Steps to reproduce:
1. Click on the HELP menu item.
2. Try to find a reference list of all teh commands.
3. It only takes you online and consumes a lol of resources.
4. If you are offline, you can not do work.
5. Even if you find the online version in 8 minutes of clicking, just like I did, it gives you this: https://help.libreoffice.org/Calc/Mathematical_Functions
THE FORMAT IS HORRIBLE FOR WIDESCREEN MONITORS!!! Why is 92-94% of the screen blank space and I have to scroll pages and still get to nothing?
Good way to do it is:
Give out a list of commands and their short description in the same row next to them; and closer information on syntax and such in a window next to the window with the list of the commands
"CSCH() -- hyperbolic cosecant of a number"
"SECH() -- hyperbolic secant of a number"
1) hide the commands somewhere on a wiki
2) list commands widely spaced without description
3) make the spaces so big that user will forget what he awas looking for before he scrolls down to the reference
Returns the hyperbolic cosecant of a number.
Returns the hyperbolic cosecant of Number.
=CSCH(1) returns approximately 0.8509181282, the hyperbolic cosecant of 1.
Returns the hyperbolic secant of a number.
Returns the hyperbolic secant of Number.
=SECH(0) returns 1, the hyperbolic secant of 0."
You are expected to find a simple reference book of all the spreadsheet syntaxes without going online.
Idiotic repeating three times that a function "returns hyperbolic sectant of a number" is not useful to anyone! Repeating it after vicious spacing is even worse.
How do I find a function in the list that returns only a positive part of the result???
Operating System: All
Version: 18.104.22.168 release
Hi @emefbee, thanks for reporting.
I think you have not installed the local help for your selected User Interface language.
All LibreOffice versions with their localized help packs:
Through the function wizard [Fx] in formula bar, there are the all functions listed, possible select by categories, with a brief description, pushing the help button links to the help of selected function.
Also the documentation in:
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