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Libre office dots between words / not displaying documents properly

First LibreOffice opened with nothing but the title bar every time, regardless of the file. Here's a picture of what I mean!here's a picture of what I mean]1 This person seemed to have a similar ...
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problem to search a word in pdf file with “Document Viewer”?

I can't search Persian words. In fact I should search the reserve form of that word to find it . how can I fix this problem by searching the right form of that word ? example : if the word is : بلوک ...
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File Manager Type Classification - Document (pdf/docx)

I have a folder with pdf, doc and docx files, I would like to sort them using the default File manager, displaying pdfs and word docs separately. Unfortunately in the 'Type' column, they are all ...
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maximize document viewer

I have a very strange thing with ubuntu 14.04 and Document Viewer If I set the document viewer to the half of my screen (ctrl+4 or 6 or 8 or 2) and click then to maximize. Document viewer becomes a ...
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Scrolling problem in Evince 3.10.3 for DJVU documents in Ubuntu 14.04

Sometimes when I scroll up/down pages of certain DJVU documents, it takes a while to load the new page(a white page is displayed followed by the text after few seconds) or in other words the scrolling ...
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Evince can only fill in a few fields of an editable PDF at a time

Hi I'm using the "document viewer" in Lubuntu 14.04 LTS (I'm assuming this is evince but I'm not sure). The problem is when I'm filling out a pdf form, I can only fill in one or two fields in one ...
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.lit file reader on Ubuntu 14.04

I want to read .lit books on Ubuntu 14.04 without converting the file. Please suggest me a reader which can do this.
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Comment & Highlight the PDF & DJVU files?

I have just started working with Ubuntu. My work includes a lot of books that to be read. Hence while reading, I need to --comment & highlight the characters in the form of PDF & DJVU file. ...
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Change page color of some documents

I use Okular for handling my documents (pdf, epub, djvu) and one of the features I like is its ability to change page color to something that soothes your eye ( I generally set it moderate greyish ...
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How to stop .dirs files from resetting?

I have a dual boot set up with Windows and Ubuntu. I have 3 partitions, 1 for Windows, 1 for Ubuntu and 1 for documents. I have linked the document folders on the docs partition to the user doc ...
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which format is more suitable for reading on a laptop and converting to pdf: chm or epub

which format is more suitable for reading on a laptop and Ubuntu (for bookmarks, annotations, viewing, navigation, ...): chm or epub? which format is more suitable for converting to pdf on Ubuntu: ...
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How to copy and paste all text recovered in Terminal with `strings` command?

I want to recover text from a .doc file that wouldn't open in any text editors (msoffice word, libreoffice writer). I have found this answer saying to use a command like strings foo.doc | less ...
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How do I calibrate ubuntu screen for a comfortable PDF reading? [duplicate]

I don't want a complete workaround , but how can I calibrate my ubuntu for a better reading in document viewer ? I am using ubuntu 14.04 , I feel sleepy after a while and my eyes hurt sometimes. I ...
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How do i change the icon of an empty document to white?

I want to change color of empty document to white... How I can do !!
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Okular: File -> Properties -> Optimized?

If you open a PDF file in Okular and choose the menu entry "File -> Properties", a list of the current file's various properties is displayed. Among them is the entry Optimized: <Yes|No> ...
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LibreOffice cannot find file

I wrote a really important document and saved it under documents folder. When I restarted my computer I discovered I cannot find the file in it's location. When I opened writer it tells me I need to ...
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Create new document?

When right click is pressed and create new document is highlighted there is only one option [empty document]. How more options can be placed [like new libre office writer document] ?
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Converting scanned documents into “Word” documents?

I have just done a search on Google as to how I would convert a scanned document (of a typescript) into a document that would recognize the characters just like any other Word document. But ofcourse I ...
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Is there a document editor with revision control

I'm looking for a document editor (or software) that 'create a revision' every time a file saves (if there are changes). It's preferred to show the difference in a nice way. Something like a ...
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How to repair a damaged .doc (word) file

(This is Lubuntu 13.04) I have a damaged .doc (word) file, made with abiword. The power went off, and damaged the file. I tried reading it in libreoffice as well. Any advice on how repairing this ...
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Revert to the original document folder

I have a unique problem and though I have tried to solve it on my own I couldn't... The problem is as follows: Please take a backup of your files before you attempt to solve the problem. If ...
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How can I open these .docx files from Chrome more quickly?

This is a very specific question. I'm a lawyer from Chile, the thing is we use a webpage to check on the state of our judiciary cases. The problem when I started using Ubuntu (and Chromium) is that ...
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PDF file renaming according to metadata?

Is there something I can use that renames PDF files according to their content? Basically an equivalent of http://macscripter.net/viewtopic.php?id=27620 in Ubuntu.
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How to edit PDF document?

Usually I receive a PDF contract that I need to sign and send back online. I am wondering what is the easiest way to do so on computer, to avoid the hassle of print/sign/scan process?
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How can I keep two different font sizes on two different documents?

I am using Xubuntu and I need to keep document A with font size 8 and B with with font size 12. If I save A with font size 8, this switches the font size to 8 for all the other documents, including B. ...
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GUI for retrieving pdf documents

I have many pdf documents in my computer and I need an easy to use GUI for retrieving those that contain certain terms / phrases. So, my question is if there is any such application for ubuntu 12.04 ...
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Searching through ODT documents without opening them?

Let's say I have 2000 .ODT files. Their names are random numbers. How do I go about searching for, let's say, "pricing list"? How do I find the document I need without opening all of them one by one ...
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How to search within pdf and other documents, other than simple text, preferably using a GUI?

Is this possible in principle? It seems to me that search tools like gnome-search-tool, Catfish and Searchmonkey can search within text files, but not within other more complex documents like pdf or ...
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How to secure Ubuntu server

Is there any complete Ubuntu server hardening document which will suffice ISO 27001 or PCI DSS or any other security standard.
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How do I add a document shortcut to the Unity Panel?

In Gnome 2, I used to be able to drag a particular document, for example, my_to_do_list.txt to the panel. It was quick access to my daily to do list, which opened up in Gedit. This is the same case ...
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How to open OLE2 file format document

I received a file that is .OLE2 format by email and I can't get it open. When I try to open it with Document Viewer (default pfd program Ubuntu) it says it can't support it. I searched in the ...
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MintMenu recent documents

I install the MintMenu and i am starting to like it but i miss a feature i liked in the ubuntu "application - places - system" menu. I cannot find my recent documents it is possible to add/show the ...
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Auto convert odt to pdf

I am creating a few documents in Libre office and I have to always send them as .pdf. but each and every time I forget to export it as pdf , So is there any way to auto convert the .odt document into ...
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Is there a Document scanning and archiving software?

I'm looking for some kind of (free or open source) document management application which should allow me to store paper documents in my personal computer allowing me to add fields of information with ...
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Extract text from a scanned document

Is there any way to select the text from a scanned document? (output is a jpg) What kind of tools does Ubuntu offer to do such a task? Is there any libraries I can use instead of pre-build software ...
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Any introduction on how to use sisu?

sisu is an application for documents structuring, publishing in multiple formats and search. I was wondering How well it is received by users, and if there are other similar applications that are ...
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Are there plans to support the WWF file format?

First, read this article. Second, are there plans to build support for this format into Ubuntu? For example, print to file support, support from Evince, etc. It acts exactly like a PDF, but you ...