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Separate your stuff!

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So, here is another new thing in ooo-build trunk that I just checked in. This may be particularly of interest to users in English-speaking countries. This new option page named Formula lets you configure separators in your formula expressions. This … Continue reading

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Hiding data from chart

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Here is something new in ooo-build trunk. You can now hide arbitrary data points in chart if their source cells are hidden in a spreadsheet document. Here is the proof: There is now a new check box in the Data … Continue reading

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scsolver code documentation

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Inspired by the on-line OOo code documentation that Thorsten put together, I have decided to do the same for my humble scsolver project. I’m pleasantly surprised how good of class diagram that doxygen generates with GraphViz, since the last time … Continue reading

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Encrypting an Excel document with password from Calc

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The feature of exporting an Excel document encrypted with a password has landed! Now you can save a spreadsheet document as an Excel document with password protection and open it in Excel with that password. The proof is in the … Continue reading

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Calc Solver release

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I just released a new version of Calc Solver after more than a year since the last release. A lot of effort has gone into this release mostly to re-package it as a true UNO extension, and also to make … Continue reading

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Constraint parsing bug

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One avid user of my Calc Solver from Belgium found a rather serious, and a little embarrassing bug and brought it to my attention (thank you, Ludovic!). It was the way I convert a constraint formula from the spreadsheet format … Continue reading

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Solver new snapshot available

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I’ve uploaded a new snapshot of Solver up on the usual place. The difference from the last snapshot is that the Solver now uses lp_solve as the backend LP optimizer. lp_solve is quite a robust optimizer currently developed and maintained … Continue reading

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First scsolver binary package after ooo-build integration

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Since not everybody who wants to use my solver has a version of OO.o derived from ooo-build, I have made available a separate binary package that can be installed on a regular OO.o. There is no functionality change since the … Continue reading

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Update on what I’ve been up to these days

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I haven’t been active for this past month as I was a bit preoccupied with my personal life. First of all, I’m in the process of career transition, moving from working in natural science field into software engineering. As a … Continue reading

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