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W dniu 04.01.2012 05:17, Amy Mandaean pisze:
Thanks for the help, Ken... but I still got nothing.  :(

Using the Finder, I found "System Preferences" and "System Information," but no folder just called 
"System," and nothing with my computer's name on it.  Also no Library folder.

Am I completely Mac illiterate??
Lion is different to Snow Leopard in that it doesn't show you the drives and also in that it hides the Library folder from the user.

1. Open a Finder window (click on the blue face icon in the Dock - it will be the first icon from the left) 2. Click on your user name in the left column (it'll have a little house icon next to it). If your user name doesn't appear in the left column, enable it in Finder preferences (Finder->Preferences...->Sidebar). 3. Press Shift-cmd-G on the keyboard (this is the equivalent of Go->Go to Folder.. in the top menu). A little window will pop up. Enter "Library" (without the quotes) and press Go. Voilà, you're in your Library folder
4. Go into Application Support and there you have the LibreOffice folder.

Hope this helps,


On Jan 3, 2012, at 11:03 PM, Ken Springer wrote:

On 1/3/12 8:21 PM, Amy Mandaean wrote:
Thanks Jay,

I have the new Lion OS, but I am MAC retarded.  ;)  Just switched over after being a
lifetime (and fairly proficient) PC user.  Can't for the life of me find this User folder...
any advice where to look?
Hi, Amy,

Regarding where to look, and this assumes Snow Leopard and Lion are the same:

1.      Open a Finder (aka folder window) for the System (boot drive/ C:\ drive in Windows speak)
2.      Open the Users Folder.  You can use the twisty triangles if you like, but I sometimes find 
the finder window becomes too complicated/filled for this old mind of mine.  Double clicking gives 
you views somewhat similar to Windows.
3.      I think you will find a folder with the name you assigned the computer when it was new.  
Double click on that folder.
4.      Double click the Library folder.
5.      Double click the LibreOffice Folder.

The 3 folder should be there, and opening the 3 folder will give you another user folder.  Macs 
seem to have user folders everywhere like weeds!   LOL

I hope this is the folder Jay is referring to.

Here's a link to a LibreOffice discussion that sounds like the same problem you are having.

The discussion contains a link to a similar discussion in the Open Office Forum.

Best of luck.


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