[libreoffice-users] problem adding image to .rtf file

2014-06-10 Thread Renato Pontefice
Hi, if i put a little .jlp image on any of my new file, the dimension incredibly grow. (i.e. a file with no text, and one image of 15 KB became 800 K :-( ) I work on: -win XP - Libreoffice 4.1.6 (i'm downloading 4.2.4) any Idea? TIA Renato -- To unsubscribe e-mail to:

Re: [libreoffice-users] Macros [or perhaps not] in Libre Calc

2014-06-10 Thread Tom Davies
Hi :) That might be a better route! The database route might be better if the wide-eyed-end-users were going to enter the data directly onto a computer such as a hand-held device or tablet or something. Sadly LIbreOffice does not yet work on hand-held devices but AndrOO does but i'm not sure if

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: Bug check - 4.2.4, editing Input fields is broken?

2014-06-10 Thread Tanstaafl
On 6/3/2014 9:58 AM, Sophie gautier.sop...@gmail.com wrote: I think that Charles is talking about this bug https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=75319 that behavior has been implemented because of the 68 requests in this one: https://issues.apache.org/ooo/show_bug.cgi?id=33737 If anyone

Re: [libreoffice-users] Calc File Print Options 'Use only paper size from printer preferences' - checking pref will not stick

2014-06-10 Thread Tanstaafl
On 5/2/2014 7:12 AM, Tanstaafl tansta...@libertytrek.org wrote: Libreoffice apparently has some long standing bugs when it comes to automatically handling paper sizes on the windows platform - point in case, its total failure when it comes to Tabloid printing on Windows (bug 65205, that I opened

Re: [libreoffice-users] problem adding image to .rtf file

2014-06-10 Thread Tom Davies
Hi ) Have you tried using the native Odf format instead? The Rtf format is a Microsoft proprietary format that never seemed to manage to achieve it's promises of interoperability. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rich_Text_Format#Criticism Apparently it even led to MS losing a court-case! MS then

Re: [libreoffice-users] Can't get leading zeros in Calc

2014-06-10 Thread Oogie McGuire
OK an update: The original spreadsheet is an export of a .XLS file from a Foxbase database on a Windows machine. Based on what I got I thought the data were stored as 4 digit numbers but in the database they are really 6 or more text characters. I needed to get it into an SQLite Database on

[libreoffice-users] Re: Can't get leading zeros in Calc

2014-06-10 Thread Luuk
On 10-6-2014 16:21, Oogie McGuire wrote: OK an update: The original spreadsheet is an export of a .XLS file from a Foxbase database on a Windows machine. Based on what I got I thought the data were stored as 4 digit numbers but in the database they are really 6 or more text characters. I

Re: [libreoffice-users] Macro's in Libre Calc

2014-06-10 Thread Tom Davies
Hi :) Ahh, i hadn't tried this either and this makes much more sense to me. So it looks like there are many ways of dodging the need for a macro and that helps keep the document flexible for the future. Regards from Tom :) On 10 June 2014 06:08, Andrew Douglas Pitonyak and...@pitonyak.org

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: Error 1304

2014-06-10 Thread Tom Davies
Hi :) Sorry you haven't had any responses earlier! The error message appears to be a Windows one, from a quick google search but i got responses for Macs too. Can you empty the wastebin on your machine, go into your emailing system and empty the wastebin there too? Rebooting your machine is

[libreoffice-users] Default printer issues in Writer

2014-06-10 Thread musik7
I have an issue with one of my end users where Writer is not defaulting to the printer which is set as default in Windows. I have tried a number of things including reinstalling LibreOffice and reinstalling the printer. Initially, reinstalling the printer resolved the issue for about a day, but

Re: [libreoffice-users] Default printer issues in Writer

2014-06-10 Thread Mark Bourne
musik7 wrote: I have an issue with one of my end users where Writer is not defaulting to the printer which is set as default in Windows. I have tried a number of things including reinstalling LibreOffice and reinstalling the printer. Initially, reinstalling the printer resolved the issue for

Re: [libreoffice-users] Default printer issues in Writer

2014-06-10 Thread Brian A. Colucci
Greetings musik7! It would help if you could tell us what OS you are running on the user's system. *Brian* -- To unsubscribe e-mail to: users+unsubscr...@global.libreoffice.org Problems? http://www.libreoffice.org/get-help/mailing-lists/how-to-unsubscribe/ Posting guidelines + more:

[libreoffice-users] Re: Default printer issues in Writer

2014-06-10 Thread musik7
Sorry about that, this system is Windows 7 Ultimate, 32 bit. Mark- I sent the end user an email to have them test printing then saving to see if that keeps the settings, so I will let you know if that helps or not. I know that we have tried printing and closing/re-opening the files, and it

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: Default printer issues in Writer

2014-06-10 Thread Dave Liesse
Is the user printing via Ctrl-P (or the menu equivalent) or by clicking on the shortcut icon? I've never seen the shortcut use anything other than the Windows default printer, but the long way does revert to the last printer chosen. Dave On 6/10/2014 14:59, musik7 wrote: Sorry about

Re: [libreoffice-users] Default printer issues in Writer

2014-06-10 Thread Steve Edmonds
On 2014-06-11 09:26, Mark Bourne wrote: musik7 wrote: I have an issue with one of my end users where Writer is not defaulting to the printer which is set as default in Windows. I have tried a number of things including reinstalling LibreOffice and reinstalling the printer. Initially,