Re: [libreoffice-users] Spell checking etc does not work

2018-08-27 Thread toki
On 2018-08-24 5:02 p.m., Ken Heard wrote: > .  The two options are English (UK) or English (USA).  Preceding > each option is a blue check mark with in a small font the letters ABC. > When I click on one or other of these options nothing happens; the What language does LibreOffice think your

Re: [libreoffice-users] broken file associations after installing the new version.

2018-07-19 Thread toki
On 19/07/18 04:34 PM, Tim-L wrote: > I wish LO would soon put out a read/write version for Android, and not just a > viewer, There is an experimental mode, that theoretically allows for editing of documents. It wouldn't open, much less edit any of the documents I tested. :( (One of the

Re: [libreoffice-users] About pseudo objects with Basic code ...

2018-07-09 Thread toki
On 09/07/18 05:19 AM, gordon cooper wrote: > GoTo. One of the curses of Basic, the GoTo. There is a Python implementation that includes GoTo! > One of our Pascal lecturers was very  anti-Basic and forbade us to use it,  > or to even talk about it My Pascal instructor was of the mind that the

Re: [libreoffice-users] About pseudo objects with Basic code ...

2018-07-08 Thread toki
On 08/07/18 09:04 PM, Tom Davies wrote: > I remember learning one form of basic in the 80s and that was pretty easy There is a book from the early/mid eighties, that is simply lists the vocabulary of the various dialects of BASIC in use then. IIRC, it was called _The BASIC Book_. It was written

Re: [libreoffice-users] My Templates?

2018-07-08 Thread toki
On 08/07/18 07:27 PM, James Knott wrote: >> You probably want to change the path at >> ">Tools >Options >Paths >Templates" >> to point to the location where you keep you templates. > I'll give that a try, once I find out where they went. If the email headers displayed here are correct, your are

Re: [libreoffice-users] My Templates?

2018-07-08 Thread toki
On 08/07/18 04:41 PM, James Knott wrote: > Didn't there used to be an item "My Templates? in LO?  You probably want to change the path at ">Tools >Options >Paths >Templates" to point to the location where you keep you templates. jonathon -- To unsubscribe e-mail to:

[libreoffice-users] Re: type backslash in "Find" dialog

2018-05-16 Thread toki
Thomas wrote: >While writing in Writer I get that backslash, but in the Find dialog I always get the "Yen" mark no matter what I do. Naturally, find dialog always tells me, there is no such thing as for example "backslash+p", since the find field contains on "yen+p". What codepage is the

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: Best practices when working with LibreOffice Impress?

2018-05-13 Thread toki
On 05/11/2018 01:45 PM, Gilles wrote: > I assume LO supports templates: Maybe I could build one, and ask all Two templates for those giving presentations: * Impress; * Write; Write is for what they say. Impress is for what they show. The biggest issue will be converting the Impress documents

Re: [libreoffice-users] Writer interface font size

2018-05-13 Thread toki
On 05/12/2018 07:12 PM, Dave Howorth wrote: > you'll need to buy an even bigger monitor as and when your eyesight does > deteriorate? That will happen regardless of when the first "large" monitor is purchased. What some people do, to avoid the cost of purchasing bigger and bigger monitors, is

Re: [libreoffice-users] How many of you deal with the Linux Users Group [Facebook]?

2018-05-08 Thread toki
On 05/02/2018 01:08 PM, Virgil Arrington wrote: > Do you have any information/opinion about various forms of markdown files > (i.e. Markdown, RestructureText, AsciiDoc). What happens when a screen reader meets markup language depends upon: # The program used to open the document; ** Some

Re: [libreoffice-users] How many of you deal with the Linux Users Group [Facebook]?

2018-05-02 Thread toki
On 05/01/2018 07:19 PM, Dave Howorth wrote: >> IOW, fill-able PDF is an extremely bad idea. > What's the 'approved' solution? In order of accessibility: * Plain text; * MS Doc; * MS Docx; * RTF; * ODT; The issue with RTF is that screen readers trip up on some of the markup syntax. The issue

Re: [libreoffice-users] How many of you deal with the Linux Users Group [Facebook]?

2018-05-01 Thread toki
On 05/01/2018 06:37 PM, Virgil Arrington wrote: > Can you explain why PDF is not accessible for ADA purposes? A PDF can consist of either text, or images, or a combination of the two. Screen readers can't read images. Provided your PDF is text only, it is accessible. If it has any images, or

Re: [libreoffice-users] How many of you deal with the Linux Users Group [Facebook]?

2018-05-01 Thread toki
On 04/30/2018 09:53 PM, Virgil Arrington wrote: > That was my thinking as well, which is why I'm intrigued by the possibility > of doing it directly within LO. Is it worth US$5,000 plus court costs plus attorney fees, to do something that is a known Section 508/ADA violation? I am not a

Re: [libreoffice-users] How many of you deal with the Linux Users Group [Facebook]?

2018-05-01 Thread toki
On 04/30/2018 07:39 PM, Tanstaafl wrote: > The easiest - and safst - approach would be to use Libreoffice to create > the form, save it as a fillable PDF form, then send that to your students.\ Government agencies make great targets for ADA 508 lawsuits, because they have deep pockets. Since

Re: [libreoffice-users] How many of you deal with the Linux Users Group [Facebook]?

2018-04-30 Thread toki
On 04/30/2018 07:20 AM, Luuk wrote: > The problem is the wrong choice of the school ('only DOC or DOCX documents') The real issue is why do LMS admins appear to routinely disable ODF file format compatibility? Is that something they do, or is it that they aren't aware of ODF file formats, or is

Re: [libreoffice-users] embedding fonts?

2018-04-20 Thread toki
On 04/19/2018 11:33 PM, Tim-L wrote: > How to make specific fonts embedded into the .odt file that has been exported > to a PDF file. ">File >Properties >Font" and check "Embed fonts in the document". Just be aware that including fonts makes the documents incredibly large. By way of example,

Re: [libreoffice-users] LibreOffice - patches

2018-04-10 Thread toki
On 04/10/2018 08:40 AM, Mike Scott wrote: > Theoretically true. But the learning curve for someone who's never done > it before is tremendously steep. That is probably an understatement. > I do believe a fast-track, *simple* change suggestion alternative might > be advantageous. +1 jonathon

Re: [libreoffice-users] Special Character Hunting - Libre Writer

2018-04-05 Thread toki
On 04/04/2018 09:24 PM, Johnny Rosenberg wrote: > Oh no! Not the reveal codes’ flame war again, please! Search the archives This isn't the standard "Reveal Codes" request. So the rational for the usual flamewar isn't present. jonathon -- To unsubscribe e-mail to:

Re: [libreoffice-users] One sheet with bullet points - why LO 6 better

2018-03-30 Thread toki
On 03/30/2018 06:06 PM, charles meyer wrote: > I'm really interested in the "why's" or "why nots" to upgrade to LO 6 as With the quasi-adaption of agile development, The use cases/user stories should make it easy to create one page sheets saying who will find the new version better, and who will

Re: [libreoffice-users] One sheet with bullet points - why LO 6 better

2018-03-28 Thread toki
On 03/28/2018 08:23 PM, charles meyer wrote: > I wondered if anyone has stumbled upon any short list of why is LO 6 better > than older versions? "Better Than" literally depends upon the specific user, and why they use LibO. By way of example, for those that use LibO for 3D modelling, LibO 5.4

Re: [libreoffice-users] bouncing messages?

2018-03-27 Thread toki
On 03/27/2018 04:28 PM, Thomas Blasejewicz wrote: > but all I get is a number : If you send an email to the appropriate address (^1), and put the message numbers in the body of the message, it will attempt to resend them to you. However, as oft as not, the messages bounced, because something in

Re: [libreoffice-users] LibreOffice - patches

2018-03-26 Thread toki
On 03/26/2018 07:56 PM, Tanstaafl wrote: >> I'm pretty sure "mainstream support" ended a few years ago. Quite what that means seems very unclear. > It isn't that hard. If what I was told was true, in 2010, Microsoft was still providing Tier 3 support to a customer that used MS Dos 5.0, and a

Re: [libreoffice-users] LibreOffice - patches

2018-03-22 Thread toki
On 03/21/2018 09:51 PM, Miss Lizzy wrote: >do you actually mean 'anyone' or are the patches development by your own team >of software developers? Anybody can submit patches. However, not all patches are accepted. > I also noticed the software package name has changed over a relatively short

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: [libreoffice-marketing] Sample documents showing off LibreOffice features

2018-02-26 Thread toki
On 02/26/2018 08:18 PM, Tim-L wrote: > "Ages Ago" - that means several versions ago, like 3.6.x or 4.4.x maybe? As in December 2017. > new abilities for rendering "complex" documents. What do you consider to be a "complex document"? A spreadsheet used as a one time pad password generator? A

Re: [libreoffice-users] what version of LO would work on a really old system?

2018-02-24 Thread toki
On 02/24/2018 08:35 AM, zahra a wrote: >to not install engineering programs like math, draw, base. Sounds like you want OOoLight, which is no longer maintained. jonathon -- To unsubscribe e-mail to: users+unsubscr...@global.libreoffice.org Problems?

Re: [libreoffice-users] what version of LO would work on a really old system?

2018-02-24 Thread toki
On 02/23/2018 09:27 PM, Tim-L wrote: > Did you know that the Ubuntu repositories do not install LO Math with LO? The last time I installed LibO from the Ubuntu repository, it also left out Base, the Help files, and something else (printing, perhaps.) jonathon -- To unsubscribe e-mail to:

[libreoffice-users] LibO 6.0.1.1 Themes

2018-02-14 Thread toki
All: Can somebody test this for me? Using LibreOffice 6.0.1.1 Close Libreoffice In ~/users/gallery/Persona add the following files: * header.png (3000 x 200 @ 200 dpi); * footer.png (3000 x 100 @ 200 dpi); * preview.png (67 x 200 dpi); Open LibreOffice. Tell me what changes you see in

Re: [libreoffice-users] Using the IBM line drawing set in Libreoffice

2018-01-20 Thread toki
On 01/20/2018 07:05 PM, James Knott wrote: > BTW, it's been well over 20 years since I last saw Wordstar. But the WordStar Command Set lives on, in the minds of those who think GUIs are, by definition, user-hostile, and as such, a thing to abhorred, and as such, killed on sight. jonathon --

Re: [libreoffice-users] installed disc usage for LO

2018-01-02 Thread toki
On 01/02/2018 01:11 AM, Tim-L wrote: > I hoped that my figure of 896 MB was not out of the norm. A complete install of the most popular grammar checker for LibreOffice --- Language Tool --- requires (rounded down) 38 GB. One of the Gallery extensions uses a GB of disk space. jonathon --

Re: [libreoffice-users] newer info of what was in a 2014 blog

2017-12-06 Thread toki
On 12/06/2017 04:49 PM, Tim-L wrote: >> Do you think my checklist should include EuroOffice for Android, and > Yes, if they are free and are forks of the original OpenOffice.org. EuroOffice for Android is gratis. Android OpenOffice has a pay-to-remove-advertising option. Those are the only two

Re: [libreoffice-users] newer info of what was in a 2014 blog

2017-12-05 Thread toki
On 12/05/2017 11:26 PM, Tim-L wrote: > Yes, it would be nice to have a good list of differences are, Do you think my checklist should include EuroOffice for Android, and Android OpenOffice? And along those lines, are there any forks/clones of OOo for iOS (iPhone, iPad, iPod)? jonathon --

Re: [libreoffice-users] newer info of what was in a 2014 blog

2017-12-05 Thread toki
On 12/05/2017 03:32 PM, Tim-L wrote: > That is the type of information we could use. IMNSHO, comparisons with EuroOffice and NeoOffice on the desktop, and EuroOffice and Android OpenOffice on the Android Platform would be be equally useful. That said, I'd rather see articles on functional

Re: [libreoffice-users] newer info of what was in a 2014 blog

2017-12-04 Thread toki
On 12/05/2017 01:02 AM, Tim-L wrote: > There is a lot more info in that post, beyond the small quoted text - > 4.2.5 listed as the current version - but is there any newer info about > the information stated in that post? Not really. AOo is still looking for developers. AOo still has troubling

Re: [libreoffice-users] External Hard Drives - to save my LO and other content

2017-10-17 Thread Toki
On 10/16/2017 06:53 PM, charles meyer wrote: > Have you found any such article? https://www.backblaze.com/hard-drive.html Wandering through the linked articles in that post, and their old blog posts, you can find one company's experience with hard drives. In one of their blog posts, is an

Re: [libreoffice-users] adding / using custom colours to LibreOffice

2017-10-17 Thread Toki
On 10/16/2017 03:32 AM, Gary Dale wrote: > You're labouring under the delusion that organizations all have budgets to do > such things. If an organisation has the budget to create a branding colour palette, they have the budget to create a soc file for LibreOffice. If the organisation does not

Re: [libreoffice-users] adding / using custom colours to LibreOffice

2017-10-14 Thread Toki
On 10/14/2017 04:29 PM, Gary Dale wrote: > With a GUI, you just need to know the colour codes and names. Time yourself creating the Sherwin-Williams Paint Colour Palette. >Which do you think people are more likely to use? An organisation will hire somebody to construct the colour palette. An

Re: [libreoffice-users] adding / using custom colours to LibreOffice

2017-10-11 Thread Toki
On 10/11/2017 02:48 PM, Gary Dale wrote: > Either way, with that many palettes in play, there should be a way to manage > them other than fiddling with XML files. Palettes are function specific. As such, if made according to the user specifications, there is no legitimate reason to change

Re: [libreoffice-users] adding / using custom colours to LibreOffice

2017-10-10 Thread Toki
On 10/10/2017 03:38 AM, Gary Dale wrote: > I agree that storing organizational (not necessarily corporate) colours > in "custom" may not always be the best idea, but given their small > number in any rational organization, creating a separate palette for > them is arguably also not a good idea.

Re: [libreoffice-users] [OffTopic] Bounce Message Notifications...

2017-10-09 Thread Toki
On 10/09/2017 10:23 PM, Wade Smart wrote: > Between OO and Libra I get a bouncing message notification at least once a > day. Don't worry, on both AOL mail and Yahoo Mail, you'll get double the number of bounces that you get on GMail. A couple of months ago I looked at what was bouncing, and

Re: [libreoffice-users] adding / using custom colours to LibreOffice

2017-10-09 Thread Toki
On 10/09/2017 08:21 PM, Regina Henschel wrote: > If a distro vendor will prevent using it from the share folder, you can > put the file into the 'config' folder of each user profile. It is still In this specific instance, there is no config folder. That was the first thing I tried doing. If I

Re: [libreoffice-users] adding / using custom colours to LibreOffice

2017-10-09 Thread Toki
On 10/09/2017 04:47 PM, Gary Dale wrote: > I volunteer with several organizations, some of whom have standard > colours that I would like to add to the LibreOffice colour palette. For those that insist on creating colour palettes from within LibO: * Install the _Colour Palette Exporter_

Re: [libreoffice-users] word count in impress

2017-10-05 Thread Toki
Zahra wrote: >also for me who use nvda screen reader can use preview in web browser, select all the document and nvda says the number of characters for me. Compare the number of characters that Write says the document has, with the number of characters that NVDA says the document has. jonathon

Re: [libreoffice-users] word count in impress

2017-10-04 Thread Toki
On 10/04/2017 12:20 AM, Thomas Blasejewicz wrote: > The _*number of words*_ (or the number of original (Japanese) characters) > defines how much money I get. Are you paid by the number of Japanese characters, or the number of words in the target language? If the latter, what is the definition

Re: [libreoffice-users] word count in impress

2017-10-03 Thread Toki
On 10/03/2017 05:26 PM, Krunose wrote: > Writer shouldn't show different word count for odt file and different for > docx file. Same for plain text and HTML. This gets into when presentation markup, structural markup, and syntactical markup are treated as words that are explicitly content, and

Re: [libreoffice-users] word count in impress

2017-10-03 Thread Toki
On 10/02/2017 04:13 PM, Thomas Blasejewicz wrote: > (A similar question posted on the net somewhere was "closed, because it is > irrelevant" ???) I'll hazard an explanation, without looking at the specific question so closed. a) There are four different ways to count the number of words in a

Re: [libreoffice-users] word count in impress

2017-10-03 Thread Toki
On 10/03/2017 07:46 AM, Krunose wrote: > And yes, seams something wrong with word count of html documents opened > in Writer. My test document has 62 words. Saved it as html, opened it in > Writer, counter says 70. But when I count by hand - still 62 words on > screen. This gets into what

Re: [libreoffice-users] SDW file format specification

2017-07-20 Thread Toki
On 07/19/2017 01:02 PM, Marcin Trendota wrote: > I'm looking a way to crack my old password-protected StarOffice files. http://libreoffice-environment.blogspot.com/search/label/encryption might be helpful. For various reasons, I haven't yet gotten to writing a Python script that runs an

Re: [libreoffice-users] Writer - Best Font Ever...Don't Lister to the Critics

2017-06-11 Thread toki
On 06/10/2017 05:18 PM, charles meyer wrote: > I'm looking for your experienced suggestions of which font(s) have you found > to be most clearly legible? What language? What writing system? Used where? For what type of content? From my perspective, there is no such thing as a legible font for

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

2017-05-27 Thread toki
On 05/27/2017 02:07 PM, Andreas Formiconi wrote: > However all Mac users were not able to use LibreLogo. Is there a security setting in Mac that needs to be flipped? Something to allow the execution of scripts within applications. > turtle and draw that way; however, as soon as you write a

Re: [libreoffice-users] Book

2017-05-25 Thread toki
On 05/25/2017 10:11 PM, Regina Henschel wrote: >> I've seen documents with 20,000 + styles, across paragraph, character, > That are surely no custom styles, but likely the automatic styles Custom styles. Instead of modifying the default style, a new style was created, whenever something was

Re: [libreoffice-users] Announcing Designing with LibreOffice excerpt: Styles and Templates

2017-05-25 Thread toki
On 05/25/2017 07:20 PM, Kevin O'Brien wrote: > But why on earth would anyone *not* want your complete book? Boggles the mind! _Styles and Templates_ is the quickref cheat sheet. The thing you get to the technically illiterate person in the office, who would be overwhelmed by the complete book.

Re: [libreoffice-users] Book

2017-05-25 Thread toki
On 05/25/2017 12:09 PM, Regina Henschel wrote: > The ODF specification part 1 has more than 800 pages and about 90 custom > styles. That gives no problems for me; Windows 7 with 4GB Ram and a > Windows-Score of 4.3. I've seen documents with 20,000 + styles, across paragraph, character, list, and

Re: [libreoffice-users] Book

2017-05-24 Thread toki
On 05/24/2017 11:56 PM, Brian Grawburg wrote: >There are several different type faces, including Greek, which may slow things >down. The only slow down is from applying the appropriate styles. My recommendation is to use language specific styles. > I've also wondered about not using

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: [Enhancement] writer: Footnote / Endnote Styles according to standards

2017-05-24 Thread toki
On 05/24/2017 02:42 PM, V Stuart Foote w > Sorry, but the simple truth is that developing and maintaining just a few of > the diverse range of defined styles is out of scope for LibreOffice A Citation Style Language aware extension could, in theory, support all 8,000+ formatting styles that are

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: Libre Writer - special characters

2017-05-09 Thread toki
On 05/08/2017 02:21 PM, Tim-L--Elmira-NY wrote: > If you know of a free Unicode font that has near Ariel's number of symbols > and glyphs, I would really like to know. NoTo Sans * from Google. It is meant as a web only font, but it works OK for printing. The entire set takes up somewhere

Re: [libreoffice-users] Libre Writer - special characters

2017-05-06 Thread toki
On 05/06/2017 03:38 PM, charles meyer wrote: > In special characters I typed in 211E in the Decimal box but did not get > the prescription symbol. 211E is hexadecimal, not decimal. As such, when using the decimal box, the E from 211E will be discarded. For the decimal box, use 271. > Aren’t

Re: [libreoffice-users] Enhancements to Calc functions

2017-04-24 Thread toki
On 04/23/2017 02:12 PM, David Lynch wrote: > SUBSTITUTE("Text"; "SearchText"; "NewText"; Occurrence) > REPLACE("Text"; Position; Length; "NewText") What is the use case for those functions? > MATCH(SearchCriterion; LookupArray; Type) Why use this, rather than VLookUp or HLookUp? jonathon --

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: Libreoffice Base

2017-04-24 Thread toki
On 04/24/2017 02:40 PM, Robert Großkopf wrote: > I won't change to Firebird with any version of LO at this moment. I haven't been following the FireBird migration. (I'd rather use SQLite. But SQLite is only for those who like to live dangerously.) > There is no problem to use the internal

Re: [libreoffice-users] Libreoffice Base

2017-04-21 Thread toki
On 04/21/2017 07:00 AM, lismurn wrote: > 1. Is Base being supported or is it dead in the water. Base is, and will continue to be supported. The embedded database engine is in the process of changing from HSQLdb to FireBird. This change has caused some users to be confused, and think that the

Re: [libreoffice-users] i have questions about licensing in libreoffice.

2017-04-18 Thread toki
On 04/17/2017 09:01 AM, nasrin khaksar wrote: > i heard sometimes that openoffice license is license of oracle company. Oracle purchased Sun. That purchase included the trademarks, copyrights, and other intellectual property rights held by OpenOffice.org. After a couple of years, Oracle donated

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: LibreOffice Viewer Roadmap

2017-04-06 Thread toki
On 04/06/2017 05:33 PM, Tom Davies wrote: > Errr, sorry my question looks so rude! Not rude. More like an exclamation of surprise, such as when the referee knocks out the football player. > wondering if i have been wrong, and giving wrong advice as a result! Base works well with most

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: LibreOffice Viewer Roadmap

2017-04-06 Thread toki
On 04/06/2017 07:05 AM, Alexander Thurgood wrote: > the main problem with SQLite in relation to its use in LO is its lack of > strong data typing Data typing and SQLite are mutually exclusive concepts. > in SQLite, which doesn't bode well when trying to determine whether the > string is a

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: LibreOffice Viewer Roadmap

2017-04-05 Thread toki
On 04/05/2017 09:50 AM, Alexander Thurgood wrote: > instantiate one, and at least hsqldb.jar and/or embedded firebird db engines > and probably a few other jar files ... ... > for ODB files that use a separate db engine, that would require a whole other > specific development. Thanks. I hadn't

[libreoffice-users] LibreOffice Viewer Roadmap

2017-04-04 Thread toki
All: Currently, LibreOffice Viewer only ods, odc, and odp files. Are there any plans for it to support odg and odb files, in the near/mid/long term future? In theory, in as much as the draw engine is a subset of the presentation engine, odg support should be currently available. jonathon --

Re: [libreoffice-users] problem with Inserting Iranian date

2017-03-27 Thread toki
On 03/27/2017 12:43 PM, V Stuart Foote wrote: > but while we support an fa_IR locale, I don't think we actually provide a > calendar format for Jalali, I've a dim recollection about stumbling across a hatnote on Jalali. specifically, that it was implemented, but not for en_* or fa_* locales.

Re: [libreoffice-users] Check Template

2017-03-20 Thread toki
On 03/20/2017 05:28 PM, Brian Barker wrote: > Your bank may well not be happy accepting cheques that are not printed using > magnetic ink. In the United States, banks have a special surcharge for check processing. Magnetic ink, or lack thereof, is irrelevant. I've seen photographs of bank

[libreoffice-users] Adding Metadata

2017-03-02 Thread toki
All: Is there an easy to add roughly 50 fields of metadata to each of around 250 documents? I tried editing the meta.xml file, but upon opening the document with LibO, I consistently received a "corrupt document" error message. jonathon -- To unsubscribe e-mail to:

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

2017-03-01 Thread toki
On 03/01/2017 06:58 PM, Steve Edmonds wrote: > I came across this information that covers converting my type 1 fonts > that may be useful. > http://fontforge.github.io/en-US/documentation/scripting/ Whilst that works for FLOSS fonts, the vast majority of Type 1 Fonts are proprietary, and such

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

2017-02-28 Thread toki
On 02/28/2017 06:08 PM, Bruce Byfield wrote: > The same argument could be used of TrueType fonts. The days of TrueType fonts are numbered. However, OpenType support is not yet universal. :( > Why should they, when support for them remains? Support for Type 1 is, at best, spotty. > designers

Re: [libreoffice-users] Default font in LO calc

2017-02-21 Thread toki
On 02/21/2017 02:56 AM, Ian Whitfield wrote: > It's no wonder some people leave LO for other programs!! Like all software that offers users options, some learning of how to use the program is required. I understand why software learning is not done --- skill testing either ignores, or actively

Re: [libreoffice-users] Default font in LO calc

2017-02-20 Thread toki
02/20/2017 02:06 PM, Ian Whitfield wrote: > I just want the Font and size that I selected to be the Default for all new Spreadsheets!! Which is precisely why you both want and need to construct, and use a default template. jonathon -- To unsubscribe e-mail to:

Re: [libreoffice-users] questions about libreoffice shortcuts and installation

2017-02-17 Thread toki
On 02/16/2017 07:33 PM, nasrin khaksar wrote: > 1- is it possible to install libreoffice x86 on 64 bit windows? Yes. > 2- whats restart manager which is available in libreoffice 5.3.0? ">Tools >Options >LibreOffice >General" Enable System Quickstarter is a checkbox.

Re: [libreoffice-users] help with standard.soc file color defining

2017-02-13 Thread toki
On 02/13/2017 10:40 AM, hdv wrote: > You are correct concerning ase palettes. > However, the feature is not complete yet, because you have to add the palettes by hand at the moment. I just dumped my ASE palettes into /opt/Libreoffice5/share/palettes, then tested it, by opening a file to change

Re: [libreoffice-users] help with standard.soc file color defining

2017-02-09 Thread toki
On 02/09/2017 07:49 PM, Tim---Kracked_P_P---webmaster wrote: > I am having trouble adding the Resene color palette to the > "standard.soc" file. Two different Resene Palettes can be found at https://groups.io/g/ODF_Templates/files/ColourPalettes . For some reason, I'm under the impression that

Re: [libreoffice-users] How to synchronize CTL formatting to Western formatting in Writer?

2016-11-29 Thread toki
On 29/11/16 03:30, Till Ulen wrote: > The author of the document used only the Western Font settings to format it. That is problem # 2. What writing system(s) does the document content use? What language(s) does the document content use? What dialect of those languages does the document use? >

Re: [libreoffice-users] How to synchronize CTL formatting to Western formatting in Writer?

2016-11-28 Thread toki
On 28/11/16 16:19, Till Ulen wrote: > combinations of sizes and styles. All the formatting is specified as Western > Text Font, and LibreOffice Writer displays it properly. Each piece > of text, whatever its Western formatting is, specifies that in a CTL language > (such as Arabic) it should be

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: Struggling with Hebrew in LO

2016-11-23 Thread toki
On 28/10/16 22:26, CVAlkan wrote: > Would love to see it when you have a prototype ... Instead of creating a program from scratch, I'm going to modify an existing one. The downside is that I have to learn another programming language. Along the way, I'll also have to fix some existing bugs in

Re: [libreoffice-users] Can I discard temp/.tmp directories?

2016-11-11 Thread toki
On 11/11/2016 02:28, amaloney wrote: > In my user directory the temp directory contains 139 directories As far as LibO is concerned, that can be deleted at any time, with little to no ill-effects. Depending upon your OS, deleting them might cause undesirable side-effects. jonathon -- To

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: Adding Watermarks

2016-10-31 Thread toki
On 31/10/2016 21:47, Ken Springer wrote: > Thanks, Dave, but it's not necessary. I have few docs to do that need a > "Draft" watermark, then I don't think I'll need it again in the Going forward, you can abuse the classification system, by selecting "Internal Only" as the classification. This

Re: [libreoffice-users] Libra Office and MS Word compatibility query

2016-10-17 Thread toki
On 17/10/2016 14:23, Tanstaafl wrote: > By all means, please provide an example of something that could cause this... I don't have any examples that can be publicly distributed. > But we are not talking about 10 years ago and a brand new file format. I'm talking about documents created with

Re: [libreoffice-users] Libra Office and MS Word compatibility query

2016-10-15 Thread toki
On 15/10/2016 00:35, Hunter Johnson wrote: >so that someone using MS Word can then work with it with no problems ? It all depends upon how the formatting is MS Word is done, and what features and functionality in MS Word are used. The only way to know if LibO will do what you want, is to use

Re: [libreoffice-users] Template Changer

2016-10-11 Thread toki
On 11/10/2016 13:56, Julian Brooks wrote: >for my particular usage, it's a thesis Before changing anything in the template, read everything you can find about the institution's policies on thesis submissions. It isn't uncommon for educational institutions to have very specific design

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: Trial of LibreOffice

2016-10-04 Thread toki
On 04/10/2016 15:35, Tom Davies wrote: > I think the problem was caused by LibreOffice and OpenOffice (and i think > the various forks which have now mostly merged back into LO or AOO afaik) > using the same command to open; > soffice That is a problem when one doesn't use the full path, when

Re: [libreoffice-users] F-Droid

2016-10-03 Thread toki
On 03/10/2016 18:45, anne-ology wrote: > therefore why is it up to LO users to update their directory. F-Droid only lists FLOSS that specifically requests to be included. One of the few responsibilities of the requester, is that both app updates, and program descriptions are kept current. As

RE: [libreoffice-users] Writing large or complex documents

2016-09-08 Thread toki
Kracked Press wrote: >I see the postings about the complexity of the documents, but I have not seen any info about the size of the documents that are part of the "writing large" statement. Document length does not correlate with document complexity. > But how many pages in the document would be

Re: [libreoffice-users] Goodbye to Open Office (maybe?)

2016-09-04 Thread toki
On 03/09/2016 11:50, CVAlkan wrote: > Is this a case of "Where there's smoke ..." Pretty much since AOo entered the Apache fold, it has had problems. Some were major, such as no release manager for months. Some were minor, such as an inability to produce documentation. As far as actual

Re: [libreoffice-users] Overly aggressive autofomatting issues in LibreOffice

2016-08-26 Thread toki
On 26/08/2016 14:13, M Henri Day wrote: > - while dealing more specifically with Microsoft's Excel, should, as noted > in the next-to-last paragraph, give even LibreOffice developers pause. If > the claim that LibreOffice behaves like Microsoft Office in this particular a)The actual research

Re: [libreoffice-users] Libre Office

2016-08-23 Thread toki
On 22/08/2016 14:48, Mukesh Chaurasia wrote: > 1. What is the procedure for patch updates for LibreOffice? Basically, uninstall the old version of LibO, install the new version of LibO. As a general rule, copying the /config/LibO/old-version/user directory to /config/LibO/new-version/user

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: Ancient Greek Extension Problem

2016-08-18 Thread toki
On 18/08/2016 15:44, CVAlkan wrote: > Another character that annoys me in most fonts' Greek glyphs is the phi I had a dim recollection that something was wrong with a couple of other glyphs, but couldn't remember what. At least one can legally modify the SBL BibLit fonts. Rename it if

Re: [libreoffice-users] FYI: Writer watermarks template

2016-08-18 Thread toki
On 18/08/2016 12:45, Armin Le Grand wrote: > with all fill attributes available now in Writer, just go to 'page...' The Watermarks Template and Classification Toolbar address slightly different issues. jonathon -- To unsubscribe e-mail to: users+unsubscr...@global.libreoffice.org Problems?

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: Ancient Greek Extension Problem

2016-08-18 Thread toki
On 18/08/2016 10:43, CVAlkan wrote: > Sorry - it absolutely is a font problem! Try SBL BibLit. jonathon -- 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:

Re: [libreoffice-users] setting default save directory?

2016-08-17 Thread toki
On 17/08/2016 16:38, pfyre wrote: > is a way to stop LibreOffice from automatically wanting to save files to > 'OneDrive>Documents>'? What is the complete path at ">Tools >Options > LibreOffice >Paths >My Documents"? jonathon -- To unsubscribe e-mail to:

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: Ancient Greek Extension Problem

2016-08-17 Thread toki
On 17/08/2016 15:05, CVAlkan wrote: > Given the popularity of Ancient Greek (really?), I wouldn't be surprised if most people use it for Koine Greek, rather than Attic Greek, which is what it was designed for. grc-koi v grc-att. >I mainly wanted the spell checker The last time I looked at the

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: Islamic Calendar

2016-08-12 Thread toki
On 12/08/2016 11:49, CVAlkan wrote: > The point is, I suppose, that we must settle for the 99% of needs we have; > it seems unlikely that any software will ever support *every* such variation. True. Which is why, given the difficulties in constructing an Islamic calendar, I'm surprised that it

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: Islamic Calendar

2016-08-12 Thread toki
On 12/08/2016 13:27, Gary Dale wrote: > I note that a similar issue occurred in Europe when the start of the new > year was moved from Easter to January 1. Historians deal with it by > listing both years for dates prior to switch. I suspect that they > probably do something similar, or cite the

Re: [libreoffice-users] Islamic Calendar

2016-08-11 Thread toki
On 11/08/2016 21:30, Gary Dale wrote: > Why should calendars be tied to locales? For Lunar based calenders, which is what the Islamic calendar is, the issue is which meridian to use, for sighting the new moon. For those who use the Thelemic Calendar, both longitude and latitude are significant.

[libreoffice-users] Islamic Calendar

2016-08-11 Thread toki
All: Can somebody either point to or explain why Islamic Calendar functions are only available for the following locales: * ar_EG: Arabic Egypt; * ar_LB: Arabic Lebanon; * ar_SA: Arabic Saudi Arabia; * ar_TUN: Arabic Tunisia; I couldn't find anything on the LibreOffice website in English, Dutch,

RE: [libreoffice-users] "Choosing Fonts" book released

2016-08-09 Thread toki
Bruce wrote: >>Slightly more advanced, is configuring styles so that a single glyph looks like it is two, or more colours. >Interesting. I did not know that. Thanks for the correction! I was hoping DwL would contain more about advanced use of styles. Maybe that is for a sequel. jonathon --

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: Compatibility of LO Base with Access databases

2016-08-04 Thread toki
On 02/08/2016 16:39, Ken Springer wrote: >> Now that you mentioned dBase, you may, or may not, be aware that LO has >> a dBase option. But a limitation to it that I found is that older > I didn't know this, but must admit dBase is probably not the best answer. For most individuals, dBase3 is

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: Compatibility of LO Base with Access databases

2016-08-01 Thread toki
On 31/07/2016 19:32, Ken Springer wrote: > Personally, I like the idea of the complete database package, as I think > it makes it easier for the average person to create something useful for > them. How much functionality does the Access2Base extension offer, in terms of making it easier to

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