In one of my not so common moments of using OpenOffice.org Writer as a user, I recently came across an issue with the table layout. I did not have the flexibility to have table cells run over many rows in the way I wanted them to. To my delight, it would appear that this is… Continue reading Row span in Writer’s Tables
The Mac buildbots have moved to a new build master, which should prevent the build master running out of space as has happened on a few occasions on the old build master. They are now located on the build master http://termite.go-oo.org/.
It would appear that there are a few people who are running some scams to try and make money out of people trying to get a European Health Insurance Card (EHIC). Please be aware that this card is free to apply for. To apply for the card you should go to the official site at… Continue reading EHIC scams
The easy to use and free for personal use backup program called iBackup now has a plugin, written by me, to allow the easy backup of your OpenOffice.org 2 preferences. I have also included the preferences for the upcoming native version of OpenOffice.org. They are in a separate location compared to the preferences for the… Continue reading iBackup Now Supports OpenOffice.org 2
With the newly released X11 update from Apple, which fixes the font problems, OpenOffice.org no longer has an issue with starting. All OpenOffice.org users on the Mac should update to the latest version of X11, to fix any issues that they have with X11.
As was discussed in tonight’s Mac Port Meeting for OpenOffice.org, the Mac Porting Team will be dropping support for Mac OS X 10.3.x after the release of OpenOffice.org 2.1. The reasons for the dropping of support of Mac OS X 10.3 include: Around the time OpenOffice.org 2.2 is due out, Mac OS X 10.5 will… Continue reading Support for Mac OS X 10.3 to be dropped after OpenOffice.org 2.1
With the deluge of people complaining about the X11 update and OpenOffice.org not starting, I posted a news article detailing a quick workaround to get OpenOffice.org running again. It should be noted that the next release of (and current development builds) are not affected by the problematic fonts as there has been a change in… Continue reading Workaround for X11 not launching posted on Mac Porting Web Site
Apple released an X11 update on 1 November 2006. It fixes a but that I commented about, regarding the cmd+tab and the X11 windows not coming forward. On the other hand there appears to be an issue with the fonts in that build. This seems to affect the current official release of OpenOffice.org on the… Continue reading Apple’s X11 update