[libreoffice-documentation] Calc Guide, Chapter 2, updated for feedback

2019-03-25 Thread Dave Barton
After being away from the project for a few weeks I have finally been able to complete a revision of chapter 2. It has been uploaded to the feedback folder and I have updated the Status spreadsheet. Due to the amount of changes and reformatting from the 4.1 version of this chapter I have not left

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Re: [libreoffice-users] Buttons/Icons missing from the form Formatting Toolbar.

2019-03-24 Thread Dave Barton
gt; regards > > Mike > > > On Mon, 25 Mar 2019 at 03:53, Dave Barton wrote: > >> I am working to complete a chapter of the LO Calc 6.2 user guide and I >> just need a couple of small screen captures to finish. I need to capture >> the Formatting toolbar Te

[libreoffice-documentation] Buttons/Icons missing from the form Formatting Toolbar.

2019-03-24 Thread Dave Barton
I am working to complete a chapter of the LO Calc 6.2 user guide and I just need a couple of small screen captures to finish. I need to capture the Formatting toolbar Text Direction and Text orientation buttons/icons, but I cannot get them to display in Calc 6.2 on either Windows 7 or 10. Here

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Beginning translation of Base Handbook to English

2018-12-21 Thread Dave Barton
On 21.12.2018 16:22, Dan Lewis wrote: > I have successfully completed the Preface chapter translation using > OmegaT! Now, I need to have a place to upload it on Next Cloud as in > Base Handbook > 6.1 > Drafts. The other subfolders that belong with > Drafts would be nice also. > > The rest of the

[libreoffice-documentation] New 6.x Template Uploaded to NC

2018-12-21 Thread Dave Barton
Hi Folks, As discussed at the last meeting, I have now uploaded the final template to NC under "Contributor Resources": https://nextcloud.documentfoundation.org/s/EZb7QAEo5gpjdmR Dave -- To unsubscribe e-mail to: documentation+unsubscr...@global.libreoffice.org Problems?

[libreoffice-documentation] Documentation Template

2018-12-14 Thread Dave Barton
Hi Folks, I have now uploaded the 2nd. (hopefully final) draft of the 6.x documentation template to NC: https://nextcloud.documentfoundation.org/s/BndQ6yF5GmKwpx6 In reply to the comments and additions Olivier made in the previous draft: * For the comment "/Emphasising not to use direct

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Documentation Template

2018-12-12 Thread Dave Barton
Hi Olivier, On 12.12.2018 20:14, Olivier Hallot wrote: > Hi Dave, all > > Em 10/12/2018 15:39, Dave Barton escreveu: >> Hi Folks, >> >> As mentioned in my previous post, I almost ready to upload the 2nd. >> draft of my proposal for the 6.x template. >> >

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Update to Guide Contributor document

2018-12-11 Thread Dave Barton
Original Message From: Dave Barton To: documentation@global.libreoffice.org Date: Mon, 10 Dec 2018 18:17:18 + > Hi Drew, > > Original Message > From: Drew Jensen > To: documentation@global.libreoffice.org > Date: Mon, 10 Dec 2018 12:54:5

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Documentation Template

2018-12-10 Thread Dave Barton
ding anchors. > > Will put the seven steps to use here later today and tomorrow. > > Did you want some feedback before Wednesday?  Otherwise I expect to be > on the call this week.  > > Best wishes, > > Drew > > On Mon, Dec 10, 2018 at 12:39 PM Dave Barton <mail

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Update to Guide Contributor document

2018-12-10 Thread Dave Barton
Hi Drew, Original Message From: Drew Jensen To: documentation@global.libreoffice.org Date: Mon, 10 Dec 2018 12:54:56 -0500 > Great. Well the changes I made to Chaper 2 and Chapter 3 (other email > on that) are simply what was talked about in the meeting and just a > start,

[libreoffice-documentation] Documentation Template

2018-12-10 Thread Dave Barton
Hi Folks, As mentioned in my previous post, I almost ready to upload the 2nd. draft of my proposal for the 6.x template. Some text I will will be adding to both the template and the contributors guide is clear information about the method to be used to insert figures (images, captions &

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Update to Guide Contributor document

2018-12-10 Thread Dave Barton
Hi Drew, On 10.12.2018 16:19, Drew Jensen wrote: > Howdy, > > The last meeting we touched on updating the Contributor guide to start > referencing TDF NC vs ODFAuthors website. > > Towards that end did some simple find and replace on the document and > uploaded a copy, found in the same folder

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Documentation Team Meeting Minutes 2018-12-5

2018-12-06 Thread Dave Barton
Original Message From: Olivier Hallot To: documentation@global.libreoffice.org Date: Thu, 6 Dec 2018 09:54:52 -0200 > Hello > > Em 05/12/2018 17:54, Olivier Hallot escreveu: >> Nextcloud Comments >>     + Miss a way to comment files and folders in NC (Dave) >>    + Saw

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Documentation Team Meeting Minutes 2018-12-5

2018-12-05 Thread Dave Barton
On 05.12.2018 19:54, Olivier Hallot wrote: >    + Let's survey a broader audience on what must go to inside the > Guides (all) >     + Use TDF survey (olivier) > AI: long term, skip >   + define the right set of questions for the contents (olivier) It seems we overlooked the

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] first set of edits to Calc Chapter One uploaded

2018-12-05 Thread Dave Barton
Hi yet again Cathy, Today I finished the styles translation table for Drew and now I am catching up on some of my email backlog. Yes the _theory_ was that the memory settings had little effect. In practice they were moved from the global options dialog into the "/Expert Configuration/", because

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] first set of edits to Calc Chapter One uploaded

2018-12-04 Thread Dave Barton
Heck! Is there nowhere to hide :)) I just got in and saw Cathy's post. Other than the occasional trivial edit, I always work off-line. I have downloaded Cathy's file and given it a "/very cursory/" look over. I am still bogged down with chapter 2 and the template revision, so I am not in a

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Translating Base Handbook into English

2018-11-30 Thread Dave Barton
On 30.11.2018 20:24, Dan Lewis wrote: > > On 11/30/18 3:19 PM, Dave Barton wrote: >> On 30.11.2018 19:48, Dan Lewis wrote: >>> I would like to do this if possible. What I need is documentation at >>> to how to do it in terms of programs required. Also, what versio

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Translating Base Handbook into English

2018-11-30 Thread Dave Barton
On 30.11.2018 19:48, Dan Lewis wrote: > I would like to do this if possible. What I need is documentation at > to how to do it in terms of programs required. Also, what version in > German should be used for translation? > > Dan Hi Dan, My suggestion would be to contact Robert Großkopf and the

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Proposed XHP extensions

2018-11-29 Thread Dave Barton
On 22.10.2018 11:55, Olivier Hallot wrote: > The wiki page is > > https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/Documentation/Proposed_Extensions_for_XHP > > And comments are welcome, do's dont's, thumbs up or thumbs down. Another suggested edit to the wiki page would be to remove the reference and link

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Doc team meeting minutes 2018 -11-28

2018-11-28 Thread Dave Barton
On 28.11.2018 19:49, Olivier Hallot wrote: > Wednesday November 28th2018, at 19:30 Berlin Time > > Presents:Dave Barton, Drew Jensen, Olivier, Cathy Crumbley, Sophia > Schröder + unknown (connected to minutes only) During the meeting there was some discussion about FAQs & HowTos (Tutorials) and

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] DOC Meeting Minutes 2018-11-21

2018-11-22 Thread Dave Barton
On 22.11.2018 18:55, Olivier Hallot wrote: > Wednesday November 21th2018, at 19:30 Berlin Time > > Presents: Drew, Cathy, Heiko, Olivier, Sophia Schröder(not in the call) Oops! Did I become invisible? :)) Dave -- To unsubscribe e-mail to: documentation+unsubscr...@global.libreoffice.org

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Draft Proposal for a 6.x Guides Template

2018-11-19 Thread Dave Barton
On 19.11.2018 16:02, Dave Barton wrote: > My workaround for the AltSearch extension has been to run it in AOO, > where it functions perfectly. Today I have been following the 6.2 QA bug > hunt and I decided to install and check out the AltSearch extension.The > good news is that

[libreoffice-documentation] Draft Proposal for a 6.x Guides Template

2018-11-19 Thread Dave Barton
revision of the template is quite helpful. Some of my thoughts > follow below. > > Cathy > > On 11/5/2018 4:55 PM, Dave Barton wrote: >> So what changes are proposed? The  main points are: >> >>    * The question of image anchoring within a frame remains open. It may >

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] REMIND: Documentation team call is today at --> 19:30 <-- Berlin Time

2018-11-14 Thread Dave Barton
Sorry, I cannot make today's meeting. Dave Original Message From: Olivier Hallot To: LibreOffice Documentation , LibreOffice-l10n Date: Wed, 14 Nov 2018 08:16:40 -0200 > Hi Documentation Team (Guides, Help contents) ! > > Our documentation team meeting will take place

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Draft Proposal for a 6.x Guides Template

2018-11-13 Thread Dave Barton
revision of the template is quite helpful. Some of my thoughts > follow below. > > Cathy > > On 11/5/2018 4:55 PM, Dave Barton wrote: >> Another "little" LO Documentation task I set for myself over the weekend >> was to draft a proposal for a template for the 6.

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Tabbed notebook bar will no longer be experimental with 6.2 release

2018-11-13 Thread Dave Barton
gt;> Tabbed interface for all users. Here a new hire after the change may not >> even realize the old standard toolbars are available. >> >> So, my first thought about handling it in 6.2 might be to go the route of >> yet another appendix. >> >> >&g

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Tabbed notebook bar will no longer be experimental with 6.2 release

2018-11-13 Thread Dave Barton
On 13.11.2018 17:06, Dan Lewis wrote: > > On 11/13/18 11:47 AM, Dave Barton wrote: >> On 13.11.2018 13:43, Drew Jensen wrote: >>> Howdy all, >>> >>> With the decision to bring the tabbed notebook bar from experimental >>> to a >>>

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Tabbed notebook bar will no longer be experimental with 6.2 release

2018-11-13 Thread Dave Barton
On 13.11.2018 13:43, Drew Jensen wrote: > Howdy all, > > With the decision to bring the tabbed notebook bar from experimental to a > standard feature I suppose the question becomes: > What, if anything, does this mean for the user guides? > > For those that may not know, when the user chooses to

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Changes and fixes in Nextcloud for ODFAuthors

2018-11-13 Thread Dave Barton
es were moved from my share to the group folder (now I >> can breathe !). >> >> * Dave Barton is populating the new share with the relevant files picked >> in the old Plone, reproducing the folder structure of the old file >> storage. >> >> * As decided in the last

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Calc Guide 6.2 Chapter 2

2018-11-09 Thread Dave Barton
Oops! That should have been 16th. _*November*_ not December. On 09.11.2018 21:02, Dave Barton wrote: > Hi Folks, > > Over the past week I have spent a considerable amount of tome working on > this chapter and it is proving to be much more work than I had > anticipated. I have upda

[libreoffice-documentation] Calc Guide 6.2 Chapter 2

2018-11-09 Thread Dave Barton
Hi Folks, Over the past week I have spent a considerable amount of tome working on this chapter and it is proving to be much more work than I had anticipated. I have updated the NC Calc Guide status to an expected return date of 16th. December. From what I have been discovering, it seems that I

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Missing single chapters in documentation.libreoffice.org

2018-11-07 Thread Dave Barton
On 07.11.2018 12:11, K-J LibreOffice wrote: > Am 07.11.2018 um 12:32 schrieb Dave Barton: > >> Olivier: I see this as a trivial issue, but technically K-J is correct. >> >> Who should we contact to have a wiki link added to: >> https://documentation.libreoffice.org/e

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Missing single chapters in documentation.libreoffice.org

2018-11-07 Thread Dave Barton
On 07.11.2018 08:03, K-J LibreOffice wrote: > Hi Dave, > Am 07.11.2018 um 08:22 schrieb Dave Barton: >> Can you provide a specific broken link to a chapter. I have just gone >> through the wiki edit and cannot find one. With that information I can >> fix the proble

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Missing single chapters in documentation.libreoffice.org

2018-11-06 Thread Dave Barton
On 07.11.2018 06:55, K-J LibreOffice wrote: > Hi all, Olivier, > someone at German community told me that it is not easy for him to get > individual chapters of a guide after leaving ODFAuthors. > Especially for the new Writer documentation [1] it isn't possible to > easily find single chapters.

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] chapter check out

2018-11-06 Thread Dave Barton
On 06.11.2018 22:06, Cathy Crumbley wrote: > Hi Drew, > > I just tried to record that I am checking out Chapter 3, Charts and > Graphs. I was not able to enter any text in the Guide Status. Is it > locked? > > I am not sure about the return data - maybe December 5 for both > chapter (1 and 3). > >

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] [Update] Changes in Nextcloud structure.

2018-11-06 Thread Dave Barton
utorials.zip * White Papers.zip I put them in the Archives, because I wasn't sure if there was a more appropriate place for them. The copy of English files from ODFAuthors is now complete. Regards Dave On 05.11.2018 17:03, Dave Barton wrote: > Hi Folks, > > One of the LO Documentat

[libreoffice-documentation] Draft Proposal for a 6.x Guides Template

2018-11-05 Thread Dave Barton
Another "little" LO Documentation task I set for myself over the weekend was to draft a proposal for a template for the 6.x series guides, which I have now completed and uploaded to: https://nextcloud.documentfoundation.org/f/81381 Basically my draft is only an adaptation of Jean's original LO6.0

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Update to files in 6.2 Calc Guide Draft folder on NC

2018-11-05 Thread Dave Barton
On 05.11.2018 18:12, Drew Jensen wrote: > Howdy, > > One of the tasks from the Wed meeting was to put together starting files > for two new Calc Guide Appendices. > One to cover 'Calc With LibreOffice OnLine' and the other with details for > 'large dataset performance improvements using the

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Changes and fixes in Nextcloud for ODFAuthors

2018-11-05 Thread Dave Barton
files were moved from my share to the group folder (now I >> can breathe !). >> >> * Dave Barton is populating the new share with the relevant files picked >> in the old Plone, reproducing the folder structure of the old file storage. >> >> * As decided in the last do

[libreoffice-documentation] [Update] Changes in Nextcloud structure.

2018-11-05 Thread Dave Barton
Hi Folks, One of the LO Documentation tasks I set myself to do over the weekend was to bring over copies of the English LibreOffice content from the ODF Authors Plone instance to our Nextcloud work-space. Things were going well until NC started rejecting my uploads, complaining that we had run

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Find Character Styles

2018-10-28 Thread Dave Barton
; http://macrojtb.hys.cz/HelpAltSearch_en.html > From the front page we see the site transfer was done in August 2018 > http://macrojtb.hys.cz/ > > Ilmari > > Dave Barton kirjoitti 28.10.2018 klo 21.14: >> Hi Drew, >> >> Thanks for taking a look at this. For me the macro fails

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Find Character Styles

2018-10-28 Thread Dave Barton
tyle. > Also, just now, tried that extension with 6.1.3 -> 5.4.7 (all using Ubuntu > 18.04) and it works fine for character style searches. > > Are you sure the extension is no longer maintained? > > Drew > > On Sat, Oct 27, 2018 at 10:48 AM Dave Barton wrote: > &g

[libreoffice-documentation] Find Character Styles

2018-10-27 Thread Dave Barton
Hi Folks, Does anyone have any info or pointers about how to find character styles in a Writer document? In the past the Alternative Find & Replace extension was very useful for this, but unfortunately it is no longer maintained and something must have changed in the 6.x series which causes it

[libreoffice-documentation] Calc Guide Chapter 2

2018-10-26 Thread Dave Barton
I have taken chapter 2 "Entering, Editing, and Formatting Data" for the draft of the 6.2 Calc Guide. The OC spreadsheet has been updated. Dave -- To unsubscribe e-mail to: documentation+unsubscr...@global.libreoffice.org Problems?

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Suggestion for future documentation workflow

2018-10-24 Thread Dave Barton
e name, looks like 3 nodes > connected, click on that and you can set a public share. Did just that > to the file there and it is available for public viewing at > https://nextcloud.documentfoundation.org/s/bgYgporeN3qHJrm > > > On Wed, Oct 24, 2018 at 11:44 AM Dave Barton <m

[libreoffice-documentation] Suggestion for future documentation workflow

2018-10-24 Thread Dave Barton
As per the subject line I have just uploaded a file: https://nextcloud.documentfoundation.org/apps/files?dir=/Shared/ODFAuthors/English=57390 Since I don't know how to make how to make an OwnCloud document publicly visible I have also uploaded it here:

[libreoffice-documentation] Re: Proposed XHP extensions

2018-10-22 Thread Dave Barton
Hi Olivier, Yes, this would be a step forward in making things easier for people to contribute to the help files, which is not an easy task even for those of us who have some knowledge of XML. If my reading of your answer to Noel is correct, you propose to set the DTD to localize="true". It's

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Calc 6.2 Guide and LibreOffice Online

2018-10-21 Thread Dave Barton
My vote would go for not making references to LibreOffice Online within the existing chapters. It might create confusion for the reader and apart from that I'm lazy ;) Maybe we could add a specific chapter or annex. Dave On 21.10.2018 20:03, Drew Jensen wrote: > Howdy, > > Just want to put this

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] CG6.2 Preface

2018-10-21 Thread Dave Barton
Chances I deleted that lost post through gmail before it was > posted to the list? (slight, but I tried) > > If it didn't work sorry for the duplicate. > > Howdy Dave, > > Great. Do you have a copy of the template file available for > download and if so could you po

[libreoffice-documentation] CG6.2 Preface

2018-10-21 Thread Dave Barton
Hi Folks, I thought I would "/get the ball rolling/" with the Calc Guide for 6.2 by creating an initial draft of the Preface, which I have now uploaded to ODF Authors in a newly created CG 6.2 folder. I have used the previous 6.0 template, except for anchoring the figures where I have used:

[libreoffice-documentation] Styles template for doc team products.

2018-10-15 Thread Dave Barton
Hi Drew, Thanks for getting things underway with the preparation of the Calc Guide for 6.2 I was the one who raised the issue at the last meeting regarding the template. Unfortunately, I was not able to spend more time on IRC that day and did not get to explain my issues with the current 6.0

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] GS6011 - folder

2018-07-08 Thread Dave Barton
On 08.07.2018 15:03, Martin Srebotnjak wrote: > Hi, > > it seems that Dave uploaded his review of chapter 11 of GS into the > Published folder on the odfauthors site - but the chapter does not seem > finished and published, it still contains comments. > > Also, the name of the file is not clear

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] REMIND: Documentation team call is today at 19:00 Berlin Time.

2018-05-02 Thread Dave Barton
Sorry, cannot make today's team call. Dave On 02.05.2018 15:32, Olivier Hallot wrote: > HI Team > > Our documentation team meeting will take place today at 19:00 CET > (Berlin time). > > We will use the following jitsi meeting room > > https://meet.jit.si/tdfdocteam > > The meeting room is

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] LibreOffice Quickstarter Option

2018-02-22 Thread Dave Barton
Hi Jorge, Martin is correct about the proposal to remove QS from the Linux edition, but I have tested LO 6.0.1.1 (deb & rpm) downloaded from TDF servers and QS is still there and fully functional. The same might not always be true for all distro provided editions, but I suggest you include QS as

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Returning to work on GS6.0 Guide

2018-02-10 Thread Dave Barton
net> To: Dave Barton <libreoffice...@tasit.net> Date: Sat, 20 Jan 2018 19:34:01 +0100 > *Chapter 0* > > 1. Can previous authors (and actually authors of like 80 % of current > text) really be removed from the »Authors« table and referenced as > authors of previous versi

[libreoffice-documentation] GS6.0 Preface

2018-02-02 Thread Dave Barton
I have now returned a fully reorganised and updated Preface to ODF Authors: https://www.odfauthors.org/libreoffice/english/getting-started/feedback-lo-6.0/gs6000-reorganised-preface/view The main changes are: * I have applied an updated edition of Jean's previous 5.0 chapter template.

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] The essence of styles

2018-02-01 Thread Dave Barton
Hi Cathy, Valerii just beat me to it in recommending Bruce Byfield's publication. IMNSHO it is by far and away one of the best and well constructed sources of information about using styles in LibreOffice. Plus, Bruce is a very approachable and helpful guy, who I am sure would be willing to offer

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Returning to work on GS6.0 Guide

2018-01-23 Thread Dave Barton
ief is that > ignorance can be strength. Good point. Let me check for any important changes in Base and if there aren't any it should be a relatively simple job to update the Base chapter. > Cathy Good to see you back on board. Kind Regards Dave > On 1/23/2018 4:20 AM, Dave Barton wrote: >

Re: Fwd: [libreoffice-documentation] Helping with Documentation

2018-01-23 Thread Dave Barton
Hi Jorge, I have now contacted DJ and some other contacts Oliver passed on to me. Hopefully one or more of them will be willing to join in the documentation effort. Regards Dave On 19.01.2018 15:19, jorge Rodríguez wrote: > Hi Olivier: > >     I found this e-mail about a person who wants to

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Returning to work on GS6.0 Guide

2018-01-23 Thread Dave Barton
> chapter. > > Regards, Jean > > > On Sat, Jan 20, 2018 at 7:00 AM, Dave Barton <libreoffice...@tasit.net> wrote: >> Hi Folks, >> >> Getting back on track following a problematic international move and a >> rotten bout of flu, although I am still

[libreoffice-documentation] Returning to work on GS6.0 Guide

2018-01-19 Thread Dave Barton
Hi Folks, Getting back on track following a problematic international move and a rotten bout of flu, although I am still battling to get a decent internet connection. I have now pulled copies of all existing chapter contributions in both the drafts and feedback folders from ODF Authors with the

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] REMIND: Documentation team call is today at 19:00 Berlin Time.

2017-11-01 Thread Dave Barton
Sorry, at the moment I am in transit with a really bad connection that doesn't allow me to do much more than (very slowly) send & receive emails, no chance of making a voice connection. I will try and join you next week. Regards Dave On 01.11.2017 19:14, Olivier Hallot wrote: > Hi Guys > > Since

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Cover for GS 6

2017-09-17 Thread Dave Barton
Martin, Here is a pdf created from Ilmari's fix odg: http://tasit.net/files/LO6_GS_Guide_Covers_DCB_20170916-logofix.pdf Regards Dave On 16.09.2017 17:27, Martin Srebotnjak wrote: > Dave, > > could you please upload also a pdf, to check the output, because on macOS > the new odg still has a

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Meeting Minutes September 6th 2017

2017-09-13 Thread Dave Barton
ging documents will work again. > > Thanks. Sorry for the error. > > Paul > > On Wed, 13 Sep 2017 at 11:30 Olivier Hallot <olivier.hal...@libreoffice.org> > wrote: > >> Wednesday September 13th 2017, 19:00 CET >> >> * Presents: Olivier, Dave B

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Already update my chapters

2017-08-08 Thread Dave Barton
On 08.08.2017 16:09, jorge Rodríguez wrote: > Hi all: > > I already update GS5200-Preface and GS5214-CustomizingLibreOffice. > The first with the issue about Icons (Page 6 Notes) and the second > with the issue about Extension Manager (Pags. 13 to 15) > > Can you say me please where I can

[libreoffice-documentation] Documentation Team Call For Help

2017-07-20 Thread Dave Barton
In the world of open source software LibreOffice has one of the shortest time based release cycles. One downside of this schedule is that the Documentation Team has been unable keep pace with the release frequency for publication of the User Guides. With the release of LO Version 6.0 targeted for

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] [ANNOUNCE] Documentation team meeting on May 10th at 17:00 CET

2017-05-02 Thread Dave Barton
On 02.05.2017 16:00, Olivier Hallot wrote: > Hello Authors > > We will resume our meetings for documentation on the next May 10th to > discuss our issues and concerns on all forms of documentation we carry. > > Please have a look at our blog post: https://goo.gl/26zZgO > > Kind regards > Hi

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Base-Handbook 5.0 -chapter 2

2015-08-16 Thread Dave Barton
Original Message From: Hazel Russman Date: Sun, 16 Aug 2015 13:51:58 +0100 On Sun, 16 Aug 2015 12:07:49 +0200 Robert Großkopf rob...@familiegrosskopf.de wrote: -BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Hi *, and here the next: chapter 3

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Base Handbook 5.0

2015-08-08 Thread Dave Barton
Hi Robert, Original Message From: Robert Großkopf Date: Fri, 7 Aug 2015 20:52:34 +0200 Hi Dave, If you want others to review your work, should we upload this material to a new Base Handbook 5 folder on the ODF Authors website and process this through the the normal

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Folder for version 5.0 of the Base Handbook

2015-08-08 Thread Dave Barton
Original Message From: Dan Lewis Date: Fri, 07 Aug 2015 21:02:55 -0400 Could someone who has the proper authority please create this folder and its subfolders for us. Robert has written the new version. Dave and I need this as we work with Robert to get the German version

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Base Handbook 5.0

2015-08-08 Thread Dave Barton
Original Message From: Hazel Russman Date: Sat, 8 Aug 2015 11:50:56 +0100 On Fri, 07 Aug 2015 16:13:23 -0400 elderdanlewis elderdanle...@gmail.com wrote: If you want others to review your work, should we upload this material to a new Base Handbook 5 folder on the ODF

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Base Handbook 5.0

2015-08-08 Thread Dave Barton
Original Message From: Dan Lewis Date: Fri, 07 Aug 2015 20:58:47 -0400 8-- snip --8 This link should help you some. It will keep you a little busy too. https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/Documentation/Development Dan Thanks Dan, I wrote, or at least edited, some of

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Base Handbook 5.0

2015-08-08 Thread Dave Barton
Hazel Russman wrote: On Sat, 8 Aug 2015 13:37:00 +0200 Dave Barton d...@tasit.net wrote: Original Message From: Hazel Russman Date: Sat, 8 Aug 2015 11:50:56 +0100 On Fri, 07 Aug 2015 16:13:23 -0400 elderdanlewis elderdanle...@gmail.com wrote: If you want others

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Base Handbook 5.0

2015-08-07 Thread Dave Barton
Original Message From: Robert Großkopf Date: Fri, 7 Aug 2015 10:59:56 +0200 Hi *, I have tried to translate the first chapter of the German Base-handbuch 5.0. The german version is already published here: http://de.libreoffice.org/get-help/documentation/ I have

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Base Handbook 5.0

2015-08-07 Thread Dave Barton
elderdanlewis wrote: Original message From: Dave Barton d...@tasit.net Date:08/07/2015 1:33 PM (GMT-05:00) To: documentation@global.libreoffice.org Subject: Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Base Handbook 5.0 Original Message From: Robert

[libreoffice-documentation] LO in the Mac Appstore

2015-07-03 Thread Dave Barton
Ping Jean! In your review of chapter 1 of the GS guide you added a comment: Verify later: LO 5.0 may be on MacApp store. I am not a Mac user, but there was a post today on the User list from someone claiming that I downloaded the US version easily from the Mac App store. Can you, or another Mac

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Getting Started Chapter 2 (Setting up LO)

2015-06-27 Thread Dave Barton
Original Message From: Jean Weber To: Dave Barton d...@tasit.netLibreoffice Documentation Date: Sat, 27 Jun 2015 15:23:17 +1000 I've been through this chapter and marked items that need to be checked, verified, written or revised. Most pictures need to be replaced. I hope

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Intro and some questions

2015-06-24 Thread Dave Barton
My responses are given in-line with your original message. Original Message From: David Allen To: documentation@global.libreoffice.org Date: Wed, 24 Jun 2015 18:44:57 -0400 Hi Jonathon and Jean (and everyone else), I've been using LibreOffice for years as a PortableApp

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Checked Out CH.1 Introducing LO GS Guide

2015-06-21 Thread Dave Barton
Original Message From: Jean Weber To: Dave Barton d...@tasit.netLibreoffice Documentation Date: Thu, 18 Jun 2015 18:29:12 +1000 On Thu, Jun 18, 2015 at 3:01 PM, Jean Weber jeanwe...@gmail.com wrote: On Sat, Jun 13, 2015 at 5:01 AM, Dave Barton d...@tasit.net wrote: Returned

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Meaningless Field Shadings In Documentation

2015-06-12 Thread Dave Barton
Jean Weber wrote: On Friday, June 12, 2015, Dave Barton d...@tasit.net wrote: Jean Weber wrote: On Thu, Jun 11, 2015 at 3:22 AM, Dave Barton d...@tasit.net javascript:; wrote: Thanks very much for the speedy replies guys, but... Robert Großkopf wrote: Aren't this shades none-breaking

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Checked Out CH.1 Introducing LO GS Guide

2015-06-12 Thread Dave Barton
Returned Ch. 1 Introducing LO to: http://www.odfauthors.org/libreoffice/english/getting-started/draft-lo-5.0/gs5-0-ch1-introducing-lo/view Changes: * A few minor text alterations + 1 note for clarity. * Updated some images. Notes: * Suggestion to include a mention of the incorporated PostgreSQL

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Meaningless Field Shadings In Documentation

2015-06-11 Thread Dave Barton
Jean Weber wrote: On Thu, Jun 11, 2015 at 3:22 AM, Dave Barton d...@tasit.net wrote: Thanks very much for the speedy replies guys, but... Robert Großkopf wrote: Aren't this shades none-breaking spaces? If I set Insert → Formatting Mark → Non-breaking space I get the same shades

[libreoffice-documentation] Meaningless Field Shadings In Documentation

2015-06-10 Thread Dave Barton
Almost all of the guides have numerous, what I describe as, Meaningless Field Shadings randomly dotted around them. *Eg:* These shadings have no document fields associated with them. Other than when I paste from a web page, I never see these shadings in my own documents. So I assume these

[libreoffice-documentation] Meaningless Field Shadings In Documentation

2015-06-10 Thread Dave Barton
Strange how some images get through to this list and not others... Almost all of the guides have numerous, what I describe as, Meaningless Field Shadings randomly dotted around them: https://goo.gl/photos/GrgaNrgizA6ukCu17 These shadings have no document fields associated with them. Other than

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Meaningless Field Shadings In Documentation

2015-06-10 Thread Dave Barton
Thanks very much for the speedy replies guys, but... Robert Großkopf wrote: Aren't this shades none-breaking spaces? If I set Insert → Formatting Mark → Non-breaking space I get the same shades. That, or something similar, is what I thought they were, but it was not making sense to have a

[libreoffice-documentation] Checked Out CH.1 Introducing LO GS Guide

2015-06-07 Thread Dave Barton
I've checked out Ch. 1 Introducing LO from the v4.4 drafts and will update it for v5.0. Expect lots of questions, because I also propose to take on the challenge of updating some of the outdated or misleading information in the Contributor Guides and on the wiki. First question: On the ODF

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Checked Out CH.1 Introducing LO GS Guide

2015-06-07 Thread Dave Barton
Jean Weber wrote: On Monday, 8 June 2015, Dave Barton d...@tasit.net wrote: I've checked out Ch. 1 Introducing LO from the v4.4 drafts and will update it for v5.0. Expect lots of questions, because I also propose to take on the challenge of updating some of the outdated or misleading

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Revised LO v5.0 template draft

2015-06-07 Thread Dave Barton
Original Message From: Jean Weber jeanwe...@gmail.com To: Documentation@global.libreoffice.org Date: Sun, 31 May 2015 11:09:03 +1000 I have made a further change to the draft template: I created Tip/Note/Caution list styles (associated with the Tip/Note/Caution paragraph

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Getting Started Guide for LO v5.0?

2015-05-28 Thread Dave Barton
Alan Cook wrote: So how do we find out what's new in v5.0? Just start working through a chapter from the old guide using 5.0 to see if anything doesn't work the same way? https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/ReleaseNotes/5.0 -- To unsubscribe e-mail to:

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Getting Started Guide for LO v5.0?

2015-05-28 Thread Dave Barton
Marcus Mackaku wrote: On Thu, May 28, 2015 at 9:38 AM, toki toki.kant...@gmail.com wrote: On 28/05/2015 07:20, Jean Weber wrote: Content updating should proceed using the new template so that the style names of the new files are correct. Thanks. ### This is when find and replace for

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Writing a chapter

2015-05-26 Thread Dave Barton
Original Message From: Marcus Mackaku marcuskg...@gmail.com To: documentation@global.libreoffice.org Date: Tue, 26 May 2015 15:44:09 +0200 How does one write a chapter? Do I have to rewrite it (with corrections or additional information) and submit it? Hi Markus, As

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Editing and authoring user manuals

2015-05-20 Thread Dave Barton
Just to add my 2¢. Yes, Sigrid is a busy person, but is normally around and quick to help, allowing for international time zone differences. On the ODFAuthors site take a look at: http://www.odfauthors.org/libreoffice/english/resources-for-contributers The info is a bit dated and I am trying to

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Re: [libreoffice-l10n] guide for scholars

2015-03-28 Thread Dave Barton
John Hart wrote: On 03/28/2015 12:48 AM, jonathon wrote: On 26/03/15 10:16, Daniel A. Rodriguez wrote: Is there an hybrid pdf version available? What is the virtue of a hybrid PDF? jonathon Just wondering, what is a hybrid PDF? What other file format is is hybridized with? John

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] labels

2015-03-03 Thread Dave Barton
Original Message From: Paul Watkins paulwatk...@shaw.ca To: documentation@global.libreoffice.org Date: Tue, 03 Mar 2015 09:36:40 -0800 Dear Sir/Madam, I have recently had installed Libre Office 4.2 to replace Miccrosoft Office. While I am generally impressed, I am puzzled

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Math Guide LO Version 4.4

2015-02-17 Thread Dave Barton
PeeWee wrote: Hello Version 4.4 of the LO Math Guide is now available in the Draft LO4.4 folder on the ODF Authors website ready for review and comment. http://www.odfauthors.org/libreoffice/english/math-guide/draft-lo4.4-1/math-guide-version-4.4/view Please note the following. 1.

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Re: cover art for v4.4 user guides

2015-01-18 Thread Dave Barton
PeeWee wrote: Hello The link below is an SVG file of the Math Guide front cover opened in Draw. https://www.dropbox.com/s/urcyejp28cii9dx/Front_V42_opened_in_LO.odg?dl=0 As you can see, it is a bit of a disaster and the conclusion is to me that Draw cannot open an SVG file correctly.

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Typo in the Working with Templates PDF

2014-11-23 Thread Dave Barton
Original Message From: Kristine starp...@charter.net To: documentation@global.libreoffice.org Date: Fri, 31 Oct 2014 04:50:13 -0700 FYI: In the Working with Template PDF (WG4010), there's a typo: Page 11, under the heading, Creating a template folder. Kristine Green

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] New version of Publishing_extensions.odt

2014-11-23 Thread Dave Barton
Original Message From: Jean Weber jeanwe...@gmail.com Date: Thu, 13 Nov 2014 09:01:17 +1000 On Monday, November 3, 2014, Gerhard Weydt gerhard.we...@t-online.de wrote: Hello, The document Pulishing_extensions.odt, which is linked to from the LO Extension site home page,

[libreoffice-documentation] Writer 4.2 Guide individual chapters now updated and republished

2014-10-30 Thread Dave Barton
First a big thank you to Hazel for her hard work and eagle eye in reviewing the previously published chapters and to Milos for providing the cleaned XML copies for me to work with. I have now incorporated Hazel's corrections into the files provided by Milos and uploaded ODT copies to ODFAuthors

[libreoffice-documentation] Proposed Change To Writer Guide 4.2 Chapter 12

2014-10-27 Thread Dave Barton
I am in the process of reviewing Hazel's corrections to the published chapters. On page 32 of chapter 12 Hazel found a dead link to an external website. The existing paragraph reads: Each type of source that you use when creating your document will have its own unique works cited format. The

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