Help about Calc Functions

Michael Meeks michael.meeks at
Tue Apr 24 02:52:33 PDT 2012

Hi Italo,

On Mon, 2012-04-23 at 19:13 +0200, Italo Vignoli wrote:
> No, I do not want to write documentation, I am trying to figure out how
> to hack the help to improve it, because most users still refer to the
> help when they do not know how to do something.


> I have already started cleaning useless comments, and while doing this I
> stumbled upon the "see also..." comments on Calc, and from these to the
> rest of the story.

	Good stuff.

> LibreOffice Help is really bad, and should be rebuilt from scratch, but
> this is really impossible. So, I am working at improving it, starting
> from the easiest stuff.

	So - one thing that is prolly worth doing, is adding a few easy hacks;
we could add a SkillHelp to:

	And then file some of the worst areas that you see in passing but don't
have time to fix as bugs with:


	in their whiteboard status ? (then again Bjoern is the expert here).

> You have answered to the alphabetical order, and to the "part one, part
> two" stuff. They seem both improvements over the actual situation.

	Of course, large changes to the help such as re-ordering may hurt
translators - but no idea.



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