Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Open Office installation and turning


Numbers for Pages - Writer - (from
It is necessary to restar OS to make it work. More info on

Russian lang packs:
sudo apt-get install

Thumbnails for ODT documents:
sudo apt-get install ooo-thumbnailer

Configure Open Office to work in MS Office 2000 compatibility mode

    * Start OpenOffice Word Process: Applications -> Office -> Word Processor -> tools -> options ->
    expand "Load/Save" -> select "general" ->
      For document type = "Text document", set Always save as "Microsoft Word 97/2000/XP"
      (instead of "ODF text document"); For Document type = "Spreadsheet", set
      Always save as "Microsoft Excel 97/2000/XP"; For Document type = "Presentation",
      set Always save as "Microsoft PowerPoint 97/2000/XP" -> then click "OK".

    * Then tools -> options -> Writer -> compatibility ->
    tick "Use printer metrics for document formatting",
    tick "Do not add leading (extra space) between lines of text", and
    tick "Consider wrapping style when positioning objects".
  Then go: Use as Default -> Yes -> OK.

Openoffice .doc formulas won't work
copy C:\Windows\Fonts into

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