Re: off-list Re: [libreoffice-users] Serious problems with Insert Movie and Sound... on MAC OS X 2 bugs.

2013-02-10 Thread V Stuart Foote
Declan, Saw your bugs when you filed them the first time and also the email to the forum. One thing that is very helpful is if in your ML exchanges regards bugzilla reporting your include your bug ID. Yours are: fdo#60218 https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=60218 for Writer text

RE: [libreoffice-users] Bug 60390 - FILEOPEN: Cannot open particular document

2013-02-10 Thread V Stuart Foote
https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=60390 Comment # 2 on bug 60390 from V Stuart Foote Also, confirm that ref file will not open in Windows build of LibreOffice 4.0.0 rc3. But on same system it will open in Office 2007 with no issue. And interestingly will also open in an Apache

[libreoffice-users] Re: Accessibility issues - BLIND USER

2013-02-20 Thread V Stuart Foote
Wes, Good luck, and thanks for being a friend... I'll mention that now because you are in for a ride ;-) The Java Accessibility API on Windows via the Java Access Bridge (JAB) connector to LibreOffice/ApacheOpenOffice UNO Accessibility API has fidelity problems for Assistive Technology like the

[libreoffice-users] Re: promotion possibility for LibO

2013-02-25 Thread V Stuart Foote
rosttyo wrote Can this be forwarded to our marketing people to possibly use this for promotion? @rossttyo, Sure, but not clear what you are suggesting. LibreOffice's import of SVG has been very good since at least the 3.3 builds and fidelity to standards when editing imported SVG in Draw

[libreoffice-users] Re: promotion possibility for LibO

2013-02-26 Thread V Stuart Foote
ROSt52, Ok, understand your intent a little better. The text you found is a *very* outdated FAQ entry on the OpenClipArt Library (OCAL) project. Here is a valid link http://openclipart.org/faq#How_can_I_use_these_images_in_OpenOffice.org.3F . It should be updated, as the support for SVG

RE: [libreoffice-users] new version of LO gives gibberish for excel file.

2013-03-01 Thread V Stuart Foote
Opens flawlessly with LO 4.0.1 rc1 on Win7, 64bit From: David B Teague sr [davidbtea...@comporium.net] Sent: Friday, March 01, 2013 8:18 AM To: users@global.libreoffice.org Subject: [libreoffice-users] new version of LO gives gibberish for excel file. Hi I

RE: [libreoffice-users] Re: [libreoffice-marketing] Java dependencies

2013-03-11 Thread V Stuart Foote
To add to Tom's comments. For now, the Java Access Bridge and a JRE provide ALL accessibility support for the Windows builds. Will eventually change with likely implementation of an IAccessible2 native bridge (fdo#39956) to the UNO Accessibility API. But for now Java remains a requirement.

[libreoffice-users] Bug 62303 - Enhancement request: Set default install folder under Windows to \LibreOffice\

2013-03-13 Thread V Stuart Foote
Bug fdo#62303 ( https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=62303 ) has been submitted as an enhancement request to adjust the installation folder on Windows to a non-versioned folder e.g. C:\Program Files\LibreOffice\ Brief discussion on Discuss (

RE: [libreoffice-users] Bug 62303 - Enhancement request: Set default install folder under Windows to \LibreOffice\

2013-03-13 Thread V Stuart Foote
: Set default install folder under Windows to \LibreOffice\ On 03/13/2013 10:26 PM, V Stuart Foote wrote: Bug fdo#62303 ( https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=62303 ) has been submitted as an enhancement request to adjust the installation folder on Windows to a non-versioned folder e.g

RE: [libreoffice-users] Bug 62303 - Enhancement request: Set default install folder under Windows to \LibreOffice\

2013-03-13 Thread V Stuart Foote
Stuart Foote Sent: Wednesday, March 13, 2013 10:15 PM To: users@global.libreoffice.org Subject: RE: [libreoffice-users] Bug 62303 - Enhancement request: Set default install folder under Windows to \LibreOffice\ Dan, Would cause no change for Windows OS installations. You'd still have to do

[libreoffice-users] RE: Bug 62303 - Enhancement request: Set default install folder under Windows to \LibreOffice\

2013-03-14 Thread V Stuart Foote
The enhancement was discussed at ESC mtg today ( http://nabble.documentfoundation.org/minutes-of-ESC-call-td4043820.html ) Install directory to be adjusted to LibreOffce 4, rather than dropping numbered versioning completely as proposed. Also won't adopt for 4.0.3, so soonest implementation

RE: [libreoffice-users] LO 4.0.1 error no suitable windowing system found, exiting.

2013-03-14 Thread V Stuart Foote
Known issue that has been fixed in 4.0.2, work around with yum -y install libpng12 See https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=61571 for details. Stuart From: Scott Castaline [skotch...@gmail.com] Sent: Thursday, March 14, 2013 1:03 PM To:

RE: [libreoffice-users] LO 4.0.1 error no suitable windowing system found, exiting.

2013-03-14 Thread V Stuart Foote
From: V Stuart Foote Sent: Thursday, March 14, 2013 1:29 PM To: Scott Castaline; LibreOffice Users Group Subject: RE: [libreoffice-users] LO 4.0.1 error no suitable windowing system found, exiting. Known issue that has been fixed in 4.0.2, work around with yum

[libreoffice-users] RE: Libre Office 4 and MS Sysprep

2013-03-14 Thread V Stuart Foote
John, Hmm, not sure that in Windows 7 using Sysprep and using WAIK to prepare a CopyProfile=true Specialize stanza into a filename.xml reliably overwrites the default user run from any user other than the Administrator account running in Audit mode. Not sure what happens with file

RE: [libreoffice-users] Development of Extensions for LibreOffice

2013-03-18 Thread V Stuart Foote
Tom, No typo, http://opengrok.libreoffice.org/ Yes it is a nod to Heinlein's Stranger in a Strange Land... Stuart From: Tom Davies [tomdavie...@yahoo.co.uk] Sent: Monday, March 18, 2013 9:56 AM To: michael.me...@suse.com Cc: LibreOffice Users Subject:

[libreoffice-users] Re: Hyperlink Bug in calc - bug 62289

2013-03-18 Thread V Stuart Foote
Actually the bug is exactly as described. Testing with LibreOffice 4.0.2 rc1 The problem is in interpreting an incomplete hyper link. 1) If the complete hyper link is entered Sheet 2.A2 it becomes #Sheet 2.A2 And movement to that sheet and cell is reliable. 2) If you insert the hyperlink

[libreoffice-users] Re: Installing multiple versions of LibreOffice

2013-03-18 Thread V Stuart Foote
Detailed instructions are at this project Wiki: https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/Installing_in_parallel#Linux -- View this message in context: http://nabble.documentfoundation.org/Installing-multiple-versions-of-LibreOffice-tp4044638p4044640.html Sent from the Users mailing list archive

[libreoffice-users] Re: Development of Extensions for LibreOffice

2013-03-19 Thread V Stuart Foote
Tom, Rather a substantive response to Steve's month long effort to get an Extension or feature delveloped for calc over on the devs list. Basically telling him that he can't get there from here using an IDE like Eclipse--

RE: [libreoffice-users] LibreOffice 4 paragraph marks, etc.

2013-03-21 Thread V Stuart Foote
Paul, You should get functions you need from the Edit - Find Replace - More Options - Regular Expressions check box. You'll match your Paragraph ends with $. And replace/manipulate against this List of Regular Expressions: https://help.libreoffice.org/Common/List_of_Regular_Expressions

[libreoffice-users] Re: File associations for MSO to LibreOffice -- Win8

2013-04-04 Thread V Stuart Foote
Actually already an established enhancement request with proper priority and substantive discussion, fdo#63109 has been merged. See: Bug 44462 - Provide a proper 'File Association Manager' for the windows version of Libreoffice https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=44462 -- View this

[libreoffice-users] Re: Find Replace and \t expression [Writer]

2013-04-05 Thread V Stuart Foote
As Gordom has found OpenOffice regular expression handling in Find/Replace is a little weird, full function in find but a bit limited in the replace. But it all functions well enough once you get past the warts. I think the best write up still lies with the Apache OpenOffice project wiki:

[libreoffice-users] Re: Calc sheet freezing

2013-04-05 Thread V Stuart Foote
Several ways of answering this come to mind, but I'll go with the gentler tact. You have some questions to ask yourself (and your collaborators). What is your desired end use--will this Excel 2003 spread sheet continue to be used on Excel 2003? If not will your use be exclusively on LibreOffice

[libreoffice-users] Re: How to downgrade from 4.0.2. to 3.6.6

2013-04-25 Thread V Stuart Foote
Bill, If you can't find your issue--please open a bug report against UI. LO Draw object pasted into Writer document is not retained, auto-save issue? And provide full details about OS and LibreOffice version and the file formats your are working in. Provide exact steps to reproduce using Draw

[libreoffice-users] Re: New bug 64028: Calc forgets cell format when cell is cut (^X)

2013-04-29 Thread V Stuart Foote
Not clear if you are concerned with formatting of the source cell (which would be cleared bya Ctrl+X) or with the formatting of the pasted cell which with Ctrl+V will paste formatting with default settings but could be set other than default. Suspect all is functioning as designed. Please see

[libreoffice-users] Re: Crashing OOo Creating Dialogs in the IDE

2013-05-01 Thread V Stuart Foote
Andrew, Here is the link to download prior versions libreoffice/old http://downloadarchive.documentfoundation.org/libreoffice/old/ . With a couple of exceptions the x.x.x.2 are the rc2 that become final for each build. So do you think there was a bug--or not? As LibreOffice diverges from

[libreoffice-users] Re: Crashing OOo Creating Dialogs in the IDE

2013-05-01 Thread V Stuart Foote
Sorry, of course that should have read StarBasic. And also that I had the crash while in the Tools/Macro Organize IDE. And for Johnny, another non-response to the list, or did you mean to just PM Andrew this time? ;-) -- View this message in context:

[libreoffice-users] Re: Terrible problem with LibreOffice Word

2013-05-02 Thread V Stuart Foote
Here are the LibreOffice specific reqular expressions and use cases: https://help.libreoffice.org/Common/List_of_Regular_Expressions -- View this message in context: http://nabble.documentfoundation.org/Terrible-problem-with-LibreOffice-Word-tp4053247p4053318.html Sent from the Users

RE: [libreoffice-users] Re: Paragraph styles

2013-05-05 Thread V Stuart Foote
From: Ken Springer [snowsh...@q.com] Sent: Sunday, May 05, 2013 7:49 AM To: users@global.libreoffice.org Subject: [libreoffice-users] Re: Paragraph styles https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=44871 https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=46986 Will wonders never cease... The first

RE: [libreoffice-users] Re: Paragraph styles

2013-05-05 Thread V Stuart Foote
Tom, Were you thinking of this? http://nabble.documentfoundation.org/Microfund-your-favourite-Issue-tc4035685.html#none Stuart From: Tom Davies [tomdavie...@yahoo.co.uk] Sent: Sunday, May 05, 2013 4:10 PM To: users@global.libreoffice.org Subject: Re:

RE: [libreoffice-users] Re: Paragraph styles

2013-05-06 Thread V Stuart Foote
From: Miroslaw Zalewski [mini...@poczta.onet.pl] Sent: Monday, May 06, 2013 8:25 AM In open source world, you are supposed to scratch your own itch (that is: send patches or hire someone to do it for you). If you can't or are unable to, then you might be better off somewhere else. This is one of

RE: [libreoffice-users] Arabesque font that is really English

2013-05-08 Thread V Stuart Foote
LOL... Have a look at Rage Italic ( Ron Zwingelberg, ttf from Microsoft), or Gabriola Regular (J. Hudson, ttf from Microsoft) you should have both on a Windows PC with MS Office installed. Stuart From: Tom Davies [tomdavie...@yahoo.co.uk] Sent:

RE: [libreoffice-users] Seeking for list moderators

2013-05-08 Thread V Stuart Foote
+1 From: anne-ology [lagin...@gmail.com] Sent: Wednesday, May 08, 2013 8:34 AM top post ... bottom post ... top post ... bottom post ... top post ... bottom post ... top post ... bottom

RE: [libreoffice-users] Seeking for list moderators

2013-05-08 Thread V Stuart Foote
. Stuart From: anne-ology [lagin...@gmail.com] Sent: Wednesday, May 08, 2013 9:32 AM To: V Stuart Foote Cc: users@global.libreoffice.org Subject: Re: [libreoffice-users] Seeking for list moderators +2 ??? ;-) 2 bits, 4 bits, 6 bits, a dollar ... all

RE: [libreoffice-users] Seeking for list moderators

2013-05-08 Thread V Stuart Foote
Top post, bottom post, interspersed --- it is all pretty much the same in the end for delivering and exchanging information. But what REALLY makes a difference in effort for recipients and for following the thread is simply trimming the response--by hand, or allowing your favorite news

RE: [libreoffice-users] Replying to users

2013-05-22 Thread V Stuart Foote
From: Wolfgang Keller [felip...@gmx.net] Sent: Wednesday, May 22, 2013 8:42 AM Just a quick question - when on this list (users), shouldn't we keep the sender's email in the To / Cc list when we reply-all No. in case they haven't subscribed to the list (which makes sense if they're just

[libreoffice-users] Re: Why such large svg files in LibreOffice (Linux)?

2013-05-22 Thread V Stuart Foote
chimak111 wrote M Henri Day wrote In that case, could you please post back to this thread, so that interested parties can see the reply ?... Henri Hi, I got an answer from Christian Lohmaier in that other thread. His reply is here:

RE: [libreoffice-users] To the moderators

2013-05-29 Thread V Stuart Foote
Sharon, =-=-= From: Sharon Kimble [skimbl...@gmail.com] Sent: Wednesday, May 29, 2013 12:20 PM To: users@global.libreoffice.org Subject: [libreoffice-users] To the moderators At 1253 today I sent a email to the list under the heading of ' auto-spell

[libreoffice-users] Re: Importing a postscript file with proper formatting

2013-06-04 Thread V Stuart Foote
You'll find the installers (both freeware (Affero GPL) and commercial) here: Ghostscript Downloads Page http://www.ghostscript.com/download/gsdnld.html -- View this message in context:

[libreoffice-users] Re: V4.0 On Mac OS X small vertical scroller does not scroller is flaky

2013-06-10 Thread V Stuart Foote
snowshed wrote Lists confuse the folks who've never learned how to use them. I use the gmane interface and read the lists as if the list was a newsgroup. That's my preferred way. LO offers the lists, gmane for newsgroup software, and forums via the Nabble interface. If you were at

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

2013-06-13 Thread V Stuart Foote
Maurice, Simply reopen issue fdo#60858 https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=60858 , but you will need to make a strong case from a UX position as to why a horizontal rule direct style object is needed. Also, HTML styles and direct editing still support use of HR or HR / tagging so the

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

2013-06-13 Thread V Stuart Foote
I've gone ahead and reopened the fdo#60858 bug. But, is it a regression or a needed enhancement? In either case, please make your usage case for needing horizontal rule as separators. Should address both direct styling (i.e. from the menu) as well as page styling (i.e. the horizontal rule

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

2013-06-13 Thread V Stuart Foote
Maurice, Your bug was fdo#65719 https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=65719 but that has been consolidated as a duplicate of fdo#60858 https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=60858 . Please comment against fdo#60858 Stuart -- View this message in context:

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

2013-06-13 Thread V Stuart Foote
I have started a UX-Advise thread on design review of how Horizontal Rulers can be reintroduced to the Writer GUI. How-to-provide-horizontal-rule-paragraph-separators http://nabble.documentfoundation.org/How-to-provide-horizontal-rule-paragraph-separators-tp4061353.html Stuart -- View this

RE: [libreoffice-users] Language selection

2013-06-23 Thread V Stuart Foote
Should have a link marked -- Change System, Version or Language --translate.google.com service-- Változás Rendszer verzió vagy nyelv próbáld ezt a verziót http://www.libreoffice.org/download/?type=win-x86lang=hu From: Kiss András

RE: [libreoffice-users] Language selection

2013-06-23 Thread V Stuart Foote
Beállítások Nyelvi beállítások Nyelv panel From: Kiss András [kissand...@softap.eu] Sent: Sunday, June 23, 2013 2:11 PM To: V Stuart Foote Subject: Re: [libreoffice-users] Language selection Hi Stuart, Thank you for your quick reply. Before I wrote my mail I have

RE: [libreoffice-users] Language selection

2013-06-23 Thread V Stuart Foote
language MS Windows. Stuart From: Kiss András [kissand...@softap.eu] Sent: Sunday, June 23, 2013 3:35 PM To: V Stuart Foote Subject: Re: [libreoffice-users] Language selection Hi Stuart, Thank you for the prompt reply. I could change the language

[libreoffice-users] Re: LO 4.0.4.1 crashes when running a report

2013-06-24 Thread V Stuart Foote
federico quadri wrote I can't understand why 4.0.3.3 is no more downloadable. Available under the downloadarchive of old builds and releases... http://downloadarchive.documentfoundation.org/libreoffice/old/4.0.3.3 -- View this message in context:

RE: [libreoffice-users] Language selection

2013-06-24 Thread V Stuart Foote
to perform the same additional language customization. Glad you've got it sorted. Stuart From: Kiss András [kissand...@softap.eu] Sent: Monday, June 24, 2013 6:52 AM To: V Stuart Foote Subject: Re: [libreoffice-users] Language selection Hi Stuart, I have found

[libreoffice-users] Re: Horizontal lines (rules) disappeared from Insert menu

2013-06-26 Thread V Stuart Foote
The Insert -- Horizontal Rule feature was removed at the 4.0.0 release, including its gallery of graphics objects. And it was not replaced. There is an active bug fdo#60858 https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=60858 , and discussion in the UX-Advise

[libreoffice-users] Re: styles for plays?

2013-06-26 Thread V Stuart Foote
Helen, Interesting issue. The manual centering is simply multiple tabs ,\t, or multiple space characters. Replace the multiple occurrences with nothing to remove it and bring all text to left margin. Get all the formatting removed so you are left with just the text. The key to your effort is

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

2013-06-28 Thread V Stuart Foote
From: William Drago [wdr...@suffolk.lib.ny.us] Sent: Friday, June 28, 2013 6:32 AM ... Horizontal Line Style in the Styles and Formatting window. If the entry for horizontal lines is not visible in the list of Paragraph Styles, select All Styles in the lower listbox. Well, there is no

RE: [libreoffice-users] Nabble or smth like that

2013-06-28 Thread V Stuart Foote
Nick, This is the link to the LibreOffice Nabble User mail-list archive http://nabble.documentfoundation.org/Users-f1639498.html And usnsubscribe by sending an email to: users+unsubscr...@global.libreoffice.org or if you were taking a digest of the mail list:

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

2013-06-29 Thread V Stuart Foote
Not impossible, you just have to reassert the paragraph style back to default (or to the paragraph style you are using for non HR separated text blocks). From: Maurice [maur...@bcs.org.uk] Sent: Saturday, June 29, 2013 10:33 AM To:

[libreoffice-users] Re: LibreOffice website security

2013-07-13 Thread V Stuart Foote
Petre, As has been pointed out to you several times since last month. This is not a problem of the LibreOffice download web servers. http://nabble.documentfoundation.org/Security-Issue-td4061840.html It is likely a FALSE Positive reported by your AVIRA anti-virus packages heuristic detection

[libreoffice-users] Re: HTML Source

2013-07-14 Thread V Stuart Foote
The UI Instructions are correct, if a little terse. The missing key is that the document must be a valid .HTM or .HTML file type. Done to a ODF formated document, by either *Export *to XHTML, or by using the*Save as* and selecting the HTML Document (Writer) and allowing the conversion to other

RE: [libreoffice-users] HSLQLDB syntax

2013-07-15 Thread V Stuart Foote
STOP! Anne, glad you're back but seriously? HSQLDB is the short title and Web address for HyperSQL, the Java language based SQL relational database that StarOffice then Sun chose as the imbedded database for the project. Currently we include the 1.8 release, and efforts will either see that

[libreoffice-users] Re: HSLQLDB syntax

2013-07-15 Thread V Stuart Foote
Grivin, Thanks, no doubt you're correct as I admittedly did not research adoption of HSQLDB further. And that predates my use of OpenOffice. Was fighting with Sybase and Oracle products, while avoiding MS Access. Interesting history none the less :-) Stuart Girvin R. Herr wrote To keep

RE: [libreoffice-users] HSLQLDB syntax

2013-07-16 Thread V Stuart Foote
Mark, Hey why should you care that it is off topic, no one else seems to understand the concept ;-) So, regards movement toward a non-Java JRE dependent default SQL DB for integration with the Base component. Several Bugzilla items worth reviewing: considering and rejecting SQLite as

RE: [libreoffice-users] Conflicts?

2013-07-23 Thread V Stuart Foote
Yes if one or both are fully installed (as opposed to /A administrative installs) they will interfere in subtle ways. Actions to mitigate: 1) Disable the Quickstarter for both during installation -- the TDF LibreOffice and Apache OpenOffice versions will conflict--best if both are off. Done

RE: [libreoffice-users] LO 4 install deletes 3.6

2013-07-23 Thread V Stuart Foote
Virgil, Not sure how far down the rabbit hole you'd like to go, but the simple truth is that full installs of LibreOffice 3.x and LibreOffice 4.x use identical components of Microsoft Windows registry and system paths and are mutually exclusive. One can happily run multiple versions of

RE: [libreoffice-users] Conflicts?

2013-07-23 Thread V Stuart Foote
From: Steve Edmonds [steve.edmo...@ptglobal.com] Sent: Tuesday, July 23, 2013 11:33 PM To: V Stuart Foote Cc: users@global.libreoffice.org Subject: Re: [libreoffice-users] Conflicts? Hi. I have 3.6, 4.1dev. and AOO 4.0 installed together on my mac. Steve

RE: [libreoffice-users] stable vs new

2013-08-04 Thread V Stuart Foote
Folks, In opening this thread ( Nabble http://nabble.documentfoundation.org/stable-vs-new-tp4068750.html ) Tom is correct in a practical sense. Stability is an inherent component of a mature product. And testing during the development cycles by more potential user willing to invest a little

[libreoffice-users] Re: stable vs new

2013-08-04 Thread V Stuart Foote
Girvin, Girvin R. Herr wrote Now I know why I keep getting 3.x update notices when 4.x has been released some time ago. That surprised, but pleased, me. As a result of your description, I will have to repackage and install 3.6.7 after my monthly backup today. Absolutely, there is

[libreoffice-users] Re: Conflicts?

2013-08-05 Thread V Stuart Foote
Personally I've experienced no conflicts in documents when moving from AOO to LO 4.0/4.1 or back. But then I am comfortable moving between releases and administrative installs for QA work. Regards the design goals of a Sidebar, some good documentation worth a read. Apache OpenOffice 4.0 release

[libreoffice-users] Re: LibreOffice 4.1 and the Windows taskbar

2013-08-14 Thread V Stuart Foote
Issues with Windows 7 and 8, Taskbar Startmenu and Jump List implementation has been cleaned up on the 4.1.1 and master builds. Should have better results with the upcomming 4.1.1 release. See FDO#35785 https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=35785 for details. Stuart -- View

[libreoffice-users] Re: latest java update has broken my install of Libre Office.

2012-06-25 Thread V Stuart Foote
Tom, Activating a Java Runtime Environment in LibreOffice 3.5.4 took a little while to complete its initial load following upgrade, but the JRE 1.7 update 5 does function correctly with JAB 2.02 installed with LibreOffice 3.5.4 on 64-bit Windows 7. So, not a problem with the LibreOffice

[libreoffice-users] Re: latest java update has broken my install of Libre Office.

2012-06-26 Thread V Stuart Foote
Tom, Java based programs on a Windows OS are frustratingly unstable when multiple Java Runtime Environments are present because of the way program configurations are pointed to the version of Java to call--registry entries, user environment variables, system environment variables. For

RE: [libreoffice-users] Re: latest java update has broken my installof Libre Office.

2012-06-26 Thread V Stuart Foote
Tom, But the Java Access Bridge, v 2.02 did load against JRE 1.7u5--correct? Are you back up with your NVDA, and or Dolphin screen reader? Did you delete (or rename) your LibreOffice user profile following the uninstall prior to launching LibreOffice after reload? That would be the

[libreoffice-users] Re: latest java update has broken my install ofLibre Office.

2012-06-27 Thread V Stuart Foote
Michael, Have marked your File -- Send Java Bug https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=50863 50863 as duplicate of https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=50371 50371 . It is probably related to the JRE problems folks are having with the Java Access Bridge based Accessibility

RE: [libreoffice-users] Does this file crash with the latest 3.6 beta?

2012-07-26 Thread V Stuart Foote
Andreas, No crash observed. Guess you'll stay the course a while longer... Results as opened in LO 3.6.0.2, on Windows 7, 64-bit. Days column were not rendered on the MediaFire file preview in IE9 or FF 14.0.1 DOB Years Months Days 01/02/1994 18 6 24

[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 V Stuart Foote
Marc Grober wrote First, I may be inconsequential, but I did not see any apology. Perhaps it only went out on the dev list. Yes the apology was issued over on the Dev and QA lists--inserted below. But we folks on the QA and User side do have a responsibility to follow our bugs when

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

2012-08-16 Thread V Stuart Foote
Michael, It is pretty rare for specifics of bugs to be entered on the Users list, where there might have a passing comment that a bug would be or had been filed. But often no additional details of the bug in the discussion. But, that said, the threads are pretty descriptive. Being a new

RE: [libreoffice-users] LibreOffice Kills Windows Explorer

2012-08-19 Thread V Stuart Foote
Dave, Already tracked in Bugzilla. The LibreOffice shell extension is being patched for 3.6.1 release. Bug #52078 ( https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=52078 https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=52078 ) has been closed resolved for 3.6.1 release. It was in the most

RE: [libreoffice-users] Libreoffice and Java

2012-08-24 Thread V Stuart Foote
Bob, Review the LibreOffice Java configuration file with notepad, it is located at C:\Users\yourusername\AppData\Roaming\LibreOffice\3\user\config\javase ttings_Windows_x86.xml Note that it has stanzas for Location and Version details--those must match the version of the 32-bit Java JRE you are

RE: [libreoffice-users] Unhandled Exception: InvalidRegistryException

2012-08-27 Thread V Stuart Foote
@contrazz, Should not need to re-install again, rather to clear things you'll need to completely remove (or rename) your old user configuration. Found here: C:\Users\yourusername\AppData\Roaming\LibreOffice\ Any extensions or customizations you have are likely not functional at 3.6, so deleting

RE: [libreoffice-users] Libreoffice and Java

2012-08-27 Thread V Stuart Foote
Folks should understand that the Java Accessibility Bridge foundation for LibreOffice Assistive Technology and Accessibility Tools is one of the primary components entirely dependent on a functional JRE? Java is going to be with us in LibreOffice long after JRE 1.6 has been dropped from Oracle

RE: [libreoffice-users] Libreoffice and Java

2012-08-28 Thread V Stuart Foote
to reproduce to verify--but reopened the bug for review as I believe it is a Java JRE / JAB related installation issue that will need some work. Stuart From: Tom Davies [mailto:tomdavie...@yahoo.co.uk] Sent: Tue 8/28/2012 9:12 AM To: V Stuart Foote; users

[libreoffice-users] RE: Unhandled Exception: InvalidRegistryException

2012-08-28 Thread V Stuart Foote
If it is a Windows Vista or Windows 7 system the path to the profile is a s listed. It may be hidden. To unhide open Windows Explorer shell - Tools - Folder Options - View and in the Advanced settings section tic the radio button Show hidden files, folders, and drives The per-user

[libreoffice-users] RE: Libreoffice and Java

2012-08-28 Thread V Stuart Foote
Bob McDonald wrote JRE 1.7 32 bit edition works if (and only if) JRE 1.6 is installed first and is pointed to in the options. (you can even uninstall JRE 1.6 afterward...) Neither of the 64 bit versions work. (or show up as Java versions in the options list under LO) Actually, that is

RE: [libreoffice-users] RE: Libreoffice and Java

2012-08-28 Thread V Stuart Foote
Bob, Sorry, too shrill on my part. Just because it was incorrect doesn't mean it was wrong. Apologies--and please remain engaged. Stuart -Original Message- From: Bob McDonald [mailto:bob.mcdon...@pcn-inc.com] Sent: Tuesday, August 28, 2012 11:18 AM To: users@global.libreoffice.org

[libreoffice-users] Re: Sun dll shlxthdl and windows explorer.exe crash

2012-08-30 Thread V Stuart Foote
Probably related to the LibreOffice's Windows Explorer extension Most issues fixed with 3.6.1 build. Ref these bugzilla reports: https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=52078 https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=53533 Install a current Java JRE and LO 3.6.1 and should resolve.

RE: [libreoffice-users] Re: Sun dll shlxthdl and windows explorer.execrash

2012-08-31 Thread V Stuart Foote
Subject: Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: Sun dll shlxthdl and windows explorer.execrash V Stuart Foote wrote: Probably related to the LibreOffice's Windows Explorer extension Most issues fixed with 3.6.1 build. Ref these bugzilla reports: https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=52078 https

[libreoffice-users] Re: Sun dll shlxthdl and windows explorer.execrash

2012-09-02 Thread V Stuart Foote
Heikki, Recent work on the LibO Windows Explorer extension (shlxthdl.dll) has caused the issue reported in referenced bugs. And is probably not at all related to the the Sun/Oracle JRE in use. Reinstall the 3.6.1.2 after your backup and uninstall. But this time perform a custom installation and

[libreoffice-users] wiki.documentfoundation.org - Vote_for_Enhancement: Implement the IAccessible2 accessibility API

2012-09-03 Thread V Stuart Foote
Folks, I've placed Bug 39956 - Implement the IAccessible2 accessibility API onto the Document Foundation Vote for Enhancements wiki found here: https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/Vote_for_Enhancement Most folks would be surprised to find just how spotty and incomplete Accessibility and

RE: [libreoffice-users] RE: Libreoffice and Java

2012-09-06 Thread V Stuart Foote
Yes, that is correct. Would still be broken if you don't also clean up the javasettings .xml configuration file. Additionally, for folks on a 64-bit build of Windows, if you install both a 32-bit and a 64-bit JRE, you need to watch which JRE gets called with LibreOffice. Oracle installers

RE: [libreoffice-users] LibrreOffice 3.5.6

2012-09-10 Thread V Stuart Foote
On Mon 9/10/2012 9:37 AM, Dan Lewis wrote: What we both need is for someone who uses Windows 64 bit to tell us how you can obtain 32 bit Java. (I use Linux.) Use these direct Oracle Java SE Runtime download links and select the 32-bit version appropriate for your OS, for LibreOffice you'll

[libreoffice-users] Re: No Java could be found: LO 3.6.1.2: Win7 pro sp1; java 1.7.0_07

2012-09-30 Thread V Stuart Foote
David, Waste of time to dig into the XmlSchema Name space, a little dated but it just works. But a reference is here: http://docs.oracle.com/javaee/5/api/javax/xml/bind/annotation/XmlSchema.html And here are the direct links to download from Oracle. *Either current build*, JRE 1.6u35 or JRE

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

2012-10-08 Thread V Stuart Foote
Anne, Correctly completing the CAPTCHA (Completely Automated Public Turing test to tell Computers and Humans Apart) is your key to establishing an account on the Wiki site maintained by the Document Foundation. We all have to pass that test to establish an account. And then, as we all do, you

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

2012-10-08 Thread V Stuart Foote
: anne-ology [mailto:lagin...@gmail.com] Sent: Monday, October 08, 2012 8:06 PM To: V Stuart Foote Cc: users@global.libreoffice.org Subject: Re: [libreoffice-users] query re. volunteering w/ LO I have no problem with registering; but HOW when this CAPTCHA is no where to be found

RE: [libreoffice-users] Re: Can someone on OS X verify a writer bug?(bugzilla-link inside)

2012-10-10 Thread V Stuart Foote
(1) No, IIRC Apple does not use the Java Accessibility API and Java Access Bridge for its native Aqua/Cocoa NSAccessibility framework as used in VoiceOver. And OOo/LibO accessibility libraries make use of roles from NSAccessiblity framework to support OS X builds. But for

[libreoffice-users] Reality Check - Windows Java Accessibility API non-functional for ALL LibreOffice 3.6.x releases to date

2012-10-14 Thread V Stuart Foote
LibreOffice versions 3.6.0 and later have not correctly implemented the Java Access Bridge (JAB) modules used to expose the Java Accessibility API roles for Windows users. It took me a little while to work out the testing methods, but the Oracle test utilities JavaFerret-32 and

[libreoffice-users] Reality Check - Windows Java Accessibility API non-functional for ALL LibreOffice 3.6.x releases to date

2012-10-14 Thread V Stuart Foote
LibreOffice versions 3.6.0 and later have not correctly implemented the Java Access Bridge (JAB) modules used to expose the Java Accessibility API roles for Windows users. It took me a little while to work out the testing methods, but the Oracle test utilities JavaFerret-32 and JavaMonkey-32

[libreoffice-users] Re: Reality Check - Windows Java Accessibility API non-functional for ALL LibreOffice 3.6.x releases to date

2012-10-15 Thread V Stuart Foote
Had an open bug. Appended to it. FDO#53474 (http: bug report https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=53474 ) Stuart -- View this message in context:

RE: [libreoffice-users] Is it safe to install Java for OS X 2012-006 1.0

2012-10-18 Thread V Stuart Foote
Guy, Only one way to find out for sure ;) However, with Apple turning over maintenance of the Java JRE for OSX to Oracle, you have little choice. You might poke around and see what has been said on the various Apple forums in general about stability of the upgraded JRE, but you should not

RE: [libreoffice-users] Re: Base - need to re-point a form

2012-10-19 Thread V Stuart Foote
Perhaps a Windows environment issue? See this thread (and similar) at StackOverflow on the SE: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/2259718/mysql-environment-variable-on-windows Stuart From: John Clegg [mailto:john.cl...@nailsea.net] Sent: Fri 10/19/2012 10:04

[libreoffice-users] Re: What has happened to the proposed Zotero integration?

2012-10-19 Thread V Stuart Foote
Two of substance: Anthony's original musing on the Users list http://nabble.documentfoundation.org/Zotero-Intergration-with-LO-Proposition-Feature-Request-tt4001116.html#a4001139 and its initial reception on the Discuss list

[libreoffice-users] Use of MD5 and other HASH values of LibO package downloads and alternate distribution DVD uploads

2012-10-21 Thread V Stuart Foote
Tim, We applaud the work you've been doing on the English-NA-DVD, but since you've taken on that responsibility its cradle to grave handling also requires that you validate receipt of the initial ISO image upload to the Document Foundation Mirrors. TDF will take your upload of bundled

Re: [libreoffice-users] Use of MD5 and other HASHvalues of LibO package downloads and alternate distribution DVD uploads

2012-10-21 Thread V Stuart Foote
Tim, Very reasonable that you would not have, or want, direct write access to the pool holding the master copies for distribution out to the mirrors--that is syssamdin magic better handled by the folks running the mirror service. My suggestion is that you verify that the MirrorBrain HASH

RE: [libreoffice-users] Use of MD5 and other HASHvalues of LibOpackage downloads and alternate distribution DVD uploads

2012-10-23 Thread V Stuart Foote
:~$ md5sum LO-3.5.7_English-NA-DVD_all-platforms_multi-lang_plus-extras_v1_oct-18-2012.iso c0cd7d8fcbc267ee904237a4745cfd97 LO-3.5.7_English-NA-DVD_all-platforms_multi-lang_plus-extras_v1_oct-18-2012.iso timothy@timothy-desktop:~$ On 10/21/2012 09:18 PM, V Stuart Foote wrote: Tim, Very

[libreoffice-users] RE: [libreoffice-accessibility] where's the accessibility?

2012-12-29 Thread V Stuart Foote
1.7 and a more current HSQLDB build. Stuart From: Tom Davies [tomdavie...@yahoo.co.uk] Sent: Saturday, December 29, 2012 10:45 AM To: Users@Global.LibreOffice.Org Cc: V Stuart Foote Subject: Re: [libreoffice-accessibility] where's the accessibility? Hi :) Should

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