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Hi :)
(2)  The 'buttons' are not really proper buttons.
You have to click on the appropriate text inside the button/block.  Sometimes a 'button' has a 
couple of different links that do slightly different things.  It would be awkward to have a 3way 
button that had 
1.  Normal download when you click the top half
2.  Torrent download when click the bottom half and 
3.  Information when you click the right-hand-side

Putting all 3 together in a fake button means people usually wave their mouse around and click on 
something and then work it out.  

It's a good idea to keep the installer file (assuming you are on Windows) for the version you are 
familiar with so that if you don't like the upgrade then you can return to the familiar very 
easily.  It's much less of an issue by around .3, .4 and onwards because things have settled down a 
lot by around then.  It's more an issue when tons of new features have just been added, such as 
with the .0 releases.  That 3rd digit is a bit like a "Service Pack" (like Xp Sp3 or Win7 Sp1).  

So i will be downloading and installing the .5 with no qualms (but i'll keep the .4 installer on 1 
machine jic)

(1)  dunno.  I suspect that Draw might be good for doing a time-line but if you are looking for 
proper calendar-type functionality then there are a few other packages depending on what sort of 
level you are aiming at.  Project Managers  with a dizzying arrray of interlocking sub-projects and 
mums with a couple of kids need something a lot more sophisticated than the average user.  

Regards from
Tom :)

--- On Sat, 14/7/12, anne-ology <> wrote:

From: anne-ology <>
Subject: Re: [libreoffice-users] spreadsheets / timelines ... + queries
Date: Saturday, 14 July, 2012, 22:42

       (1) Curiously wondering how timelines are done with this program -
              I've heard it's possible ... I've gone to the help-site ...
       Is it through these spreadsheets? ... or ???

       (2) could someone explain if it's time to update to this .5 over .4
- and if so, how to do so;
              I've gone to the download site ... but there's only blocks of
varying programs with no clickable download button ???

       Looking forward to learning more of this fascinating program from
this list -
           you all sound to be quite knowledgeable,

On Fri, Jul 13, 2012 at 2:17 PM, Milos Sramek <>wrote:


is it a bug or not?

1. I open an xls file with a sheet with cells protected by a password
2. I save it in odf format - no messages, works without problems
3. I open the new odf file and want to save it in xls. LO requires change
of the password (without asking for the original one)

Is it OK that LO asks for the password change when saving from odf to xls
but not when saving from odf to xls?
What do you think?

(according to the help it is ok that LO can change the password, I am
asking only about the different behavior in  similar situations)


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