Category Archives: office

LibreOffice: start numbering at page 2

I have a text document prepared in LibreOffice Writer, where the first page should contain only title and table of contents. Page numbering should then begin on the following page. That’s it: page 1 should have no numbering, page 2 … Continue reading

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Row to column in Gnumeric

I have some spreadsheet data which I want to present in columns, instead of the rows that I initially entered. I searched a bit and found instructions for Excel here. The principle is the same, so here’s what I did … Continue reading

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Visual CSL editor

I type my text in LibreOffice and use Zotero to take care of the references. Zotero has a list of many different citation styles, which likely already includes the one for the journal you are submitting your manuscript to.

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Disable automatic updates check in Zotero

I have been using the Zotero biobliography manager, installed from SBo. Despite that I am the current maintainer of the program at SBo, I cannot immediatelly provide an update of its SlackBuild, when a new version comes out. Annoyingly, Zotero … Continue reading

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OpenOffice word autocompletion

I am currently using OpenOffice.org 4.1.1, installed from SBo and want to remove the word autocompletion behaviour. I googled a bit and found a solution here.

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