How do I delete one item from the list of 10 "recent documents" in LibreOffice Writer?
It seems there should be an easy, built-in way of doing this, but there's not (yet?). LibreOffice is now storing user settings and Recent_Documents history in one file. On my system it is:
It is an xml document, and extracting the history of just one document is not straight forward.
There was a history plug-in (forgot the name) that used to work, but it no longer works for me. I created a script/one-liner to delete the entire recent-documents history. It searches for and removes tags of the form:
The usual disclaimers apply:
This is the one for LibreOffice 4.0x in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
It works for me, but as stated before: use at your own risk.