Erratic behaviour, e.g. crashing on closing calc file
May be due to corrupted user profile.
- Close LibreOffice.
- Find user profile: in Windows at C:/Users/[username]/AppData/Roaming/LibreOffice/4/user
- Rename to e.g. user-old.
- Check whether LibreOffice now behaves.
Entering angle sign and other miscellaneous unicode characters
Find unicode number for symbol, e.g. angle sign = 2222. Enter enter 2 2 2 2 . The converts the number immediately previous to the special character.
Updating Java stops Base connecting
LibreOffice cannot connect to Java
- Tools / Options / Advanced
- Select the larest version of Java offered (may only be one)
- May need to close and restart LibreOffice (all bits ... Writer, Calc, etc.)
Firebird database - restarting numbering in autoincrement field
Find highest number already assigned to autoincrement field, e.g. NN
ALTER TABLE "tablename" ALTER COLUMN "columnname" RESTART WITH NN
Removing blank lines in a Writer document
Ctrl-H to open search/replace window; enable Regular expressions; search for ^$; replace with blank
^ = start of line; $ = end of line. (13/01/2020)