Tag Archives: openoffice.org

HackWeek – Minor polish

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As some of us already blogged, the last week was a Hack Week inside Novell, where we the Novell engineers are allowed to work on whatever project we are pleased to work on. Given the opportunity, I decided to work … Continue reading

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HTML import option

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What’s new? I just checked in to the Go-OO master branch an enhancement to Calc’s HTML table import feature. With this enhancement, you can select a custom language to use when you import an HTML table, which affects how the … Continue reading

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Custom sort in DataPilot

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Just checked in this piece to the master branch of the Go-OO repository, to support sorting of DataPilot’s field members using custom sort lists. I’ve extended the popup window I wrote for the hide field members functionality to provide this … Continue reading

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ODF Support in MS Office 2007

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I guess it’s all over the news right now, that the latest service pack (SP2) for MS Office 2007 will enable Office to import and export ODF natively. This blog piece by Doug Mahugh touches on the word processor part … Continue reading

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Traversing to precedents and dependents

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Just checked this piece into the master branch of the go-oo repository. It allows traversing to precedents and dependents of a cell by Ctrl-[ and Ctrl-] key strokes, respectively. It is similar in concept to the existing Detective functionality, but … Continue reading

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Some minor enhancement with DataPilot

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Just checked into the master branch of go-oo repository (oh BTW we just switched our repository from svn on gnome.org to git on freedesktop.org) is a minor enhancement in DataPilot, to allow the users to filter results by field members … Continue reading

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Coloring tabs in Calc

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I just checked in to go-oo trunk the latest patch from Daniel Watson that enables coloring of sheet tabs in Calc. With his latest patch, the tab color dialog looks more compact and polished, which I definitely prefer over the … Continue reading

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It’s text when it’s quoted, stupid!

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Ok. This is another one I just checked into ooo-build trunk. It’s actually a very minor enhancement, but some people may find this useful. What I did is to modify Calc’s csv import filter to provide the users an option … Continue reading

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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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