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.
-===Uninstalling NeoOffice 2.0 Aqua Beta ===+==Uninstall the NeoOffice application==
-# Drag the '''NeoOffice''' application from the <tt>Applications</tt> folder to the Trash.+To uninstall the NeoOffice application, go to the Finder and drag NeoOffice from the <tt class="notranslate">/Applications</tt> folder to the Trash and empty 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.+==Remove all folders that contain your NeoOffice user preferences, macros, and extensions==
-If you also have a version of OpenOffice.org installed, NeoOffice is completely separate, and deleting one will have no effect on the other.+If you want to remove all folders that contain your NeoOffice user preferences, macros, and extensions, use the following steps:
-===Uninstalling NeoOffice 1.2.2===+===NeoOffice Classic Edition===
-# Drag the '''NeoOffice''' application from the <tt>Applications</tt> folder to the Trash.+# In the Finder, select the {{prefName|Go}} > {{prefName|Go to Folder}} menu. In the dialog that appears, enter <tt class="notranslate">~/Library/Preferences</tt> and press the {{Button|Go}} button. In the folder that appears, drag the following files and folders 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.+## All folders with a name starting with <tt class="notranslate">NeoOffice</tt>
-#* 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.+## All files with a name starting with <tt class="notranslate">org.neooffice.Neoffice.</tt>
-# 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.+# In the Finder, select the {{prefName|Go}} > {{prefName|Go to Folder}} menu. In the dialog that appears, enter <tt class="notranslate">~/Library/Application Support</tt> and press the {{Button|Go}} button. In the folder that appears, drag the following files and folders to the Trash:
-# Drag the '''NeoOffice.pkg''' file from the <tt>/Library/Receipts</tt> folder into the Trash.+## All folders with a name starting with <tt class="notranslate">NeoOffice</tt>
 +# In the Finder, select the {{prefName|Go}} > {{prefName|Go to Folder}} menu. In the dialog that appears, enter <tt class="notranslate">~/Library/Caches</tt> and press the {{Button|Go}} button. In the folder that appears, drag the following files and folders to the Trash:
 +## If it exists, the <tt class="notranslate">soffice.bin</tt> folder
 +## If it exists, the <tt class="notranslate">org.neooffice.NeoOffice</tt> folder
 +# Empty 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.+===NeoOffice from the Mac App Store and NeoOffice Viewer===
-If you also have a version of OpenOffice.org installed, NeoOffice is completely separate, and deleting one will have no effect on the other.+# In the Finder, select the {{prefName|Go}} > {{prefName|Go to Folder}} menu. In the dialog that appears, enter <tt class="notranslate">~/Library/Containers/org.neooffice.NeoOfficeSecureEdition/Data/Library/Preferences</tt> and press the {{Button|Go}} button. In the folder that appears, drag the following files and folders to the Trash:
 +## The <tt class="notranslate">NeoOfficeSecureEdition</tt> folder
 +## All files with a name starting with <tt class="notranslate">org.neooffice.NeofficeSecureEdition.</tt>
 +# In the Finder, select the {{prefName|Go}} > {{prefName|Go to Folder}} menu. In the dialog that appears, enter <tt class="notranslate">~/Library/Containers/org.neooffice.NeoOfficeSecureEdition/Data/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 class="notranslate">NeoOffice</tt>
 +# In the Finder, select the {{prefName|Go}} > {{prefName|Go to Folder}} menu. In the dialog that appears, enter <tt class="notranslate">~/Library/Containers/org.neooffice.NeoOfficeSecureEdition/Data/Library/Caches</tt> and press the {{Button|Go}} button. In the folder that appears, drag the following files and folders to the Trash:
 +## If it exists, the <tt class="notranslate">org.neooffice.NeoOfficeSecureEdition</tt> folder
 +# Empty the Trash
-===Uninstalling NeoOffice/J 1.1=== 
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-''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, 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/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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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.

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[edit] Uninstall the NeoOffice application

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

[edit] 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:

[edit] 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. If it exists, the soffice.bin folder
    2. If it exists, the org.neooffice.NeoOffice folder
  4. Empty the Trash

[edit] NeoOffice from the Mac App Store and NeoOffice Viewer

  1. In the Finder, select the Go > Go to Folder menu. In the dialog that appears, enter ~/Library/Containers/org.neooffice.NeoOfficeSecureEdition/Data/Library/Preferences and press the Go button. In the folder that appears, drag the following files and folders to the Trash:
    1. The NeoOfficeSecureEdition folder
    2. All files with a name starting with org.neooffice.NeofficeSecureEdition.
  2. In the Finder, select the Go > Go to Folder menu. In the dialog that appears, enter ~/Library/Containers/org.neooffice.NeoOfficeSecureEdition/Data/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/Containers/org.neooffice.NeoOfficeSecureEdition/Data/Library/Caches and press the Go button. In the folder that appears, drag the following files and folders to the Trash:
    1. If it exists, the org.neooffice.NeoOfficeSecureEdition folder
  4. Empty the Trash
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