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December 10, 2006

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I'll try this and hope to learn something to solve the problem I'm working on at the moment: How to get "real" news from a web page or rss-feed into the Impress presentation that we are running at my school. I've tried to find help but nothing so far. Perhaps you know of a solution.

I need to get a web table from a site, designed locally. When tried, it asks username/ password. How can I cross this screen. Can I write the VBA code incorporating the password of the site.
awaiting.. would be thankful...

Hi Kailash,

I'm not sure what's causing you to be prompted for the password--sounds like that is beyond OpenOffice.org.

VBA coding is outside my area of expertise, but you might try contacting dev@openoffice.org, and ask them to write to you directly with the answer.

Solveig

Hi,

When you are trying to get the XHTML table, it seems there is a problem if the HTML contains the XML declaration:

so you will need to get rid of it first.

HTH, Robajz

I would like to ask if anyone could help me with a question I have about the linux spreadsheet.

I want to change the default movement when the enter key is pressed. Right now when entering a series of numbers or other info in a row of cells, for ex., A1, A2, A3, when the enter key is then pushed, the cursor will go to B3. I want it to default so that it goes back to the beginning of the next row, in my example B1. Is there a way to change that default setting?

Thanks for any help you can share.

Hi Sandy,

Choose Tools > Options > OpenOffice.org Calc > General. Under Input Options, you can change what happens.

Solveig

This threw me slightly, but the menu item you meant was "Link to External Data", not "Date." You can then load a table from an HTML file or I guess a URL (though I haven't tried that part).

Thanks so much! I've encountered many times over the last few years where I tried to copy a single column from a website table (using ctrl-select) and ended up with a row...

I always thought it was an issue of some option to turn a column into a row. Thus the limitations of google versus fellow humans =)

I'm still wondering if there's any way to do so?
I can think of other instances (besides websites) where doing so would come in handy, and save a lot of time.

Hi, thanks for the good post.
Anyway, i have this little problem. I create a "styled" spreadsheet.
like a "beauty" reports. you know, theres a border on columns, etc.
Now, what i did is File > Preview in browseer. and it is all OK.

So i save the file as html. then load it again in calc. (file type
Open Office Calc (*htm)). But all of the style in column are
all gone. Is there a way to retain the border or style of the columns?
when the data came from html, or via cut and paste (from browser to calc)

thanks.
-ace


Hi There,
From last few days i am tring to manipulate html pages, created from powerpoint presentation(Save as Web page option).
I have inserted a html table in one of the slide0001.htm page. (Which are created when i saved the powerpoint file to a web page). This html table do show up in the browser. But it doesnot appear when i open the html file in the ms powerpoint. Please let me know. Its very urgent.
Thanks

GOOD

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