Affects Version/s: 1.8
Fix Version/s: 1.8
Currently selecting the parent menu item for CiviCRM in Joomla just links to a blank page within the joomla framework. The modification below points the user to the CiviCRM Home page.
This was posted original on 23 March 2007 and I thought it was going to make it into the future tarballs.
com_civicrm/civicrm.xml at line 41
+ <menu task="civicrm/dashboard&reset=1">CiviCRM</menu>