[libreoffice-users] Re: Changing backgrounds on slides regularly

2012-09-10 Thread udippel
Thanks. Though I read your reply a good number of times and thought hard about it, I failed to see the difference of what I am currently doing now: select the next background. Okay, it is from a template. But it does not seem to address the salient point: I need to select the next background. And

[libreoffice-users] How do I save side panels layout in LibreOffice?

2012-09-10 Thread alci
When using LibreOffice, I like to have the navigator and the stylist panels open. But to save space, I need to have them on top of the other, not side by side. I can achieve that by using Ctrl + moving the panel where I want it to be. But when I re-open the application later, that setting is

[libreoffice-users] LibrreOffice 3.5.6

2012-09-10 Thread Chris Crofton-Sleigh
Hi I have just installed the latest version of LibreOffice to try it with a view to uninstalling MS Office later on if I find that LibreOffice is to my liking. However, I have come up against two hurdles: 1) I had thought to record a macro but clicking on Tools/Macro in LibreOffice Write reveals

Re: [libreoffice-users] LibrreOffice 3.5.6

2012-09-10 Thread Mirosław Zalewski
On 10/09/2012 at 15:19, Chris Crofton-Sleigh chris.c...@btinternet.com wrote: 1) I had thought to record a macro but clicking on Tools/Macro in LibreOffice Write reveals that there is no menu option for recording a macro even though the Help facility says there is. You must go Tools →

Re: [libreoffice-users] LibrreOffice 3.5.6

2012-09-10 Thread Dan Lewis
On 09/10/2012 09:19 AM, Chris Crofton-Sleigh wrote: Hi I have just installed the latest version of LibreOffice to try it with a view to uninstalling MS Office later on if I find that LibreOffice is to my liking. However, I have come up against two hurdles: snip because another person answered

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: Date will not format or sort when imported into calc (ods)

2012-09-10 Thread Paul D. Mirowsky
I am beginning to realize that the input files are consistent with themselves. The problem is not being able to define an import format, so as to attain the same result every time. I use several different data acquisition hardware resulting in 4 different formats of data. Only one file

RE: [libreoffice-users] LibrreOffice 3.5.6

2012-09-10 Thread V Stuart Foote
On Mon 9/10/2012 9:37 AM, Dan Lewis wrote: What we both need is for someone who uses Windows 64 bit to tell us how you can obtain 32 bit Java. (I use Linux.) Use these direct Oracle Java SE Runtime download links and select the 32-bit version appropriate for your OS, for LibreOffice you'll

[libreoffice-users] Re: Was Re: Date will not format or sort when imported into calc (ods) - Databases vs Spreadsheets

2012-09-10 Thread JAMES MAJESKI
The following is a reply to my query from a private source: Data bases are for fixed data columns and standardized input methods and require manipulation by sql type query tools. Unless you are getting automatic feeds of significant amounts of data from your world wide operations I don't see what

[libreoffice-users] Re: LibrreOffice 3.5.6

2012-09-10 Thread Andreas Säger
Am 10.09.2012 16:37, Dan Lewis wrote: What operating system are you using? Is it 32 bit or 64 bit? What version of Java are you using? (1.7 or 1.6.)? Is it 32 bit or 64 bit? Basic macros, Python macros and the macro recorder work without any Java. -- For unsubscribe instructions

[libreoffice-users] Re: Date will not format or sort when imported into calc (ods)

2012-09-10 Thread JAMES MAJESKI
That seems a fair summary. Perhaps I included too much information and obfuscated the problem. -- View this message in context: http://nabble.documentfoundation.org/Date-will-not-format-or-sort-when-imported-into-calc-ods-tp4004907p4006606.html Sent from the Users mailing list archive at

[libreoffice-users] Re: Was Re: Date will not format or sort when imported into calc (ods) - Databases vs Spreadsheets

2012-09-10 Thread Andreas Säger
Am 10.09.2012 01:49, JAMES MAJESKI wrote: You are correct in that 12/31/12 is not ambiguous, but that is a special case. When each element is unique and without knowing the source preference, there are six different dates that may be generated from 10/11/12: 2010-11-12 2010-12-11 2011-10-12

[libreoffice-users] Re: Was Re: Date will not format or sort when imported into calc (ods) - Databases vs Spreadsheets

2012-09-10 Thread Andreas Säger
Am 10.09.2012 18:56, JAMES MAJESKI wrote: The following is a reply to my query from a private source: Data bases are for fixed data columns and standardized input methods and require manipulation by sql type query tools. Unless you are getting automatic feeds of significant amounts of data from

[libreoffice-users] Problem with spreadsheet not pasting

2012-09-10 Thread James Howells
I have a spreadsheet , which has been working OK doing all the cacls / keeping the format of the cells etc. It has recently started prevent me pasting into the cells I have been choosing to show windows of e-mail invoices and the spreadsheet side by side - Windows 7 Then highlight and copy

Re: [libreoffice-users] Problem with spreadsheet not pasting

2012-09-10 Thread Steve Edmonds
On 11/09/12 6:15 AM, James Howells wrote: I have a spreadsheet , which has been working OK doing all the cacls / keeping the format of the cells etc. It has recently started prevent me pasting into the cells I have been choosing to show windows of e-mail invoices and the spreadsheet side

[libreoffice-users] Re: Was Re: Date will not format or sort when imported into calc (ods) - Databases vs Spreadsheets

2012-09-10 Thread Tinkerer
James CT2N is a Libre extension, not a file extension http://extensions.libreoffice.org/extension-center?getCategories=getCompatibility=anysort_on=positive_ratingspath=%2FLibreOffice-Extensions-and-Templates%2Fextension-centerportal_type=PSCProjectSearchableText=CT2N Load this into the Libre

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: Changing backgrounds on slides regularly

2012-09-10 Thread anne-ology
If you're referring to IMPRESS, then here are my suggestions: [#3 below may answer your question] (1) when creating a presentation, the background may be selected; if you wish to change this for some slides, then that can be done manually for that

[libreoffice-users] Re: calc - message in cell

2012-09-10 Thread IGraham
Apologies all for tardiness in replying I eventually went with the Data Validity suggestion triggered from a ? Symbol next to the relevant cell And I knew about the date layout bit - honest I did :) Thanks for the help Graham :-) - On 09/09/2012 12:39, Brian Barker