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31May/130

Print without driver, with file upload on Linux servers

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In today's article I deal with printing. After I compared the various requirements of customers, I came to theorize the idea that the user (utonto) should have to have everything ready. Less software or drivers will be installed, will be more happy and will be less annoying to those who have something else to do.

The illumination came to me sifting between the printer settings that we have in the office. In one of the menus I see that you can upload the PDF to print on the printer's internal memory to print automatically.

24May/130

Today's date on LibreOffice Calc

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Today's article is quick and easy, and solves a question for LibreOffice Calc that I have recently put.

How to set up a Calc document so that every time you open the spreadsheet the date in one cell to automatically update to today's date?

The same operation is very simple with LibreOffice Writer: "Enter" - "Command field" - "Data". In any reopening the file, the date is updated than today.

13May/132

Canon Club Italy asks for help

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Today's article is different from others, but I feel I have to write.

I have long subscribed to the community "Canon Club Italy", an amateur site where users have the opportunity to meet, commodity exchange, dispense advice and get information. The classic community, oriented to photography. Since the opening of the site to date, the owner and maintainer of the server has had several difficulties.

4May/130

CSS: property “z-index”

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Today we see an important property of CSS, also inherited from the last version, i CSS3. I'm talking about (as you will be guessed from the title) property "z-index".

The properties "height" and "width" impostarenno height and width, while "z-index" we need to move items into the third dimension of depth (the asse "The"). The third dimension is perpendicular to the screen and it will be easier to understand for those familiar with plans for the use of levels.

Imagine the screen as a table on which lay some playing cards, in this way: