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~572, p575, and p57577: three spins/updates of Precise 5.7.1
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Puppus Dogfellow


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PostPosted: Sun 10 Jun 2018, 21:17    Post subject: large and small word processor updates
Subject description: libre office and ewp-The Emergency Word Processor (bwp, mcbwpt, micro nwp, etc)
 

libre office updates:
LibreOffice-6.0.4_en-US_xz.sfs, LibreOffice-6.0.4_en-US_xz.pet, LibreOffice-6.0.4_64_en-US_xz.pet, LibreOffice-6.0.4_64_en-US_xz.sfs

and thanks to mow9902 for a fix for unresponsive hyperlinks:
dump the following into a terminal and press enter, or copy it into a geany document and press the cauliflower:
Code:

ln -s /usr/local/bin/xdg-open /usr/bin

(adapted from 2 annoying problems with Libreoffice - SOLVED by mow9902)

i can recall an earlier pup refusing to allow a symbolic link unless i used mkdir -p (/already/ existing/ directory's /path)--if you find the above doesn't work, use the mkdir -p line or do it manually as outlined in the above thread.

mini word processor also updated:

bwp1.5 (46k)
mcbwp1 (12k)

ewp--EmergencyWordProcessor.html (159k)
ewp--EmergencyWordProcessor.html.gz (25k)

box1.1.html (159k)
box1.1.html.xz (18k)

more info: PostPosted: Fri 25 May 2018, 18:39 Post subject: space bar keybank toggle and mini word processor
Subject description: bwp1.5 and mcbwp1 use a browser and/or text editor as a word processor, but can't key in a tab space
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the various versions of the browser based word processor appear to also work on my android phone, which gives more options to play with when downloading, but so far saving to pdf works, saving as html doesn't seem to preserve your changes...that's actually as far as i've gotten (testers welcome--you can just download the html files from the bwp folder in the nwp+vtg folder in word processing and related (in pupli repo)).

(more vtg-centric version of the linked help/"help" post upcoming, but the short version is you add commented out commands to the scripts and use the vtg to change the keys on the fly)(not that that's really faster than having swap folders, but it's probably just as fast and allows for perhaps quicker on-the-fly customization than the geany and leafpad launchers could add--just rerun the echo/shebang/chmod chunks after swapping the # or making your change(s)).

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(second annoying problem mentioned in mow9902's helpful thread is related to language packs and offline help. check it out if your installation is giving you some sort of grief that relates).
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