LibreOffice is a free and open-source cross-platform productivity suite. It includes a word processor (Writer), spreadsheet creator (Calc), presentation editor (Impress), database manager (Base), diagramming and charting tool (Draw), and equation editor (Math).

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libreoffice calc: Importing csv full of URL's

I'm importing a CSV full of date, time, URI, etc., into LibreOffice Calc. I'd like the URIs (which point to documents) to be imported as click-able links, but the Fields > Column-Type drop-down on ...
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After upgrade, LibreOffice uses wrong colors

After upgrading from 14.04 to 16.04, I have a number of issues with LibreOffice. See this screenshot: Regarding the circled numbers on the screenshot: Some interface elements, such as these tabs, ...
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LibreOffice button borders disapeared after UBNTU GNOME 15.10->16.04 upgrade

LibreOffice button borders disapeared after UBNTU GNOME 15.10->16.04 upgrade. Ive created new user and this problem still exists, packages libreoffice-gtk, libreoffice-gtk3 are installed.
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How to Highlight code of Libreoffice Math

When I am using libreoffice writer, I write long formulas and it would be easier if I could highlight the brackets as in any code editor.
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16.04 LIbreoffice starts on startup

I upgraded from 14.04 yesterday, all going well generally but one weird thing; when I log on, Libreoffice Write starts automatically. It's not in my startup applications, and never has been, so what ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 - Libre Office Icons Appearnce Change

I have successfully upgraded Ubuntu from 15.10 to 16.04 but now I find the icons in the Libre Office suite have changed to a very simple, almost washed out, appearance. It is now difficult to know ...
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LibreOffice Writer BUG - Formulas replaced by object 1, object 2, object 3 [on hold]

I saved a .docx document as .odt. I worked on the .odt file for a while, then unexpectedly libreoffice writter stopped responding. I recovered the file, but, when I reopened it, most formulas where ...
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Which JRE should I install for macros in Libre Office for Xenial

I have a clean Ubuntu 16.04 install, and opening Libre Office, it said it requires a JRE installed before I can run or write macros. I want to write VBA macros. Running apt search jre shows many ...
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EN-GB hyphenation not working in LibreOffice 5.1.2.2 on Ubuntu 16.04

Hyphenation for EN-GB language text on LibreOffice 5.1.2.2 on Ubuntu 16.04 does not work anymore. When I change it to EN-US everything works as it is supposed to. Checking under Tools > Options ...
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How do I get the “right” LibreOffice Calc icon into the launcher?

I just uninstalled the pre-installed LibreOffice from Ubuntu 16.04 and installed the 5.0.5-version. Now there occured a problem with the launcher icon that (I think) wasn't there before: The icon ...
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LibreOffice Writer - Start Numbering Equation from specific number and level using fn+F3 (Ex.: start from 2.2)

When I use fn+F3, it starts numbering equations from 1. What should I do to start from 2.2, for example.
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How to pass two date variables as a concatenated string for destName to copyByName(srcName, destName, index) in LibreOfficeCalc(4.2.8.2) [on hold]

thanks in advance. The Title sums it up fairly succinctly, but for illustrative purposes, here is what I'm trying to do: Sub Main dim doc as Object, sheet as Object doc=ThisComponent ...
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Upgrading to 16.04 failed due to unmet dependencies

Upgrading 15.10 -> 16.04 produced errors, but the upgrade went on. Now I can't install new packages, due to unmet dependencies. Libreoffice, PHP and probably other programs don't work now. Updating ...
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How to fix the little rectangles that are beeing shown on LIbreOffice?

I recently downloaded Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and, when I opened LibreOffice Writer, little rectangles were in the place of menu informations or explanations. Could it be related to the theme I'm using? How ...
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LibreOffice Calc crashes when dialog window is open

Just seen several times: When I open a dialog window in LibreOffice Calc (for example, in order to save a table as .csv or after right-click and then choosing "Format Cells"), the window flickers and ...
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Missing menu in LibreOffice 5.1.2 on Ubuntu 16.04

I have just upgraded my OS from Ubuntu 14.04 to 16.04. I was previously using LibreOffice 5.0 on my 14.04. The 16.04 upgrade installed LibreOffice 5.1.2 although my 5.0 is still intact. When I run the ...
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how do i install microsoft office from usb

I am new to Ubuntu and I have tried using LibreOffice, but I face a lot of problem using LibreOffice Calc instead of MS Excel. Please help me get MS Excel back so I can do my work smoothly. Thanks ...
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How can I reintegrate LibreOffice's menu into the Unity topbar menu?

My LibreOffice menu is no longer being integrated into Unity's topbar menu. How can I reintegrate it? Screenshot how it is currently being displayed: How I want it to be:
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How do I paste a screenshot to Writer?

When I take a screenshot with say Alt + Printscreen and Ctrl + V in LibreOffice Writer, out comes only text 'screenshot'. How do paste actual image to Writer? I know the screenshot is taken due the ...
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What is gstatic and why did it show up in my spreadsheet?

I'm running 14.04 LTS. I have a LibreOfficeCalc spreadsheet that I save to Dropbox. Today when I opened the sheet, near the last row containing data is a vertically oriented web address, in red ...
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How to set default style for libreOffice Object Formula?

When I insert a formula, I have to anchor it to paragraph. I would like to do it automatically.
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How to insert Tensor second order notation in libreOffice Math?

How to put double bar over a character in libreoffice math 5. As we use in second order tensors.
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Urgent Help needed! Impress presentation format problem

I have install Ubuntu 15.10 and am using libreoffice impress office version 5.1.1.3 and using windows fonts in Ubuntu, still am facing a problem am created some PPT also am saved this files .pptx, ...
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Seeking Stability -14.04 dual boot XP, with Firefox, Thunderbird, LibreOffice

I have a old XP laptop that Ubuntu has rescued. I have an Ubuntu 14.04 partition, a Windows partition and a shared-access partition. I still need Windows for certain peripherals but Ubuntu has kept ...
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transparent plain text writing program [duplicate]

Is there any way to make the text and the Gedit window transparent, in order to can see the window behind it? If the text is not possible to be transparent, maybe at least the rest of Gedit window? Is ...
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Broken packages Libreoffice - unmet dependencies

I have a red no entry icon on 15.04 showing following my attempt to uninstall OpenOffice and replace with LibreOffice. It states: The following packages have unmet dependencies: libreoffice-core: ...
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How to open MS Office Word .docx with LibreOffice Writter and keep the formulas centered

When I open a MS Office Word document with LibreOffice Writter that has formulas inside, LibreOffice Writer anchors it "as character" that is not possible to align to center. Then I have to anchor all ...
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libreoffice base - cli insertion of records?

I need to script the insertion of records into a database. For this project (my first such), I'm using libreoffice Base with, for no particular reason, an HSQLDB back-end. Is there a cli interface ...
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Is there a app or software that will allow me to access a Zip file that was down loaded from the Hightail web site?

I am using a Asus laptop, running on Ubuntu 15.10, - (64bit) - however, my problem is this, I downloaded two zip files from the Hightail website, and I am unable to read the files. when I click on ...
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Problems with Ubuntu 15.04

I am having problems with Ubuntu 15.04. I cannot copy and paste in Libre Office Writer, on Facebook or while creating websites on the www. I cannot add an image as a desktop backgroung. My system ...
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How to add Table Of Content in a PDF file (internal one)?

So I have an OyO (Thalia) which can read PDF files. It have an option "Table of content". It shows several labels which direct on certain pages for example when opening ...
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LOo don't start : Gdk-WARNING **: gdk_window_set_icon_list: icons too large

cylere@Lalla:~$ uname -a Linux Lalla 3.19.0-25-generic #26-Ubuntu SMP Fri Jul 24 21:17:31 UTC 2015 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux cylere@Lalla:~$ cat /etc/issue Ubuntu 15.10 \n \l The ...
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manual package install can't find fontconfig

I'm trying to become able to load software manually. I'm in my downloads folder on Ubuntu Studio. I'm doing the ./config with LibreOffice. So I've had to install libcups-2xxx.dev and deps. Now it says ...
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Want LibreOffice instead of OpenOffice, accidentally installed both

I installed OpenOffice, but it realized my old files probably used LibreOffice because the functions I had in them suddenly returned errors. So, I followed step on a website to replace OpenOffice ...
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Libreoffice Writer (soffice.bin) uses too much memory

As the title clearly describes, the process of Libreoffice Writer - soffice.bin - uses too much memory (1.22GiB) despite that there is only one document which is open & contains 13 pages. The size ...
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Will “lowriter --convert-to” command kill itself?

I am using the following command for converting docx to pdf using LibreOffice in ubuntu 14.04. lowriter --invisible --convert-to pdf:writer_pdf_Export /home/user/Test.docx When I checked the task ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 crashes and restarts when opening LibreOFFICE

Upon opening LIbre office ,, my system shuts down and restarts into the login page . i cant open libre office because of this . I had recently updated all the softwares in Ubuntu . The version ...
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Nautilus and other applications freeze when bookmarked NFS share is unaccessible

I have some issues with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and NFS shares. Where I work, I am using NFS shares to access my files. Some of the locations on the shares are bookmarked in nautilus and some documents are ...
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LibreOffice - Captions showed in master document are different from the sub-documents

as the title says, I have a problem with how the captions in my sub-documents are shown differently in the master document. I use the options "Numbering Caption by Chapter" level 1 in my sub-documents ...
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LibreOffice compares numbers incorrectly [duplicate]

Just see this screenshot. Why does it return TRUE instead of False? What is going wrong here? Sanity check:
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how do I set the libreoffice icon style for new users?

My organisation wants to have a common icon-style for libreoffice - they want to change from "Tango" to "sifr" for all new users. Obviously a user can set the icon-style themselves via The ...
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Can an Ubuntu system get infected by a Macro Virus for MS Office / LibreOffice / OpenOffice?

We are running Ubuntu on several office machines, which are used to handle administrative tasks on a daily basis, e.g. to receive applications via e-mail. We now had the situation that we received ...
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MS Office files looks different in LibreOffice

I asked this question in a different fashion without any constructive replies. Lets change the description and see if someone has an answer: System / Software (s): Ubuntu 16.04 Windows 10 MS Office ...
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Libreoffice unoconv hangs when conversion process started

I am working on an application, in which I am using unoconv for converting ppt and doc files. It is working on localhost, where I have an X server, but on ubuntu-server, it hangs up. As I read on the ...
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After update in ubuntu 15.10 some applications disappeared and others open in an old format

So I just updated as my own system suggested and after rebooting the pc as it said to my libreoffice documents kind of crashed and opened in an old format, software center wasn't there anymore and ...
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How can I add a dynamic, application specific quicklist for recently used files to the Unity Launcher?

It would be an awesome feature to access recently used documents from LibreOffice with a dynamic quicklist in the launcher. There is quite some experience on how to create custom static quicklists. ...
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Some words missing from comments in .odt file made in win8 and opened in ubuntu, via LibreOffice(in both)

I had saved a .odt file in my windows 8.1, in which I had saved credentials associated with each and every website I had account on. When I opened that file in ubuntu its email/username and in few ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 Sometiomes Freez and sometimes Libre office showing I/O error

I have install Ubuntu 15.10, when i am doing work on my machine, it's sometimes freeze and display is completely showing white and nothing work keyboard and mouse, I have turn off my machine by ...
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Does the libreoffice calc auto change command language?

I have a document made in a English version of Libre Office calc and I need to open it in a Polish version of this program the commands are translated so "IF" becomes "JEŻELI". What happens when I ...
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Very long text in one Libre Calc cell. Hide/unhide tool?

Very long texts in one cell impair readability of the spreadsheet. How to get the text automatically truncated when exceeding a certain amount of lines, with a small triangle at the cell border ...