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Bober
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Page break view

Post by Bober » Fri Nov 30, 2018 8:41 pm

I tried to find that option in freeoffice, beta of softoffice 2018 and now when I bought Softoffice 2018... I still can't find page break preview.

Something like this:
https://www.excel-easy.com/examples/ima ... review.png

This option is available in excel, libre office, WPS office.... but I can't find it here. Any suggestions?

Thanks.
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Pawel

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Re: Page break view

Post by Michael Uplawski » Sat Dec 01, 2018 8:40 am

Hello Pawel

The page breaks are represented by black lines inside the current sheet. I have not much experimented with altering colors for grid and stuff and will not promise that they will be very visible to your eye. I try a screen shot from one of my own PlanMaker files:
sc_page-breaks_pmdx.png
I have had many problems with these page breaks and there were bugs, where the display did not correspond to my authentic print-outs. But with the recent releases of PlanMaker I have not (yet) been able to reproduce these difficulties.
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Re: Page break view

Post by Bober » Sun Dec 02, 2018 8:22 pm

This one I found, but it is not what I was looking for. I would like to change page break with mouse. Anyway thank you for your assistance.

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Re: Page break view

Post by Michael Uplawski » Mon Dec 03, 2018 9:55 am

Bober wrote:
Sun Dec 02, 2018 8:22 pm
I would like to change page break with mouse.
I see. The feature does, AFAIS, not exist in SoftMaker Office. And, while I see how it could be useful for the text-processor, the implementation for the spreadsheet must be complicated due to the possible ways to devise a table in sections, horizontally and vertically. If you have experience with this way of setting page breaks, could you explain the behavior of a spreadsheet program, when the horizontal size of a page imposes that content be moved to an additional page..? Does it ask for your decision or is the result imposed and, thus, improved by trial and error..?
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Re: Page break view

Post by sven-l » Mon Dec 03, 2018 4:21 pm

Bober wrote:
Fri Nov 30, 2018 8:41 pm
I tried to find that option in freeoffice, beta of softoffice 2018 and now when I bought Softoffice 2018... I still can't find page break preview.

Something like this:
https://www.excel-easy.com/examples/ima ... review.png

This option is available in excel, libre office, WPS office.... but I can't find it here. Any suggestions?

Thanks.
Brgds.
Pawel
Page break view in PlanMaker is on the wish list for the future.
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Re: Page break view

Post by Bober » Mon Jul 15, 2019 10:58 am

Do you have an estimated time of arrival for this option??? It would be great to have it, after many updates I still don't see it.

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Re: Page break view

Post by miguel-c » Mon Jul 15, 2019 11:49 am

Sorry, nothing concrete yet.

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Re: Page break view

Post by Michael Uplawski » Tue Jul 16, 2019 7:17 am

And in your opinion, what should be
the behavior of a spreadsheet program, when the horizontal size of a page imposes that content be moved to an additional page..? Does it ask for your decision or is the result imposed and, thus, improved by trial and error..?
I guess that most open questions could be answered with an input-dialog, where the user can impose her/his final word. When, in the end, a page break view is devised after the example of different office-suites, then how do current users agree or disagree with their behavior?

The best possible moment to sort this out is before the first line of code is written or modified.
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