[libreoffice-users] Re: Export as PDF in LO 3.5

2012-02-10 Thread Tinkerer
I am using a Mac, System 10.7.2 I suppose I could try a Log File to see what happened. Tink -- View this message in context: http://nabble.documentfoundation.org/Export-as-PDF-in-LO-3-5-tp3727436p3733690.html Sent from the Users mailing list archive at Nabble.com. -- For unsubscribe

[libreoffice-users] Re: Export as PDF in LO 3.5

2012-02-10 Thread Tinkerer
There is no need to look for a trace program. If you go into Utilities Console you can find a log of what happened. All the actions are timed. I have taken on something rather demanding at the moment, but I will try to do the Export PDF again when I find time. Tink. -- View this message in

[libreoffice-users] Export as PDF in LO 3.5

2012-02-08 Thread Tinkerer
Using Mac 10.7.2, Libre Office 3.5 I wish to write the Libre Office Guides as PDF files for insertion in IOS5, iPad. I try to Export to PDF but all I get is a Write error. Write2epub is no longer available and I have heard it cannot cope with formulas and graphics. I have tried converting other

[libreoffice-users] Re: Problem printing an .xls file

2012-01-27 Thread Tinkerer
It prints fine on my iMac using LO 3.5rc, with a Canon 4700 printer. All the lines are present and there is a 17mm margin on both sides. Tink. -- View this message in context: http://nabble.documentfoundation.org/Problem-printing-an-xls-file-tp3693933p3694406.html Sent from the Users mailing

[libreoffice-users] Re: Happy New Year all!

2012-01-01 Thread Tinkerer
Gérard Fargeot Brilliant! You made a good start to my New Year. A Happy New Year to you and all on here. Tink. -- View this message in context: http://nabble.documentfoundation.org/Happy-New-Year-all-tp3623969p3624791.html Sent from the Users mailing list archive at Nabble.com. -- For

[libreoffice-users] Re: Libre Office in IOS5?

2011-12-25 Thread Tinkerer
Krackedpress The iPad2 has 32GB of storage plus whatever you want to pay for in iCloud. I was not thinking of using USB sticks as you cannot connect them directly to an iPad. Transfers would be made through Sync or iCloud. The only problem I see is obtaining a version that will run on the IOS5

[libreoffice-users] Re: Unwanted horizontal white hairline rules in PDF in Mac Preview

2011-12-02 Thread Tinkerer
I have just viewed this in Adobe Acrobat and it is OK I imported it into Libre 3.4.4 on my iMac using Lion and found that the whole page is covered with a grid. The lines are vertical as well as horizontal. Tink -- View this message in context:

[libreoffice-users] Re: sum function in libreoffice calc doesn't seem to work

2011-11-04 Thread Tinkerer
Get the Extension CT2N, which is convert text2 Numbers. You only jump through one loop then. Tink. -- View this message in context: http://nabble.documentfoundation.org/sum-function-in-libreoffice-calc-doesn-t-seem-to-work-tp1839208p3481046.html Sent from the Users mailing list archive at

[libreoffice-users] Re: Should LibreOffice even support Microsoft secret formats?

2011-09-11 Thread Tinkerer
The answer is obvious. Save in odf and get used to using odf. When there is a requirement to use an MS suffix,use Save As to do a copy in doc or docx, but keep your copy in odf. Tink. -- View this message in context:

[libreoffice-users] Re: Should LibreOffice even support Microsoft secret formats?

2011-09-11 Thread Tinkerer
Spencer The early version of MSO for the Mac left a lot to be desired, so I tried OOo. That was about six years ago. I very quickly graduated onto NeoOffice, a great improvement, then when the Doc F was founded I moved to LO. I am treasurer of a society and whilst I am knowledgeable of the

[libreoffice-users] Re: annoying restore window

2011-09-11 Thread Tinkerer
Guy Go to Preferences Paths Backups. I am not sure of this, but I think, that if you remove the backup files Libre will create a new Untitled1 file. Tink. -- View this message in context: http://nabble.documentfoundation.org/annoying-restore-window-tp3327252p3327299.html Sent from the Users

[libreoffice-users] Re: Should LibreOffice even support Microsoft secret formats?

2011-09-11 Thread Tinkerer
Spencer That is odd. According to the Format/Page the column widths have not been altered. On the page, they have. Re. Your comments as to the future of LO and all FOSS. Count me in. Tink. -- View this message in context:

[libreoffice-users] Libre Help file in Windows 7

2011-08-29 Thread Tinkerer
A friend has installed Libre 3.4.2 on his Windows 7 computer. He then installed the Libre Help file and Windows put it in Documents. It does not work. Where should it be? BTW. I am a Mac user. Tink. -- View this message in context:

[libreoffice-users] Re: How do I delete unwanted Extensions?

2011-08-22 Thread Tinkerer
Larry That worked a treat. I must have a closer look at Show Package Contents, there are a lot of funnies lurking in there. Many thanks, Tink. -- View this message in context: http://nabble.documentfoundation.org/How-do-I-delete-unwanted-Extensions-tp3272690p3275147.html Sent from the Users

[libreoffice-users] Re: How do I delete unwanted Extensions?

2011-08-22 Thread Tinkerer
I believe the Mac uses the system dictionaries, the system languages and the system spell checker. You don't need two versions, so why do you need a choice? Extensions and Templates are different as they are unique to LibreO. Whoever produces the Mac version doesn't think a choice is needed,

[libreoffice-users] How do I delete unwanted Extensions?

2011-08-21 Thread Tinkerer
I have somehow acquired a lot of extensions that I will never use, i.e.. Languages Unfortunately they are all locked. How can I remove the lock, or delete them any other way? Tink. -- View this message in context:

[libreoffice-users] Re: How do I delete unwanted Extensions?

2011-08-21 Thread Tinkerer
I am the root user on a Mac 10.6.8, Libre 3.4.2 I can alter all the Preferences, I can add Extensions but I cannot unlock these Extensions. The list is far too long and I want to shorten it. Tink -- View this message in context:

[libreoffice-users] Re: How do I delete unwanted Extensions?

2011-08-21 Thread Tinkerer
No luck there. I want to remove others as well, such as Java script provider and Python script provider. There is about twelve in all, all firmly locked. Tink. -- View this message in context: http://nabble.documentfoundation.org/How-do-I-delete-unwanted-Extensions-tp3272690p3272952.html

[libreoffice-users] Re: change to move/copy

2011-07-26 Thread Tinkerer
Now I am confused. On my iMac 10.6.8, Libre 3.4.1 I cannot find the EditSheet so that means I cannot find Move/Copy either. Tink. -- View this message in context: http://nabble.documentfoundation.org/change-to-move-copy-tp3198226p3200141.html Sent from the Users mailing list archive at

[libreoffice-users] Re: Displaying Negative Numbers as red in Calc

2011-07-17 Thread Tinkerer
I have just realised. When showing negative numbers in Red, you should not prefix the number with the minus sign. This makes it a double negative, therefore making the number Red should be minus the minus sign. BTW. Is that a pun? Tink. -- View this message in context:

[libreoffice-users] Re: Displaying Negative Numbers as red in Calc

2011-07-17 Thread Tinkerer
Tom How do you do it? I try to make it a triple negative by using red, brackets and a minus sign. Tink. -- View this message in context: http://nabble.documentfoundation.org/Displaying-Negative-Numbers-as-red-in-Calc-tp3172596p3176846.html Sent from the Users mailing list archive at

[libreoffice-users] Re: Displaying Negative Numbers as red in Calc

2011-07-15 Thread Tinkerer
I have an iMac, System 10.6.8 and Libre 3.4.1 In Calc I have no problems with red negatives, two decimal places and comma separated thousands when saved as odf However, when saved as xls, the red negatives are all black, but the thousand separator and the two decimals are OK. In xml, fods,

[libreoffice-users] Re: Delete Key Does Not Work in OS X

2011-07-07 Thread Tinkerer
I have Libre 3.4.1 on a Mac 10.6.8 and both Back Space and Delete keys work as normal. I have only used them in Writer and Calc though. Tink. -- View this message in context: http://nabble.documentfoundation.org/Delete-Key-Does-Not-Work-in-OS-X-tp3134155p3147662.html Sent from the Users mailing

[libreoffice-users] Re: Printing With OSX 10.6.7

2011-06-19 Thread Tinkerer
Michael Print with Last Printer Used is definitely a Mac OSX call. Why LibreO should change that I don't know. Does it default to the Last Printer Used by LibreO? Tink. -- View this message in context: http://nabble.documentfoundation.org/Printing-With-OSX-10-6-7-tp3064709p3082879.html Sent

[libreoffice-users] Re: CT2N Extension.

2011-06-17 Thread Tinkerer
Thank you Stephan I copied and pasted the quantities in text from an article. In the end it was quicker to print it out and just type them in, but I thought using CT2N would guarantee the accuracy. Do you think there would be much demand for such a function? Best regards, Tink. -- View this

[libreoffice-users] Re: Printing With OSX 10.6.7

2011-06-17 Thread Tinkerer
Michael I only have the one printer in Snow Leopard, but I think you problem lies with System X rather than LibreO. Way back I changed printers and I had to remove the old printer before the new printer became the real Default. That was in the days of Panther though. Tink. -- View this message

[libreoffice-users] Re: Printing With OSX 10.6.7

2011-06-17 Thread Tinkerer
Michael Second thoughts. Are you using the Apple Printer Driver, or the one supplied by the printer Manufacturer? My preference is for the Apple drivers, especially with Epson printers. Tink. -- View this message in context:

[libreoffice-users] Re: Printing With OSX 10.6.7

2011-06-16 Thread Tinkerer
Michael Try System Preferences Print Fax, then remove any printers not in use. Also, if you go into LO Preferences General and see if under Print Dialog, Use Libre Office Dialogs is checked. This gives you the option of using the LO Print menus, or Unchecked, the System X Print menus. I hope

[libreoffice-users] Re: CT2N Extension.

2011-06-15 Thread Tinkerer
Hi Stephan It appears I may be at fault here. The Bug is: 38314 According to Libre Guide Value() requires that you type in the text to be converted eg 123 and not one two three, neither will a cell reference suffice. As for CT2N that bug remains, though I have been told I must contact the

[libreoffice-users] Re: CT2N Extension.

2011-06-15 Thread Tinkerer
My most abject apologies to all concerned. Both problems CT2N and Value() require whole numbers as a quotation. eg '2 or 3 They then remove the quote marks. I was trying to convert 'one and two May I ask to be forgiven, Tink. -- View this message in context:

[libreoffice-users] Re: CT2N Extension.

2011-06-14 Thread Tinkerer
-- View this message in context: http://nabble.documentfoundation.org/CT2N-Extension-tp3043414p3063831.html Sent from the Users mailing list archive at Nabble.com. -- Unsubscribe instructions: E-mail to users+h...@global.libreoffice.org In case of problems unsubscribing, write to

[libreoffice-users] Re: CT2N Extension.

2011-06-14 Thread Tinkerer
Many thanks Tom. I have replaced CT2N with a fresh download and it still does not work. It appears as an Add On CT2NThe menu appears. Clicking on Whole sheet, or Selected produces a Nil result. Have you checked this and filed a bug? Tink. -- View this message in context:

[libreoffice-users] Re: CT2N Extension.

2011-06-14 Thread Tinkerer
BTW. I should be able to Convert text to Numbers using the Value() function, in which case, I would not need CT2N. I have tried using Value several ways and all I get is either #Value, or Error 502. Tink. -- View this message in context:

[libreoffice-users] CT2N

2011-06-09 Thread Tinkerer
I am using the Mac Snow Leopard version of LO 3.4 and I have added the CT2N (Convert Text to Numbers) extension. It may be me, but it does not appear to work. It worked in LO3.3.2 Has anyone else tried it? Tink. -- View this message in context:

[libreoffice-users] Re: Libre Office Extensions

2011-05-26 Thread Tinkerer
When I open the Extension Manager it takes me to the UserDocuments folder which is incorrect. Sorry, LO 3.4 Build 5 is the correct version. -- View this message in context: http://nabble.documentfoundation.org/Libre-Office-Extensions-tp2984057p2990274.html Sent from the Users mailing list

[libreoffice-users] Re: Libre Office Extensions

2011-05-25 Thread Tinkerer
I have a Mac 10.6.7 and LO 3.4 Build 5. Apparently PDF Import is not included. My understanding is the list in Extension Manager is only a list with links to the Extension or the Download. My list includes about 20 languages and the local Help for Extension Manager will not load, so I am stuck.

[libreoffice-users] Re: Libre Office Extensions

2011-05-25 Thread Tinkerer
Sorry. The PDF Importer is part of the package. If you look at the file types you can Open, you will see that PDF's are included and it works. I now need to find Convert Text to Numbers and the Grammar Checker though I am not sure of their names. There is a very obscure place for filing

[libreoffice-users] Re: Libre Office Extensions

2011-05-25 Thread Tinkerer
Many thanks for the links. I have downloaded them, but where on my Mac, Snow Leopard, do I put them so that LO 3.4.5 will find them? Tink. -- View this message in context: http://nabble.documentfoundation.org/Libre-Office-Extensions-tp2984057p2985643.html Sent from the Users mailing list

[libreoffice-users] RE: Calc Conditional Formatting Help button

2011-05-23 Thread Tinkerer
On the Mac LO 3.4, Format Conditional Formatting brings up the sub menu. Click on Help in the Menu Bar and Libre Help is greyed out. However, Press F1 for Help and you go directly to that Conditional Formatting page in the Local Help. I hope this helps, Pun intended. Tink. -- View this message

[libreoffice-users] Re: Crash log attached.

2011-04-27 Thread Tinkerer
Peter I am using Mac 10.6.7 and I cannot reproduce that fault in Libre 3.4 Beta It may have been cured. john. -- View this message in context: http://nabble.documentfoundation.org/Crash-log-attached-tp2871358p2871961.html Sent from the Users mailing list archive at Nabble.com. -- Unsubscribe

[libreoffice-users] Re: Date format in template

2011-03-11 Thread Tinkerer
You apparently are saving it in the Template folder but not saving it as a Template. When saving, ignore Save, Save as... Scroll down to Templates, then Save. tink -- View this message in context: http://nabble.documentfoundation.org/Date-format-in-template-tp2664412p225.html Sent from the

[libreoffice-users] Re: Date format in template

2011-03-11 Thread Tinkerer
You apparently are saving it in the Template folder but not saving it as a Template. When saving, ignore Save, Save as... Scroll down to Templates, then Save. Tink -- View this message in context: http://nabble.documentfoundation.org/Date-format-in-template-tp2664412p229.html Sent from the

[libreoffice-users] Re: Date format in template

2011-03-11 Thread Tinkerer
As I said. Scroll down to Templates in the File Menu, then click on Save. You will then be asked for a name. Omit the suffix as Libre will add that, i.e. .ott Tink. -- View this message in context: http://nabble.documentfoundation.org/Date-format-in-template-tp2664412p2666734.html Sent from

[libreoffice-users] Re: Date format in template

2011-03-11 Thread Tinkerer
Hi James It works for me. LO 3.3.2.1 on a Mac 10.6.6 Tink -- View this message in context: http://nabble.documentfoundation.org/Date-format-in-template-tp2664412p2666896.html Sent from the Users mailing list archive at Nabble.com. -- Unsubscribe instructions: E-mail to

[libreoffice-users] Re: Post is not showing up

2011-02-25 Thread Tinkerer
My posts show up all right. My problem is ,though I have subscribed three time and confirmed, I still get all my posts held awaiting acceptance. Lrt us see how this one goes. Tink. -- View this message in context:

[libreoffice-users] Re: Keyboard shortcut to reset the date Field

2011-02-13 Thread Tinkerer
Hi Tom Cor Nouws solved it for me. Apparently all I need to do is put a Fixed date in the Template and it will show the current date when I open it and that date will be Fixed. LOo is brilliant. Tink. -- View this message in context:

[libreoffice-users] Re: HELP

2011-02-13 Thread Tinkerer
Hi Justin Go to Tools Cell Contents and check AutoCalculate Tink. -- View this message in context: http://nabble.documentfoundation.org/HELP-tp2487007p2487428.html Sent from the Users mailing list archive at Nabble.com. -- Unsubscribe instructions: E-mail to users+h...@libreoffice.org List

[libreoffice-users] Keyboard shortcut to reset the date Field

2011-02-12 Thread Tinkerer
I have a template with a Fixed Date Field. Is there a keyboard short cut I can use to reset the date when I open it. I do not want a variable date in the finished article. Tink. -- View this message in context:

[libreoffice-users] Re: Keyboard shortcut to reset the date Field

2011-02-12 Thread Tinkerer
Cor Nouws wrote: Hi Tink, Tinkerer wrote (12-02-11 12:35) I have a template with a Fixed Date Field. Is there a keyboard short cut I can use to reset the date when I open it. I do not want a variable date in the finished article. Of course. But when you have a template of today

[libreoffice-users] Re: Re: Open pps as ppt

2011-02-10 Thread Tinkerer
Harold Fuchs wrote: Mihai Dobrescu msdobre...@gmail.com wrote in message news:AANLkTim7ynP0JKeb0sWyN0D=nk4wqzjdnmvyrotjr...@mail.gmail.com... There is no libreoffice executable on Windows. I have tried simpress -show p.pps and it opens it, plays it and closes. I couldn't find any

[libreoffice-users] Re: LO: easier navigation in writer documents

2011-02-06 Thread Tinkerer
vale.it.newslett...@gmail.com wrote: Hello, I installed Libreoffice. Now I am trying to activate the easier navigation in writer documents feature: but there is no way to activate the Back and Forward buttons. I don't see any menu or option allowing me to do it. I am using it

[libreoffice-users] Re: crash when advancing to page 14

2011-02-02 Thread Tinkerer
Luuk wrote: On 02-02-11 16:38, Karl Junk wrote: I have installed Libreoffice 3.3 when scrolling through the word document http://www.eschweiler-web.org/index.php?option=com_docmantask=doc_downloadgid=19Itemid=67 Libreoffice exits with an unexpected error at page 14. This can be

[libreoffice-users] Re: odf as flat xml -- howto?

2011-01-27 Thread Tinkerer
Alexander Thurgood wrote: Le 25/01/11 16:31, ron.vandenbranden a écrit : Hi Ron, Well, that's my point: it is not present in the list of file types. I'll try to attach a screenshot of my save as dropdown list (note: I already installed some other filters, hence the extra file

[libreoffice-users] Re: Macro recorder option grayed out in menu

2011-01-24 Thread Tinkerer
In the Mac. Go to Preferences General check the box Allow experimental (unstable) features. -- View this message in context: http://nabble.documentfoundation.org/Macro-recorder-option-grayed-out-in-menu-tp2320007p2322214.html Sent from the Users mailing list archive at Nabble.com. --

[libreoffice-users] Re: Hard crash in 3.3 RC2

2010-12-23 Thread Tinkerer
I have a Mac OSX 10.6.5 and I have no crashes with XLS and XLM files. The formula gets screwed up though, see this example of =Sum(E2:E21) of:]=SUM([.E2:.E21]) Does this need reporting? Tink. -- View this message in context:

[libreoffice-users] Re: Error saving and opening as doc.

2010-12-11 Thread Tinkerer
I have Libre 3.3 on an iMac 10.6.5 and I can not reproduce the fault with an 8 page document. Tink. Vit wrote: Dear Libreoffice users and developers! I've got problem using latest libreoffice and saving as doc. Here is the document. It has 2 collumns, if I make the text fitting 2

[libreoffice-users] Re: Libre Spreadsheet to MSO Excel

2010-12-11 Thread Tinkerer
I do not know why, but it works OK now I am no longer using the Beta. Tink Tinkerer wrote: I do not know if this is a known bug or not and whether or not I am reporting in the right place. When I tried to save a Libre Office Spreadsheet as an Excel file I get the message

[libreoffice-users] Re: Converting text to numbers

2010-12-08 Thread Tinkerer
Stefan Weigel wrote: Hi Arda, Am 07.12.2010 09:31, schrieb Arda Tunccekic: I have numbers in that column, with trailing spaces which look like ; 1.2 12.9 3.4 When I right click to the column, choose Format Cells and Number, it doesn't convert. Yes. The

[libreoffice-users] Re: Converting text to numbers

2010-12-08 Thread Tinkerer
Stefan Weigel wrote: Hi Arda, Am 07.12.2010 09:31, schrieb Arda Tunccekic: I have numbers in that column, with trailing spaces which look like ; 1.2 12.9 3.4 When I right click to the column, choose Format Cells and Number, it doesn't convert. Yes. The

[libreoffice-users] Libre Spreadsheet to MSO Excel

2010-11-30 Thread Tinkerer
. It works OK in NeoOffice. I am using a Snow Leopard Mac. Tinkerer. -- View this message in context: http://nabble.documentfoundation.org/Libre-Spreadsheet-to-MSO-Excel-tp1991973p1991973.html Sent from the Users mailing list archive at Nabble.com. -- Unsubscribe instructions: E-mail to users+h

[libreoffice-users] Re: Printing both sides.

2010-11-21 Thread Tinkerer
Hi James I'm sorry, but I don't understand. When I go to File Print I get the same LibO menu as I do when I use Command P The Tabs offered are: General, LibO Writer, Page Layout and Options. Where under these should I find: Two sided? Tink. -- View this message in context:

[libreoffice-users] Re: Printing both sides.

2010-11-21 Thread Tinkerer
Thank you James Larry got it right, but I thought you might have found a way of keeping the LibO dialogue. Thank you too Larry. LibO amazes me once again. Tink. -- View this message in context: http://nabble.documentfoundation.org/Printing-both-sides-tp1940078p1941016.html Sent from the

[libreoffice-users] Re: Printing both sides.

2010-11-21 Thread Tinkerer
Hi James I am subscribed and logged in. I am in the dark about the Note that the OP is not subscribed to the list. Tink. -- View this message in context: http://nabble.documentfoundation.org/Printing-both-sides-tp1940078p1941617.html Sent from the Users mailing list archive at Nabble.com.

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