Re: [libreoffice-documentation] French FAQs?

2014-03-19 Thread Jean Weber
On Thu, Mar 20, 2014 at 11:31 AM, Alan Cook ajc...@sbcglobal.net wrote: Hello. I've just signed up as a documentation volunteer. I notice that on the FAQ page there's a note about needing help with translating the questions from French, but when I compare the French and English pages it looks

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] GS4010

2014-03-16 Thread Jean Weber
On Sun, Mar 16, 2014 at 8:48 PM, Martin Saffron martinsaff...@gmail.com wrote: I may have a bit of spare time next week so will look at updating chapter 10 of the Getting Started user guide. I have Chapter 10 checked out. --Jean -- To unsubscribe e-mail to:

[libreoffice-documentation] Book distribution, production, and related matters

2014-03-16 Thread Jean Weber
I changed the subject line. On Mon, Mar 17, 2014 at 6:01 AM, timothy.m.butterwo...@gmail.com wrote: On Sunday, March 16, 2014 09:47:33 AM you wrote: On Sun, Mar 16, 2014 at 6:58 AM, timothy.m.butterwo...@gmail.com wrote: On Saturday, March 15, 2014 03:24:11 AM you wrote: On Saturday,

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] GS4010

2014-03-16 Thread Jean Weber
On Mon, Mar 17, 2014 at 6:21 AM, Jean Weber jeanwe...@gmail.com wrote: On Sun, Mar 16, 2014 at 8:48 PM, Martin Saffron martinsaff...@gmail.com wrote: I may have a bit of spare time next week so will look at updating chapter 10 of the Getting Started user guide. I have Chapter 10 checked

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] WG Chapter 5; PrintingExportingEmailing

2014-03-16 Thread Jean Weber
On Sun, Mar 9, 2014 at 4:11 AM, John Smith clicks...@yahoo.co.uk wrote: This chapter now uploaded to ODF, Writer Drafts 4.2 folder. JohnS I have reviewed this chapter and placed it in the Writer 4.2 Feedback folder. I have not reviewed Chapters 3 and 4 because I thought you might want to make

Fwd: [libreoffice-documentation] How about printing this material in a soft cover book for us??

2014-03-15 Thread Jean Weber
to make on the subject of conversion to ebook formats, among other topics. --Jean -- Forwarded message -- From: Jean Weber jeanwe...@gmail.com Date: Sat, Mar 15, 2014 at 4:08 PM Subject: Re: [libreoffice-documentation] How about printing this material in a soft cover book for us

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] How about printing this material in a soft cover book for us??

2014-03-15 Thread Jean Weber
On Sun, Mar 16, 2014 at 6:58 AM, timothy.m.butterwo...@gmail.com wrote: On Saturday, March 15, 2014 03:24:11 AM you wrote: On Saturday, March 15, 2014 03:15:06 AM you wrote: On Saturday, March 15, 2014 04:08:59 PM you wrote: Jean, Is it possible to get Amazon.com to stock

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] translation of index entries

2014-03-12 Thread Jean Weber
On Mon, Mar 10, 2014 at 9:07 PM, Milos Sramek sramek.mi...@gmail.com wrote: Hi, we have a small problem with index entries in translation of the GS guide to Slovak. To explain: technically, there are two types of index entries, independent and shared (may own names :)). In the first type,

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] translation of index entries

2014-03-12 Thread Jean Weber
Martin, Removing the index entries may not be helpful, because then, instead of correcting the ones that need to be changed, we have to start from scratch to re-enter all of them. However, most chapters need re-indexing anyway, due to not being kept up to date. --Jean On Thu, Mar 13, 2014 at

[libreoffice-documentation] Re: [libreoffice-marketing] Tip of the day tweets from @LibreOffice account

2014-03-06 Thread Jean Weber
I had tried to start something similar on the Documentation blog, with tipshints and pointers to how-to pages, but the problem is always that someone has to write the how-tos. Once they are written, then we can link to them in many ways: blog posts, Twitter, Facebook, G+... I hope your initiative

[libreoffice-documentation] Getting Started, Chapters 1 through 5

2014-03-02 Thread Jean Weber
I have gone through Chapters 1 through 5 of the Getting Started guide for LO v4.2, which have been reviewed and updated by other people. IMO Chapters 1, 2 and 3 are ready to publish. However, it would be good if someone else would go through the latest iteration of Chapters 4 and 5, reviewing

[libreoffice-documentation] Re: GS Ch3 Styles Templates

2014-03-01 Thread Jean Weber
On Thursday, 27 February 2014, John Smith clicks...@yahoo.co.uk wrote: Further to this, I've just downloaded the GS Styles and Templates chapter to have a look at it ( I see the chapter was booked out by BB on the 14th Feb, and so I won't do anything to it) and I can see once again, many

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Information request

2014-02-26 Thread Jean Weber
Tom, that has nothing to do with whether a feature is available -- by design -- on some platforms and not on others, which is the situation here. --Jean On Wednesday, 26 February 2014, Tom Davies tomdavie...@yahoo.co.uk wrote: Hi :) Have you tried renaming your User Profile to get back to

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] libreoffice writer guide

2014-02-23 Thread Jean Weber
Not sure about your question. Do you mean starting from a command line? If so, which platform? Usually, on any platform, it's started in the graphical user interface, and the many ways to do that are described in Chapter 1 of the Getting Started book, if they are not in Chapter 1 of the Writer

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] libreoffice writer guide

2014-02-23 Thread Jean Weber
the developers haven't deliberately removed my choice of working how I find easiest Regards, Jeremy Dawson On 24/02/14 07:00, Jean Weber wrote: Not sure about your question. Do you mean starting from a command line? If so, which platform? Usually, on any platform, it's started

Fwd: [libreoffice-documentation] libreoffice writer guide

2014-02-23 Thread Jean Weber
, Version: 1:3.5.7-0ubuntu5) regards, Jeremy On 24/02/14 12:15, Jean Weber wrote: I think the commands are soffice, swriter, scalc, etc, with various switches as for OOo, but I'm not anywhere that I can easily look it up right now. Clayton, or someone else on this list, may have more info handy

[libreoffice-documentation] GS Chapter 3 (Styles Templates)

2014-02-14 Thread Jean Weber
Bruce Byfield, who is writing a book on using LO styles templates, has agreed to review (and revise as needed) Getting Started Chapter 3, Styles and Templates. Among other things, he'll be following up on all the questions left in that chapter after I and others had looked at it. --Jean -- To

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Re: Documentation Blog

2014-02-10 Thread Jean Weber
My official email address is jeanwe...@libreoffice.com On Feb 11, 2014 1:00 AM, Jean Spiteri beimaginativeegr...@gmail.com wrote: Can you give me his/her email address? Sophie, this is so that I fix fdo#72071 which is a replacement for the page you linked to. -- View this message in

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] GS Guide Chapter 1 Introducing LibreOffice

2014-02-07 Thread Jean Weber
Peter, I am reviewing your changes and will be uploading a revised chapter later today. You have indeed misunderstood the Quickstarter. I am rewriting that section and will include revised screenshots, which you may wish to replace with ones that match the rest of the chapter. I'm also making some

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] GS Guide Chapter 1 Introducing LibreOffice

2014-02-07 Thread Jean Weber
, Jean Weber jeanwe...@gmail.com wrote: Peter, I am reviewing your changes and will be uploading a revised chapter later today. You have indeed misunderstood the Quickstarter. I am rewriting that section and will include revised screenshots, which you may wish to replace with ones that match

[libreoffice-documentation] Getting Started Chs 3 4

2014-02-07 Thread Jean Weber
I have accepted Hazel's copyedits to Ch3 (Styles Templates) and revised some words on the Copyright page, but someone needs to do further review and research to deal with the questions I left in the chapter on my earlier pass.

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] GS Guide Chapter 4, Getting started with Writer

2014-02-03 Thread Jean Weber
I anchor all figure graphics as character in their own paragraph. If anyone does it differently in a user guide file, and I notice, I change it. This has worked more reliably for years in our docs than other methods. I don't have the time or energy to explain what the problems are when doing it

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Hello all

2014-01-29 Thread Jean Weber
There appears to be a problem right now with adding a new user to the website. I'll look into it and get back to you as soon as possible, but that could be some days due to volunteers being busy with other things. Or it could be only a few hours if it's a temporary hiccup. You can do some things

[libreoffice-documentation] Local weather possible downtime

2014-01-28 Thread Jean Weber
While most of you are enduring cold weather or at least some version of winter, here in Townsville, Australia it's summer and that means: cyclone season! Yes, the first of the year in our area is headed our way from the northeast and is forecast to cross the coast a bit north of here during Friday

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Version 4.2, Getting Started Guide, Chapter 3

2014-01-27 Thread Jean Weber
I have edited and added to Martin's updates. Some questions remain for others to address; comments in file. Some research will be required. Also, someone else might notice other things that I missed but need to be updated. File is here:

[libreoffice-documentation] When taking screenshots for LO user guides

2014-01-26 Thread Jean Weber
A reminder: when taking screenshots for use in LibreOffice user guides, please use the US-English version of the software, NOT the UK-English version, for consistency with the text, which is to be written in US English. --Jean -- To unsubscribe e-mail to:

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Recent sales of LO user guides

2014-01-26 Thread Jean Weber
On Sun, Jan 26, 2014 at 9:16 PM, Tom Davies tomdavie...@yahoo.co.uk wrote: I also feel that it's worth using the fund to get into places such as iBookstore or Amazon or anything like that, even if there is a reasonable set-up fee or a fee that is a percentage-of-sales. Even if such places

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Changes to front cover and copyright notice required for user guides to go on Amazon

2014-01-26 Thread Jean Weber
a vote as i don't contribute to or do any work in the team itself, also i'm not a member of TDF. Also i'm not sure if this is a formal vote or if a proposal needs a seconder but if it is and if it does then i would if i could. Regards from Tom :) On 25 January 2014 23:28, Jean Weber jeanwe

[libreoffice-documentation] Version 4.2 Getting Started Guide, Chapter 1

2014-01-26 Thread Jean Weber
I have made further edits to MartinS's revisions to Version 4.2 Getting Started Guide, Chapter 1. PeterS is replacing some screenshots to match others in the chapter. We'll let you know when it's done. --Jean -- To unsubscribe e-mail to: documentation+unsubscr...@global.libreoffice.org

[libreoffice-documentation] Recent sales of LO user guides

2014-01-25 Thread Jean Weber
Friends of Open Document Inc is the publisher of the printed editions of our user guides (through Lulu.com) and the custodian of income from sales of PDFs through the Ubuntu store. I have posted their 6-month interim accounts (July-Dec 2013) to their website. The page for LibreOffice Docs is

[libreoffice-documentation] Changes to front cover and copyright notice required for user guides to go on Amazon

2014-01-25 Thread Jean Weber
As I mentioned in an earlier note, I have been looking into getting our user guides sold through Amazon and other venues, now that Lulu is not charging a fee for this. In order for our books to qualify, some minor changes are required to the files sent to Lulu. These changes do not need to be

[libreoffice-documentation] Instructions for creating books

2014-01-25 Thread Jean Weber
On Fri, Jan 24, 2014 at 8:41 PM, PeeWee psaut...@libreoffice.org wrote: Hello Jean Could you please tell me or give me a link to the instructions on how to collate all the chapters into a guide and then publish the guide in ODT and PDF formats. Chapter 2 of the Contributors Guide has

[libreoffice-documentation] Getting Started book for LO v4.2

2014-01-25 Thread Jean Weber
The Getting Started guide is, not surprisingly, the most popular book we produce, with the Writer Guide running a close second. PeterS, if you can update the chapters on Draw and Impress for the Getting Started book, that would help move it along. And any other chapters that might take your

[libreoffice-documentation] Team leader?

2014-01-21 Thread Jean Weber
I will be travelling much of this year (nothing new there), so it would be good If someone, or several people, would take more of an organising (aka herding cats?) role in this group. And/or people need to do more reviewing, editing, publishing, so I'm not the limiting factor. We want and need

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] OSX version 10.9.1

2014-01-18 Thread Jean Weber
21:28, Jean Weber jeanwe...@gmail.com javascript:; wrote: Tom, User guides are not apps. Several of our user guides are (or were) in the iBooks store, because Lulu.com will put them there at no charge to us. However, the rapidity of user guide production for updates to the software

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] OSX version 10.9.1

2014-01-18 Thread Jean Weber
On Saturday, January 18, 2014, PeeWee psaut...@libreoffice.org wrote: Hello Italo I have installed a few applications where there is a gateway issue, that is the application would not install. The only way round this problem is to change the security settings in Settings Security Privacy.

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Re: OSX version 10.9.1

2014-01-17 Thread Jean Weber
Tom, User guides are not apps. Several of our user guides are (or were) in the iBooks store, because Lulu.com will put them there at no charge to us. However, the rapidity of user guide production for updates to the software, and the slowness of getting books into the iBooks store, means it's not

[libreoffice-documentation] First pass editing Base Guide Ch2

2014-01-16 Thread Jean Weber
I've had a first pass through Chapter 2 of the Base Guide, doing consistency cleanup of layout and styles, and put the result on ODFAuthors and the wiki. I intend to work on editing the content over the next week, but I may do consistency cleanup of Ch3 first. Meanwhile, I've uploaded Dan's copy

[libreoffice-documentation] Fwd: [Libreoffice-qa] [ANN] LibreOffice 4.2.0 RC2 available

2014-01-12 Thread Jean Weber
-- Forwarded message -- From: Christian Lohmaier lohma...@googlemail.com Date: Mon, Jan 13, 2014 at 8:10 AM Subject: [Libreoffice-qa] [ANN] LibreOffice 4.2.0 RC2 available To: libreoffice-dev libreoff...@lists.freedesktop.org, Libreoffice ln10 l...@global.libreoffice.org,

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Microsoft Migration Guide

2014-01-08 Thread Jean Weber
The term Migration Guide seems to be used around the project to refer to two types of documents. One is more a marketing document providing guidance for people and companies considering changing from Microsoft Office to LibreOffice. The other is more of a user guide intended to help people who

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Greetings from a New Member

2014-01-08 Thread Jean Weber
for things to fill in the gaps, expand upon a topic area, reach out to a new audience... --Jean On Thu, Jan 9, 2014 at 7:27 AM, ebotts eric.bo...@gmail.com wrote: Hi everyone, Jean Weber already set me up with an ODFAuthors user account, so no worries there. I'm twenty-eight and working toward

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Microsoft Migration Guide

2014-01-07 Thread Jean Weber
Someone on the marketing list may be working on this. You might check there as well. Unless you're the person who expressed interest on the other list? --Jean On Wed, Jan 8, 2014 at 8:45 AM, David Virden dvirden2...@gmail.com wrote: Hello, I've been on the mailing list for several months,

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Uploading Base Chapters ready for review

2013-12-29 Thread Jean Weber
Dan, I've got a bit lost in the various Getting Started with Base files you have been producing lately. Please help me sort this out so I'm sure I've got it right. This file's title page says it is Chapter 1 of the Base Guide. An earlier version showed it as being in the Getting Started Guide

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Uploading Base Chapters ready for review

2013-12-29 Thread Jean Weber
chapter of the Base Guide so that editing one would affect the other automatically. I just wasn't sure whether it had been decided if that was a great idea or awkward. Regards from Tom :) On 29 December 2013 08:06, Jean Weber jeanwe...@gmail.com wrote: Dan, I've got a bit lost in the various

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Version 4.2 Getting Started Guide

2013-12-29 Thread Jean Weber
Thanks for this work, Martin. I've just had a quick look at your additions to the User Guide Tasks page, which are just what we need. I just hope other people pay attention to them, as well as doing their own reviewing, when updating the chapter files. If you, or anyone else, want to start doing

[libreoffice-documentation] Revised Calc v4.1 Ch6 (Printing, Exporting, Emailing) published

2013-12-28 Thread Jean Weber
Thanks to PeterS for his work on this chapter. I've done some extensive copyediting and published the result to ODFAuthors and the Docs wiki. http://www.odfauthors.org/libreoffice/english/calc-guide/published-lo-4.1/cg4-1-ch6-printing-exporting-emailing/view --Jean -- To unsubscribe e-mail to:

[libreoffice-documentation] Fwd: [tdf-announce] The Document Foundation announces LibreOffice 4.1.4

2013-12-18 Thread Jean Weber
In case you're not subscribed to the announce list. --Jean Berlin, December 18, 2013 - The Document Foundation (TDF) announces LibreOffice 4.1.4, for Windows, MacOS X and Linux, the fourth minor release of the LibreOffice 4.1 family and the first also suggested for corporate deployments (with

[libreoffice-documentation] Help re digital signatures?

2013-12-13 Thread Jean Weber
Reposting this with a different title in hope that someone with a digital signature will notice and can advise whether our writeup (which appears in most of the books, though possibly worded slightly differently) covers the topic correctly and sufficiently completely. --Jean -- Forwarded

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Help re digital signatures?

2013-12-13 Thread Jean Weber
Try it now. I've changed the permissions on it. On Sat, Dec 14, 2013 at 10:14 AM, Marc Grober m...@interak.com wrote: I would look it over, but the file is password protected On 12/13/13, 2:40 PM, Jean Weber wrote: Reposting this with a different title in hope that someone with a digital

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Re: Calc Guide 4.1 New Version

2013-12-08 Thread Jean Weber
On Sun, Dec 8, 2013 at 10:43 AM, Jean Weber jeanwe...@gmail.com wrote: On Sat, Dec 7, 2013 at 7:21 PM, PeeWee psaut...@libreoffice.org wrote: Hello New file for Chapter 5 Using Graphics in Calc now in the Drafts LO4.1 folder on the ODF Authors website. The cross reference on Page 10 has been

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Re: Calc Guide 4.1 New Version

2013-12-08 Thread Jean Weber
On Mon, Dec 9, 2013 at 6:08 AM, Jean Weber jeanwe...@gmail.com wrote: On Sun, Dec 8, 2013 at 10:43 AM, Jean Weber jeanwe...@gmail.com wrote: On Sat, Dec 7, 2013 at 7:21 PM, PeeWee psaut...@libreoffice.org wrote: Hello New file for Chapter 5 Using Graphics in Calc now in the Drafts LO4.1

[libreoffice-documentation] Cleaned up Getting Started files

2013-12-07 Thread Jean Weber
Thanks to the work by Milos Sramek, we now have a set of Getting Started v4.0 files that have been cleaned of manual formatting (as described in some previous notes on this list). I have now made some further tweaks to those files, because I found some minor problems when checking them, and I

[libreoffice-documentation] Re: Cleaned up Getting Started files

2013-12-07 Thread Jean Weber
On Sat, Dec 7, 2013 at 8:45 PM, Jean Weber jeanwe...@gmail.com wrote: Thanks to the work by Milos Sramek, we now have a set of Getting Started v4.0 files that have been cleaned of manual formatting (as described in some previous notes on this list). I have now made some further tweaks

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Version 4.2 Getting started guide, Chapter 1

2013-12-07 Thread Jean Weber
On Sat, Dec 7, 2013 at 8:58 PM, Milos Sramek sramek.mi...@gmail.com wrote: Dňa 2013-12-07 02:30, Jean Weber wrote / napísal(a): please, do not use that old version, because meanwhile I've created a new one: http://ubuntuone.com/0wKYgmWPo7jM03xNeUXqSU. What is different or new in your new

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Mistakes on Calc User Guide

2013-12-07 Thread Jean Weber
Thank you! I will correct these and reissue the PDF. --Jean On Sun, Dec 8, 2013 at 2:58 AM, Masrosid Dua masro...@ymail.com wrote: I found some “Error: Reference source not found” on LibreOffice 4.1 Calc Guide(CG41-CalcGuideLO.pdf). For example on page 88, 251, and 274. I don't how to fix

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Re: Calc Guide 4.1 New Version

2013-12-07 Thread Jean Weber
On Sat, Dec 7, 2013 at 7:21 PM, PeeWee psaut...@libreoffice.org wrote: Hello New file for Chapter 5 Using Graphics in Calc now in the Drafts LO4.1 folder on the ODF Authors website. The cross reference on Page 10 has been corrected.

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Version 4.2 Getting started guide, Chapter 1

2013-12-06 Thread Jean Weber
Milos, my apologies for not paying more attention to your earlier note and replying then. I am now downloading your cleaned files, which should indeed be VERY helpful to us and save us a lot of work. I'll put them on the ODFAuthors site and let the team know to use them as the starting point when

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Translating French Math FAQs

2013-12-03 Thread Jean Weber
I have little to do with the FAQs, so I'm not the person to answer most questions on that topic. --Jean On 4 Dec 2013, at 2:11, Glen Reesor g...@jenniferandglen.ca wrote: Hi Jean, I just realized I should have directed my question to someone in particular :-). Also, a better wording of my

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Release 4.2 icon set

2013-12-02 Thread Jean Weber
On Tue, Dec 3, 2013 at 3:20 AM, John Smith clicks...@yahoo.co.uk wrote: Jean, Just had a thought on this subject. Are we staying with Galaxy, which I see is no longer listed as Galaxy(default), or are we going with Tango? I know we had this discussion earlier this year, but is it now time to

[libreoffice-documentation] LibreOffice books discount price

2013-12-02 Thread Jean Weber
Lulu.com, where the printed copies of the LibreOffice user guides are published and sold, is having a sale: 30% off until midnight on Thursday, December 5, US east coast time. The code is: LULUVIP6131 Direct link to LO books: http://www.lulu.com/spotlight/opendocument Note: the 30% off discount

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Copy documentation from OpenOffice.org?

2013-11-30 Thread Jean Weber
Tom, what you suspect about the authors' intentions, and your opinion that it's a risk-analysis issue rather than a legal one, is not good enough. Whether you are correct or not, ignoring the legalities is not acceptable behaviour as far as The Document Foundation is concerned. I suggest you stop

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Copy documentation from OpenOffice.org?

2013-11-30 Thread Jean Weber
On Sat, Nov 30, 2013 at 10:59 PM, C smau...@gmail.com wrote: It's not about court cases, it's about respecting the wishes and expectations of people who did contribute under a specific license (or no license). Totally agree with Clayton about that. If we treat legacy documentation content

[libreoffice-documentation] Fwd: [libreoffice-projects] [ANN] LibreOffice 4.1.4 RC1 available

2013-11-30 Thread Jean Weber
May be of interest to some on the Docs team. Note that on Windows, this RC will replace your 4.1.3 installation unless you know how to install it separately. Beta1 of LO v4.2 is also available, as I posted here recently. --Jean -- Forwarded message -- From: Christian Lohmaier

[libreoffice-documentation] Calc Guide chapters published

2013-11-28 Thread Jean Weber
I have today published all the outstanding chapters of Calc, even though some still need further review and updates. (Everything always needs further review.) If you're working on a chapter now, one of two things will happen: if the changes are corrections of errors, I'll republish the corrected

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Draw Guide (full book) now available

2013-11-28 Thread Jean Weber
that package, and I chat back and forth several times a week ongoing.) On 11/26/2013 01:44 AM, Jean Weber wrote: Have fun finding all the errors I missed (or that I introduced when compiling the book). http://www.odfauthors.org/libreoffice/english/draw-guide/published-lo-4.1/dg4-1-draw-guide-full

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Calc Guide chapters published

2013-11-28 Thread Jean Weber
at this time of year. --Jean On Fri, Nov 29, 2013 at 8:06 AM, Italo Vignoli italo.vign...@gmail.com wrote: On 28/11/13 09:11, Jean Weber wrote: I am now compiling the full book, with intention of publishing it within the next few days. Joan, what about a recap announcement of the guides available

[libreoffice-documentation] LibreOffice 4.2.0 beta1 available for testing

2013-11-26 Thread Jean Weber
I'd like to encourage people on the Docs list, if you're not working on the Calc 4.1 Guide or one of the books on Base (or even if you are), to download and test LibreOffice 4.2.0 beta1. You will be helping QA (by testing and reporting bugs) and, at the same time, learning what features need to be

[libreoffice-documentation] Translating French Math FAQs

2013-11-25 Thread Jean Weber
Reposting this to the list with a relevant subject line so it doesn't get lost in discussion of Draw Guide. Also copying Sophie for info of French team. Glen Reesor g...@jenniferandglen.ca wrote, I will work on translating the French Math FAQs to English. By the way, I'm not sure how to notify

[libreoffice-documentation] Draw Guide (full book) now available

2013-11-25 Thread Jean Weber
Have fun finding all the errors I missed (or that I introduced when compiling the book). http://www.odfauthors.org/libreoffice/english/draw-guide/published-lo-4.1/dg4-1-draw-guide-full-book-pdf/view

[libreoffice-documentation] Calc Guide v4.1 Chapters 5 6

2013-11-24 Thread Jean Weber
I have updated Calc Guide Chs 56 following Martin Saffron's review for v4.1 and published them on the wiki and here: http://www.odfauthors.org/libreoffice/english/calc-guide/published-lo-4.1/ PeterS, if you have already started on either of those, your work was likely to supercede mine anyway

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Re: Version 4.1 Draw Guide

2013-11-23 Thread Jean Weber
any errors or has questions about the chapters, do speak up! --Jean On Fri, Nov 22, 2013 at 5:52 AM, Jean Weber jeanwe...@gmail.com wrote: Hi Peter, I plan to check and publish these last three chapters today or tomorrow and then compile the book. Great work! Are you going to work on Calc

[libreoffice-documentation] Calc Guide Chapter 14, Customizing Calc

2013-11-23 Thread Jean Weber
This file includes Mark Morin's updates and suggested enhancements. I have annotated some of it. IMO most of the additional material should not go into this chapter, but it could be included in other chapters of the Calc Guide or Getting Started or perhaps go into one or more stand-alone

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Version 4.1 Calc Guide, Chapter 5

2013-11-21 Thread Jean Weber
Thanks, Martin. We haven't finished this book, so this is a very good time for including minor changes before final publishing. PeterS, if you're going to work on this book, I'll leave this to you to implement whatever is needed since you are planning to replace many of the screenshots anyway.

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Re: Version 4.1 Draw Guide

2013-11-21 Thread Jean Weber
Hi Peter, I plan to check and publish these last three chapters today or tomorrow and then compile the book. Great work! Are you going to work on Calc Guide updates for v4.1 now? I've got some of the later chapters in progress (should be finished soon), but quite a few have been done... enough to

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] LibreOffice 4.0 Getting Started Guide

2013-11-19 Thread Jean Weber
Page styles cannot be linked. That is working as designed and AFAIK it's always been that way. BTW, you often don't need as many page styles as you might initially think. Chapters 6 7 in the Writer Guide have more details. --Jean On 19 Nov 2013, at 19:59, Alan Wheatley afwheat...@mac.com

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Upcoming Bugzilla Migration

2013-11-17 Thread Jean Weber
Offhand I can't think of any mentions in the user guides, but I'll check. I'm sure there are some mentions on the Docs wiki somewhere, or in resources like the Contributors Guide. I'll check the latter, and hopefully others can track down any mentions on the wiki -- or might recall or be able to

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Re: Version 4.1 Draw Guide, Chapter 9

2013-11-17 Thread Jean Weber
On Sun, Nov 17, 2013 at 10:26 PM, Hazel Russman hazeldeb...@googlemail.com wrote: On Sun, 17 Nov 2013 08:09:38 +1000 Jean Weber jeanwe...@gmail.com wrote: 3) I am still looking for one or more people to help with updating the Base Handbook, which was translated from German to English

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Re: Version 4.1 Draw Guide, Chapter 9

2013-11-17 Thread Jean Weber
Preston, Can you do translations from either French or German? Otherwise, what interests you from the list in my earlier note in this thread? Some items on that list can be conveniently broken into smaller tasks that take less of a time commitment than others. --Jean On Mon, Nov 18, 2013 at 2:41

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Re: Version 4.1 Draw Guide, Chapter 9

2013-11-16 Thread Jean Weber
On Sat, Nov 16, 2013 at 11:37 PM, PeeWee psaut...@libreoffice.org wrote: I have been upgrading the Draw (4.1) and will complete the remaining chapters fairly quickly. Then it will be onto the Calc Guide to bring up to 4.1. The Calc chapters are being upgraded to 4.0 by other volunteers. I

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Some progress on the Base Guide, again

2013-11-16 Thread Jean Weber
:43 PM, Jean Weber jeanwe...@gmail.com wrote: Dan, Good to hear from you, and great to hear of both your work on this book and the fact that Calibre seems to be doing a better job for ePubs; creating ePubs of more of our chapters and books has been on my to-do list forever, it seems. Getting good

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] GETPIVOTDATA

2013-11-14 Thread Jean Weber
Thanks! I have tweaked it so the caution note is on the same page, and I have republished the chapter. --Jean On Fri, Nov 15, 2013 at 2:47 AM, John Smith clicks...@yahoo.co.uk wrote: Good stuff. Well done. JohnS On 14/11/2013 12:39, K-J LibreOffice wrote: Hi John, Jean, Am 14.11.2013

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Re: Version 4.1 Draw Guide

2013-11-14 Thread Jean Weber
Chapters 7 and 8 of the Draw Guide v4.1 have been published after minor editing by me. As always, they are available for further review by others. --Jean On Fri, Nov 15, 2013 at 12:20 AM, PeeWee psaut...@libreoffice.org wrote: Hello Version 4.1 of the Draw Guide Chapter 8 Connections,

[libreoffice-documentation] Calc Guide v4.1, Chapter 8, Pivot Tables, has been published

2013-11-12 Thread Jean Weber
I have edited Preston's work on CG 4.1 Ch8, Pivot Tables, and published it to the wiki and to the ODFAuthors website (on the latter, it's under CG 4.0, which is where I'm putting chapters until PeterS has a chance to go through them). I'd link, but on the iPad that's not as easy or quick as on

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] LO Math Help

2013-11-11 Thread Jean Weber
Glen, The help files at help.libreoffice.org are a copy of the help files supplied with the LibreOffice program itself). AFAIK, they are created/reviewed/published by the developers and translators, due to the requirements of tools used in the process. The best person to ask is probably Sophie

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] LO Math Help

2013-11-11 Thread Jean Weber
for yourself. --Jean On Tue, Nov 12, 2013 at 11:13 AM, Glen Reesor g...@jenniferandglen.ca wrote: My list is in ODT format right now. I would have no problem putting it in wiki format. Thanks for passing my note along to Sophie Gautier. - Glen On 2013-11-11 17:21, Jean Weber wrote: Glen

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Some progress on the Base Guide, again

2013-11-07 Thread Jean Weber
Dan, Good to hear from you, and great to hear of both your work on this book and the fact that Calibre seems to be doing a better job for ePubs; creating ePubs of more of our chapters and books has been on my to-do list forever, it seems. Getting good results used to be very daunting and

[libreoffice-documentation] Re: [libreoffice-marketing] LO white paper

2013-11-06 Thread Jean Weber
Permanent home on the wiki. One file can be linked from several pages, including Docs and Marketing. Haven't had time to think about that in more detail, or look at the paper itself. That needn't stop someone else moving ahead with this. --Jean On Wed, Nov 6, 2013 at 12:45 AM, dbclinton

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Calc wiki FAQ

2013-11-06 Thread Jean Weber
On Mon, Nov 4, 2013 at 10:41 PM, Googlemail hazeldeb...@googlemail.com wrote: On Sun, 03 Nov 2013 22:08:18 +0100 Sophie gautier.sop...@gmail.com wrote: Le 03/11/2013 21:26, Jean Weber a écrit : On 4 Nov 2013, at 3:14, Hazel Russman hazeldeb...@googlemail.com wrote: There are currently

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Calc wiki FAQ

2013-11-06 Thread Jean Weber
Bruce, Welcome. Translating FAQs is a perfect job for someone with only limited blocks of time available. Slow work completion is much less critical than when trying to put together a user guide. So I encourage you to just dive in and do what you can, when you can. If you let us know what you're

[libreoffice-documentation] Re: Calc Guide Chapter 14 -- Customizing Calc

2013-11-06 Thread Jean Weber
Mark, Thanks for doing this! A bit of trivia: the file name should have been changed to CG4114 (for LOv4.1, Ch14). No problem; I'll do that when I go through it and create the next iteration. --Jean On Thu, Nov 7, 2013 at 3:08 PM, Mark Morin mdmp...@gmail.com wrote: I have uploaded a draft of

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Calc wiki FAQ

2013-11-03 Thread Jean Weber
On 4 Nov 2013, at 3:14, Hazel Russman hazeldeb...@googlemail.com wrote: There are currently only a few entries in this faq. I have edited them and they just need new screenshots. The French Calc FAQ has lots of entries. I could in theory translate these into English but it would be a big

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Writer FAQ: Miscellaneous.

2013-11-03 Thread Jean Weber
On 31 Oct 2013, at 1:49, Hazel Russman hazeldeb...@googlemail.com wrote: I have now completed this final section of the FAQ. Most of the articles are fresh translations from the French and will have to be checked for accuracy. In one or two cases, I have added material to make the

[libreoffice-documentation] Fwd: [libreoffice-projects] Owncloud repository

2013-10-23 Thread Jean Weber
as a follow-up to Tom's message, forwarding Charles' message, please note the better URL in the Christian's message below. --Jean -- Forwarded message -- From: Christian Lohmaier lohmaier+libreoff...@googlemail.com Date: Wed, Oct 23, 2013 at 9:08 PM Subject: Re:

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Conditional Styles - FAQ

2013-10-21 Thread Jean Weber
On Mon, Oct 21, 2013 at 4:08 PM, Dave Barton d...@tasit.net wrote: C wrote: On Sun, Oct 20, 2013 at 10:25 PM, Dave Barton wrote: Please disregard my previous post. I downloaded the French sample document and tracked down the way that Conditional Styles actually work. I will try rewriting

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] BoD nominations

2013-10-17 Thread Jean Weber
For those members of the team who don't follow the Board-discuss list, I'll mention that the election has not yet been formally called, though people are being encouraged to consider nominating themselves or others. Please note that only members of The Document Foundation are eligible to be

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Minor changes to user guide chapter template

2013-10-17 Thread Jean Weber
On 18 Oct 2013, at 7:40, Leo Moons leo.mo...@telenet.be wrote: Hello Jean op 09-10-13 10:21, Jean Weber schreef: I have made some changes to the copyright page of the user guide chapter template. The most important change is correcting the font used for the Command key symbol for Mac

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Calc Guide?

2013-10-17 Thread Jean Weber
of research on existing bugs that may influence what I'm looking at, to deal with. Regards JohnS On 16/10/2013 10:13, Jean Weber wrote: Work on the Calc Guide seems to have stalled, or gone into the very, very slow going category for those chapters that I'm aware are being worked on. We need people

[libreoffice-documentation] Calc Guide?

2013-10-16 Thread Jean Weber
Work on the Calc Guide seems to have stalled, or gone into the very, very slow going category for those chapters that I'm aware are being worked on. We need people to take Chapter 14 and Appendix C. Both should be fairly easy to check. If you have problems with replacing screenshots in Ch14, just

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Calc Guide?

2013-10-16 Thread Jean Weber
://wiki.documentfoundation.org/images/d/d5/CG3414-CustomizingCalc.odt --Jean On Wed, Oct 16, 2013 at 9:31 PM, Mark Morin mdmp...@gmail.com wrote: Tell me how to access the document and I'll give it a shot. mark On 10/16/2013 5:13 AM, Jean Weber wrote: Work on the Calc Guide seems to have stalled, or gone

[libreoffice-documentation] Reviewed how-to on printing address labels

2013-10-11 Thread Jean Weber
David, I have reviewed this document and make several suggestions as well as some direct edits (with change tracking on). Thanks for your work! http://www.odfauthors.org/libreoffice/english/how-tos-tutorials/feedback/how-to-print-address-labels/view --Jean -- To unsubscribe e-mail to:

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