[ale] OpenOffice Expertise sought
tfreeman at intel.digichem.net
Tue Aug 26 16:20:34 EDT 2008
Better and better
Don't anybody hurt themselves patting themselves on their
back - but this group is pretty awesome!
On 08/26/2008 03:44:42 PM, Brian Stanaland wrote:
> I've used the PortableApps setup before. It's very good
> and I didn't
> have any problems going between various XP and Vista
> systems. And,
> when plugged in to Solaris, it saw it as a drive so I
> could copy files
> on and off with no problems.
> On Tue, Aug 26, 2008 at 3:35 PM, Geoffrey
> <lists at serioustechnology.com> wrote:
> > tom wrote:
> >> I'm starting a new gig (Yeah!), and promptly ran into a
> challenge. I'm
> >> using OpenOffice because in theory I can run that
> between the employer's
> >> MS Word and my own linux systems, and I've run into two
> places of
> >> ignorance.
> >> First - and probably more crucial for me right now - I
> need the ability to
> >> put a superscript and subscript one over the other (Its
> chemisty in case
> >> that helps). I haven't chased down how to do this as an
> inline graphic or
> >> math formula yet, but I'd really like to be able to
> just type it straight
> >> off as text. Ideas?? Clues? Tossed Bricks?
> > RTFM, I simply searched for subscript from OO help:
> > Press Ctrl+Shift+P to make the text superscript, and
> Ctrl+Shift+B to
> > make the text subscript.
> > Not pretty, but it works.
> >> Second - I'd like to install OpenOffice.org to a thumb
> drive such that I
> >> can use it on one of several XP and Vista machines
> available to me at
> >> work. This might not work if the IT people have
> properly locked up the
> >> machines, but I figure I might as well find out how to
> do it. (They have
> >> locked up the network so I cann't ssh home and convert
> stuff to a word
> >> format there. Clever bastards, but they have students
> to deal with.)
> > Haven't done it, so I don't know if it's possible.
> >> Thanks in advance.
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> > Until later, Geoffrey
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