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How can i Change LibreOffice UI?

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 , and i am unable to apply personas to my Libreoffice. I also feel that LibreOffice Ui lacks user-friendliness. Is there anyway i can get modded UI for LibreOffice? Or if not ...
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Libreoffice writer: hyperlink to another document does not work

I have some files (*.doc, msword 2003) with hyperlinks for crossreference. Those files open on libreoffice, but only local targets (within the same file) work. I've tried to remove and recreate ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Preinstalled LibreOffice Gallery Sound Files Missing

I downloaded Ubuntu 14.04 32-Bit from ubuntu.com which came with LibreOffice Ver. 4.2.7.2 Build ID: 420m0(Build: 2). In writer, attempting to add a sound from the Gallery to a document, links to ...
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I have two versions of LibreOffice installed: how to remove the older one?

I think I updated the LibreOffice suite from 4.2 to 4.3 but in fact I have both installed in my Xubuntu 14.04. The Xfce menu: A seen above, the older version does not follow the system theme. ...
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Libreoffice won't open, running from the terminal returns “'libreoffice' is not recognized as an internal of external command”

I have LibreOffice 4.3, and when I tried to open it today, the arrow spun for about two seconds and then stopped. Libre never opened, so I tried a teminal command using libreoffice --writer. Here is ...
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LIbreOffice new sheet different template

I'm fairly new to Ubuntu. I'm running 14.04. I'm having an issue with LibreOffice. I created a template (Calibri,16) and saved it as a template, then set it as default template. However, if I open a ...
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Libreoffice Impress doesn't play audio / sound. How can I fix it?

I'm Using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and LibreOffice Version: 4.2.7.2 Build ID: 420m0(Build:2) When I'm inserting a sound LibreOffice freezes and it won't play the sound. My audio works fine with Skype, ...
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LibreOffice 4.2 for 14.10?

I'm using Lubuntu 14.10. I want to know if the LibreOffice suite is available for Utopic as version 4.2.. apt-cache show libreoffice lists only version 4.3. I understand that version 4.2.7 is the ...
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Will an update to Libreoffice 4 be pushed to 12.04 LTS or is a manual update required?

The title really says it all. I've seen 14.04 and 14.10 get the update from Libreoffice 3 to 4 but I was wondering if it's coming to 12.04 LTS.
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Trying to fix broken dependancies ( Libre Office)

I have a very annoying issue at the moment and would love someone to help me out here. Earlier in the month I uninstalled Libreoffice and installed Openoffice only To find out that I do not like open ...
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Libre office help needed

Which of Ubuntu office like programs is best to replace MS Office? I'm Windows user form 95 to 8.1, but from time to time I'm considering permanently moving to Ubuntu because I like the interface and ...
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How to “cat” or “less” a libreoffice writer .odt file?

Is there a way to cat or less a .odt file just as antiword does for .doc files?
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Restore default Fonts [duplicate]

I’m running Ubuntu 14.10 & I updated LibreOffice by using the following CLI commands: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:libreoffice/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install libreoffice The ...
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Lexmark interact s 605 don't print

my printer - lexmark interakt s 605 don't print. I think it don't recive the print task. I install the drivers and when i try to print something with libre office, it shows me thst error: "Problem ...
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Why page number in libre writer shown as grey-background text “page numbers”?

After I clicked Insert->Fileds-> Page Numbers, I get a grey-background literal "page numbers" instead of a number. (Environment: LibreOffice 3.5.7.2, Ubuntu 14 LTS.) When I double clicked ...
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add page number to EVERY page footer

Insert -> Fields -> Page number only adds page number at the cursor. How can I add page number every page footer in LibreOffice 3.5?
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Ubuntu 14.04 - Package Operation Failed from Ubuntu Software Center

I have a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04. However, I tried to uninstall libreoffice and had openoffice installed instead. When I tried to remove "master pdf editor" the removal failed and left me ...
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Anyone got LibreOffice working on Rikomagic / ARMHF under Ubuntu 12.04?

this is one of those questions where there's so much info online that I can't get my bearings. Need input from someone who's actually dealing with the same issue or similar. I've been off Ubuntu for ...
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LibreOffice Impress: How to align with a reference object?

I know that I can use the align and distribute functionality of libreoffice impress to align objects. However, when I want to align two objects, both of them move if I choose to align their centers. ...
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Libre Office shows Garamond but font manager doesn't

There was a Garamond font in my Libre Office a few days back. When trying to solve another issue (long story) I downloaded a couple of ttf fles and installed them. They look awful, so I want to go ...
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Printer not recognized on Ubuntu Libre Office?

I have an HP Officejet J4660 All-inOne printer and I want to print files with Libre Office but it doesn't recognize the printer no matter what I do, am I missing something or the printer is just ...
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Frame borders in the LibreOffice Impress

I'm preparing big poster for the presentation using LibreOffice Impress. Within it there are several blogs (paragraphs) consisted of the some text and images on which my poster has been divided. I'm ...
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LibreOffice writer crashed and won't restart

LibreOffice suddenly crashed and now it will not restart properly. It appears to restart but no document opens, event through there is a top bar saying Writer is open and I can start Draw, Impress and ...
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Change font by unicode ranges in Libreoffice

I needed to change font for Kannada unicode range 0C80–0CFF in libre office using search and replace. How to achieve this.
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Printing differnt paper sizes with Libreoffice writer

Printing a document in A4 everything is OK. When I change to A5 it prints the text in a light blue. I never had this problem with the 32 bit release on my laptop. On my PC with 64 bit it happens with ...
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Libre Office won't Print checkbox forms correctly

I converted a $150 chromebook to Lubuntu 13.10 as a gift to my mom, but she has to print these work forms all the time that have checkboxes in Libre Office. However, we have now tried three seperate ...
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Libreoffice writer - keyboard only use

Is there a cheat sheet out there, which shows how to use Libreoffice (Writer) effectively by using less mouse? Especially I'm not searching for hotkeys, but for "movement keys": how do I get out of ...
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Can't print in portrait

Since this morning, I can't print in full size portrait. No matter how I fiddle the printing options, reboot the computer, restart the printer, the hard copy always comes out half size, 2 pages per ...
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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 [duplicate]

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? [closed]

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) [closed]

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 ...