Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Chapter 2 of Base Guide progress

2012-03-13 Thread drew jensen
On Sun, 2012-03-11 at 19:37 -0400, Dan Lewis wrote: On Sun, 2012-03-11 at 22:15 +, Mark Stanton wrote: I think it might be fastest for Hazel to complete it. Too late! Update in the drafts folder just now. Mostly content, since Hazel's proof reading is great. Since a lot of

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Chapter 2 of Base Guide progress

2012-03-13 Thread drew jensen
On Tue, 2012-03-13 at 09:16 -0300, Lailah wrote: Tom: I agree with you but I can't see what is the of mentioning Access. I mean, we know that Access works in an specific way and Base work in others, but I don't we have to mention it in the documentation. I think that saying is a

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Chapter 2 of Base Guide progress

2012-03-13 Thread drew jensen
On Mon, 2012-03-12 at 23:54 +, Mark Stanton wrote: None of my content comments are version specific at all. They're more to do with the concepts that Dan's putting forward. Disagreement, discussion and resolution (preferably in that order, though perhaps with a couple more loops) very

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Chapter 2 of Base Guide progress

2012-03-14 Thread drew jensen
or accdb (MS Access data engines) directly. Would that mean re-writing Access's Reports and Forms that are based on the tables? Regards from Correct - there is no way to re-use any of those. Tom :) --- On Wed, 14/3/12, drew jensen drewjensen.in...@gmail.com wrote: From: drew jensen

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Chapter 2 of Base Guide progress

2012-03-14 Thread drew jensen
On Wed, 2012-03-14 at 12:30 +, Mark Stanton wrote: Hi Drew, You can connect to an Access Database as a data source, but you are not able to make much if any use of major parts of the data (beyond the tables) held in the MS Access file. Could you explain please (I don't know Access

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Clarification on Text Documents

2012-03-29 Thread drew jensen
On Thu, 2012-03-29 at 11:12 -0400, Dan Lewis wrote: Specifically, LO uses Writer to create forms for Base. Seems to me that what Writer creates is text documents. If not, then what is a Base form? Is it a document? If so, what kind? Yes - it is a standard ODT document. The differences the

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Clarification on Text Documents

2012-03-29 Thread drew jensen
be stored at the ODB level. If you have any scripts that make use of the ThisDatabase pseudo variable those would break as this variable is, naturally, only valid when the script is loaded from an ODB file. //drew Regards from Tom :) --- On Thu, 29/3/12, drew jensen drewjensen.in...@gmail.com

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Clarification on Text Documents

2012-03-29 Thread drew jensen
connectors work just as well with stand alone text/calc documents as they do with Base files. All of that functionality is IIRC already covered in existing user documentation, with regards to the data forms in text documents. //drew --- On Thu, 29/3/12, drew jensen drewjensen.in

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] DerbyToursDB.odb

2012-05-03 Thread drew jensen
On Thu, 2012-05-03 at 00:22 -0700, Mail Dump wrote: Does anyone know if the DerbyToursDB.odb retrieved from: http://wiki.services.openoffice.org/wiki/File:DerbyToursDB.odb is licensed under the Apache License? The OOo copyrights page suggests it might be:

RE: [libreoffice-documentation] DerbyToursDB.odb

2012-05-03 Thread drew jensen
maybe. //drew Side comment: Yes, there are 10 Base(2) kinds of people: those who can read binary numbers and those who can't ... but it helps when the number's base is mentioned ... --Dan -Original Message- From: drew jensen [mailto:drewjensen.in...@gmail.com] Sent

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

2018-05-09 Thread Drew Jensen
Howdy Olivier, I'll be there. I have a question/comment for the Q period regarding our use nextcloud/lool. Now that I've had a couple of weeks using it. See you in a couple of hours. On Wed, May 9, 2018 at 9:20 AM Olivier Hallot < olivier.hal...@libreoffice.org> wrote: > HI Team > > Our

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

2018-05-16 Thread Drew Jensen
See you there. On Wed, May 16, 2018 at 9:26 AM Olivier Hallot < olivier.hal...@libreoffice.org> 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

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Documentation Sprint

2018-05-22 Thread Drew Jensen
Howdy, I see that when you follow through with a 'print to file' as the printer choice; the dialog to name the file has a drop down for selecting the type of file, with All formats Portable Documents Format Any type as three choices. I did not realize it was system optional for PDF to be

[libreoffice-documentation] Raising hand for Chapter 6 Impress

2018-05-23 Thread Drew Jensen
Drew Jensen <drewjensen.in...@gmail.com> 9:16 AM (0 minutes ago) Reply to documentation Howdy, Go ahead and put me down for taking Chapter 6 Impress (or I can update the wiki). Either way have it back tomorrow, the 24th. Thanks Drew -- To unsubscribe e-mail to: documentation+un

[libreoffice-documentation] AWOL

2018-05-25 Thread Drew Jensen
Hi, Sorry, I went AWOL for a couple of days during the sprint here - back at this evening and will try to wrap up the two files I have with time for another one before Sunday. Best wishes, Drew -- To unsubscribe e-mail to: documentation+unsubscr...@global.libreoffice.org Problems?

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] LibreOffice Macros primitives in Basic

2018-06-15 Thread Drew Jensen
Howdy Jean Francois, The wiki is one solution, for sure. Have you considered distributing them through the extension site? It's fairly easy to generate an extension file which installs a basic library. If I'm not mistaken the basic add-on builder works with LibreOffice up to the current version

[libreoffice-documentation] 6.0 getting started chapter 6 - Impress

2018-06-04 Thread Drew Jensen
I uploaded the current file I've been updating to common area at the tdf next cloud, in the ODFAuthors->English->Getting Started Guide->6.0->Feedback folder as GS6006-Getting_Started_With_Impress_DJ_20180603.odt I've been through all of the tracked changes Dave made back in Oct and I made a few

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] G6008 Getting Started with Base

2018-06-25 Thread Drew Jensen
Hey Dan, It is good to see you. Olivier is trying to get a full GS guide together for 6.0 and if you can help him do that, with hyperlinks and all, that would be great. For Libo6.0 Firebird (embedded/file) is still experimental and if anyone (smile) added information about Firebird that was

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

2018-05-02 Thread Drew Jensen
Howdy Dave, I'll let you know here then. I reviewed GS Chapter 8 and it looks really good. Went back through it again just for suggested changes for the Fiebird database use as default engine in version 6.1 afterwards. Saw two obvious text changes, one on page 4 and the other on page 39 and only

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Template icons missing on the wiki

2018-09-30 Thread Drew Jensen
continue to add to them. Best wishes, Drew On Sun, Sep 30, 2018 at 2:02 PM Luca Daghino @ Libero < luca.dagh...@libero.it> wrote: > Il 28/09/2018 04:04, Drew Jensen ha scritto: > > Hi, > > > > So what you want is either of these files. > > > https://wik

[libreoffice-documentation] An alternative LibreOffice themed document template

2018-10-05 Thread Drew Jensen
Also on the subject of style templates for TDF publications I played around with going the opposite direction from what seemed apparent in the LO6 chapter template. Where the OOo custom styles are dropped and standard styles with LO custom settings used. So what I did is I took chapter 8 from the

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

2018-10-05 Thread Drew Jensen
Howdy, On Wednesday with sometime available I looked to help start the task of updating the Calc Guide to LibreOffice 6.2. As a very fist step I took the files from the ODFAuthors website under the version 4.1 directory and renamed each of the chapter odt files for 6.2. Those files where then

[libreoffice-documentation] Working with LibreOffice online and styles

2018-10-05 Thread Drew Jensen
Made a whooping change to the Pivot Table chapter for a 6.2 Calc Guide, consisting of changing a date, a version number and assigning three custom styles. This last change was setting custom paragraph styles for numbered list text. That required the use of LibreOffice desktop and then a upload

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Note on fixing floor and ceiling function writeup on the wiki

2018-10-11 Thread Drew Jensen
and there the couple I was going to say were missing, good. Best wishes On Thu, Oct 11, 2018 at 10:40 AM Ilmari Lauhakangas < ilmari.lauhakan...@libreoffice.org> wrote: > Drew Jensen kirjoitti 11.10.2018 klo 17.06: > > Moving the changes referenced in the 5.0 release notes

[libreoffice-documentation] Re: Functions - Calc Guide 6.2 update low hanging fruit

2018-10-11 Thread Drew Jensen
Lunch and parked Chapter 16 on the NC server. Finished 5.0 and most of 5.1. Will pick it up again tomorrow, I see that 5.2 had a bunch of new functions. On Wed, Oct 10, 2018 at 2:43 PM Drew Jensen wrote: > Well, the 4.4 release addition for Calc functions was only one: > Aggregate() >

[libreoffice-documentation] Note on fixing floor and ceiling function writeup on the wiki

2018-10-11 Thread Drew Jensen
Moving the changes referenced in the 5.0 release notes into the draft of chapter 16 of the Calc guide ran across another instance where the stuff on the wiki should be updated. I wasn't sure if the wiki pages here are not actually produced from a markdown source so I didn't update them directly.

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Info request about guides release plan

2018-10-12 Thread Drew Jensen
Howdy, Sorry that this just sat here for a few day. Olivier would be the person to answer regularly but he was on a well deserved vacation this week. Anyway, there is a regular weekly meeting on Wednesday (19:00 Berline time) and I would expect that this will be part of next weeks discussion.

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] An alternative LibreOffice themed document template

2018-10-12 Thread Drew Jensen
ch speaking community, we have renamed the OOo styles as well > and just decided to continue doing so, at least for version 6. > > Best regards > > Leo > > > Op 05-10-18 om 18:58 schreef Drew Jensen: > > Also on the subject of style templates for TDF publications I pla

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] An alternative LibreOffice themed document template

2018-10-15 Thread Drew Jensen
confusing to have the general name when using Writer for > >> other purposes than writing LO Guides. There might have been good > >> reasons why this was done, but I might have missed them as I do follow > >> the mailing list on an irregular basis. > >> >

[libreoffice-documentation] Re: Workflow for the Calc 6.2 Guide

2018-10-22 Thread Drew Jensen
the file on the NC server. On Sun, Oct 21, 2018 at 8:12 PM Drew Jensen wrote: > A workflow has to have a diagram, right.. > Starting from the workflow diagram from the wiki page, covering use of a > shared storage (no online edit) server, put together a first pass with > ch

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] CG6.2 Preface

2018-10-21 Thread Drew Jensen
Great, I've been a low getting started but at today - do you have a copy of the file I available? Thanks, On Sun, Oct 21, 2018 at 1:37 PM Dave Barton wrote: > 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,

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] CG6.2 Preface

2018-10-21 Thread Drew Jensen
don't know how I missed that page before this, that's a great resource. On Sun, Oct 21, 2018 at 2:27 PM Drew Jensen wrote: > 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. &g

[libreoffice-documentation] Calc 6.2 Guide and LibreOffice Online

2018-10-21 Thread Drew Jensen
Howdy, Just want to put this out as a question as the files begin to be updated. I was just now looking over the wiki page https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/Documentation/Development/Calc/6.x and noticed at least two places where LibreOffice Online was mentioned. This raises the question

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] CG6.2 Preface

2018-10-21 Thread Drew Jensen
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 post the URL? Thanks On Sun, Oct 21, 2018 at

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] CG6.2 Preface

2018-10-21 Thread Drew Jensen
o figure out how I could create a page outlining > these same things when I stumbled upon this one. > > Dave > > Original Message ---- > From: Drew Jensen > > To: documentation@global.libreoffice.org > Date: Sun, 21 Oct 2018 14:40:16 -0400 > > Howdy aga

[libreoffice-documentation] Workflow for the Calc 6.2 Guide

2018-10-21 Thread Drew Jensen
One of the decisions from the team was to look at using the TDF maintained NextCloud (NC) server in the development of the guide. Currently the TDF wiki lists a workflow expecting the use of the ODFAuthors website, a site based on Plone, and as such does not include any use of the online editing

[libreoffice-documentation] Re: Workflow for the Calc 6.2 Guide

2018-10-21 Thread Drew Jensen
on the ML are most appreciated. Best wishes, Drew On Sun, Oct 21, 2018 at 3:51 PM Drew Jensen wrote: > One of the decisions from the team was to look at using the TDF maintained > NextCloud (NC) server in the development of the guide. > > Currently the TDF wiki lists a workflow expec

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

2018-10-24 Thread Drew Jensen
FYI - added a couple of items to the pad (regarding release notes and magazine article) On Tue, Oct 23, 2018 at 4:06 PM Olivier Hallot < olivier.hal...@libreoffice.org> wrote: > Hi Documentation Team (Guides, Help contents) ! > > Our documentation team meeting will take place wednesday at 19:00

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

2018-10-24 Thread Drew Jensen
There is an icon to right of the file 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

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

2018-10-24 Thread Drew Jensen
No, it isn't you - the way that is setup is, IMO, confusing. On Wed, Oct 24, 2018 at 12:05 PM Dave Barton wrote: > Thanks Drew, I looked at that option, but it didn't seem to do anything. > Maybe I just need to polish my specs. 8) > > Original Message ---- > Fr

[libreoffice-documentation] Calc Guide Status Spreadsheet

2018-10-24 Thread Drew Jensen
HI, To follow up on an action item from the meeting, created the file "Guide Status.ods" in the nexcloud Calc 6.2 Guide Draft directory. At the moment it very sparse with an entry for each chapters and a separate entry for the 6.2 Guide Template. With columns named Chapter File | Checked out

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Find Character Styles

2018-10-28 Thread Drew Jensen
r maybe > > it's the other way round. Where I have a myriad of problems that only > > affect LO and make it almost unusable. > > > > Dave > > > > Original Message > > From: Drew Jensen > > To: documentation@global.libreoffice.or

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

2018-10-31 Thread Drew Jensen
Note about time - I noticed that Europe has moved to DST already so what was a local time, for me, of 13:00 is now 14:00 for the meeting. See you then. On Wed, Oct 31, 2018 at 9:08 AM Olivier Hallot < olivier.hal...@libreoffice.org> wrote: > Hi Documentation Team (Guides, Help contents) ! > >

[libreoffice-documentation] Re: Spread Sheet (Calc) validation

2018-10-26 Thread Drew Jensen
I see that Yes the 4.1 guide does cover the Data Validity Feature, in chapter 2. Though I think the question is about more than just this cell level data entry validation. On Fri, Oct 26, 2018 at 12:52 PM Drew Jensen wrote: > Hi, > > I was asked a question regarding valida

[libreoffice-documentation] Spread Sheet (Calc) validation

2018-10-26 Thread Drew Jensen
Hi, I was asked a question regarding validating Calc spreadsheets. The person asking wanted to know if there will be anything in the guide regarding the subject. I assume not, but thought I'd ask the group. Thanks Drew -- To unsubscribe e-mail to:

[libreoffice-documentation] Re: Spread Sheet (Calc) validation

2018-10-26 Thread Drew Jensen
the basic information he was looking for. On Fri, Oct 26, 2018 at 1:12 PM Drew Jensen wrote: > I see that Yes the 4.1 guide does cover the Data Validity Feature, in > chapter 2. > > Though I think the question is about more than just this cell level data > entry validation. > >

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Find Character Styles

2018-10-27 Thread Drew Jensen
Howdy Dave I just now tried the latest release of the extension (ver 1.4.2) with 6.2Alpha1 and you are correct it fails searching for a character style. 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

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

2018-11-05 Thread Drew Jensen
Howdy Dave, Thanks for moving all that stuff. In the end having a central folder for template(s) is the important thing here. Best wishes, Drew On Mon, Nov 5, 2018 at 1:37 PM Dave Barton wrote: > On 05.11.2018 18:12, Drew Jensen wrote: > > Howdy, > > > > One of t

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Icon style, screenshots, and chapters

2018-11-05 Thread Drew Jensen
Howdy, I think Colibre looks much better then Tango and would vote to switch, given what sounded like agreement on the amount of screen shot replacement needed for this update it would seem a good place to switch. Changes to chapter structure - yes Indeed I sent an email to the ML with some

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

2018-11-05 Thread Drew Jensen
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 multi-threading features in Calc'. Looking at the

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

2018-11-05 Thread Drew Jensen
Howdy Sophie, There is a working document for the workflow that was shared from the last weekly meeting here: https://nextcloud.documentfoundation.org/s/bgYgporeN3qHJrm Best wishes, Drew On Mon, Nov 5, 2018 at 11:50 AM sophi wrote: > Hi Olivier, > Le 05/11/2018 à 17:21, Olivier Hallot a

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Indexing Clarification Needed

2018-11-12 Thread Drew Jensen
Hi, Reading along and having Writer open trying to do what you seem to be asking and to be honest I am totally confused. Here is what I think you are looking for. You want me index a space character and give that a tag, which I suppose is us typing in the word that we didn't just select before

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Indexing Clarification Needed

2018-11-12 Thread Drew Jensen
Guide. The instructions > are clear. It is the rationale behind them that I am trying to understand. > > On 11/12/2018 10:06 PM, Drew Jensen wrote: > > Hi, > > Reading along and having Writer open trying to do what you seem to be > asking and to be honest I am totally confused

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

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

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

2018-11-13 Thread Drew Jensen
Sorry for double posting. So, for 6.2 the default will still be the standard toolbars as they are today, but the user will have the option of using the new UI components without having to enable experimental features. On Tue, Nov 13, 2018 at 11:22 AM Drew Jensen wrote: > Howdy Ca

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

2018-11-13 Thread Drew Jensen
experimental features still need to be enabled. > > If it will be a standard feature, then it should be mentioned in Chapter > 1. Since it will not be the default view, it seems like that should be > enough. > > Cathy > On 11/13/2018 8:43 AM, Drew Jensen wrote: > > Howdy all, &g

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

2018-11-13 Thread Drew Jensen
I may have misstated the situation for institutional users. Will need to follow up on that with folks in the Dev/UX world to check that. On Tue, Nov 13, 2018 at 12:04 PM Drew Jensen wrote: > Hi Dave, > > From what I gathered there will be only one of those enabled. Which is, on &

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

2018-11-13 Thread Drew Jensen
the change may not even realize the old standard toolbars are available. So, my first thought about handling it in 6.2 might be to go the route of yet another appendix. For inst On Tue, Nov 13, 2018 at 11:47 AM Dave Barton wrote: > > On 13.11.2018 13:43, Drew Jensen wrote: > &g

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Doc Team Meeting Minutes

2018-11-15 Thread Drew Jensen
above. Thanks, Drew On Thu, Nov 15, 2018 at 1:13 AM Drew Jensen wrote: > Hi Martin, > > Thanks for joining in the conversation. > > On Wed, Nov 14, 2018 at 4:36 PM Martin Srebotnjak > wrote: > >> Hi, >> >> please, could you further explain: >> +

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Icon style, screenshots, and chapters

2018-11-06 Thread Drew Jensen
etting. > This is the DEB version. I do not know what the RPM version uses. While > I have not used Colibre before, it certainly looks much better than > Tango which I dislike. > > Dan > On 11/5/18 2:25 PM, Drew Jensen wrote: > > Howdy, > > > > I think Colibre l

[libreoffice-documentation] Ask bot language based usage levels

2018-11-14 Thread Drew Jensen
Howdy, In today's meeting at one point the idea of mining information, with regards to what users are struggling with, from the ask bot service. I tend to browse a lot of sites on the web in languages other than English (Google is my friend there and it doesn't insult me in the slightest to read

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Doc Team Meeting Minutes

2018-11-14 Thread Drew Jensen
Hi Martin, Thanks for joining in the conversation. On Wed, Nov 14, 2018 at 4:36 PM Martin Srebotnjak wrote: > Hi, > > please, could you further explain: > + Supporting minor updates to published guides (pdf file) > In fact further examination of what this would encompass the purpose behind

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

2018-11-14 Thread Drew Jensen
I'll be on the call but have a 14:30 (local time) appointment (scheduled a couple weeks back) which I can not be late for so may need to leave early depending on how long it goes. This is a one time event so the 19:30 is fine with me going forward. Talk to you soon, Drew On Wed, Nov 14, 2018,

[libreoffice-documentation] Request to update Chapter 14 of GS guide regarding extensions

2018-11-14 Thread Drew Jensen
Howdy, Using this as a place holder for this. (is there a better way already in place) Chapter 14, Customizing LO, should be updated to show that an extension can be added by dragging and dropping the oxt file onto the start center window. Doing show opens the Extension Manager and triggers the

[libreoffice-documentation] Re: Request to update Chapter 14 of GS guide regarding extensions

2018-11-14 Thread Drew Jensen
workflow to support minor changes and republishing the pdf has been talked about but it hasn't been settled how that would work. Drew On Wed, Nov 14, 2018 at 11:36 AM Drew Jensen wrote: > Howdy, > > Using this as a place holder for this. (is there a better way already in > place) &g

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Indexing Clarification Needed

2018-11-14 Thread Drew Jensen
lps > > Drew: It is not "indexing a character space". it is placing index entry > to a certain position in the document without relation to any specific > document text. LO distinguishes in fact two types of index entries, but > provides the same interface for both . > Milo

[libreoffice-documentation] Added a few items to the discussion section on group pad.

2018-11-14 Thread Drew Jensen
Howdy, Added a few items to the discussion section on the pad for Work flow for minor changes to published guides (pdf) Question on that LOOL appendix for Calc guide An FYI about were I am or more am not on the appendix on the calculation engine changes. Drew -- To unsubscribe e-mail to:

[libreoffice-documentation] Re: Functions - Calc Guide 6.2 update low hanging fruit

2018-10-09 Thread Drew Jensen
, 2018 at 7:28 AM Drew Jensen wrote: > Well, I failed to get all of the 4.2 added functions into that chapter - > so will continue on that today and then move on to the 4.3 release notes. > > On Sat, Oct 6, 2018 at 2:18 PM Drew Jensen > wrote: > >> I started looking at the rel

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] About Corrections to Getting Started 6.0

2018-10-09 Thread Drew Jensen
Hello Muhammet, Well, first thing is you picked an odd week to ask. Olivier has decided to take the week off, the nerve of some people ;-) However, in the last few team meetings the idea of 'patching' the documentation has been discussed. This is particularly the case for the on-line versions of

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Template icons missing on the wiki

2018-09-27 Thread Drew Jensen
Hi, So what you want is either of these files. https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/images/5/56/LibO_Cover_ice_castle.svg or https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/images/6/6f/LibO_Cover_ic_de.svg You want to work those in something like inkscape and in that application you will find layers for Base

[libreoffice-documentation] Re: Functions - Calc Guide 6.2 update low hanging fruit

2018-10-10 Thread Drew Jensen
On Tue, Oct 9, 2018 at 10:45 AM Drew Jensen wrote: > Howdy, > > FYI - the Calc Functions Appendix file on the nextcloud has the basics > moved into for functions added in the 4.2 and 4.3 releases. > > I'll work on 4.4 with an copy of the file on my local disc and push it up >

[libreoffice-documentation] Functions - Calc Guide 6.2 update low hanging fruit

2018-10-06 Thread Drew Jensen
I started looking at the release notes for Calc from 4.1 onward, to 5.0 so far and notice that each has some addition to built in functions and I'm sure it continues right up to 6.2. So, there is a chapter in the guide for those, Appendix B. This looks like low hanging fruit for a task. I will

[libreoffice-documentation] Re: Functions - Calc Guide 6.2 update low hanging fruit

2018-10-07 Thread Drew Jensen
Well, I failed to get all of the 4.2 added functions into that chapter - so will continue on that today and then move on to the 4.3 release notes. On Sat, Oct 6, 2018 at 2:18 PM Drew Jensen wrote: > I started looking at the release notes for Calc from 4.1 onward, to 5.0 so > far and

[libreoffice-documentation] A couple of Calc functions missing from the Egnlish help files

2018-10-08 Thread Drew Jensen
Howdy, I'm in the process of adding the 4.3 Calc function additions into the Guide and I came across two which do not have entries in the help files on the wiki, at least not the english pages. The entries are found in the NB language pages, but oddly the entries are in English. The two I found

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Re: Doc team weekly meeting minutes - 8/29/2018

2018-09-02 Thread Drew Jensen
Howdy, working backwards through your email ;) Presently: the wiki page(s) for existing python scripting (macros) are linked from the top level macros page: https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/Macros the wiki pages content linking to numerous on-line resources. Yes there is good material

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Re: Doc team weekly meeting minutes - 8/29/2018

2018-09-02 Thread Drew Jensen
On Thu, Aug 30, 2018 at 6:33 AM Ilmari Lauhakangas < ilmari.lauhakan...@libreoffice.org> wrote: > pierre-yves samyn kirjoitti 30.8.2018 klo 11.22: > > Olivier Hallot-4 wrote > >> Discussion: > >> + Book on python and LibreOffice (Drew) > >> + Use python inside LibreOffice , for

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

2019-01-23 Thread Drew Jensen
I would like to replace all of the files currently in the Calc Guide 6.2 (English) directory tree with updated files over the next 24 hours. The updated files will have the used styles fully moved to the latest style sheet. The current files will be in a zip file in the directory when this is

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] need simple graphic design suggestions

2018-12-10 Thread Drew Jensen
and I would be interested if others know if that works properly there or not? Thanks much, Drew On Thu, Nov 22, 2018 at 3:07 PM Drew Jensen wrote: > Right, so here some bad examples probably. > For one thing the shots are using Linux ;) > > Anyway, these are intended as infographi

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Documentation Template

2018-12-10 Thread Drew Jensen
Great - looking the steps for inserting images over now. First read it looks like what was discussed regarding anchors. Will put the seven steps to use here later today and tomorrow. Did you want some feedback before Wednesday? Otherwise I expect to be on the call this week. Best wishes, Drew

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

2018-12-10 Thread Drew Jensen
Howdy Dave, On Mon, Dec 10, 2018 at 12:39 PM Dave Barton wrote: > Hi Drew, > > > On 10.12.2018 16:19, Drew Jensen wrote: > > Howdy, > > > > The last meeting we touched on updating the Contributor guide to start > > referencing TDF NC vs ODFAuthors websit

[libreoffice-documentation] Update to Chapter 3 of Contributor document

2018-12-10 Thread Drew Jensen
Howdy again, So, while at it I grabbed a copy of Chatper 3 and renamed it to 3 - Using the LibreOffice Documentation Team Website.odt. Again a fairly straight forward exchange of ODFAuthors for TDF NextCloud [sever] or LibreOffice Documentation Team workspace was all I did at the moment. Also,

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] contribution for user guide on EPUB-export

2018-12-04 Thread Drew Jensen
Well, I guess the question is whether you see a shared folder named "LibreOffice Documentation" in your home file folder under NC? If so, then yeah sure use it. You see the files are in folders for languages, create a new one if you need to you or add it to an existing folder, at least that makes

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

2018-12-05 Thread Drew Jensen
tly using > > normally runs like a dead slug. Maybe at the end of tomorrow's meeting > > we could help Cathy to change her LO memory settings via the "/Expert > > settings/" to see if that improves her situation. > > > > Dave > > > > > >

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

2018-12-04 Thread Drew Jensen
Howdy Cathy, Great and you bet I will do a review this afternoon, though, for sure, it need not be me alone. Before I do there are two ways to go here: One is to review it on-line, accepting changes or adding comments, directly in the single copy of the file. The other option would be to pull

[libreoffice-documentation] Re: talk?

2018-12-06 Thread Drew Jensen
Hi Cathy, and list So, I'm forwarding this to the mailing list. Yesterday in the meeting talked about going over the open questions in Chatper 1 for the Calc guide with Cathy online. If 1:30 EST (19:30 CET) works for you Cathy that works for me. Anyone else who might want to log into the NC

[libreoffice-documentation] Kindle support for Guides sold via Amazon?

2018-12-10 Thread Drew Jensen
Howdy and good Monday morning to you all; So today I found myself on the Amazon site looking at what is offered for LibreOffice documentation and noticed that some of the third party books offered a kindle version in addition to the hard copy book offering. It did not appear this was the case

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] contribution for user guide on EPUB-export

2018-12-10 Thread Drew Jensen
Howdy Cor, Olivier On Tue, Dec 4, 2018 at 3:17 PM Cor Nouws wrote: > Hi all, > > thanks for the replies.. > > Olivier Hallot wrote on 12/4/18 4:10 PM: > > > Yes. Please place it on the folder /Contents_Source/ under > > > > /LibreOffice Documentation/English/ > > > > in NextCloud. > > Not sure

[libreoffice-documentation] Update to Guide Contributor document

2018-12-10 Thread Drew Jensen
Howdy, The last meeting we touched on updating the Contributor guide to start referencing TDF NC vs ODFAuthors website. Towards that end did some simple find and replace on the document and uploaded a copy, found in the same folder and named 2 - Producing LO Guides (2).odt. (for those with

[libreoffice-documentation] Master build servers now delivering first binaries for LO 6.3

2018-11-21 Thread Drew Jensen
Howdy, When the daily build of Master finished downloading yesterday I found myself opening the first binary of LO 6.3Alpha0.0.0 The software development work is cycling to a new version as it wraps up the last. I went right to the documentation workgroup on NC and added a 6.3 folder for the

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] What baffles users? What help do they need?

2018-11-22 Thread Drew Jensen
On Thu, Nov 15, 2018 at 11:43 PM Cathy Crumbley wrote: > Hi All, > Howdy Cathy, Just a quick comment on mining the ask bot site - added in line. > > While merrily editing chapters in the Calc user guide, I have been > wondering about what users have the most problems with. Surely we would >

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] What baffles users? What help do they need?

2018-11-22 Thread Drew Jensen
Howdy, inline comments On Thu, Nov 15, 2018 at 11:43 PM Cathy Crumbley wrote: > Hi All, > > > > So, how do we know how to be most helpful for users? We discussed this > briefly in the documentation call yesterday and I agreed to raise the > issue here. > > In my mind, documentation includes

[libreoffice-documentation] Updated proposal to support minor updates of published guides, more detail on I10N support added

2018-11-22 Thread Drew Jensen
Hi, To follow up on an action item from yesterday, added a couple of lines to proposal specific to what should be bundled to aid any I10N translation effort interested in do so. For the team members, and easily given to others with accounts on the service, you have full access to the file,

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] need simple graphic design suggestions

2018-11-22 Thread Drew Jensen
Right, so here some bad examples probably. For one thing the shots are using Linux ;) Anyway, these are intended as infographic as opposed to placed on a page in a Guide, though I did use 300 dpi images. Both jpeg files below are from LO Writer first one and Draw the second. Here a graphic (the

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

2018-11-21 Thread Drew Jensen
Just added a couple of lines to the agenda pad. On Wed, Nov 21, 2018 at 6:55 AM Olivier Hallot < olivier.hal...@libreoffice.org> wrote: > Hi Documentation Team (Guides, Help contents) ! > > Our documentation team meeting will take place today at 19:30 CET > (Berlin time). > > We will use the

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

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

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Wiki page "Other Resources"

2018-11-28 Thread Drew Jensen
Howdy, The last entry on the Documentation talk page is regarding the fr wiki page use of three categories, End users, Developers and Documentation Team. I would agree that this is preferable. I would tweak it a bit by have the Developers section have two subsections; Application and

[libreoffice-documentation] Re: Bug 122520 foreign key constraints

2019-01-12 Thread Drew Jensen
Hola Dan, Noticed that Tamas Bunth checked in two patchs today regarding MySQL foreign keys, it is marked as fixing issues in https://bugs.documentfoundation.org/show_bug.cgi?id=122437 I wonder if it might also address the problem here. I would give it a try with the latest 6.3 daily build in a

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] IMPORTANT: March 31st, 2019 deadline for deactivation of old ODFAuthor Plone service

2019-02-17 Thread Drew Jensen
You can create a shareable link any file for directory which gives read-only/download privileges to the public. To do that open the details pane for a directory or a file and you will see an option to create the share link. On Sun, Feb 17, 2019 at 2:17 AM wrote: > At this moment we use ODF

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] IMPORTANT: March 31st, 2019 deadline for deactivation of old ODFAuthor Plone service

2019-02-18 Thread Drew Jensen
. It will, IMO, require that the team look at using a combination of the website/wiki/nextcloud. On Mon, Feb 18, 2019 at 1:39 AM wrote: > Drew Jensen schreef op 17.02.2019 17:00: > > You can create a shareable link any file for directory which gives > > read-only/down

Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Access to the ODFAuthor folders in Nextcloud

2019-02-23 Thread Drew Jensen
Hi Leo, I see that at the ODF Authors site you have some files under the OpenOffice.org file tree. Those files will be moved to a directory on the next cloud server found in the shared workspace folder, LibreOffice Documentation, in directory openoffice.org. The file structure then mirrors what

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