Re: [discussion] use of https://downloads.apache.org/ as a download page

2021-05-02 Thread Joost Andrae
Hi, I remember the times when I coordinated the uploads to the OpenOffice.org mirror network from my office at Sun in Hamburg. At that time we used bouncer https://wiki.openoffice.org/wiki/Bouncer Links to the Bouncer site of the Oregon State University on the

Re: Website not available

2021-02-04 Thread Joost Andrae
It's back. Am 04.02.2021 um 16:05 schrieb Dave Fisher: Hi - It’s available here in the US. Would someone check in Europe. Thanks, Dave Sent from my iPhone On Feb 4, 2021, at 6:39 AM, Joost Andrae wrote: Hi, it seems that www.openoffice.org cannot be accessed in the moment. https

Website not available

2021-02-04 Thread Joost Andrae
Hi, it seems that www.openoffice.org cannot be accessed in the moment. https://openoffice.apache.org/ is available Kind regards, Joost - To unsubscribe, e-mail: dev-unsubscr...@openoffice.apache.org For additional commands,

Re: Wiki Publisher

2020-10-26 Thread Joost Andrae
Hi Matthias, I've just tried it out against a different MediaWiki and I can confirm it is running well ! Best regards, Joost Am 26.10.2020 um 00:53 schrieb Matthias Seidel: Hi all, I just discovered that the Wiki Publisher we build with AOO 4.1.8 does seem to work!

Re: Writer and .docx

2020-10-16 Thread Joost Andrae
Hi, regarding the documentliberation stuff: I know some of those filters for a longer time. AFAIK these where implementations from one of the Novell guys (Fridrich Strba as far as I remember; see http://fridrich.blogspot.com/ ) Best, Joost Am 16.10.2020 um 13:17 schrieb Joost Andrae: Hi

Re: Writer and .docx

2020-10-16 Thread Joost Andrae
of software projects since a longer time. Best regards, Joost Am 16.10.2020 um 13:05 schrieb Simon Phipps: Hi Joost! On Fri, Oct 16, 2020 at 11:49 AM Joost Andrae wrote: Hi Simon, it's an honor to me to see a sign of life of you here. Welcome ! I've been a relatively active member here from

Re: Writer and .docx

2020-10-16 Thread Joost Andrae
Hi Simon, it's an honor to me to see a sign of life of you here. Welcome ! Instead of user picking here to get users leave from AOO to LO a developer could create a Java based OOo/LO extension that uses Apache POI to export OpenDocument type documents to MSXML formats by using the binary MSO

Re: Apache OpenOffice NG

2017-05-06 Thread Joost Andrae
Am 02.05.2017 um 13:11 schrieb Jim Jagielski: The issue that I see is that our end-user community is not the same as, for example, subversion... I would hazard that the vast majority of AOO users have no idea what "open source" means and the distinction between being a source-only project and

Re: Increase the number of tables in Calc

2017-02-11 Thread Joost Andrae
Hi, increasing row-, column- or table count in Calc must be calculated well to fit into a 32 bit application. If memory consumption gets to the maximum (4 GB) then the application will crash. AFAIK AOO hasn't yet been ported to 64 bit on it's main platform (wntmsci6.pro). Be shure that

Re: [TESTING] Applying openoffice-4.1.2-patch1 for Windows

2016-08-14 Thread Joost Andrae
Hi, I've installed the patch from The material is available at . into my Win7Pro AOO 4.1.2 installation. Before applying the patch I've checked the md5sum and it was correct. I'm not sure that all users

Using tesseract-ocr from within AOO ?

2016-01-03 Thread Joost Andrae
Hi there, I've just played with the OpenSource OCR engine https://code.google.com/p/tesseract-ocr/ and it seems to do it's job very well to do OCR on scanned bitmaps. As it comes with Apache License 2.0 and as it's available as C++ source code why not integrating it's functionality into AOO

Re: Calc Selections of Entire Rows and Columns

2015-12-14 Thread Joost Andrae
Hi Jatin, it would be great to have that functionality in Calc but did you consider to support this within the Excel import filter as it is an Excel functionality ? Alternatively a user can use this: When using the magic type range names (adding a column header you can parse over the whole

Re: 2015 -- Our 30th Anniversary

2014-11-25 Thread Joost Andrae
Hi Louis, Am 24.11.2014 um 20:00 schrieb Louis Suárez-Potts: Let's imagine a roller coaster. But I would also ask then the group at OX (Ye Olde Hamburg contingent), as well as others in LO, say, to join in. This quarter century chunk is *serious* time. It's not a trivial expanse of forget me

Re: question about OpenOffice environment variables

2014-09-19 Thread Joost Andrae
Hi Andrea, there's some information about the usage of environment variables in OOo within OOo WIKI: https://wiki.openoffice.org/wiki/Environment_Variables Kind regards, Joost Am 19.09.2014 um 23:10 schrieb Andrea Pescetti: On 10/09/2014 Kay Schenk wrote:

Very possible problem

2014-05-24 Thread Joost Andrae
Hi, within the last two or three weeks I experienced an issue within the Writer component: When selecting a table within Writer that has been copied from an HTML source and the document has been stored in ODF format before (reloasded document) then the application exits with an error

Re: Arrow heads with hole

2013-11-30 Thread Joost Andrae
Moin Regina, I like this pallette. Am 26.11.2013 16:33, schrieb Regina Henschel: Hi all, I have expanded the standard.soe with some arrow heads with hole. The file is attached to https://issues.apache.org/ooo/show_bug.cgi?id=123758. If you like them, we can consider to use this palette as

Re: OpenOffice Writer 4.0.0 crashes, Writer 3.4.1 works correctly

2013-08-04 Thread Joost Andrae
Hi, when connecting to the application by windbg the crash seems to happen in i18npool.uno.dll. Unfortunately I wasn't able to get any symbols to give more details. Pasted from the menu and with ctrl+v = crash. Trying with smaller chunks, the problematic text seems to be: ਪੰਜਾਬੀ Thanks

Re: [VOTE]: Release OpenOffice 4.0 (RC)

2013-07-14 Thread Joost Andrae
Hi, +1 ...same experience... Am 14.07.2013 20:55, schrieb Marcus (OOo): Installed without problems, opened edited saved my usual files, all without problems or crashes. +1, lets release it. Marcus Kind regards, Joost

Re: Need a simple question answered.

2013-07-05 Thread Joost Andrae
Hi Rosanne, Ctrl+End to navigate to the bottom Ctrl+Pos1 to navigate to the top Am 04.07.2013 23:25, schrieb rosanne kosson: In Open Office, is there any key board shortcut, a key or a combination of keys, that takes you to the bottom of a document, idem the top? I have looked at every help

Building with MSVC++ 10.0 Express Compiler

2013-07-02 Thread Joost Andrae
Hi, regarding the current discussion about building with Java 7 and Mozilla I thought it to be useful to ask if someone could enhance the configure scripts to handle wntmsci13.pro builds (using MSVC 2010 Express compiler infrastructure)? And as long as the current Express compilers don't ship

Re: calc spreadsheet

2013-04-19 Thread Joost Andrae
Hi, before starting to develop things for Apache OpenOffice you might consider to learn about it's API. There's an SDK available and there's tons of documentation. Probably you want to start to develop an extension first before you dive into the application code. A good starting point is

Re: A question about existing practices

2013-03-21 Thread Joost Andrae
Hi Rob, But whatever the reason, I think it demonstrates that vote counts from the earlier years are extremely difficult to compare fairly with recent vote counts. And the fact that we don't even have a formal RFE for iOS or Android, even though we get daily requests for this via other means

Re: What I miss a bit at the project

2013-03-20 Thread Joost Andrae
Hi Rafael, as you know we had several channels on freenode.net #openoffice.org (user channel) #dev.openoffice.org (developer channel) #qa.openoffice.org (qa channel) +1 to use IRC and not to use tools like Google+ or Facebook or the like... I realy would like a more active IRC Channel. I

Re: A question about existing practices

2013-03-20 Thread Joost Andrae
Hi Rob, maybe it has other reasons like missing access to the former OOo login on the Apache infrastructure eg. one thing that went wrong with my OOo account. There could be several reasons for this: 1) Older issues are better issues because they were entered by smarter people. But then

Re: Problems with Accessibility in Open Office

2013-03-15 Thread Joost Andrae
Hi Reina, My name is Reina Grosvalet, and I am displeased about the fact that Open Office is not accessible for blind computer users, as this program does not work with screen reading and other assistive technologies. Blind people, just like everyone else, want a free word processing option

Re: 4.0 and loss of backward compatibility for extensions with toolbar

2013-02-21 Thread Joost Andrae
Hi, It would also be interesting to know the last time the extension was updated; besides that expecting unmaintained extensions to work on a new major release might not be plausible, the extension is likely not be adapted to any change if it is unmaintained, no matter how popular it is

Re: [Test Plan] AOO 4.0 test plan

2013-02-19 Thread Joost Andrae
Hi, maybe you feel I'm nitpicking but I'm missing some details about available test methods - Unit test automation - API test automation - UI test automation From my understanding AOO test automation currently includes all of them. I think a unit test should be part of the build

Re: crashes due to corrupted user profile [was: Re: [IMPORTANT, DISCUSS]: no migration/use of former user profile with AOO 4.0]

2013-02-05 Thread Joost Andrae
Moin Oliver-Rainer, probably this extension update issue is (UNO)cache file related... ...just an idea... -- new user profile is created, but somehow the extension manager shows the bundled extensions from OOo 3.3 (three dictionaries) -- crashes (category B) triggered via update check of

Re: OpenOffice thin client edition - why not?

2013-01-18 Thread Joost Andrae
Hi, this server based StarOffice version was called StarPortal (StarDivision). Later it was called Sun ONE Webtop (Sun Microsystems). The client protocol was VCL remote, a protocol that was removed before Sun opensourced the StarOffice code base to OpenOffice.org. With VCL remote the VCL

Re: OpenOffice thin client edition - why not?

2013-01-18 Thread Joost Andrae
Hi, I for one don´t ´need´ an AJAX / HTML5 version of AOO... GDocs is fine... I personally think browser based apps are a pig, and doing apps in JScript is insane. I had Chrome open the other day just with GMail and it was using over 150 MB of RAM A thin client virtualized version on the

Re: OpenOffice thin client edition - why not?

2013-01-18 Thread Joost Andrae
Hi, Yes, and you can do that with an html5/ajax version hosted somewhere -you´d need a web server-, or also by logging into your AOO copy at home with a VNC client for Android/iPad... but I don't want to render the application. It's better to work on the document by using an API of it's

Re: A preservation hazard in OpenOffice

2013-01-08 Thread Joost Andrae
Hi, Am 07.01.2013 22:53, schrieb Andrea Pescetti: Joost Andrae wrote: If somebody has a problem with linked images within stored files then he/she can easily break these links by using /edit/links... Yes, this is the answer to the preservation hazard: just break links; and there are several

Re: (old) New feature/option to prevent autodata alterations in calc

2013-01-07 Thread Joost Andrae
Hi Kieth, For years I have suffered as 1. numbers are turned to dates is it really a number you want to input or do you use a number format ? 2. phone numbers are altered In this case you can start your cell entry using a single quote character. A trailing single quote

Re: User initiative for improving OOXML (was Re: AOO questions on Google)

2013-01-03 Thread Joost Andrae
Hi, if you're interested into including the changes into AOO then all parties involved are listed here (incl. email addresses): http://www.digitale-nachhaltigkeit.ch/2012/07/suse-und-lanedo-setzen-ooxml-verbesserungen-in-libreofficeopenoffice-org-fur-behorden-um/ Am 03.01.2013 10:22, schrieb

Re: [UX] Design Exploration - Task Pane Content Panel User Interface Design

2012-12-18 Thread Joost Andrae
Hi, I prefer version 3C. Such a task pane should work like the task pane control in Impress. Am 18.12.2012 08:22, schrieb Xin Li: Hi all, I have been exploring on Task Pane framework and content panel design. I have post the 9 proposals on AOO UX wiki. See:

Re: [Proposal]Propose to Improve the Graphic Bullets Interoperability with MS Word Binary Format

2012-11-21 Thread Joost Andrae
Hi, maybe it helps if someone documents the usage of issue ids within the source code for unexperienced developers. In this example the issue represented by i120928 ( := OOo Issue Tracker ID 120928 ) is to be resolved to https://issues.apache.org/ooo/show_bug.cgi?id=120928 Am 21.11.2012