[libreoffice-users] Re: Python and sys.argv.

2013-02-26 Thread SuneOskar
I have my python macros placed in *My Macro*s . My problem is that I cannot import *argv* to a macro. When I use *from sys import argv* the system replies: *cannot import name argv* and if I use *print(sys.dir(argv))* to get the content of *sys *I can see that *argv* Is missing.See the following

Re: [libreoffice-users] Rendering images in Writer

2013-02-26 Thread Barry Say
Hi All, I have had two replies, 1 off-list. I have assumed to-date that Libre Office is entirely independent of the pinter specified on the machine, contrary to my experience with MSO. Is this the case? It has been suggested that this is an inevitable consequence of reducing the resolution

Re: [libreoffice-users] Managing Templates in Writer

2013-02-26 Thread Mirosław Zalewski
On 26/02/2013 at 01:58, Dave Liesse dslie...@liessefamily.net wrote: 1. Change the margins, then save a new template named Normal. This is insufficient, as it doesn't become my default template. LibreOffice does not work this way. It's MS Office that assumes that Normal template is default

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

2013-02-26 Thread Tom Davies
Hi :) You can always write to them yourself to suggest it.  I've tried it a few times without much luck but i think that's because they need to hear it from quite a few people before noticing that it needs to be done.  If it's just 1 person then it looks a bit like trolling.  I've never been

[libreoffice-users] Re: Re-Connecting LO Base to an SQL DB

2013-02-26 Thread Ian Whitfield
Hi All Latest situation ... (it's getting worse) On Alex's recommendation about a possible 'bug' in my latest Libre-Office (PCLOS version), I downloaded 4.0.1 to my test machine directly from the LO Website and gave it a test yesterday. All seemed well and it runs fine and I was able to

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

2013-02-26 Thread Tom Davies
Hi :) I'm just wondering if Gnumeric might be better at opening the file?  Calc 'should' be able to handle it easily so there is something weird there.  The file-size drop sounds like the old bug about images dropping out but we haven't seen that happen for around a year afaik.  Is it

[libreoffice-users] Different header footer content on first page not working

2013-02-26 Thread Paddy Landau
I love Writer's new feature for headers and footers: the ability to turn off Same content on first page… https://www.libreoffice.org/download/4-0-new-features-and-fixes … But for the fact that I can't get it to work! It's probably something silly that I have done. I'll explain. 1. I create a

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

2013-02-26 Thread Carl Paulsen
Thanks, Tom. I'm on a Mac so those memory settings are under LibreOffice-Preferences-Memory. I set per object memory to 18MB and then 20MB based on the 15MB file size and left the others. I don't care if it's slow for testing purposes. I run 4GB ram and typically have over 1GB available,

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

2013-02-26 Thread Tom Davies
Hi :) Forget about Gnumeric.  The only reason i suggested it was as a quickeasy OpenSource alternative that is a dedicated Spreadsheet program.  If it's not quickeasy then forget it.  Regards from Tom :)  From: Carl Paulsen carlpaul...@comcast.net To:

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

2013-02-26 Thread Tom Davies
Hi :) +1 I've not had any bad experiences myself, so far, and not heard as many grumbles as we normally get here when a x.x.0 comes out.  Apparently AskLO has had a bit more than us but not as much as they were expecting either.  However i almost never use Impress anyway and haven't tried the

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

2013-02-26 Thread Tom Davies
Hi :) Have you been able to fix this yet?  If so then can you remember how?  Regards from Tom :)  From: Rev. Nick Sharp nick.sh...@xalt.co.uk To: users@global.libreoffice.org Sent: Thursday, 21 February 2013, 20:00 Subject: [libreoffice-users] LO 4.0.0.3:

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

2013-02-26 Thread Jay Lozier
On 02/26/2013 07:25 AM, Carl Paulsen wrote: Yes, thanks Jay. I CAN save the .csv as an .xls file, then open it successfully, which suggests some kind of formatting issue. And that's what I ended up doing for the 4 or 5 files that were failing. I'd still like to know what's going on - I may

[libreoffice-users] Licensing for the auto-correct .dat files

2013-02-26 Thread Radu Coravu
Hi, Libre Office comes with .dat resources which represent data files used for the Auto Correct facility. I have a question regarding the licensing of these .dat files. What is the exact license model for them? Is it GNU LGPL 3.0? Or does it depend on the contributor who created them? Can

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

2013-02-26 Thread Stephan P.
Hi Thorsten, thanks a lot for your quick and helpful reply. this seems to be https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=59629, which is on our radar already. I'll take a look as soon as I have some time. - Instead of graphics that have been on slides for years suddenly only an OLE

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

2013-02-26 Thread Stephan P.
One other thing... Are the problems you are experiencing happening with just this one document? Or does it happen with multiple other documents? I haven't had time to test any other, but I suspect this is not the only one. Were the problem documents created originally in LibO (or OOo)?

[libreoffice-users] [Libreoffice-qa] FDO BSA Administration Info - New version 4.0.1.2 rc

2013-02-26 Thread Joel Madero
Version 4.0.1.2 rc has been added to FreeDesktop.Org (FDO) as well as to Bug Submission Assistant (BSA) in response to previous announcement made by Petr. Any questions send them my way Best Regards, Joel -- *Joel Madero* LibreOffice QA Volunteer jmadero@gmail.com

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

2013-02-26 Thread Adam Tauno Williams
On Mon, 2013-02-25 at 18:04 +, Kieran Peckett wrote: 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. WOW! That is the most fallacious use

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

2013-02-26 Thread James Knott
Adam Tauno Williams wrote: Just covert them entire user interface framework of a massive application to another platform. Well, there's the morning shot. ;-) -- For unsubscribe instructions e-mail to: users+h...@global.libreoffice.org Problems?

[libreoffice-users] Re: promotion possibility for LibO

2013-02-26 Thread V Stuart Foote
ROSt52, Ok, understand your intent a little better. The text you found is a *very* outdated FAQ entry on the OpenClipArt Library (OCAL) project. Here is a valid link http://openclipart.org/faq#How_can_I_use_these_images_in_OpenOffice.org.3F . It should be updated, as the support for SVG

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

2013-02-26 Thread Mirosław Zalewski
On 26/02/2013 at 17:23, V Stuart Foote vstuart.fo...@utsa.edu wrote: It should be updated, as the support for SVG graphics in LibreOffice and Apache OpenOffice pretty much being maintained on a common code base by its primary developer Armin Le-Grand, a contributor to both projects. The FAQ

Re: [libreoffice-users] Managing Templates in Writer

2013-02-26 Thread Mirosław Zalewski
On 26/02/2013 at 18:15, MR ZenWiz mrzen...@gmail.com wrote: There does not appear to be any access to any default template. In LibreOffice, there is no such thing as default template. You must create your own template, save it in template folders and then - using mentioned window - select it.

Re: [libreoffice-users] Managing Templates in Writer

2013-02-26 Thread Dave Frerichs
First make sure you have a copy of your standard format default document template saved along with all your other templates. In my Writer, I see four tabs (Documents, Spreadsheets, Presentations and Drawings), and under Documents there are two widgets - one marked My Templates and one marked

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

2013-02-26 Thread anne-ology
Thank you! On Mon, Feb 25, 2013 at 11:48 AM, webmaster-Kracked_P_P webmas...@krackedpress.com wrote: 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

Re: [libreoffice-users] Managing Templates in Writer

2013-02-26 Thread MR ZenWiz
Excellent - thank you. On Tue, Feb 26, 2013 at 9:25 AM, Mirosław Zalewski mini...@poczta.onet.pl wrote: On 26/02/2013 at 18:15, MR ZenWiz mrzen...@gmail.com wrote: There does not appear to be any access to any default template. In LibreOffice, there is no such thing as default template.

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

2013-02-26 Thread Rev. Nick Sharp
No - the problem remains. On 26 February 2013 13:50, Tom Davies tomdavie...@yahoo.co.uk wrote: Hi :) Have you been able to fix this yet? If so then can you remember how? Regards from Tom :) From: Rev. Nick Sharp nick.sh...@xalt.co.uk To:

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

2013-02-26 Thread anne-ology
Thanks; for adding this interesting addition. BTW - curiously wondering - if a 'weekend geek' is also in the mid-way range between the novices the geeks, referring to these machines as 'glorified typewriters' ;-) [oops, there I go again - what will this

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

2013-02-26 Thread anne-ology
and how does one acquire these nice fonts? I sure would like to know why the good ones seem to be replaced by these odd-character ones, which may or may not be some legitimate Asian language ;-) On Mon, Feb 25, 2013 at 6:34 PM, webmaster-Kracked_P_P

[libreoffice-users] Image - screen saver conflict?

2013-02-26 Thread Kolbjørn Stuestøl
When awaking my computer after the screen saver has been activated, the images in Writer are gone. Only the image frame containing a Reading error message is left. Reloading the document get the images back. (Naturally it is only the document in memory who is influenced). But sometimes I save

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

2013-02-26 Thread anne-ology
Have you attempted to 'save as' with the desired suffix? On Mon, Feb 25, 2013 at 11:37 PM, MR ZenWiz mrzen...@gmail.com wrote: 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

Re: [libreoffice-users] Calc: Finding data at end of column

2013-02-26 Thread Jay Lozier
On 02/26/2013 01:19 PM, John R. Sowden wrote: I create a lot of ledger spreadsheets, including date,doc no,item,debit,credit,balance,notes. I have a formula in the balance column that tests for data in the item column to show the balance otherwise I put a space there [=if(c23=;;g22+d23-e23)],

Re: [libreoffice-users] Different header footer content on first page not working

2013-02-26 Thread anne-ology
very strange indeed. And I was just about to start using the up-dated version ;-) think I'll be waiting a bit longer now ;-) On Tue, Feb 26, 2013 at 6:07 AM, Paddy Landau pa...@landau.ws wrote: I love Writer's new feature for headers and footers: the ability to turn

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

2013-02-26 Thread anne-ology
yikes ;-) A couple of suggestions - which work for me ;-) #1 - if you need a slide-show, then IrfanView [or XnView] are programs which have been improving; IrfanView makes slide-shows as OO/LO MsFt once did - with all the 'bells whistles' ... #2 - if

Re: [libreoffice-users] Managing Templates in Writer

2013-02-26 Thread Dave Liesse
The actual path is simply File ... New ... Templates. Certainly not an intuitive place to look for it if I want to manage existing templates! Once I found this (with your help), it was a simple task to set my new Normal template as the default and it seems to have worked. Many thanks! Dave

Re: [libreoffice-users] Image - screen saver conflict?

2013-02-26 Thread Steve Edmonds
On 2013-02-27 07:41, Kolbjørn Stuestøl wrote: When awaking my computer after the screen saver has been activated, the images in Writer are gone. Only the image frame containing a Reading error message is left. Reloading the document get the images back. (Naturally it is only the document in

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

2013-02-26 Thread webmaster-Kracked_P_P
I use to go online to the different free font sites [googled them] Now I have over 14 GB worth and over 100,000 font files. Every so often I do some more sorting to the different style and type folders [i.e. handwriting, holiday, etc.]. The standard Serif and San-serif fonts are sorted by

Re: [libreoffice-users] Calc: Finding data at end of column

2013-02-26 Thread Steve Edmonds
On 2013-02-27 08:37, John R. Sowden wrote: On 02/26/2013 11:04 AM, Jay Lozier wrote: On 02/26/2013 01:19 PM, John R. Sowden wrote: I create a lot of ledger spreadsheets, including date,doc no,item,debit,credit,balance,notes. I have a formula in the balance column that tests for data in the

Re: [libreoffice-users] Image - screen saver conflict?

2013-02-26 Thread Kolbjørn Stuestøl
Den 26.02.2013 20:35, skreiv Steve Edmonds: On 2013-02-27 07:41, Kolbjørn Stuestøl wrote: When awaking my computer after the screen saver has been activated, the images in Writer are gone. Only the image frame containing a Reading error message is left. Reloading the document get the images

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

2013-02-26 Thread anne-ology
I guess it'd be asking too much for you to share your script-fonts with me ;-) I've been missing them so ... ... ... you could DropBox them - http://db.tt/QBTMH08Z On Tue, Feb 26, 2013 at 1:40 PM, webmaster-Kracked_P_P webmas...@krackedpress.com wrote: I use to go

Re: [libreoffice-users] Calc: Finding data at end of column

2013-02-26 Thread Dave Barton
Original Message From: John R. Sowden jsow...@americansentry.net To: users@global.libreoffice.org Date: Tue, 26 Feb 2013 10:19:45 -0800 I create a lot of ledger spreadsheets, including date,doc no,item,debit,credit,balance,notes. I have a formula in the balance column that

Re: [libreoffice-users] Image - screen saver conflict?

2013-02-26 Thread anne-ology
screen-savers ;-) and I thought these had been replaced by that 'hibernation' option ;-) Suggestion to try - try placing the machine in 'hibernation' when you leave it for a moment - see if this odd phenomenon clears up or continues. I've used this

[libreoffice-users] Re: setting paper size

2013-02-26 Thread edo1
I figured out my problem with page sizes after we discussed the problem here, so I thought I report what I've found. LO and my Canon IP 2600 printer talk to each other fine in Vista x 64 as long as I choose a paper size that's registered in LO; LO won't recognize a custom-size page that I

Re: [libreoffice-users] Calc: Finding data at end of column

2013-02-26 Thread Steve Edmonds
On 2013-02-27 09:18, Dave Barton wrote: Original Message From: John R. Sowden jsow...@americansentry.net To: users@global.libreoffice.org Date: Tue, 26 Feb 2013 10:19:45 -0800 I create a lot of ledger spreadsheets, including date,doc no,item,debit,credit,balance,notes. I

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

2013-02-26 Thread Virgil Arrington
One of my favorite free fonts is OFL Sorts Mill Goudy from http://www.theleagueofmoveabletype.com/. It comes in both TrueType and OpenType formats. I've found I prefer the TrueType as it displays better on my screen. Both print very nicely. There are other free fonts at the website that you

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: setting paper size

2013-02-26 Thread Steve Edmonds
On 2013-02-27 09:24, edo1 wrote: I figured out my problem with page sizes after we discussed the problem here, so I thought I report what I've found. LO and my Canon IP 2600 printer talk to each other fine in Vista x 64 as long as I choose a paper size that's registered in LO; LO won't

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

2013-02-26 Thread edo1
Installing ver 4 in Vista x64 in some folder outside of C:\Program Files (x86) is OK. Just choosing the desired folder in the course of installation works fine, I didn't have to do this via the command prompt. Still, it was useful knowing that and I appreciate timllloyd's pointing me to the

[libreoffice-users] Re: setting paper size

2013-02-26 Thread edo1
Nah, I rather think after seeing your results that it's just that my ip2600 is too old a printer to be able to talk to LO. As I can work around that, I'm happy - edo1 steveedmonds wrote On 2013-02-27 09:24, edo1 wrote: I figured out my problem with page sizes after we discussed the problem

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

2013-02-26 Thread webmaster-Kracked_P_P
Well . . . . I have over 1.5 GB of those fonts in the handwriting, script, and brush folder. If you really want to look for specific fonts, you might want to try the free font sites. Many of those have a large number of these types of fonts. All you have to do it look and choose.

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: setting paper size

2013-02-26 Thread webmaster-Kracked_P_P
I just tried my Canon MG6220 with User 5.5 by 8.5 and it worked fine on LO 4.0.0.3. I used Portrait as well. I tried it with a Ubuntu 64-bit system. I cold fire up my Win7 laptop and try it, but it worked on this Linux system. On 02/26/2013 04:00 PM, edo1 wrote: Nah, I rather think

[libreoffice-users] A simple spreadsheet to allocated Gift Aid

2013-02-26 Thread lismurn
Dear Friends Please cancel my previous request, I have resubmitted this request with a simpler spreadsheet to explain my quest. This spreadsheet will, if successful will be used to allocate funds from around 200 people across approx. 20 charities. I am trying to construct a simple spreadsheet for

[libreoffice-users] Re: Image - screen saver conflict?

2013-02-26 Thread Tom
Hi :) It's rare but it happens. Try this to work-around the problem A simpler solution is to make a small change (to activate the save icon) immediately after loading and then save the file. Once it has been saved by hand, auto-saving no longer does any harm. It's a bug. Well, more than 1

Re: [libreoffice-users] A simple spreadsheet to allocate Gift Aid

2013-02-26 Thread Brian Barker
At 14:29 26/02/2013 -0800, J H K Mont wrote: I am trying to construct a simple spreadsheet for the allocation of Gift Aid Refunds to different charities. My apologies for the layout of the spreadsheet, it changes from the original when I preview it. To explain:- Column A = Envelope number

[libreoffice-users] LibreOffice suddenly hanging on my MacBook Pro

2013-02-26 Thread Robert Peirce
LibreOffice 3.6.4 and 3.6.5. I have been running LibreOffice for several years with no problems. When I check for updates I am told 3.6.5 is the latest version for the Mac. This program was working fine a couple of days ago. I think I may have installed a Mac update since then but I'm not

Re: [libreoffice-users] Calc: Finding data at end of column

2013-02-26 Thread Brian Barker
At 10:19 26/02/2013 -0800, John R. Sowden wrote: I create a lot of ledger spreadsheets, including date,doc no,item,debit,credit,balance,notes. I have a formula in the balance column that tests for data in the item column to show the balance otherwise I put a space there

[libreoffice-users] Re: LibreOffice suddenly hanging on my MacBook Pro

2013-02-26 Thread Robert Peirce
In article bob-65097a.21472026022...@news.gmane.org, Robert Peirce b...@peirce-family.com wrote: I have not tried this but it might be possible to get LibreOffice running and to minimize it when not needed, thereby avoiding exiting. However, I really would like a solution to keep it from

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

2013-02-26 Thread TomW
On 2013-02-26 13:35, Rev. Nick Sharp wrote: No - the problem remains. On 26 February 2013 13:50, Tom Davies tomdavie...@yahoo.co.uk wrote: Hi :) Have you been able to fix this yet? If so then can you remember how? Regards from Tom :) From: Rev. Nick Sharp

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

2013-02-26 Thread anne-ology
Thanks. In order to avoid these nasty viruses, I tend to avoid many of these 'finds' through the search engines ;-) On Tue, Feb 26, 2013 at 2:40 PM, Virgil Arrington cuyfa...@hotmail.comwrote: One of my favorite free fonts is OFL Sorts Mill Goudy from http://www.**

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

2013-02-26 Thread anne-ology
Thank you. On Tue, Feb 26, 2013 at 3:44 PM, webmaster-Kracked_P_P webmas...@krackedpress.com wrote: Well . . . . I have over 1.5 GB of those fonts in the handwriting, script, and brush folder. If you really want to look for specific fonts, you might want to try the free font