Re: [libreoffice-users] Clarification about ODF Extended

2014-03-20 Thread e-letter
On 17/03/2014, Italo Vignoli italo.vign...@gmail.com wrote: Nothing happens when XML tags are ignored, to systems which are not supporting the ODF 1.2 Extended document format. This is the reason why we can suggest to use ODF 1.2 Extended as the preferred format, because backward

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: Clarification about ODF Extended

2014-03-20 Thread e-letter
On 19/03/2014, Owen Genat owen.ge...@gmail.com wrote: For those interested, these can be found in the ODF Implementor Notes https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/Development/ODF_Implementer_Notes#LibreOffice_ODF_extensions Thank you. It is a worry that 17 out of 24 features are in fact devoted

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: LO compatibility

2014-03-17 Thread e-letter
On 16/03/2014, Jim Seymour jseym...@linxnet.com wrote: Practical implementations of a proposed standard are wonderful, but, before it's part of the standard, documents written with such extensions are, _by definition_, non-standard formats. It's a worry that some users prefer new features

Re: [libreoffice-users] Clarification about ODF Extended

2014-03-17 Thread e-letter
On 16/03/2014, Italo Vignoli italo.vign...@gmail.com wrote: ODF as implemented by OpenOffice and then LibreOffice has always been the extended version, and not the strict standard version, although it has always been possible to choose the latter. ODF become a standard in 2006, based on OOo

Re: [libreoffice-users] Problem with formulas between Excel and LO

2014-03-17 Thread e-letter
On 17/03/2014, Ernest Karlsson ernestkarls...@gmail.com wrote: Hi, We run Ubuntu at our school, Mellansels Folk High School, but our principal creates lots of excel files that need to work in both environments. Our time reporting file stopped working in the 4.0 LO update. We were unable to

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: LO compatibility

2014-03-16 Thread e-letter
On 15/03/2014, Jim Seymour jseym...@linxnet.com wrote: On Sat, 15 Mar 2014 03:25:43 -0700 (PDT) Pedro pedl...@gmail.com wrote: nabbler wrote Please go to m$ and ask if m$office is compatible with the ODF standard of LO THAT is exactly the problem! There should never be an ODF standard

Re: [libreoffice-users] LO compatibility

2014-03-15 Thread e-letter
On 14/03/2014, Hamida Begum hamida_beg...@hotmail.com wrote: is the program compatible with microsoft office? Please go to m$ and ask if m$office is compatible with the ODF standard of LO -- To unsubscribe e-mail to: users+unsubscr...@global.libreoffice.org Problems?

Re: [libreoffice-users] cross references in footnotes

2014-03-12 Thread e-letter
On 11/03/2014, Erik Jan ejvwaasd...@msn.com wrote: I made a document in Libreoffice 4.2.1 Mageia 3 with a few cross references to other footnotes in the document. When I exported the document to pdf some of these references had changed. After saving the document and reopening it the references

Re: [libreoffice-users] cross references in footnotes

2014-03-12 Thread e-letter
On 11/03/2014, Erik Jan ejvwaasd...@msn.com wrote: I made a document in Libreoffice 4.2.1 Mageia 3 with a few cross references to other footnotes in the document. When I exported the document to pdf some of these references had changed. After saving the document and reopening it the

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: --convert-to issue

2014-03-10 Thread e-letter
On 09/03/2014, Urmas davian...@gmail.com wrote: e-letter: filenames with undesirable characters (e.g. m$ people adding spaces, strokes (/, \) etc.) Spaces are not 'undesirable characters.' \ and / are both invalid filename characters in Windows. All your contribution to this newsgroup

Re: [libreoffice-users] --convert-to issue

2014-03-05 Thread e-letter
On 04/03/2014, Ed_0 x9...@mail.ru wrote: Hi, I would like to know, why does libreoffice open up after running in a terminal libreoffice --convert-to odt *.doc? It should not do this. Check your installation again. (E.g: http://www.mail-archive.com/users%40global.libreoffice.org/msg12280.html

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: --convert-to issue

2014-03-05 Thread e-letter
On 05/03/2014, Ed_0 x9...@mail.ru wrote: 1) Hmm, I didn't understand those links, the errors displayed are these: javaldx: Could not find a Java Runtime Environment! Warning: failed to read path from javaldx You have another problem; activation of hyperlinks doesn't require java... 2)

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: Defending ODF against OOXML in the UK

2014-02-25 Thread e-letter
that perfectly supports MS-formats (and don't care about free file formats as long as they can get the software for free as in beer). And there are the ODF fundamentalists (like e-letter) that say that LO should only support MS-formats for Import and even so that developers shouldn't waste too much time

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: Defending ODF against OOXML in the UK

2014-02-24 Thread e-letter
On 23/02/2014, alexanderW f.alexander.wi...@gmail.com wrote: The proposal is only about using ODF, HTML, CSV and TXT as file formats. It doesn't mention which software would be used, so I don't see how your comment is relevant. You are unaware of the numbers of m$ fans that pollute this list

Re: [libreoffice-users] HOW CAN I CONVERT A NUMBER IN LibreOffice CALC TO TEXT IN LibreOffice CALC?

2014-02-24 Thread e-letter
On 23/02/2014, Tanstaafl tansta...@libertytrek.org wrote: Tom, please do NOT CC me directly, I am on the list and certainly don't need to see your messages twice. On 2014-02-22 7:01 PM, Tom Davies tomc...@gmail.com wrote: As the User Support mailing list for a gateway project i think it's

Re: [libreoffice-users] Defending ODF against OOXML in the UK

2014-02-23 Thread e-letter
On 23/02/2014, Alexander Wilms f.alexander.wi...@gmail.com wrote: Hi everyone, I already posted this on the LibreOffice Google+ and Facebook pages, but there are probably quite a few people subscibed to this list who are not following either one. Despite the self-generated hype, not every

Re: [libreoffice-users] Open plain text with double-spacing

2014-02-20 Thread e-letter
On 20/02/2014, nicolai.ros...@gmail.com nicolai.ros...@gmail.com wrote: Exactly. As I said in my last message, I feed plain text into a LaTeX compiler. I want to edit LaTeX files in an environment with both (i) double-spaced lines, and (ii) serif fonts. No text editor I'm aware of can do

Re: [libreoffice-users] Open plain text with double-spacing

2014-02-19 Thread e-letter
On 19/02/2014, nicolai.ros...@gmail.com nicolai.ros...@gmail.com wrote: However, I couldn't get (ii). I tried to create a template in which the Preformatted Text style looks the way I want it to be, and then I made this template default. But LibreOffice Writer just ignores the default

[libreoffice-users] svg image format import bug

2014-02-18 Thread e-letter
Readers, A bug has been reported about the failure of LO to display text created with an svg image: https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=32248 Can anyone please confirm this occurs in the latest stable version of LO writer? -- To unsubscribe e-mail to:

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: svg image format import bug

2014-02-18 Thread e-letter
On 18/02/2014, Pedro pedl...@gmail.com wrote: Confirmed on 4.1 and 4.2 branch. Apparently this doesn't happen with all svg files. And inserting an svg with text within a document isn't a problem either. To clarify, the scenario is creating an svg image and adding a text node _within_ that

Re: [libreoffice-users] status of Microsoft Office compliance with ODF support?

2014-02-14 Thread e-letter
On 14/02/2014, M. Fioretti mfiore...@nexaima.net wrote: Greetings, here is the question, you're welcome to pass it around as much as you see fit: what is the ACTUAL, current status of Microsoft Office compliance with support for the OpenDocument Format? Is there something specific that

Re: [libreoffice-users] Neat Writer Feature -- Relative Font Sizes

2014-02-13 Thread e-letter
On 13/02/2014, Virgil Arrington cuyfa...@hotmail.com wrote: Ahh, control. That's one of the reasons I like LO; it gives me control over *everything*. By comparison, when I've used LaTeX, I've been overcome by the Not convinced. beautiful results, but the trade-off is that I lose control.

Re: [libreoffice-users] Neat Writer Feature -- Relative Font Sizes

2014-02-13 Thread e-letter
On 13/02/2014, Virgil Arrington cuyfa...@hotmail.com wrote: e-letter wrote, What control is lost in latex? Fair question, and I probably should have worded it better. Yes, with LaTeX, you can control everything, but (at least in my experience) the learning curve to gain that control can

Re: [libreoffice-users] how to tell m$ about ods formula behaviour failure

2014-02-07 Thread e-letter
On 07/02/2014, Dennis E. Hamilton dennis.hamil...@acm.org wrote: I no longer follow these lists, so I'm of limited help. If gnumeric produces an ods file, Excel 2013 should attempt to read it. However, the format you gave as an example is not ODF and I am doubtful. I don't have gnumeric, so

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: low traffic lately?

2014-02-06 Thread e-letter
On 05/02/2014, Felmon Davis dav...@union.edu wrote: That doesn't mean they can't/shouldn't learn. I wholly concur that top-posting is a scourge and especially if the post is not trimmed; sometimes I just skip posts since I cannot figure out what in the long tail of to and fro the poster is

Re: [libreoffice-users] Truce

2014-02-06 Thread e-letter
On 06/02/2014, Peter West li...@pbw.id.au wrote: When I see someone hinting, suggesting, urging or just plain bullying a top-poster to reform his or her bad habits, I'll buy in. And of course, you can do the same thing if the shoe is on the other foot. At least we have an admission: it's a

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: low traffic lately?

2014-02-06 Thread e-letter
On 05/02/2014, Peter West li...@pbw.id.au wrote: On 6/02/2014 5:31 am, Robert Holtzman wrote: On Wed, Feb 05, 2014 at 01:37:52PM +, Tom Davies wrote: Bottom posting requires a ton of extra work such as trimming and such which office workers really do not have time for. Trimming is a

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: low traffic lately?

2014-02-06 Thread e-letter
On 06/02/2014, pete nikolic pg.nikol...@gmail.com wrote: On Wed, 5 Feb 2014 13:37:52 + Tom Davies tomc...@gmail.com wrote: Hi :) Such attitude is dying out. Modern devices almost entirely force people into top-posting and almost all people new to mailing-lists will have no idea about

Re: [libreoffice-users] how to tell m$ about ods formula behaviour failure

2014-02-06 Thread e-letter
] Sent: Wednesday, January 23, 2013 05:20 To: LibreOffice Subject: Re: [libreoffice-users] how to tell m$ about ods formula behaviour failure e-letter wrote: after opening in m$ excel 2010 (yes, m$ can open ods spreadsheets, so use that format please!!!) , the formulas were lost, leaving only

Re: [libreoffice-users] how to tell m$ about ods formula behaviour failure

2014-02-06 Thread e-letter
On 06/02/2014, e-letter inp...@gmail.com wrote: As an alternative, can anyone confirm if formulae are kept in xml formatted spreadsheets, for example of gnumeric or LO calc xml spreadsheets are imported by m$? For example simple formula from gnumeric: ... gnm:Cells gnm:Cell

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: LibreOffice 'deployment'

2014-02-05 Thread e-letter
On 05/02/2014, Marcello Romani mrom...@ottotecnica.com wrote: For the record, I've been a happy user of soffice even before the 1.0 release (I started being happy right after they dictched that awful desktop-over-desktop Start Office thing ;-) I miss that! :) And starmail too... -- To

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: low traffic lately?

2014-02-04 Thread e-letter
On 04/02/2014, anne-ology lagin...@gmail.com wrote: exactly; logic seems to be missing in some folks ;-) Here we go again... From: Peter West li...@pbw.id.au Date: Mon, Feb 3, 2014 at 5:58 PM Subject: Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: low traffic lately? To:

Re: [libreoffice-users] diff of 2 docx files

2014-02-04 Thread e-letter
On 04/02/2014, Peter West li...@pbw.id.au wrote: If you write the files out as .fodt (Flat XML) files from within LO, you will have straight XML files to compare. Beyond that, you could get the tika-app.jar from the Apache Tika project, which will let you extract plain text from the .fodt

Re: [libreoffice-users] Where is the documentation for soffice command line execution?

2014-01-29 Thread e-letter
On 29/01/2014, Peter West li...@pbw.id.au wrote: There are plenty of snippets on the web about using soffice command line for document conversion, for example, but I cannot find documentation. Looking for 'soffice' in the LO help file yields no results. Anyone have any idea? The output from

Re: [libreoffice-users] Docx

2014-01-29 Thread e-letter
On 29/01/2014, Qusai Al Haddad qusai.alhad...@gmail.com wrote: Dear Support, When liberOffice will support .docx 2010/2013 MS Office document. Please ask m$ when m$o will support 2014 odt document. http://www.mail-archive.com/users@global.libreoffice.org/msg36224.html

[libreoffice-users] stall error, access taskjuggler report

2014-01-22 Thread e-letter
Readers, Is anyone experiencing an error when opening a taskjuggler html report? Writer fails to open such files, stalling and no error reported in the command terminal. -- To unsubscribe e-mail to: users+unsubscr...@global.libreoffice.org Problems?

Re: [libreoffice-users] mail format

2014-01-19 Thread e-letter
On 19/01/2014, doug dmcgarr...@optonline.net wrote: On 01/18/2014 06:32 PM, Peter West wrote: On 19 Jan 2014, at 6:12 am, Doug dmcgarr...@optonline.net wrote: (As an editor of a small (~1000 circulation) newsletter, it is important to me to use standards which are available and in common use

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: What's syntax of xforms Edit Element Constraint Condition?

2014-01-18 Thread e-letter
On 17/01/2014, Alex Thurgood alex.thurg...@gmail.com wrote: Le 17/01/2014 12:04, e-letter a écrit : Hi, Anyone aware of the ability to use writer xforms with an xml database, i.e. to avoid an SQL database system? Not that I know of, my understanding was that you needed a server

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: What's syntax of xforms Edit Element Constraint Condition?

2014-01-17 Thread e-letter
On 14/10/2013, Larry Evans cppljev...@suddenlink.net wrote: https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/images/e/e3/WG4015-UsingFormsInWriter.pdf Other's might find them useful. Yes, thanks. Anyone aware of the ability to use writer xforms with an xml database, i.e. to avoid an SQL database system?

Re: [libreoffice-users] failing case for .docx import

2014-01-10 Thread e-letter
On 07/01/2014, Kevin Buchs kevin.buchs.j...@gmail.com wrote: I've got a good example of a failure with a docx import for a document someone sent me created with MS Word. I'd be happy to submit it to someone at LO who could make use of it. The import is completely missing the text on the single

[libreoffice-users] new campaign suggestion; reciprocal bug reporting to m$

2014-01-10 Thread e-letter
Readers, It is personally tiresome to constantly read: I received an m$ file, LO can't read it; and I used LO to create an m$ formatted file but the m$ recipient can't see it, etc.. A suggestion. For each of the above scenarios, let us inundate m$ with reciprocal reports of: I saved my m$o

Re: [libreoffice-users] immediate rename of command line converted documents

2014-01-10 Thread e-letter
On 09/01/2014, James Knott james.kn...@rogers.com wrote: e-letter wrote: If a m$ document is stored on a public web server (E.g. http://path.to.document.com/file.doc), is it possible to change directly the name of the converted file which is created in the local directory? Otherwise, 'mv' can

[libreoffice-users] immediate rename of command line converted documents

2014-01-09 Thread e-letter
Readers, If a m$ document is stored on a public web server (E.g. http://path.to.document.com/file.doc), is it possible to change directly the name of the converted file which is created in the local directory? Otherwise, 'mv' can be used after conversion, but it would be able to rename within the

Re: [libreoffice-users] Ask

2014-01-04 Thread e-letter
On 03/01/2014, Paweł Piliszek p...@poliamid.com.pl wrote: Hello everybody, Mr Florian Effenberger advice me to write on this e-mail address so here I am:) I have a question about possibility to improve into Libre Office something what is called waterfall plot (In QtiPlot program). It is a

Re: [libreoffice-users] with styles, is not master document functionality unnecessary+

2013-12-19 Thread e-letter
On 18/12/2013, Gabriel Risterucci cleyf...@gmail.com wrote: Master document are not only about sharing styles (in fact, I never saw them in this light), it's about splitting your work in easily manageable smaller files. I don't even know why having styles would concern having the possibility

[libreoffice-users] with styles, is not master document functionality unnecessary+

2013-12-18 Thread e-letter
Readers, Suppose a collection of documents each about 100kb size. What is the benefit of using master document function (presumably a gratuitous copy of m$), when styles function is available in LO? Surely it would be more stable and easier to manage if these files were imported into one new

[libreoffice-users] multiple file import

2013-12-18 Thread e-letter
Readers, Is there a way to import multiple files into a new document? The existing function only allows multiples files to be imported successively, which is inefficient. If a directory contains file1 file2 file3 it would be beneficial to be able to select all files in the import dialogue

Re: [libreoffice-users] font liberation sans narrow, small capitals

2013-12-06 Thread e-letter
On 04/12/2013, Virgil Arrington cuyfa...@hotmail.com wrote: I just tried it with mine. Selecting small caps turns *lower case* letters into small upper case letters. It does *not* change upper case letters into smaller upper case letters. Yes, did not realise this behaviour, which is

[libreoffice-users] font liberation sans narrow, small capitals

2013-12-04 Thread e-letter
Readers, If a document font style is set to 'liberation sans narrow' and the font effect 'small capitals' is applied (e.g. 'ABC'), there is no visible change. It appears that the style of the font is capitals in a smaller height, in which case this font effect is not necessary. Or, the font

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: moving to new version of MS Office

2013-12-03 Thread e-letter
On 30/11/2013, Pedro pedl...@gmail.com wrote: Hi Doug, all doug-2 wrote If you save your file in .doc 1997~2000 (or 1997~2003) every program will be able to open it. Never use .docx. IMHO the only way to change this is to send ODF files and ask the users at the other end to install a

Re: [libreoffice-users] Exporting Impress Slide Show

2013-11-19 Thread e-letter
On 18/11/2013, Dave Liesse dslie...@liessefamily.net wrote: 2. Saved as .pps file. Copied presentation and audio file directory -- pathing kept intact -- to thumb drive. 3. Open .pps file on another computer that doesn't have LibreOffice installed. Slide show runs, music does not play.

Re: [libreoffice-users] Feature Request - Categories for special characters

2013-11-14 Thread e-letter
On 13/11/2013, Steve Gruspier s...@alfred.edu wrote: Hello: I was wondering if this was the place to request a feature. I was Perhaps as discussion, then submit via bugzilla. thinking the Special Character section is very cluttered. My feature request is a setting that would narrow

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

2013-11-14 Thread e-letter
On 14/11/2013, Sunil Agrawal su...@armor5.com wrote: Hi Jay, Thanks for the response. I am using Linux and tried LO 3.5 and 4.0 but same behavior. I want to share the doc and the recipient might not have LO hence the need to convert to PDF. On Thu, Nov 14, 2013 at 7:31 AM, Jay Lozier

Re: [libreoffice-users] presentation question

2013-11-13 Thread e-letter
On 13/11/2013, June Newman j...@binmail.net wrote: I have libreoffice installed on a mac with os x 10.8. If I prepare a presentation and put it on a flash drive, will it play on a windows computer. I don't have the right adapter to connect to a digital projector, and need to use a

[libreoffice-users] impress default view

2013-11-13 Thread e-letter
Readers, Whenever an impress file is opened (e.g. enter 'http://www.taskjuggler.org/download/TaskJuggler-Workshop.sxi' in the 'load url' toolbar option), the LO window opens automatically undesirable toolbars ('line and filling', 'presentation') and panes ('task', 'slide'). Is there a

Re: [libreoffice-users] Using_LibreOffice_in_a_Web_Browser

2013-11-13 Thread e-letter
On 16/02/2013, Luuk luu...@gmail.com wrote: Where can i get more info on 'Using_LibreOffice_in_a_Web_Browser' i found this link: https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/Using_LibreOffice_in_a_Web_Browser What is the planning with this web-enabled stuff? What is wrong with using webdav? -- To

Re: [libreoffice-users] Using_LibreOffice_in_a_Web_Browser

2013-11-13 Thread e-letter
On 13/11/2013, Luuk luu...@gmail.com wrote: On 13-11-2013 18:31, e-letter wrote: What is wrong with using webdav? LOL, good question, but did you really need 9 month to come up with this question? ;) :) I shall blame the other recent replies to this post which were in the latest digest

Re: [libreoffice-users] major issues

2013-11-09 Thread e-letter
On 08/11/2013, Bekor Adams bekorad...@gmail.com wrote: Hello when i try to save a invoice as *Microsoft excel*https://www.google.com/search?biw=1440bih=772q=microsoft+excelspell=1sa=Xpsj=1ei=gxR5UvXTC_PTsASh1YHwBAved=0CCgQvwUoAA2007/2010 document it changes it to this below . I have looked

Re: [libreoffice-users] Creating LibreOffice Calc document from XML (or some other file?)

2013-11-03 Thread e-letter
On 03/11/2013, Mario Splivalo ma...@splivalo.hr wrote: Hi, all. Once in the past I stumbled upon a blog where owner explained how one can create a Calc document from the data that's in the XML file. I'm not sure if XML contained only the data which then populated the Calc template, or the

Re: [libreoffice-users] Engaging Users in the LibreOffice Project

2013-11-01 Thread e-letter
On 01/11/2013, Charles-H. Schulz charles.sch...@documentfoundation.org wrote: But when we come to think of it, these people started somewhere, one day, to contribute, and while they all have their own reasons, we (the people in charge of marketing) thought that everybody has the ability to

Re: [libreoffice-users] Huge security bugs

2013-10-29 Thread e-letter
On 28/10/2013, Jan tumetuestumefaisdub...@gmail.com wrote: Today in good faith I downloaded and for trial your Libre Office pack. The fact that to date, you have failed to answer _any_ of the questions made by others, suggests that your original post was totally unjustified. Had you made such

Re: [libreoffice-users] docx problems

2013-10-26 Thread e-letter
On 25/10/2013, baldwin linguas baldwinling...@gmail.com wrote: It's ruining my business. I'm losing clients, losing money, and I have a family to feed. And I don't know what to do about it. OpenOffice won't write to .docx, and LibreOffice messes them up. Perhaps you should compare the

Re: [libreoffice-users] Document conversion problems

2013-10-25 Thread e-letter
On 24/10/2013, Kai Moonbourn epimetr...@fastmail.fm wrote: I want to use a headless LibreOffice install for document conversion (using jodconverter, unless there is a better alternative), but right now there's a couple problems: Why use jodconverter? What is wrong with LO, e.g.: libreoffice

Re: [libreoffice-users] LibreOffice 4 - Crashes handling frames...

2013-10-18 Thread e-letter
On 16/10/2013, Christoph Mueller cmuel...@dm-technologies.com wrote: Hello, I just upgraded from LibreOffice 3.4 (I know, a bit late, but I am conservative). LibreOffice 3.4 always was a reliable choice both for writing books and other documents. However, it also sometimes crashed But

Re: [libreoffice-users] Retrieve a specific message from the ML

2013-10-15 Thread e-letter
On 15/10/2013, Ady ady...@hotmail.com wrote: Assuming your are referring to digest mode, all is correct. Sometimes the delay to receive the retrieved message is quite long ( 10 minutes at a guess). No, I'm not referring to digest mode. I am referring to nomail mode, and then retrieving

Re: [libreoffice-users] downloaded .doc file will only open as read-only

2013-10-14 Thread e-letter
On 28/09/2013, Michael Hartigan michael.harti...@gmail.com wrote: I have a job application in .doc format, which LibreOffice will only open in read-only mode. I need to fill in the fields and send it back to my prospective employer in .doc format. I have checked the file properties and it is

Re: [libreoffice-users] Retrieve a specific message from the ML

2013-10-14 Thread e-letter
On 13/10/2013, Ady ady...@hotmail.com wrote: Hello, I am trying to retrieve a specific message from the mailing list (so to reply to it), by sending an empty message to users+ge...@global.libreoffice.org as per the help from users+h...@global.libreoffice.org . I have already sent a

Re: [libreoffice-users] Retrieve a specific message from the ML

2013-10-14 Thread e-letter
On 14/10/2013, e-letter inp...@gmail.com wrote: On 13/10/2013, Ady ady...@hotmail.com wrote: Hello, I am trying to retrieve a specific message from the mailing list (so to reply to it), by sending an empty message to users+ge...@global.libreoffice.org as per the help from users+h

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: Feature Request: Lack of Outliner Functionality a Deal Breaker for Me

2013-10-13 Thread e-letter
On 13/10/2013, CougarB couga...@gmail.com wrote: I took a look at Leo, Jedit, and OPML, and frankly, none of them are as convenient as M$ Word. I'm using Word as both a word processor and an outliner, and it's extremely convenient to be working on a document as an outline, then move over to a

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: Feature Request: Lack of Outliner Functionality a Deal Breaker for Me

2013-10-13 Thread e-letter
On 13/10/2013, CougarB couga...@gmail.com wrote: I just got an email from someone who took notes at the same meeting as me. However, she brainstormed an entirely new direction, which was our agreement. Combining the two emails and breaking up every paragraph into separate points yielded 35

Re: [libreoffice-users] Feature Request: Lack of Outliner Functionality a Deal Breaker for Me

2013-10-12 Thread e-letter
On 10/10/2013, CougarB couga...@gmail.com wrote: I used outlining as my main method of work when a full-time technical writer in the 90s (e.g., Fujitsu Software in San Jose). While working for a java house, I was so influenced by the negative developer reactions to MS, that I've been wishing

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: odt fodt conversion warning message

2013-09-23 Thread e-letter
On 21/09/2013, julien2412 serval2...@yahoo.fr wrote: Hi Nabbler, What LO version do you use? I don't find any odfflatxmlimport.xslt file neither in my LO install nor in Opengrok. (see http://opengrok.libreoffice.org/search?q=project=coredefs=refs=path=odfflatxmlimport.xslthist=) Do not know

Re: [libreoffice-users] Table Breaks in Writer

2013-09-08 Thread e-letter
-- Forwarded message -- From: e-letter inp...@gmail.com Date: Sun, 8 Sep 2013 08:49:34 +0100 Subject: Re: [libreoffice-users] Table Breaks in Writer To: Robert Burnett r...@artl.org.uk Cc: users@global.libreoffice.org On 07/09/2013, Robert Burnett r...@artl.org.uk wrote: Problem

[libreoffice-users] odt fodt conversion warning message

2013-09-06 Thread e-letter
Readers, An odt document was converted to the fodt format using the menu bar 'save as' option. Why is the option fodt listed nearest to the bottom, after m$ (?!), starwriter, text, html, aportisdoc ??? Native odf must be treated with greater respect and higher priority! LO is not an m$ clone!

Re: [libreoffice-users] Book-writing with Writer

2013-08-16 Thread e-letter
On 14/08/2013, Virgil Arrington cuyfa...@hotmail.com wrote: display graphics, it's not very elegant. I've found that books with anything more than a stream of text create issues for the Kindle. Thankfully there are a multitude of other devices available with the better advantage of epub

Re: [libreoffice-users] Book-writing with Writer

2013-08-14 Thread e-letter
On 13/08/2013, Virgil Arrington cuyfa...@hotmail.com wrote: I just did a couple experiments with LO and Writer2epub. I tried converting the entire 390 page Getting Started book to EPUB. It choked. I then tried doing the same with just the 18 page introduction. Same result. No EPUB output file

Re: [libreoffice-users] MS file compatibility in 4.0+ - comments in .doc

2013-08-14 Thread e-letter
On 13/08/2013, Rogier F. van Vlissingen vlisc...@gmail.com wrote: Ever since 4.0 I have had increasing problems with file compatibility with MSO... Consider this a blessing is disguise; the primary use of LO is to create and increase the quantity of odf documents, not to be a free m$ clone.

Re: [libreoffice-users] Alfresco integration

2013-08-14 Thread e-letter
On 06/08/2013, Josh Bitto jbi...@onlineschool.ca wrote: I'm using 4.2.c community of Alfresco and I'm having an issue where viewing a spreadsheet file in preview only shows it in portrait. I'm wondering if it possible to show in landscape. I've touched base in the Alfresco forums and another

Re: [libreoffice-users] Libreoffice no mail client.

2013-07-05 Thread e-letter
On 02/07/2013, Sajan Parikh sa...@noppix.com wrote: Opera have also just announced recently that they will be releasing a standalone mail client as well, with Linux support. At the time of announcement early builds for Windows and Macs were available and Linux was coming soon. Useful to

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: user support options

2013-06-12 Thread e-letter
On 10/06/2013, wyattbiker wyattbi...@gmail.com wrote: Just as a suggestion. LibreOffice should convert to using normal forums. Lists confuse people and dont want to get every single post. Personally, no thanks. If you don't want all messages, read the web pages instructions about mailing

Re: [libreoffice-users] disable save as in odt document

2013-06-12 Thread e-letter
On 11/06/2013, Vieri rentor...@yahoo.com wrote: Not really, Tom. It may sound crazy to some but it doesn't to me. It all depends on what you need to achieve. In my case, we're generating odt docs in a webdav repository and serving them to LO clients. We want the clients to always save to the

Re: [libreoffice-users] Seeking for list moderators

2013-05-10 Thread e-letter
On 08/05/2013, Sigrid Carrera sigrid.carr...@gmail.com wrote: Hi, On 8 May 2013 08:41, e-letter inp...@gmail.com wrote: On 04/05/2013, Sigrid Carrera sigrid.carr...@gmail.com wrote: Hi Tom, On 4 May 2013 18:47, Tom Davies tomdavie...@yahoo.co.uk wrote: Hi :) That is a very

[libreoffice-users] spreadsheet cell date format behaviour failure

2013-05-08 Thread e-letter
Readers, Please review bug 36175 and confirm (or not) if the behaviour reported is also observed personally; thanks: https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=36175#c8 -- To unsubscribe e-mail to: users+unsubscr...@global.libreoffice.org Problems?

Re: [libreoffice-users] Seeking for list moderators

2013-05-08 Thread e-letter
On 04/05/2013, Sigrid Carrera sigrid.carr...@gmail.com wrote: Hi Tom, On 4 May 2013 18:47, Tom Davies tomdavie...@yahoo.co.uk wrote: Hi :) That is a very generous offer but i suspect you would have more fun and be more useful in other areas of the project!! That is your opinion. But I

Re: [libreoffice-users] Compatibility LO/MSO

2013-05-08 Thread e-letter
On 07/05/2013, Milos Sramek sramek.mi...@gmail.com wrote: Hi, thank you all for your answers. In fact I take part in a larger scale testing of interoperability of formats, since open source software is currently considered by Slovak administration as and alternative to the standard MS

[libreoffice-users] prevent automatic reduction of fractions

2013-04-13 Thread e-letter
Readers, Is it possible to prevent calc from automatic reduction of fractions? For example for a cell formatted as data type 'fraction': 10/30 becomes 1/3. How to stop this behaviour, so that '10/30' remains the values in the cell? -- LO35 -- For unsubscribe instructions e-mail to:

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

2013-02-24 Thread e-letter
Readers, Rumours (kool-aid for the internet!) abound that m$ considering office 2014 for gnu/linux. Any substance anyone? Nice competition for LO? -- For unsubscribe instructions e-mail to: users+h...@global.libreoffice.org Problems?

Re: [libreoffice-users] Hidden field in bibliography

2013-02-22 Thread e-letter
On 21/02/2013, John Talbut j...@dpets.co.uk wrote: Hello, I am finding my way around using the bibliography facility in writer and I am coming across one or two issues. Here is one. You are making a big mistake trying to use LO, and word-processors in general, with a high quality

Re: [libreoffice-users] .docx documents with graphic, not opening correctly

2013-02-20 Thread e-letter
On 19/02/2013, upscope upsc...@nwi.net wrote: Both of the above LO versions have the problem. I can open a .docx document if it is all text with no problems. If the document like a new letter I get in .docx format is opened the graphics are missing, or partically there or off set from

[libreoffice-users] another m$ error copied by LO?

2013-02-19 Thread e-letter
Readers, Advance warning: for statisticians. There is an interesting thread of posts in the R mailing list, about comparison between 'nls' and 'power trend line': http://www.mail-archive.com/r-help@r-project.org/msg192684.html Is this m$ error repeated in LO calc? -- For unsubscribe

Re: [libreoffice-users] Save as doc crashes LO

2013-02-14 Thread e-letter
On 13/02/2013, steveedmonds steve.edmo...@ptglobal.com wrote: Hi. Saving a writer document as .doc crashes my LO on OpenSuse. Could someone please try on 4.0 and if it persists I will file a bug. perf_calc_translations.odt

Re: [libreoffice-users] Bug 60390 - FILEOPEN: Cannot open particular document

2013-02-12 Thread e-letter
On 12/02/2013, C. H. D. webofht-libreoffice...@yahoo.com.hk wrote: Hello! Yes, my Microsoft Office is legal. (Just happened that many other people use it.) I think it is an interoperability issue. If you are very concerned about interoperability, you should be contacting m$ and ask them

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: MS Excel file macros cause infinite loop of errors

2013-02-11 Thread e-letter
On 11/02/2013, todd.e.moore todd.e.mo...@gmail.com wrote: Originally I posted under my todd.mo...@dynamicsystemsinc.com account.Unfortunately, I need the macros enabled. The spreadsheet is developed by another company and includes features/functions that we must use to properly submit

Re: [libreoffice-users] Bug 60390 - FILEOPEN: Cannot open particular document

2013-02-11 Thread e-letter
On 11/02/2013, C. H. D. webofht-libreoffice...@yahoo.com.hk wrote: Hello! I cannot open a particular file in LibreOffice, but I can open it in Microsoft Office. Good for you; your copy of m$ is legal? I would appreciate it if you take a look.

Re: [libreoffice-users] Find out a name of inserted image in Impress

2013-02-11 Thread e-letter
On 10/02/2013, v...@ukr.net v...@ukr.net wrote: So, I do not remember which slide contained which image or video. How can I find out the name of the inserted image or video file? Use the navigator function. Select the option to view all shapes. In future, give each inserted image a unique

Re: [libreoffice-users] character kerning

2013-02-07 Thread e-letter
On 07/02/2013, webmaster-Kracked_P_P webmas...@krackedpress.com wrote: On 02/07/2013 01:37 AM, e-letter wrote: On 05/02/2013, webmaster-Kracked_P_P webmas...@krackedpress.com wrote: Since 'liberation serif' is a font that most people outside of the LO/Linux world would not be using, I think

Re: [libreoffice-users] character kerning

2013-02-06 Thread e-letter
On 05/02/2013, webmaster-Kracked_P_P webmas...@krackedpress.com wrote: Since 'liberation serif' is a font that most people outside of the LO/Linux world would not be using, I think you should look into a more common font used by publishing houses. I would look into changing the fonts used

[libreoffice-users] character kerning

2013-02-05 Thread e-letter
Readers, The classic text 'lorem ipsum...' shows how kerning of characters in writer is poor (compared to LaTeX anyway): Lorem ipsum dolor sit _amet_, consectetur adipisicing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua. Ut enim ad _minim_ _veniam_, quis nostrud

Re: [libreoffice-users] Navigation in Documents

2013-02-03 Thread e-letter
On 03/02/2013, Dennis E. Hamilton dennis.hamil...@acm.org wrote: Buttons for forward/back are not on the default Acrobat Reader toolbar, at least not on Windows, but they are there and can be added to the toolbar using the available customization dialogs. Out of curiosity, I just found out

Re: [libreoffice-users] Suggests

2013-02-03 Thread e-letter
On 03/02/2013, Roberta irobert...@gmail.com wrote: Can you make libreoffice's interface more similar to the office 2013 one's? No thank you. Can you stop complaining, open your wallet and buy m$??? Another thing... why doesn't artwork work on writer??? Why doesn't LO draw documents open in

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