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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Spreadsheet using devanagari numbers

Spreadsheets allow for inputting Devanagari characters but the functions such as SUM etc. still expect English numbers. The equivalent Devanagari characters - १, २,३ ..... are not used as numbers in ...
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Libreoffice Writer ttf font rendering when using i3

I'm on Ubuntu 16.04 and the font rendering in Writer works well in Unity. Howerver, when I switch to i3, the MS fonts are not smooth at some zoom levels (perhaps it is this problem resurfacing?). I ...
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Is there any tool to convert pdf to ppt in Linux/ Ubuntu offline?

I am looking for a tool that converts PDF into PPT files or supports any tweak to import PDF files into LibreOffice-impress, LibreOffice-Draw imports the PDF but that does not do the job. So far I am ...
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How to install transliteration tool for Ubuntu 14.04?

How to install transliteration tool? Sometimes I need to transfer letters from Cyrillic to Latin alphabet, but there is no that option in LibreOffice.Please help me.
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nothing gets downloaded with apt-get, gets unmet dependencies each time, even with java

I used apt-get for almost installing every application i needed, but after installing a new Ubuntu version (16.04) I am no longer able to use that command. every time I use it it tells the packages I ...
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Getting invisible menus in LibreOffice, Skype, and Gimp

I am randomly getting clear menus and other working windows while working in LibreOffice and Gimp. I think I get them with Skype, but since it doesn't show a frame, there is nothing to make an image ...
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In 16.04, Libreoffice crashes my OS

Ever since I updated to 16.04, Libreoffice has been crashing my computer. In particular, if I try to go through with document recovering it will crash every time (and return to the login menu). The ...
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I cannot set as default program libre office instead of wps for docx files only

I cannot set as default program libre office instead of wps for docx files only. I can set libre office as default for doc files though. Why?
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lubuntu 16.04, 64 bit: Libreoffice 5 crashes desktop session

I installed Lubuntu 16.04 on an Acer Extensa 2511, 64-bit (then I installed ubuntu-mate-desktop and ubuntu-mate-core). With both lubuntu and MATE, Libreoffice WRITER crashes often, shutting the ...
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Unable to install LangugeTools extension for LibreOffice

I am opening Extension Manager in LibreOffice. Then I am trying to add the LanguageTools extensions that I have already downloaded. Then I get the error "Could not create Java Implementation ...
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Cannot print to Kodak ESP Office 2150

I am a Linux newbie so help me please. My printer is not printing for some reason. LibreOffice 5 can see the device but if I click "Print" , then Cannot print error appears! I have surfed the web ...
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How to restore ubuntu softwares ( including built in)?

I had run a command : sudo apt-get remove wine* . Then, all of my Ubuntu softwares had been deleted. Including Terminal, Libreoffice and other built-in sofwares. Now what should I do to restore ...
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Drawings not displayed in LibreOffice Writer

I have drawn some data-flow diagrams and ER diagrams using SmartDraw 2010 and then inserted into Microsoft Office Word 2007 for my project. When I tried to open that document in Ubuntu 14.04 using ...
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LibreOffice Calc: Wrapping text while not expanding the cell's height in just 1 row

I have a large document in Libre Calc. All the rows and columns have "wrap text" option selected and all the cells' height is automatically adjusted to the text... BUT I found one row which, even ...
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LibreOffice Calc: two documents with same font and size with different results

I created two documents (meant to be front and back of a brochure) with LibreOffice Calc. I used the same font and size (Droid Sans size 10) for both and they came out of the printer in very different ...
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Are .fon kind of fonts supported in ubuntu?

I had a problem with libre office (overlapping text with images) as mentioned in my previous question . So I copied Fonts from windows and placed it in /usr/share/fonts . Some fonts from windows are ...
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ibus doesn't work in libreoffice, pluma etc in Ubuntu Mate 16.04

I have iBus with Sanskrit (IAST) and Bengali layouts. Besides that I have English and Russian keyboard layouts. iBus works in other applications (Firefox, Thunderbird), but doesn't work at all in ...
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Libreoffice Error getting data from webpages - 403 forbidden Error

I need to get data from a website into Libreoffice file. When I enter URL of External Data source, it throws following error. "Error reading data from the Internet. Server error message: 403 ...
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IF function returning TRUE/FALSE instead of referenced cell values

I am on LibreOffice Calc 5 (Ubuntu 16.04). When I enter "=IF(AA2<=4, X2, 0)", what I expect is that it should return the value in cell 'X2' or '0'. But instead it is returning only TRUE/FALSE. Does ...
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How to adjust zoom scale in LibreOffice?

When I go into LibreOffice writer and hold up a page to a screen, it is not the same size. If I change the zoom to 117% they are the same size. How do I scale the page size (and not the rest of the ...
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Will snap packages get differential (delta) updates?

I downloaded and installed LibreOffice 5.2.0 beta2 as described in LibreOffice 5.2.0 beta2 as a snap package. It weighed in at 1015 MiB. There will certainly be more updates before the RC is out. My ...
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Does the LibreOffice 5.2 snap use my existing profile?

I came across LibreOffice 5.2.0 beta2 as a snap package. If I install it, will it use my existing profile in ~/.config/libreoffice/4/user?
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LibreOffice 5.1 black text issue within dialogs

Thanks for taking the time to help me out. I can't for the life of my find a solution to this problem myself. After recently installing Ubuntu 16.04 from scratch, I noticed that the bundled ...
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How to activate scroll bar in LibreOffice Writer on Ubuntu GNOME 16.04?

I have noticed that on the Ubuntu GNOME 16.04 with GNOME 3.20 version of LibreOffice Writer that there is no scroll bar at the side no matter how long a document is, this can get rather annoying. Is ...
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How to get LibreOffice Writer to use “English (UK)” spell check?

I am running Ubuntu GNOME 16.04 with GNOME 3.20, I installed all that was necessary according to the gnome-control-center for the English (UK) language pack, but yet still if I go into the LibreOffice ...
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Libreoffice has black UI

Lubuntu 15.10, all Libreoffice applications (well, I've tried Write, Calc and Impress) have a black UI: I've tried updating, but it didn't help. I've tried searching through LO settings, but besides ...
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“Due to an unexpected error, LibreOffice crashed” for LibreOffice Writer on 16.04 LTS

I am using the default 16.04 LTS install of LibreOffice Writer 5 (v5.1.3.2). I can open and close LibreOffice Writer (blank document) without any issues. I can also open an close an existing .doc file ...
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General Input Output Error while using Google Drive

I just upgraded to LibrOffice 5.1.3. I want to save my files to Google Drive and when I added my Google Drive account it didn't gave any error whatsoever. I entered my email ID in username and my ...
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How do I double click an .rtf file in file manager to open it with libreoffice?

Running Ubuntu 16.04, unity Using Files 3.14.3 (the default file manager). Have libreoffice installed. I have a variety of .rtf files which libreoffice reads perfectly. However, despite making ...
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Why is LibreOffice so slow when used in Ubuntu 16.04?

The Problem I'm using LibreOffice 5.0.6.3 in Ubuntu 16.04, and the program is considerably slower than in e.g. Windows 8.1 and Debian 8. This shows up in particular when I change the zoom level in ...
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LibreOffice icon tips shows incomplete text/info

I have LibreOffice 5, and since I installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, LibreOffice's icons tips show it's text/info incomplete. I can't find a way to fix it. I've tried: Tools > Options > Libre Office > View ...
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Where are libertine documents stored?

I have been editing documents downloaded from Dropbox in LibreOffice on my M10 tablet, but I can't find the documents in the user space on /phablet/Documents/ etc. Same thing with files downloaded ...
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Cannot Access Base Files with LibreOffice 5.1.3

I'm new to Ubuntu, just around two months. I have a problem with LibreOffice version 5.1.3 (Base): I cannot access my Base files (.odb). General error. General error input / output. Can somebody ...
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How to configure LibreOffice in Legacy Apps on Ubuntu Touch

I was using an out of date guide which has obviously been superseded by updates to the Ubuntu Touch channels. It is seems Libertine containers can be created directly from the Libertine application ...
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How to convert .ods to latex?

When I use calc2latex I receive the error message "BASIC Runtime Error: Object Variable not set" Using Ubuntu 16.04
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Libreoffice - Mismatch spacing cross-platform!

I have been using LibreOffice for quite sometimes now in win10. Recently I installed Ubuntu-Mate 16.04 and even updated to the latest version of LO 5.1.3.2. But when I opened a document there, the ...
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How to convert .odt to latex?

What is the best software to convert .odt to latex? Using Ubuntu 16.04
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LibreOffice: Document name in title bar?

Is it possible to place the title of the working document in the title bar of LibreOffice Writer like in MS Office? Would certainly make switching between similar-looking documents easier.
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Decorative, graphical horizontal separators in Libreoffice Writer v5

Using LibreOffice Writer 5.0.3.2, I'd like to create a decorative, graphical horizontal separator between sections of text. A nearly duplicate question in the TeX StackExchange gives this example: ....
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Computer freezes during using LibreOffice

After latest Ubuntu 12.04 update when I using LibreOffice after some time my screen freezes and I have to reboot. I think something is wrong with video drivers. I uninstall and install new video ...
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Problem with Ubuntu 12.04 boots after video drivers update

After today's updates, my computer crashes (freezes) when I am using LibreOffice - I think something is wrong with the graphics. I have to constantly reboot my computer. I decided to update graphic ...
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Delete image from footer in LibreOffice Writer

On some pages I have an image in the footer. I don't know how it got there and how to delete it. If I try to delete the footer my text goes all the way to the very bottom of the page. I want to have ...
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Customise Character Map for IPA notation

I use Character Map regularly alongside LibreOffice writer to write IPA (international phonetic alphabet) notation. All the (30ish) characters I need are in the 'Latin' script list, but there are many ...
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Can't open ODT large file in 16.04 after upgrade from 15.10

I have a large ODT file (37.3 MB) file which I can no longer open after upgrading from Ubuntu 15.10 to 16.04. I am also unable to open a .doc copy of the file of 54.7 MB. Screen goes grey, and when ...
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Strange problem with libreoffice impress hanging on 16.04

After a clean install of 16.04, I have a strange problem with Libreoffice impress. When working on a presentation, even without any media in it, it will freeze for minutes on end taking 100% CPU (...
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How to install the richdocuments plugin on Owncloud?

I'm trying to install this plugin: https://github.com/owncloud/richdocuments on Owncloud 9 on Ubuntu server 16.04 64bit. Can someone tell me how to install this app?' The main area of confusion for ...
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Libreoffice on 16.04 - memory settings to prevent freezes?

Libreoffice 5.1.2.2 (Build 1:5.1.2-0ubuntu1) on Ubuntu 16.04 is freezing for me a lot - just hangs, window shades until maybe 10 minutes later it unfreezes. This happens with Impress, Writer and Calc, ...
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Is There A VCS-Like System on Libreoffice Documents

I am currently writing my graduation thesis on Libreoffice. I was wondering about if there is a version control system on Libreoffice Writer documents as online platform or offline feature where I can:...
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How to send faxes directly from within LibreOffice?

Up to version 4.3, one could use the spadmin tool to setup a fax driver – which worked perfectly for me in OpenOffice and later LibreOffice. Having updated to version 5.x, that fax driver stopped ...
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Remove Dependencies - I don't want to install them

PC Specs OS : Ubuntu 16.04 LTS 64 Bit After reinstalling ubuntu back on my laptop, I installed google-chrome-beta,virtualbox and opera-developer, I decided to remove LibreOffice and `firefox. I ...