Re: [libreoffice-documentation] LibreOffice 3.4 Writer Guide

2012-06-29 Thread Dave Barton
Original Message From: Bob Marquez bobsmarq...@gmail.com To: documentation@global.libreoffice.org Date: Fri, 29 Jun 2012 13:42:51 -0700 To Whom It May Concern, I just purchased LibreOffice 3.4 Writer Guide but I do not have an idea how to get or download it. Please help.

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] LibreOffice 3.4 Writer Guide

2012-06-29 Thread Dave Barton
Original Message From: Dan elderdanle...@gmail.com To: documentation@global.libreoffice.org Date: Fri, 29 Jun 2012 18:53:54 -0400 Dave Barton wrote: Original Message From: Bob Marquez bobsmarq...@gmail.com To: documentation@global.libreoffice.org Date

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Checking Draw 3.5 Guide?

2012-10-27 Thread Dave Barton
Original Message From: Jean Weber jeanwe...@gmail.com To: Documentation@global.libreoffice.org Date: Thu, 25 Oct 2012 18:47:06 +1000 Would be good if someone has time to check the PDF (NOT the ODT) for the Draw 3.5 Guide for glaring errors before I do the printed version. By

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Checking Draw 3.5 Guide?

2012-10-28 Thread Dave Barton
Message From: Martin Thuresson martin.th...@gmail.com To: Dave Barton d...@tasit.net Date: Sun, 28 Oct 2012 09:11:50 +0100 Hi All figures in document seams ok, none missing. Figure 3 seams to be missing 4 pixels on the left side of the image. I have not found any ref errors, how ever i

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Please help with final checking of Writer Guide v3.6

2013-01-22 Thread Dave Barton
Page 273: 2) Press and hold the Alt key while using the arrow keys. It looks like sub points i) j) should be a) b) Regards Dave -- Unsubscribe instructions: E-mail to documentation+h...@global.libreoffice.org Problems? http://www.libreoffice.org/get-help/mailing-lists/how-to-unsubscribe/

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Please help with final checking of Writer Guide v3.6

2013-01-22 Thread Dave Barton
Jean, I have completed my read-through. Page 365: 2) On the Name and Path of Master Document dialog (Figure 370): It looks like sub points g) h) i) j) should be a) b) c) d) No other obvious errors found. Suggestions for future updates: Page 113: 4) On the Page page of the Page Style

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Calc guide 3.3

2013-02-24 Thread Dave Barton
Original Message From: Leo Moons leo.mo...@telenet.be To: documentation@global.libreoffice.org Date: Sun, 24 Feb 2013 14:48:46 +0100 Hello, As we are upgrading the translated Calc guide from 3.3, I would like to have a copy of the Calc guide 3.3 for OpenOffice.org. We have

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Unable to log in to ODFAuthors?

2013-03-05 Thread Dave Barton
Original Message From: Gary Schnabl gschn...@swdetroit.com To: documentation@global.libreoffice.org Date: Tue, 05 Mar 2013 07:27:43 -0500 My Detroit username did not pass muster. Gary On 3/4/2013 11:48 PM, Jean Weber wrote: I've received reports that people can't log in

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Calc Guide chapter 5 - Using graphics in Calc

2013-06-19 Thread Dave Barton
Sorry John - Forgot normal reply does not go to list. John Smith wrote: Hi This chapter has been uploaded to ODF and placed in the Calc Drafts 4.0 folder here; http://www.odfauthors.org/libreoffice/english/calc-guide/draft-lo4/chapter-5-using-graphics-in-calc/view Wiki pages updated.

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Writer FAQ: page numbering section

2013-10-13 Thread Dave Barton
Hazel Russman wrote: Subsection 104 on how to begin page numbering at a higher value than 1 has two French screenshots that need to be replaced. Done! -- To unsubscribe e-mail to: documentation+unsubscr...@global.libreoffice.org Problems?

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Writer FAQ: section on Opening, etc. of files completed.

2013-10-13 Thread Dave Barton
Hazel Russman wrote: Thanks for your help, Smaug! This section is now complete except that the last two items need new English screenshots. Done! -- To unsubscribe e-mail to: documentation+unsubscr...@global.libreoffice.org Problems?

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Writer FAQ: section on autocorrection

2013-10-13 Thread Dave Barton
Hazel Russman wrote: I have edited all of these. The first item is a general one on autocorrection and includes a French screenshot that will need to be replaced. I have replaced this with an English screen capture, but I am not sure about the translation of the image caption: Options

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Writer FAQ

2013-10-14 Thread Dave Barton
Hazel Russman wrote: I have now edited the section on TOCs and indexes. Two sub-sections need new screenshots: 145 on new occurrences of index terms, and 108 on clickable links. Alternatively it might be an idea to remove the latter, as current and recent versions of LO make all TOC entries

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Writer FAQ: table section

2013-10-16 Thread Dave Barton
Hazel Russman wrote: This is now edited. Items 158 on creating tables without a following paragraph marker, 161 on adding and deleting columns, and 170 on transferring formulae all have French screenshots that need to be replaced. I have replaced screen captures for 158 161 with English

[libreoffice-documentation] Conditional Styles - FAQ

2013-10-20 Thread Dave Barton
I am trying to update the EN.FAQ Wiki article on Conditional Styles (https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/Faq/Writer/156) with English screen captures. To make the captured dialog reasonably match the text I followed the how to instructions. I name the new style TextLevel2 (sans quotes) and switch

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Conditional Styles - FAQ

2013-10-20 Thread Dave Barton
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 the article to make the explanation a little clearer. Apologies for the list noise. Regards Dave Dave Barton wrote: I am trying

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Conditional Styles - FAQ

2013-10-21 Thread Dave Barton
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 the article to make the explanation a little clearer. Apologies

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Technical writing about LibO 4.2 lists/headings bullet/numbering

2014-01-25 Thread Dave Barton
Original Message From: dominique.bout...@laposte.net dominique.bout...@laposte.net To: documentation@global.libreoffice.org Date: Sat, 25 Jan 2014 14:16:31 +0100 Hi, I wrote the attached monograph about the tricky LibO 4.2 lists/headings bullet/numbering subject (FR and

[libreoffice-documentation] Re: Fwd: Technical writing about LibO 4.2 lists/headings bullet/numbering

2014-01-25 Thread Dave Barton
address communications to this list. Then others, with much better documentation skills than myself, can help with this. Regards Dave Original Message From: dominique.bout...@laposte.net dominique.bout...@laposte.net To: Dave Barton d...@tasit.net Date: Sat, 25 Jan 2014 16:20:53

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Re: Manuals in ePub format?

2014-04-09 Thread Dave Barton
It's true that Sigil is very useful for refining the structure of epub files converted from other file formats. I use Sigil to clean up the many epub files I originally create with Writer. Like others here, I have experimented with various ways of converting the User Guides to epub, with much the

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Writer 4.2 Guide now compiled and published

2014-10-05 Thread Dave Barton
Jean Weber wrote: On Sun, Oct 5, 2014 at 6:29 PM, Milos Sramek msrame...@gmail.com wrote: On 2014-10-03 05:58, Jean Weber wrote: Lastly, if whoever was cleaning the files of internal xml problems has the time to clean the WG files, that would be great. I have done my homework :). You can

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Writer 4.2 Guide now compiled and published

2014-10-11 Thread Dave Barton
Jean Weber wrote: On Sun, Oct 5, 2014 at 8:59 PM, Dave Barton d...@tasit.net wrote: Jean Weber wrote: On Sun, Oct 5, 2014 at 6:29 PM, Milos Sramek msrame...@gmail.com wrote: On 2014-10-03 05:58, Jean Weber wrote: Lastly, if whoever was cleaning the files of internal xml problems has

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Writer 4.2 Guide now compiled and published [Follow Up]

2014-10-13 Thread Dave Barton
Dave Barton wrote: Jean Weber wrote: On Sun, Oct 5, 2014 at 8:59 PM, Dave Barton d...@tasit.net wrote: Jean Weber wrote: On Sun, Oct 5, 2014 at 6:29 PM, Milos Sramek msrame...@gmail.com wrote: On 2014-10-03 05:58, Jean Weber wrote: Lastly, if whoever was cleaning the files of internal xml

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Accounts at ODFAuthors

2014-10-15 Thread Dave Barton
At the same time would Jean, Sigrid, or someone with the necessary karma please upgrade the permissions for my ODFAuthors account (user name = bmcs) so that I can replace the published chapters of the 4.2 Writer Guide. Just in case there is any misunderstanding about what I am asking for, please

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Accounts at ODFAuthors

2014-10-17 Thread Dave Barton
Original Message From: Sigrid Carrera sigrid.carr...@gmail.com To: Dave Barton d...@tasit.net Date: Wed, 15 Oct 2014 12:49:16 +0200 Hi Dave, I just checked - you had all the necessary rights. To be on the safe side - I removed the rights, saved the settings, and then re

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Accounts at ODFAuthors

2014-10-17 Thread Dave Barton
Dave Barton wrote: Original Message From: Sigrid Carrera sigrid.carr...@gmail.com To: Dave Barton d...@tasit.net Date: Wed, 15 Oct 2014 12:49:16 +0200 Hi Dave, I just checked - you had all the necessary rights. To be on the safe side - I removed the rights, saved

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Accounts at ODFAuthors

2014-10-17 Thread Dave Barton
Dave Barton wrote: Original Message From: Sigrid Carrera sigrid.carr...@gmail.com To: Dave Barton d...@tasit.net Date: Wed, 15 Oct 2014 12:49:16 +0200 Hi Dave, I just checked - you had all the necessary rights. To be on the safe side - I removed the rights, saved

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Accounts at ODFAuthors

2014-10-17 Thread Dave Barton
Original Message From: Sigrid Carrera sigrid.carr...@gmail.com To: Dave Barton d...@tasit.net Date: Fri, 17 Oct 2014 15:54:56 +0200 Hi Dave, can you make some screenshots and send those to me directly? What I suspect, is that you first have to unpublish the file, before

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Accounts at ODFAuthors

2014-10-18 Thread Dave Barton
Original Message From: Sigrid Carrera sigrid.carr...@gmail.com To: Dave Barton d...@tasit.net Date: Sat, 18 Oct 2014 10:06:39 +0200 Hi Dave, Thanks for the screenshots. They do help a lot. In the published folder, please try to change the state from Externally visible

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Writer Guide 4.2 Chapter 12. TOCS and indexes

2014-10-22 Thread Dave Barton
Hazel Russman wrote: 8-- snip --8 Nothing needs to be redone. All that is needed is to use LO's built-in merge facility to merge the published version with the two corrected versions. It will flag up all changes and you can decide which ones to incorporate. It appears that we have a bigger

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Writer Guide 4.2 Chapter 12. TOCS and indexes

2014-10-23 Thread Dave Barton
. Thanks for the tip about correcting page references. Regards Dave Original Message From: Milos Sramek msrame...@gmail.com To: Dave Barton d...@tasit.net Date: Thu, 23 Oct 2014 08:57:52 +0200 Dear Dave, I am sorry to have caused problems. I've even compared the original

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Writer Guide 4.2 Chapter 12. TOCS and indexes

2014-10-24 Thread Dave Barton
you are both using. Thanks for the tip about correcting page references. Regards Dave Original Message From: Milos Sramek msrame...@gmail.com To: Dave Barton d...@tasit.net Date: Thu, 23 Oct 2014 08:57:52 +0200 Dear Dave, I am sorry to have caused problems. I've

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Writer Guide 4.2 Chapter 12. TOCS and indexes

2014-10-24 Thread Dave Barton
Googlemail wrote: On Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:17:36 +0200 Dave Barton d...@tasit.net wrote: Hi Milos, Don't be too quick to blame your script, it might not be the cause of the issue I have encountered. I copied all the files (the originals, yours and Hazel's corrections) over to another

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Writer Guide 4.2 Chapter 12. TOCS and indexes

2014-10-24 Thread Dave Barton
Dave Barton wrote: Hi Milos, I am still investigating, but I am reasonably sure it is not your script that is the problem. I may have unintentionally mislead you by referring to cross-references, the links in your files appear to be correct, but I am finding errors in the written text

[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

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

2014-10-27 Thread Dave Barton
the the visible text is: http://www.mattawanschools.org/14662082081050390/lib/14662082081050390/mlaworkscited.pdf and that document is no longer available from that site. Original Message From: Tom Davies tomc...@gmail.com To: Dave Barton d...@tasit.net Date: Mon, 27 Oct 2014 11:29

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

2014-10-27 Thread Dave Barton
? On the other hand they seem to only be available for purchase so maybe a free reinterpretation is better. Regards from Tom :) On 27 October 2014 18:29, Dave Barton d...@tasit.net wrote: Of course the link (as it appears in my email) works. I only repeated the paragraph text (as it appears

[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

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,

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] 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: [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] 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

[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

[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] 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] 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] 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] 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] 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

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

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

[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] 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] 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

2015-08-07 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

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

[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] 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

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] 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] 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] 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

[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] 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] 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

2018-02-10 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

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] 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] 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

[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

[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] 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

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

[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] 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:

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] 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] 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

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

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

[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

[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

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