Re: [libreoffice-users] Look for step-by-step guide

2013-02-15 Thread Tom Davies
Hi :) If you do figure this out then it might be great to have a How-To video about it.  At the moment it seems to have quite a steep learning curve so people tend to stick with what they already know and understand. Regards from Tom :)  From: C. H. D.

Re: [libreoffice-users] Share-point?

2013-02-15 Thread Felmon Davis
On Fri, 15 Feb 2013, Tom Davies wrote: Hi :) Perhaps Moodle?  I haven't looked into Moodle but keep meaning to.  It's supposedly good for higher education but it might be more about just tutors and lecturers being able to place documents and text and stuff in an attractive layout that's

[libreoffice-users] Answering user-support questions Fw: [libreoffice-documentation] Re: Questions galore!

2013-02-15 Thread Tom Davies
Hi :) I'm sure you already know all this and probably do it far better than i do.  It's kinda what i wish i did rather than what i really do.  Generally i find that users are able to solve their own problems if they are just given the slightest nudge.  So, ime a good 1st response to any

[libreoffice-users] Forum for Ask community Fw: [libreoffice-documentation] Re: Questions galore!

2013-02-15 Thread Tom Davies
Hi :) The people answering questions at the AskBot site need more people to join in with answering questions.  If you just lurk on this list because something about it bugs you then it might well be because you prefer the way AskBot is set-up.  It's a much more modern approach with more

Re: [libreoffice-users] Share-point?

2013-02-15 Thread Adam Tauno Williams
On Thu, 2013-02-14 at 11:28 -0600, anne-ology wrote: Content Management System ;-) ... LAN ;-) ... a wiki ;-) ??? as to these - I haven't a clue; I'll continue to stick with the KISs method ;-) What is simple about Content Management? Nothing. But if we each sign up to use DropBox,

Re: [libreoffice-users] Share-point?

2013-02-15 Thread Adam Tauno Williams
On Thu, 2013-02-14 at 17:37 +, IBBoard wrote: Microsoft might not have control over it, but Dropbox will. For a business, that is unacceptable - and rightly so, since it means important documents go outside your perimeter. Instead they use a document management system (like Sharepoint or

Re: [libreoffice-users] Create Firefox Personas for LibreOffice 4 in LibreOffice 4

2013-02-15 Thread C. H. D.
  Thanks for all the ideas. The same task can be done in your ways as well. Regards, C. H. D. _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ 寄件人︰ webmaster-Kracked_P_P webmas...@krackedpress.com 收件人︰ users@global.libreoffice.org 傳送日期︰ 2013年02月14日 (週四) 7:24 PM

Re: [libreoffice-users] Share-point?

2013-02-15 Thread Tom Davies
Hi :) Hmmm, what worries me is MS and Standards in the same sentence.  Haven't we already learned, many times over, that MS's idea of open = closed standards and interoperable = only works once on one system or at least that seems to be the way it has always worked out historically.  So while

Re: [libreoffice-users] Share-point?

2013-02-15 Thread Adam Tauno Williams
On Fri, 2013-02-15 at 13:31 +, Tom Davies wrote: Hi :) Hmmm, what worries me is MS and Standards in the same sentence. Haven't we already learned, many times over, that MS's idea of open = closed This is true for corporations, nothing specific to Microsoft. That is why you need Open

Re: [libreoffice-users] Share-point?

2013-02-15 Thread Tom Davies
Hi :) Ahh, cool.  Since several OpenSource projects appear to be quite happy with the Standards then i trust it a little more.  I'd have to look into some of those projects and see what they are saying about the standard though.  Never believe anything until it's denied by a government

Re: [libreoffice-users] Microfund your favourite Issue

2013-02-15 Thread Tom Davies
Hi :) Has anyone found an early post in this thread and forwarded it off to the board-discuss list and /or devs list or other place we might get some good feedback about credibility?  I kinda trust Joel but can't remember where the original post came from.  Regards from Tom :) 

Re: [libreoffice-users] Microfund your favourite Issue

2013-02-15 Thread Adam Tauno Williams
On Fri, 2013-02-15 at 14:02 +, Tom Davies wrote: Hi :) Has anyone found an early post in this thread and forwarded it off to the board-discuss list and /or devs list or other place we might get some good feedback about credibility? I kinda trust Joel but can't remember where the original

[libreoffice-users] page down in word processors

2013-02-15 Thread Eric Beversluis
Something I've never figured out--and seems true of LO/OO as well as M$ Word: When reading through a document, one hits 'PgDn', but one doesn't get a new page--it only scrolls down some seemingly arbitrary number of lines. One has to scan the new screen to see what one left off reading and one may

Re: [libreoffice-users] page down in word processors

2013-02-15 Thread Brian Barker
At 09:35 15/02/2013 -0500, Eric Beversluis wrote: Something I've never figured out--and seems true of LO/OO as well as M$ Word: When reading through a document, one hits 'PgDn', but one doesn't get a new page--it only scrolls down some seemingly arbitrary number of lines. One has to scan the

Re: [libreoffice-users] page down in word processors

2013-02-15 Thread Tom Davies
Hi :) Yes, the button probably should say Screen down instead of page down for most uses of the button and only say Page down for those rare cases where it really does mean a page.  Regards from  Tom :)  PS blimey a short answer for once!!  lol From:

Re: [libreoffice-users] calc: method to subdivide individual cells

2013-02-15 Thread jomali
I've been following this thread and wondering what a use case would be for subdividing cells. On Thursday, February 14, 2013, Tanstaafl wrote: On 2013-02-14 9:19 AM, Brian Barker b.m.bar...@btinternet.com wrote: At 08:50 14/02/2013 -0500, Nobody Noname wrote: ... but it is much more

Re: [libreoffice-users] page down in word processors

2013-02-15 Thread Eric Beversluis
On Fri, 2013-02-15 at 15:15 +, Brian Barker wrote: At 09:35 15/02/2013 -0500, Eric Beversluis wrote: Something I've never figured out--and seems true of LO/OO as well as M$ Word: When reading through a document, one hits 'PgDn', but one doesn't get a new page--it only scrolls down some

Re: [libreoffice-users] page down in word processors

2013-02-15 Thread Eric Beversluis
But the issue is now what it's called. The problem is that it doesn't screen down consistently, giving a full new screen save for a consistent one- or two-line overlap at the top. On Fri, 2013-02-15 at 15:25 +, Tom Davies wrote: Hi :) Yes, the button probably should say Screen down instead

Re: [libreoffice-users] page down in word processors

2013-02-15 Thread James Knott
Brian Barker wrote: I think you are missing the different functions of the two sorts of software. Page Up Page Down go back to the days of dumb terminals connected to a mainframe or minicomputer and a page referred to a full screen of data. Back in the late '70s early '80s I used to

Re: [libreoffice-users] page down in word processors

2013-02-15 Thread Tom Davies
Hi :) Oh wow yeah.  Those green screens where you could see the individual dots making up the screen.  The strange greeness a tunnel through to far away places.  Regards from Tom :) From: James Knott james.kn...@rogers.com To: LibreOffice

Re: [libreoffice-users] page down in word processors

2013-02-15 Thread Tom Davies
Hi :)  The button that worries me is the Windows key with the MS logo on it.  Are the police likely to knock down my door now that i have painted over it with a rather bad copy of the Ubuntu logo?  Also why does Ubuntu store sell a keyboard with the Windows logo on that key?!! Regards from Tom

[libreoffice-users] Moving Templates from 3.5.5 to 4.0

2013-02-15 Thread Karen DInse
Windows XP, SP3 I created numerous templates in LO 3.5.5. I created the letter/template and inserted input fields that would stop and ask the user to input the appropriate data. Worked real well in LO 3.5.5. We are hoping to upgrade to version 4.0.0.3, but when we try to copy or import the

Re: [libreoffice-users] page down in word processors

2013-02-15 Thread Paul D. Mirowsky
An interesting point. Perhaps there ought to be a mode switch between Next top of page and Proportional when using Page Up/Down keys. I can't remember the last time I used my Insert key to change its mode. Perhaps it is time to make Insert a mode switch for Delete, Home, End and Page

Re: [libreoffice-users] calc: method to subdivide individual cells

2013-02-15 Thread bill
On 2/15/2013 10:33 AM, jomali wrote: I've been following this thread and wondering what a use case would be for subdividing cells. I own a breeding kennel. I created a table to keep track of medication administration col A: date col B: dog 1 name, col title being the medication but when I

Re: [libreoffice-users] calc: method to subdivide individual cells

2013-02-15 Thread Tom Davies
Hi :) Ahh, there was something about Ctrl Enter inside a cell makes an extra newline inside the cell itself.  It doesn't sub-divide the cell but does just give you a newline in there.  Regards from Tom :) From: bill will...@techservsys.com To:

Re: [libreoffice-users] Share-point?

2013-02-15 Thread Steve Edmonds
On 2013-02-15 21:01, Felmon Davis wrote: On Fri, 15 Feb 2013, Tom Davies wrote: Hi :) Perhaps Moodle? I haven't looked into Moodle but keep meaning to. It's supposedly good for higher education but it might be more about just tutors and lecturers being able to place documents and text

Re: [libreoffice-users] calc: method to subdivide individual cells

2013-02-15 Thread Jay Lozier
On 02/15/2013 01:43 PM, Tom Davies wrote: Hi :) Ahh, there was something about Ctrl Enter inside a cell makes an extra newline inside the cell itself. It doesn't sub-divide the cell but does just give you a newline in there. Regards from Tom :) CTRL + Enter inserts a new line within the cell

[libreoffice-users] MySQL-Connector

2013-02-15 Thread Heinrich Stoellinger
Hello, I know I have gone on about the native connector before. My situtation is like this at the moment: - it works like a charm on 4.0.0.3 running Debian-Wheezy - it neither works on Mint-Nadia or Windows-Vista (I know, I know -- I should upgrade THAT system!). The connector DID however work

Re: [libreoffice-users] Share-point?

2013-02-15 Thread Kieran Peckett
I have been following this post as I also wanted to know about how to add SharePoint, not about which Cloud storage service is the best On Friday, 15 February 2013, Steve Edmonds wrote: On 2013-02-15 21:01, Felmon Davis wrote: On Fri, 15 Feb 2013, Tom Davies wrote: Hi :) Perhaps Moodle?

Re: [libreoffice-users] MySQL-Connector

2013-02-15 Thread Dan Lewis
On 02/15/2013 01:59 PM, Heinrich Stoellinger wrote: Hello, I know I have gone on about the native connector before. My situtation is like this at the moment: - it works like a charm on 4.0.0.3 running Debian-Wheezy - it neither works on Mint-Nadia or Windows-Vista (I know, I know -- I should

Re: [libreoffice-users] calc: method to subdivide individual cells

2013-02-15 Thread Dan Lewis
On 02/15/2013 01:29 PM, bill wrote: On 2/15/2013 10:33 AM, jomali wrote: I've been following this thread and wondering what a use case would be for subdividing cells. I own a breeding kennel. I created a table to keep track of medication administration col A: date col B: dog 1 name, col

Re: [libreoffice-users] calc: method to subdivide individual cells

2013-02-15 Thread Girvin R. Herr
Jomali, I once used it to correct a goof on a cell merge operation when it was impractical to use undo. I was only creating a form, so I was not referencing any of these cells. The problem was that the subdivide required a lot of cleanup to get the cell boundaries aligned again. Messy, but

Re: [libreoffice-users] page down in word processors

2013-02-15 Thread anne-ology
When I hit page down or up, it scrolls to the next page ;-) when I hit the up or down arrow key, it scrolls line by line ;-) On Fri, Feb 15, 2013 at 8:35 AM, Eric Beversluis ebe...@researchintegration.org wrote: Something I've never figured out--and seems true of LO/OO as

Re: [libreoffice-users] Share-point?

2013-02-15 Thread Adam Tauno Williams
On Fri, 2013-02-15 at 19:06 +, Kieran Peckett wrote: I have been following this post as I also wanted to know about how to add SharePoint, not about which Cloud storage service is the best Yes, you're thread got hi-jacked by the Microsoft-hate squad. Sadly it happens not infrequently.

Re: [libreoffice-users] page down in word processors

2013-02-15 Thread anne-ology
but the computer's page is different from the printed page ;-) BTW - Brian, I think your explanation was very good. On Fri, Feb 15, 2013 at 9:25 AM, Tom Davies tomdavie...@yahoo.co.uk wrote: Hi :) Yes, the button probably should say Screen down instead of page down for most

Re: [libreoffice-users] page down in word processors

2013-02-15 Thread anne-ology
Whew, I've never touched that key; will alarms sirens go off when it's touched ;-) On Fri, Feb 15, 2013 at 11:11 AM, Tom Davies tomdavie...@yahoo.co.ukwrote: Hi :) The button that worries me is the Windows key with the MS logo on it. Are the police likely to knock down my

Re: [libreoffice-users] page down in word processors

2013-02-15 Thread anne-ology
ooh, how I dislike that INS key ... I tend to hit that rather than the DEL key many times; then I'll start typing only to find I'm erasing ;-( Whoever decided to place that INS key must not have been thinking; doesn't any typist know to click on the space-bar

Re: [libreoffice-users] page down in word processors

2013-02-15 Thread Dan Lewis
Strange thing: I can not find an INS key on my MacBook. Its delete key acts like the back space key... --Dan On 02/15/2013 04:05 PM, anne-ology wrote: ooh, how I dislike that INS key ... I tend to hit that rather than the DEL key many times; then I'll start typing only to

Re: [libreoffice-users] Share-point?

2013-02-15 Thread anne-ology
I agree. On Thu, Feb 14, 2013 at 12:20 PM, Felmon Davis dav...@union.edu wrote: On Thu, 14 Feb 2013, IBBoard wrote: Microsoft might not have control over it, but Dropbox will. For a business, that is unacceptable - and rightly so, since it means important documents go outside your

Re: [libreoffice-users] Share-point?

2013-02-15 Thread anne-ology
The files in Dropbox are encryptable and only accessable by those who have that particular URL. On Thu, Feb 14, 2013 at 12:40 PM, IBBoard ibbo...@gmail.com wrote: Sharepoint is a self-hosted solution. You are relying on a Microsoft product, but the documents are never handed over to

Re: [libreoffice-users] MySQL-Connector

2013-02-15 Thread Tom Davies
Hi :) Is there a problem with running different versions on different OSes?  It should be fine t do that shouldn't it? Regards from Tom :)  From: Heinrich Stoellinger hc.stoellin...@aon.at To: users@global.libreoffice.org users@global.libreoffice.org Sent:

Re: [libreoffice-users] page down in word processors

2013-02-15 Thread Eric Beversluis
On Fri, 2013-02-15 at 14:49 -0600, anne-ology wrote: but the computer's page is different from the printed page ;-) You're missing the point, which is that the scrolling is not consistent in presenting a new set of lines except for a one or two line overlap with the previous set of lines.

Re: [libreoffice-users] calc: method to subdivide individual cells

2013-02-15 Thread bill
On 2/15/2013 1:47 PM, Jay Lozier wrote: On 02/15/2013 01:43 PM, Tom Davies wrote: Hi :) Ahh, there was something about Ctrl Enter inside a cell makes an extra newline inside the cell itself. It doesn't sub-divide the cell but does just give you a newline in there. Regards from Tom :) CTRL

[libreoffice-users] page down in word processors - find next

2013-02-15 Thread bill
I am keeping the same thread as it is closely related. The one thing that I really don't like is that as soon as you do a search the page down button becomes continue search forward and the page up becomes continue search backwards. That is fine while you are searching, but how does one

Re: [libreoffice-users] page down in word processors - find next

2013-02-15 Thread Jean-Francois Nifenecker
Le 15/02/2013 22:59, bill a écrit : I am keeping the same thread as it is closely related. The one thing that I really don't like is that as soon as you do a search the page down button becomes continue search forward and the page up becomes continue search backwards. That is fine while you

Re: [libreoffice-users] page down in word processors - find next

2013-02-15 Thread Dave Barton
Original Message From: bill will...@techservsys.com To: users@global.libreoffice.org Date: Fri, 15 Feb 2013 16:59:03 -0500 I am keeping the same thread as it is closely related. The one thing that I really don't like is that as soon as you do a search the page down button

Re: [libreoffice-users] Development of Extensions for LibreOffice

2013-02-15 Thread Stephen Morris
On 02/13/2013 09:01 PM, Michael Meeks wrote: Hi Stephen, On Wed, 2013-02-13 at 07:59 +1100, Stephen Morris wrote: Out of interest do you have a bug or two you want to hack on there ? the Pivot table code is in: sc/source/ui/dbgui/dpgroupdlg.cxx One of the issues I have with

Re: [libreoffice-users] page down in word processors - find next

2013-02-15 Thread Tom Davies
Hi :) ???!?!!?!?? Ahh.  You were talking about on-screen buttons?  The ones under the vertical scroll bar?  Middle one is called Navigation.  I was talking about keyboard buttons.  Now i'm not sure what anyone else was talking about.  It's 4am though so i might still be dreaming or having a

[libreoffice-users] Final proof-reading/beta-testing of Getting Started Guide v4.0

2013-02-15 Thread Tom Davies
Hi :) The new Getting Started Guide is nearly ready!  You can have a sneak preview at  http://www.odfauthors.org/libreoffice/english/getting-started/published-lo-4.0/gs4.0-full-book-pdf/view Please let us know if anything appears to be wrong.  The guide will appear on the proper wiki in a

Re: [libreoffice-users] calc: method to subdivide individual cells

2013-02-15 Thread Tom Davies
Hi :) Oh no!  Was that what you were looking for from the start?  I thought you were looking for soemthing a lot more complicated so it didn't occur to me.  I only learned of it recently and haven't used it myself yet.  Sorry chap! Regards from Tom :) 

[libreoffice-users] Re: MySQL-Connector

2013-02-15 Thread Alex Thurgood
On 02/15/2013 10:24 PM, Tom Davies wrote: Tom, Is there a problem with running different versions on different OSes? It should be fine t do that shouldn't it? Regards from Tom :) Please, please, pretty please, sometimes I really do get the impression you have not read anything we have