Re: [libreoffice-users] Weird punctuation problem

2016-02-25 Thread Thomas Taylor
On Thu, 25 Feb 2016 18:56:07 +0200 Amichai Rotman wrote: > Hi Guys, > > I have a werd punctuation problem in Writer: > > Whenever I enter three periods (i.e: ...) they turn into a little triangle. > > I guess it's some configuration tweak... > > Thanks! > > Amichai. >

Re: [libreoffice-users] Avery 8167 label printing

2016-02-06 Thread Thomas Taylor
On Sat, 6 Feb 2016 13:16:08 -0700 Ken Springer wrote: > Printing is off the mark vertically by about an eighth of an inch > vertically, lower on the page than correct. > > Labels print fine on Avery 8160. > > No adjustments of any kind to the template was made. > > LO

[libreoffice-users] How to import PDF file?

2015-12-23 Thread Thomas Taylor
How should I import the contents of a *.pdf file into LibreOffice? Thanks, Tom (moderator) -- Failure seldom stops you. What stops you is the fear of failure. - Jack Lemmon ^^ --... ...-- / -.- --. --... -.-. ..-. -.-. Tom Taylor KG7CFC openSUSE 13.1 (64-bit), Kernel 1

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: converting txt to dates

2015-03-20 Thread Thomas Taylor
On Fri, 20 Mar 2015 12:00:02 +0100 Andreas Säger ville...@t-online.de wrote: Am 20.03.2015 um 05:56 schrieb Emil Payne: On 19/03/15 08:28 PM, James wrote: Column A has text strings that are DD/MM/ format. I want to make them real dates. I tried these 2 datevalue formulas but I can't

[libreoffice-users] Display of corrections in docx files

2015-02-25 Thread Thomas Taylor
I am trying to turn off the display of corrections (overstrikes) in a docx file but can't find where to do that. Would someone please inform me how to do this? This in LO 4.3.4.1. Thanks, Tom (list moderator) -- Forgiveness is really not about someone’s harmful behavior; it’s about our own

Re: [libreoffice-users] RE-ORDER

2015-02-02 Thread Thomas Taylor
The original message is an advertisement and should have been rejected. Tom - list moderator On Mon, 02 Feb 2015 05:03:21 -0500 Tim---Kracked_P_P---webmaster webmas...@krackedpress.com wrote: What order is this? To get LibreOffice, all you need to do is download it. It

[libreoffice-users] Backups?

2015-01-22 Thread Thomas Taylor
LO 4.3 I haven't been able to find where to set backup folder location/path. Haven't been able to locate that setting in any of the menus or under options. Would one of the list users please be able to provide that information or direct me where to change backup settings? Thanks, Tom - list

Re: [libreoffice-users] Backups? [SOLVED]

2015-01-22 Thread Thomas Taylor
Thanks Brian and Cley for the responses. Found that and managed to get it changed. Tom # On Thu, 22 Jan 2015 09:53:27 -0800 Thomas Taylor li...@comcast.net wrote: LO 4.3 I haven't been able to find where to set backup folder location/path. Haven't been able to locate

Re: [libreoffice-users] Styles mess

2014-10-26 Thread Thomas Taylor
On Sun, 26 Oct 2014 19:02:44 +0100 Johnny Rosenberg gurus.knu...@gmail.com wrote: This thing happens in both Apache OpenOffice Calc and LibreOffice Calc which makes me thing I did something wrong, but after almost a year of debugging and trying some different approaches, I still have no idea

Re: [libreoffice-users] Turn Off All Automated Functions

2014-08-17 Thread Thomas Taylor
On Sun, 17 Aug 2014 19:28:59 +0200 Luuk luu...@gmail.com wrote: On 17-8-2014 18:04, kajdna wrote: *My* My gripe with libreoffice are its stupid algorithims that constantly find false errors in what I type. If I type *** as a break between sections I get a bold line If I type cat

[libreoffice-users] Medical dictionary/thesaurus

2014-08-02 Thread Thomas Taylor
Would someone please suggest a medical dictionary/thesaurus for LibreOffice? I've looked through the extension download site but haven't located any there. Thanks, Tom -- To be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others. 

Re: [libreoffice-users] scale a Writer document to print on one page

2014-07-24 Thread Thomas Taylor
On Wed, 23 Jul 2014 17:55:21 -0700 Truett Bobo beaube...@cheerful.com wrote: I have a Writer document 22” by 17” (landscape) that I would like to print on one page. How can I scale it to accomplish this? I am using the latest versions of Mac OS and LibreOffice. Any help will be greatly

[libreoffice-users] Scan documents?

2014-07-23 Thread Thomas Taylor
Is it possible to scan an older printed document directly into LO? I have an old 2 page document that I want to reproduce and modify with LO but don't find any entries in the menus for scanning directly into LO. This is in a Linux system and would probably use xine for the scanning. I suppose

Re: [libreoffice-users] Your message to LibreOffice awaits moderator approval

2014-06-26 Thread Thomas Taylor
On Thu, 26 Jun 2014 03:21:02 -0700 libreoffice-ow...@lists.freedesktop.org wrote: Your mail to 'LibreOffice' with the subject Delivery reports about your e-mail Is being held until the list moderator can review it for approval. The reason it is being held: The message headers

Re: [libreoffice-users] Samsung Galaxy Tablet 2

2014-04-11 Thread Thomas Taylor
On Fri, 11 Apr 2014 17:20:33 -0400 charles meyer reachmepl...@gmail.com wrote: I only have a standard sd card - tablet requires a micro sd card and the process look complicated on this tablet. The material can not be shared via cloud. I don't know what ssh is? Or where to find it? The

Re: [libreoffice-users]

2014-02-13 Thread Thomas Taylor
Or, you could just use a flash drive to transport the files if your school allows their use. Tom On Thu, 13 Feb 2014 19:30:22 +1100 Keith Bates ke...@new-life.org.au wrote: Hi Maddie There are many services which enable you to do that. Dropbox (www.dropbox.com) is one popular service

Re: [libreoffice-users] Scam????

2014-02-08 Thread Thomas Taylor
On Sat, 8 Feb 2014 12:26:09 -0600 Earl Beavers ebeav...@hotmail.com wrote: Have I been scammed? I agreed to a $5 charge but the program would not download or react in any way. I feel like a dunce. Would you please supply the link from which you downloaded? Thanks, Tom - moderator --

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: Import into a Template

2014-01-12 Thread Thomas Taylor
On Sun, 12 Jan 2014 14:52:25 -0800 (PST) Tinkerer j_taylo...@btinternet.com wrote: James That is exactly what I am trying to do. I open the CSV Template then I go to Insert Sheet from File OK and it creates another sheet either before or after the sheet from the Template. Tink, You aren't

Re: [libreoffice-users] 2 things: Base and captcha

2013-11-27 Thread Thomas Taylor
On Wed, 27 Nov 2013 15:38:29 -0500 Bob Muir rmu...@triad.rr.com wrote: 1. I am new to the field of data base and to LibreBase. I need to get help (ask questions), but I do not find it easy to do via your websites. I went to http://ask.libreoffice.org/en/account/signin/?next=/en/ and try to

Re: [libreoffice-users] Medical -- engineering dictionaries?

2013-11-14 Thread Thomas Taylor
On Wed, 13 Nov 2013 16:51:25 -0800 Thomas Taylor li...@comcast.net wrote: Could someone point me toward extension dictionaries related to medical or engineering terminology? I seem to remember there being several on the extensions page but can't find much now. Thanks, Tom Thank all

[libreoffice-users] Medical -- engineering dictionaries?

2013-11-13 Thread Thomas Taylor
Could someone point me toward extension dictionaries related to medical or engineering terminology? I seem to remember there being several on the extensions page but can't find much now. Thanks, Tom -- It is curious that physical courage should be so common in the world, and moral courage so

[libreoffice-users] Dictionaries

2013-11-02 Thread Thomas Taylor
In what directory should downloaded dictionaries (chemistry medical) be saved? These have the *.oxt suffix but I haven't been able to find any on my system. Thanks, Tom -- Every man is encompassed by a cloud of comforting convictions, which move with him like flies on a summer day. -

Re: [libreoffice-users] My computer.

2013-09-02 Thread Thomas Taylor
On Sun, 1 Sep 2013 14:27:22 -0700 Tricia pgr...@shaw.ca wrote: Dear Sir or Madam, I bought my computer at the local store here in Ladysmith, B.C. in Canada. The tech. support team with Shaw and my computer store have never heard of you. I am an author and use your office to write my

Re: [libreoffice-users] Installing 4.1 on OpenSuse

2013-08-09 Thread Thomas Taylor
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 On Fri, 09 Aug 2013 12:52:57 +0200 Regina Henschel rb.hensc...@t-online.de wrote: Hi all, I make my first steps in using Linux and have got a OpenSuse 12.3 on my old Notebook. Now I try to install LO4.1. I have download the archive, unpacked

Re: [libreoffice-users] Feature request: MATH - Include Greek letters and other symbols

2013-08-07 Thread Thomas Taylor
On Tue, 6 Aug 2013 13:26:43 -0700 (PDT) RamonTavarez ramontava...@gmail.com wrote: Hi. It would be a good enhacement include into MATH's docking window a section for greek letters and other mathematicals symbols. Just to simplify the edition's time on academics jobs. Regards. --

Re: [libreoffice-users] Seeking for list moderators

2013-05-05 Thread Thomas Taylor
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 On Sat, 04 May 2013 13:32:43 +0200 Florian Effenberger flo...@documentfoundation.org wrote: Hello, at the moment, we are looking for volunteers who could help moderate this mailing list. If you are interested, the only requirement is that

Re: [libreoffice-users] Printing Envelopes [RESOLVED]

2013-01-26 Thread Thomas Taylor
On Sat, 26 Jan 2013 07:59:48 -0800 (PST) Rich Shepard rshep...@appl-ecosys.com wrote: On Thu, 24 Jan 2013, Rich Shepard wrote: Running LO-3.5.5.3 on Slackware-13.1. The envelope template was built for a COM10 size envelope in 2003 using whatever version of OO.o was then current. Worked

Re: [libreoffice-users] Master Document issue

2012-10-29 Thread Thomas Taylor
On Mon, 29 Oct 2012 18:40:28 -0400 David Burleigh david.burle...@parchmentpress.net wrote: I just spent many hours building a master document which links together all the chapters of a book, and everything was going fine until somehow, without any conscious action on my part, it embedded all

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

Re: [libreoffice-users] query re. volunteering w/ LO

2012-10-04 Thread Thomas Taylor
On Thu, 4 Oct 2012 15:43:34 -0500 anne-ology lagin...@gmail.com wrote: Back when I received this response [2nd below], I attempted to follow these steps - but found that #1 is impossible; there is no 'math' problem which is to be answered in order to log-in [WHERE is this

[libreoffice-users] Laser printer not available?

2012-09-19 Thread Thomas Taylor
Using LO 3.5 (build 403) under openSUSE 12.2 my laser printer (Brother HL-1440) doesn't show up in the printer dialog box when I try to print something. The first image taken from tools Options shows the printer is being seen in the FAX list:

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: Another question concerning Base

2012-08-20 Thread Thomas Taylor
On Mon, 20 Aug 2012 10:28:07 +0200 Alexander Thurgood alex.thurg...@gmail.com wrote: Le 16/08/12 00:56, Thomas Taylor a écrit : Hi Thomas, When creating a table in Base with the wizard, is it possible to use a boolean (yes/no) to control further input fields? If so, how please? my

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: Excuse me, but your opinion is simply unimportant. Start over and you can expect more of the same.

2012-08-15 Thread Thomas Taylor
On Tue, 14 Aug 2012 22:13:01 +0200 Andreas Säger ville...@t-online.de wrote: Am 14.08.2012 20:48, Marc Grober wrote: This (see the quote below) is simply unacceptable. In fact, with respect to the bug on which I received this little gem quite a few people had been at pains to clearly

[libreoffice-users] Numerical terms used in Base

2012-08-15 Thread Thomas Taylor
It's been way too many years since I did commercial programming on databases and I've forgotten some of the terms (formats) for numerical data. I'm trying to create a simple database of local facilities/doctors/stores with Base using the wizards. The formats that are giving me trouble are:

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: Numerical terms used in Base

2012-08-15 Thread Thomas Taylor
On Wed, 15 Aug 2012 23:53:33 +0200 Andreas Säger ville...@t-online.de wrote: Am 15.08.2012 22:31, Thomas Taylor wrote: It's been way too many years since I did commercial programming on databases and I've forgotten some of the terms (formats) for numerical data. I'm trying to create

[libreoffice-users] Another question concerning Base

2012-08-15 Thread Thomas Taylor
When creating a table in Base with the wizard, is it possible to use a boolean (yes/no) to control further input fields? If so, how please? my assumption is that entry conditional control must be done without the wizard. Also, can someone recommend a book about LibreOffice that gives good

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: LibreOffice won't save settings

2012-07-09 Thread Thomas Taylor
On Mon, 9 Jul 2012 09:12:46 -0700 (PDT) Don d...@law.pace.edu wrote about [libreoffice-users] Re: LibreOffice won't save settings: Miroslaw, Thanks for getting back to me so quickly. I think I'm up to date on the program since the first things I do every day are to use the Kpackage Manager

Re: [libreoffice-users] How to install medical dictionary? - Envelope

2012-06-25 Thread Thomas Taylor
Hi Mfq; I'm not sure why you think there should be an icon since there isn't one. For an envelope click on Insert, then select Envelope from the drop down menu. That will bring up a dialog box where you can enter the address information. Tom B))) On Sun, 24 Jun 2012 20:00:16 -0400 (EDT) Mqf

[libreoffice-users] How to install medical dictionary?

2012-06-24 Thread Thomas Taylor
I have downloaded a medical dictionary (en-us-openmedspel.oxt) but can't find where to put the file. In LO 3.3 I would put it in /usr/share/lib64/libreoffice/extensions/language but I can't find that directory in LO 3.5 (build 392). I also haven't been able to find a language folder in any of

[SOLVED]Re: [libreoffice-users] How to install medical dictionary?

2012-06-24 Thread Thomas Taylor
, at 04:07 PM, Thomas Taylor wrote: I have downloaded a medical dictionary (en-us-openmedspel.oxt) but can't find where to put the file. In LO 3.3 I would put it in /usr/share/lib64/libreoffice/extensions/language but I can't find that directory in LO 3.5 (build 392). I also haven't been

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: Changes oddity

2012-06-23 Thread Thomas Taylor
before the 1. Regards from Tom :)  --- On Sat, 23/6/12, Thomas Taylor li...@comcast.net wrote: From: Thomas Taylor li...@comcast.net Subject: Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: Changes oddity To: users@global.libreoffice.org Date: Saturday, 23 June, 2012, 4:59 On Fri, 22 Jun 2012 11:01:15

[SOLVED] Re: [libreoffice-users] New brothers printer does not appear to print Landscape.

2012-06-23 Thread Thomas Taylor
On Thu, 21 Jun 2012 13:14:16 -0700 upscope upsc...@nwi.net wrote about Re: [libreoffice-users] New brothers printer does not appear to print Landscape.: On Thursday, June 21, 2012 04:56:29 PM Mieszko Kaczmarczyk wrote: W dniu 2012-06-21 14:55, upscope pisze: LibreOffice 3.5.3.2 Build ID:

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: Changes oddity

2012-06-22 Thread Thomas Taylor
On Fri, 22 Jun 2012 11:01:15 +0200 Nino Novak nn.l...@kflog.org wrote about [libreoffice-users] Re: Changes oddity: Am 22.06.2012 07:57, schrieb Sandy Harris: However, the window that opens for Changes-accept/reject has gone to full screen and I cannot get it back so that I can see the

Re: [libreoffice-users] New brothers printer does not appear to print Landscape.

2012-06-21 Thread Thomas Taylor
On Thu, 21 Jun 2012 05:55:43 -0700 upscope upsc...@nwi.net wrote about [libreoffice-users] New brothers printer does not appear to print Landscape.: LibreOffice 3.5.3.2 Build ID: 350m1(Build:2) Has printer administration been removed or the name changed in version 3.5.3? KDE

Re: [libreoffice-users] New brothers printer does not appear to print Landscape.

2012-06-21 Thread Thomas Taylor
On Fri, 22 Jun 2012 08:48:13 +1200 Steve Edmonds steve.edmo...@ptglobal.com wrote about Re: [libreoffice-users] New brothers printer does not appear to print Landscape.: I have to print to pdf and then print the PDF to get around this on my Brother, printing is ok on my HP. Must be something

[SOLVED] Re: [libreoffice-users] Icons missing in LO 3.5.4rc2

2012-06-11 Thread Thomas Taylor
On Sun, 10 Jun 2012 16:19:33 -0700 Thomas Taylor li...@comcast.net wrote about [libreoffice-users] Icons missing in LO 3.5.4rc2: I have installed LO 3.5.4rc2 but apparently the icons either didn't get installed or possibly a link wasn't created. All of the LO programs just show a default

[libreoffice-users] Icons missing in LO 3.5.4rc2

2012-06-10 Thread Thomas Taylor
I have installed LO 3.5.4rc2 but apparently the icons either didn't get installed or possibly a link wasn't created. All of the LO programs just show a default empty document icon. Would someone please give me some pointers on how to install/use the color icons for LO? I've searched in

[SOLVED?]Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: How to import printed form into writer in Linux?

2012-06-03 Thread Thomas Taylor
On Fri, 1 Jun 2012 22:42:41 -0700 Thomas Taylor li...@comcast.net wrote about Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: How to import printed form into writer in Linux?: On Fri, 01 Jun 2012 10:41:41 +0200 Alexander Thurgood alex.thurg...@gmail.com wrote about [libreoffice-users] Re: How to import printed

[libreoffice-users] How to import printed form into writer in Linux?

2012-06-01 Thread Thomas Taylor
Hi All, I have several printed forms that I would like to import into LOWriter. The forms have fonts of various sizes and families on the same form with areas for entering information (names, addresses, part numbers, etc.). I have a Brother MFC printer that can scan the forms into a variety of

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: How to import printed form into writer in Linux?

2012-06-01 Thread Thomas Taylor
On Fri, 01 Jun 2012 10:41:41 +0200 Alexander Thurgood alex.thurg...@gmail.com wrote about [libreoffice-users] Re: How to import printed form into writer in Linux?: Le 01/06/12 09:32, Thomas Taylor a écrit : Hi Thomas, Are there any add-ons that would allow it to work with PDF files

Re: [libreoffice-users] Installation problem Windows 7 and LO 3.5

2012-05-29 Thread Thomas Taylor
On Tue, 29 May 2012 18:29:20 -0500 Emily Akin emilya...@live.com wrote about [libreoffice-users] Installation problem Windows 7 and LO 3.5: I have tried to install Libre Office 3.5 multiple times on my Windows 7 64-bit machine. When I start the install, a message comes up saying to Clos e

Re: [libreoffice-users] select en-dash and em-dash characters

2012-04-18 Thread Thomas Taylor
On Wed, 18 Apr 2012 18:10:18 +0200 Johnny Rosenberg gurus.knu...@gmail.com wrote: Den 17 april 2012 22:32 skrev Thomas Taylor li...@comcast.net: On Tue, 17 Apr 2012 18:09:31 +0200 Johnny Rosenberg gurus.knu...@gmail.com wrote: Den 16 april 2012 22:36 skrev Séamas Ó Brógáin s...@iol.ie

Re: [libreoffice-users] select en-dash and em-dash characters (added)

2012-04-18 Thread Thomas Taylor
On Wed, 18 Apr 2012 18:10:18 +0200 Johnny Rosenberg gurus.knu...@gmail.com wrote: Den 17 april 2012 22:32 skrev Thomas Taylor li...@comcast.net: On Tue, 17 Apr 2012 18:09:31 +0200 Johnny Rosenberg gurus.knu...@gmail.com wrote: Den 16 april 2012 22:36 skrev Séamas Ó Brógáin s...@iol.ie

Re: [libreoffice-users] select en-dash and em-dash characters

2012-04-17 Thread Thomas Taylor
On Tue, 17 Apr 2012 18:09:31 +0200 Johnny Rosenberg gurus.knu...@gmail.com wrote: Den 16 april 2012 22:36 skrev Séamas Ó Brógáin s...@iol.ie: Regina wrote: They are usually written via AutoCorrect. The simple hyphen is replaced with the en-dash or em-dash when the following word is

Re: [libreoffice-users] select en-dash and em-dash characters

2012-04-17 Thread Thomas Taylor
On Tue, 17 Apr 2012 10:48:22 +0100 Séamas Ó Brógáin s...@iol.ie wrote: Doug: Using the compose key, the default settings are: dash (em rule) --- en rule:--. How do you do that if your system (openSuSE 12.1) only allows two (2) key composition? Thanks,