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2021-03-30 13:08:36 +0200 marked best answer Why does LO7 look bad?

Libre Office's interface looked like this in version 6: alt text

And now it looks like an antique Windows 95 application in LO7: alt text

How can I fix this or will it be fixed in a future release?

2020-09-02 16:23:30 +0200 commented answer Why does LO7 look bad?

Yeah, you're right. I'm gonna have to upgrade my distro. I was more talking 'bout the stability of the current LO releas

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2020-09-02 14:00:46 +0200 commented answer Why does LO7 look bad?

Unfortunately: nope it don't. I tried LO ver. 7.0.1.2 (which you refer to). Had to Google it (the official download on h

2020-09-01 19:29:20 +0200 commented answer Why does LO7 look bad?

@Opaque: thanks for the tip. :-) I installed everything, like described in the readme (sudo dpkg -i *.deb). To be sure I

2020-09-01 17:41:38 +0200 commented answer Why does LO7 look bad?

@Opague: thanks for the help. :) My operating system is old but LO6 looked perfect. OS = Linux Mint 17.1 Desktop manag

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2020-09-01 16:38:46 +0200 commented answer Why does LO7 look bad?

@Opague: thanks for the help. :) My operating system is old but LO6 looked perfect. OS = Linux Mint 17.1 Desktop manag

2020-09-01 16:36:46 +0200 commented answer Why does LO7 look bad?

@Opague: thanks for the help. :) My operating system is old but LO6 looked perfect. OS = Linux Mint 17.1 Desktop manag

2020-09-01 16:36:30 +0200 commented answer Why does LO7 look bad?

@Opague: thanks for the help. :) My operating system is old but LO6 looked perfect. OS = Linux Mint 17.1 Desktop manag

2020-09-01 16:36:21 +0200 commented answer Why does LO7 look bad?

@Opague: thanks for the help. :) My operating system is old but LO6 looked perfect. OS = Linux Mint 17.1 Desktop manag

2020-09-01 16:35:30 +0200 commented question Why does LO7 look bad?

Toolkit? How do I manage that?

2020-09-01 16:33:47 +0200 commented answer Why does LO7 look bad?

@Opague: thanks for the help. :) My operating system is old but LO6 looked perfect. OS = Linux Mint 17.1 Desktop manag

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2020-09-01 14:48:08 +0200 asked a question Why does LO7 look bad?

Why does LO7 look bad? Libre Office's interface looked like this in version 6: And now it looks like an antique Window

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2015-05-12 19:25:38 +0200 commented answer Outline numbering and docx: is it a bug or a feature?

Bump. Anyone w/ an answer?

2015-05-07 15:29:43 +0200 answered a question Outline numbering and docx: is it a bug or a feature?
2015-05-05 18:07:02 +0200 asked a question Outline numbering and docx: is it a bug or a feature?

Version: LO 4.2.7.2, English OS: Linux Mint 17.1, English

I also asked this question at http://en.libreofficeforum.org . Sorry for the double post but I do not know if the people here know more.

I’m trying to create a document that I have to share w/ some people, so LaTeX is out of the question. Therefore I must use the docx format (Microsoft Word 2007 and up).

I want to automatically number the chapters in my docx. So what I do is the following: I make a new document, save it as docx, close Libre Office and reopen siad document, type text, assign the styles Heading 1 for the chapters, Heading 2 for the sub-chapters etc.

Then I apply Outline Numbering like so: Tools > Outline numbering > Level 1 = paragraph style “Heading 1” > Number = “1, 2, 3 …” > Separator after = “. “. Repeat process for Heading 2 and 3.

So far so good. The capters and sub chapters get numbered and when I add a chapter (i.e. Heading 1) then it gets the proper number, for instance number 2 for a chapter after chapter 1 etc.

Then I save and close the docx. When I want to add text and chapters the next day the “bug or feature” kicks in and it drives me crazy to the point that I want to pull my hairs out an scream ‘till I’ve got no voice left. When I want to add a chapter then I type some text and apply the style “Heading 1”. But no chapter number. When I go to Tools > Outline numbering then I see to my surprise that the outline numbering for Heading 1, 2, etc. is gone! WTF???? Libre Office somehow converted the outline numbering to “regular” numbering and no way that I can give my newly added chapter the proper number. Because when I “redo” the outline numbering then it starts to number my chapters from the new chapter onwards and the chapter numbers are all mixed up. Even if I place the cursor in the first chapter and apply the outline numbering.

Just try it yourself. Make a new docx, apply outline numbering and try to add a chapter after reopening the docx. You won’t succeed, I swear!

If I try this in an .odt document then I do not have these problems so I think that this is a bug in LO. I cannot imagine something this basic not working in Libre Office. And I can remember that I had a lot of problems numbering chapters in Open Office some 5 years ago too. Is this a Libre Office thing? Is it a bug or a completely un-intuitive feature?