Restore Missing Icons
Sometimes, it may happen that OpenOffice's toolbar icons have disappeared. There is an easy fix for this:
Launch OpenOffice and open the menu Tools -> Options.
Select View from the list on the left.
Open the icon theme drop down box under the label Icon style and size and select Human.
Now, the icons should be displayed again.
Human readable Matrikelnummern
Open a new Spreadsheet file in LibreOffice Calc
- Copy and paste the data (Matr.Nummer, Vorname, Nachname).
Select the column Matr.Nummer, use Format > Cells...
- Select in the box Category the item Number
- Down in the Format-Code box write: 00--000--000
- Hit okay (nothing will change yet)
This column still selected use Edit > Find & Replace...
In Search For give the two characters "^." and in replace with give just an ampersand "&".
- Then make sure the options "Current Selection Only" and "Regular Expression" are selected and hit "Replace all"
- Now the Numbers should be formatted okay.
- Now in a unused column on the row as the first student paste there the formula:
- Change the cell references according to your data!
- Hit Enter, select this cell and drag the lower right corner downwards so that every students line gets its copy of that formula.
- Save the file.
- Select the Column with the formulas and copy it.