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2020-10-19 18:10:33 +0100 answered a question how do I customise the open dialogue

To answer my own question, the answer is the answer to this question ... Prevent dialogs to open or save files from sho

2020-10-19 18:08:02 +0100 edited answer Prevent dialogs to open or save files from showing every last hidden folder?

Ok I've been exploring - this is LibreOffice 6.1.5.2 - on Linux. The option referred to in the other answer doesn't exis

2020-10-19 18:06:17 +0100 answered a question Prevent dialogs to open or save files from showing every last hidden folder?

Ok I've been exploring - this is LibreOffice 6.1.5.2 - on Linux. The option referred to in the above answer doesn't exis

2020-10-19 13:19:33 +0100 commented question how do I customise the open dialogue

I came across a similar query ... link text but for stopping showing 'dot' directories. But on 6.1.5.2 the option to u

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2020-10-19 13:11:31 +0100 commented question Prevent dialogs to open or save files from showing every last hidden folder?

I tried the answer below for this question - but in Version: 6.1.5.2 there is no open/save dialog option. Does anyone kn

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2020-06-29 16:47:20 +0100 edited question Can you get text prompt for icons in menu/toolbars

Can you get text prompt for icons in menu/toolbars Libreoffice 6.1 running under Linux edit as requested - Devuan Be

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2020-06-29 16:41:26 +0100 marked best answer Can you get text prompt for icons in menu/toolbars

Libreoffice 6.1 running under Linux

edit as requested - Devuan Beowulf

About LibreOffice:-

  • Version: 6.1.5.2
  • Build ID: 1:6.1.5-3+deb10u6
  • CPU threads: 4; OS: Linux 4.19; UI render: default; VCL: gtk3;
  • Locale: en-GB (C); Calc: group threaded

I've been using Libreoffice since it forked from openoffice and openoffice before that since it's beginning. I've just upgraded to 6.1 from a few major releases prior, and am finding it almost impossible to find some of the tools I used to use. There is a lot more functionality and I don't understand the ICONS.

I've managed to get some text prompts displayed but the tools -> configure operation seems piecemeal and so far have only got icons and text for some elements - not all. For instance the toolbar elements "pushed" off the end of the toolbar don't have text with them when you click on ">>". Also things like the image filters have no text. It all seems so clunky that I MUST have missed something. I was hoping to get floating text on mouse over to help explain an icon - but that doesn't seem possible.

Any advice - sorry if asking an obvious thing.

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2020-06-29 16:37:58 +0100 commented answer Can you get text prompt for icons in menu/toolbars

In safemode the tooltips (thanks for the right terminology) appear. I am investigating further. Thanks for the help.

2020-06-29 15:46:12 +0100 asked a question Can you get text prompt for icons in menu/toolbars

Can you get text prompt for icons in menu/toolbars Libreoffice 6.1 running under Linux - I've been using Libreoffice si

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2020-06-28 11:38:42 +0100 asked a question how do I customise the open dialogue

how do I customise the open dialogue I'm running Linux (Devuan Bewoulf - with openbox, and no filemanager running) and L