Re: [libreoffice-users] Tabs in selection of text

2019-04-12 Thread Steve Edmonds
> Anyway, thank you. > > Carl > > > On 4/8/19 3:53 PM, Steve Edmonds wrote: >> Hi. >> I am on 6.07 but your issue is dredging up some memories where I think I >> noticed the same situation. >> With a paragraph as a block of text terminating in a line break (

Re: [libreoffice-users] Calc: moving/sorting rows on Sheet1 don't update formulas on Sheet2 that refer to them

2019-04-09 Thread Steve Edmonds
I get the same on 6.07, it is what I would have expected from a sort (the contents of the cells are moved about, the cell positions are not changed). Seems logical to me but possibly not the desired outcome for others. If you use a lookup function on sheet 2 (include an index for each row for

Re: [libreoffice-users] Tabs in selection of text

2019-04-08 Thread Steve Edmonds
Dave Howorth wrote: >> On Mon, 8 Apr 2019 14:32:05 +1200 >> Steve Edmonds wrote: >> >>> Hi. >>> What version of LO do you have. >>> Just as a test, can you click into just 1 line and then add a tab stop >>> to the ruler. >>> Steve >&

Re: [libreoffice-users] Tabs in selection of text

2019-04-07 Thread Steve Edmonds
Hi. What version of LO do you have. Just as a test, can you click into just 1 line and then add a tab stop to the ruler. Steve On 08/04/2019 10:37, Carl Paulsen wrote: > On 4/7/19 12:55 PM, Brian Barker wrote: > >> At 20:37 03/04/2019 -0400, Carl Paulsen wrote: >>> I have a number of "paragraphs"

Re: [libreoffice-users] Tabs in selection of text

2019-04-04 Thread Steve Edmonds
Hi Carl. I usually select the paragraph, then click in the ruler on one of the tabs (upsidedown T) and slide it where I want it. I do that for as many tabs as I need. I right click on these tabs to change the type to centre or right aligned as I need. I then type tabs with the tab key into my text

Re: [libreoffice-users] Inserting a Trademark Symbol in Label

2019-04-03 Thread Steve Edmonds
Hi. On 04/04/2019 05:25, Budge wrote: > On 03/04/2019 06:29, Michael H wrote: >> :tm: is in the LibreOffice autocorrect database. colon-tm-colon >> (lower case matters.) should produce a TM logo if you have >> autocorrect enabled. >> >> On Tue, Apr 2, 2019 at 8:30 PM Alan B >

Re: [libreoffice-users] Concatenate Function inCalc

2019-04-01 Thread Steve Edmonds
I am running 6.07 and =CONCATENATE(A2:A4) gives #VALUE =CONCATENATE(A2,A3,A4) concatenates A2, A3 and A4 correctly. Steve On 02/04/2019 14:43, Michael Manning wrote: > I am running an older version of LibreOffice > Version: 5.1.6.2 > Build ID: 1:5.1.6~rc2-0ubuntu1~xenial6 > CPU Threads: 2; OS

Re: [libreoffice-users] LO Toolbar Icons Missing after Updates

2019-02-18 Thread Steve Edmonds
Hi. I had this problem once and changed the button theme to resolve it. This article talks about it. https://ask.libreoffice.org/en/question/162472/libreoffice-61-how-to-set-galaxy-icon-theme/ I can't remember exactly why this occurred on only 1 pc and not the others and what I changed to,

[libreoffice-users] XML import with xslt filter

2018-12-18 Thread Steve Edmonds
Hi, not sure if many are using xslt filters for XML import. I have moved to LO Version: 6.1.3.2 and I have an XML file that will open correctly with Tools>XML Filter Settings, select filter and click "Test XSLTs..." If I go to File>Open and select my filter and then the XML file I get the

Re: [libreoffice-users] Mouse action

2018-11-28 Thread Steve Edmonds
On 28/11/2018 22:26, Ianseeks wrote: On Tuesday, 27 November 2018 18:55:36 GMT Steve Edmonds wrote: Hi. Is there a setting in Libreoffice to enable/disable response to the mouse in a window without focus. I have one PC with LO 6.05 and one with LO 6.1. Both Linux. On both machines all other

[libreoffice-users] Mouse action

2018-11-27 Thread Steve Edmonds
Hi. Is there a setting in Libreoffice to enable/disable response to the mouse in a window without focus. I have one PC with LO 6.05 and one with LO 6.1. Both Linux. On both machines all other applications will scroll with the middle mouse button when the mouse is over a window without focus.

Re: [libreoffice-users] Pasting csv string into Calc

2018-11-11 Thread Steve Edmonds
Hi. I just pasted from this email into calc. Copy to clipboard. Paste Special > Unformatted text. The text import dialogue opened and I set delimiter as comma. All imported as you asked. steve On 12/11/2018 08:32, vytas wrote: Hi, I have results arriving by e-mail containing a series of

Re: [libreoffice-users] Scaling print output

2018-10-16 Thread Steve Edmonds
Hi. If I go File>Print preview I get a little slider in the top bar that does what I think you want. Steve On 17/10/2018 04:23, H. Stoellinger wrote: Hello, Having used Staroffice/Openoffice/LibreOffice for years, I seem to remember that there was a possibility to scale print output. E.g., I

Re: [libreoffice-users] inserting portrait pdf in draw and export as pdf result page=portrait and inserted pdf=landscape

2018-10-03 Thread Steve Edmonds
Hi. I don't know if this results in the same thing, but I "File>Open" a PDF with Draw. I then make sure all items are selected and grouped and rotate 90 degrees if required for the orientation I want, set the page portrait/landscape as suitable, scale the grouped items as necessary and add

Re: [libreoffice-users] IF doesn't respect AND?

2018-09-27 Thread Steve Edmonds
Hi Hylton. There is an ISBLANK() function that will test if the cell is blank. Safer might be to test IF UPPER($Data.F$3:F$1000)  NOT "Y" Check the help on SUMFS also for multiple test criteria as you could test for ISBLANK(), is not "y", is not "Y" Is there a reason you are not entering the

Re: [libreoffice-users] strange problem with text flow

2018-09-26 Thread Steve Edmonds
On 27/09/18 02:17, Philip Jackson wrote: On 26/09/18 15:50, Brian Barker wrote: Remember that pasting material often brings by default formatting characteristics that were in the original document. If you don't want these in the target document, the easy way is to use Edit | Paste Special...

Re: [libreoffice-users] centring text boxes

2018-09-25 Thread Steve Edmonds
Hi On 26/09/18 01:26, Tom Williams wrote: On 09/25/2018 03:49 AM, DaveB wrote: On 25.09.2018 09:59, Mike Scott wrote: Today's daft question. Why can't you automatically centre up a text box on the page in Writer? If I have an image, I do R-click, Alignment, and pick from a useful selection

Re: [libreoffice-users] Can't save Font changes to my template (or any template)

2018-09-23 Thread Steve Edmonds
Hi Peggy. I think one factor you are missing is in relation to styles. When you customise a document before making it a template you need to consider the font in the styles that you use. You mention that "it changes itself back on subtitle, etc ". In the paragraph styles list you need to

[libreoffice-users] Re: Protecting Calc formats

2018-09-20 Thread Steve Edmonds
Thankyou, that worked well. Steve On 20/09/18 10:30, mari...@miguelangel.mobi wrote: A simple trick is sharing the spreadsheet. Menu/áTools/Share spreadsheet. Miguel Ángel Hi. Is it possible to protect the format of calc cells, but still allow information to be entered. I.e. allow people to

[libreoffice-users] Protecting Calc formats

2018-09-19 Thread Steve Edmonds
Hi. Is it possible to protect the format of calc cells, but still allow information to be entered. I.e. allow people to enter from the keyboard but not change the number format, background colour, conditional format or overwrite any formatting by pasting into a cell. Thanks, steve -- To

Re: [libreoffice-users] Cannot open LO

2018-08-23 Thread Steve Edmonds
Hi. Just a suggestion here, try temporarily renaming your configuration folder (mine is in ~/.config/libreoffice/4-suse/) in case the clash is occurring there. Steve On 24/08/18 03:06, Ken Heard wrote: My OS is Debian Stretch.  My version of LibreOffice is 1:5.2.7-1+deb9u4 from the

Re: [libreoffice-users] Loading styles

2018-08-21 Thread Steve Edmonds
Hi Regina, On 22/08/18 00:13, Regina Henschel wrote: Hi Steve, Steve Edmonds schrieb am 21-Aug-18 um 04:23: Hi. You can load styles from another document, I have created styles to use for documentation of a quality system and it is possible to load the styles from one new document into an old

[libreoffice-users] Loading styles

2018-08-20 Thread Steve Edmonds
Hi. You can load styles from another document, I have created styles to use for documentation of a quality system and it is possible to load the styles from one new document into an old document and then just re-style as desired to maintain consistency. The new documents have outline

Re: [libreoffice-users] Exporting .pdf

2018-08-14 Thread Steve Edmonds
On 14/08/18 21:21, Spleen wrote: Il 12/08/2018 21:40, Steve Edmonds ha scritto: I tried 5 other fonts and they were all ok. So I am assuming Gudea has some sort of bug yes, I guess a bug is the answer. In the meanwhile I'm using OpenSans, with a -0,5 pt in dimension, only for those letters

Re: [libreoffice-users] Exporting .pdf

2018-08-12 Thread Steve Edmonds
On 12/08/18 20:26, Spleen wrote: Il 12/08/2018 05:15, Steve Edmonds ha scritto: On 12/08/18 08:28, Luuk wrote: When i create a document with the next letters: éèë óòö áàä ... And export it to PDF, i do see something like the above, but the 'o' and 'a' line (second and thirg line

Re: [libreoffice-users] Exporting .pdf

2018-08-11 Thread Steve Edmonds
On 12/08/18 08:28, Luuk wrote: On 11-8-2018 22:00, Spleen wrote: Dear all, I'm new here and don't really know if this is the correct way of looking for help. I'm having troubles with exporting pdf from a .doc file. It only happens with Gudea font and only with the letter 'à': this is simple

Re: [libreoffice-users] After upgrading to libreoffice 6.0.6, unable to save files to samba shares

2018-08-10 Thread Steve Edmonds
Hi. Are the files stored in the samba share  to be shared with others. I remember when this issue occurred before I modified my share that resulted in a loss of ownership of the files on the share. I.e. I forced ownership to a share specific owner and group. This may have been 7 years ago

Re: [libreoffice-users] After upgrading to libreoffice 6.0.6, unable to save files to samba shares

2018-08-09 Thread Steve Edmonds
Hi. I am working fine on Version: 6.0.4.2 with samba shares ok, so you could possibly try this version. But, from recollection this issue came up before (check nabble if your list history does not go far enough back). I can't remember if I altered my server or it was to do with adding nobrl

Re: [libreoffice-users] Cut/Copy problems in LO

2018-08-08 Thread Steve Edmonds
On 09/08/18 15:01, Thomas Blasejewicz wrote: On 2018/07/05 9:40, Thomas Blasejewicz wrote: On 2018/07/05 5:23, Virgil Arrington wrote: Okay, I've had the cut/copy/paste issue pop up again in LO. It just happened today. By way of reminder, my configuration is as follows: Sony Vaio laptop

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: Removing an extension

2018-08-08 Thread Steve Edmonds
Hi On 08/08/18 19:19, Alexander Thurgood wrote: Le 08/08/2018 à 05:05, Steve Edmonds a écrit : Hi Steve, The unopkg command is your friend here. Thanks, that removed it. Cheers, steve Depending on whether you attempted the extension installation for all users, or just for a specific user

[libreoffice-users] Removing an extension

2018-08-07 Thread Steve Edmonds
Hi. I was wanting to print some labels on Avery stock with a generated barcode. I downloaded an extension Barcode - 1.3.5.0 https://extensions.libreoffice.org/extensions/barcode/1.3.5.0 but that balked on attempting to install. It doesn't show in the extension manager but if I attempt to

Re: [libreoffice-users] Can't print a document

2018-08-06 Thread Steve Edmonds
Hi Eddie. Can you start with a new document, put some text on it and print. This should tell if the problem is related to the specific document. When you go to print your big table, what printer is shown in the print dialogue, is it the one you have connected. Steve On 07/08/18 13:54, Eddie

Re: [libreoffice-users] Newbie help needed please.

2018-07-23 Thread Steve Edmonds
Hi. On 24/07/18 07:24, Tim-L wrote: On 07/23/2018 10:20 AM, Cley Faye wrote: Le lun. 23 juil. 2018 à 04:23, Diamondblack a écrit : I am a complete novice and I do not want to come on the forum and upset anyone with such a simple task. I have Downloaded and installed LibreOffice 5.4.7. I

Re: [libreoffice-users] Newbie help needed please.

2018-07-22 Thread Steve Edmonds
Hi. It seems the text has been converted to a shape. If you open Libreoffice Draw, and then from there open the PDF you can edit it. If you know the font used or can find one that looks the same, you can delete the characters you want to change (or the whole date) and add text (insert text

Re: [libreoffice-users] Underlined unformatted text

2018-07-22 Thread Steve Edmonds
Hi. When you paste unformatted text, the text takes on the formatting currently active at the cursor. So if underlining is active at the cursor, all the inserted text will be underlined. Does this occur when you paste unformatted into a blank document. Steve On 23/07/18 10:21, Peggy wrote:

Re: [libreoffice-users] Pasted Text inside a "box"

2018-07-22 Thread Steve Edmonds
Hi. Is it in a frame. If you Paste Special>Unformatted text (right click or edit menu) you should be able to paste without any carry over from the copy. Steve On 19/07/18 02:24, Peggy wrote: It happens quite often when I paste something I want to save. The box can be holding a lot of text and

Re: [libreoffice-users] My Templates?

2018-07-08 Thread Steve Edmonds
Hi. I am using Version: 6.0.4.2, Build ID: 00m0(Build:2) on OpenSuse leap. In my File>Templates>Manage Templates I have a single panel instead of split, but a dropdown list selector in the top right (image for James) My templates are separated in My Templates. Steve On 09/07/18 04:41, James

Re: [libreoffice-users] Spellchecker not working

2018-06-24 Thread Steve Edmonds
Hi John. Can you select all text and click on the language in the centre of the very bottom status bar of the window (mine sayse English(UK). If you then click on More can you select a language with an A next to it, A means spell checking is available). steve On 25/06/18 02:29, John

Re: [libreoffice-users] Paragraph styles in lists

2018-06-13 Thread Steve Edmonds
On 14/06/18 12:24, Regina Henschel wrote: Hi Steve, Steve Edmonds schrieb am 13.06.2018 um 23:20: Hi. I must be missing something obvious, but how do I apply to/retain a paragraph style to a list. I have defined a paragraph style I want and a list style I want but when I apply the list style

Re: [libreoffice-users] Paragraph styles in lists

2018-06-13 Thread Steve Edmonds
Thanks, nice article. It is the right indent that I am having trouble with, referred to as "After text" in paragraph style. steve On 14/06/18 10:29, Ricardo Berlasso wrote: 2018-06-13 23:20 GMT+02:00 Steve Edmonds : Hi. I must be missing something obvious, but how do I apply

[libreoffice-users] Paragraph styles in lists

2018-06-13 Thread Steve Edmonds
Hi. I must be missing something obvious, but how do I apply to/retain a paragraph style to a list. I have defined a paragraph style I want and a list style I want but when I apply the list style to the paragraph the paragraph style looses the setting for "After text". I can re-apply the

Re: [libreoffice-users] Writer paragraph numbered list issue

2018-06-06 Thread Steve Edmonds
Hi. I am doing the same as you (but not in a legal situation) all the time and bullets or numbering from word can be variable when pasted into  writer. Some times the numbering continues from previous numbering and sometimes it starts again. Sometimes bullets paste as graphics characters and

Re: [libreoffice-users] copy function not working

2018-06-06 Thread Steve Edmonds
Hi. Is this then a problem of Ctl-C not working in Firefox. If you open notepad along with writer and Ctl-V in Firefox, Ctl-C writer, Ctl-C notepad, does paste in notepad work while not in writer. It seems hard to get this issue reproducible. Steve On 07/06/18 05:25, Robert M McClure wrote: I

Re: [libreoffice-users] Failure: repeated attempts to unsubscibe

2018-06-06 Thread Steve Edmonds
Hi, out of interest. Does this need to be sent from the mail account registered on the list (i.e. From: Steve Edmonds ). Can I remove a person from the list by sending an email structured with their email address in the From: part of the email. Steve On 07/06/18 03:12, Tom Davies wrote: Hi

Re: [libreoffice-users] copy function not working

2018-06-06 Thread Steve Edmonds
On 06/06/18 22:45, Thomas Blasejewicz wrote: On 2018/06/03 17:09, Brian Barker wrote: At 20:50 29/05/2018 +, Virgil Arrington wrote: I am starting to experience more copy/paste issues similar to those described by Thomas. I am using LO 6.0.3.2 with Linux Mint 18. Today, I was working

Re: [libreoffice-users] difference in hours between two times

2018-05-24 Thread Steve Edmonds
Interesting how people think differently. Assuming dates have cell format date and time has cell format time; I came up with days first  = (A2+B2)-(A1+B1) (cell format general) hours = days*24 (cell format general) steve On 25/05/18 10:05, Michael D. Setzer II wrote: Divide the difference by an

Re: [libreoffice-users] difference in hours between two times

2018-05-24 Thread Steve Edmonds
Is there a reason you can't put A and B in one column. Format cell as date, define the format DDD MMM DD HH:MM AM/PM You can then subtract easily and result is in days or x 24 for hours. Steve On 25/05/18 07:07, James wrote: I have a calc spreadsheet with column A being a date and column

Re: [libreoffice-users] copy function not working

2018-05-11 Thread Steve Edmonds
Hi. Are you using Ctl-c to copy. Do you have a clipboard other than the standard windows one (equivalent to Klipper in KDE or Clypan on Mac). Steve On 10/05/18 23:04, Thomas Blasejewicz wrote: Good evening I am using Ver. 5.2.6.2 (and some other minor variations) on a Windows 10 machine

Re: [libreoffice-users] Text input fields

2018-04-25 Thread Steve Edmonds
and function is good and it just awaits a developer to add the interface for the user at some point. The place holder field seems a simple option to indicate a place to type some information. Thanks, steve On 25/04/18 00:16, Regina Henschel wrote: Hi Steve, Steve Edmonds schrieb am 22.04.2018 um 22

Re: [libreoffice-users] Text input fields

2018-04-23 Thread Steve Edmonds
None of the form controls I see there are like in the document, they also don't seem to act like the form controls. (unless I have not noticed some form control) Steve On 23/04/18 17:34, Robert Großkopf wrote: Hi Steve, I am wanting to insert more of these but can't seem to locate the item

[libreoffice-users] Text input fields

2018-04-22 Thread Steve Edmonds
Hi. I have been given a document to edit. (https://drive.google.com/open?id=1nIlAPA4b7NyWw55glHZ6mn97dnZPtydr) This has grey regions (fields) to indicate where the user should enter data (not the check boxes) that don't show when printed. I am wanting to insert more of these but can't seem to

Re: [libreoffice-users] Calc: Export as PDF

2018-03-28 Thread Steve Edmonds
Great it's resolved for you, I have been caught out by this. On 29/03/18 09:44, Hylton Conacher (ZR1HPC) wrote: Hi Steve, On 2018/03/27 22:20, Steve Edmonds wrote: Hi. Have you checked Format>Print ranges and checked View>Page break to see that the graphs fit on the page. Does Fil

Re: [libreoffice-users] Calc: Export as PDF

2018-03-27 Thread Steve Edmonds
Hi. Have you checked Format>Print ranges and checked View>Page break to see that the graphs fit on the page. Does File>Prit preview show all graphs. Steve On 28/03/18 09:01, Hylton Conacher (ZR1HPC) wrote: Hi, I have a large spreadsheet of 23 sheets of which all but two contain full page

Re: [libreoffice-users] Enhancement for outline numbering

2018-03-21 Thread Steve Edmonds
t works. Virgil On 03/21/2018 07:53 PM, jorge Rodríguez wrote: Hi Steve:         Would you please tell to this e-mail list what version of LibreOffice do you use ? Regards, Jorge Rodríguez El 21/03/2018 a las 14:46, Steve Edmonds escribió: Hi. I never really got my head around outline num

Re: [libreoffice-users] Enhancement for outline numbering

2018-03-21 Thread Steve Edmonds
t works. Virgil On 03/21/2018 07:53 PM, jorge Rodríguez wrote: Hi Steve:         Would you please tell to this e-mail list what version of LibreOffice do you use ? Regards, Jorge Rodríguez El 21/03/2018 a las 14:46, Steve Edmonds escribió: Hi. I never really got my head around outline num

Re: [libreoffice-users] Enhancement for outline numbering

2018-03-21 Thread Steve Edmonds
Hi Jorge. Version: 5.4.5.1 Build ID: 40m0(Build:1) Regards, Steve Edmonds On 22/03/18 12:53, jorge Rodríguez wrote: Hi Steve:         Would you please tell to this e-mail list what version of LibreOffice do you use ? Regards, Jorge Rodríguez El 21/03/2018 a las 14:46, Steve Edmonds

[libreoffice-users] Enhancement for outline numbering

2018-03-21 Thread Steve Edmonds
Hi. I never really got my head around outline numbering in Writer and always seemed to muck it up. I've finally done myself a howto reminder and wondered if any flaw can be seen in some enhancements I was going to put on bugzilla. Outline numbering works with styled paragraphs. The position

Re: [libreoffice-users] Can imported images keep the aspect ratio?

2018-03-13 Thread Steve Edmonds
Hi. Thanks, nice if it had an option to replace from clipboard. Steve On 13/03/18 17:33, gordon cooper wrote: We got around this by using the 'Replace' function instead of Paste. Gordon On 13/03/18 12:23, Steve Edmonds wrote: Hi. _ __I am not sure if this is related to the situation

Re: [libreoffice-users] Can imported images keep the aspect ratio?

2018-03-12 Thread Steve Edmonds
Hi. I am not sure if this is related to the situation in writer where replacing an image by pasting a new image into the selected old image causes the new image to be distorted to the dimensions of the old image. If so it is not difficult to resize and add white space to all images in a

Re: [libreoffice-users] Which printer for best libreoffice integration ?

2018-03-01 Thread Steve Edmonds
I have an HP photosmart premium ink jet networked that prints and scans well, uses the HPLIP software. Don't know about the postscript support. In the office we have a networked Brother HL3170CDW that is colour laser printer only. Prints well including postscript files. Brother also seem to

Re: [libreoffice-users] Save auto recovery information

2018-02-17 Thread Steve Edmonds
It is an interesting discussion. A while back auto-save was losing my images from the document, now that seems well and fixed. I have a UPS with 15 mins. or more reserve to give me plenty of time to save when the beeping starts, and LO seems so stable now, my multiple documents can sit open

Re: [libreoffice-users] Automatically generating and updating many similar documents

2018-02-14 Thread Steve Edmonds
Thanks so much for that. This allows me to make abridged (some parts left out) manuals by just picking the sections I want from a complete manual and all numbering and table of contents adjusts correctly. Hmm. Cross references don't necessarily survive. Steve On 11/02/18 06:15,

[libreoffice-users] Save auto recovery information

2018-02-14 Thread Steve Edmonds
Is it possible to make this setting on a per-document basis. It is a real interruption editing one document with 8-10 others open for reference only, that all auto-save and stop you editing the working document. It would also be useful then to turn auto-save off for reference documents so

Re: [libreoffice-users] Is this a bug.

2018-02-12 Thread Steve Edmonds
On 13/02/18 01:21, Regina Henschel wrote: Hi Steve, Steve Edmonds schrieb am 12.02.2018 um 05:15: Hi. I am trying to use tabs to line some parameter pairs up. This may or may not be a bug depending upon the way you think a decimal tab should work. If you put the following into a writer

[libreoffice-users] Is this a bug.

2018-02-11 Thread Steve Edmonds
Hi. I am trying to use tabs to line some parameter pairs up. This may or may not be a bug depending upon the way you think a decimal tab should work. If you put the following into a writer document 4800=4800 19K2=19200 Now highlight and Format>paragraph>tabs. Set a tab stop at 5cm, decimal,

Re: [libreoffice-users] how to create a grid in a text document

2018-02-03 Thread Steve Edmonds
Hi. In Writer and database form (LO 5.3.5) the menu is Table>insert table or the little table icon in the toolbar. Steve On 04/02/18 12:05, John R. Sowden wrote: I am attempting to create a form that has a grid to be printed, where data will he hand written into the grid, not entered by a

Re: [libreoffice-users] Style updates in Writer

2018-02-01 Thread Steve Edmonds
Also to add to Virgil's explanation is what happens when copy/pasting text with the same style name or a new style name. If you copy text from a document with style named "Default Style" into your working document, the text will inherit the attributes of the settings for Default Style in your

Re: [libreoffice-users] Style updates in Writer

2018-02-01 Thread Steve Edmonds
Hi. If you select all text (the whole document) and menu Format>Clear direct formatting (Ctl M), lots may change visually, does the document then behave as you might expect styles to behave. I do this as a matter of course to get MS docs into odts that I can style properly. steve On 01/02/18

Re: [libreoffice-users] Fwd: Typing Sanskrit in Libre writer..

2018-01-24 Thread Steve Edmonds
Hi. Can you open Kate or Kwrite in KDE and type Sanskrit. Steve On 25/01/18 15:55, Tim-L wrote: This was sent to me, when it should have gone to this list. Forwarded Message Subject: Typing Sanskrit in Libre writer.. Date: Wed, 24 Jan 2018 14:07:22 -0600 From:

Re: [libreoffice-users] AltGr behaviour

2018-01-24 Thread Steve Edmonds
On 25/01/18 08:16, Johnny Rosenberg wrote: Hi! I find the AltGr behaviour a bit strange in LibreOffice and I wonder why and if anything can be done about it. My environment is maybe a bit odd, but it works in most applications, LibreOffice one of the few where it doesn't work. The thing is

Re: [libreoffice-users] Using the IBM line drawing set in Libreoffice

2018-01-21 Thread Steve Edmonds
den wrote: Arial has a couple of problems, one-I understand it is a microsoft font, 2-it is a proportional font, 3- it is a sans serif font. How am I supposed to trnasfer the characters to my document? John On 01/20/2018 11:58 AM, Steve Edmonds wrote: Do you mean the characters a bit like be

Re: [libreoffice-users] Using the IBM line drawing set in Libreoffice

2018-01-20 Thread Steve Edmonds
Do you mean the characters a bit like below (if they show on the list) ╚ ═ ═╣ Insert, special character, arial, about 3/4 the way down. steve On 21/01/18 08:05, James Knott wrote: On 01/20/2018 12:56 PM, John R. Sowden wrote: I have a lot of forms created in WordStar using the line drawing

Re: [libreoffice-users] Copying first paragraf after page brake also copies page brake with page style

2017-12-11 Thread Steve Edmonds
My LO has ctl+k for unformatted text. This is a real bonus as I work mouse left handed and I can do ctl+ins then ctl+k easily with the right hand. steve On 12/12/17 11:05, Philip Jackson wrote: On 11/12/17 22:49, Krunose wrote: What's even more weird is that pasting as unformatted with CTRL

Re: [libreoffice-users] Create scan button?

2017-11-19 Thread Steve Edmonds
Could it be anything to do with the image or size of the image. 16x16 px seems small. On 20/11/17 08:38, James Knott wrote: On 11/19/2017 02:14 PM, Robert Großkopf wrote: Curious thing. I found a scanner icon and it shows up in the customize panel, on the request item, but not on the tool

Re: [libreoffice-users] Calc 5.x Mac - syntax to link cells in two spreadsheets?

2017-10-30 Thread Steve Edmonds
ppily add it. I will see if I can find LO 5.1 Mac and give that a try.  Will report back. B. On 29.10.2017 21:57, Steve Edmonds wrote: Hi. My Mac has LO 5.1..., My Linux 5.3... When I add the connection on my Mac as in my earlier test I get a formula like ='file:///mnt/public/Documents/Global/

Re: [libreoffice-users] Calc 5.x Mac - syntax to link cells in two spreadsheets?

2017-10-29 Thread Steve Edmonds
ods sometime over the past months? I'm confused. B. On 29.10.2017 16:12, Steve Edmonds wrote: Just tried on my mac. Open the sheet I want to perform the calculation in. Open the source sheet from which I want to fetch the data Enter the formula in a cell in the first sheet, i.e =2* then click

Re: [libreoffice-users] Calc 5.x Mac - syntax to link cells in two spreadsheets?

2017-10-29 Thread Steve Edmonds
But it does in Linux, may be a Mac bug. On 30/10/17 09:20, Steve Edmonds wrote: But the second sheet doesn't recalculate if the source is changed, even with recalculate. On 30/10/17 07:42, bunk3m wrote: Hello all, I've been struggling with this one for a week now.  Google hasn't been my

Re: [libreoffice-users] Calc 5.x Mac - syntax to link cells in two spreadsheets?

2017-10-29 Thread Steve Edmonds
But the second sheet doesn't recalculate if the source is changed, even with recalculate. On 30/10/17 07:42, bunk3m wrote: Hello all, I've been struggling with this one for a week now.  Google hasn't been my friend so far so thought I'd ask the user group. LO 5.4.2.2 Mac 64 Bit. I have a

Re: [libreoffice-users] Calc 5.x Mac - syntax to link cells in two spreadsheets?

2017-10-29 Thread Steve Edmonds
Just tried on my mac. Open the sheet I want to perform the calculation in. Open the source sheet from which I want to fetch the data Enter the formula in a cell in the first sheet, i.e =2* then click in the source cell in the second sheet, then click enter and it seems to work. steve On

Re: [libreoffice-users] Howto fix missing icons from PPA installation

2017-10-25 Thread Steve Edmonds
Hi. I had to do the same in the version from the openSuse repository to resolve some issue of something not showing. Strangely only on one machine though, the other ones with Leap are fine. Steve On 26/10/17 14:57, Daniel A. Rodriguez wrote: In a completely Linux Mint 18.2 fresh install I

Re: [libreoffice-users] Recalculating table in Writer

2017-10-22 Thread Steve Edmonds
On 23/10/17 09:07, Kolbjørn Stuestøl wrote: In Writer I have a table with 2 rows and 2 columns. In row 2 column 2 I have a formula adding the value in row 1 column 2 to the value in row 2 column 1 together showing the result in row 2 column 2. When changing one of the input values row 2 col

Re: [libreoffice-users] External Hard Drives - to save my LO and other content

2017-10-18 Thread Steve Edmonds
Hi Charles, it is on the drive, WD Black is called that with a black label. Also advertised that way, i.e. https://www.amazon.com/Black-Performance-Desktop-Hard-Drive/dp/B00FJRS6FU

Re: [libreoffice-users] 5.4.2 won't install on Windows 10

2017-10-18 Thread Steve Edmonds
Have you googled "The system administrator has set policies to prevent this installation" Seems your message is not uncommon with a few suggestions to overcome. steve On 19/10/17 06:28, James Knott wrote: I've been trying to install LibreOffice 5.4.2 on a Windows 10 system, but get an error

Re: [libreoffice-users] External Hard Drives - to save my LO and other content

2017-10-17 Thread Steve Edmonds
On 18/10/17 02:48, Toki wrote: On 10/16/2017 06:53 PM, charles meyer wrote: Have you found any such article? https://www.backblaze.com/hard-drive.html Wandering through the linked articles in that post, and their old blog posts, you can find one company's experience with hard drives. In

Re: [libreoffice-users] External Hard Drives - to save my LO and other content

2017-10-16 Thread Steve Edmonds
rently do not have a NAS storage device - due to the fact I could not figure out how to get my Linux systems to work with the current router/NAS device I have, or any NAS storage outside of a desktop setup.  That is why I hope to get one of my desktops to be a true Ubuntu file server. On 10/16

Re: [libreoffice-users] adding / using custom colours to LibreOffice

2017-10-16 Thread Steve Edmonds
Just a thought, haven't had a chance to doodle. Using an XSLT XML filter (under Tools) it should be possible to create/edit colour palettes in Calc. Will have a go at modifying one of my custom filters when I have a chance. Steve On 17/10/17 12:29, Tim-L wrote: 2) Creating a color palette

Re: [libreoffice-users] External Hard Drives - to save my LO and other content

2017-10-16 Thread Steve Edmonds
Hi Charles. I have just had a new WD Black (supposed to be high(er) reliability) die within a few weeks. Replaced under warranty. The probability of that is low, but it does happen. If the backup is only a copy of what is on your PC/laptop then you are not needing such high reliability as you

Re: [libreoffice-users] Problem installing 5.4.2 on Win 10

2017-10-15 Thread Steve Edmonds
On 16/10/17 13:31, MR ZenWiz wrote: I should know by now (and not forget) to google first. I did not know that Win Installer can only handle one at a time. Didn't think of it, really - Linux is the same in that respect. Except that Linux allows for multiple package selection in one "install

Re: [libreoffice-users] adding / using custom colours to LibreOffice

2017-10-09 Thread Steve Edmonds
Hi. There is a bit of a similar discussion regarding table background colours and helpful information from Regina here; http://nabble.documentfoundation.org/Table-background-colours-in-5-3-td4221285.html steve On 10/10/17 05:47, Gary Dale wrote: I'm using 5.4.1.2.0+ on a Debian/Buster AMD64

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: Install of 5.4.1 causes disappearance of text in LO Writer files

2017-10-04 Thread Steve Edmonds
Hi. I had to help a work colleague this week where most of the text disappeared from his previously working document. Turns out the document was in courier font and win 10 doesn't have courier and LO didn't substitute a font. I did ctl-A and changed the font to one available and all became

Re: [libreoffice-users] Recalculate doesn't work

2017-09-27 Thread Steve Edmonds
I did find that there were trailing spaces on the contents of some cells. How did you import the information. All at once or certain columns at a time. steve On 28/09/17 04:02, cfranz wrote: Hallo. I have a problem with recalculate in a file. I have imported some data from Börse Frankfurt and

Re: [libreoffice-users] Font issues with LO-5.4.x

2017-09-26 Thread Steve Edmonds
Hi. Is the font available and working in other software (Gimp, Inkscape...) Steve On 27/09/17 08:54, Rich Shepard wrote: This issue appeared when I upgraded to LO-5.4.0 and remains with today's upgrade to -5.4.1 (on Slackware-14.2). LO Writer is not recognizing and using fonts in

Re: [libreoffice-users] printing envelopes

2017-09-23 Thread Steve Edmonds
On 24/09/17 06:21, Dave Howorth wrote: On Sat, 23 Sep 2017 05:17:01 -0700 "John R. Sowden" wrote: A few months ago, I asked about printing envelopes.  All I got was explaining how LO does it.  Finally someone said LO only prints one envelope for one document, not

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: Cursor position lost every time file is closed in 5.4.1

2017-09-21 Thread Steve Edmonds
On 21/09/17 20:23, Pedro wrote: MR ZenWiz wrote This used to be an occsaional problem with 5.3, usually just the first few times I opened a file. Now it seems that every time I open a document, new or one I've been editing for a long time, it never remembers the cursor position and always

Re: [libreoffice-users] frames

2017-09-20 Thread Steve Edmonds
Hi Brian. On 20/09/17 23:42, Brian Barker wrote: At 18:29 19/09/2017 +, Gary Collins wrote: I have an arrangement of frames on a page which i would like to exactly replicate on all successive pages of the document. How do i go about this? You can do this - by anchoring the frames in a

Re: [libreoffice-users] frames

2017-09-20 Thread Steve Edmonds
Hi Brian. On 20/09/17 23:42, Brian Barker wrote: At 18:29 19/09/2017 +, Gary Collins wrote: I have an arrangement of frames on a page which i would like to exactly replicate on all successive pages of the document. How do i go about this? You can do this - by anchoring the frames in a

Re: [libreoffice-users] LibreOffice Calc Question

2017-09-19 Thread Steve Edmonds
Please ask the question, and hopefully someone on the mailing list can help you. steve On 19/09/17 19:42, Огнян Медаров wrote: Hello, As I didn't found an answer in Help Menu and FAQ, I have a question about Calc abilities. Am I on the right place? Best regards, Ognian -- To

Re: [libreoffice-users] Creating a table with equal sized rows

2017-09-17 Thread Steve Edmonds
I think in LO you always have to have a line after the table on a page. I sometimes make the character height 6 pt to minimise the visual effect. steve On 18/09/17 06:42, Ken Springer wrote: Libre Office 5.3.6.1 Mac OS X 10.11.6 El Capitan I've been trying to find a way to easily create a

Re: [libreoffice-users] Changing Default Page Size

2017-09-06 Thread Steve Edmonds
Hi. On 07/09/17 06:18, Ricardo Berlasso wrote: 2017-09-06 19:59 GMT+02:00 Girvin Herr : On 09/06/2017 10:17 AM, Budge wrote: Please could somebody tell me where to change the default page size. I am in UK and want A4 as the default but I keep getting "letter". I do

Re: [libreoffice-users] MacOS 64 bit 5.4.1 torrent issue

2017-08-31 Thread Steve Edmonds
Hi. Next to the torrent link under download is Info with checksums. You can check the torrent (and direct download) against these for validity. Steve On 01/09/17 06:23, bunk3m wrote: Hi all, I downloaded the new release this morning via torrent.  When I started the LO, LittleSnitch

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