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Bruce Byfield
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Apache OpenOffice is not only in trouble, but is its own worst enemy as well.
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Launched my revised book template today. I am surprised and proud that it h as turned out so well.
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Hot fresh banana bread and a late lunch: this may be how Ancient Rome fell.
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hmmm - nah; surely even the most ardent supporters of a Puritan Work Ethic would make exceptions for fresh banana bread. Late lunch, well you might have issues there ;)
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By me, "LibreOffice Tip: To Do lists with style" http://www.ocsmag.com/2015/04/14/libreoffice-tip-to-do-lists-with-style/
Lists are one of the least known types of styles in LibreOffice Writer. If people use list styles at all, they attach them to paragraph styles to create automatic bullet or numbered lists. However,...
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I still sometimes see my published articles & think, "Look at me. Just like a professional writer!" Then I remember, "Oh, yeah. I am one."
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I have only met or heard Ursula K. Le Guin a few times, but each time I have been convinced I was in contact with a great person.
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OK, let's have an all-out, all-night brood fest: The collected works of Stan Rogers are now lined up on my music-player.
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What might replace the Linux desktop as we know it?
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Maybe the version you found is older? Copied this from the one I use.

       -x xoffset
              defines the offset from the left border of the screen.

       -y yoffset
              defines the offset from the top border of the screen.

Anyway.. if it is not for you.. it isn't ;)
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So much for productivity today. "The Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace and Babbage" arrived in the mail this morning.
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You know you have a font fetish when you spend Saturday night examining a new font.
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Been there, done that! 
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Ursula Le Guin's debunking of the generic pronoun: "If anyone needs an abortion, he will have to go to another state."
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My ambition is to be the George Orwell of free and open source software.
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I'm a writer who specializes in covering free and open source software. In my spare time, I write about Northwest Coast Art.
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