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2019-09-07 13:28:06 +0200 commented question Default font change does not hold

Have you stored your choice of font in the Default Template?

2019-09-06 18:11:43 +0200 commented question Saving problems and other notes

Are you saving the book as a .odt file? Are you using styles rather than direct formatting? What is your operating syste

2019-08-18 11:10:06 +0200 answered a question How do I install Libre Office? (Ubuntu 19.04)

Have you looked at the folder READMES? There you will find the installation information you need, including--- When you

2019-08-17 17:40:13 +0200 commented answer Why are some special characters not displayed when writing in LibreOffice? tdf#127072

The keyboard characters are controlled by the Operating System, not LibreOffice. Do you have anything like  (X'FFFC')

2019-08-17 15:54:31 +0200 commented answer Why are some special characters not displayed when writing in LibreOffice? tdf#127072

Do you have anything like  (X'FFFC') Which shows a character missing from a font or � (X'FFFD) invalid code. What ke

2019-08-15 16:59:37 +0200 answered a question Special Character Favorites

On my system Linux-Mint 6.2.6.2 En-GB system, I currently have 16 characters and could add more. I do not know what the

2019-08-13 16:41:21 +0200 answered a question format bold in flatfile for both odt and docx

This may not be the answer you want. You mention OpenOffice and Word for processing your files, but not how you actually

2019-08-12 19:12:31 +0200 commented question format bold in flatfile for both odt and docx

As I commented previously, the FLAT FILE does not have word processing formatting, hence it would NOT have bold sentence

2019-08-12 13:26:30 +0200 commented question format bold in flatfile for both odt and docx

What do you mean by a FLAT FILE? I quote 'A flat file typically consists of a text file, from which all word processing

2019-08-06 11:04:09 +0200 answered a question LibreOffice Writer presents filename with garbled characters

I have never had any problems with Linux-Mint EN-GB system using file names like förslag.odt or Teståäö.odt although I u

2019-08-05 10:35:58 +0200 commented question I have save files contained Swedish characters, LO won't open them again

I have no problem with Linux-Mint, Language Eng-UK in creating a file containing Teståäö.odt and saving it with that fil

2019-08-04 22:45:50 +0200 commented question I have save files contained Swedish characters, LO won't open them again

Is the problem that the Filename contains the Latin-1 characters, not that the file itself contains the characters. I as

2019-07-31 16:15:44 +0200 commented answer Merge dictionary for dual spell check

If you define your keyboard as English with extended Winkeys, which uses the Alr-Gr key, you can type English and French

2019-07-26 22:55:34 +0200 commented question Cannot paste image from clipboard into any LibreOffice document

I understand from the ABBY documentation that it saves, I quote "ABBYY Screenshot Reader lets you save image screenshots

2019-07-19 10:14:44 +0200 answered a question Organon extension

Did you try to see if this question has already been asked? For example search "extension organon?"

2019-07-13 22:47:21 +0200 commented question could not start printer please check your printer configuration

Are you saying you cannot print from Foxfire (Firefox?) running under Ubuntu 18.04 as well as LibO Writer 6.2.5.2 and 6.

2019-07-09 12:59:58 +0200 commented question export ODT document to image

What do you mean by using the data type image? this will be by definition one page. If you need multiple images of sever

2019-07-07 11:17:35 +0200 edited answer How to print two pages at once - in real size

Have you tried setting the page size to A5 and then adjust the margin settings to give you the printable size you want w

2019-07-06 19:09:45 +0200 answered a question How to print two pages at once - in real size

Have you tried setting the page size to A5 and then adjust the margin settings to give you the printable size you want w

2019-07-01 16:00:44 +0200 answered a question proper export of weird text data

here are three parts to this problem. The data need to be Unicode. When you create this in LibreOffice it is in Unicod

2019-07-01 13:09:22 +0200 edited answer save personalised font list

On my Linux/Mint system the fonts are stored in three areas. The /usr/share/fonts as mentioned above. The /opt/libreof

2019-06-30 11:51:48 +0200 answered a question save personalised font list

On my Linux/Mint system the fonts are stored in three areas. The /usr/share/fonts as mentioned above. The /opt/libreof

2019-06-24 11:03:46 +0200 answered a question changing language for selection while swtiching keyboard language

I think this is an operating system question. On my Linux-Mint system I can define four Keyboards to select directly so

2019-06-21 10:33:40 +0200 edited answer Mint not Updating LibreOffice?

On my Linux-Mint Mate system the version provided by Linux-Mint is 4.2.8 or 5.4.5. I use the DEB package approach and ha

2019-06-21 10:28:27 +0200 answered a question Mint not Updating LibreOffice?

On my Linux-Mint Mate system the version provided by Linux-Mint is 5.4.5. I use the DEB package approach and have 6.1 an

2019-06-18 13:47:33 +0200 answered a question how to change page orientation ? no help... Draw/Changing Page Orientation Landscape or Portrait

The LibO Writer Guide which can be downloaded from https://documentation.libreoffice.org/en/english-documentation/writer

2019-06-18 13:40:12 +0200 answered a question (Phd thesis HELP) Open 70MB .doc PhD thesis file without loading images or shrink file size quickly/safely?

As @ajlittoz commented, you should write and keep your thesis as a normal international standard .odt file. When you sub

2019-06-15 17:26:25 +0200 answered a question How do I open OffLine Help in Writer - No Internet

You do not need online access to use the offline help. But it needs to be installed on your LibO system. Each language h

2019-06-14 17:45:12 +0200 answered a question Is there a way to change page sizes in a document with different page styles all at once?

Can you not use MASTER DOCUMENTS to simulate this behaviour? Then changing the master document PAGE STYLE or STYLES coul

2019-06-14 11:31:04 +0200 answered a question A question about direct versus indirect formatting

The LibreOffice documentation provides a wealth of information. I would recommend that if you are interested in using Wr

2019-06-13 17:26:21 +0200 commented question How to have Same Content on First Page for footer but not header?

Are you saving the file as a normal LibreOffice .odt. If you save as a doc or docx you may have dozens of styles to upda

2019-06-10 13:22:53 +0200 commented question Kannada language use in Ubuntu 19.04

Have you enabled Kannada in the Language settings? TOOLS > OPTIONS > LANGUAGE SETTINGS > LANGUAGES > LANGUAG

2019-06-04 18:30:42 +0200 edited answer Why do I get these strange symbols when uploading a file.

If you are using an editor or system that does not support Unicode you will need to EXPORT your LibO file to downgrade t

2019-06-04 13:32:25 +0200 edited answer Why do I get these strange symbols when uploading a file.

If you are using an editor or system that does not support Unicode you will need to EXPORT your LibO file to downgrade t

2019-06-02 18:02:52 +0200 edited answer Why do I get these strange symbols when uploading a file.

If you are using an editor or system that does not support Unicode you will need to EXPORT your LibO file to downgrade t

2019-06-02 13:50:10 +0200 answered a question Why do I get these strange symbols when uploading a file.

If you are using an editor or system that does not support Unicode you will need to EXPORT your LibO file to downgrade t

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2019-05-26 22:56:47 +0200 commented answer Problem openning documents containing Hebrew words in the path

I assume that you are using a full LibO file .odt not .doc or .docx. And you have a font that contains Hebrew characters

2019-05-26 13:02:05 +0200 answered a question Problem openning documents containing Hebrew words in the path

Have you set the Default Language for Documents to support COMPLEX TEXT LAYOUT? On my Linux/mint this is shown in TOOLS

2019-05-24 10:55:47 +0200 answered a question How to find the music flat sign special character U+266D ?

On my Linux-Mint Mate system language en-GB, not all the characters show up on the INSERT SPECIAL CHARACTER input. Howev

2019-05-14 12:51:41 +0200 commented answer Print Unicode to a file

You say you are printing the file but you are creating a .gpx file. I am confused as the .gpx file is not a print file,

2019-05-11 19:17:45 +0200 commented answer Print Unicode to a file

LibreOffice, like the internet uses Unicode. You do not need to define this in LibO. How do you export the file as a .G

2019-05-11 17:19:52 +0200 answered a question Print Unicode to a file

You do not say what operating system you are using, language, output file type etc. U+FFFD is the substitute character

2019-05-06 22:24:43 +0200 commented answer Can't change theme via firefox

There have been a number of changes in LibO support of Themes or Personas as Firefox have changed the method of support

2019-05-04 11:12:29 +0200 answered a question How to make LibreOffice show thumbnails instead of icons?

This is a Ubuntu question. On my Linux-Mint system you can change your icon if you do not wish to use your supplied one.

2019-05-03 18:19:09 +0200 answered a question Installing Firefox theme from a file?

You can add your own LibO Personas or Themes as Firefox now calls them. You should be aware that Firefox have changed th

2019-04-30 12:46:15 +0200 answered a question Online theme error

This is a well known problem due to the fact that Mozilla has changed the way Themes work. See the Bugzilla entry. There

2019-04-27 13:30:40 +0200 answered a question По умолчанию создается letter - letter is by default created

The initial printer settings are set depending on your language default. You appear to have your setting as American Let

2019-04-26 10:59:14 +0200 commented answer endnotes can't have page numbers mirrored

What operating system are you using? What language settings? Which version of LibO? Are you using pure styles or are you

2019-04-25 18:31:01 +0200 commented answer endnotes can't have page numbers mirrored

You will find documentation at https://documentation.libreoffice.org/en/english-documentation/. I would advise you to sk