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Welcome to my website.  I am currently running  Code Club at Paignton Library and Information Centre. I am looking for work, hopefully in a education support type role.  I would like to use my IT skills but general support is fine.   However having specialist interest may be useful to people.  You can see from my…

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Libreoffice – images

  Another issue with Libreoffice 5.2 on Debian is that sometimes images are not displayed within a document.  They are there,  but are replaced with what appears to be a placeholder. To fix this goto Tools menu and select Options. Then go to Libreoffice-Writer -> View From here make sure that Images and Objects is…

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Libreoffice – Font sizes

  Looking at Libreoffice 5.2 for Debian 9.  It seems the application menu font sizes are much smaller than they should ideally be.  This is illustrated further if we compare Libreoffice with GIMP (Graphics package). You can see from here that there is a difference between the two. I have, through some searching solved the…

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Debian Promotion 2

  My project to create a presentation for Debian seems to be going really well.  While I am  using Overleaf for this, I can compile from the command line in the usual way as well as using TeXStudio to create a pdf.  Shows the power and flexibility of LaTeX for publishing. I have received lots…

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