into the Trash. 
-# Drag the '''NeoOffice.pkg''' file from the <tt>/Library/Receipts</tt> folder into the Trash. 
- 
-Everything installed or created by NeoOffice itself is now in the Trash and can be deleted. '''Be sure to empty the Trash''', or when double-clicking on a document that would have opened in NeoOffice, Mac OS X will try to open the copy of NeoOffice in the Trash and display a meaningless error. 
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-If you also have a version of OpenOffice.org installed, NeoOffice is completely separate, and deleting one will have no effect on the other. 
- 
-===Uninstalling NeoOffice 2.0 Aqua Beta === 
- 
-# Drag the '''NeoOffice''' application from the <tt>Applications</tt> folder to the Trash. 
-# Drag the <tt>NeoOffice-2.x</tt> folder from your user's <tt>Preferences</tt> folder (inside the user's <tt>Library</tt> folder) into the Trash. 
-#* If you upgraded from NeoOfffice/J 1.1 or NeoOffice 1.2.x, that version's preferences were left in place so that NeoOffice 2.0 could import them; see step 2 of the “Uninstalling NeoOffice 1.2.2” or “Uninstalling NeoOffice/J 1.1” instructions for their location. 
-# Drag the '''org.neooffice.neooffice.plist''' file from your user's <tt>Preferences</tt> folder (inside the user's <tt>Library</tt> folder) into the Trash. 
-# Drag the '''NeoOffice.pkg''' file from the <tt>/Library/Receipts</tt> folder into the Trash. 
- 
-Everything installed or created by NeoOffice itself is now in the Trash and can be deleted. '''Be sure to empty the Trash''', or when double-clicking on a document that would have opened in NeoOffice, Mac OS X will try to open the copy of NeoOffice in the Trash and display a meaningless error. 
- 
-If you also have a version of OpenOffice.org installed, NeoOffice is completely separate, and deleting one will have no effect on the other. 
- 
-===Uninstalling NeoOffice 1.2.2=== 
- 
-# Drag the '''NeoOffice''' application from the <tt>Applications</tt> folder to the Trash. 
-# Drag the <tt>NeoOffice-1.x</tt> folder from your user's <tt>Preferences</tt> folder (inside the user's <tt>Library</tt> folder) into the Trash. 
-#* If you upgraded from NeoOfffice/J 1.1, that version's preferences were left in Trash so that NeoOffice 1.2 could import them; see step 2 of the “Uninstalling NeoOffice/J 1.1” instructions for their location. 
-# Drag the '''org.neooffice.neooffice.plist''' file from your user's <tt>Preferences</tt> folder (inside the user's <tt>Library</tt> folder) into the Trash. 
-# Drag the '''NeoOffice.pkg''' file from the <tt>/Library/Receipts</tt> folder into the Trash. 
- 
-Everything installed or created by NeoOffice itself is now in the Trash and can be deleted. '''Be sure to empty the Trash''', or when double-clicking on a document that would have opened in NeoOffice, Mac OS X will try to open the copy of NeoOffice in the Trash and display a meaningless error. 
- 
-If you also have a version of OpenOffice.org installed, NeoOffice is completely separate, and deleting one will have no effect on the other. 
- 
-===Uninstalling NeoOffice/J 1.1=== 
- 
-''If you want to uninstall NeoOffice/J 1.1 after installing a version of NeoOffice 1.2, be sure to launch the version of NeoOffice 1.2 one time before deleting all of the NeoOffice/J 1.1 files, as NeoOffice 1.2 will read and import your existing NeoOffice/J 1.1 preferences and save you the effort of recreating them.'' 
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-# Drag the '''NeoOfficeJ''' application from the <tt>Applications</tt> folder to the Trash. 
-# Drag the <tt>NeoOfficeJ-1.1</tt> folder from your user's <tt>Library</tt> folder into the Trash. 
-# Drag the '''org.neooffice.neojava.plist''' file from your user's <tt>Preferences</tt> folder (inside the user's <tt>Library</tt> folder) into the Trash. 
-# Drag the '''opens___.ttf''' and various "Vera" ('''Vera.ttf''', '''VeraBd.ttf''', etc.) fonts from your user's <tt>Fonts</tt> folder (inside the user's <tt>Library</tt> folder) into the Trash. 
-# Drag the '''NeoOfficeJ.pkg''' file from the <tt>/Library/Receipts</tt> folder into the Trash. 
- 
-Everything installed or created by NeoOffice/J is now in the Trash and can be deleted. '''Be sure to empty the Trash''', or when double-clicking on a document that would have opened in NeoOffice/J, Mac OS X will try to open the copy of NeoOffice/J in the Trash and display a meaningless error. 
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-If you also have a version of OpenOffice.org installed, NeoOffice/J is completely separate, and deleting one will have no effect on the other. 
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-{{botlangbarEN|[[Fr:Instructions_de_désinstallation_de_NeoOffice|Français]] [[It:Disinstallare_NeoOffice|Italiano]]}} 
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Revision as of 00:38, 16 September 2015

Note: it is not necessary to uninstall the previous version of NeoOffice before installing a new version. The new version of NeoOffice will install over an existing NeoOffice installation.

Uninstall the NeoOffice application

To uninstall the NeoOffice application, just drag NeoOffice from the /Applications folder from the Finder into the Trash and empty the Trash.

Remove all folders that contain your NeoOffice user preferences, macros, and extensions

If you want to remove all folders that contain your NeoOffice user preferences, macros, and extensions, use the following steps:

NeoOffice Classic Edition

  1. In the Finder, select the Go > Go to Folder menu. In the dialog that appears, enter ~/Library/Preferences and press the Go button. In the folder that appears, drag the following files and folders to the Trash:
    1. All folders with a name starting with NeoOffice
    2. All files with a name starting with org.neooffice.Neoffice.
  2. In the Finder, select the Go > Go to Folder menu. In the dialog that appears, enter ~/Library/Application Support and press the Go button. In the folder that appears, drag the following files and folders to the Trash:
    1. All folders with a name starting with NeoOffice
  3. In the Finder, select the Go > Go to Folder menu. In the dialog that appears, enter ~/Library/Caches and press the Go button. In the folder that appears, drag the following files and folders to the Trash:
    1. The folder with the name soffice.bin
  4. Empty the Trash
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