Gnumeric-1.12.18

Introduction to Gnumeric

The Gnumeric package contains a spreadsheet program which is useful for mathematical analysis.

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-7.6 platform.

Package Information

Gnumeric Dependencies

Required

GOffice-0.10.18 and Rarian-0.8.1

Optional

gobject-introspection-1.42.0, PyGObject-3.14.0, Valgrind-3.10.0 (for some tests), dblatex (for PDF docs), libgda, Mono, pxlib, and Psiconv

[Note]

Note

Though only a run-time dependency, if you don't install the Yelp-3.14.1 package, the built-in help functionality in Gnumeric will not be available.

User Notes: http://wiki.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/wiki/gnumeric

Installation of Gnumeric

Install Gnumeric by running the following commands:

sed -e "s@zz-application/zz-winassoc-xls;@@" -i gnumeric.desktop.in &&
./configure --prefix=/usr &&
make

This package requires to be installed before the test suite is run.

Now, as the root user:

make install

If you wish to test the results, issue make -k check. A few tests fail, some for known reasons.

Command Explanations

sed -e "s@zz-application/zz-winassoc-xls;@@" ...: This sed removes invalid mime type from the .desktop file.

--enable-pdfdocs: Use this switch if you have installed dblatex and wish to create PDF docs.

Contents

Installed Programs: gnumeric (symlink), gnumeric-1.12.18, ssconvert, ssdiff, ssgrep and ssindex
Installed Libraries: libspreadsheet-1.12.18.so, libspreadsheet.so, several plugins under /usr/lib/gnumeric/1.12.18/plugins/, and /usr/lib/goffice/0.10/plugins/gnumeric/gnumeric.so
Installed Directories: /usr/include/libspreadsheet-1.12, /usr/lib/gnumeric, /usr/lib/goffice/0.10/plugins/gnumeric, /usr/share/gnome/help/gnumeric, /usr/share/gnumeric, /usr/share/omf/gnumeric and /usr/share/pixmaps/gnumeric

Short Descriptions

gnumeric

is a symlink to gnumeric-1.12.18.

gnumeric-1.12.18

is GNOME's spreadsheet application.

ssconvert

is a command line utility to convert spreadsheet files between various spreadsheet file formats.

ssdiff

is a command line utility to compare two spreadsheets.

ssgrep

is a command line utility to search spreadsheets for strings.

ssindex

is a command line utility to generate index data for spreadsheet files.

Last updated on 2014-09-26 23:03:51 +0000