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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Create custom Character Map list

I use Character Map regularly alongside LibreOffice writer to write IPA (international phonetic alphabet) notation. All the characters I need are in the 'Latin' script list, but there are many, 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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Linux mint Libre Office not working [on hold]

when I open xlsx files or manage tables with writer it crashes. I've tried to remove libreoffice-* the installed again. But now it's even worst because it seems that lot of graphics feature have ...
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How to install 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 ...
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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 ...
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Times New Roman font missing in LibreOffice Writer

There is no Times New Roman Font present in LibreOffice Writer. I looked upon the question Installing Times New Roman font. But I have the fonts installed on my system already, but is it not showing ...
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Unity search doesn't find all files (16.04 LTS)

Why does Dash fail in finding files sometimes? I'm getting annoyed by this. First it was freshly installed apps, now it literally does not allocate the file next to the one it finds. If you look at ...
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Adding video clip in Libre Impress on Ubuntu 16.04

When I add MP4 video clip in Libre Impress on Ubuntu 16.04, save and close the file, next time when opened the same file the video clip disappeared? Any solutions?
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libobasis5.1-core is missing with apt-get

When I install language pack, libobasis5.1-core is missing: sudo apt-get install libobasis5.1-core ... tells that libobasis5.1-core exists in list, but not in ubuntu bases. Where I can find ...
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How to speed up libreoffice? Libre office can't handle big files [closed]

When I add many pictures, LibreOffice slows down and becomes unusable. Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (8GB RAM i7 4500)
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Spanish Dead Keys doesn´t work properly on Ubuntu 16.04 when ibus is not selected

I made a clean install of Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on my laptop, an asus UX305FA. Libreoffice spanish dead keys worked fine. Then, i installed winehq and playonlinux, and then installed MS Office 2010. By ...
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How to copy Wikipedia formulas to Libreoffice Math?

We can get into Wikipedia formula's code, but how do we read it on libreoffice Math?
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Language Translate function for LibreOffice Calc to apply to a cell

Is there a function on LibreOffice Calc that translates from an specific language to another?
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LibreOffice Calc - Points on XY graph (multiple Y values for one X!) [closed]

How can I create such a graph in libreoffice calc? I tried to do it but my efforts are fruitless. If I have this table for example +-----+-----+ | 12 | 109 | +-----+-----+ | 12 | 5 | ...
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ODB Base error opening from SMB share

When I open an .odb from a smb://server/share/base.odb , Libreoffice open and then when I try to open a form: ERROR SQL Status: HY000 I saw that this error is still old, and can't migrate some ...
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How to insert Prime symbol in Libreoffice Math

I'm sure that it's possible in a nicer way than just using an apostrophe.
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Supreme error while updating to KDE on Ubuntu 16.04 [duplicate]

So here's the problem. I've deleted LibreOffice, and installed OpenOffice instead. All good there. Then, I've installed KDE Plasma. Looks like this guy has a thing for LibreOffice and KDE-TELEPATHY. ...
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Force LibreOffice 5.1.2.2 to use gtk2 instead of gtk3?

I have LibreOffice Version: 5.1.2.2, Build ID: 1:5.1.2-0ubuntu1 running on Lubuntu 16.04 LTS. It defaults to gtk3, but I want to know if I can switch it to gtk2 instead as hinted by comment #7 in ...
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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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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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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) [closed]

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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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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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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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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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 ...