Re: Reveal codes?

2013-01-20 Thread Robert Funnell
At https://issues.apache.org/ooo/show_bug.cgi?id=3395 you can see some of the history of this request. I would love to see it but I don't know if it will ever happen. On Sun, 20 Jan 2013, Eric Fenster wrote: What chance Open Office will offer reveal codes à la Word Perfect? This is the

Re: reveal codes

2013-01-21 Thread Robert Funnell
On Mon, 21 Jan 2013, Andrew Douglas Pitonyak wrote: On 01/21/2013 03:41 AM, Brian Barker wrote: At 20:50 20/01/2013 -0500, Andrew Douglas Pitonyak wrote: On 01/20/2013 11:53 AM, Brian Barker wrote: The only reason you can have a single troubling code is that the program is faulty. Wouldn't

Re: Codes

2013-06-20 Thread Robert Funnell
Pat - About Reveal Codes: I loved them in WP, and there's no reason why something comparable couldn't be implemented in OO and in fact somebody cobbled together a kind of demo at one point (in spite of what people say about styles). But we don't have them. About styles: Yes, that's the

Re: Codes

2013-06-22 Thread Robert Funnell
On Sat, 22 Jun 2013, Doug wrote: On 06/22/2013 10:35 AM, Rory O'Farrell wrote: /snip/ If the WP lobby feel so strongly about not having Reveal Codes, why don't they do something about it and write an extension to do just that? Maybe it's because we're not programmers. We're people who

Re: Codes

2013-06-22 Thread Robert Funnell
On Sat, 22 Jun 2013, Toki Kantoor wrote: On 06/22/2013 05:17 PM, Dennis E. Hamilton wrote: Being able to surface some UI ability to reveal the sources of the feature controls that govern a point in the user-perceived document text may require both deep and wide modification of current code.

Re: Open office

2013-11-09 Thread Robert Funnell
On Sat, 9 Nov 2013, Wade Smart wrote: On Sat, Nov 9, 2013 at 10:34 AM, Cliff calvertcliff...@gmail.com wrote: Could someone pleas tell me how to delete just one file from my list of files in open office 4 please. Do you mean your recently opened list? At the bottom - clear list. If you

Re: Shame on you.

2014-04-28 Thread Robert Funnell
On Mon, 28 Apr 2014, Robert Holtzman wrote: On Sun, Apr 27, 2014 at 08:48:20PM -0700, Terry Lugviel wrote: It was from OpenOffice.org. Hey genius, if you didn't download from openoffice.apache.org it's your own goddamn fault. ^^ I don't understand the

Re: no icon for Track Changes

2014-05-01 Thread Robert Funnell
On Thu, 1 May 2014, Brian Barker wrote: At 09:29 01/05/2014 +0300, Ivan Penev wrote: I do NOT find any icon for your Track Changes feature; please advise how I create or customize such an icon. Actually, it could be very helpful to have it on the toolbar. o Open a text (Writer) document. o

Re: error - spelling mistake in special character heading

2014-05-20 Thread Robert Funnell
On Tue, 20 May 2014, David McGuire wrote: ... I noticed when scrolling through the special character list by heading that there is one called Canadan Aboriginal Symbols. Should this not be CANADIAN Aboriginal Symbols? ... For which font are you seeing that?

Re: error - spelling mistake in special character heading

2014-05-20 Thread Robert Funnell
On Tue, 20 May 2014, Robert Funnell wrote: On Tue, 20 May 2014, David McGuire wrote: ... I noticed when scrolling through the special character list by heading that there is one called Canadan Aboriginal Symbols. Should this not be CANADIAN Aboriginal Symbols? ... For which font

Re: WORD COUNTER

2014-05-21 Thread Robert Funnell
On Wed, 21 May 2014, Mayers, Jennifer A. wrote: We noticed that there does not seem to be a word counter. This is required for essays and some research papers my son is doing, so we do not want to download this program in unless it has the word counter. Could you let us know about this?

Re: Text and pictures

2014-06-18 Thread Robert Funnell
In Writer, right-click on the picture that you've inserted into the document and look for the Wrap item in the menu that pops up. Experiment with the different options. You may also want to experiment with the Alignment item in the same menu. On Wed, 18 Jun 2014, Darren Smith wrote: Hi

Re: Read only

2014-06-24 Thread Robert Funnell
With my e-mail client, if I open the document directly from the e-mail client then it is read-only. Clicking on the 'Edit File' button in the toolbar offers the possibility of editing a copy of the file. Alternatively, if I first save the document somewhere and then open it from there, it is

Accessibility [was Re: It sucks]

2014-06-24 Thread Robert Funnell
On Tue, 24 Jun 2014, Christopher Hallsworth wrote: I can tell you it sucks under OS X. I asked to make it accessible with VoiceOver but received no response. Someone suggested LibreOffice your competitor so going to try that. According to https://wiki.openoffice.org/wiki/Accessibility (last

Re: Insert images

2014-07-07 Thread Robert Funnell
On Mon, 7 Jul 2014, Max Moroni wrote: Hi all, i have noted that if you insert an image in OO the software Switch automatically to the last page of the document. This is very annoying because when you have document of many pages after inserting an image you have to scroll back the document up

Re: Auto Spell Check

2014-09-17 Thread Robert Funnell
A Google search for 'open office spell check highlights every word' led me to this forum thread from 2012: https://forum.openoffice.org/en/forum/viewtopic.php?f=7t=56074 It points to a trouble-shooting procedure: https://forum.openoffice.org/en/forum/viewtopic.php?t=16512 The bottom line in

Re: OpenOffice Writer

2014-12-15 Thread Robert Funnell
In the View menu under Toolbars there's an item called Drawing that you can turn on. Is that what you're looking for? On Mon, 15 Dec 2014, Bridget Letcher wrote: I just got an update for openoffice, which I did update, but... I'm not very good at explaining, but I'll give it a try. A few

Re: I have lost everything

2015-03-10 Thread Robert Funnell
or something similar - one by one? Wouldn't it be easier to just reinstall 3.3? Christine I haven't - Original Message - From: Robert Funnell robert.funn...@mcgill.ca To: Christine Lawrence cflawre...@homemail.com.au Cc: users@openoffice.apache.org Sent: Wednesday, March 11, 2015 11:51

Re: I have lost everything

2015-03-10 Thread Robert Funnell
if that makes any difference. Christine - Original Message - From: Robert Funnell robert.funn...@mcgill.ca To: Christine Lawrence cflawre...@homemail.com.au Cc: users@openoffice.apache.org Sent: Wednesday, March 11, 2015 12:23 PM Subject: Re: I have lost everything Christine - I

Re: I have lost everything

2015-03-10 Thread Robert Funnell
for me. It is nice to be rescued by strangers. I think I will go an eat now. Many kind thoughts Christine - Original Message - From: Robert Funnell robert.funn...@mcgill.ca To: Christine Lawrence cflawre...@homemail.com.au Cc: users@openoffice.apache.org Sent: Wednesday, March 11

Re: OppenOffice converted all my files to another format

2016-04-27 Thread Robert Funnell
Doug - When you say that Word 'no longer opens' them, do you mean that when you double-click on them they're opened in OpenOffice? If so, it means that the file association has been changed. Can you right-click on a .rtf file and choose to open it with Word? - Robert On Wed, 27 Apr 2016,

Box size [was Re: Conveting files from Word Perfect x7]

2016-07-30 Thread Robert Funnell
On Sat, 30 Jul 2016, Ace Rosman wrote: When I open OpenOffice I get a very small box to write on and am not able to even see what I type. In the past, the box filled a good part of the monitor and was a pleasure to use. How can I enlarge the box? If I understand correctly, the Window (or

Re: Open office been sold for fee

2016-07-30 Thread Robert Funnell
On Sat, 30 Jul 2016, richard s wrote: Hi I purchased software on eBay open office with seagulls on here's the link http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/OPEN-OFFICE-2016-for-Microsoft-Windows-Home-Student-365-Digital-Download-/291725612179?hash=item43ec339493:g:DrkAAOSwll1WuLnr That I paid for which

Re: (SCL > 3): Possible Scam

2016-07-30 Thread Robert Funnell
On Sat, 30 Jul 2016, Wagar, Hannah Lee wrote: Hello, I downloaded Open Office on my Macbook Pro a couple years ago. I was on the phone with a tech support guy who helped me complete the download, then he had me download a program that was supposed to "clean up" my computer, and rid it of

Re: How to open zipped file

2016-07-31 Thread Robert Funnell
On Sun, 31 Jul 2016, kazuko wrote: Hi My open office documents were sent to iCloud Drive iPad from PC Windows 10. But I had no idea these files are zipped. I installed app for unzip but these couldn't adjust open office files. Please help me how to unzip my files. Kazuko I'm not sure what

Re: URGENT - Re: spellcheck error again after installing new update Re: spellcheck

2016-08-10 Thread Robert Funnell
A quick Web search turns up the following from 2015: << You should start by deleting or renaming your OpenOffice user profile. As you are using Windows do this by: Close OpenOffice and the Quickstarter. Open File Explorer. Copy and paste %appdata%\OpenOffice\4 in the File Explorer Address Bar

Re: Research for School

2016-08-13 Thread Robert Funnell
On Sat, 13 Aug 2016, Doug wrote: ... I don't believe Open Office can write docx format output. .. If docx format is required, SoftMakerOffice's word processor can do it and there is a free version for non-commercial use. It doesn't have all the bells and whistes of the paid version, which is in

Re: My entire novel was replaced with hash[marks]

2016-11-25 Thread Robert Funnell
On Fri, 25 Nov 2016, James Knott wrote: ... AOO supports both backup copies and autorecovery. ... That's true, but the support could be more robust. I found this for AOO 3: << Save AutoRecovery information every Choose whether to enable AutoRecovery and how often to save the information

Re: PAF & FTL FILES

2016-12-11 Thread Robert Funnell
: "Robert Funnell" <robert.funn...@mcgill.ca>Windows XP laptop and des - Original Message - To: <users@openoffice.apache.org>; <mar...@groenescheij.com> Cc: <iris.j.willi...@btinternet.com> Sent: Sunday, December 11, 2016 12:41 AM Subject: Re: PAF & FTL

Re: Speech marks

2017-03-04 Thread Robert Funnell
This may be because of the particular keyboard layout and/or language setting that you're using. What you're describing seems to correspond to the standard speech marks (or quotation marks) used in Dutch and a number of other languages, as shown at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quotation_mark -

Re: reveal codes

2017-08-10 Thread Robert Funnell
On Thu, 10 Aug 2017, Stephen Nichols wrote: Let me clarify. The “codes” revealed are not what your thinking of — tags with bracketed text, XML code, etc.. I think that the viewing option should more properly be called “Reveal Structure” since it simply shows what formatting instruction has

Re: reveal codes

2017-08-10 Thread Robert Funnell
On Thu, 10 Aug 2017, Rory O'Farrell wrote: On Thu, 10 Aug 2017 07:08:16 -0400 (Eastern Daylight Time) Robert Funnell <robert.funn...@mcgill.ca> wrote: ... To me the value of RevealCodes in WordPerfect was not just in seeing the structure but in therefore being able to position the

Re: reveal codes

2017-08-09 Thread Robert Funnell
On Wed, 9 Aug 2017, Stephen Nichols wrote: I used WordPerfect for 15 years because of two reasons, besides that it’s a great product. 1) I hate Microsoft. 2) I absolutely LOVE the “reveal codes” function of WP. It is the most powerful tool in word processing, eliminating all sorts of bad

Re: reveal codes

2017-08-09 Thread Robert Funnell
On Thu, 10 Aug 2017, Martin Groenescheij wrote: The reveal codes shows bad formatting issues, if you learn to use Styles properly there is nothing to reveal. Sometimes one has to work with documents created by other people. And often one would like to be able to place the cursor before or

Re: I can't use your product...

2017-10-08 Thread Robert Funnell
Yuriy - I don't see a screenshot in your message, I'm not sure if attachments are allowed in this list. If you want help, perhaps you could try explaining the latest symptoms in words, and what operating system you're using. - Robert On Sun, 8 Oct 2017, Jura Rúdnev wrote: Dear sirs, A

Re: Specific use of OO.Org

2017-10-20 Thread Robert Funnell
On Fri, 20 Oct 2017, Doug Rhodes wrote: Hello, Difficult to get to you. I need a question answered. I have a older disc for OO.O vs.3.1 ?. I see there is a newer offering. My question is this (as I never really learned or needed to learn) all the apps of the old one. I have many, many

Re: [libreoffice-users] Frustrated with stupid behavior while trying to do a project.

2018-06-04 Thread Robert Funnell
"Number Format" and "Table properties" And I can't find anything in those that lets me select "unprotected cells." On Mon, Jun 4, 2018 at 7:57 PM, Robert Funnell wrote: Peggy - I don't really understand Wade Smart's response, but have you tried right-clicking in th

Re: Normal English Spelling

2018-08-05 Thread Robert Funnell
On Sat, 4 Aug 2018, j g wrote: I notice you operate in a bastardized US spelling of proper English words. It's not clear what you're asking about. Can you provide examples? Is there a way to clean that up at my end? Or do you have an app or extension to correct It? I assume that your

Re: need older version

2018-03-08 Thread Robert Funnell
On Fri, 9 Mar 2018, Diana Ashley PhD wrote: Hi! I have some documents made in an older version of Open Office (they’re dated in 2004) and though I searched online, I can’t figure out to download a version that will open them. I currently run Open Office 4.1.1 and don’t want to overwrite

Re: Typeface Daniele Dumont

2018-04-14 Thread Robert Funnell
This is an OTF font that requires special handling. According to the usage notes (notice d’utilisation) on the provider's Web site, the font is compatible with LibreOffice version 5.3 and higher. According to the FAQ, 'OpenOffice does not handle contextual variants ... On the other hand,