Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Creating a How To Migrate HSQL Base File wiki page for reference from LO 6.3 binary

2019-06-15 Thread Robert Großkopf
Hi *, I have updated http://robert.familiegrosskopf.de/index.php?=hsqldb_firebird_migration Will see if I will get to explain most of the problems (and workarounds), which will appear while migrating from HSQLDB to Firebird. - Views aren't migrated - Tablenames and columnnmes must have less than

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Creating a How To Migrate HSQL Base File wiki page for reference from LO 6.3 binary

2019-06-09 Thread Robert Großkopf
Hi *, > https://nextcloud.documentfoundation.org/s/KJ7q6LdpkdwmEd9 Have had a look at this. It's a description how to change from internal to external HSQLDB. Such a description is also part of the Base-Handbook. The description of Jean-Francois will show many details which I haven't written

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Creating a How To Migrate HSQL Base File wiki page for reference from LO 6.3 binary

2019-06-07 Thread Robert Großkopf
Hi Drew, > > In the ESC meeting yesterday the question of including the Migration > Assistant (MA) feature by default in the pending 6.3 release finished with > a decision to do so with one update the UI. Which would show the user a > link, on the dialog box which starts the process, to a wiki

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] error in LO user's guide

2019-05-01 Thread Robert Großkopf
Hi Olex, > > I have > Version: 6.0.7.3 > ID: 1:6.0.7-0ubuntu0.18.04.5 > and I have five tabs. This is a special build for Ubuntu, not the build from LO. I have had a look: Version: 6.0.5.2 Build-ID: 54c8cbb85f300ac59db32fe8a675ff7683cd5a16 has 4 tabs in OpenSuSE 15 Version: 6.1.1.2 Build-ID:

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] location of file on nextcloud

2019-01-25 Thread Robert Großkopf
Hi Dan, > There are several example database files that are a part of the Base > Handbook project. Where should place these as I translate them? The files are already translated. All the screenshots will show the translated database-files. See http://robert.familiegrosskopf.de/lo_hb_en/ Regards

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

2018-12-21 Thread Robert Großkopf
Hi Dan, > > The rest of the chapters are going to take much more time as the Preface > chapter only has 7 pages. The others are much larger and also contain > figures and both kinds of lists. If you are missing screenshots in English: I would make this with the special design for the German

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

2018-11-30 Thread Robert Großkopf
Hi Dan, > 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? Let us wait a little bit - I 'm just testing how to manage the changing from HSQLDB to Firebird. The

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] LibreOffice Sinhala Documentation

2018-08-23 Thread Robert Großkopf
hi jean, Am 24.08.2018 um 03:41 schrieb Jean Weber: > On Fri, Aug 24, 2018 at 12:37 AM Olivier Hallot > wrote: >> >> Hi >> >> Em 23/08/2018 11:17, Robert Großkopf escreveu: >>>> Can we have our own guide instead of sync with offiial English manual? >

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] LibreOffice Sinhala Documentation

2018-08-23 Thread Robert Großkopf
Hi Oliver, > > I don't get why the community can't sync with the English manual. For example: There doesn't exist an English manual for the special theme. My manuals (Base Handbook and XML-Forms) I haven't found there and I could better write it in my own language and hope somebody could

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] LibreOffice Sinhala Documentation

2018-08-23 Thread Robert Großkopf
Hi Danishka, > Can we have our own guide instead of sync with offiial English manual? You must not sync with the English manual. I have made the same here in Germany: A separate Base Handbook (just correcting for LO 6.1 at this time) and a seperate explanation of XML-Forms. So create your own

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Documentation about XML Form Documents

2018-04-25 Thread Robert Großkopf
Hi Oliver, >> > > Thanks for the text. Xforms is documented in the Help system: > > https://help.libreoffice.org/6.1/en-US/text/shared/guide/xforms.html I know that there is written something, but I won't call it a usable help. I haven't found anything there how to submit XML-data with

[libreoffice-documentation] Documentation about XML Form Documents

2018-04-25 Thread Robert Großkopf
Hi *, sombody in German ask.libreoffice.org asked something about XML-Form-Documents. I searched in the help and didn't found much. So I looked in the www - but there are also not much documentations about this topic you could start with LibreOffice trough File > New > XML Form Document So I

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

2018-01-24 Thread Robert Großkopf
Hi Dave, > > We don't yet have an initial draft for the Base chapter, but the core > Base functions and features don't often change so it is likely that > there will be very few changes needed to update the Base chapter from > the previous guide. However, I will investigate if there have been any

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Fwd: LibreOffice Base

2017-10-07 Thread Robert Großkopf
Hi Jean, I will contact him directly. Seem he is German and hasn't contacted the German mailinglists. Am 07.10.2017 um 02:43 schrieb Jean Weber: > Olivier or someone may wish to contact him. > --Jean > > > -- Forwarded message -- > From: AdamOfBremen >

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Documentation for Base

2017-05-29 Thread Robert Großkopf
Am 29.05.2017 um 18:13 schrieb Hazel Russman: > There's a Base Handbook translated from the German. > and the last version of this Handbook in German you could get here: http://de.libreoffice.org/get-help/documentation/ Shows a comparison of internal HSQLDB and internal Firebird, but isn't

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Documentation: Base HandBook

2016-02-09 Thread Robert Großkopf
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Hi Gustavo, > I'm studying the Base HandBook published on 3 July 2013, and I > would like to know if you can provide the odb file that you used > as sample on the book. As the book doesn't have an 'step by step' > as in the getting started book, I

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] documentation 5.0

2016-01-15 Thread Robert Großkopf
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Hi Kees, > > I'm working on the Dutch localization and translating guides. You are Dutch? Base-Handbook original is created in German. The German version of Handbook you could find here: http://de.libreoffice.org/get-help/documentation/ or

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Can someone help me to report a bug in Base?

2016-01-13 Thread Robert Großkopf
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Hi Hazel, > I wouldn't normally bother the list with an off-topic post, but I > have just spent a fruitless half hour trying and failing to > navigate the LibreOffice bug site. There are instructions of > course, but they seem to bear no

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] LibreOffice Base 5 Documentation

2016-01-03 Thread Robert Großkopf
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Hi Peter, > and I am on version 5.0.4.2 on Windows 10 This version is a littel bit buggy while using gridcontrols in a form. With OpenSUSE you could only mark the whole gridcontrol, not the header of a column. See

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Base 5.0 handbook

2015-10-17 Thread Robert Großkopf
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Hi Dan, > > I have already downloaded the example database that I need. I will > change the names needed to match the changes I have made in the > text. Then I will correct the screen shots that need it. Why do you change the database and create

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Base 5.0 handbook

2015-10-14 Thread Robert Großkopf
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Hi Dan, Am 14.10.2015 um 16:33 schrieb Dan Lewis: > On 10/12/2015 10:28 PM, Jean Weber wrote: >> I have started reviewing and editing Chapter 2, Creating a >> Database. >> >> Dan Lewis, you have Chapter 1, Introduction to Base, checked out. >> How

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Please notice: Error in document

2015-10-10 Thread Robert Großkopf
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Hi Paolo, > Hi, I was working on the translation of the Impress Guide 3.5, when > I found an "Error in reference.." in the source segment in OmegaT. > It appears to be also on the source file available for public > download: >

[libreoffice-documentation] Base Handbook Chapter 9: Macros

2015-09-05 Thread Robert Großkopf
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Hi *, and here the next: chapter 9 http://robert.familiegrosskopf.de/lo_hb_en/BH5009-Macros.odt Only new screenshots inserted, also German text - so must be translated. This chapter expanded very much. Formatting of macros must be corrected. Much

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] problem inserting a picture into libreOffice writer format odt

2015-09-05 Thread Robert Großkopf
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Hi Martin, you have written to the documentation-list. better you would write to us...@de.libreoffice.org (I saw your mail-address ends with *.de). I have tested the following: Pressed "Print" for a screenshot. Copied the screenshot to cache.

[libreoffice-documentation] Base Handbook chapter 10 and 11

2015-09-05 Thread Robert Großkopf
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Hi *, and here the rest: chapter 10 http://robert.familiegrosskopf.de/lo_hb_en/BH5010-Maintenance.odt chapter 11 http://robert.familiegrosskopf.de/lo_hb_en/BH5011-Appendix.odt Only new screenshots inserted, also German text - so must be translated.

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

2015-08-28 Thread Robert Großkopf
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Hi *, and here the next: chapter 8 http://robert.familiegrosskopf.de/lo_hb_en/BH5008-Tasks.odt Only new screenshots inserted, also German text - so must be translated. Regards Robert -BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE- Version: GnuPG v2

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Something strange happened...

2015-08-26 Thread Robert Großkopf
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Hi Hazel, This morning I happened to open a file that I'd been working on in Debian Wheezy, which still uses LO v.4. It opened in Writer as a completely blank single page! The content was gone. Back to Crux and the same file opened normally.

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

2015-08-23 Thread Robert Großkopf
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Hi *, and here the next: chapter 6 http://robert.familiegrosskopf.de/lo_hb_en/BH5006-Reports.odt Only new screenshots inserted, also German text - so must be translated. Code (Macro, SQL) already translated. Regards Robert -BEGIN PGP

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

2015-08-23 Thread Robert Großkopf
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Hi *, and here the next: chapter 7 http://robert.familiegrosskopf.de/lo_hb_en/BH5007-Linking.odt Only new screenshots inserted, also German text - so must be translated. The last macros I created were directly created referring to English. So it's

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

2015-08-22 Thread Robert Großkopf
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Hi *, and here the next: chapter 5 http://robert.familiegrosskopf.de/lo_hb_en/BH5005-Queries.odt Only new screenshots inserted, also German text - so must be translated. Nearly all queries in the handbook for version LO 3.5 were formatted without

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

2015-08-19 Thread Robert Großkopf
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Hi *, now chapter 4 http://robert.familiegrosskopf.de/lo_hb_en/BH5004-Forms.odt Only new screenshots inserted, also German text - so must be translated. Regards Robert -BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE- Version: GnuPG v2

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

2015-08-16 Thread Robert Großkopf
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Hi *, and here the next: chapter 3 http://robert.familiegrosskopf.de/lo_hb_en/BH5003-Tables.odt Only new screenshots inserted, also German text - so must be translated. Regards Robert -BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE- Version: GnuPG v2

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

2015-08-14 Thread Robert Großkopf
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Hi *, I have now uploaded chapter 2 here: http://robert.familiegrosskopf.de/lo_hb_en/BH5002-CreatingADatabase.odt This chapter isn't translated. I have taken the old version of Handbook 3.5, set Writer to Edit Track Changes Record Changes / Show

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

2015-08-08 Thread Robert Großkopf
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Hi *, I will add Robert's example files later, when I have had chance to study them in more detail and decide if they would befit from any minor adaptations (eg. change German terms to English) to accommodate an English speaking audience. All

[libreoffice-documentation] Base Handbook 5.0

2015-08-07 Thread Robert Großkopf
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 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 uploaded the English version here:

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Base Handbook 5.0

2015-08-07 Thread Robert Großkopf
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 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 review/edit procedure there? In the beginning of documentation I

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] German Base-Handbuch 5.0

2015-07-24 Thread Robert Großkopf
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Hello Hazel, Maybe I could give you a hand. There is a lot of text added to the first Handbook. The fist edition had about 350 pages, this edition has 520 pages. There are some parts added, but also some parts are corrected. A lot of work ...

[libreoffice-documentation] Creating templates for publishing at Lulu

2015-07-24 Thread Robert Großkopf
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Hi *, I have looked at the published LO-Books at Lulu, because I have been asked for a published German Base-Handbuch 5.0 1. I have seen format for the books is US-Trade (15,24cm * 22,86cm) Is there any trick to get a book from format DIN A4 (21cm *

[libreoffice-documentation] German Base-Handbuch 5.0

2015-07-21 Thread Robert Großkopf
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Hi *, at the end of this month the German Base-Handbuch 5.0 will be published. I have uploaded planned new version here: http://robert.familiegrosskopf.de/lo_hb_dev/Base_Gesamtband_einseitig.pdf I have also translated all example-databases, which

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Installation Instructions in Getting Started.

2015-07-04 Thread Robert Großkopf
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Hello John, I suspect that the vast majority of ordinary users like me, who use Linux as their OS, simply install LO from their distribution's repositories, if it is not already installed as part of the base install of their distribution. (As a

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

2015-06-10 Thread Robert Großkopf
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Hi Dave, 1. Does anyone know where these originate from? More importantly: Aren't this shades none-breaking spaces? If I set Insert → Formatting Mark → Non-breaking space I get the same shades. Regards Robert -BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE-

[libreoffice-documentation] Databases for Base-Handbook

2015-05-17 Thread Robert Großkopf
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Hi *, I'm writing the German Base-Handbook for LO 5.0 . There hasn't been changed anything for Base, so I could add more content with code-examples. I have also started to translate the example-databases into English. There have been two (big)

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Suggestion for next writer guide (pattern field control)

2015-03-24 Thread Robert Großkopf
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Hi elrico, While translating the writer guide, I met the form controls reference table (page 427 - writer guide 4.2 pdf); in the more controls toolbar section, the pattern field control should be better described in my opinion. You could find

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Base Documentation

2015-01-28 Thread Robert Großkopf
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Hi *, the new German Base-Handbuch Version 4.4 is available now: http://de.libreoffice.org/get-help/documentation/ There are also more example-databases for special problems with a description available. I have created also a Calc-document, which

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Base Documentation

2015-01-27 Thread Robert Großkopf
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Hi Jonathan, I thought that I had seen a couple of messages about using Base in LibreOffice 4.4. However, wandering around https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/Documentation/ the highest version I've found is the German documentation for 4.3.

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Base Documentation

2015-01-27 Thread Robert Großkopf
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Hi Jonathan, The internal Firebird-database is only experimental so it isn't documented yet. There is a comparison of HSQLDB and Firebird available. You could find it here:

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Beta 1 of LO 4.4.0 is available

2014-11-23 Thread Robert Großkopf
Hi *, Read about the cool new features in 4.4 here: https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/ReleaseNotes/4.4 No new features for Base. Will hope there aren't too much new bugs ... German Base Handbuch 4.4 will be ready when LO 4.4 will be released: 2015-02-01. Internal Firebird-Database is

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Date manipulation

2014-10-26 Thread Robert Großkopf
Hi Peter, I want to set a date range in a query to be between TODAY -10 Days and TODAY + 10 days. Is there a simple way to do this? You need a function like DATEADD (MySQL/MariaDB). This function isn't included in the HSQLDB. The first time I tried this I created a table by using Calc. One

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Re: [libreoffice-users] MySQL/MariaDB Native Linux connector for LibreOffice 4.2 and 4.3 (32 and 64 bit)

2014-10-20 Thread Robert Großkopf
Hi Tom, That sounds good! :) Have you tried the things that Stefan Gruber had trouble with? Without a link to a mail or any hint - how should anybody know another person had trouble with the connector published by Dan? I haven't read about trouble with the connector published by Dan. Only

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Base Handbook Chapter 8 -Database tasks - Review

2014-10-15 Thread Robert Großkopf
Hi Peter, Page 5 The description of the two forms and their interaction with the views, tables etc is not clear. I was able to follow it up to the creation of the forms. However the document uses *Update form*function. I was unable to find this in the Actions part of the menu. I could

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Base Handbook Chapter 8 -Database tasks

2014-10-12 Thread Robert Großkopf
Hi Peter, I am reading this mailing-list. You are writing the same content to me an to the mailing-list. Some other people do the same. Don't know why ... What I am trying to do is to confirm that someone following the examples will get the correct results. There are no results given in the

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Base Handbook Chapter 8 -Database tasks

2014-10-12 Thread Robert Großkopf
Hi Peter, In the examples on page 5 it uses a push button linked to the Updateform function. I cannot find this function. I assume that it is a standard macro somewhere to which you add the name of the form to be updated. Where can I find it? When you are writing about page 5 → which

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Base Handbook Chapter 8 -Database tasks

2014-10-11 Thread Robert Großkopf
Hi Peter, I am working through this chapter. In many cases I am having to design tables to match the code samples. Are there any sample database tables for this chapter? If so where can I download them? There are many example-databases for the German Handbuch. Please have a look here:

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Base Handbook Chapter 8 -Database tasks

2014-10-11 Thread Robert Großkopf
Hi Peter, Thanks. I will have a look at the sample data bases. It is possible that I can translate the field names to English equivalents. If I do should I add the table definitions as an appendix to the chapter? Wouldn't it be better to add the databases as it has been done for the German

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Base Handbook Chapter 5 Queries.

2014-10-04 Thread Robert Großkopf
Hi Peter, While working through the documentation I appear to have found a problem. The following query works: SELECT ID, Title, Pub_Year FROM Media It returns 8 rows. The following query fails SELECT ID, Title, Pub_Year FROM Media LIMIT 5 The error complains about 5 being an unexpected

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Base Forms - and subforms

2014-09-29 Thread Robert Großkopf
Hi Peter, I am checking the functionality of sub forms. I have a main table for people and a second table for contacts made with the people. They are linked by the people primary key. For each person there can be a variable number of contacts. The main form shows the people and the

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Re: Base Document - Forms

2014-09-28 Thread Robert Großkopf
Hi Peter, I am working through the documentation for the forms. To do this properly I needed a data base. I thought there had been added the example-databases to the Base-Handbook. But when I had a look at http://www.libreoffice.org/get-help/documentation/ I don't fin the translated

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] question about Base-Handbuch passage

2014-09-24 Thread Robert Großkopf
Am 24.09.2014 um 01:17 schrieb Alan Cook: Hello Robert, I have some questions about some of the new material that was added to v. 4.2 of the Base-Handbuch. There are a few sentences that I can't figure out how to translate. My questions concern the section added onto the end of Chapter

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Base Document - Forms

2014-09-21 Thread Robert Großkopf
Hi Peter, When i bring up my version of LibreBase the menus are somewhat different to those in the documentation. I was unable to find the forms options described. I downloaded my copy from the ubuntu repository. It says it is libreoffice-base 1:4.2.6.3-0ubuntu1. There are a whole heap

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Translating Base Handbook usin OmegaT

2014-09-10 Thread Robert Großkopf
Hi Milos, Maybe we can try it in case of a chapter you have not updated yet. For this, I would need the German odt files with the old and new version and odt file with the translated old version. From them I will create a translation memory file for the new version with translations from

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Base documentation volunteers

2014-09-09 Thread Robert Großkopf
Hello Alan, The reason that there's both a Guide and a Handbook is that the German documentation team got tired of waiting around for the English team to finish the Base Guide, so they took the draft chapters, translated them, finished the book, and published it as the Base-Handbuch.

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Base Handbook Chapter 3

2014-09-07 Thread Robert Großkopf
Hi Alan, Nothing has been done yet with regard to the German 4.3. The plan was and still is to get English 4.2 out first. That's what I'm working on. That would be the best way for now. The dicussed problem with Getting Started ... will be gone in Handbook LO 4.4. So It would be better to

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] problem w/Base Handbook

2014-08-30 Thread Robert Großkopf
Hi Alan, hope I understand most you have written the right way. My English-knowledge is very special. I'm updating the English translation of the Base Handbook from 3.5 to 4.2, and have run across a problem concerning which I'd appreciate some advice and feedback. In Chapter 3, Tables,

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] problem w/Base Handbook

2014-08-30 Thread Robert Großkopf
Hi Tom, Ahh, i thought this was going to be done by only re-translating the bits that changed rather than starting from scratch each time? I think starting from scratch occasionally might be a good idea to make sure everything really is covered. Now the question is whether to do the

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] problem w/Base Handbook

2014-08-30 Thread Robert Großkopf
Hi Jean, Robert, does the previous English GS chapter, which is now available as a tutorial, cover the missing info? If so, Alan can just change the references from GS to the tutorial. Or we could include that tutorial in the Handbook as an Appendix; that would work too, perhaps better than

[libreoffice-documentation] Base Handbook V43

2014-08-24 Thread Robert Großkopf
Hi *, we have finsihed the next Base-Handbook in German: Base-Handbuch 4.3 I will try to list all what has been changed since the other versions of the handbook. You could get it here: http://de.libreoffice.org/hilfe-kontakt/handbuecher/ It has expanded from 4.2 for more than 50 pages ...

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Base Handbook V43

2014-08-24 Thread Robert Großkopf
Hi *, I will try to list all what has been changed since the other versions of the handbook. Here the differences of the versions: http://robert.familiegrosskopf.de/lo_hb_en/Vergleich_Base_Handbuecher.ods Have only had a look at the index, not directly the (little) changes of content.

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Base Handbook V43

2014-08-24 Thread Robert Großkopf
Hi Tom, you could directly write to the documentation-list. I have subscribed today ... I think the current plan is to complete the 4.2 handbook (as a lot of resources have already gone into that) and then assess whether to do the 4.3 one or wait until the 4.4 comes out (at which point

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Base Handbook Annex

2014-05-30 Thread Robert Großkopf
Hi Hazel, Jean, Am 30.05.2014 18:15, schrieb Hazel Russman: On Sun, 18 May 2014 05:34:56 -0800 Jean Weber jeanwe...@gmail.com wrote: I think that Chapter 1 may have some rewritten (expanded) portions, not listed as new on Robert's spreadsheet, that you might like to have a look at if you

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Base Handbook Annex

2014-05-14 Thread Robert Großkopf
Hi Tom, Have the German Lists discussed possibly having the examples as a separate handbook? What are their thoughts about it? There hasn't been any discussion about the examples. All the examples were created by me. I like the idea of being able to update one without needing more effort

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Base Handbook Annex

2014-05-13 Thread Robert Großkopf
Hi Tom, How is this going? Have you been able to set-up a new area in ODFAuthors for it? Does anyone else know how to set up an area for a new book? Does that seem a sensible route to other people or is there a possibly better way forwards? I 'm not working with ODF-Authors. I could only

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Base Handbook Annex

2014-05-10 Thread Robert Großkopf
Hi Tom, Are there enough example databases be put together to form another book of their own? Perhaps some title such as Practical exercises with Base or something? The examples would show one special problem of Base. There are about 15 examples. Seems to be a good idea to start another

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Base Handbook Annex

2014-05-08 Thread Robert Großkopf
Hello *, there are many little example-databases for the German Base-Handbuch. They would show how to send a mail from Base, how to search for data and much more. Could be the databases mustn't be translated. See here: https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/images/3/3d/Beispieldatenbanken_V42.zip

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Re: Base Handbuch v4.2?

2014-04-08 Thread Robert Großkopf
Hi *, first let me write down: you mustn't set me in CC. I'm reading this list. The internal HsqlDb appears to have lost data for quite a few people in just normal database usage. Is Firebird also likely to lose data for people? Base only appears robust when using an external back-end.

[libreoffice-documentation] Re: Base Handbuch v4.2?

2014-04-07 Thread Robert Großkopf
Am 08.04.2014 01:44, schrieb Jean Weber: Robert, I see chapters of Base Handbuch v4.2, dated February 2014, here: http://robert.familiegrosskopf.de/lo_hb/ Are these published or still in development? I want to encourage people to translate them into English, or at least the parts that are

Re: Fwd: [libreoffice-documentation] problem with Base documentation about table control in version 4

2013-09-17 Thread Robert Großkopf
Hi Jean, hi Eduard this answer is also send to Eduard ... Right clicking on more controls I went to the more controls toolbar and I discovered that the icon table control was not clicked in that toolbar ! It happened both in 4.0 and 4.1 : is this a default value problem? I have about 30

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] problem with Base documentation about table control in version 4

2013-09-15 Thread Robert Großkopf
Hi Edouard, The documentation about Base version 4.0 in chapter “creating forms” describes a control called “Table control” , which is necessary (as far as I know) to implement a n:m relation. But I tried it both in version 4.0 and 4.1 and the icon for “table control” did not show up in

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] German Base-Handbuch 4.1 ready

2013-08-12 Thread Robert Großkopf
Hello *, next release of the German Base-Handbuch has been uploaded to http://de.libreoffice.org/hilfe-kontakt/handbuecher/ Version 4.1 shows the new functions in the Query-Editor and gives a hint about changes in the listfields of forms and using this changes with macros. Many content

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] German Base-Handbuch 4.1 ready

2013-08-11 Thread Robert Großkopf
Hi Jean, next release of the German Base-Handbuch has been uploaded to http://de.libreoffice.org/hilfe-kontakt/handbuecher/ Version 4.1 shows the new functions in the Query-Editor and gives a hint about changes in the listfields of forms and using this changes with macros. Many content has

[libreoffice-documentation] German Base-Handbuch 4.1 ready

2013-08-10 Thread Robert Großkopf
Hello *, next release of the German Base-Handbuch has been uploaded to http://de.libreoffice.org/hilfe-kontakt/handbuecher/ Version 4.1 shows the new functions in the Query-Editor and gives a hint about changes in the listfields of forms and using this changes with macros. Many content has been

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Base 4.0 Handbook?

2013-06-11 Thread Robert Großkopf
Hi Jean, Is there any reason we should not put a version 4.0 cover on the translated Base 3.6 Handbook? Is any information in the 3.6 book incorrect for version 4.0? Meaning: has Base v4 changed so that the 3.6 info is wrong? If the existing book can be rebranded for v4, I think we should

[libreoffice-documentation] Base Handbook screenshots

2013-04-27 Thread Robert Großkopf
Hello *, I have now added all screenshots needed for the Base Handbook to http://robert.familiegrosskopf.de/lo_hb_en/screenshots/ In the last chapter is described something special for OOo 3.1.1 (primary key for external HSQLDB). It's a little bit confusing to see Libre Office at top of the

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] new feature: document in Base H/b Ch4 Forms

2013-04-22 Thread Robert Großkopf
Hello Lionel, (Moving discussion to documentation team ML. Please keep me in CC, I'm not subscribed / I don't read that ML often.) So, I managed to update the built-in help for my new feature. Now, for the Base Handbook chapter 4: forms. Here are the needed changes, all in section Form

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Screenshots for Base Handbook

2013-04-06 Thread Robert Großkopf
Am 05.04.2013 19:31, schrieb Robert Großkopf: Hello *, I don't know, who is just working with a chapter of the base-handbook. I have made screenshots for the first two chapters. Chapter 3 and 4 were already made, also chapter 6. I will see, if I get the screenshots for chapter 5 ready

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] PING Robert G: Base Handbook Chapter 2 needs review

2013-04-06 Thread Robert Großkopf
Hello Jean, Robert: please review Base Handbook Chapter 2. There are questions to be answered. Thank you! I've dropped in your new screenshots. http://www.odfauthors.org/libreoffice/english/base-handbook/edited/base-h-b-ch2-creating-a-database/view I only found one question about a

[libreoffice-documentation] Screenshots for Base Handbook

2013-04-05 Thread Robert Großkopf
Hello *, I don't know, who is just working with a chapter of the base-handbook. I have made screenshots for the first two chapters. Chapter 3 and 4 were already made, also chapter 6. I will see, if I get the screenshots for chapter 5 ready this weekend. You could find the screenshots here:

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] PING RobertG: Base Handbook Ch5 (Queries) translation - questions

2013-03-21 Thread Robert Großkopf
Hello Dan, I am presently going through this chapter. One thing that would help very much: someone to translate the two databases into English. That has just been done by me. I have made screenshots for some chapters, too. Here are the databases:

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Base Handbook

2013-03-17 Thread Robert Großkopf
Hello Hazel, I have uploaded an English translation of Chapter 7 to the Drafts folder. It will need reformatting as there are huge gaps everywhere (English takes up a lot less room than German!). In addition it will need a set of English screenshots (Robert?) I have installed a new system. So

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Translating page cover LO 4 Guide

2013-03-10 Thread Robert Großkopf
Hello Laurent, I noticed that LO 4 Guides have new page cover. I was looking for svg files to translate them into French, like I did for 3.x version. But I could only find png and gif files. The xcf files on page https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/Documentation/Development/TemplateForV4

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: LO 4.0: intrinsic database: relations only between primaries keys?

2013-02-12 Thread Robert Großkopf
Hi *, Does anyone know where to get the original German version of the German Base Handbook? Regards from Tom :) Yes, I know. http://de.libreoffice.org/hilfe-kontakt/handbuecher/ - scroll a little bit down and you will find version 3.5. We are working on a new version 4.0,. Could be this

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Getting Started 4.0 book and status of updating all user guides

2013-02-12 Thread Robert Großkopf
Hello Jean, Meanwhile, we're still working our way through translating the Base Handbook from German, though we'll need to incorporate into the translated chapters any changes being made to it for v4.0. As I understand you want to have a look at what we are doing with Handbuch Base here,

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] PING Dan Lewis: Getting Started with Base 4.0

2013-01-17 Thread Robert Großkopf
Hello Dan, As far as I know, there are only one thing that should be changed: the removal of LDAP connectivity. A small section on how to use a default value in a list box needs to be added as well. Alex found the first, and the other came from a request on the user's mailing list.

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] I joined recently. How can I help?

2013-01-11 Thread Robert Großkopf
Hi Hazel, Am 11.01.2013 18:34, schrieb Hazel Russman: On Thu, 10 Jan 2013 23:05:28 + (GMT) Tom Davies tomdavie...@yahoo.co.uk wrote: Hi :) Thanks Jean :) Good to know. I think this is the tasks list?

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Ping Jean - Base Handbook Chapter 1 translated

2012-12-25 Thread Robert Großkopf
Hello Martin, note re Mahnung. A Mahnung is what one receives anytime something is overdue. Typically it will be a payment of a bill that you forgot. A polite letter comes entitled First Mahnung. Typically there is no penalty imposed at this stage. The second Mahnung and beyond gets messy

[libreoffice-documentation] Base-Handbook: Example Databases

2012-12-24 Thread Robert Großkopf
I have translated the two example databases of the German Base Handbuch. Hope, that the macros will work, as they work in the german database. http://robert.familiegrosskopf.de/lo_hb_en/Media_with_Macros.odb http://robert.familiegrosskopf.de/lo_hb_en/Media_without_Macros.odb -- Unsubscribe

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Base Handbook: possible correction to the name of a table

2012-12-16 Thread Robert Großkopf
Hello Hazel, In my earlier work on this book, I translated Mahnungen as Recalls. I assumed that the reference was to the recall notices that many libraries (including the one I used to work for) send out when an item is due for return or renewal. However in the chapter on Queries, it is

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Ready for another chapter of the Base Handbook.

2012-12-09 Thread Robert Großkopf
Am 09.12.2012 19:04, schrieb Hazel Russman: I think Robert was looking for a translator for the chapter on queries. If he sends me the current version, I will make a start on it. I have sent the current version to Hazel, Robert -- Unsubscribe instructions: E-mail to

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] PING Robert Großkopf: Base H/B Ch3 questions

2012-12-03 Thread Robert Großkopf
I have accepted Dan Lewis's changes to the text, but Dan had questions for Robert. The latest version of the file is here: http://www.odfauthors.org/libreoffice/english/base-handbook/reviewed/base-h-b-ch3-tables/view Have some problems with the comments and how to work with. I have read the

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] L

2012-11-27 Thread Robert Großkopf
Am 27.11.2012 14:09, schrieb Dan Lewis: On 11/25/2012 11:01 PM, Jean Weber wrote: On Sun, Nov 25, 2012 at 10:24 PM, Dan Lewis elderdanle...@gmail.com wrote: On 11/25/2012 05:15 AM, Robert Großkopf wrote: Hi Jean, I have edited Chapter 3, Tables, of the translated Base Handbook. I have left

[libreoffice-documentation] Base Handbook Chapter 6: Reports

2012-11-24 Thread Robert Großkopf
Hi *, I have added the English screenshots for this chapter and tried to solve all comments from Hazel. Sombody should have a look on it now: http://www.odfauthors.org/libreoffice/english/base-handbook/reviewed/base-chapter-o6-reports/view One screenshot I haven't created new, because it isn't

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