Most people who have used the Office suite from Microsoft will have probably come across the irritating paper clip. Well someone has taken the paper clip into real life. Take a look at the clip.
It seems that the OpenOffice.org QATrack has moved from http://www.qatrack.org/ to http://qatrack.services.openoffice.org/ and has lost it’s RSS feed in the process.
On Saturday I took a 30 mile cycle out to North Berwick. The tail (westerly) wind did help, and helped my decision on whether to cycle west, north or east.I took a couple of stops along the way for refreshments. I got into North Berwick about 5pm, just as the sun was setting.When I got… Continue reading Cycling: North Berwick this time
I recently installed Inkscape. This was interesting for me because Inkscape is similar to OpenOffice.org on the Mac. It too needs X11 to run and has a special launcher to help integrate the program with the OS. They have the easy installation similar to what will be introduced in the next release of OpenOffice.org.What is… Continue reading Installing Inkscape on Mac OS X
Apple have released Technical Note TN2165, an FAQ about the X window environment (X11) for Mac OS X. There are several interesting things in the tech note including: “OpenGL does not support off-screen rendering.” Even with OpenGL not being enabled in OpenOffice.org, I get redraw issues with part of the window being off screen. This… Continue reading Apple posts an FAQ about the X11 for Mac OS X
There are now 3 Mac buildbots available for testing builds of OpenOffice.org. The latest addition is by audionuma (or in real life known as Manuel Naudin) from Paris, France, who has donated the processor time of his PPC Mac. He gave a short introduction about himself at yesterday’s Mac Port Meeting. His bot has the… Continue reading New Mac PPC Buildbot
A week past Wednesday, I took a cycle straight from university along the Union canal to Falkirk. It was the furthest West I have cycled along the canal towpath. It was an enjoyable quiet cycle that too just over 4 hours. I needed the exercise. I even got around to taking a few of pictures… Continue reading Cycling: Riccarton to Falkirk & 2 punctures in a fortnight
I’ve come across the question of: I’m not a programmer, or use OpenOffice.org on my Mac as a normal course of business (though do use OpenOffice.org on other platforms); How can I help the OpenOffice.org Mac Porting Project? As a non programmer, and someone who doesn’t use OpenOffice.org on the Mac as a normal course… Continue reading How can you help the OpenOffice.org project?