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2018-12-19 19:21:31 +0100 commented answer Will LibreOffice open .wks spreadsheets?

@ebot - thanks again [sorry for delay > broadband collapse]. I tried to EDIT but I was not allowed to add the sample

2018-12-11 09:55:23 +0100 commented answer Will LibreOffice open .wks spreadsheets?

will add a sample of the failing .wks here if someone will tell me how please.

2018-12-10 11:32:56 +0100 commented answer Will LibreOffice open .wks spreadsheets?

@ebot thanks again. I will log a bug when https://bugs.documentfoundation.org finally decides to send me a new password

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2018-12-10 10:38:32 +0100 commented question Will LibreOffice open .wks spreadsheets?

@Mike Kaganski : thanks for the advice - I thought this was a simple question but it looks like I may need to give more

2018-12-09 14:11:22 +0100 commented question Will LibreOffice open .wks spreadsheets?

@Mike Kaganski : thanks for the advice - I thought this was a simple question but it looks like I may need to give more

2018-12-08 19:28:34 +0100 commented question Will LibreOffice open .wks spreadsheets?

Lupp: I don't know, sorry [file on a disc given to me to try to access] but a good question since I can open some of the

2018-12-08 19:12:40 +0100 commented answer Will LibreOffice open .wks spreadsheets?

Thanks ebot, but if I right click on the file> select 'Open With'> select 'Other Application'> select 'Show Oth

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2018-12-07 20:30:23 +0100 asked a question Will LibreOffice open .wks spreadsheets?

Will LibreOffice open .wks spreadsheets? My LibreOffice will open MS WORKS .wps files but not .wks - how can I do this?

2018-06-24 11:07:03 +0100 commented answer Calc introduces unbreakable, non-existing links in my sheet

for the record this fix doesn't work with LO Version: 4.2.8.2 Build ID: 420m0(Build:2) which is the default for those of

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2018-05-07 20:45:47 +0100 commented answer keyboard suddenly fails

Thanks, understood. It looks like I'll be forced to take something Ubuntu doesn't recommend. [checking on Synaptic it s

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2018-05-06 12:38:20 +0100 asked a question keyboard suddenly fails

keyboard suddenly fails Version: 4.2.8.2 Build ID: 420m0(Build:2) on Ubuntu 14.04 New problem after many years trouble-f

2018-04-14 10:42:06 +0100 commented answer toolbar color and icons

there is no 'Preferences' option on the Libreoffice toolbar nor is Libreoffice listed under Preferences in Ubuntu 14.04

2018-03-07 19:47:29 +0100 commented answer paste data, NOT formats, into LO?

m.a.riosv: thanks for the useful link. Q [not for this forum!] is why Synaptic in 14.04 says LO 1:4.2.8-0ubuntu5.3 is th

2018-03-07 19:26:58 +0100 commented answer paste data, NOT formats, into LO?

I already use Shift+Ctrl+V. Although a useful comment, Q was really whether the child document could be set [default for

2018-03-07 19:11:53 +0100 commented answer paste data, NOT formats, into LO?

Can't tick my own answer - not enough points.

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2018-03-05 12:03:57 +0100 edited answer paste data, NOT formats, into LO?

Thanks: I count this as 'answered' for me because I'm operating on 14.04 and Synaptic tells me that LO 1:4.2.8-0ubuntu5.

2018-03-04 12:36:29 +0100 edited answer paste data, NOT formats, into LO?

Thanks: I count this as 'answered' for me because I'm operating on 14.04 and Synaptic tells me that LO 1:4.2.8-0ubuntu5.

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2018-03-04 12:34:28 +0100 answered a question paste data, NOT formats, into LO?

Thanks: I count this as 'answered' for me because I'm operating on 14.04 and Synaptic tells me that LO 1:4.2.8-0ubuntu5.

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2018-03-03 12:54:37 +0100 asked a question paste data, NOT formats, into LO?

paste data, NOT formats, into LO? I copy a paragraph from a word doc into Writer OR I copy a cell from excel into Calc.

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2018-02-05 11:30:49 +0100 answered a question clearing formats in LO calc?

Thanks for the code but the answer's simple: Load the .ods spreadsheet. In the list that appears when F11 is pressed hig

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2018-02-04 10:53:04 +0100 edited question clearing formats in LO calc?

clearing formats in LO? I have used a lot of conditional formatting. If I press F11 I get a list or around 250 formats.

2018-02-04 10:52:09 +0100 asked a question clearing formats in LO calc?

clearing formats in LO? I have used a lot of conditional formatting. If I press F11 I get a list or around 250 formats.

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2018-01-31 10:48:14 +0100 asked a question Navigator shows there's an 'image' somewhere in a workbook with 20 worksheets. How do I locate it?

Navigator shows there's an 'image' somewhere in a workbook with 20 worksheets. How do I locate it? Navigator shows there

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2017-05-07 14:36:17 +0100 asked a question Guide to create an index or Contents Table

Guide to create an index or Contents Table Is there a simple step-by-step guide to creating an index or table of content

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2016-02-29 12:32:33 +0100 marked best answer My LO version is 4.2.8.2 Why do I have LO3 files in .config/libreoffice?

I use Ubuntu 14.04.

I am getting crashes. I want to save & check my User Profile [as per LO advice].

I find I have LO3 files in .config/libreoffice.

Is it safe [if not wise] to delete the '3' directory?

How do I do that safely since Synaptic has NO MENTION AT ALL of "libreoffice 3"?

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2015-10-21 18:28:15 +0100 answered a question How do I define and apply my own Default Format to existing/imported documents?

Advice much appreciated however I am operating LO4.2.8.2 under Linux Ubuntu 14.04.

Since the total disaster of bugs 81633, 86754 etc wrecking many days of spreadsheet work when I took LO4.2.6&7 I am VERY reluctant to trust anything originating from LO unless it's offered by Ubuntu Update Manager.

SO solution 1 will need to wait till Ubuntu feel that LO5.n.n has been properly tested.

Solution 2 is helpful advice. The steps work but it doesn't import the requested template onto existing documents in 4.2.8.2.

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2015-10-20 13:41:40 +0100 asked a question How do I define and apply my own Default Format to existing/imported documents?

In the hopes of avoiding the extreme annoyance of the sudden unwanted and uninvoked imposition of bullets, font, font size and other junk formatting changes whilst creating a LO document I have followed advice [on this and other forums] to create my own default format.

For some reason it appears not be called a default format and is a 'Template' Which I have created through 'File'> 'Templates' .

I can access this 'template' through 'File'>'Templates' but I can't apply it to any of my [existing or imported] documents. Advice also says to go to F11 “Styles and Formatting“, but there is no trace of the Default Format I created as required through 'File'>'Templates'.