[libreoffice-users] Strange fonts on my Windows system

2013-02-14 Thread William Drago
All, I have a bunch of fonts on my Windows system that have weird names like cmbx6 Regular, cmdunh10 Regular, cmsltt10 Regular... Did these come with LibreOffice and if so what are they for? Also, why such cryptic names? Thanks, Bill -- For unsubscribe instructions e-mail to:

[libreoffice-users] Calc does not remember formatting

2013-04-14 Thread William Drago
All, I am using LO 4.0.2.2 on Windows 7. In Calc when I format cells so that negative numbers are red they won't be red next time I open the spreadsheet. The only way to make them red again is to recalculate those cells. Of course, when I save and re-open the spreadsheet the formatting is

Re: [libreoffice-users] Calc does not remember formatting

2013-04-15 Thread William Drago
if that fixes that problem? Regards from Tom :) *From:* William Drago wdr...@gmail.com *To:* users@global.libreoffice.org *Sent:* Sunday, 14 April 2013, 11:48 *Subject:* [libreoffice-users] Calc does not remember

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

2013-04-21 Thread William Drago
All, While I appreciate the tremendous amount of work that has gone into LO 4, it's still a little too buggy for me and I'd like to go back to LO 3.6.6. Is it a simple matter of uninstalling 4 and re-installing 3? (I'm running Windows 7). Thanks, Bill -- For unsubscribe instructions e-mail

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

2013-04-23 Thread William Drago
Well, I may wait for 4.0.3 and see if that fixes anything. I did check the bugs list and I don't see my specific bug mentioned, but it may manifest itself in different ways, so maybe it will be fixed in 4.0.3. The bug that makes LO 4 unusable for me is drawings no longer save when pasted

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

2013-04-23 Thread William Drago
:) Turned off everything on the options/load-save/general page, still no help. From: Steve Edmonds steve.edmo...@ptglobal.com To: William Drago wdr...@gmail.com Cc: users@global.libreoffice.org Sent: Tuesday, 23 April 2013, 19:58 Subject: Re: [libreoffice-users] How

Re: [libreoffice-users] Integer degrees in Draw

2013-05-03 Thread William Drago
If you are going to use 4.0.2, you will have to use these degree Integers: 0 14 29 43 57 71 and 86. I'm using 4.2.0.2/Win7 and I can type in any integer I want between 0 and 359. Right click on the line, select Position and Size then select the Rotation tab. That doesn't completely

[libreoffice-users] How to turn off the global menu

2013-05-07 Thread William Drago
All, I am using LO 4.0.2.2 in Ubuntu with the Unity desktop. I want to turn off the very annoying global menu and put the menu back where it belongs. In Firefox there's a very convenient setting to enable or disable global menu integration. Is there anything like that in LO? BTW, I don't

Re: [libreoffice-users] java macro

2013-05-09 Thread William Drago
Tom Vieri, Let's not get the Java browser plugin and the Java programming language confused... Java is an excellent programming language and in no way can be considered any less solid than C++. In fact, in many ways it is more secure and more reliable than code written in C++. What

[libreoffice-users] 4.0.3.3 - Thanks!

2013-05-11 Thread William Drago
Just a thank you to say 4.0.3.3 fixed my 2 most annoying bugs 1) calc losing cell formatting after re-open and 2) writer losing drawings after re-open. I do appreciate the hard work... Thanks, -Bill -- To unsubscribe e-mail to: users+unsubscr...@global.libreoffice.org Problems?

[libreoffice-users] How to center a pasted drawing?

2013-05-12 Thread William Drago
All, When I paste a drawing into writer there are no options for centering it left-right on the page. Surely there must be a better way to do this than dragging it around until it looks centered. Can anyone tell me how? Thanks, -Bill -- To unsubscribe e-mail to:

Re: [libreoffice-users] How to center a pasted drawing?

2013-05-12 Thread William Drago
. Regard from Tom :) From: William Drago wdr...@suffolk.lib.ny.us To: LibreOffice List users@global.libreoffice.org Sent: Sunday, 12 May 2013, 17:27 Subject: [libreoffice-users] How to center a pasted drawing? All, When I paste a drawing into writer

Re: [libreoffice-users] How to center a pasted drawing?

2013-05-12 Thread William Drago
Okay, the Position and Size feature does the trick. Thank you very much... -Bill On 5/12/2013 1:12 PM, Regina Henschel wrote: Hi William, William Drago schrieb: All, When I paste a drawing into writer there are no options for centering it left-right on the page. Surely there must

Re: [libreoffice-users] How to center a pasted drawing?

2013-05-12 Thread William Drago
a line of text). On 05/12/2013 12:27 PM, William Drago wrote: All, When I paste a drawing into writer there are no options for centering it left-right on the page. Surely there must be a better way to do this than dragging it around until it looks centered. Can anyone tell me how? Thanks, -Bill

[libreoffice-users] Need header outside right margin

2013-06-26 Thread William Drago
All, I am working on a research paper. The required page layout puts last name, working title, and page number in the upper right hand corner of each page, outside the right hand margin. It is similar to what is shown here, but has to appear on every page, not just the first page, and has

Re: [libreoffice-users] Need header outside right margin

2013-06-26 Thread William Drago
will never learn the advanced capabilities of our computers, which act more like printing presses than typewriters. Virgil -Original Message- From: William Drago Sent: Wednesday, June 26, 2013 6:01 AM To: LibreOffice List Subject: [libreoffice-users] Need header outside right margin

Re: [libreoffice-users] Need header outside right margin

2013-06-26 Thread William Drago
On 6/26/2013 1:19 PM, Brian Barker wrote: At 06:01 26/06/2013 -0400, William Drago wrote: I am working on a research paper. The required page layout puts last name, working title, and page number in the upper right hand corner of each page, outside the right hand margin. It is similar to what

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

2013-06-28 Thread William Drago
I was desperately look for this yesterday morning. I finally resorted to drawing a line using the draw menu. Now I am trying to do it the new way, described below, and that doesn't work either. On this page (https://help.libreoffice.org/Common/Drawing_Lines_in_Text) the instructions say:

Re: [libreoffice-users] Need header outside right margin

2013-06-30 Thread William Drago
Negative indents are rejected by LO. If I type -1.00 the minus sign is dropped as soon as I click Apply. -Bill On 6/26/2013 1:31 PM, Regina Henschel wrote: Hi William, William Drago schrieb: All, I am working on a research paper. The required page layout puts last name, working title

[libreoffice-users] Augmented Matrix in Math

2013-07-20 Thread William Drago
All, I am trying to create an augmented matrix in LO Math. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Augmented_matrix) The code below generates a regular matrix. To make it an augmented matrix I need a vertical line between the 3rd and 4th columns. left [matrix{1#3#2#4##2#0#1#3##5#2#2#1} right ]

Re: [libreoffice-users] Augmented Matrix in Math

2013-07-21 Thread William Drago
Never mind... It's done with 2 matrices as follows: left[ matrix{ 1#3#2## 2#0#1## 5#2#2} mline matrix{ 4## 3## 1} right] On 7/20/2013 5:58 PM, William Drago wrote: All, I am trying to create an augmented matrix in LO Math. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Augmented_matrix) The code below

Re: [libreoffice-users] Augmented Matrix in Math

2013-07-21 Thread William Drago
Hi Brian, Thanks, that does look better. Why does using the tick marks add space around the line? -Bill On 7/21/2013 4:03 PM, Brian Barker wrote: At 07:49 21/07/2013 -0400, William Drago wrote: On 7/20/2013 5:58 PM, William Drago wrote: I am trying to create an augmented matrix in LO Math

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: Including code example in documents

2013-08-12 Thread William Drago
I do this all the time using the syntax highlighter in Notepad++. If you don't have Notepad++ (my favorite code/text editor), get it here: http://notepad-plus-plus.org/ Here's how to get syntax highlighted code into your LibreOffice documents: 1: Open source file with Notepad++ 2: In

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: Including code example in documents

2013-08-13 Thread William Drago
If you are using NetBeans (available on most Linux flavors) you can export to HTML by clicking File Print to HTML. -Bill On 8/12/2013 6:30 PM, aihaike wrote: Dear all, Thank for all your suggestion. I use Linux and Notepad++ or NoteTab are available on widows only. I think I'll try the RTF

Re: [libreoffice-users] CALC convert text to numbers

2013-11-11 Thread William Drago
I just tried this extension. It's easy to use and seems to work very well. Is there a way to move its icon to a different place on the tool bar? Thanks, -Bill On 11/10/2013 5:08 PM, Joel Madero wrote: http://extensions.libreoffice.org/extension-center/ct2n-convert-text-to-number-and-dates

[libreoffice-users] What happened to the release notes for 4.2.1?

2014-03-08 Thread William Drago
All, The LibreOffice website looks different and some information is missing that was there last week. In particular I'm looking for the 4.2.1 release notes which used to be here: http://www.libreoffice.org/download/release-notes/ I just noticed that the 4.1.5 release notes are gone too!

[libreoffice-users] Calc worksheet stalls when opening

2014-03-11 Thread William Drago
All, I have a spreadsheet that stalls when I try to open it and when I try to save it. It does eventually open after a very long time. I don't know how long, I just walk away from the computer, eat breakfast, and then come back. Are there any log files that I can look at to try and

Re: [libreoffice-users] Calc worksheet stalls when opening

2014-03-13 Thread William Drago
On 3/11/2014 10:25 PM, Alan B wrote: On Tue, Mar 11, 2014 at 9:21 PM, William Drago wdr...@suffolk.lib.ny.uswrote: I have a spreadsheet that stalls when I try to open it and when I try to save it. It does eventually open after a very long time. I Just looking for confirmation the issue

Re: [libreoffice-users] Calc worksheet stalls when opening. Solved!

2014-03-14 Thread William Drago
pg.nikol...@gmail.com wrote: On Tue, 11 Mar 2014 22:25:32 -0400 Alan B abo...@gmail.com wrote: On Tue, Mar 11, 2014 at 9:21 PM, William Drago wdr...@suffolk.lib.ny.uswrote: I have a spreadsheet that stalls when I try to open it and when I try to save it. It does eventually open after a very long

Re: [libreoffice-users] Calc worksheet stalls when opening. Solved!

2014-03-14 Thread William Drago
Did you try embedded those images in a LO spreadsheet to see if they load, or did you just open them in your browser? -Bill On 3/14/2014 7:00 AM, Cley Faye wrote: 2014-03-14 11:41 GMT+01:00 William Drago wdr...@suffolk.lib.ny.us: All, I tried Tom's suggestion and opened the file

Re: [libreoffice-users] Can't get leading zeros in Calc

2014-06-03 Thread William Drago
To preserve leading 0's in a spreadsheet type the number with an apostrophe before it. For example, instead of typing 1234, type '001234. That will preserve the leading 0's. If I don't care about formatting in the spreadsheet, I'll add the leading 0's in the code that does the passing.

[libreoffice-users] Calc - Chart border

2014-06-04 Thread William Drago
All, Can anyone tell me how to add a border around a chart? Thanks, -Bill -- 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] Calc - Chart border

2014-06-05 Thread William Drago
that I have noticed the same problem. On Wed, Jun 4, 2014 at 2:20 AM, William Drago wdr...@suffolk.lib.ny.us wrote: All, Can anyone tell me how to add a border around a chart? Thanks, -Bill -- To unsubscribe e-mail to: users+unsubscr...@global.libreoffice.org Problems? http

Re: [libreoffice-users] Calc - Chart border

2014-06-07 Thread William Drago
using LO 4.2.3.3 on Linux. But I don't know exactly when it happened. When I create a new chart, and set up a border, the border doesn't show up. Sorry, Willian, I know this doesn't answer your question, it's just that I have noticed the same problem. On Wed, Jun 4, 2014 at 2:20 AM, William

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: Generate a column of times

2014-09-09 Thread William Drago
This is what Brian is trying to explain... You've got 6 samples. The first one taken at 12:04PM, the last one at 12:36PM. The total elapsed time is 12:36PM - 12:04PM = 22 minutes. 22 divided by 5 (always the total number of readings minus 1) = 6.4 minutes or 6m and 24s per interval.

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: Generate a column of times

2014-09-09 Thread William Drago
On 9/9/2014 6:18 AM, Brian Barker wrote: At 05:45 09/09/2014 -0400, William Drago wrote: This is what Brian is trying to explain... I was doing more than try! And no: what you suggest here is not what I was saying. You've got 6 samples. The first one taken at 12:04PM, the last one at 12

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: Generate a column of times

2014-09-10 Thread William Drago
It might be helpful if you post the actual start/stop times for the 2026 samples. There's more than one way to skin this cat and I'd only look for solutions outside of Calc as a very last resort. -Bill On 9/9/2014 8:22 PM, office76#xt wrote: Thanks for the replies.

[libreoffice-users] LO Writer, how to insert horizontal line

2014-11-15 Thread William Drago
I'm trying to insert a horizontal line into my LO document. The help says: 1. Click in the document where you want to insert the line. 2. Choose *Insert - Horizontal Rule* see: https://help.libreoffice.org/Writer/Inserting_a_Horizontal_Line Well, there's no Horizontal Rule under insert. So

Re: [libreoffice-users] LO Writer, how to insert horizontal line

2014-11-17 Thread William Drago
Thank you to everyone who replied to my question. The problem is now solved. Regards, -Bill On 11/15/2014 10:57 AM, William Drago wrote: I'm trying to insert a horizontal line into my LO document. The help says: 1. Click in the document where you want to insert the line. 2. Choose *Insert

[libreoffice-users] Not happy with LO Calc worksheet tabs in 4.4.1.2

2015-03-22 Thread William Drago
All, I just upgraded to 4.4.1.2 (Windows) and I am not happy to see that the worksheet selection buttons now look like columns instead of folder tabs. Was there any logic behind this change or is this change for the sake of change? How does this make Calc more useable? What problem were

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: Not happy with LO Calc worksheet tabs in 4.4.1.2

2015-03-23 Thread William Drago
Thank you for posting that. The discussion is very interesting and clearly explains why the scrollbar was moved. No rational was given for changing the shape of the tabs however. Comment 29 by Tomaz Vajngerl: I have also made some visual changes to the tabs (rectangular, more plain look)...

Re: [libreoffice-users] LO opens behind Windows Explorer

2015-02-28 Thread William Drago
To All, Thank you for the replies. Now I know there is nothing wrong with my computer. (LO 4.3.5.2, Windows 7 Professional. Yes I forgot to include that in my original post. Sorry.) Regards, -Bill On 2/27/2015 9:22 AM, Tom Davies wrote: Hi :) Comments to bug-reports should include new

[libreoffice-users] LO opens behind Windows Explorer

2015-02-27 Thread William Drago
All, Does anyone else have this problem and is there a solution? When I double click on a writer or calc file it opens behind the windows explorer window that I double clicked in. I'll explain this another way in case that's not clear. Say I have a folder open on my screen with some .odt

Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: Heads up -- LibreOffice 5.0 is on the horizion

2015-04-13 Thread William Drago
The thumbnail view of recently used docs is one of the things that I LOVE about LibreOffice. To hear that it is a critical design element that can not be removed is wonderful news to me. Thanks, -Bill On 4/12/2015 1:42 PM, V Stuart Foote wrote: Jorge Rodríguez Thank you for submitting.

[libreoffice-users] Calc: How to concat CTRL+ENTER to a string?

2015-04-09 Thread William Drago
All, To place two lines of text in a cell I type the first line then press CTRL+ENTER and type the second line. I am trying to do this in an equation and don't know how. Here's what I have: =CONCATENATE(Target Balance Assuming , E2*100, % Growth) I want everything after Target Balance to