Date: prev next · Thread: first prev next last
2021 Archives by date, by thread · List index

I think I have this worked out.
If the PDF exists already the Name field is blank.
If the PDF doesn't exist the Name field is filled with the name of the file.

The older files that were working before saving (as .odt) were .sxw.
It would save time hunting down the PDF file to overwrite and avoid a mistake of overwriting a wrong file if the Name field was filled by default.


On 31/08/2021 09:59, Steve Edmonds wrote:
For a while now I have noticed when I Export Directly as PDF from writer ( the Name field for the file in the file dialogue is blank when once it defaulted to the odt file name but with a pdf extension.

I have just been updating some older documents and with these, as long as I have not saved them, Export Directly as PDF has the Name field pre-filled with the file name. As soon as I save the odt file the Name field is no longer pre-filled.

I thought may be this was some setting in LO options but it seems document specific.

Should the Name field in file dialogue to Export Directly as PDF be prefilled with the file name or is this discontinued, if it should be how do I get this to happen.

TIA steve

To unsubscribe e-mail to:
Posting guidelines + more:
List archive:
Privacy Policy:


Privacy Policy | Impressum (Legal Info) | Copyright information: Unless otherwise specified, all text and images on this website are licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 License. This does not include the source code of LibreOffice, which is licensed under the Mozilla Public License (MPLv2). "LibreOffice" and "The Document Foundation" are registered trademarks of their corresponding registered owners or are in actual use as trademarks in one or more countries. Their respective logos and icons are also subject to international copyright laws. Use thereof is explained in our trademark policy.