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2020-08-09 07:26:13 +0200 answered a question Writer file corrupted

Hi. Due to the defective nature of this website, and the lack of interest of those responsible for it in correcting thin

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2020-01-19 13:51:39 +0200 edited answer How do I make a keyboard shortcut for special characters?

The OP is clearly seeking a one-keystroke solution. The simplest way to do what the OP wants is the most obvious: recor

2020-01-19 13:50:41 +0200 edited answer How do I make a keyboard shortcut for special characters?

The OP is clearly seeking a one-keystroke solution. The simplest way to do what the OP wants is the most obvious: recor

2020-01-14 22:35:30 +0200 edited answer How do I change the default font color in Track Changes?

First, upgrade to LO version 6.3.4 (at the time of writing): it appears that the vile yellow-gold has been eliminated!

2020-01-14 22:08:22 +0200 edited answer How do I change the default font color in Track Changes?

You can use a simple, partial workaround, but it's not all that good because ALL the default colours of "by Author" are

2019-11-07 09:30:57 +0200 marked best answer Scrollbars too thin

This refers to LO 5.x in Linux (Mint 18.3, based on Ubuntu Xenial). Things may be different in other contexts.

Specifically it is the apps Writer and Calc which concern me. The scrollbars seem to be about 5 px thick. This is far too thin for my giant monitor (43", 4K resolution).

I have found a way to edit the .css file used in Ubuntu /usr/share/themes/Mint-X [or YOUR THEME]/gtk-3.0/gtk-widgets.css to change the scrollbar thickness of other apps... but at the moment LO apps are not cooperating.

This should be a configurable option under Tools --> Options --> LibreOffice --> Accessibility: sight-impaired people and people with dexterity problems, as well as people with giant screens, are annoyed by preposterously thin scrollbars. This is a pretty simple requirement to understand.

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2019-10-10 21:28:58 +0200 asked a question How and where are LibreOffice settings (really) kept?

How and where are LibreOffice settings (really) kept? OS: Linux Mint 18.3 (based on Ubuntu Xenial) LO: 5.1.6.2 In theor

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2019-09-23 22:42:36 +0200 asked a question Write a macro which toggles a character style?

Write a macro which toggles a character style? If you go Ctrl-B you toggle on the Bold attribute. If you then go Ctrl-B

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2018-10-05 17:14:51 +0200 commented question Writer - Tools -- Macros -- Run macro causes crash

Thanks! Well, from my first experiments it appears that this is a "hobbled" workaround: Tools --> Options --> Libr

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2018-10-05 12:58:20 +0200 asked a question Writer - Tools -- Macros -- Run macro causes crash

Writer - Tools -- Macros -- Run macro causes crash OS: Linux Mint MATE 19 Whatever version of LO I install (I've tried

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2018-07-13 11:20:35 +0200 commented answer How can I insert unicode characters in Libreoffice in Windows?

Also works in Linux (Mint 18.3 = Ubuntu Xenial)

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2018-07-04 22:24:38 +0200 answered a question Scrollbars too thin

Found the answer ... and someone else found a different answer for a different system setup: details here.

2018-07-04 21:08:43 +0200 edited question Scrollbars too thin

Scrollbars too thin This refers to LO 5.x in Linux (Mint 18.3, based on Ubuntu Xenial). Things may be different in othe

2018-07-04 21:01:11 +0200 asked a question Scrollbars too thin

Scrollbars too thin This refers to LO 5.x in Linux (Mint 18.3, based on Ubuntu Xenial). Things may be different in othe

2018-07-04 21:01:08 +0200 asked a question Scrollbars too thin

Scrollbars too thin This refers to LO 5.x in Linux (Mint 18.3, based on Ubuntu Xenial). Things may be different in othe

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2018-06-22 01:10:55 +0200 edited answer can I change styles without using mouse?

What I've found so far: pressing F6 takes you on a circular path around both windows (the main LO Writer window and th

2018-06-22 01:09:49 +0200 edited answer can I change styles without using mouse?

What I've found so far: pressing F6 takes you on a circular path around both windows (the main LO Writer window and th

2018-06-22 01:06:56 +0200 edited answer can I change styles without using mouse?

What I've found so far: pressing F6 takes you on a circular path around both windows (the main LO Writer window and th

2018-06-22 01:03:24 +0200 edited answer can I change styles without using mouse?

What I've found so far: pressing F6 takes you on a circular path around both windows (the main LO Writer window and th

2018-06-22 01:01:11 +0200 edited answer can I change styles without using mouse?

What I've found so far: pressing F6 takes you on a circular path around both windows (the main LO Writer window and th

2018-06-22 00:57:34 +0200 edited answer can I change styles without using mouse?

What I've found so far: pressing F6 takes you on a circular path around both windows (the main LO Writer window and th

2018-06-22 00:56:00 +0200 edited answer can I change styles without using mouse?

What I've found so far: pressing F6 takes you on a circular path around both windows (the main LO Writer window and th

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2018-06-22 00:06:49 +0200 asked a question soft line break with forward slash?

soft line break with forward slash? At the moment, in LO Writer, if I write "Monthly/occasional disk images" in a table

2018-05-30 19:19:33 +0200 commented answer Why are the Ctrl-Shift-[number] shortcuts greyed-out?

Oh, are they? In W10 I mean... a quick google, and the reference doc I have to Linux shortcuts doesn't reveal anything..

2018-05-30 19:16:07 +0200 commented question Why are the Ctrl-Shift-[number] shortcuts greyed-out?

Sigh. Mightn't you just have assumed I did press them ... and that nothing noticeable happens?

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