whitover-1 at btconnect.com
Thu Nov 22 21:04:37 UTC 2007
>> Is there an easy guide on how to save files generated in Open Office be
>> it to the hard drive
> Same as any other O/S: File->Save from OOO.
> You will get a file dialogue where you choose a folder and so forth.
>> or an USB memory stick?
> Plug the stick in. If all goes well and the system identifies it okay, you'll
> see a new icon on your desktop. This is known as "mounting" a drive. Open
> that and you can browse the stick.
> (If there is a problem the icon won't show.)
> To save files to it directly from an app like OOO, you must find what it's
> called. This is known as the "mount" point -- a name given to a folder that
> represents your USB stick. Open Konqueror or Dolphin and go to /media and
> look at the folders there. (After mounting your stick). Your stick will
> likely be called "disk" but it may have a particular name like my mp3 player
> is show as a folder called "TSONIC310". Go into that folder and save your
> files as normal.
>> I also need to learn how I transfer data from the USB memory to an Open
>> Office application.
> Same as above. Mount, go File->Open from OOO and browse to your stick's folder
> in the /media directory. Find the file and choose open.
> To copy stuff between your system and the stick, open the stick (double click
> the icon on the desktop) and also open another folder (somewhere you have
> files) and drag and drop between them.
> NB: When you are done with the stick, be sure to "Safely Remove" it by right
> clicking the icon on the desktop. Then you can pull it out okay.
Thanks for most helpful advice.
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