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Pop Up Notifications

My esteemed listmates,


I’m wondering if in Libre Writer or Calc  a user can set up a sound or
pop-up notification of an approaching deadline which sounds or pop-sup when
you power on the PC or while Windows is open even though Word or Excel is
*not* open?


Ex. Due date for auto tire rotation – You don’t have Libre Writer or Calc
open but Windows 7 is open.  A sound  (e.g. .mp3) launches or a box pops-up
alerting you that in one week you need to rotate your tires.


This is just an example so please don’t explore the issue of rotating
tires! :)


I was reading/watching these Excel suggestions (below)  but they don’t seem
 to  answer my questions about alerting sounds or pops-ups  if the program
is not open.


https://excel.tips.net/T003179_Alerts_About_Approaching_Due_Dates.html

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BiDfI4-kngw


Has anyone set these kinds of notification?


Thanks so much.


Charles.

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James Knott James Knott
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Re: Pop Up Notifications

Google calendar has notifications or can send an email, so you'll know
when to rotate your tires.  ;)


On 04/24/2017 01:13 PM, charles meyer wrote:

> My esteemed listmates,
>
>
> I’m wondering if in Libre Writer or Calc  a user can set up a sound or
> pop-up notification of an approaching deadline which sounds or pop-sup when
> you power on the PC or while Windows is open even though Word or Excel is
> *not* open?
>
>
> Ex. Due date for auto tire rotation – You don’t have Libre Writer or Calc
> open but Windows 7 is open.  A sound  (e.g. .mp3) launches or a box pops-up
> alerting you that in one week you need to rotate your tires.
>
>
> This is just an example so please don’t explore the issue of rotating
> tires! :)
>
>
> I was reading/watching these Excel suggestions (below)  but they don’t seem
>  to  answer my questions about alerting sounds or pops-ups  if the program
> is not open.
>
>
> https://excel.tips.net/T003179_Alerts_About_Approaching_Due_Dates.html
>
> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BiDfI4-kngw
>
>
> Has anyone set these kinds of notification?
>
>
> Thanks so much.
>
>
> Charles.
>


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Ian Whitfield Ian Whitfield
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Re: Pop Up Notifications

In reply to this post by charles meyer
If you use Thunderbird for your eMail add the extension "ReminderFox" -
It does this kind of thing perfectly!!


On 04/24/2017 07:13 PM, charles meyer wrote:

> My esteemed listmates,
>
>
> I’m wondering if in Libre Writer or Calc  a user can set up a sound or
> pop-up notification of an approaching deadline which sounds or pop-sup when
> you power on the PC or while Windows is open even though Word or Excel is
> *not* open?
>
>
> Ex. Due date for auto tire rotation – You don’t have Libre Writer or Calc
> open but Windows 7 is open.  A sound  (e.g. .mp3) launches or a box pops-up
> alerting you that in one week you need to rotate your tires.
>
>
> This is just an example so please don’t explore the issue of rotating
> tires! :)
>
>
> I was reading/watching these Excel suggestions (below)  but they don’t seem
>   to  answer my questions about alerting sounds or pops-ups  if the program
> is not open.
>
>
> https://excel.tips.net/T003179_Alerts_About_Approaching_Due_Dates.html
>
> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BiDfI4-kngw
>
>
> Has anyone set these kinds of notification?
>
>
> Thanks so much.
>
>
> Charles.
>

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TomD TomD
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Re: Pop Up Notifications

Hi :)
Linux allows people to set-up "cron jobs" which use almost no power or
resources.  DEs usually have some simple app that can run count-down alarms
(like egg-timers) or daily, or weekly or whatever or non-repeating alarms
with different ring-tones, messages or launch different apps or run scripts
or whatever.

Microsoft's philosophy is to have massively bloated heavy programs that do
almost everything that almost no-one wants to do and use a massive amount
of resources to do it.

The OpenSource way is to have sleeker apps that are stream-lined for
specific purposes and that all play together well.

So LibreOffice doesn't have an email-client/calendar so it allows users to
use a wide-range of tools to do those jobs.  People who want a tiny, fast,
light-weight e-mail client might choose Claws but maybe need a heavy-duty
calendar and thus use a project-management tool - or they might choose some
other combination.

MS Outlook does both but it's very limited and about a decade or two behind
almost all other email-clients and it's not up to project-managent nor up
to being fast and light.

So the open-source way is MUCH more stream-lined, flexible and scaleable
but needs people to be willing to explore rather than just accept what they
are given.
Regards from
Tom :)

On 24 Apr 2017 23:27, "Ian Whitfield" <[hidden email]> wrote:

> If you use Thunderbird for your eMail add the extension "ReminderFox" - It
> does this kind of thing perfectly!!
>
>
> On 04/24/2017 07:13 PM, charles meyer wrote:
>
>> My esteemed listmates,
>>
>>
>> I’m wondering if in Libre Writer or Calc  a user can set up a sound or
>> pop-up notification of an approaching deadline which sounds or pop-sup
>> when
>> you power on the PC or while Windows is open even though Word or Excel is
>> *not* open?
>>
>>
>> Ex. Due date for auto tire rotation – You don’t have Libre Writer or Calc
>> open but Windows 7 is open.  A sound  (e.g. .mp3) launches or a box
>> pops-up
>> alerting you that in one week you need to rotate your tires.
>>
>>
>> This is just an example so please don’t explore the issue of rotating
>> tires! :)
>>
>>
>> I was reading/watching these Excel suggestions (below)  but they don’t
>> seem
>>   to  answer my questions about alerting sounds or pops-ups  if the
>> program
>> is not open.
>>
>>
>> https://excel.tips.net/T003179_Alerts_About_Approaching_Due_Dates.html
>>
>> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BiDfI4-kngw
>>
>>
>> Has anyone set these kinds of notification?
>>
>>
>> Thanks so much.
>>
>>
>> Charles.
>>
>>
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