Re: [libreoffice-users] promotion possibility for LibO

2013-02-25 Thread Tom Davies
Hi :) This list seems to mess up formatting sometimes so it's worth putting an extra line around urls.  Your link to http://openclipart.org got mixed up with the and that followed and resulted in a somewhat weird 404.  However yes you can forwards the link to the marketing team

Re: [libreoffice-users] oooforum.org

2013-02-25 Thread Dave Barton
Original Message From: Tim Lloyd tim.ll...@gmx.com To: users@global.libreoffice.org Date: Mon, 25 Feb 2013 04:17:56 +0100 Hi, not an issue with LO but hopefully someone has some feedback. I am just flicking through the LO4.0 getting started guide and there is a reference

Re: [libreoffice-users] promotion possibility for LibO

2013-02-25 Thread rost52
Thanks Tom - I really wonder how why this list creates this miserable layout...Info is send the marketing team.On 2013-02-25 17:06, Tom Davies wrote: Hi :) This list seems to mess up formatting sometimes so it's worth putting an extra line around urls.Your link to

Re: [libreoffice-users] promotion possibility for LibO

2013-02-25 Thread Tom Davies
i :) I don't know.  Early on a few people used to try to bully everyone into using the right email clients but this list really needs to be able to handle a wide range of different things if LibreOffice is be become accepted as a Gateway App welcoming people into OpenSource.  So far, for the

Re: [libreoffice-users] m$ office to gnu/linux rumour

2013-02-25 Thread James Knott
Tom Davies wrote: Android, Blackberry, Chrome and others are GnuLinux. And iPhones are BSD Unix. Are there an current smart phones that aren't Linux/Unix based, other than Windows phones? Even at least one of the old Nokia OSs was Linux based. Regardless, my understanding of that rumour

[libreoffice-users] Why is Impress screwed up with EVERY release?

2013-02-25 Thread Stephan P.
Hi, I installed 4.0.0 and loaded my main ODP file I need to teach my course, ran the slide show, and as always, the developers managed to screw up Impress again in 4.0.0. With EVERY release, things that worked fine get FUBAR. What is it this time? - In bulleted lists, where each bulleted item is

Re: [libreoffice-users] m$ office to gnu/linux rumour

2013-02-25 Thread Tom Davies
Hi :) I think that to work well on Android it would need to have touch capabilities.  Can you imagine MS making a GnuLinux version MORE advanced than the one on their own platform!!  Lol Regards from Tom :)  From: James Knott james.kn...@rogers.com To:

Re: [libreoffice-users] m$ office to gnu/linux rumour

2013-02-25 Thread Jay Lozier
On 02/25/2013 07:59 AM, James Knott wrote: Tom Davies wrote: Android, Blackberry, Chrome and others are GnuLinux. And iPhones are BSD Unix. Are there an current smart phones that aren't Linux/Unix based, other than Windows phones? Even at least one of the old Nokia OSs was Linux based.

Re: [libreoffice-users] oooforum.org

2013-02-25 Thread Andrew Douglas Pitonyak
On 02/24/2013 10:17 PM, Tim Lloyd wrote: I am just flicking through the LO4.0 getting started guide and there is a reference to http://www.oooforum.org/. When I click on that link (fedora/firefox/seamonkey) the browser just sits there and eventually times out. Is this address still valid?

[libreoffice-users] Re: promotion possibility for LibO

2013-02-25 Thread V Stuart Foote
rosttyo wrote Can this be forwarded to our marketing people to possibly use this for promotion? @rossttyo, Sure, but not clear what you are suggesting. LibreOffice's import of SVG has been very good since at least the 3.3 builds and fidelity to standards when editing imported SVG in Draw

Re: [libreoffice-users] oooforum.org

2013-02-25 Thread Fernand Vanrie
Andrew , when this site is gone then its also a terible lost of knowledge and code examples for both communities, Greetz Fernand On 02/24/2013 10:17 PM, Tim Lloyd wrote: I am just flicking through the LO4.0 getting started guide and there is a reference to http://www.oooforum.org/. When

[libreoffice-users] Change Y axis labels in Calc chart

2013-02-25 Thread PeterTheBike
In this chart I want to use the names in the legend to be labels in the Y axis instead of the numeric values. Is there a way this can be done please? Sample_position_chart.ods http://nabble.documentfoundation.org/file/n4039977/Sample_position_chart.ods -- View this message in context:

Re: [libreoffice-users] Does Libre Office have its own distinct set of fonts?

2013-02-25 Thread anne-ology
yikes ;-( and the proper way for WIN7 would be ??? ;-) I was just about to check into finding more then plopping them in; now I'll wait for further instructions. yep ... I think this 'glorified typewriter' is making me 'feel stupider stupider' ... On Sat, Feb

Re: [libreoffice-users] Does Libre Office have its own distinct set of fonts?

2013-02-25 Thread webmaster-Kracked_P_P
For Win7 systems - you can see them through Control Panel All Control Panel Items Fonts which was on the left hand side of the window. Now you can delete the fonts by right clicking on it and using the delete option[s]. To install fonts, you must have the font setting to NOT make a link to

Re: [libreoffice-users] m$ office to gnu/linux rumour

2013-02-25 Thread Kieran Peckett
Some MSO 2013 apps have touch support, at least on Windows RT (I believe Win8 doesn't have the touch versions of MSO 2013 yet), so it's really just converting from WinRT to Java to get it on Android. On Monday, 25 February 2013, Tom Davies wrote: Hi :) I think that to work well on Android it

Re: [libreoffice-users] LO 3 4 on same machine

2013-02-25 Thread Kieran Peckett
I managed to get a parallel install working using the Server Install GUI - all that does is install LO to a folder of your choosing, making sure that it doesn't conflict with current version of LO you have installed. On Monday, 25 February 2013, Tom Davies wrote: Hi :) My deepest apologise for

Re: [libreoffice-users] Does Libre Office have its own distinct setof fonts?

2013-02-25 Thread Virgil Arrington
When I install fonts to my Win7 computer, I just copy the font files to the C:\windows\fonts folder using Windows Explorer. I've never had a problem doing it this way. Virgil -Original Message- From: webmaster-Kracked_P_P Sent: Monday, February 25, 2013 12:48 PM To:

[libreoffice-users] Is LO BASIC Limited to Only 1 Dialog Box at a Time?

2013-02-25 Thread Hal Vaughan
I've been experimenting because I want to write a sticky-note program that will allow a user to write sticky notes that accompany a document. When you switch from one document window to another, the notes from the 1st would close and the notes from the 2nd would open (if you've already opened

Re: [libreoffice-users] Does Libre Office have its own distinct setof fonts?

2013-02-25 Thread webmaster-Kracked_P_P
I was always taught to use the install procedure. It use to be that you can have fonts in that folder, but not being used by you system. I am glad that that as been removed. It is alway good to looks at the fonts with a font viewer just before you install them, so you make sure they are

Re: [libreoffice-users] Going to an OnExit' Routine On Dialog Button Event

2013-02-25 Thread Hal Vaughan
This works and doesn't work. Apparently, what happens is that as long as the macro is busy (or maybe it's just with functions that take a long time in comparison, like exporting a PDF), the Cancel button I made on the dialog does not get attention. So if I click on it once, usually nothing

Re: [libreoffice-users] Why is Impress screwed up with EVERY release?

2013-02-25 Thread Tanstaafl
On 2013-02-25 8:35 AM, Thorsten Behrens t...@documentfoundation.org wrote: Stephan P. wrote: Honestly, how does this happen? If nobody is working on Impress to even check these absolutely basic things, be honest enough about it and drop it from LO. But constantly, with every release, breaking

Re: [libreoffice-users] Why is Impress screwed up with EVERY release?

2013-02-25 Thread Joel Madero
On Mon, Feb 25, 2013 at 11:38 AM, Tanstaafl tansta...@libertytrek.orgwrote: On 2013-02-25 8:35 AM, Thorsten Behrens t...@documentfoundation.org wrote: Stephan P. wrote: Honestly, how does this happen? If nobody is working on Impress to even check these absolutely basic things, be honest

Re: [libreoffice-users] oooforum.org

2013-02-25 Thread Tim Lloyd
thanks everyone for the feedback. - Original Message - From: Fernand Vanrie Sent: 02/26/13 01:53 AM To: users@global.libreoffice.org Subject: Re: [libreoffice-users] oooforum.org Andrew , when this site is gone then its also a terible lost of knowledge and code examples for both

Re: [libreoffice-users] LO 4.0.0.3: Calc Crashes when setting data validity

2013-02-25 Thread Tom Davies
Hi :) If it's not Java and does only happen in Calc then i really don't know but it is likely that someone else on the list can help.   Please try to use Reply to all or Group reply to keep the thread on-list rather than taking the thread off-list.  That way other people can get involved if

Re: [libreoffice-users] oooforum.org

2013-02-25 Thread Tom Davies
Hi :) Should TDF and Apache both be contributing to keeping it going?  Is anyone here able to explain it to the BoD? Regards from Tom :)  From: Fernand Vanrie s...@pmgroup.be To: users@global.libreoffice.org Sent: Monday, 25 February 2013, 14:53 Subject:

Re: [libreoffice-users] oooforum.org

2013-02-25 Thread Joel Madero
I very much doubt we'd be involved with keeping a OOo or AOO forum going - just my thoughts though. Best, Joel On Mon, Feb 25, 2013 at 1:13 PM, Tom Davies tomdavie...@yahoo.co.uk wrote: Hi :) Should TDF and Apache both be contributing to keeping it going? Is anyone here able to explain it

Re: [libreoffice-users] Why is Impress screwed up with EVERY release?

2013-02-25 Thread Paul D. Mirowsky
Let me start off by saying, I don't know how many times I coded something to fix one thing, worked on it for hours, that despite not seeing other errors, I fixed the thing I started out on. That said. An amazingly simple test is to print the document with the old version and the new version,

Re: [libreoffice-users] oooforum.org

2013-02-25 Thread Hal Vaughan
On Feb 25, 2013, at 4:32 PM, Joel Madero jmadero@gmail.com wrote: I very much doubt we'd be involved with keeping a OOo or AOO forum going - just my thoughts though. It would seem to me it would be in everyone's best interest to, if nothing else, clone the site and store the data, even

[libreoffice-users] Rendering images in Writer

2013-02-25 Thread Barry Say
When images are displayed in Writer, fine lines seem to present a problem. I am particularly thinking of music where our stave lines are 1 pixel wide. This gives just the print quality required but the display in Libre-Office is very difficult to use. What seems to be happening is that the

[libreoffice-users] Re: Why is Impress screwed up with EVERY release?

2013-02-25 Thread Pedro
Hi Joel, all jmadero wrote I didn't read the whole thread as I just have a lot on my plate but being involved with QA I have a few points; I think you should read the whole thread. This is about simple things that always worked and now are broken. This is about regressions. And because the

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: Why is Impress screwed up with EVERY release?

2013-02-25 Thread Joel Madero
So, you should expect some angry new users and some upset old users who were naive enough to upgrade to 4.0... I hope some of this anger turns into something productive like contributions, I know for sure QA could use some assistance to catch as many of these issues as possible before

Re: [libreoffice-users] Does Libre Office have its own distinct setoffonts?

2013-02-25 Thread Virgil Arrington
I should have added my caveat that I claim no computer expertise. I'm just a weekend geek with enough knowledge to be dangerous. When I copy fonts to my C:\Windows\Fonts folder, I get a message saying something along the lines of Installing font or words to that effect. It may be (again

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: Why is Impress screwed up with EVERYrelease?

2013-02-25 Thread Virgil Arrington
While I wouldn't call it anger, I was honestly surprised that LO 4.0 *replaced* my previous install of LO 3.6.x. I thought it would install side-by-side. I confess I install these things so quickly, that I may have missed an install option somewhere. But, I concur about some features that

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: Why is Impress screwed up with EVERYrelease?

2013-02-25 Thread Joel Madero
But, I concur about some features that worked on 3.6 but not on 4.0. The most notable that I've found so far is that, in Writer, the F11 style list no longer opens to the setting it was on when I last closed. Now, on my computer (Win7), it always opens up to Custom Styles, when I prefer it to

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: Why is Impress screwed up with EVERYrelease?

2013-02-25 Thread Virgil Arrington
Believe me, I understand the massive task facing the LO developers, so I won’t complain too loudly if things aren’t perfect. Virgil From: Joel Madero Sent: Monday, February 25, 2013 6:07 PM To: Virgil Arrington Cc: users@global.libreoffice.org Subject: Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: Why is

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: Why is Impress screwed up with EVERYrelease?

2013-02-25 Thread Joel Madero
On Mon, Feb 25, 2013 at 3:17 PM, Virgil Arrington cuyfa...@hotmail.comwrote: Believe me, I understand the massive task facing the LO developers, so I won’t complain too loudly if things aren’t perfect. Again, we'd love to have you join some QA work to help us avoid these issues going into

[libreoffice-users] Problem loading and saving XLS files

2013-02-25 Thread Carl Paulsen
I'm using LO 3.5.6.2 on a Mac OS 10.6.8 I'm working on a critical project analyzing data from Salesforce (I'll call it SF) for non-profit SF users. When I export xls files from SF, if those files are greater than something like 7,000 records (a dozen or so fields), the file gets truncated

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: Why is Impress screwed up with EVERY release?

2013-02-25 Thread Joel Madero
And as a developer, I clearly don't think the 4.0.0 is trash - in fact it fixes a boatload of longstanding bugs, and adds lots of really useful features. The 4.0.1, due 2nd week of March, will be even better. From all of us who know how much work you and the other developers put towards

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: Why is Impress screwed up withEVERYrelease?

2013-02-25 Thread Virgil Arrington
I'll check it out. If there's a way that I think I can help, I'll be more than happy to do so. Virgil -Original Message- From: Joel Madero Sent: Monday, February 25, 2013 6:23 PM To: Virgil Arrington Cc: users@global.libreoffice.org Subject: Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: Why is Impress

Re: [libreoffice-users] Is LO BASIC Limited to Only 1 Dialog Box at a Time?

2013-02-25 Thread Andrew Douglas Pitonyak
On 02/25/2013 01:52 PM, Hal Vaughan wrote: I've been experimenting because I want to write a sticky-note program that will allow a user to write sticky notes that accompany a document. When you switch from one document window to another, the notes from the 1st would close and the notes from

Re: [libreoffice-users] oooforum.org

2013-02-25 Thread Andrew Douglas Pitonyak
Help and resources have been offered, but it is currently under sole ownership by someone that may not let anyone else into his playground and will not allow it to move into one not controlled by him. So, unless he has a change of heart, it is doomed to die unless the current owner (Ed)

Re: [libreoffice-users] oooforum.org

2013-02-25 Thread Hal Vaughan
Wouldn't it be possible to write a Perl screen scraper and spider through it? Or would that be a copyright issue? Hal On Feb 25, 2013, at 7:03 PM, Andrew Douglas Pitonyak and...@pitonyak.org wrote: Help and resources have been offered, but it is currently under sole ownership by

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: Why is Impress screwed up withEVERYrelease?

2013-02-25 Thread Joel Madero
On 02/25/2013 03:52 PM, Virgil Arrington wrote: Cor wrote: It's not nice, and has to be repaired. But you can pls not seriously label such as a major problem, do you? By no means is this a major problem. It's just disappointing that it worked in LO 3.6 and doesn't in LO 4.0. Regressions may

Re: [libreoffice-users] Does Libre Office have its own distinct setoffonts?

2013-02-25 Thread webmaster-Kracked_P_P
I have been using Windows since Win95 days, whether I liked it or not. I have been using Linux more than Windows since Feb 2010. The only real problem I had with Windows and Fonts, was almost every time I installed a new packages, it seemed to want to add a set of fonts to the /fonts/

[libreoffice-users] Managing Templates in Writer

2013-02-25 Thread Dave Liesse
I recently installed v4.0 (v4.0.0.3, to be exact) and, of course, all the setup I finally accomplished in v3.4 is gone. My primary concern is the default style, which has reverted to .79 (2 cm) margins as the default. Being in the US, I'd rather have defaults of 1. The help appears to be a

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: promotion possibility for LibO

2013-02-25 Thread rost52
Hi Stuart, My concern is not the SVG. LibO can save metafiles in SVG format, thus I assume that it can also import SVG files. Modification of such files is again another story. But thanks for hint and link. I saw on the homepage several times OpenOffice mentioned and I though it would be

Re: [libreoffice-users] Rendering images in Writer

2013-02-25 Thread anne-ology
Have you checked your printer's settings? On Mon, Feb 25, 2013 at 3:42 PM, Barry Say barr...@nspipes.co.uk wrote: When images are displayed in Writer, fine lines seem to present a problem. I am particularly thinking of music where our stave lines are 1 pixel wide. This gives just

Re: [libreoffice-users] oooforum.org

2013-02-25 Thread Andrew Douglas Pitonyak
I assume that it is not a problem to scrape the forum if you know how to do it. I dropped Ed a line and he said that he would look at it and that he thought that it was having performance problems. Last time I asked him about it, it was being hit constantly by spammers or something that

Re: [libreoffice-users] Problem loading and saving XLS files

2013-02-25 Thread Jay Lozier
On 02/25/2013 06:19 PM, Carl Paulsen wrote: I'm using LO 3.5.6.2 on a Mac OS 10.6.8 I'm working on a critical project analyzing data from Salesforce (I'll call it SF) for non-profit SF users. When I export xls files from SF, if those files are greater than something like 7,000 records (a

[libreoffice-users] How do I change the default .ott in writer 4.0?

2013-02-25 Thread MR ZenWiz
I used to have a standard format default document template that I had control over in LO 3.x. Now that I've installed 4.0, the default template is different and I want to use my own settings. How can I change the default template to match what I like? Thanks. MR -- For unsubscribe