[libreoffice-users] LO 4.0.3.3: 'Insert: Horizontal rule' is missing

2013-06-13 Thread Maurice Batey
Having installed Mageia-3 on a trial basis, I have come across an omission in its LO 4.0.3.3 that I have been using on Mageia-2's LO 3.5.7.2, namely 'Insert: Horizontal rule' The result is that any document prepared with 3.5.7.2 does not appear correctly under 4.0.3.3. I see from:

[libreoffice-users] Re: LO 4.0.3.3: 'Insert: Horizontal rule' is missing

2013-06-13 Thread Maurice Batey
On Thu, 13 Jun 2013 15:32:49 +, Maurice wrote: I shall raise a bug report. Now raised, but I still don't have a bug report number. The gist of it is that the omission* of the Horizontal Rule option has created a problem for documents that already have such lines, i.e. it was an

[libreoffice-users] Re: LO 4.0.3.3: 'Insert: Horizontal rule' is missing

2013-06-13 Thread Maurice Batey
On Thu, 13 Jun 2013 18:45:40 +0100, I wrote: I still don't have a bug report number. https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=65719 (Marked as a duplicate of : https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=60858 -- /\/\aurice -- To unsubscribe e-mail to:

[libreoffice-users] Re: Re: LO 4.0.3.3: 'Insert: Horizontal rule' is missing

2013-06-14 Thread Maurice Batey
On Thu, 13 Jun 2013 21:50:52 +0100, Tom Davies wrote: Congrats Maurice if you were the one that marked-as-duplicate!  Misplaced, I'm afraid! (I raised it because I couidn't find the existing one...) If Stuart did it then many thanks again to him for all his work.  'twas indeed. Yes -

[libreoffice-users] Re: LO 4.0.3.3: 'Insert: Horizontal rule' is missing

2013-06-14 Thread Maurice Batey
On Thu, 13 Jun 2013 12:33:14 -0700, V Stuart Foote wrote: I have started a UX-Advise thread on design review of how Horizontal Rulers can be reintroduced to the Writer GUI. Great news, Stuart! Good hunting -- /\/\aurice -- To unsubscribe e-mail to:

[libreoffice-users] LO 3,5,5,3: Odd miror-image landscape diff with LO 3.4.5

2012-12-09 Thread Maurice Batey
I have a 'long-envelope' file that I use fpr printing out envelopes with my address on the left and an addressee box on the right. Using LO 3.4.5 under Mandriva 2010.2 I insert the blank envelope on the RIGHT-hand side of the printer (HP5150) paper feed. Works fine. Using LO 3.5.5.3 under

[libreoffice-users] Re: LO 3,5,5,3: Odd miror-image landscape diff with LO 3.4.5

2012-12-09 Thread Maurice Batey
On Sun, 09 Dec 2012 19:34:05 +, I wrote: Not a problem Actually, it is a problem when a stack of envelopes are being printed, as the pressure bars are arranged to confine the stack on the RIGHT-hand side of the printer feed tray. -- /\/\aurice -- For unsubscribe instructions

[libreoffice-users] [SOLVED?] Re: LO 3, 5, 5, 3: Odd miror-image landscape diff with LO 3.4.5

2012-12-10 Thread Maurice Batey
On Sun, 09 Dec 2012 19:34:05 +, Maurice Batey wrote: I have to insert the blank envelope on the LEFT-hand side of the same printer's paper feed. Deafening silence! For what it's worth, I solved the problem by going into (Print) Properties/General/Printer Language Type and changing

[libreoffice-users] Re: LO 3,5,5,3: Odd miror-image landscape diff with LO 3.4.5

2012-12-14 Thread Maurice Batey
On Thu, 13 Dec 2012 19:42:11 -0600, anne-ology wrote: Odd that the printer settings should change That was my thought also! -- /\/\aurice -- For unsubscribe instructions e-mail to: users+h...@global.libreoffice.org Problems?

[libreoffice-users] Re: LO 3,5,5,3: Odd miror-image landscape diff with LO 3.4.5

2012-12-14 Thread Maurice Batey
On Thu, 13 Dec 2012 21:07:13 -0500, webmaster-Kracked_P_P wrote: Are you using the Mageia repository version of LO or the LO site download? Mageia repository. Manual feed, or tray feed? Tray I know that LO can have some printer setting issues that other software [like default PDF

[libreoffice-users] Installing LO 3.4.5

2012-01-18 Thread Maurice Batey
Within a bug report I have been asked to install try LO 3.4.5, which I have already downloaded (+ GB-lang help packs). Has the install procedure changed since the following details kindly provided for installing 3.3?:

[libreoffice-users] Re: Installing LO 3.4.5

2012-01-19 Thread Maurice Batey
On Wed, 18 Jan 2012 12:23:24 +, I wrote: has the install procedure changed? The answer is 'no'; that procedure worked perfectly! -- /\/\aurice -- For unsubscribe instructions e-mail to: users+h...@global.libreoffice.org Problems?

[libreoffice-users] Re: How to migrate OpenOfficec Writer settings into LinbreOffice Writer

2012-01-19 Thread Maurice Batey
On Tue, 30 Nov 2010 11:58:51 -0800, Mark wrote: You should be able to import the templates using the File-Templates-Organize, then right click on the folder into which you want to import and select Import. The problem with that is that Import does not show 'hidden' directories (i.e. those

[libreoffice-users] Re: Re: How to migrate OpenOfficec Writer settings into LinbreOffice Writer

2012-01-20 Thread Maurice Batey
On Fri, 20 Jan 2012 00:29:34 +0100, Cor Nouws wrote: You can type the dot in the field. Yes, indeed, but then one has to remember to remove the '.ooo3' before opening the .ooo3 directory. Messy! OK - as you and others have described, there *are* of course ways of importing templates (and

[libreoffice-users] Re: How to migrate OpenOfficec Writer settings into LinbreOffice Writer

2012-01-20 Thread Maurice Batey
On Thu, 19 Jan 2012 16:31:39 -0800, NoOp wrote: Tools|Options|General|- untick Open/Save 'Use LO dialogs Using LO 3.4.5, when I select Tools/Options/General, I do not see anything like that - just: HELP: Tips, Help Agent, Extended Tips, Reset help Agent DOCUMENT STATUS: Printing set,

[libreoffice-users] Re: Re: How to migrate OpenOfficec Writer settings into LinbreOffice Writer

2012-01-20 Thread Maurice Batey
On Fri, 20 Jan 2012 13:53:54 +, Tom Davies wrote: Tools - Options - LibreOffice - General is the right place. Well, when I said: when I select Tools/Options/General, I do not see anything like that... - it did of course map out - as you say - to Tools - Options - LibreOffice

[libreoffice-users] Re: Re: Re: How to migrate OpenOfficec Writer settings into LinbreOffice Writer

2012-01-20 Thread Maurice Batey
On Fri, 20 Jan 2012 14:09:16 +0100, Cor Nouws wrote: The first time you install LibreOffice with an OOo user profile, that will be (mostly) imported. Yesterday, I installed LO 3.4.5 on another PC here (to replace Open Office). What option in the install mechanism would have caused it to

[libreoffice-users] Re: How to migrate OpenOfficec Writer settings into LinbreOffice Writer

2012-01-20 Thread Maurice Batey
On Thu, 19 Jan 2012 16:31:39 -0800, NoOp wrote: Tools|Options|General|- untick Open/Save 'Use LO dialogs. Then OK. Now when you are in the primary directory, just right click the directory window and select 'Show Hidden Files'. None of that in my LO 3.4.5! But I've just looked at

[libreoffice-users] Re: Re: Re: Re: How to migrate OpenOfficec Writer settings into LinbreOffice Writer

2012-01-20 Thread Maurice Batey
On Fri, 20 Jan 2012 16:15:10 +, Tom Davies wrote: after switching your file-browser to show hidden filesfolders you will see them. Always thus set, but LO's 'Import templates' goes into a minimal ad hoc display window, with no such option obtainable (unless I've missed something...).

[libreoffice-users] Re: Re: Re: Re: How to migrate OpenOfficec Writer settings into LinbreOffice Writer

2012-01-20 Thread Maurice Batey
On Fri, 20 Jan 2012 16:15:10 +, Tom Davies wrote: http://wiki.documentfoundation.org/Documentation/UserProfiles That shows No text on this page. Need to take the 's' off the end of 'Userprofiles' above. -- /\/\aurice -- For unsubscribe instructions e-mail to:

[libreoffice-users] Re: Re: How to migrate OpenOfficec Writer settings into LibreOffice Writer

2012-01-20 Thread Maurice Batey
On Fri, 20 Jan 2012 12:17:03 -0500, Dan Lewis wrote: When following the path I just gave, there is a section centered vertically on the right side of that page labeled: Open/Save dialogs. ; in LO, the check box is labeled Use LibreOffice dialogs. Let me say one more time: That does not

[libreoffice-users] Re: Re: Re: How to migrate OpenOfficec Writer settings into LibreOffice Writer

2012-01-20 Thread Maurice Batey
On Fri, 20 Jan 2012 13:56:09 -0500, drew wrote: just installed 3.4.5 (Ubuntu 11.04 AMD64) the option is there. Mandriva 2010.2 32-bit PowerPack, KDE. LibreOffice 3.4.5 OOO340m1 (Build:502) (En-GB) -- /\/\aurice -- For unsubscribe instructions e-mail to:

[libreoffice-users] Re: How to migrate OpenOfficec Writer settings into LinbreOffice Writer

2012-01-20 Thread Maurice Batey
On Fri, 20 Jan 2012 13:08:53 +, I wrote: Using LO 3.4.5, when I select Tools/Options/General, I do not see anything like that - just: HELP: Tips, Help Agent, Extended Tips, Reset help Agent DOCUMENT STATUS: Printing set, Allow to save doc even if not mod..., YEAR: Interpret as

[libreoffice-users] Re: How to migrate OpenOfficec Writer settings into LinbreOffice Writer

2012-01-21 Thread Maurice Batey
On Fri, 20 Jan 2012 11:15:44 -0800, NoOp wrote: Mine is 3.4.5 from http://www.libreoffice.org/download/ - deb files. LibreOffice 3.4.5 OOO340m1 (Build:502) Where did you get yours from? http://www.libreoffice.org/download/ (Mandriva RPMs) --- LibreOffice 3.4.5 OOO340m1 (Build:502) --

[libreoffice-users] Re: Re: Re: Re: How to migrate OpenOfficec Writer settings into LinbreOffice Writer

2012-01-21 Thread Maurice Batey
On Fri, 20 Jan 2012 20:23:18 +0100, Cor Nouws wrote: I should have written when there is a OOo user profile on your system, But there *was*! -- /\/\aurice -- For unsubscribe instructions e-mail to: users+h...@global.libreoffice.org Problems?

[libreoffice-users] Re: Re: How to migrate OpenOfficec Writer settings into LinbreOffice Writer

2012-01-21 Thread Maurice Batey
On Fri, 20 Jan 2012 20:31:14 +0100, Cor Nouws wrote: might well be related to KDE or your distribution :-) I can't begin to imagine how the missing option could be due to using KDE, but of course as I use the 'Mandriva' download file there is always the possiblity that somehow the Mandriva

[libreoffice-users] Re: How to migrate OpenOfficec Writer settings into LinbreOffice Writer

2012-01-21 Thread Maurice Batey
On Sat, 21 Jan 2012 17:42:25 +, I wrote: --- LibreOffice 3.4.5 OOO340m1 (Build:502) Installed on 2 PC's here (both running Mandriva 2010.2. Neither shows that Open/Save option. -- /\/\aurice -- For unsubscribe instructions e-mail to: users+h...@global.libreoffice.org

[libreoffice-users] Re: Re: How to migrate OpenOfficec Writer settings into LinbreOffice Writer

2012-01-22 Thread Maurice Batey
On Sat, 21 Jan 2012 17:47:10 +, I wrote: I shall enquire in the Mandriva newsgroup. No response yet from anyone using 3.4.5, but: 1 Mandriva user of LO 3.4.4 reports 'not there', whereas 1 MageiaIS there! -- /\/\aurice -- For

[libreoffice-users] Re: Re: How to migrate OpenOfficec Writer settings into LinbreOffice Writer

2012-01-23 Thread Maurice Batey
On Sun, 22 Jan 2012 15:38:21 -0500, webmaster for Kracked Press Productions wrote: Kompozer ... I use it to, and no where do I know will it allow me to set it as the default package for displaying HTM/HTML files. Here in Mandriva KDE land: System Settings|File Associations|Text|Html|Add

[libreoffice-users] Re: How to migrate OpenOfficec Writer settings into LinbreOffice Writer

2012-01-23 Thread Maurice Batey
On Sun, 22 Jan 2012 12:48:09 +, I wrote: Still awaiting news of what other LO users on Mandriva report. One fellow Mandriva user reports: Decided to logout and then re-login using every other window manager available with Mandriva 2010.2. The only time that the LO Open/Save

[libreoffice-users] Re: Re: Re: How to migrate OpenOfficec Writer settings into LinbreOffice Writer

2012-01-23 Thread Maurice Batey
On Mon, 23 Jan 2012 06:56:36 -0800, Fridolin Gansheimer wrote: ? You previously asked the question I quoted, and I described the options used with Mandriva KDE to achieve your wish w.r.t. Kompozer HTML files (in case you had similar options available). -- /\/\aurice -- For

[libreoffice-users] Re: How to migrate OpenOfficec Writer settings into LinbreOffice Writer

2012-01-23 Thread Maurice Batey
On Mon, 23 Jan 2012 10:25:20 -0800, NoOp wrote: already confirmed Our postings seemed to have crosssed on the wires... -- /\/\aurice -- For unsubscribe instructions e-mail to: users+h...@global.libreoffice.org Problems?

[libreoffice-users] Re: Re: How to migrate OpenOfficec Writer settings into LinbreOffice Writer

2012-01-24 Thread Maurice Batey
On Sun, 22 Jan 2012 16:35:13 +, I wrote: 1 Mandriva user of LO 3.4.4 reports 'not there', whereas Although I've just booted Mandriva 2011 (KDE) and its LO 3.4.3 *does* show the Open/Save option... -- /\/\aurice -- For unsubscribe instructions e-mail to:

[libreoffice-users] Problem printing an .xls file

2012-01-27 Thread Maurice Batey
The file referenced below prints correctly under OpenOffice Writer 3.2.1, but not with LO 3.4.5. (Tried on 2 different PC's, two different printers.) Under LO 3.4.5, although a Print Preview is complete, the actual printed page is missing several inches of text on the right. (The rightmost

[libreoffice-users] Re: off-list Re: Re: Re: How to migrate OpenOfficec Writer settings into LinbreOffice Writer

2012-01-27 Thread Maurice Batey
On Fri, 27 Jan 2012 14:30:39 +, Tom Davies wrote: Did you manage to solve the problem in the end? Did you get any good answers from the LO mailing list? Was the UserProfile page any help? Yes, yes, yes - thanks to all! -- /\/\aurice -- For unsubscribe instructions e-mail

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

2012-01-27 Thread Maurice Batey
On Fri, 27 Jan 2012 13:02:01 -0500, Thomas Damratowski wrote: the rightmost horizontal line is missing. Not rightmost *vertical* line? -- /\/\aurice -- For unsubscribe instructions e-mail to: users+h...@global.libreoffice.org Problems?

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

2012-01-27 Thread Maurice Batey
On Fri, 27 Jan 2012 13:01:18 -0500, Don C. Myers wrote: it prints fine except there is no left hand margin. Windows, Linux, Don? -- /\/\aurice -- For unsubscribe instructions e-mail to: users+h...@global.libreoffice.org Problems?

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

2012-01-28 Thread Maurice Batey
On Fri, 27 Jan 2012 13:35:03 -0500, Don C. Myers wrote: Ubuntu 11.10 with LibreOffice 3.4.5 downloaded from LibreOffice. Someone in the Mandriva newsgroup thought you might be interested in his comments: Can't help except perhaps indirectly, sorry File prints in LO 3.4.4 here if I have

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

2012-01-28 Thread Maurice Batey
On Fri, 27 Jan 2012 17:25:00 +, I wrote: The file referenced below prints correctly under OpenOffice Writer 3.2.1, but not with LO 3.4.5.+ Same problem reported om Mandriva and Mageia - in my case at least with a fully-updated Mandriva 2010.2 PowerPack. Seems what is happening is that

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

2012-02-03 Thread Maurice Batey
On Fri, 27 Jan 2012 17:25:00 +, I wrote: Before I raise this in a Bug report See: https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=45340 A workaround has been found by 'TJ' in the Mandriva newsgroup: When in LO's 'print file', go in to Printer Settings and change 'PDF' to 'Postscript'

[libreoffice-users] Re: [PDF instead of Postscript - Printing] Re: Problem printing an .xls file

2012-02-04 Thread Maurice Batey
On Fri, 03 Feb 2012 19:13:09 -0800, NoOp wrote: Actually they did indeed make it to OOo-dev 3.4.0 DEV300m106 (Build:9582) as that build has the same issue as LO. OK - thanks for the update! Till Kamppeter pretty much rocks IMO if he's aware of the situation you can pretty much bet that

[libreoffice-users] Re: Printing in LO 3.5

2012-03-07 Thread Maurice Batey
On Tue, 06 Mar 2012 22:26:31 +0100, Heinrich Stoellinger wrote: Is there a way to change the default? I had a similar prblem with .xls files on LO 3.4.5, and someone gave the following sequence (which worked) to achieve the change: Open spadmin* (printer administration) select the printer

[libreoffice-users] Re: Re: Printing in LO 3.5

2012-03-08 Thread Maurice Batey
On Wed, 07 Mar 2012 17:31:45 +0100, Heinrich Stoellinger wrote: I don't want to have to do it EVERY TIME I print something (which is quite often!). I would like a way to set the default to PostScript... Did you try selecting Postscript Level 2 (not just Postscript)? That worked on LO

[libreoffice-users] Re: Re: Re: Printing in LO 3.5

2012-03-08 Thread Maurice Batey
On Thu, 08 Mar 2012 20:15:52 +0100, Heinrich Stoellinger wrote: it reverts to PDF after restarting LO even if setting it to Postscript Level 2 in the device dialog for printing a file. Oh dear! I think I shall delay updating to 3.5.0 in that case.,, -- /\/\aurice -- For

[libreoffice-users] LO Bete 3.3: Strange wiggly lines when viewing a file.

2010-11-29 Thread Maurice Batey
Having just installed LibreOffice 3.3 Beta and trying Writer, all seems fine at first, except that tabbed space at the start of lines has been filled in with a wiggly line. Also, a couple of phrases have been underlined with the same wiggly line (e.g. walking tour). How does one switch such

[libreoffice-users] Re: LO Bete 3.3: Strange wiggly lines when viewing a file.

2010-11-30 Thread Maurice Batey
Many thanks for your response; much appreciated... On Tue, 30 Nov 2010 10:10:32 +0100, Sigrid Carrera wrote: The wiggly line indicates the automatic spellcheck (if it is red) or the automatic grammar check (if it is blue). They are blue - so 'grammar check'. Those checks are done

[libreoffice-users] Re: Re: LO Bete 3.3: Strange wiggly lines when viewing a file.

2010-11-30 Thread Maurice Batey
On Tue, 30 Nov 2010 08:31:02 -0800, Mark wrote: This is an option you can turn off under Tools-Options-Languages-Writings Aids OK - thanks, Mark! I think what I'll do is work with grammar check 'off' until the document is complete, then switch it on for a final grammar check. You'd

[libreoffice-users] Re: LO Bete 3.3: Strange wiggly lines when viewing a file.

2010-11-30 Thread Maurice Batey
On Tue, 30 Nov 2010 07:55:47 -0500, Charles Marcus wrote: I don't use the grammar checker, but I imagine it has a similar way to toggle the Auto-check? Seems the grammar checker can be turned off in Tools/Options/Languages/Writing aids. But there is some confusion in the taskbar buttons:

[libreoffice-users] Re: Re: LO Bete 3.3: Strange wiggly lines when viewing a file.

2010-11-30 Thread Maurice Batey
On Tue, 30 Nov 2010 14:02:36 +0100, Sigrid Carrera wrote: did you download the language pack for en-GB? If not, you could download and install it. Have now done that - thank you - and Tools/Options/Languages does show GB language environment. However, the spellchecker is still happy if I

[libreoffice-users] Re: How to migrate OpenOfficec Writer settings into LinbreOffice Writer

2010-12-05 Thread Maurice Batey
On Tue, 30 Nov 2010 12:15:23 -0800, Andy Brown wrote: Using Tools Options Paths find out where the files are stored for both programs. Using the means of your operating system copy the folders you want to use to the other set of folders. Thanks, Andy! That worked (after I had done

[libreoffice-users] Re: Re: LO Bete 3.3: Strange wiggly lines when viewing a file.

2010-12-08 Thread Maurice Batey
On Mon, 06 Dec 2010 16:19:00 +, Maurice Batey wrote: If there's no solution to this in the 3.3 Beta, I see in another thread that dictionaries are *not* included in language packs, so will (try to) d/l the GB dictionary... -- /\/\aurice -- Unsubscribe instructions: E-mail to users

[libreoffice-users] Re: Re: LO Bete 3.3: Strange wiggly lines when viewing a file.

2010-12-08 Thread Maurice Batey
On Mon, 06 Dec 2010 16:19:00 +, I wrote: If there's no solution to this in the 3.3 Beta Have now installed the 'English' (i.e. GB) dictionary extension, and all is well now... -- /\/\aurice -- Unsubscribe instructions: E-mail to users+h...@libreoffice.org List archive:

[libreoffice-users] Should a reported bugs be mentioned in here?

2010-12-09 Thread Maurice Batey
If anyone in here finds a bug and opens a bug report on: https://bugs.freedesktop.org/ is it expected that a mention be made in here? -- /\/\aurice (Retired in Surrey, UK) Registered Linux User #487649 Linux Mandriva 2010.1 32-bit PowerPack (i686 kernel)

[libreoffice-users] Re: Re: Should a reported bugs be mentioned in here?

2010-12-10 Thread Maurice Batey
On Fri, 10 Dec 2010 12:19:07 -0400, Clio wrote: What about an issues mailing list So people could opt in to receiving notices of new bug reports for a specific compnennt of LO? Sounds useful! I would be interested in new Writer bug reports. -- /\/\aurice -- Unsubscribe