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BTW, you could park it anywhere on my mostly dormant forum site (its URL is at the end of this email...), and then link to that. You would have to register for the forum, though. Just make any post and upload your attachment to your dummy post, and copy its URL for the email list.


On 8/30/2011 4:58 PM, Gary Schnabl wrote:
Obviously, the email has altered some formatting. You could post your file upon a LibreOffice server or any other
website, for that matter. Then post the link to its URL in your email.


On 8/30/2011 4:52 PM, John Smith wrote:
Here's the info from the attachment in my previous e-mail.

     Errors and Suggestions for LibreOffice Writer Guide.

/Page 57./
To match the screen-shot, the last sentence of the text above Figure 58
ought to read ... “In the example, English (Australia) has been chosen

for all the appropriate settings except User Interface.”.

/Page 195./
The third line of the fourth paragraph reads “For example, if you decide

that all the headings should be blue (such as in this guide), you only”
. The word 'blue' should be replaced with the word 'green', as all
headings are green.

/Page 290./
The text of step 8 should match the screen-shot in Fig. 303 (as it does
in the Writer guide page 353 for its Fig. 295).

/Page 292./
Step 5 refers to a non-existent step 7. It is likely that the paragraph
below Fig. 307 starting “The document is now ..” should be numbered as

step 7.

/Page 293./
Fig. 307 screen-shot does not match the text, showing as it does
“![Points.Sheet1.Last Name]” instead of “![Points.Sheet1.Company]” as in
the text of step 6c.
The text/screen-shot is also referred to on page 297, in step 4.

/Page 294./ Suggestion.
The unnumbered screen-shot with a large black ellipse contained within,
appears unnecessary. The text within the paragraph appears to be
adequate in describing what's present. In the event that a screen-shot
is deemed necessary, then the large black ellipse surely is not
required, given that only two choices are available.

/Page 296./
Step 6's last sentence is incorrect and should read “;otherwise continue

with “Removing blank lines from labels””.

/Page 297./
The '*Caution*' should read “step 3)” not “step c)”.

/Page 298./
In the 'Printing' section, step 3's 4^th paragraph should be “6” and not

/Page 299./
The /*TIP */is wrong. Both the Addressee and Sender dimensions can be
altered in their Position boxes. Clicking the *New Doc. *Button with the

dimensions shown**in the screen-shot shown below produces an envelope
document with the fields placed as directed.
Has the screen-shot for Fig. 313 been taken from Writer?
A bug(?) in their Writer prevents the fields in the envelope layout
being seen, though I believe it's been rectified for their next release.

LibreOffice shows it correctly as shown below. I suggest the screen-shot

is replaced with a LibreOffice screen-shot.

/Page 300./

I think step 4's second paragraph should read “and dropping,
/*then*/click...”, and not “and dropping, /*than*/click ...”.

Redo paragraphs 4 and 5 as below. This change brings the setting of the
Sender box to a point before the setting of the Addressee fields,
particularly for anyone being directed off to drag and drop.

“4) Select the *Envelope *tab.
(Fig 315 inserted here).
Choose whether or not to add Sender information to the envelope by
selecting or deselecting the Sender check-box. If wanted, edit the
information in the Sender box (Sender is the “from”on the envelope).

You now have the choice of creating the Addressee fields by dragging and

dropping from the data source headings (as described in “Creating a form

letter” on page 291, and in particular in Figure 305) or using the
facilities of this tab.

If you prefer dragging and dropping, then click *New Doc.*, drag your
data source headings into the Addressee area on your new envelope and
skip to step 7), otherwise continue with steps 5 and 6.

5) Verify, add, or edit the information in the Addressee box. You can
use the right-hand drop-down lists to select the database and table from

which you can access the Addressee information, in a similar fashion to
that described for “Printing mailing labels”, paragraphs 3, 4 and 5 on

page 295. The similarity of the method with Figure 311 and Figure 312
will be clear.”.

/Page 301./
Step/ 6's third paragraph to read as follows.

“You can now further modify the placement and size of the frames
containing the sender(if inserted) and addressee information, or make
further changes to the character and paragraph attributes (for example,
the font) or add a logo or other graphic to the envelope. Modify the
frame by first clicking on the frame's boundary; modify its size by
clicking on and dragging the green handles; change its position by
clicking and dragging from within the frame's boundaries.”.

The /*TIP */within step 7 ought to reclassified as a /*NOTE */as it only

explains why the following text is there and points out a similarity
with another section.

/Step 7 c).
At the end of the first sentence, change 'label' to 'envelope'.
In the second sentence, add the word 'character' between 'line' and
'and' thus; “the new line /character /and then press ...”.

/Page 302./
Paragraph 3 of /*Merging and printing the envelopes.
*/The following text is wrong. “If you wish to check the envelopes
before printing them, see Step 9 of “Creating a form letter” on page 291
for instructions.”.
This step does not exist. I suggest replacing it with …
“If you wish to check the envelopes before printing them, see “Editing

merged documents” on page 294 for instructions”.

/Page 310./
Step 7's first sentence ought to read “Step 7 creates all your letters,
one per recipient.” instead of “In step 7, creates all your letters, one
per recipient.”.

Sorry for the previous glitch.
John Smith


Gary Schnabl
Southwest Detroit, two miles NORTH! of Canada--Windsor, that is...

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