idk, sorry! :( Re: Re[2]: [libreoffice-users] Impress window position

2019-03-13 Thread Tom Davies
more knowledge about Kde! Apols and regards from a Tom :) On Tue, 12 Mar 2019 08:23 malcolm moore Sorry a bit sparce on information... > > It's openSUSE Tumbleweed > KDE Plasma > The screen is extended to the right > > Mal > > > > > - Original Message

Re: [libreoffice-users] Impress window position

2019-03-11 Thread Tom Davies
Hi :) Errr, which OS platform? Is it some version of Linux (such as Ubuntu, Mint, Redhat or something) or is it some flavour of Windows (such as Xp, Vista, Win7, Win8, Win8.1 or Win10 or something?) or is it a Mac or BSD or something else? Also do you know if the the 2 screens are really treated

Re: [libreoffice-users] Help needed with Excel spreadsheet

2019-03-06 Thread Tom Davies
Hi :) Sounds like a perfect time to suggest they install LO too. If an Excel person hadn't immediately found what they were looking for in Calc they would have immediately claimed that Calc couldn't do the task. There are loads of articles about LO that have such posts in the comments section.

Re: [libreoffice-users] saving a calc spreadsheet as template with its functions?

2019-02-24 Thread Tom Davies
16:40 Sharon Kimble Tom Davies writes: > > > Hi :) > > I just click on the save button or on; > > > > File - Save As > > > > Job done. > > To clarify ... > > I have a spreadsheet of 5 tabs called 'word-count-antonine.ods' which I > would like

Re: [libreoffice-users] saving a calc spreadsheet as template with its functions?

2019-02-20 Thread Tom Davies
Hi :) I just click on the save button or on; File - Save As Job done. I'm not sure what the problem is. Is it that someone using Microsoft Office can't see the file you have created? Microsoft is usually blind and unable to cope with standards, even 'standards' of it's own devising. Using

Renaming user profile. Re: [libreoffice-users] Auto recovery problem

2019-02-06 Thread Tom Davies
Hi :) This link might help; https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/UserProfile Renaming the profile, or backing it up before resetting it means you keep all your galleries and templates and stuff in a separate place. So you can copy stuff back into your fresh new profile if you want to. Regards

[libreoffice-users] Re: [libreoffice-l10n] LibreOffice 6.2 New Features video script for translations

2019-01-28 Thread Tom Davies
Hi :) Thought you might like to see a video about LibreOffice Regards from a Tom :) On Mon, 28 Jan 2019 12:32 Mike Saunders < mike.saund...@documentfoundation.org wrote: > Hello everyone, > > I'm making a video showing off the new features in the upcoming 6.2 > release. The script is here, for

Re: [libreoffice-users] Lost all my spread sheets

2018-12-23 Thread Tom Davies
Hi :) Have you emailed them recently? Have you copied any onto usb? Have you edited them on a different computer recently? Any of those sorts of things mean you have some sort of informal back-up that may help you recover. What happened just before losing spreadsheets? Is it just MS Excel

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: Adding keyboard shortcut

2018-12-08 Thread Tom Davies
Hi :) The crucial part is at the end of Stuart's email. Apparently you can modify the action of "backspace" by following his advice. Regards from a Tom :) On Fri, 7 Dec 2018 00:19 Rich Shepard, wrote: > On Thu, 6 Dec 2018, V Stuart Foote wrote: > > > The *delete* you want is assigned in

Congrats!! Re: [libreoffice-users] Help! Can't delete floating frame!

2018-10-15 Thread Tom Davies
Hi :) Congrats!! Nicely done! :))) You don't need to add a floating frame, or any frame at all. Just drag the image onto the page and position it. If you right-click on the image you get choices such as; * add border * add caption * anchor to paragraph or * anchor to page along with various

Re: [libreoffice-users] Calc

2018-08-12 Thread Tom Davies
Hi :) The ODF (= Open Document Format) for spreadsheets is .odS the .odT is for text-based documents. LibreOffice can open Microsoft formats such as .xlsx and .xls for spreadsheets. The older format, the .xls, is the better one because it has stopped constantly changing in every release of MS

Re: [libreoffice-users] New features in 6.1.0 Re: [libreoffice-l10n] Text for "New Features" page for translation, after LO 6.1 release

2018-08-09 Thread Tom Davies
sage "If playback doesn't begin shortly, try restarting > >> your device" in Firefox. > >> > >> Interestingly enough, if you move your cursor over the time line, it > >> display image from video. > >> > >> Hope this helps. > >> > &g

Re: [libreoffice-users] New features in 6.1.0 Re: [libreoffice-l10n] Text for "New Features" page for translation, after LO 6.1 release

2018-08-08 Thread Tom Davies
; > > Interestingly enough, if you move your cursor over the time line, it > > display image from video. > > > > Hope this helps. > > > > > > On 8/8/2018 7:44 AM, Tom Davies wrote: > > > Hi :) > > > Mike Saunders and the rest of the marketi

[libreoffice-users] New features in 6.1.0 Re: [libreoffice-l10n] Text for "New Features" page for translation, after LO 6.1 release

2018-08-08 Thread Tom Davies
Hi :) Mike Saunders and the rest of the marketing team (and translators) have made a video showing the new features in LibreOffice 6.1.0. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JvoCpnwGNFU I think some of the new features are things that have been asked about quite recently- and might mean we have

Re: [libreoffice-users] Watermark Photo

2018-08-07 Thread Tom Davies
apologies and regards from a Tom :) On 6 August 2018 at 17:57, Tom Davies wrote: > Hi :) > When you photocopy something or when an artist copies a famous painting > there are usually differences between the copy and the original. The copy > is often thought of as inferrior.

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

2018-08-06 Thread Tom Davies
Hi :) Sorry to ask but which OS or platform are you using? Windows, Gnu or some other? I'm not sure if it is relevant but which version of LibreOffice? The "Help" menu under "About" usually gives that sort of information. Also have you tried "print to file" instead of selecting a printer - and

Re: [libreoffice-users] Documents wearing out?

2018-08-06 Thread Tom Davies
Hi :) Yep, sounds good to me :) It is tempting fate a bit to say such a thing so i'm crossing my fingers as i try to tpye. Regards from a Tom :) On 6 August 2018 at 23:41, Eddie wrote: > On Mon, 6 Aug 2018 18:46:15 +0100 > Tom Davies wrote: > > > Hi :) > > It 'shouldn't

Re: [libreoffice-users] Documents wearing out?

2018-08-06 Thread Tom Davies
Hi :) It 'shouldn't do' but what should happen and what actually happens are often at least 2 different things. In this case it's very unlikely to go wrong though. The main thing is to have a duplicate 'copy' in ODF format as a back-up in case the file does go wonky. Ideally either emailed to

Re: [libreoffice-users] Watermark Photo

2018-08-06 Thread Tom Davies
ed OOo, you will find LO very similar to use. > Also there are many forks from the original OOo code made into individual > projects. I am glad I went with LibreOffice. > > > On 08/05/2018 07:13 PM, Tom Davies wrote: > >> Hi :) >> LO is a continuation of OOo, just a

Re: [libreoffice-users] Watermark Photo

2018-08-05 Thread Tom Davies
Hi :) LO is a continuation of OOo, just a name-change and radical revamp of infrastructure. Most of the people and organisations that were in OOo moved to LO and 'just' re-organised things to be a lot more sensible. The code was initially the same. So it was more like OOo had just moved offices

Re: [libreoffice-users] Accents in spelling check

2018-08-02 Thread Tom Davies
On Thu, 2 Aug 2018 21:55 Séamas Ó Brógáin, wrote: > I was dismayed to discover recently (and surprised that I never noticed > before) that Libre Office disregards the difference between, say, á and > a in spelling checks, and in find and replace. (Dismayed also to > imagine that someone thinks

[libreoffice-users] Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Writer 6.0 Guide published

2018-08-02 Thread Tom Davies
Hi :) I thought some people here might be interested to know there is a new Writer Guide available. Apparently there is also a video of the new features in 6.0.x branch. Regards from a Tom :) On Thu, 2 Aug 2018 13:51 Olivier Hallot, wrote: > Hello Jean > > Thank you so much for your effort in

Re: [libreoffice-users] Basic pseudo object code no reachable when defined into a basic library...

2018-07-20 Thread Tom Davies
Hi :) Oooo there's some value in a nice cuppa T. Regards from a Tom :) On 20 July 2018 at 09:49, wrote: > Hi Patrick, > > typo spotted in the Initialize sub : > > Private Sub Class_Initialize() > _valute = 1 > End Sub > > instead of > > Private Sub Class_Initialize() > _value = 1 >

Re: [libreoffice-users] Error messge interpretation...

2018-07-17 Thread Tom Davies
Hi :) Is the relationship; 1 to 1 1 to many or many to 1 Or am i barking up the wrong tree - or just plain barking? Regards from a Tom :) On 17 July 2018 at 14:23, Michael Tiernan wrote: > I have a fairly simple form that queries a DB. > > I have a form and a subform. > > I "linked" the two

[libreoffice-users] Re: [libreoffice-marketing] Changing the "Get involved" menu on the LibreOffice website?

2018-07-17 Thread Tom Davies
Hi :) I thought you might be interested in a question on the Marketing mailing list at the moment. If you have some ideas for them or can help them at all then please contact them directly because i'm not around enough to be some sort of middle-man or liaison between the groups. Sorry! Good

[libreoffice-users] LibreOffice 8th birthday is on 28th September

2018-07-16 Thread Tom Davies
Hi :) 8th birthday is on 28th September I'm not planning anything but there is around 2 months to get something together. Where i live that is not enough notice to hire a hall or anything so they'll all be booked up already. If you fancy planning something you might find the

Re: [libreoffice-users] Reply, Reply all, Reply list, and getting offended (was Calculate difference between two,dates (with time))

2018-07-13 Thread Tom Davies
n, Dave > advised me that, if my mailer doesn't display the header as his does, it > is because my mailer is "broken." I have been on the LO mailing list for > many years and none of the mailers I have used, whether under Windows, > Linux, or Android, have displaye

Re: [libreoffice-users] Calculate difference between two dates (with time)

2018-07-13 Thread Tom Davies
Hi :) Wow!! That is the first time anyone has said that on this mailing list afaik Are you using Thunderbird or "The Bat!" or what? Regards from a Tom :) On 13 July 2018 at 15:13, Dave Howorth wrote: > On Fri, 13 Jul 2018 14:10:38 +0100 > Tom Davies wrote: > > > H

Re: [libreoffice-users] Calculate difference between two dates (with time)

2018-07-13 Thread Tom Davies
Hi :) It is the design of the mailing list. It's designed so that people can't just "reply to" in order to reply to the whole mailing list. Clicking on "reply to" makes the reply private so that it can't be seen by the mailing list as a whole. The only option offered by most email clients is

Re: [libreoffice-users] About pseudo objects with Basic code ...

2018-07-10 Thread Tom Davies
k that > Visual Studio has a decent environment for development. I spend way more > time writing Java and C++ these days, which means that I have not been > using Visual Studio lately. > > > > > On 2018-07-09 6:20, Tom Davies wrote: > >> Hi :) >> @ Mauricio:

Re: [libreoffice-users] About pseudo objects with Basic code ...

2018-07-09 Thread Tom Davies
sic and forbade us to use it, or to even talk about it > in his presence. > > Thank you Tom and Jonathon for the memory, > Gordon. > > > > On 09/07/18 15:55, toki wrote: > >> On 08/07/18 09:04 PM, Tom Davies wrote: >> >> I remember learning one form of basic

Re: [libreoffice-users] About pseudo objects with Basic code ...

2018-07-08 Thread Tom Davies
yes? > > However, I suppose your'e right when moving on to talking about generating > extension packages from macros libraries (basic or python). > > Thanks > > On Sun, Jul 8, 2018 at 3:50 PM Tom Davies wrote: > > > Hi :) > > I think the Devs Mailing list or IPA,

Re: [libreoffice-users] About pseudo objects with Basic code ...

2018-07-08 Thread Tom Davies
Hi :) I think the Devs Mailing list or IPA, IIRC or whatever is prolly better at giving a good answer to that. They may be annoyed as it's prolly not what they usually post to there. Maybe it's best to try the QA Team? There used to be a "mentoring" program to help people start to code for

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: [libreoffice-marketing] Fedora Magazine article about LibreOffice

2018-07-06 Thread Tom Davies
Hi :) Hopefully 'just' teething problems that will be ironed out fairly quickly, inshalla. Were you able to follow the route; Tools - Options - Advanced - Expert and then search for relevant options to get the main top menu back again? Regards from a Tom :) On 6 July 2018 at 15:43, Graham

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: [libreoffice-marketing] Fedora Magazine article about LibreOffice

2018-07-06 Thread Tom Davies
Hi :) A lot of normal users see the normal menu and icon-bar as being old and arrive at the conclusion that LibreOffice is old. The 'new' ribbon-bar / Notebookbar will probably help reduce barriers to migrating people away from MS Office. It prolly needs a lot more polish because it's the first

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: [libreoffice-marketing] Fedora Magazine article about LibreOffice

2018-07-04 Thread Tom Davies
iked but i never get around to because the defaults are plenty good enough. Regards from a Tom :) On 4 July 2018 at 21:49, Virgil Arrington wrote: > On 07/04/2018 11:47 AM, Tom Davies wrote: > > Hi :) > > Ok, last email on this for a while! > > > > This wiki-page seems

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: [libreoffice-marketing] Fedora Magazine article about LibreOffice

2018-07-04 Thread Tom Davies
Hi :) Ok, last email on this for a while! This wiki-page seems to be about the feature but i couldn't see any mention of ohw to switch it off https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/Development/NotebookBar but prolly because i only skimmed it Regards from a Tom :) On 4 July 2018 at 16:37, Tom Davies

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: [libreoffice-marketing] Fedora Magazine article about LibreOffice

2018-07-04 Thread Tom Davies
le to get rid of the Notebookbar. Hopefully the first way because then it should be easy to try it for a bit another day. Regards from a Tom :) On 4 July 2018 at 16:19, Tom Davies wrote: > Hi :) > Gahhh, i dunno! :( Any chance of recent updates to; > https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/Documentatio

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: [libreoffice-marketing] Fedora Magazine article about LibreOffice

2018-07-04 Thread Tom Davies
red > that there appears to be no way back despite what is written in the > article. In the top right-hand corner there is a button, but it doesn't > appear to do anything. > > I'm using 6.0.5.2 under Linux Mint 18.1. > > Graham > > > On Tue, 3 Jul 2018 at 2

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: [libreoffice-marketing] Fedora Magazine article about LibreOffice

2018-07-03 Thread Tom Davies
gt; ån > ​den ​ > 2 juli 2018 kl 14:09 skrev Tom Davies : > >> Hi :) >> I thought some people here might be interested in another new article >> about >> LibreOffice. This one is in the Fedora Magazine; >> https://fedoramagazine.org/discover-hidden-gems

[libreoffice-users] Re: [libreoffice-marketing] Fedora Magazine article about LibreOffice

2018-07-02 Thread Tom Davies
Hi :) I thought some people here might be interested in another new article about LibreOffice. This one is in the Fedora Magazine; https://fedoramagazine.org/discover-hidden-gems-libreoffice/ Inevitably there are some questions and such in the comments section below the article. Regards from a

Re: [libreoffice-users] Language not "picked" correctly

2018-06-08 Thread Tom Davies
Hi :) With most software, incl LO, i usually get offered the US version despite my locale being set to elsewhere. Regards from a Tom :) On 7 June 2018 at 15:26, Graham Luffrum wrote: > Not with Vivaldi as it has only one flavour of English unlike Chromium and > Firefox. > > > On 6 June 2018

Re: [libreoffice-users] Executable File?

2018-06-07 Thread Tom Davies
Hi :) Ahh, swriter.exe, of course. It sounds like Write is a stand-alone program but LibreOffice/OpenOffice are not built that way. It is not like MS Office in that way. It is much more modular than that. LibreOffice and OpenOffice have a large core of code with libraries and other packages

Re: [libreoffice-users] copy function not working

2018-06-07 Thread Tom Davies
ile, to no effect. > > However, last night I downloaded the latest version of Firefox (60.0.2) > and the problem seems to have gone away. I have not yet tried extensive > testing, but in about 8 tries have not yet gotten a failure. This one > baffles me. > > Bob McClure > &g

Re: [libreoffice-users] Executable File?

2018-06-07 Thread Tom Davies
Hi :) I'm not clear exactly what you are trying to do or what you want. Any file that can be opened by LibreOffice should be able to open LO itself when yo8u just double-click on the file. If double-clicking a file opens a file in a program that you didn't want to use this time then try

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

2018-06-07 Thread Tom Davies
Hi :) The problem has been solved now. Thanks for the input though. That would have been a problem except the daughter was able to login to her father's email account. She did figure it out in the end. Thanks and regards from a Tom :) On 7 June 2018 at 14:45, wrote: > On 06/06, Cley Faye

Re: [libreoffice-users] Long comments in calc?

2018-06-07 Thread Tom Davies
Hi :) It is still usually good to upgrade. I tend to stay on a stable version, usually after a branch has passed the x.y.3 sub-point version. By then a branch has usually fixed any teething problems it may have had earlier in it's cycle. If you think of that third number being a "Service Pack"

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

2018-06-07 Thread Tom Davies
Hi :) Yes, Steve Edmonds is making a lot of good points. Microsquish Word is good at making an unrecoverable mess of things. What you see on the surface is just the tip of the iceberg. It might be time to bite the bullet and start afresh. It'll soon save you a lot of time. What you have

Re: [libreoffice-users] copy function not working

2018-06-07 Thread Tom Davies
Hi :) Here is another "waggle the wires" suggestion... Have you tried renaming the user-profile? https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/UserProfile I've not seen it suggested or mentioned earlier in this thread but I could easily have missed it. Regards from a Tom :) On Thu, 7 Jun 2018 00:27

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

2018-06-06 Thread Tom Davies
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 :) >> The "user+" bit at the front sometimes looks like it's not part of

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

2018-06-06 Thread Tom Davies
Hi :) The "user+" bit at the front sometimes looks like it's not part of the address but it's fairly important. I'm really sorry Bill has gone. I met him 3 1/2 years ago on the Evolution mailing list when he was new to Open Source and Free(dom) Software but he rarely posted here. I've forwarded

Re: [libreoffice-users] One more question before I give up for the night. I thought the table was set to not split cells when it went to the next page, but that's not happening. I've looked for a way

2018-06-05 Thread Tom Davies
Hi :) 2 places, hopefully:- * Inside the email message, top right - the box with a big curvy arrow has a little triangle. Clicking on the little triangle gives a few options including a double-arrow. The double-arrow is "Reply to all" * before clicking in the message-box where you would type

[libreoffice-users] Re: [MariaDB Announce] MariaDB 10.3.7 now available

2018-05-27 Thread Tom Davies
Hi :) Good timing! :) MariaDb announce release of new stable release. Regards from a Tom :) On Sun, 27 May 2018 20:16 MariaDB Announce List, wrote: > The MariaDB Foundation is pleased to announce the availability > of MariaDB 10.3.7. > > This is the first stable release

Re: [libreoffice-users] overlap(?) objects in draw

2018-05-27 Thread Tom Davies
Hi :) It wasn't me Regards from a Tom :) On Sun, 27 May 2018 22:54 anne-ology, wrote: >curiously wondering why you deleted the message to which I was > replying???; > to make what point??? > >The initial messager was interested in knowing how to

Re: [libreoffice-users] overlap(?) objects in draw

2018-05-27 Thread Tom Davies
Hi :) I had a good run with Inkscape for a while. Again it's vector graphics rather than 3d modelling. It was a bit mind-warping at first because it's so different from Gimp/Photoshop. For 3d how about "Sketch-up"; https://www.sketchup.com/ It's not OpenSource afaik but the free version is

Re: [libreoffice-users] Set JRE in LibreOffice

2018-05-27 Thread Tom Davies
strangers there is usually at least 1, usually more, who uses one of them! Regards from a Tom :) On 27 May 2018 10:15, "Tom Davies" <tomc...@gmail.com> wrote: Hi :) Access can be forced into using an external database and some people claim it's easy but it makes a kludgy me

Re: [libreoffice-users] Set JRE in LibreOffice

2018-05-27 Thread Tom Davies
to an external database server > should continue to be > available. One reason - databases in enterprises tend to be used by more > than just ONE > application system... > Just my two cents worth... > Regards from Salzburg > H. Stoellinger > > On 2018-05-26 21:15, Girvin Herr wrot

Re: [libreoffice-users] Set JRE in LibreOffice

2018-05-27 Thread Tom Davies
market. Also that these young revolutionary anti-corporate new upstarts are actually decades-old companies/communities. Instead of getting bogged down into a kludgy unweildy mess, 'we' have remained innovative and fresh by allowing each community to retain it's indepence and focus. Regards from a Tom :)

Re: [libreoffice-users] Set JRE in LibreOffice

2018-05-27 Thread Tom Davies
Hi :) Access can be forced into using an external database and some people claim it's easy but it makes a kludgy mess that makes it difficult and risky to update Access. It pushes people into buying other M$ database programs if they need to upscale an Access database. Access just is not

Re: [libreoffice-users] Weird menu problem with 6.03 installed with Ubuntu 18.04

2018-05-26 Thread Tom Davies
Hi :) Apparently the Ubuntu people had trouble with some theming and their wallpaper design and it wasn't until the last minute that they pulled the plug and went with a different wallpaper. They hope to fix this by 18.04.1 which is apparently being moved forwards as a result. Oddly i upgraded

Re: [libreoffice-users] Set JRE in LibreOffice

2018-05-26 Thread Tom Davies
Hi :) That is interesting about the Windows versions of LibreOffice being a bit different from the Gnu! I've always thought they were pretty much identical. However this is not the first time that i've heard of differences so it's probably not just a case of Gnu being smarter at installing

Re: [libreoffice-users] How many of you deal with the Linux Users Group [Facebook]?

2018-05-03 Thread Tom Davies
Hi :) +1 I totally agree. Being able to access an alternative is almost always good imo/ime. Different use-cases often require slightly different tools or a jack-of-all-trades. MSO tries to be jack-of-all-trades but ends up being such a horribly bloated mess that it significantly slows things

Re: [libreoffice-users] How many of you deal with the Linux Users Group [Facebook]?

2018-05-03 Thread Tom Davies
Hi :) Google do seem to be a bit evil and unsupportive sometimes. Oddly they were on the Advisory Board for TDF when they removed ODF support for their products! - or sometime around then. Apple were based on BSD, a brother/sister to Gnu, but went off in a proprietary/secretive direction.

Re: [libreoffice-users] How many of you deal with the Linux Users Group [Facebook]?

2018-05-03 Thread Tom Davies
Hi :) I like your ideas a lot. :))) Sadly not everyone is allowed to or able to install programs on the machiens they use. It might be effortless for them on a home machine or their own laptop, if they have one, but schools and other establishments block people from using computers safely and

Re: [libreoffice-users] How many of you deal with the Linux Users Group [Facebook]?

2018-05-03 Thread Tom Davies
Hi :) Easy tiger! I know it must be frustrating that so many of us are so slow and lacking in knowledge about these things but it seems like some of us are getting somewhere, or at least catching-up. Btw obviously PDF is editable to some degree or other by quite a few programs these days.

Re: [libreoffice-users] How many of you deal with the Linux Users Group [Facebook]?

2018-05-01 Thread Tom Davies
Hi :) When exporting as Pdf from LibreOffice or OpenOffice the dialogue-box has a lot of options to play around with. At least 1 of those options makes the Pdf more accessible. All those options are remembered and set as last used when you open that dialogue again. So once you find your

Re: [libreoffice-users] How many of you deal with the Linux Users Group [Facebook]?

2018-05-01 Thread Tom Davies
Hi :) Thanks :) The link answered most of my questions about fillable fields. It's good to see there are options such as text-fields and radio-buttons. I still think the old MS format is the way to go for sharing documents in the here but that ODF is the way to go for long-term storage. Thanks

Re: [libreoffice-users] How many of you deal with the Linux Users Group [Facebook]?

2018-05-01 Thread Tom Davies
Hi :) Sounds like using .doc is the best answer after all. The Pdf route is intriguing. I think Virgil probably knows whether any of his students have relevant accessibility issues. Part of the reason for ODF is to have a format that can avoid all these pitfalls. When ODF is more commonly used

Re: [libreoffice-users] How many of you deal with the Linux Users Group [Facebook]?

2018-05-01 Thread Tom Davies
Hi :) Thanks :)) Regards from a Tom :) On 30 April 2018 at 23:52, gordon cooper wrote: > To make a PDF from LO. > > File>Export>Export as PDF. > > And in the bad/good old days when I used an MS operating system and was > proof reading scripts that came as PDF's, I

Re: [libreoffice-users] How many of you deal with the Linux Users Group [Facebook]?

2018-05-01 Thread Tom Davies
y to a big surprise. One secretary > was so angry she left and didn't come back for several days. > > So, there's technological forcing and then there's political forcing. > > Virgil > > > > Sent from my Verizon, Samsung Galaxy smartphone > > > Original message --

Re: [libreoffice-users] How many of you deal with the Linux Users Group [Facebook]?

2018-04-30 Thread Tom Davies
Hi :) That sounds interesting! How do you create a "fillable field"? I know about hybrid Pdfs but fillable fields sounds like something that could be used outside of LO. Regards from a Tom :) On 30 April 2018 at 22:57, Remy Gauthier wrote: > Le lundi 30 avril 2018 à

Re: [libreoffice-users] How many of you deal with the Linux Users Group [Facebook]?

2018-04-30 Thread Tom Davies
Hi :) Switching is painful. It's the MS way. It's difficult to have 2 versions of MSO running on one system - but it's easy to install LibreOffice alongside MS Office. So it's easier to migrate gradually, at your own pace, from MS Office to LibreOffice. You are not forced to lose access to the

Re: [libreoffice-users] How many of you deal with the Linux Users Group [Facebook]?

2018-04-30 Thread Tom Davies
Hi :) Pdf is not meant to be editable. It's purpose was to look the same everywhere on any machine and be easy to open on anything with a free, small, easily installed program. For editable documents the best format is still .Doc and the other older MS formats. Now that MS have stopped

Re: [libreoffice-users] How many of you deal with the Linux Users Group [Facebook]?

2018-04-30 Thread Tom Davies
Hi :) Microsoft have problems following any standard or any format, even their own. Usually it looks like their ineptitude looks a lot like a deliberate attempt to ensure that people have to keep buying newer and newer versions of MS Office to keep up with everyone else. MS Office 2007 and 2010

Re: [libreoffice-users] [Changes in menus, WAS Copying slides from . . .]

2018-04-19 Thread Tom Davies
Hi :) Yes, I tend to think it's inevitable that documentation lags behind implementation - unless one makes promises that may not be able to be kept or that restrict development or that are going to be broken and then need to be rewritten. I too think LO gets it right. 'Recently' 'the'

[libreoffice-users] Proofing Tool GUI - Hyphenation support

2018-04-08 Thread Tom Davies
On 8 Apr 2018 22:38, "Marco A.G. Pinto" wrote: Hello! Just to let the development community know that after five years planning to add hyphenation support to Proofing Tool GUI, it is finally implemented. It took me just around a couple of weeks to have it ready since only

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: Libre Office problem

2018-03-31 Thread Tom Davies
Hi :) Does this help? https://help.libreoffice.org/Writer/About_Headers_and_Footers Regards from a Tom :) On Sat, 31 Mar 2018 20:43 anne-ology, wrote: >Maybe I can help, > > is the document locked?; if so, then you need ro unlock it first, > if not, then

Re: [libreoffice-users] calc taking 97% of cpu

2018-03-30 Thread Tom Davies
Hi :) Sorry I can't help with this problem. Can you create a back-up (ie just a copy) of the ascii file? Do you have an older copy of the ascii file and if so does that still open correctly? Hmmm, approx what file-size? Gb, Mb or kb? Has the size changed drastically recently? Can you right

WoooHooo a fav bug fixed :))) Re: [libreoffice-users] Calc: Export as PDF

2018-03-30 Thread Tom Davies
Hi :) Always good to see :) Regards from a Tom :) On Thu, 29 Mar 2018 01:19 Steve Edmonds, wrote: > 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

Re: [libreoffice-users] calc taking 97% of cpu

2018-03-30 Thread Tom Davies
Hi :) Weird! Err, have you tried renaming the user-profile? https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/UserProfile You prolly have but I thought i'd jump in with a "waggle the wires" answer. Renaming beats deleting because you can prolly just rename it back if there is no effect to get almost all your

Re: [libreoffice-users] bouncing messages?

2018-03-27 Thread Tom Davies
Hi :) I think they automatically get added to your inbox but because of the time-stamp on them they will be kinda rifle-shuffled in amongst your old emails rather than all appearing at the top (or bottom) of your inbox. Also they appear in Nabble or GMane interfaces/lists. Regards from Tom :)

Re: [libreoffice-users] LibreOffice - patches

2018-03-27 Thread Tom Davies
Hi :) I heard that just one part of the British Government (the local councils?) 'had to' pay M$ 6 million to be able to keep using Xp for just 1 more year!! Presumably they are continuing to pay that annually because the cost of upgrading, and then continuing to run all their legacy programs.

Re: [libreoffice-users] LibreOffice - patches

2018-03-23 Thread Tom Davies
Hi :) I'm pretty sure "mainstream support" ended a few years ago. Quite what that means seems very unclear. Regards from a Tom :) On Fri, 23 Mar 2018 05:08 Tanstaafl, wrote: > On Wed Mar 21 2018 17:51:59 GMT-0400 (Eastern Standard Time), Miss Lizzy >

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: [libreoffice-marketing] Sample documents showing off LibreOffice features

2018-02-26 Thread Tom Davies
l people know why LO is a very useful office suite. > > > > > On 02/26/2018 01:06 PM, Tom Davies wrote: > >> Hi :) >> From ages ago. There was a call for anyone with a fancy document or >> spreadsheet to show off through the marketing team. >> Regards from &g

[libreoffice-users] Re: [libreoffice-marketing] Sample documents showing off LibreOffice features

2018-02-26 Thread Tom Davies
Hi :) From ages ago. There was a call for anyone with a fancy document or spreadsheet to show off through the marketing team. Regards from a Tom :) On 8 December 2017 at 09:40, Mike Saunders < mike.saund...@documentfoundation.org> wrote: > Hello, > > I'd like to build up a collection of

[libreoffice-users] Android LO viewer new version just released Re: [libreoffice-marketing] Video for LibreOffice Viewer on the Play Store - draft script

2018-02-26 Thread Tom Davies
Hi :) I thought people here might be interested in trying out the latest LibreOffice viewer on Android. If you can it'd be good to help the marketing team (and perhaps the devs too) by videoing or/and taking screen-shots of some of your usage That might be easier using an Android emulator (i

Re: [libreoffice-users] what version of LO would work on a really old system?

2018-02-24 Thread Tom Davies
Hi :) LibreOffice is not like most programs. It has a large core program with a few tiny modules / satellites / add-ons / plug-ins / apps that kinda plug-in to that core. Removing one or a handful of those modules does very little to affect the size or complexity of LibreOffice. At least that

Re: [libreoffice-users] what version of LO would work on a really old system?

2018-02-24 Thread Tom Davies
be tested by some fairly trivial example? Apols and regards from a Tom :) On 24 February 2018 at 04:17, fudmier <southofmex...@yahoo.com> wrote: > very interesting .. will PYOO work on its spread sheets as well. ? > > > > > On 2018-02-23 02:40 PM, Tom Davies wrote: &g

Re: [libreoffice-users] what version of LO would work on a really old system?

2018-02-23 Thread Tom Davies
Hi :) Sorry, my keyboard is still suffering from when i crunched it's usb-plug. It's still a beautiful keyboard but sometimes gets it's signals a bit muddled. Apols from a Tom :) On 23 February 2018 at 20:40, Tom Davies <tomc...@gmail.com> wrote: > Hi :) > Yeh, the KDE people p

Re: [libreoffice-users] what version of LO would work on a really old system?

2018-02-23 Thread Tom Davies
com> wrote: > It's interesting to hear of Kubuntu working well on an old machine. > When I last tried using it a few years ago, Nepumuk and Aconadi bogged > it down so much that it became unusable. > On Fri, 2018-02-23 at 16:42 +, Tom Davies wrote: > > Hi :) > >

[libreoffice-users] Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Making Macro Programming a Breeze: The BASIC & API Reference Cards

2018-02-23 Thread Tom Davies
Hi :) Documentation Team have apparently got some quick reference cards about Macros or something. I've not had a look but i thought a couple of people here might be interested or be able to understand them (or both). Regards from a Tom :) On 23 February 2018 at 19:01, Olivier Hallot

Re: [libreoffice-users] what version of LO would work on a really old system?

2018-02-23 Thread Tom Davies
Hi :) Again, good points. It is much easier to support people using a system that you use yourself. I gave up on using Kubuntu when i no longer had to support anyone using it. It is interesting and has tons of nice features but i just prefer stock Ubuntu for my main use. If i had to support

Re: [libreoffice-users] Save auto recovery information

2018-02-23 Thread Tom Davies
d-save, general and active or deactivate > Save AutoRecovery information every: > newer versions of libreoffice by default, save the informations every > ten minutes and you can change the number of saving. > > On 2/23/18, Tom Davies <tomc...@gmail.com> wrote: > > Hi :) &

Re: [libreoffice-users] Save auto recovery information

2018-02-23 Thread Tom Davies
luate what >> keystrokes worked and what didn't, and redoing the keystrokes that got >> ignored. I still find the autosave benefits outweigh these aggravations, >> though, so I have it enabled all the time. >> >> Girvin Herr >> >> >> >> On 02/17/

Re: [libreoffice-users] what version of LO would work on a really old system?

2018-02-23 Thread Tom Davies
Hi :) Would Gnome Office (ie Abiword and Gnumeric) be better? Also last time i tried distro-hopping on 'old' machines i found that Kubuntu was much faster and lighter-weight than even Lubuntu and Xubuntu. There was a ton of stuff to figure out and apps etc to add o really get the most out of it

Re: [libreoffice-users] Save auto recovery information

2018-02-17 Thread Tom Davies
and then just try to make sure I do my own saving and backups on my schedule rather than on the machine's. Regards from a Tom :) On 17 Feb 2018 10:05, "Peter Hillier-Brook" <p...@hbsys.plus.com> wrote: > On 17/02/18 09:17, Tom Davies wrote: > > Hi :) > > I'm not sure

Re: [libreoffice-users] Save auto recovery information

2018-02-17 Thread Tom Davies
Hi :) I'm not sure how to open as read-only myself but i'd guess a right-click either per file or on a group of selected files prolly has something. I think chmod might help change which user "owns" the files - or put them on a volume/drive/folder that is mounted read-only - but that all seems a

Re: [libreoffice-users] unsubscribe

2018-02-08 Thread Tom Davies
Hi :) Most organisations have instructions in the footer of any and all emails they send. It usually involves using a slightly different email address, often with the word "unsubscribe" in the address, rather than simply using "Reply to". The Document Foundation are no different. At the bottom

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: macro to only change month

2018-01-29 Thread Tom Davies
Hi :) GnuCash definitely does a LOT more than you need ! The question is whether you find it easy enough to do what you need and see the results in a way that is close enough to what you want. Ymmv as we are all different. If it looks like GnuCash is going to need tons of reading up about it

Re: [libreoffice-users] macro to only change month

2018-01-28 Thread Tom Davies
Hi :) This sort of thing might be better as a database. The advantage being that you wouldn't need a new page for each month = you just keep entering data in the same place. The page(s) for a 'month' would be a "Query". You could have extra queries to cover different or/and changeable

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