[libreoffice-users] Ambiguous Calc cell status show

2012-10-14 Thread Viral Orpe
Hi :) I could not find a better line for SUBJECT, sorry! Background: I am copying a few numbers from a website generated .png in to Calc. These numbers are neither download_able nor copy-paste_able. They have to be manually seen in web browser  and typed in Calc. I typically tile the browser

[libreoffice-users] Re: Auto and Manual Spell do not work x

2012-10-14 Thread Lostsoul
Ok now what the crap; why are abiword documents being saved as adobi docs how do i fix that can t get anything right crap .   -  later --- On Sat, 10/13/12, Tom [via Document Foundation Mail Archive] ml-node+s969070n4013144...@n3.nabble.com wrote: From: Tom [via Document Foundation Mail

[libreoffice-users] Re: LibreOffice in MacWorld Australia

2012-10-14 Thread Andreas Säger
Am 14.10.2012 03:33, anne-ology wrote: but MSFT products are NOT cheap - their limited editions are included on new PCs due to some agreement BGates made with the manufacturers; once the trial version runs its course and/or the user desires more than the trial version offers they must

[libreoffice-users] Re: Auto and Manual Spell do not work x

2012-10-14 Thread Andreas Säger
Am 14.10.2012 10:10, Lostsoul wrote: Ok now what the crap; why are abiword documents being saved as adobi docs how do i fix that can t get anything right crap . - later I strongly recommend some computer crash curse. File name associations are free. There is nothing hard wired to

Re: [libreoffice-users] Ambiguous Calc cell status show

2012-10-14 Thread rost52
Viral, I can't comment on your request with the cursor but got an idea concerning typing numbers displayed in a png-file into calc. Did you consider already using an OCR SW to transfer your numbers into a copy-enabled data form? On 14.10.2012 15:45, Viral Orpe wrote: Hi :) I could not find a

[libreoffice-users] Re: Auto and Manual Spell do not work x

2012-10-14 Thread Lostsoul
Haha very funny that know one can tell me why word problems hate windows 7 never had any word programs hate vista so explain if you dare; you'd be the first why the word programs hate win 7 and why no one but no one has a fix; this i got to hear.   How do i turn off file extensions in

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: Auto and Manual Spell do not work x

2012-10-14 Thread Felmon Davis
On Sun, 14 Oct 2012, Lostsoul wrote: Haha very funny that know one can tell me why word problems hate windows 7 I think people have explained that 'word problems', that is, word-processors, do not hate Windows 7. unless I'm misremembering, several have indicated they are running

[libreoffice-users] Integer part of a number

2012-10-14 Thread Gilles SICHE
Hello, could anyone tell me which formula I should use for the integer part of a cell to be shown in another cell, and for the value of this cell to be changed, since, for example, 5,77 would become equal to 5? When finding out who won in an election, if one group or party gets a result of 5,28,

[libreoffice-users] Re: Auto and Manual Spell do not work _ _

2012-10-14 Thread Lostsoul
  Ok why have i never had a word problem with vista but since i have had win 7 64 bit for 2 months now on a lap top; Asus to be exact i can t get any word programs spell / grammer check to work for me yet ?  ?     Seems like spell check works with one word then a second word but can t

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: Auto and Manual Spell do not work _ _

2012-10-14 Thread Felmon Davis
On Sun, 14 Oct 2012, Lostsoul wrote:   Ok why have i never had a word problem with vista but since i have had win 7 64 bit for 2 months now on a lap top; Asus to be exact i can t get any word programs spell / grammer check to work for me yet ?  ?     Seems like spell check works

Re: [libreoffice-users] Integer part of a number

2012-10-14 Thread Dan Lewis
On 10/14/2012 05:20 AM, Gilles SICHE wrote: Hello, could anyone tell me which formula I should use for the integer part of a cell to be shown in another cell, and for the value of this cell to be changed, since, for example, 5,77 would become equal to 5? When finding out who won in an

Re: [libreoffice-users] Integer part of a number

2012-10-14 Thread Rolf Lochbühler
could anyone tell me which formula I should use for the integer part of a cell to be shown in another cell, The function you're probably looking for is INT(). Example: A1: 0.77 B1: =INT(A1) → 0 C1: =A1*2 → 1.54 D1: =B1*2 → 0 and for the value of this cell to be changed,

Re: [libreoffice-users] Ambiguous Calc cell status show

2012-10-14 Thread Viral Orpe
Hi :) Ideally, I would like to get rid of the dependency and do all the work, the web-site's and mine, from raw data to have timely results with better control on various parameters. However, in the meanwhile I can try your idea. What are the important softwares for OCR? I thought they

[libreoffice-users] how to delete an entire heading

2012-10-14 Thread rost52
I am using writer and need to revise a long document. There are longer text portions under one heading often with sub-headings. Is there way to delete an entire heading (heading line, heading number and all text and subheadings below) without having to select all across a few pages and then

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: Problem happen when import text with Chinese

2012-10-14 Thread M Henri Day
2012/10/14 NoOp gl...@sbcglobal.net On 10/11/2012 07:26 AM, scott0711 wrote: Thanks Tom: Ihe picture which i posted was made this afternoon, Taiwan time. Maybe i did not explain it clearly. The Libeoffice version is 3.6.2, and the encoding of Chinese is utf-8. No matter is utf-8,

Re: [libreoffice-users] Ambiguous Calc cell status show

2012-10-14 Thread Dan Lewis
Ubuntu has a program called Simple Scan. Very likely your Linux version will have a similar OCR. --Dan On 10/14/2012 07:00 AM, Viral Orpe wrote: Hi :) Ideally, I would like to get rid of the dependency and do all the work, the web-site's and mine, from raw data to have timely results

Re: [libreoffice-users] Ambiguous Calc cell status show

2012-10-14 Thread Viral Orpe
Hi Dan :) I could find Simple Scan under Applications/ Graphics. Thanks,  It is kind of stuck on the fact that I do not have a scanner. Also, couldn't find explicit mention of OCR, but I guess the menu chain Document - Scan - Text might be doing that. Seems there is some confusion here or

[libreoffice-users] Anyone know the reason why 3.5.7 has not come out - as per the schedule?

2012-10-14 Thread webmaster-Kracked_P_P
Does anyone know why LO 3.5.7 has not come out yet? The release schedule stated the 8th through the 14th. It is the 14th and I still do not see it listed anywhere other than RC2 version. I thought that there was almost no difference between RC1 and RC2 to the point that there should not

Re: [libreoffice-users] Ambiguous Calc cell status show

2012-10-14 Thread Tom Davies
Hi :) I think you are on the right path.  The programs often give you more and better options if you run it from the command-line.  The cute front-end deals with normal typical uses but the command-line tends to have let you access a bit more power.  To find out what it can do try (in this

Re: [libreoffice-users] Anyone know the reason why 3.5.7 has not come out - as per the schedule?

2012-10-14 Thread Tom Davies
Hi :) This list is not likely to know.  The devs list might know.  There seems to be a couple of devs on the marketing list sometimes if you want to avoid joining yet another list (i know you are on marketing too buddy :) ) Regards from Tom :)  --- On Sun, 14/10/12, webmaster-Kracked_P_P

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: Problem happen when import text with Chinese

2012-10-14 Thread Tom Davies
Hi :) At the top of each column is a greyish box with the columns reference number in it.  Similarly for each row.  Clicking on one selects the whole column, or row so you can format entire columns or rows at a time.  At the top-left corner above the top row and before the first column is an

Re: [libreoffice-users] how to delete an entire heading

2012-10-14 Thread Tom Davies
Hi :) Easiest way i can think of is just click at the beginning of the section to get the cursor there.  Then scroll to the end of the section and press Shift and click If your document has been entirely written in LO and uses sections or other fancy things then there might be other ways

[libreoffice-users] Re: how to delete an entire heading

2012-10-14 Thread Tinkerer
Put the cursor in the Header then right click, from the menu, choose, Remove Header. You then have a choice, Delete header, Delete Header and Text. Tink. -- View this message in context: http://nabble.documentfoundation.org/how-to-delete-an-entire-heading-tp4013210p4013288.html Sent from the

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: how to delete an entire heading

2012-10-14 Thread Tom Davies
Hi :) Wow!!  I like that! Regards from Tom :)  --- On Sun, 14/10/12, Tinkerer j_taylo...@btinternet.com wrote: From: Tinkerer j_taylo...@btinternet.com Subject: [libreoffice-users] Re: how to delete an entire heading To: users@global.libreoffice.org Date: Sunday, 14 October, 2012, 19:20 Put

[libreoffice-users] BASIC script how to read/write system files, like /dev/null in Linux

2012-10-14 Thread chaonis
I am trying to write scripts accessing the system files, such as /dev/ttyS0. If I use Open I got the error Device I/O error message. Are there any special function call needed to be done for the system files? User permission is good as I can access to the file using any other Linux commands.

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: Auto and Manual Spell do not work x

2012-10-14 Thread Tom Davies
Hi :) To get back to factory defaults and 'switch off' all Extensions just rename your User Profile.  Larry gave a link to help with that.  Here is another link that will one day be merged with the one Larry gave http://wiki.documentfoundation.org/Documentation/UserProfile Factory defaults are

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: LibreOffice in MacWorld Australia

2012-10-14 Thread Tom Davies
Hi :) 'Surprisingly' for something done by MS it doesn't quite work like that.  It only kinda works for some MS products, not all of them and even then you still get hassled and can't get updates.  Regards from Tom :)  --- On Sun, 14/10/12, Andreas Säger ville...@t-online.de wrote: From:

Re: [libreoffice-users] BASIC script how to read/write system files, like /dev/null in Linux

2012-10-14 Thread Tom Davies
Hi :) You did the right thing by posting to this list first but your question is waaay beyond the skills of most people on this list.  I think you need to copypaste your question to the devs list and maybe ask your own distro's devs too.  It might be worth also asking in the general GnuLinux

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: Auto and Manual Spell do not work x

2012-10-14 Thread Robert Burns
hum ok amazing how you say everything is mis set in windows never had a problem with vista so that begs the question why do libre and win 7 hate each other it should work like a snap dang it but doesn t .   Think i spotted something about spell check needing a red wavey line underlining words

[libreoffice-users] Re: Auto and Manual Spell do not work x

2012-10-14 Thread Larry Gusaas
--- On Sun, 10/14/12, Tom Daviestomdavie...@yahoo.co.uk wrote: Hi To get back to factory defaults and 'switch off' all Extensions just rename your User Profile. Larry gave a link to help with that. Here is another link that will one day be merged with the one Larry gave

[libreoffice-users] Re: Auto and Manual Spell do not work x

2012-10-14 Thread Lostsoul
  Amazing how win 7 has to be re set shouldn t have to be dang it;  will try once i figure out the geekie hard to follow instructions  -  later . . . --- On Sun, 10/14/12, Larry Gusaas [via Document Foundation Mail Archive] ml-node+s969070n4013317...@n3.nabble.com wrote: From: Larry Gusaas

Re: [libreoffice-users] From MS Word to Writer: keeping my styles, macros, toolbars from Normal.dot

2012-10-14 Thread anne-ology
a couple of suggestions: (1) choose LO as the default - in this way, these documents should open well in LO. (2) When you open these documents, 'save as' using the LO suffix. (3) do not delete MS Word. On Thu, Oct 11, 2012 at 4:43 AM, Kyla Robertson

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: From MS Word to Writer: keeping my styles, macros, toolbars from Normal.dot

2012-10-14 Thread anne-ology
why not just keep both programs on the machine ;-) On Thu, Oct 11, 2012 at 7:27 AM, Andreas Säger ville...@t-online.de wrote: Am 11.10.2012 11:43, Kyla Robertson wrote: Hello, I'm migrating from MS Word (Office 2002 !) to LibO Writer. In Word, my Normal.dot template contains

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: From MS Word to Writer: keeping my styles, macros, toolbars from Normal.dot

2012-10-14 Thread anne-ology
It works for me ;-) On Thu, Oct 11, 2012 at 11:08 AM, Tom Davies tomdavie...@yahoo.co.ukwrote: Hi :) Hmmm, i would try opening the template and then do File - Save As .. and save the document as an OpenDocument Format template. I'm not sure if it would work but it's got to be

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: From MS Word to Writer: keeping my styles, macros, toolbars from Normal.dot

2012-10-14 Thread anne-ology
and Snow White lives ;-) On Thu, Oct 11, 2012 at 12:59 PM, Tom Davies tomdavie...@yahoo.co.ukwrote: Hi :) And all the offices will close and money will cease to be important and there will be peace and happiness everywhere like Star Trek. Regards from Tom :) From: Andreas

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: From MS Word to Writer: keeping my styles, macros, toolbars from Normal.dot

2012-10-14 Thread anne-ology
and Henry Ford was building indestructible cars fueled with clean, efficient energy - all from a simple to grow plant; then the federal gov't stepped in at the behest of Rockefeller's oil industry and those factories were shut down. Supposedly the Dutch are now growing

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: From MS Word to Writer: keeping my styles, macros, toolbars from Normal.dot

2012-10-14 Thread anne-ology
I agree. On Sat, Oct 13, 2012 at 9:37 AM, Dr. R. O Stapf reinh...@stapf-online.comwrote: On 12.10.2012 01:36, Gordon Burgess-Parker wrote: On 11/10/12 13:27, Andreas Säger wrote: This is not a free clone of some other program. All it can do is loading .doc files fairly well.

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: LibreOffice in MacWorld Australia

2012-10-14 Thread anne-ology
MSFT does not list their bugs; they deny them ;-( On Sat, Oct 13, 2012 at 10:28 PM, Dr. R. O Stapf reinh...@stapf-online.comwrote: I have my still my doubts on graphics, but all the other remarks of Tom I fully agree. By the way is there a list of MSO bugs we can have a look at? I

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: Auto and Manual Spell do not work x

2012-10-14 Thread anne-ology
A simple solution is to always use 'save as' rather than 'save' - then you merely choose the desired suffix as well as the desired folder; with 'save', the computer does its own thing ;-) On Sun, Oct 14, 2012 at 3:27 AM, Andreas Säger ville...@t-online.de wrote: Am

[libreoffice-users] Re: Auto and Manual Spell do not work x

2012-10-14 Thread Lostsoul
Ok will try that but can i get a save doc switched over to save as and then choose a better format or maybe i ll try all saved as formats ? ? --- On Sun, 10/14/12, anne-ology [via Document Foundation Mail Archive] ml-node+s969070n4013327...@n3.nabble.com wrote: From: anne-ology [via

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: Auto and Manual Spell do not work x

2012-10-14 Thread anne-ology
yes, I agree. AND I could send him a step-by-step process BUT I was turned off by his foul language; if he asks again - and nicely - I'll respond to him. On Sun, Oct 14, 2012 at 3:55 AM, Felmon Davis dav...@union.edu wrote: On Sun, 14 Oct 2012, Lostsoul wrote:

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: Auto and Manual Spell do not work x

2012-10-14 Thread anne-ology
When you save the document, click on 'save as' rather than 'save' - when you see the boxes come up, choose the suffix desired, then choose the folder desired; simple. On Sun, Oct 14, 2012 at 6:06 PM, Lostsoul joyseyh...@yahoo.com wrote: Ok will try that but can i get a

[libreoffice-users] Re: Auto and Manual Spell do not work x . .

2012-10-14 Thread Lostsoul
You ve lost me you agree with what and where is what you think is   Foul Language   think i blinked and missed this Foul language .   Was just wondering aloud why libre likes some win 7 and doesn t work with other win 7 with out needing a bunch of win 7 re sets.   Still wondering if i can

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: Auto and Manual Spell do not work x . . .

2012-10-14 Thread Robert Burns
Ok trying saved  as but i see 6 choices so wondering whats the difference and which is better and does libre like one format above all ?     RTF /  Text ? Html /  MHT /  WPt  and   WPS  . . . --- On Sun, 10/14/12, anne-ology lagin...@gmail.com wrote: From: anne-ology

[libreoffice-users] Reality Check - Windows Java Accessibility API non-functional for ALL LibreOffice 3.6.x releases to date

2012-10-14 Thread V Stuart Foote
LibreOffice versions 3.6.0 and later have not correctly implemented the Java Access Bridge (JAB) modules used to expose the Java Accessibility API roles for Windows users. It took me a little while to work out the testing methods, but the Oracle test utilities JavaFerret-32 and

[libreoffice-users] Reality Check - Windows Java Accessibility API non-functional for ALL LibreOffice 3.6.x releases to date

2012-10-14 Thread V Stuart Foote
LibreOffice versions 3.6.0 and later have not correctly implemented the Java Access Bridge (JAB) modules used to expose the Java Accessibility API roles for Windows users. It took me a little while to work out the testing methods, but the Oracle test utilities JavaFerret-32 and JavaMonkey-32

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: Auto and Manual Spell do not work x

2012-10-14 Thread rost52
On 15.10.2012 08:09, anne-ology wrote: BUT I was turned off by his foul language; Well observed and expressed. I am sometimes wondering why people do not communicate about facts with words not causing bad feelings at others. Thus I can understand anne-ology's words if he asks again -

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: LibreOffice in MacWorld Australia

2012-10-14 Thread Dr. R. O Stapf
I did not want to express it that explicitly what you wrote is perfectly right.I am often wondering why some members of this forum complain so much about LO instead of exchanging information in non-inflicting-feelings-of-others words, which help other users to solve their

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: how to delete an entire heading

2012-10-14 Thread rost52
Tink, thanks for the hint but it doesn't work. I clicked in the header line. Right click menu opens but doesn't show a menu item: Remove (or similar) Is there a basic setting needed? Tom, could you successfully apply this method? On 15.10.2012 03:20, Tinkerer wrote: Put the cursor in the

[libreoffice-users] Re: Auto and Manual Spell do not work x

2012-10-14 Thread Lostsoul
This is getting silly so explain what bad feelings ? ? --- On Sun, 10/14/12, rosttyo [via Document Foundation Mail Archive] ml-node+s969070n4013337...@n3.nabble.com wrote: From: rosttyo [via Document Foundation Mail Archive] ml-node+s969070n4013337...@n3.nabble.com Subject: Re: Auto and

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: how to delete an entire heading

2012-10-14 Thread rost52
Steve, Thanks for pointing this out. I immediately tested also on the header (at the top of each page to be precise) and there too I could not apply Tink's suggestion. Let's see what will come later the day. On 15.10.2012 11:36, Steve Edmonds wrote: Hi. I think there may be a crossed wire

[libreoffice-users] Re: Auto and Manual Spell do not work x

2012-10-14 Thread Lostsoul
Ok whats going on now when i move my mouse about a blank page i get 5 lines to the right of the i line which is the pointer hope that makes sense; how do i end that ?  --- On Sun, 10/14/12, Tom [via Document Foundation Mail Archive] ml-node+s969070n4013298...@n3.nabble.com wrote: From: Tom

Re: [libreoffice-users] BASIC script how to read/write system files, like /dev/null in Linux

2012-10-14 Thread Thomas Taylor
On Sun, 14 Oct 2012 21:48:37 +0100 (BST) Tom Davies tomdavie...@yahoo.co.uk wrote: Hi :) You did the right thing by posting to this list first but your question is waaay beyond the skills of most people on this list.  I think you need to copypaste your question to the devs list and maybe

[libreoffice-users] Re: BASIC script how to read/write system files, like /dev/null in Linux

2012-10-14 Thread chaonis
I can work with any distro too, as long as it is proven doable in Linux . The LibreOffice version I am using is 3.5. But again, can use any other version. Thanks for the advise about posting to other forums. I am hoping Google Spider will carry this message to someone who knows the answer. --

Re: [libreoffice-users] BASIC script how to read/write system files, like /dev/null in Linux

2012-10-14 Thread Andrew Douglas Pitonyak
If you have trouble with these methods, then check out the SimpleFileAccess service. I have not tried it, but I am interested to know if it works. http://www.openoffice.org/api/docs/common/ref/com/sun/star/io/module-ix.html http://www.openoffice.org/udk/common/man/concept/streams.html On