Fwd: [libreoffice-documentation] libreoffice writer guide

2014-02-24 Thread C
Just forwarding Jeremy's reply. Seems the issue is closed now. Clayton -- Forwarded message -- From: Jeremy Dawson Date: Mon, Feb 24, 2014 at 10:52 AM Subject: Re: [libreoffice-documentation] libreoffice writer guide To: C smau...@gmail.com Dear clayton, Thanks - soffice

Re: Fwd: [libreoffice-documentation] libreoffice writer guide

2014-02-24 Thread Girvin Herr
Greetings, No manpage, but try soffice --help for supported command line options. You may need an absolute path specified for soffice if the path to soffice is not in your $PATH variable. Note that soffice is a plain text shell script which eventually invokes soffice.bin, so you may

[libreoffice-documentation] libreoffice writer guide

2014-02-23 Thread Jeremy Dawson
I have made quite a considerable effort looking in this documentation for the command to start libreoffice. And I cannot find it. How to use libreoffice once I have got it started is not much use if I can't start it. What it the command to start it, please? Regards, Jeremy Dawson -- 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 C
On Sun, Feb 23, 2014 at 1:47 PM, Jeremy Dawson wrote: I have made quite a considerable effort looking in this documentation for the command to start libreoffice. And I cannot find it. How to use libreoffice once I have got it started is not much use if I can't start it. What it the command

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] libreoffice writer guide

2014-02-23 Thread Jean Weber
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. --Jean On Sun, Feb 23, 2014 at 3:01 PM, Jeremy Dawson jeremy.daw...@anu.edu.au

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] libreoffice writer guide

2014-02-23 Thread C
On Sun, Feb 23, 2014 at 4:47 AM, Jeremy Dawson jeremy.daw...@anu.edu.au wrote: I have made quite a considerable effort looking in this documentation for the command to start libreoffice. And I cannot find it. How to use libreoffice once I have got it started is not much use if I can't

Fwd: [libreoffice-documentation] libreoffice writer guide

2014-02-23 Thread Jean Weber
Thanks, Jean, soffice (here, at work, on Ubuntu) gives you something which enables you to choose among Writer, Spreadsheet, etc. The other commands you mention aren't recognized. Re switches, there seems to be no man page for soffice, in the Ubuntu distribution (package libreoffice-common,

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] libreoffice writer guide

2014-02-23 Thread Tom Davies
Hi :) Usually find LibreOffice in the menus. On WIndows pre-Win8 try Start button - All Programs - LibreOffice Most other OSes have something similar. Not quite sure about Macs. Is there a particular need for using the command-line to start LibreOffice or was it just difficult to find in the