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LibreOffice to Opera Mail mailto script

Since version 12, Opera Mail for Windows allows external programs such as LibreOffice to send a file as a message attachment, but Opera Mail for Linux needs a third-party script to add this functionality for LibreOffice on Linux. Advertisements

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Setting default document and printer paper sizes in LibreOffice

LibreOffice ignores your system’s paper size preferences and uses what is set in its default templates. It is possible to change the templates, however.

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Sending a LibreOffice document as an email attachment

Setting up LibreOffice to send the working document as an email attachment.

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Locations of sound files

Different operating systems, desktop environments, and applications keep their sound files in different locations. I use this information when I need a sound effect or notification, preferring to use something I already have rather than reinvent the wheel.

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Launching LibreOffice faster

A common complaint of LibreOffice is that it launches slowly. But with the proper settings, it will launch much faster than Microsoft Office. …

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Running LibreOffice quickstarter on Windows startup

On one installation of LibreOffice 3.5 on Windows 7, the quickstarter was nowhere to be found. It is easy to set up, however.

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Backup considerations for LibreOffice

LibreOffice files that can be excluded from your backup routine. …

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LibreOffice extensions

Selecting and installing extensions for LibreOffice. …

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Customizing autocorrection in LibreOffice

Like most word processors and office productivity suites, LibreOffice attempts to automatically correct common data entry mistakes, such as correcting TWo INitial CApitals. This behavior can be customized. …

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Verdi installation notes, mdv2010.1/2

Notes taken during my clean install of Mandriva 2010.1/2.

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