Default Language in OpenOffice on Fedora

It took me a while to figure this out, but I couldn’t change the default language for documents in OpenOffice. There are various options, but none of them would stick. I did a little searching on the wonderful FedoraForum.org and I found this thread.

Although the thread mentions FC4, the long and the short of it is this, theĀ  default system language is set in /etc/sysconfig/i18n and that is probably set to US. I switched to en_GB, rebooted, and bingo, it works. Beautiful!

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