[libreoffice-users] Re: Base Java Mac

2019-06-13 Thread Alexander Thurgood
Le 12/06/2019 à 13:33, PascalH a écrit : Hi Pascal, The issue has been fixed starting from LO 6.2.4.2 and future 6.3. It will not be fixed for the LO 61 series. Alex -- To unsubscribe e-mail to: users+unsubscr...@global.libreoffice.org Problems?

[libreoffice-users] Re: Base Java Mac

2019-06-12 Thread Alexander Thurgood
Le 12/06/2019 à 12:55, PascalH a écrit : Hi Pascal, For what its worth, I encounter the same problem as you with Version: 6.2.3.2 Build ID: aecc05fe267cc68dde00352a451aa867b3b546ac Threads CPU : 8; OS : Mac OS X 10.14.5; UI Render : par défaut; VCL: osx; Locale : fr-FR (fr_FR.UTF-8); Langue IHM

[libreoffice-users] Re: Base Java Mac

2019-06-12 Thread Alexander Thurgood
Le 12/06/2019 à 12:55, PascalH a écrit : > I'm not trying " to connect to an external hsqldb.jar", I dont even know > what that means, just trying to create tables in a database created by the > assistant of LO. OK, no matter then, you can ignore that question. > I have not seen JDK 11 on

[libreoffice-users] Re: Base Java Mac

2019-06-12 Thread Alexander Thurgood
Le 12/06/2019 à 09:09, PascalH a écrit : Hi Pascal, Are you by any chance trying to connect to an external hsqldb.jar ? Have you tried the same operation with an Oracle JDK 11 ? I don't have any problems creating an embedded hsqldb ODB file on macOS Mojave with Oracle JDK 11, but there might

[libreoffice-users] Re: Base/Firebird Queries broken

2019-01-15 Thread Alexander Thurgood
Le 16/01/2019 à 00:19, Paul D. Mirowsky a écrit : > Invalid usage of boolean expression This bug perhaps ? http://tracker.firebirdsql.org/browse/CORE-5367?page=com.atlassian.jira.plugin.ext.subversion%3Asubversion-commits-tabpanel Not sure which version of Firebird we are using in LO - 3.0.1

[libreoffice-users] Re: Base/Firebird Queries broken

2019-01-15 Thread Alexander Thurgood
Le 15/01/2019 à 16:14, Paul D. Mirowsky a écrit : Hi Paul, > SELECT "Equipment"."ID", "Equipment"."P_Model", > "Equipment"."P_Model_No", "Equipment"."Power Meter", Check that the space in the field "Power Meter" isn't causing an issue. There was a known bug about spaces being misinterpreted

[libreoffice-users] Re: Base/Firebird Queries broken

2019-01-15 Thread Alexander Thurgood
Le 15/01/2019 à 00:23, Paul D. Mirowsky a écrit : > Any hint as to where I'm going wrong. Without the query definition, it is going to be like gazing into a crystal ball...all sorts of things might not work in the same way, the time values, the date values (especially if there are calculations),

[libreoffice-users] Re: Help regarding LibOfficeBase/Firebird

2019-01-13 Thread Alexander Thurgood
Le 12/01/2019 à 19:03, Pertti Rönnberg a écrit : Hi Pertti, > Now some questions to a LO-Base expert out there somewhere (I think the > answers can be of interest to other LOBase-dummies like me!) > 1 >>I have noticed that the embedded engine HSQLDB has been replaced > with Firebird Firebird

[libreoffice-users] Re: Looking for input form example...

2019-01-03 Thread Alexander Thurgood
Le 31/12/2018 à 07:23, Robert Großkopf a écrit : Hi all, > So could be the XML-Formdocuments are better for it. Have made a > description in German for it: > http://robert.familiegrosskopf.de/index.php?=xml_formulare > > English descriptions you could gind here: >

[libreoffice-users] Re: Summing currency fields in base

2018-10-12 Thread Alexander Thurgood
Le 11/10/2018 à 20:39, Adam Fenn a écrit : Adam, From an DB administrator/designer's perspective, calculated field values are not generally stored in the database if they don't need to be. A view might solve your problem in this case, as a view is a kind of fixed query. It should be possible to

[libreoffice-users] Re: libreoffice base/postgres - null columns with trigger/default values

2018-10-01 Thread Alexander Thurgood
Le 01/10/2018 à 12:08, Kamil Jońca a écrit : Hi Kamil, > > I use libreoffice with libreoffice-sdbc-postgresql driver. I do not > know where the bug is. > > I have simple form based on postgresql table. > In this table there is a column > > nametype

[libreoffice-users] Re: Concatenating fields in related form

2018-09-18 Thread Alexander Thurgood
Le 17/09/2018 à 21:24, Adam Fenn a écrit : > Hi Adam, > I have nearly 1000 clients. It would be tedious scrolling through those > looking for a client, or am I missing something? > I was hoping I could recreate my old Filemaker method of linking the records. Have you tried typing the first

[libreoffice-users] Re: Can LO do this?

2018-09-03 Thread Alexander Thurgood
Le 03/09/2018 à 10:57, Michael Tiernan a écrit : Hi Michael, Long question for a very short answer : no, LO can not do this with a form. You can have a form with formatted input and a scrollbar, but the formatted input is not saved to the underlying db, and the form control window doesn't

[libreoffice-users] Re: Base: setting up a home pantry dbase aditional info

2018-08-24 Thread Alexander Thurgood
Le 23/08/2018 à 16:22, lunixbox a écrit : Hi, > Let say beans  barcode 234   =  Item-ID  2    Going in box-ID 1 ,then > the next item-ID 2 in box-ID 1  ETC. so you get a box-ID(x) = box-id(x) > +1  but the braindrain i get  is How to get the selected box-ID  into > the formula to add one item

[libreoffice-users] Re: Base: setting up a home pantry dbase

2018-08-23 Thread Alexander Thurgood
Le 23/08/2018 à 14:01, lunixbox a écrit : Hi, I am assuming that you're not using dbase as your database engine, and that you just abbreviated database to dbase in the title of your message. The dBase format supported by LibreOffice is rather limited in terms of functionality, so I would hope

[libreoffice-users] Re: LibreOffice Basic macro stops working after upgrade from LO 6.0 to LO 6.1

2018-08-20 Thread Alexander Thurgood
Le 19/08/2018 à 22:09, Pusteblumi a écrit : Look for a message with the following title on the dev mailing list : API-CHANGE - dropping string properties which use vnd.sun.star.GraphicObject URL Alex -- To unsubscribe e-mail to: users+unsubscr...@global.libreoffice.org Problems?

[libreoffice-users] Re: LibreOffice Basic macro stops working after upgrade from LO 6.0 to LO 6.1

2018-08-20 Thread Alexander Thurgood
Le 19/08/2018 à 22:09, Pusteblumi a écrit : Hi all, I'm guessing that this is all down to the recent rework of the URL resolver for graphics handling and management - seems like you either need to adapt to the new way of doing things, or else, the recent changes have introduced an unfortunate

[libreoffice-users] Re: Base: check boxes in forms lost after update

2018-08-10 Thread Alexander Thurgood
Le 09/08/2018 à 20:56, Albrecht Dreß a écrit : Hi Albrecht, > So it's time to file a Debian bug report! There is already an ongoing discussion about this problem on the LO-dev mailing list. Alex -- To unsubscribe e-mail to: users+unsubscr...@global.libreoffice.org Problems?

[libreoffice-users] Re: Removing an extension

2018-08-08 Thread Alexander Thurgood
Le 08/08/2018 à 05:05, Steve Edmonds a écrit : Hi Steve, The unopkg command is your friend here. Depending on whether you attempted the extension installation for all users, or just for a specific user, you may need to start it with admin rights, or as the superuser (OS dependent). You will

[libreoffice-users] Re: Creating a ledger page

2018-06-26 Thread Alexander Thurgood
Le 26/06/2018 à 02:44, John R. Sowden a écrit : Hi John, > I am trying to create a ledger page with horizontal and vertical lines.  > Only horizontal lines are reference in help.  I youtubed, but that does > not seem to work now even though I sacrificed my privacy by turning on > cookies. > >

[libreoffice-users] Re: Text input fields

2018-04-24 Thread Alexander Thurgood
Le 22/04/2018 à 22:45, Steve Edmonds a écrit : Hi Steve, Aren't these just placeholders, available via: Insert > Field > More Fields > Functions > Placeholder I see also that under Insert > Field > More Fields >Bookmarks, a number of bookmarks appear to have been created. Alex -- To

[libreoffice-users] Re: Call for testers - automatic migration of embedded hsqldb Base files to embedded Firebird Base files

2018-04-13 Thread Alexander Thurgood
Le 13/04/2018 à 07:09, V Stuart Foote a écrit : > As of this evenings builds of master the FB3 driver is back to > experimental, so Tamás' request for Firebird data testing in Base is on hold > as this gets sorted. > As I understand it, the commit you link to refers to a revert of the removal

[libreoffice-users] Re: Call for testers - automatic migration of embedded hsqldb Base files to embedded Firebird Base files

2018-04-12 Thread Alexander Thurgood
Le 11/04/2018 à 17:19, Robert Großkopf a écrit : > Hi all, > > have put the content of the mail I wrote to a bug-report: > https://bugs.documentfoundation.org/show_bug.cgi?id=116944 > Thanks Robert. Tamas has indicated on the dev mailing list that the binary content of the hsqldb database

[libreoffice-users] Call for testers - automatic migration of embedded hsqldb Base files to embedded Firebird Base files

2018-04-11 Thread Alexander Thurgood
Hi all, One of TDF's recent tenders was to provide a means to automatically migrate embedded hsqldb ODB files to embedded Firebird ones. This has now been accomplished by Tamas Bunth, working for Collabora, and the code pushed to the master branch, so it should already be appearing in daily

[libreoffice-users] Re: LibreOffice base: fix form dialogue size

2018-03-29 Thread Alexander Thurgood
Le 28/03/2018 à 18:57, Albrecht Dreß a écrit : Hi Albrecht, > However, when I resize one form the a convenient size, all other forms > open with the same (typically wrong) size.  Needless to mention that > this is a really annoying behaviour… Yes, this is known buggy behaviour, cf:

[libreoffice-users] Re: Problems creating a split database

2018-03-06 Thread Alexander Thurgood
Le 06/03/2018 à 12:40, Anne Wilson a écrit : Hi Anne, If you haven't read it already, this thread is a pretty good tutorial : https://forum.openoffice.org/en/forum/viewtopic.php?p=272724 Alex -- To unsubscribe e-mail to: users+unsubscr...@global.libreoffice.org Problems?

[libreoffice-users] Re: Which printer for best libreoffice integration ?

2018-03-01 Thread Alexander Thurgood
Le 01/03/2018 à 13:58, Kurt Jaeger a écrit : Hi, I suppose it is horses for courses, as they say. At work, I have a networked Kyocera FS-C5150DN, it is slow by modern standards but trusty. I also have a networked HP MFP X576dw - lightning fast, colour OK, although colour calibration is not

[libreoffice-users] Re: Changing key board shortcuts in Mac LO Calc

2018-01-25 Thread Alexander Thurgood
Le 24/01/2018 à 18:51, bunk3m a écrit : Hi, > Can someone let me know where I can find this in the documents or give > me some help so I fix this? My unedcuated guess is that it has been hardcoded by some "well intentioned" UI-developer who failed to appreciate the requirements of OSX yet again

[libreoffice-users] Re: base table window navigation tool

2018-01-24 Thread Alexander Thurgood
Le 24/01/2018 à 14:57, leleu a écrit : >> further suggestions happened in the French list, leading to a solution > Ubuntu Tweak > Adjustments> Theme Gtk > select HighContrast > (not very nice, but readable) > So, a distrib-specific problem then with regard to GTK theming ? I haven't

[libreoffice-users] Re: base table window navigation tool

2018-01-24 Thread Alexander Thurgood
Le 23/01/2018 à 19:19, robert leleu a écrit : Robert, > At least under Ubuntu Gnome this tool is awfully small, unreadable. How to > enlarge it ? I tried using gnome_color chooser (suggested by the French > forum), to no avail. Please indicate which version of Ubuntu Gnome you are running.

[libreoffice-users] Re: Base document doesn't sent DocumentLoeded event ...

2017-12-08 Thread Alexander Thurgood
Le 07/12/2017 à 18:19, Patrick Gelin a écrit : Hi Patrick, Sounds similar to bug 91828. Also, you might want to read bug reports 91879 and 107839 to see if they are related to your problem. Alex -- To unsubscribe e-mail to: users+unsubscr...@global.libreoffice.org Problems?

[libreoffice-users] Re: Base - a risky feature of the document display?

2017-12-02 Thread Alexander Thurgood
Le 01/12/2017 à 23:08, Harvey Nimmo a écrit : Hi Harvey, You are correct, it would improve the user experience of Base by an important measure to have a GUI UPDATE capability. This is something that has been desired by users since the days of StarOffice, through OpenOffice.org to the present day

[libreoffice-users] Re: Base - a risky feature of the document display?

2017-11-30 Thread Alexander Thurgood
Le 30/11/2017 à 15:50, Robert Großkopf a écrit : > If we write a bug-description about this the solution at this moment > could be the "feature" of the direct connection will be taken away > instead of changing something in the GUI, which works right with > internal Database and other external

[libreoffice-users] Re: Base - a risky feature of the document display?

2017-11-29 Thread Alexander Thurgood
Le 29/11/2017 à 12:27, Harvey Nimmo a écrit : Hi Harvey, Perhaps I am misunderstanding the issue here, but the panel you refer to is only supposed to be a Preview of the document display. So, if you execute a query then you get a preview of the result, which to me, would seem to be "functioning

[libreoffice-users] Re: Reports Libre Base

2017-11-27 Thread Alexander Thurgood
Le 27/11/2017 à 10:58, Peter a écrit : Hi Peter, It might help us more to know which version of LibreOffice you are using and on which version of Ubuntu or Ubuntu-based distribution. Alex -- To unsubscribe e-mail to: users+unsubscr...@global.libreoffice.org Problems?

[libreoffice-users] Re: video issue -- thinking out loud and could do with help please

2017-11-09 Thread Alexander Thurgood
Le 09/11/2017 à 15:36, Mike Scott a écrit : > > > I think the code is badly structured - the grabFrame method has no way > of specifying an offset. It should have, and whatever runs the slide > displaying should pick the first or last as appropriate. > > > > Is it really so simple? And do

[libreoffice-users] Re: resolved (Re: getting LO source)

2017-11-09 Thread Alexander Thurgood
Le 09/11/2017 à 16:30, jonathon a écrit : Any pointers on how to minimise the pain of reading the code? Aspirin ;-) Errm, seriously, not really, other than perhaps just focussing on one area of the code. I tend to mostly focus on the database stuff, and have recently started looking at memory

[libreoffice-users] Re: video issue -- thinking out loud and could do with help please

2017-11-09 Thread Alexander Thurgood
Le 09/11/2017 à 10:02, Mike Scott a écrit : Scott, You might have better luck posting your question to the developer mailing list, or directly on the dev IRC channel. Alex -- To unsubscribe e-mail to: users+unsubscr...@global.libreoffice.org Problems?

[libreoffice-users] Re: resolved (Re: getting LO source)

2017-11-09 Thread Alexander Thurgood
Le 08/11/2017 à 10:52, Mike Scott a écrit : Hi Mike, > Having established it would build and run (with the same video problem, > incidentally), I finally looked at the sources. Now I begin to see why > changes take so long not a comment in sight for one thing, and a > spider's web of

[libreoffice-users] Re: LO Writer insists on printing landscape.

2017-10-27 Thread Alexander Thurgood
Le 27/10/2017 à 04:47, Eric Beversluis a écrit : Hi Eric, It is a known bug when the default page size is Letter, and with at least some printers. As we don't have a list of all of the printers where the problem is shown to exist, I can't say "all" printers. Removing your LO profile on OSX will

[libreoffice-users] Re: Calculating the Nth weekday of a month.

2017-09-28 Thread Alexander Thurgood
Le 28/09/2017 à 17:02, Michael D. Setzer II a écrit : Hi Michael, > Well, hope you got the one sent to your direct email. This list doesn't seem > to > allow either attached spreadsheets or images. Hopefully, others can figure > out the formula, or if requested can send anyone a copy of the

[libreoffice-users] Re: Calculating the Nth weekday of a month.

2017-09-28 Thread Alexander Thurgood
Le 28/09/2017 à 14:31, Michael Tiernan a écrit : Hi Michael, I started from this : http://www.dummies.com/software/microsoft-office/excel/calculate-the-date-of-the-nth-weekday-of-the-month-in-excel/ and adjusted it to correspond to the date sequence composition expected by LibreOffice. At

[libreoffice-users] Re: Leave full screen in Mac Sierra

2017-09-27 Thread Alexander Thurgood
Le 27/09/2017 à 02:17, Eric Beversluis a écrit : Hi Eric, > I can’t get out of full screen in LO Writer. > > Supposedly, and for other apps, the green maximize button is supposed to > reappear when you hover the mouse near the top of the screen. Doesn’t work in > LO. This works for me on my

[libreoffice-users] Re: LO Base Queries, Forms & Reports not appearing

2017-09-21 Thread Alexander Thurgood
iew of! I've tracked > down several of these, but I think there must be more. I knew that porting > to the Mac would be difficult, but I'm now hopeful that I'll get there in > the end. > > Many thanks for your help > > Noel > -- > Noel Lodge > lodg...@gmail.com &

[libreoffice-users] Re: LibreOffice - Macro - Java - Eclipse

2017-09-21 Thread Alexander Thurgood
Le 19/09/2017 à 13:38, Thomas Wielatt a écrit : Hi Thomas, > Is there anyone working on this kind of feature or is there any > developer group where to ask this question? > Unlikely that anyone is working on this and I doubt that Eclipse integration as the IDE of choice for programming macros

[libreoffice-users] Re: LO Base Queries, Forms & Reports not appearing

2017-09-15 Thread Alexander Thurgood
Le 15/09/2017 à 04:36, Marion & Noel Lodge a écrit : Hi Noel, I don't know of any particular configuration setting that might cause this, unless there is something physically wrong with the file itself. Some possibilities to explore : - if you have automatic document backups (AutoSave)

[libreoffice-users] Re: Showing two sheets of the same spreadsheet

2017-09-13 Thread Alexander Thurgood
Le 23/04/2017 à 10:04, Brian Barker a écrit : Hi Brian, > How is this "simple" on Macintosh, please? It's a well established idea, > I think, that aficionados of Apple systems often prefer them through > genuinely held but erroneous notions of what other operating systems Perhaps the OP refers

[libreoffice-users] Re: Mysql Native Connector for LO 5.4

2017-09-09 Thread Alexander Thurgood
Le 08/09/2017 à 18:10, H. Stoellinger a écrit : Hi Heinrich, > environment together with LO 5.4.1. Is there a native connector (64-bit, > Linux-Mint 18.2)? The distro provided version of the native connector for Linux Mint 18.2 only works with 5.1.6.x I believe ? Of course, there is no native

[libreoffice-users] Re: [Base] Access PostgreSQL ARRAY types in forms

2017-09-08 Thread Alexander Thurgood
Le 08/09/2017 à 14:07, Albrecht Dreß a écrit : Hi Albrecht, > I have a PostgreSQL data base and want to use LibreOffice Base as nice > frontend for adding and modifying data. The Postgres tables contain data > arrays, like > > CREATE TABLE contact ( > [...] > email text[] > ) > How

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: Opening 'Pages' documents

2017-09-07 Thread Alexander Thurgood
Le 07/09/2017 à 12:12, Tom Davies a écrit : > Hi :)  > 1.  Is there an easy work-around such as using "Pages" to save in a > different format? Pages 6.2 (latest version available on OSX 10.12.6) can export to : PDF Word (DOCX or DOC97-2004) Plain text RTF ePub Pages'09 so potentially, there

[libreoffice-users] Re: Opening 'Pages' documents

2017-09-07 Thread Alexander Thurgood
Le 06/09/2017 à 18:51, anne-ology a écrit : FWIW, only older versions of Pages (version '09) documents can be opened with reasonable fidelity using LibreOffice. Current versions of Pages (5.6.x) documents do not open correctly. There is at least one bug report (bug 105211) about this in the

[libreoffice-users] Re: Changing Default Page Size

2017-09-07 Thread Alexander Thurgood
Le 06/09/2017 à 19:17, Budge a écrit : As I understand it, and perhaps I am misguided, the default page size is locale dependent. In other words, if you download the US version of LibreOffice (the default dependent on your browser identification), but don't install the language packs for en-GB,

[libreoffice-users] Re: Display of Formatting Aids and Document Windows size

2017-09-05 Thread Alexander Thurgood
Le 04/09/2017 à 23:54, Ken Springer a écrit : Hi Ken, > > Is it possible to force LO to remember the last opened Window size?  I'm > getting tired of having to resize windows.  :-( > This annoying behaviour is bug 75644, still open after all these years (like many other OSX-specific bugs).

[libreoffice-users] Re: Portrait printing problems redux - printer tray sensor issue?

2017-08-21 Thread Alexander Thurgood
Le 19/08/2017 à 18:15, Tim-L--Elmira-NY a écrit : https://bugs.documentfoundation.org/show_bug.cgi?id=92190 -- 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: Portrait printing problems redux - printer tray sensor issue?

2017-08-19 Thread Alexander Thurgood
Le 19/08/2017 à 02:20, Marc Grober a écrit : Hi Marc, > > I tested changing the format to A4 and that seems to put things right, > so I tested setting the dialog at letter but reducing the page width > from 8.5 to 8.49, and that correct the problem as well...   > > Is this likely some kind

[libreoffice-users] Re: Letter page format size prints portrait pages as landscape on OS X

2017-07-28 Thread Alexander Thurgood
Le 27/07/2017 à 22:09, amaloney a écrit : Hi Al, > I have reported this as a recurrent bug - Bug 86838 > When attempting to print a Writer portrait document, it prints rotated 90 > degrees (= landscape). > > This occurs with 5.3.5.X and 5.4.0.x > > Does anyone have a similar problem? For

[libreoffice-users] Re: Can I embed ODB Database file in Writer document?

2017-07-25 Thread Alexander Thurgood
Le 24/07/2017 à 17:18, Joshua Kramer a écrit : Hi Joshua, > Is it possible to either have a small (less than 50 records) database > in a Writer document, or embed an ODB database right in the document > (instead of having it be in an external file)? > No and no, respectively. From what I

[libreoffice-users] Re: LibreOffice Base crashes unexpected

2017-07-21 Thread Alexander Thurgood
Le 21/07/2017 à 16:55, Lumaja a écrit : Check your kernel version and the Ubuntu Launchpad bug report : https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/+bug/1699772 and also: https://bugs.documentfoundation.org/show_bug.cgi?id=108619 Alex -- To unsubscribe e-mail to:

[libreoffice-users] Re: Problems with Libre Office base on Ubuntuoffice.org

2017-07-10 Thread Alexander Thurgood
Le 10/07/2017 à 06:58, Peter a écrit : Hi Peter, > I have an existing data base with a number of reports. These were > working last year at tax time. Now The existing reports do not run and I > cannot create new reports. Each time I create a new report or run an > exiisting report the data base

[libreoffice-users] Re: LO 5.2.6 crashes when logging in to mysql with Base

2017-07-05 Thread Alexander Thurgood
Le 05/07/2017 à 01:20, Girvin Herr a écrit : Hi Girvin, > Now that I upgraded to LO 5.2.6.2 from LO 5.1.6, every time I try to log > in to Mariadb to access my database, LO crashes hard. This worked fine > in 5.1.6 and it still works now in OpenOffice 4.1.3. I checked the Java > config under

[libreoffice-users] Re: H2 migration from Windows PC to Mac OS X

2017-06-12 Thread Alexander Thurgood
Le 12/06/2017 à 14:59, Marion & Noel Lodge a écrit : Hi Noel, Installation Installation of LibreOffice on Mac is relatively easy. You will need to download the main app DMG, and possibly any language pack that you want, if you work in a language other than en-US. For a first time installation

[libreoffice-users] Re: add date to filename when saving?

2017-06-12 Thread Alexander Thurgood
Le 27/05/2017 à 17:42, Dave Stevens a écrit : Hi Dave, > I can manually add today's date to a filename when using save as... but > would like to have LO writer do it for me. Anyone know how? Not sure whether this is what you are looking for :

[libreoffice-users] Re: LibreLogo plugin doesn't work in Mac systems

2017-06-12 Thread Alexander Thurgood
Le 27/05/2017 à 16:07, Andreas Formiconi a écrit : Hi Andreas, > I searched these lists and other places, apparently without finding a > solution. > Maybe one of the following already known bugs is relevant : https://bugs.documentfoundation.org/buglist.cgi?quicksearch=librelogo Alex --

[libreoffice-users] Re: Line width in Oracle Report builder

2017-05-11 Thread Alexander Thurgood
Le 11/05/2017 à 04:29, Marion & Noel Lodge a écrit : Hi, > > Does anyone have a solution to this problem? > I'm not sure that there is a solution currently, other than perhaps saving your report as a separate Writer document, and perhaps being able to change the line properties from there ?

[libreoffice-users] Re: LibreOffice Viewer Roadmap

2017-04-07 Thread Alexander Thurgood
Le 06/04/2017 à 20:57, toki a écrit : Just to put history into context: When Sun released StarOffice 5.2 after buying it from StarDivision, it had both the db3+ engine implementation, which has remained rather limited to date compared to other db3/4 engine implementations that were around at the

[libreoffice-users] Re: LibreOffice Viewer Roadmap

2017-04-06 Thread Alexander Thurgood
Le 05/04/2017 à 21:55, Tom Davies a écrit : > SQLite can be used as a back-end for Base, It can, but: - it isn't used by default, nor is it likely to become more prevalent in the foreseeable future because ; - the LO code that handles database driver support and the built-in SQL parser

[libreoffice-users] Re: LibreOffice Viewer Roadmap

2017-04-05 Thread Alexander Thurgood
Le 04/04/2017 à 23:50, toki a écrit : > Are there any plans for it to support odg and odb files, in the > near/mid/long term future? > I can't see any support for ODB files coming anytime soon. A viewer for ODB files would need at least to have a Java VM, or be able to instantiate one, and at

[libreoffice-users] Re: Libreoffice 5.2 not starting

2017-03-10 Thread Alexander Thurgood
Le 10/03/2017 à 09:44, Fiorenza Meini a écrit : Hi Fiorenza, > The only difference we can see, is that if I give the command "type > libreoffice5.2 on the working account, I see "hashing done on > libreoffice5.2 (/usr/bin/libreoffice5.2)". > If I give the same commando the NON WORKING account,

[libreoffice-users] Re: Libreoffice 5.2 not starting

2017-03-10 Thread Alexander Thurgood
Le 10/03/2017 à 08:51, Fiorenza Meini a écrit : Hi, > it tells that libreoffice is non installed. > No error is given. > It sounds like there is a permissions problem with those particular user's setups, especially if other users on the same machine can start LibreOffice without a problem.

[libreoffice-users] Re: Libreoffice 5.2 not starting

2017-03-09 Thread Alexander Thurgood
Le 09/03/2017 à 10:44, Fiorenza Meini a écrit : What is the output on the terminal if you try and launch LibreOffice for one of the troubled users from a terminal session when that user is logged in ? Alex -- To unsubscribe e-mail to: users+unsubscr...@global.libreoffice.org Problems?

[libreoffice-users] Re: Shortage of Fonts in LibreOffice 5.3.0.3

2017-02-28 Thread Alexander Thurgood
Le 28/02/2017 à 17:09, A. den Oudsten a écrit : > Indeed they are Type1, from WordPerfect 8 for Linux. > Is there an argument for the decision to drop Type1. I use them in > LibreOffice since it exists. > What/who can I approach to retract this decision? Well you could add a comment to the bug

[libreoffice-users] Re: Shortage of Fonts in LibreOffice 5.3.0.3

2017-02-27 Thread Alexander Thurgood
Le 23/02/2017 à 19:42, A. den Oudsten a écrit : Hi Andre, > I use OpenSUSE Tumbleweed. > In the new version of LibreOffice is a shortage of fonts. I can choose > 104 fonts from the 171 available of my system fonts. So I missed - of > course - my favorate Classical Garamond. > ´the asked font is

[libreoffice-users] Re: Help with LO Forms

2017-02-17 Thread Alexander Thurgood
Le 17/02/2017 à 00:46, Ian Whitfield a écrit : Hi Ian, > But I'm confused. The Handbook says Calc can be used as the datasource > for a Form in Writer. > But even Alexander's method still gives me no option to select the > Registered Spreadsheet (The options box remains empty)!! > > The other

[libreoffice-users] Re: Help with LO Forms

2017-02-16 Thread Alexander Thurgood
Le 16/02/2017 à 12:26, Ian Whitfield a écrit : Hi Ian, > What am I missing or doing wrong.?? > Sounds like you haven't bound your Writer form to the datasource. You don't say whether you created your form from within an ODB database file or whether you are creating your form as a standalone

[libreoffice-users] Re: Opening mdb jet db files under Linux

2017-01-13 Thread Alexander Thurgood
Le 12/01/2017 à 22:34, dave boland a écrit : Hi Dave, > Will Base do this? If so, how? I tried to open one, and nothing > happened. > Yes, via this : http://ucanaccess.sourceforge.net/site.html Alex -- To unsubscribe e-mail to: users+unsubscr...@global.libreoffice.org Problems?

[libreoffice-users] Re: Mysql Connector Java version

2017-01-12 Thread Alexander Thurgood
Le 12/01/2017 à 12:21, Alexander Thurgood a écrit : > > Hmm, with LO5.1.6 and Java112, I seem to recall quite a serious crashing > problem...a bug that was corrected for 5.1.5, but not integrated to > 5.1.6 when it branched off. Unfortunately, as 5.1.x is EOL, this won't > be

[libreoffice-users] Re: Mysql Connector Java version

2017-01-12 Thread Alexander Thurgood
Le 11/01/2017 à 22:17, Girvin Herr a écrit : Hi Girvin, > I am upgrading software and I downloaded the MySQL_connector_java driver > version 5.1.40 for use in connecting LO 4.4.7 or 5.1.6 Base to my MySQL > databases. Previously, I have been using version 5.1.18, which worked > fine. Has

[libreoffice-users] Re: background images in business cards

2016-12-22 Thread Alexander Thurgood
Le 21/12/2016 à 23:56, Gary Dale a écrit : The behaviour you describe is reported as : https://bugs.documentfoundation.org/show_bug.cgi?id=34585 https://bugs.documentfoundation.org/show_bug.cgi?id=62505 https://bz.apache.org/ooo/show_bug.cgi?id=20209

[libreoffice-users] Re: Base and Java

2016-12-05 Thread Alexander Thurgood
Le 03/12/2016 à 07:33, Hylton Conacher (ZR1HPC) a écrit : > Wonder when LO is going to follow Minecraft's example for items such as > Base? > > Although, actually, there is still the

[libreoffice-users] Re: Base and Java

2016-12-05 Thread Alexander Thurgood
Le 03/12/2016 à 07:33, Hylton Conacher (ZR1HPC) a écrit : > > Wonder when LO is going to follow Minecraft's example for items such as > Base? > When it no longer relies on a Java db engine as

[libreoffice-users] Re: Speed up RTF to PDF (headless) conversions

2016-11-30 Thread Alexander Thurgood
Le 29/11/2016 à 15:14, Paquin, Brian a écrit : Hi Brian, These pages might help you out : http://www.oooninja.com/2008/02/batch-command-line-file-conversion-with.html https://ask.libreoffice.org/en/question/12084/how-to-convert-documents-to-pdf-on-osx/

[libreoffice-users] Re: Speed up RTF to PDF (headless) conversions

2016-11-30 Thread Alexander Thurgood
Le 30/11/2016 à 13:31, Bruce Hohl a écrit : Hi Bruce, > If the QuickStarter is available for Mac, perhaps that would make a > difference. > There is no LO quickstarter for Mac. Alex -- To unsubscribe e-mail to: users+unsubscr...@global.libreoffice.org Problems?

[libreoffice-users] Re: Base and Java

2016-11-29 Thread Alexander Thurgood
Le 29/11/2016 à 16:21, Dave a écrit : Hi Dave, The MacOS problem is one of the issues, but there have also been reports of Base (5.2.x) not working correctly on Windows correctly with a JRE, hence my recommendation to switch to a JDK. If it still works for you with a 64bit JRE, then so much the

[libreoffice-users] Re: Base and Java

2016-11-29 Thread Alexander Thurgood
Le 28/11/2016 à 23:05, Keith Barber a écrit : Hi Keith, > Thank you for this Alex. Not sure I'm computerate enough to know the > difference between a JDK and a JRE. However, I do have 2 JREs > installed, a 32-bit and a 64-bit. > JREs have an automatic update mechanism which checks to see

[libreoffice-users] Re: Base and Java

2016-11-28 Thread Alexander Thurgood
Le 28/11/2016 à 17:52, Keith Barber a écrit : Hi Keith, > Windows 7 Professional 64 bit Service Pack 1 (unsure whether any further > information would help or how to find it). I am assuming you are using a 64bit JDK (and not a JRE) ? If so, which version ? Alex -- To unsubscribe e-mail

[libreoffice-users] Re: Base not starting

2016-11-21 Thread Alexander Thurgood
Le 19/11/2016 à 21:49, dave boland a écrit : Hi Dave, > > It appears that Base was not installed as part of the upgrade - odd! Ubuntu has a habit of not installing Base by default, even if you upgrade your OS version...it is a user experience (UX) implementation choice I have never

[libreoffice-users] Re: Creating a General Ledger in Base

2016-11-04 Thread Alexander Thurgood
Le 03/11/2016 à 19:53, John R. Sowden a écrit : Hi John, > I have looked all over the world, using google, but I have not found any > sample general ledger examples using LO Base. The funny part is the > sample field structures are designed for this use, and others are > closely related

[libreoffice-users] Re: How to change Writer form letter database connection

2016-10-14 Thread Alexander Thurgood
Le 13/10/2016 à 22:46, Gary Dale a écrit : Hi Gary, > This is absurd. The form letter should just contain the name of the > fields and let the user select which database and/or query they wants to > use. As it stands, I am apparently required to not only stick with the > same database but also

[libreoffice-users] Re: How to change Writer form letter database connection

2016-10-12 Thread Alexander Thurgood
Le 11/10/2016 à 19:45, Gary Dale a écrit : Hi Gary, > In fact, I can't think of a reason for the current behaviour. Why should > switching data sources do that instead of the more sensible behaviour of > picking up the data from fields with the same name in the new data source? > Being

[libreoffice-users] Re: Trial of LibreOffice

2016-09-30 Thread Alexander Thurgood
Le 30/09/2016 à 13:19, Alwyn a écrit : > The formatting issue remains to be resolved. > What can I say, the format painter uses hard formatting, and that is frowned upon by those who use styles ;-) It may of course be a bug in the format painter, searching in the LibreOffice bugzilla might

[libreoffice-users] Re: Trial of LibreOffice

2016-09-29 Thread Alexander Thurgood
Le 29/09/2016 à 14:31, Alwyn a écrit : Hi Alwyn, > I am still trialling LO but have one or two issues. > > 1. With Open Office I always updated using the British version so that > dates, spelling etc automatically adopt the British format. > It is proving tedious to have to convert all my

[libreoffice-users] Re: LibreOffice Base and SQLite

2016-09-22 Thread Alexander Thurgood
Le 22/09/2016 à 06:41, Michael Manning a écrit : Hi Michael, > After installing the various packages, I am not able to run > >> sudo ODBCConfig > Try installing ODBCManageDataSourcesQ4 and its co-application ODBCCreateDataSourceQ4. These are QT4 apps, but they worked for me on LinuxMint 18.

[libreoffice-users] Re: Base constantly crashes

2016-09-05 Thread Alexander Thurgood
Le 03/09/2016 à 19:50, Larry Gusaas a écrit : Hi Larry, >>> Every time I open a database (or create a new one) LibreOffice >>> crashes as soon as I click on anything. Totally unusable. >> There seems to be a problem with Oracle-Java and Mac OS: >>

[libreoffice-users] Re: BASIC: can't read form control bool property

2016-09-02 Thread Alexander Thurgood
Le 02/09/2016 à 20:34, minda...@freemail.lt a écrit : And these two threads : https://forum.openoffice.org/en/forum/viewtopic.php?f=21=10123 https://forum.openoffice.org/en/forum/viewtopic.php?f=20=30516 Alex -- To unsubscribe e-mail to: users+unsubscr...@global.libreoffice.org Problems?

[libreoffice-users] Re: BASIC: can't read form control bool property

2016-09-02 Thread Alexander Thurgood
Le 02/09/2016 à 20:34, minda...@freemail.lt a écrit : Hi, If you haven't done so already, you might want to read this thread : https://forum.openoffice.org/en/forum/viewtopic.php?f=39=38725 Alex -- To unsubscribe e-mail to: users+unsubscr...@global.libreoffice.org Problems?

[libreoffice-users] Re: LibreOffice on a Chromebook?

2016-08-26 Thread Alexander Thurgood
Le 25/08/2016 à 20:07, Kevin O'Brien a écrit : Hi Kevin, > I have been thinking about getting a Chromebook, but the one thing > holding me back is that I need to be able to run LibreOffice. Is that > something I can do now? And if so, how well does it run? Not directly, but if you install

[libreoffice-users] Re: LibreOffice Question from another forum...

2016-08-22 Thread Alexander Thurgood
Le 19/08/2016 à 18:06, CVAlkan a écrit : Hi, I found this : https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libreoffice/+bug/1581522 which is a bug I have also experienced on Ubuntu 16.04 with XFCE4 desktop. Alex -- To unsubscribe e-mail to: users+unsubscr...@global.libreoffice.org Problems?

[libreoffice-users] Re: XML document

2016-08-18 Thread Alexander Thurgood
Le 17/08/2016 à 18:35, Tom Morton a écrit : Hi Tom, > This is impossible tho. If I deleted these sections I would have had to have > deleted them separately as they were not together. And also if I had of > deleted them, the footnotes would have disappeared also? I would have had to > have

[libreoffice-users] Re: XML document

2016-08-17 Thread Alexander Thurgood
Le 17/08/2016 à 14:52, Tom Morton a écrit : If I open the XML file in a text editor, I see the same content. I can only assume that at some stage you must have erroneously deleted some content from your original ODT file, albeit inadvertently, as the two files are the same. Sorry to not be able

[libreoffice-users] Re: XML document

2016-08-17 Thread Alexander Thurgood
Le 17/08/2016 à 14:52, Tom Morton a écrit : Hi Tom, I opened the XML file in Word 15.24 for Mac OSX It only contains 2 pages (492 words). I opened your ODT file in LO530 alpha (my own master build) It too only contains 2 pages. (483 words) Both documents are substantially identical. Alex

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