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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Application problems

I've now got Ubuntu 14.10 booting up :-) However I now have a problem with using the bundled applications. Suppose, for instance, I open the Libre Office spreadsheet, it opens ok, but as soon as I ...
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Installation of both LibreOffice and OpenOffice on 14.10

As described in https://bugs.documentfoundation.org/show_bug.cgi?id=89563, the newest version of LibreOffice Writer in Ubuntu 14.10 is limited by some bugs resp. restrictions concerning fonts' ...
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Removing old versions oflibreoffice [duplicate]

I recently installed LibreOffice version 4.4.1.2. However it seems to have left behind LibreOffice 4.4.0.3. How do I get rid of this?
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LibreOffice Writer edited document is recognized as virus or spyware

I got MS word document, person asked me to edit it, to add table of contents, to add page numbers, because she doesn't know how to do in MS Office. So I did with LibreOffice writer. But when I saved ...
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LibreOffice command line font substitution at pptx to pdf conversion

Question Is there any way to specify to libreoffice, via commandline, to use Cambria for occurences of Calibri in the PDF generation without the need of any user-interaction? Context I am using ...
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How to insert GPS coordinates in a spreadsheet automatically?

Currently, I copy paste the GPS coordinates from another app. Is there any way to automate it (or any function), such that the current GPS coordinates automatically get entered in a cell?
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Administrator account not working properly

The dash home doesn't show applications, but works well with files and folders. It all works well in the guest account. the trouble is only in the Administrator account. Similarly, Libreoffice also ...
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LibreOffice 4.2.7.2: This document contains macros

I'm trying to open an .xls document in LibreOffice 4.2.7.2 and getting this error message. This document contains macros. Macros may contain viruses. Execution of macros is disabled due to the ...
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Where has the hotkey for “Insert” -> “Cross-reference” gone in LibreOffice Writer?

I use cross-references a lot when writing documents in LibreOffice. I've just upgraded from Ubuntu 12.04 (can't remember the LO version, sorry), but I used to be able to do "Alt-i", "e" to get the ...
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“unmet dependencies”, can't remove AOO or LibreOffice

So, I recently reinstalled Ubuntu (14.04, because 14.10 was giving some minor problems) on my computer. I forgot about the problems I had last time I installed OpenOffice alongside LibreOffice, and ...
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File 0bytes Open office .ods

I had problems with my .ods files that time I keep on the server with the name [filename] rev07.ods ago I tried to edit it after I save as a file with the name [filenamerev08.ods 2 files had been ...
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LibreOffice Writer is erasing my document's line spacing after I save and close

Every time I open the document, it defaults to double spacing. I highlight parts of it, change it to single spacing, save it, restart LibreOffice Writer, and all the text is double spaced. Has anyone ...
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Database Application [Ideas] [closed]

I want to build a simple application that connects to a database (the database should be a single file and should not require a database server), adds data via a simple formula and has the possibility ...
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Hot-key support for second language on LibreOffice

After using my new Ubuntu for the first few months without looking for problems, I'm starting to try and tweak some things that would make my life easier. Running Ubuntu 14.04, when I switch to ...
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Fillter by color in Libre Calc

i have given background colors for certain rows that i have verified. but the problem is i cant filter the particular rows using the color in libre calc Is there any option by which we can filter ...
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Shortcut functions of Libre Calc

I am new to Ubuntu as well as Libre Office. I find it bit difficult to use Libre Calc without shortcut keys. Since I am used to shortcut keys in MS Excel, I tend to be very fast, but in Libre Calc I ...
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How to run libreoffice via ssh with x11-forwarding

I am trying to launch loffice or localc via an established ssh connection (ForwardX11 enabled). It does however fail to show the loffice gui / splashscreen on the computer from where I run my ssh ...
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How can I automatically generate numbers for headings for right to left language in libreoffice?

I write arabic, in libreoffice how can I write a heading and libreoffice automatically generates that numbers for example: first chapter (1 second chapter (2 section one (1-2 ...
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LibreOffice update to 4.4 [duplicate]

I have the LibreOffice 4.2.7.2 on ubuntu 14.04, why there is no update to 4.4? (i dont want to uninstall 4.2, and install after the 4.4, just update it) thanks
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Bold characters in LibreOffice Calc column numbers

On a clean installation of Ubuntu, I notice that LibreOffice Calc shows the characters 1 and 3 in bold, while the rest is normal. Why is this? I tried the following: Use unity-tweak-tool to ...
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How can I edit a LibreOffice Writer template file (.ott) directly?

I have a certain template file for LO Writer. How can I edit that file directly, i.e. not by creating a new .odt file and saving it as a .ott file again? This question is based on the following ...
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Play Libre Impress shows sequentially?

Depending upon requirements, it would be useful to be able to set up a batch file, so that I could select 4 or 5 pre-prepared Libre Office Impress presentations (in PPTX Format) - and play them ...
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libreoffice 4.4 without gui change

i install the last libre office version 4.4 in my ubuntu 14.04 LTS but the gui does not change . repository ppa:libreoffice/libreoffice-prereleases
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No focus in the LibreOffice find dialogue

Since recently the find dialogue in my LibreOffice appears in the system window frame. Probably as a result of this change, when I click CTRL + F to search for a text string inside the document, ...
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Size of font in comments in LibreOffice calc

I know how to use the mouse scroll button (or keyboard shortcuts, or slider bar at bottom right) to adjust the sizes of the cells in LibreOffice calc. But I am using a spreadsheet with comments that ...
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LibreOffice Impress, how to scale an image to fit slide

I have jpg images scanned from photographic slides. I find that when I place one of these on a slide it appears at approximately the size of the original transparency rather than scaling to fit the ...
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Alt-tab doesn't work when Libreoffice's drop-down menu is pop

In LibreOffice or any other GTK applications like Nemo, a file manager, When I click any main menu (a drop-down menu), I am not able to move my focus on any other applications by using Alt+Tab key ...
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Convert PDF or FDF to CSV?

It seems crazy, but while Libre Base can export a form as PDF, there is no way to import the completed form data from the PDF into Libre Base. One idea is to extract PDF form data to FDF (or ...
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Extract data from pdf form (or other Base format) to import to Libre Base database?

I created a form in Libre Base, exported that form as a pdf, and will give that form to others. How can I extract the data from the completed forms and import that data back into the original database ...
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LibreOffice slow on Ubuntu 14.04

My PC conf is: Intel® Core™2 Duo CPU T5250 @ 1.50GHz × 2 wi 2Gb RAM I am using LibreOffice 4.2.7.2 My libreoffice is extremely low, even when workin on empty documents. It may take 10 seconds to ...
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Developer Tab equivalent in Libre Office?

I read that Libre Office calc can do macros, and something more or less equivalent to VBA scripting. After tooling around for a while, I cant find anything to speak of. Is there a developers section ...
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Edit slides on slide show with dual monitor

I want to connect a second monitor to my laptop and use Impress to show a slide on the second monitor. What I want to do is as the slide is showing to the second monitor, I could edit the next slide ...
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Best office programme for Ubuntu with Wacom support? [closed]

Which is the best programme like LibreOffice Writer which has the option to use a Wacom pen tablet to draw in between the text in Ubuntu 14.04? My main purpose is to take physics notes; I have tried ...
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How to get a menubar for latest version of libre office

I am trying to simply insert an image in to my document, but there is no insert menu. There is no lo-menubar in the Ubuntu software center.
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LibreOffice menu icons are missing

Instead of the menu icons there is only text "New", "Open", "Save" etc. on the buttons. Before everything was ok and I don't know what happened. To fix the problem I installed the newest version of ...
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LibreOffice shows incorrect date on graph axis [closed]

I am trying to display some data in LibreOffice Calc. The data have date as X-axis label and some values assigned to it. In the spreadsheet, the dates are correct but once I generate a graph from it, ...
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how to delete bookmark from LibreOffice?

In LibreOffice 4.3.5.2 nor in LibreOffice 3.5.7.2 I cannot remove a Bookmark. Please advise me, thanks!
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Saved document doesn't inform user about no-saving the information

I supported a person who received a .doc in Thunderbird as an email attachment, opened it, filled in a form and saved it. But the user couldn't find it anywhere. Thing is that is was saved in /tmp . ...
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libreoffice 4.3 hides ubuntu 12.04 global menu

I have this problem: using LibreOffice Writer on Ubuntu 12.04, initially it works correctly, but if I use some tool in Writer (for example if I type the icon "background characters"), suddenly Ubuntu ...
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Recovering a password protected LibreOffice Writer document [duplicate]

A year ago I started a memoir and wrote 120000 words, which I password protected in LibreOffice 3 writer. I took a break of many months, and intended to resume writing the document a couple of days ...
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Autotag for libreoffice

I have been using Windward Auto-tag with my Microsoft Office to tag fields and generate report using XML files.Can sum1 here please suggest me an alternate software for the same so that i can use it ...
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Top of the document page of LibreOffice Writer cut off

I can open up a LibreOffice document and the regular page comes into view. However when I type on it, I loose the top of page, tool bar and beginning of the document. I can make no changes in the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 + LibreOffice 4.2 spell-checker dictionaries don't come up

I want to use 3 spell-checkers in LibreOffice 4.2: English (en-gb) German (de-de) French (fr-fr) My Ubuntu and LibreOffice standard language is English (UK). The Extention Manager in LibreOffice ...
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Fading image in Libre Office [closed]

I want to fade a image and adjust the opacity in LibreOffice. So that I can write over it. I don't know how to do it. Please help me.
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LibreOffice Problem

When moving blocks of numbers from one part of the spreadsheet to another, the Calc file crashes. I have 3 similar Calc files and this only happens in one. 2 of the Calc files are around the same size ...
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Cannot update Xubuntu, terminated with error

While trying to update my Xubuntu 14.04, I am getting the following error: E: /var/cache/apt/archives/libreoffice-common_1%3a4.2.7-0ubuntu2_all.deb: trying to overwrite '/usr/bin/soffice', which is ...
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Failed to satisfy dependencies (Broken Cache) when trying to install software

I recently I installed mate on Ubuntu, which I believe messed things up. I get an error when trying to reinstall Google Chrome. It comes up with a pop-up saying ''broken dependencies, do you want to ...
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Libre Calc — How to link to cells in another workbook

To link cells between worksheets, I simply click the "=" sign, go to the appropriate cell in another worksheet, and hit "enter." Each time I update one or more source worksheets, the target worksheet ...
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LibreOffice Writer inserts picture only on first page

All examples show inserting a picture on first page of document (when not just in an empty document). I have tried unsuccessfully to anchor an inserted image to a particular paragraph or character, ...
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Impress - View Presentation changes objects layout

I having problems with the 'view presentation mode'. I can see my presentation nicely in the edition mode (1) but when I go to the view presentation mode (F5), some images are changed (background and ...