LibreOffice is a free and open-source cross-platform productivity suite. It includes a word processor, spreadsheet creator, presentation editor, database manager, diagramming and charting tool, and equation editor.

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Is Libreoffice built in?

As I am installing ubuntu in a computer which is not connected to the internet I need to know if Libreoffice is builtin. Thanks
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How do I resolve unmet dependencies caused by a conflict between Open Office and LibreOffice? Software Update is broken and will not update

I recently uninstalled LibreOffice to install OpenOffice and experienced no problems in using Open Office. Later, I installed a file preview software known as Sushi. When trying to view .odp files, ...
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Libre Office garbles text

Last night I was working on a .doc file that I've been working on for about a week. Before leaving it for the night - I saved it as usual (it was first saved as "Microsoft Word 97/2000/XP/2003", and ...
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Is there a LibreOffice Calc video tutorial available?

Hello I am new to Ubuntu and was wondering if anyone could hook me up with a crash-course style video tutorial (preferably in English) running through the LibreOffice Calc application. While I ...
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LibreOffice4.2 Fatal Error

Does it mean to say that I am not the root user ? But I am the root and have both sudo and su access. So why don't I have the sufficient access to open Libre Office?
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Problem on uninstall OpenOffice

I installed OpenOffice 4.0 by Terminal. I would like to use back LibreOffice. Therefore, I referred to How To Uninsatall OpenOffice?. But it seemed failed. After I typed in sudo apt-get install ...
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Media Limits error in test print Ubuntu 14.0

I just upgraded my Ubuntu system from version 12 to 14 and I have a problem in printing with Libre Office and PDF files. The printer is connected to the network but whenever I print a document, it is ...
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LibreOffice package not installed properly. How do I rectify it?

I removed LibreOffice and installed OpenOffice. I tried to install LibreOffice again from software centre. It was not installed properly. When I tried to remove it I got a message like this: ...
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How can I uninstall only one of the versions of Libre Office?

I have both versions of Libre Office installed - 4.3 and the default: dpkg --get-selections | grep -v deinstall | grep libreoffice shows libreoffice-avmedia-backend-gstreamer libreoffice-base-core ...
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How can I get Libre Office to not list fonts I have uninstalled.?

How can I get Libre Office to not list fonts I have uninstalled? The drop down menu lists all the fonts that were part of the original installation. I want to purge the list of uninstalled fonts.
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Corrupted font after Ubuntu upgrade

I updated Ubuntu this morning and had a LibreOffice document open at the time. During the upgrade all the a's in the document were replaced with dots. This seems to have taken place with the ...
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Why does this one SVG file cause Libreoffice Writer to slow down?

I have a LibreOffice Writer file that contains two SVG files. Both SVG files are about 200Kb in size, and neither contain anything other than vectors, so far as I know. There are no embedded PNGs or ...
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How to get Calc in French

I am trying to get Libreoffice calc in French to get the French function names. I tried to install the language package but I think I don't have the right version. My version of Calc is 3.5. Tools - ...
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Libreoffice “English sentence checking” option missing

Libreoffice documentation says that there must be an "English sentence checking" page in Options > Language settings, but it is missing in my Libreoffice Writer (4.2.6.3) on Ubuntu 14.04. Grammar ...
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Working with Kenote users and preserving transitions

My partners have developed several slide presentations on Keynote which I'll use to present for our clients. They've chosen Keynote because they're heavy Apple users and even though I have tried to ...
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cannot install packages

I have trouble install packages with apt-get. i get the following error: trying to overwrite '/usr/bin/soffice', which is also in package openoffice-debian-menus 4.1-9764 rmdir: failed to remove ...
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Microsoft VBA on Linux

I really, really want to switch to Linux as my everyday OS. However, one of the things I must be able to do for my job is write / fix VBA macros for Excel. I know LibreOffice has it's own scripting ...
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How can I add “custom line spacing” on a toolbar in libreWriter?

So, I have a customized toolbar in LibreWriter and I'd like to have the option of Format---> Paragraph---->Indents & Spacing tab---->Line Spacing. Is there a way to add it? I know I can customize ...
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Crouton,Chromebook HP 14,Ubuntu 12.04 and a USB printer possible?

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my wife's HP 14 Chromebook via Crouton method. The main reason was Libre Office, which she likes a lot more than the "Microsoft Word Online" option in Chrome OS. ...
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How do I change the icon for .doc, .odt, .ods .xls .ppt filetypes from LibreOffice icon to OpenOffice icon?

The "problem" I am facing is that I uninstalled the Ubuntu 14.04's default LibreOffice and installed OpenOffice , but the .doc, .xls, .odt, .ods .... files even though they open by default with ...
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cannon printer M 410 printing only landscape

I have an issue with printing portrait in Libre Office 3.0A. I am using Cannon Pixma 410. I have no problem printing portrait any other time that I use the printer but only in Libre Office. I have ...
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Using libreoffice base as GUI for MySQL database (os- ubuntu 14.04)

I have been trying to deploy one of my projects that uses jsp for the front end, tomcat7 for the server and a mysql database. I tried integrating the mysql database with the libreoffice database ...
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Force thunderbird open attachments read-only

I asked help already in mozilla forums: [...] it seems, that since the update to v31 Thunderbird does not open attachments as read-only (at least on my installs) and you can edit and save ...
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Can we set up a shortcut to run latex in LibreOfiice?

In using TexMaths in LibreOfiice we always have to click the button "LaTex" so as to display what we type. However, it is cumbersome to click and click the mouse. I have found no shortcut for ...
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Is there a better match for the font Arial than Arial?

Unfortunately the Arial font that is present in LibreOffice (which ships with Ubuntu) looks far off from the Arial on a Windows PC. Is there a better match for it?
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APACHE OFFICE installation [closed]

why libre office need to be uninstalled while installing apache office. I am finding libre office too slow when hd images are loaded for project work, the pages moves in a very slow motion and if ...
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How to verify if java is correctly enabled in Libre Office

I am trying to use the java environnement in Libre Office. I installed an enabled in Libre Office the version 1.7.0_65 from Oracle Corporation. I then tried to use demos sheets from the obba files. ...
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How to install Libre Office without GUI

I'm using python and Open Document Files to generate document from CRM then to convert them into PDF format. In this configuration Libre Office is running as a service. That works perfectly on my ...
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Highlight multiple cells according to list in Libreoffice Calc

I am new users of Calc. I would like to highlight different cells that have different Id. My aim is to copy the hole row of each of them. Here is an example what I would like to do. Id Name Age ...
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Dist-Upgrade - LibreOffice dependencies later than required

When I try to update my Ubuntu box, I get this error : dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of libreoffice-base: libreoffice-base depends on libreoffice-base-core (= ...
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Unexpected Arabic messages below mouse pointer in LibreOffice - a virus?

This is weird. Today I opened an excel file with LibreOffice. Suddenly I saw the mouse changed color, and stuck to it was a message in Arabic, which changed every second in a loop. I can actually ...
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Search capability does not work since upgrade to 14.04

When I do a search (Ctrl+F) in LibreOffice Writer only one letter is accepted, like in some sort of overwrite mode. The same happens, for example, in gedit. However a Ctrl+F search from the browser ...
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What does the Gradient Stripes section mean in the Libre Office print preferences?

I guess that Reduce Gradient means that it isn't as high quality, but what is the option for Gradient Stripes or Intermediate Colour?
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Mate Panel disappears while using Libreoffice

When using Libreoffice, if I click on a drop-down button (not the File menu and so on, but for example the text colour palette) and then click somewhere else, the MATE panel will disappear until I run ...
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Why does Ubuntu take so much time to update LibreOffice to the latest bug fix releases?

I have noticed that, since Ubuntu ships LibreOffice as its default office suite, it takes ages for it to deliver updates to subsequently released bug fix releases. For example, Ubuntu 14.04 still has ...
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Fonts displayed at larger size in documents compared to Windows

I use Libreoffice both at home and at work. Unfortunately at work I use it under Windows, at home Ubuntu. Often I have to work on documents (especially ppt) started under Windows. Trouble is Ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Libreoffice update breaks software updating

After applying the latest updates today (August 16, 2014), Libreoffice-base will not complete the upgrade due "no diversion" error which then seems to break the postrm script and now I can neither ...
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libreoffice-base not configured yet

I have the LibreOffice ppa installed (ppa:libreoffice/ppa) and today I had a problem after updating. I got the following error. Reading package lists ... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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Chrome not starting after upgrade

I upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04 on one laptop. Everything went mostly well except chrome wouldn't start. I downloaded it from Google and reinstalled and now it's fine. I upgrade a PC from 12.04 to ...
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Does Libre Office have an equivalent of one note, or is there another alternative?

I know that Libre Office is a bit like Microsoft Office, but I can't find the equivalent of One Note, something that I used a lot before I moved over to Ubuntu, and I do miss the features that it had. ...
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How to delete a file from the opening dialogue of LibreOffice?

One handy thing on Windows was, that I could delete files from the opening dialogue of Openoffice via keyboard delete key. LibreOffice on Ubuntu does unfortunately seem to lack this functionality and ...
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The package system is broken… unmet dependencies [duplicate]

Some will say this is duplicate but it is not :) Basically, I am running Ubunto 14.04 LTS and I removed LibreOffice to install OpenOffice. Then I was trying to re-install Libre again (so that I have ...
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how to print on both the sides of a page using libre office

I just want to know the procedure by which one can print a documents on both the sides of a paper using Libre office.
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My ODT document saved as a heavy archived XML

I have a file I created with LibreOffice. It is 3-pages long and was around 100kB. Today when I check it, it's 2.7mB large. When I click on it (equivalent to opening), LibreOffice fails to open it and ...
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libreoffice reinstall problems

How a tiny problem turned into a big one. Summary of what I've done so far: Details are here I recently upgraded from Kubuntu Precise (with backports, including the LO PPA) to Trusty with backports. ...
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How to setup minimized change tracking in LibreOffice 4.2.x

If change tracking is enabled in Libreoffice 4.2.x it tracks really every action, also those that I wouldn't consider a change, whose which are withdrawn and those which diff wouldn't consider changes ...
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Wrong icon for a .odg files (Libreoffice Draw), Ubuntu 14.04, Libreoffice 4.2.4.2

Have strange issue. The .odg files made with Libreoffice Draw have wrong icon (as shown below). Other open document formats from Libreoffice have icons similar to application icons. I have Ubuntu ...
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How to update LibreOffice from 4.2 to 4.3 in ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS?

I want to update my LibreOffice (whole package). Is there a way to do it without uninstalling old and then installing new? If there is no option for updating directly, how should I do it otherwise? ...
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LibreOffice (Calc) consumes all of the available RAM memory

I am having problems with LibreOffice's memory consumption. It didn't change much since 12.04 - I have tested it in Ubuntu 12.04, 13.04, 13.10 and 14.04 and didn't notice any significant differences. ...
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Is there software running under Ubuntu, that would allow me to write a story in an individual song format? [duplicate]

I've returned to rewriting a story that I began in September 1978, in the format of individual songs. The story, is told through the lyrics of each song. After all of these years of working on ...