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From 2019 onwards, the monthly sessions will not have any pre-defined topic for consideration. Instead, a topic will be determined by the discussions on the mailing list and other questions brought up in the preceding month or so. However, after each session the intention is to provide some notes providing the most useful hints and tips, or other information, that came out of the meeting. For this reason, only the dates are provided in advance, and links to the notes added after the meeting.

Diaries for previous years contain links to the notes from each month.

DIARY FOR 2020
28 Jan

Discussion on some topic of interest at the time.


25 Feb

Discussion on some topic of interest at the time.


25 Mar

Discussion comments can be found here (pdf).
A presentation on LibreOffice Writer covered formatting marks, line and paragraph breaks. Insertion of images into text, how to anchor them, move them, wrap text round them. And use of gwenview to resize pictures and crop them to save space in a Writer document.


22 Apr

Discussion comments can be found here (pdf).
How to use paragraph, character and page styles, together with a brief discussion of frames, and few other odd tips.


27 May

Discussion comments can be found here (pdf).
How to create and edit a template in LibreOffice writer, with some hints on some field that can be used.


24 Jun

Creating an encrypted partition to keep data safe. The notes here (pdf) also contain more technical detail on how to mount the partition automatically when the system starts up.


22 Jul

No notes were made for this month


26 Aug

Discussion comments can be found here (pdf).
Sundry topics, such as Radio via web, Cinnamon applets, transferring files phone to Linux, how to closedown cleanly, monitoring resources


23 Sept

Discussion on some topic of interest at the time.


28 Oct

Discussion on some topic of interest at the time.


25 Nov

Discussion on some topic of interest at the time.


23 Dec

Christmas - no meeting