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 for Gnumeric. Read the rest of this entry »


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. Read the rest of this entry »


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 would insist on showing a notification that a new version is available, offering to update the installation. Read the rest of this entry »


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. Read the rest of this entry »


Start from current slide in Impress

I use LibreOffice and sometimes, when I go through a presentation I want to enter full screen mode from the current slide. This can be done by pressing SHIFT + F5, but I decided to put a button in the toolbar. Read the rest of this entry »