Open Office and / or Libre Office

LinuxIsOne reallife at
Fri Dec 9 12:00:47 UTC 2011

On Fri, Dec 9, 2011 at 12:18 AM, Doug <dmcgarrett at> wrote:

> I'm the fellow who posted the "extra boxes" lines, and I can't answer that.
>  I don't use OO anymore--when I upgraded my Linux distro, they
> eliminated OO in favor of LO.

But still LTS 10.04 has OO by default not LO. I am seeing here and
there to install LO since it is not in the Ubuntu Software Center. I
hope for 12.04 LTS, it would be, however, a hope.

>  I didn't "preview" the print file, I didn't
> convert it to pdf, I just opened the file and printed it out on paper. I
> _think_ I remember that it showed up on screen, but I'm not sure.(It was a
> schedule, that I got on a bi-monthly basis, and every issue of it came out
> the same way.) Not being a spread-sheet guru, I didn't know about "selecting
> the lines and changing them to a 'default - no formatting ' style."  The
> same problem exists in the cousin program, Symphony. anyway, it's definitely
> a bug in OO, and LO has fixed it.

It showed lines for me when I exported to pdf a document file from OO
after installing the import pdf plugin for OO from Ubuntu Software
Center. But no issues, like you, I am going for LO.

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