Tutorial: Mac FAQ

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Tutorial: Mac FAQ

Postby RoryOF » Mon Jan 15, 2018 4:54 pm

The link below is to an essential tutorial for Mac users; it will solve a lot of Mac related problems
Tutorial: Mac FAQ
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Mac FAQ summary

Postby MrProgrammer » Fri Aug 02, 2019 6:25 am

Summary of [Tutorial] Mac FAQ topics formatted as links ready to copy/paste into a reply on the forum.

[url=https://forum.openoffice.org/en/forum/viewtopic.php?t=89283]Q00: Where is Tools → Options on a Mac?[/url]
[url=https://forum.openoffice.org/en/forum/viewtopic.php?t=89283]Q01: How do I fix: Do you want to try to restore its windows again?[/url]
[url=https://forum.openoffice.org/en/forum/viewtopic.php?t=89283]Q02: How do I create a new profile on a Mac?[/url]
[url=https://forum.openoffice.org/en/forum/viewtopic.php?t=89283]Q03: How do I install OpenOffice on a Mac?[/url]
[url=https://forum.openoffice.org/en/forum/viewtopic.php?t=89283]Q04: How do I uninstall OpenOffice on a Mac?[/url]

[url=https://forum.openoffice.org/en/forum/viewtopic.php?t=89283]Q05: The Gatekeeper won't let me run OpenOffice. How do I proceed?[/url]
[url=https://forum.openoffice.org/en/forum/viewtopic.php?t=89283]Q06: How do I install Java for OpenOffice on a Mac?[/url]
[url=https://forum.openoffice.org/en/forum/viewtopic.php?t=89283]Q07: How do I fix Calc so it doesn't crash when I use ⌘1 (Format → Cells)?[/url]
[url=https://forum.openoffice.org/en/forum/viewtopic.php?t=89283]Q08: Why can't I open my password protected document on a Mac?[/url]
[url=https://forum.openoffice.org/en/forum/viewtopic.php?t=89283]Q09: Why can't I use Tables/Queries/Mail Merge on MacOS?[/url]

[url=https://forum.openoffice.org/en/forum/viewtopic.php?t=89283]Q10: How do I use function keys (F1, F2, …, F12) on a Mac?[/url]
[url=https://forum.openoffice.org/en/forum/viewtopic.php?t=89283]Q11: What happened to my menu bar (OpenOffice, File, Edit, etc.)?[/url]
[url=https://forum.openoffice.org/en/forum/viewtopic.php?t=89283]Q12: What is the keyboard shortcut for "Next Window" on a Mac?[/url]
[url=https://forum.openoffice.org/en/forum/viewtopic.php?t=89283]Q13: How do I type accented characters (é, ö, ñ, ç etc.) on a Mac?[/url]
[url=https://forum.openoffice.org/en/forum/viewtopic.php?t=89283]Q14: How do I enter untypeable characters (Unicode) on a Mac?[/url]

[url=https://forum.openoffice.org/en/forum/viewtopic.php?t=89283]Q15: Does OpenOffice run on MacOS 10.12 and later?[/url]
[url=https://forum.openoffice.org/en/forum/viewtopic.php?t=89283]Q16: How do I fix this?: Document file '………' is locked for editing by: ……….[/url]
[url=https://forum.openoffice.org/en/forum/viewtopic.php?t=89283]Q17: Another instance of OpenOffice is accessing your personal settings …[/url]
[url=https://forum.openoffice.org/en/forum/viewtopic.php?t=89283]Q18: How do I verify the checksum for an installation file on a Mac?[/url]
[url=https://forum.openoffice.org/en/forum/viewtopic.php?t=89283]Q19: What version of OpenOffice can I use with a PowerPC (1997-2006) Mac?[/url]

[url=https://forum.openoffice.org/en/forum/viewtopic.php?t=89283]Q20: How do I import the Address Book (Contacts) into OpenOffice?[/url]
[url=https://forum.openoffice.org/en/forum/viewtopic.php?t=89283]Q21: How do I terminate the program when it doesn't respond and I can't use Quit?[/url]
[url=https://forum.openoffice.org/en/forum/viewtopic.php?t=89283]Q22: How do I tell what version of OpenOffice I have?[/url]
[url=https://forum.openoffice.org/en/forum/viewtopic.php?t=89283]Q23: How do I backup OpenOffice files on my Mac?[/url]
[url=https://forum.openoffice.org/en/forum/viewtopic.php?t=89283]Q24: How do I restore OpenOffice files from backups?[/url]

[url=https://forum.openoffice.org/en/forum/viewtopic.php?t=89283]Q25: What's the translation between MacOS names (Yosemite) and numbers (10.10)?[/url]
[url=https://forum.openoffice.org/en/forum/viewtopic.php?t=89283]Q26: My bullet characters do not look right. How do I fix them?[/url]
[url=https://forum.openoffice.org/en/forum/viewtopic.php?t=89283]Q27: What are the detailed instructions to delete a profile lock file?[/url]
[url=https://forum.openoffice.org/en/forum/viewtopic.php?t=89283]Q28: How do I use the Guest User account to run a test?[/url]
[url=https://forum.openoffice.org/en/forum/viewtopic.php?t=89283]Q29: How can I access a file from the Guest User account without a USB drive?[/url]

[url=https://forum.openoffice.org/en/forum/viewtopic.php?t=89283]Q30: Can I run OpenOffice on an iPad or an iPhone?[/url]
[url=https://forum.openoffice.org/en/forum/viewtopic.php?t=89283]Q31: Do I need administrator privileges for OpenOffice on a Mac?[/url]
[url=https://forum.openoffice.org/en/forum/viewtopic.php?t=89283]Q32: I think I have a problem with fonts. What can I do?[/url]
[url=https://forum.openoffice.org/en/forum/viewtopic.php?t=89283]Q33: How do I get my documents to open with OpenOffice when I use Finder?[/url]
[url=https://forum.openoffice.org/en/forum/viewtopic.php?t=89283]Q34: When should I use Safe Mode with OpenOffice?[/url]

[url=https://forum.openoffice.org/en/forum/viewtopic.php?t=89283]Q35: Why doesn't my print dialog look like examples in posts on the forum?[/url]
[url=https://forum.openoffice.org/en/forum/viewtopic.php?t=89283]Q36: PDF creation does not work the way I want. What alternative do I have?[/url]
[url=https://forum.openoffice.org/en/forum/viewtopic.php?t=89283]Q37: Why doesn't my file open/save dialog look like examples on the forum?[/url]
[url=https://forum.openoffice.org/en/forum/viewtopic.php?t=89283]Q38: How do I enlarge the font used for the sheet tabs and row/column headings?[/url]
[url=https://forum.openoffice.org/en/forum/viewtopic.php?t=89283]Q39: Does OpenOffice work with a Retina display?[/url]

[url=https://forum.openoffice.org/en/forum/viewtopic.php?t=89283]Q40: What might cause: Fatal Error - index out of bounds?[/url]
[url=https://forum.openoffice.org/en/forum/viewtopic.php?t=89283]Q41: I run MacOS 10.6.8. What versions of OpenOffice can I use?[/url]
[url=https://forum.openoffice.org/en/forum/viewtopic.php?t=89283]Q42: How can I get OpenOffice to save a image of the screen?[/url]
[url=https://forum.openoffice.org/en/forum/viewtopic.php?t=89283]Q43: Why do i get the spinning beach ball when pasting?[/url]
[url=https://forum.openoffice.org/en/forum/viewtopic.php?t=89283]Q44: How do I create a password-protected folder on MacOS?[/url]

[url=https://forum.openoffice.org/en/forum/viewtopic.php?t=89283]Q45: Is OpenOffice for MacOS a 32-bit or 64-bit application?[/url]
[url=https://forum.openoffice.org/en/forum/viewtopic.php?t=89283]Q46: How can I correct display problems when zooming or scrolling?[/url]
[url=https://forum.openoffice.org/en/forum/viewtopic.php?t=89283]Q47: How I make the button color (black letters on dark blue) easier to read?[/url]
[url=https://forum.openoffice.org/en/forum/viewtopic.php?t=89283]Q48: How I control whether OpenOffice starts automatically when I log into my Mac?[/url]
[url=https://forum.openoffice.org/en/forum/viewtopic.php?t=89283]Q49: How do I fix: OSStatus error 99999?[/url]

[url=https://forum.openoffice.org/en/forum/viewtopic.php?t=89283]Q50: The automatic updates feature is not working. How do I fix it?[/url]
[url=https://forum.openoffice.org/en/forum/viewtopic.php?t=89283]Q51: How do I create a ZIP file so I can upload it to the forum?[/url]
[url=https://forum.openoffice.org/en/forum/viewtopic.php?t=89283]Q52: How do I display file extensions so I see MyDoc.odt instead of MyDoc?[/url]
[url=https://forum.openoffice.org/en/forum/viewtopic.php?t=89283]Q53: How do I display hidden files (like OpenOffice lock files) on MacOS?[/url]
[url=https://forum.openoffice.org/en/forum/viewtopic.php?t=89283]Q54: How do I fix MocOS 10.15 so OpenOffice starts?[/url]

[url=https://forum.openoffice.org/en/forum/viewtopic.php?t=89283]Q55: Why can't I open the "new" Microsoft formats, DOCX/XLSX/PPTX?[/url]
[url=https://forum.openoffice.org/en/forum/viewtopic.php?t=89283]Q56: How I keep OpenOffice in the dock so I can launch it from there?[/url]
[url=https://forum.openoffice.org/en/forum/viewtopic.php?t=89283]Q57: How I view a PDF with OpenOffice?[/url]
[url=https://forum.openoffice.org/en/forum/viewtopic.php?t=89283]Q58: How I edit a PDF with OpenOffice?[/url]
[url=https://forum.openoffice.org/en/forum/viewtopic.php?t=89283]Q59: Can I exchange documents between OpenOffice and iWork, Apple's office suite?[/url]

[url=https://forum.openoffice.org/en/forum/viewtopic.php?t=89283]Q60: Why can't I paste the file name into the Open/Save dialog?[/url]
[url=https://forum.openoffice.org/en/forum/viewtopic.php?t=89283]Q61: Why can't I see the text in the Welcome (or other) dialog?[/url]
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