The Edit-in-Place applet might not work if you have installed OpenOffice anywhere other than the default location.
To fix this problem:
Ensure that OpenOffice is installed at /Applications/OpenOffice.org.app.
If OpenOffice is not installed, you must install it.
If you have installed OpenOffice somewhere other than the default location, you must specify this location in the Section B.10.3, Changing the Default Editor Settings When the Editor is Not Installed in the Default Location.section in Vibe, as described in
If the problem persists, consult your Vibe administrator. The Vibe administrator can change this setting for the entire Vibe site, as described in
Edit in Place Support for Mac Users in the Novell Vibe 3.4 Readme.
Edit-in-Place functionality is not supported on Mac when you use Microsoft Office as your document editor. To use Edit-in-Place functionality on Mac, you must use OpenOffice as your document editor.