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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problems about lost partition after dual-boot intsallation and crashing system and libreoffice recovery [on hold]

1st problem: I had four partitions on my system. a 50G that an Ubuntu 10.04 was installed on it. partition named c for my windows 8.1 and two other NTFS partitions for my documents. Then I installed ...
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Opening hyperlink in LibreOffice Writer

I am inserting a hyperlink into OpenOffice Writer on a highlighted word - 'the_hyperlink'. I am choosing 'Insert' from the task bar and 'Hyperlink' from the dropdown list. I paste the link into ...
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LibreOffice Writer: Replace specific keystrokes with custom text or characters

In formal writing I try to use n-dashes correctly so, for example, instead of: 2013-14 I write: 2013–14. To get an n-dash I currently use the Compose key (the right Windows key in my ...
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Using accented characters in Libre Office (Ubuntu character mapping)

I read on the Internet that I could set up Ubuntu to use characters like á and é by assigning Alt Gr as the Alternative Characters Key in keyboard settings. It works in nearly all applications. But ...
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How do I tell Libre Office to stop transferring me to a footnote?

When editing a document rather than highlighing a word, libre office sends me to a previous footnote. All I need is a page number in the footnote and nothing else. How do I tell Libre Office to stop ...
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LibreOffice Writer problem with format

All of a sudden my LibreOffice Writer started acting up. My main question now is how to restore the appearance of a document I wrote a year ago that now has a first page whose appearance is ...
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Spell Check Error in LibreOffice - Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

Spell library package already installed in Ubuntu 12.04, even though LibreOffice is not able to find out Spelling errors in a file. How can I fix this? Is there is any other office available for Free ...
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Converting XSL files to CVS files in command line

I have a set of XLS files which I want to convert to .CSV retaining the original base name. I found that this code worked best: unoconv -f csv *.xls also there are other ways in this link ...
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Firefox, LibreOffice are stuck in English. I want them in Esperanto

I just performed a clean install of Ubuntu 14.04 this week, using Esperanto since the first startup. Later I added Interlingua, but Esperanto is still second. Anyway, I noticed that Firefox was still ...
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LibreOffice saves slow and pauses on first save with Ubuntu 14.04

I'm experiencing some strange behavior with Libre Office on Ubuntu 14.04. This applies to both the version bundled with 14.04, and the latest version from the Libre Office website. When I open Libre ...
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LibreOfficeCalc Error message

I opened a Microsoft XL file on LibreOfficeCalc. I get this error message. Please tell me what it means.
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Upgrade lost all added word to spell checker dictionary all applications

Upgrade from 12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS on two computer running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. One is a System 76 the other is an Apple min mac. Problem: In all application that have spell check turned on, ...
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how to align a set of names in alphabetical order using libre office

I just want to make a list of botanical names and I want them to be aligned in alphabetical order. I know we can do it using Libre office but how?.
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Problems with fillable PDF in LibreOffice Writer?

I am trying to create a fillable PDF form for work in LibreOffice Writer. It works just fine in Writer when I test it out, however when I export it as a PDF and open in Adobe Reader it no longer ...
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what can we do with libre office presentation [closed]

I cant get the point what can we do by using libre office presentation is it as same as libre office writer. because when I operate I actually do not know what am i doing. can anyone help me for ...
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“General Error. General input/output error” when opening documents with Libreoffice

I'm running LibreOffice 4.2.5.2 on Ubuntu 14.04. Trying to open any document (at first only with large ones, but now all of them) returns either of the messages below: "General Error. General ...
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Libre Office - Create chart

I have some data that I have to represent using calc. If I select two columns that are next to each other ($mergesort.$A$1:$B$101) the plot is created without any problem. However, I want to select ...
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Downgrading libreoffice from repository

I am trying to downgrade from libreoffice 4.3.0~rc1 to the most recent stable 4.2.0. This is on account of this bug . I have seen this question about How to downgrade to a specific ppa version of ...
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LibreOffice Writer opens on top of document

Just got done upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS from 12.04 LTS on two computers. One is a System 76 the other was an Apple min mac that I completely converted to Ubuntu, I can stand OS X and or Apple. ...
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Upload libreoffice impress presentation to youtube?

I am interested in creating a presentation in Libreoffice Impress, exporting in X format, and uploading it to Youtube with little hassle. How do I do this? What should X be? And have you done this ...
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LibreOffice Writer inconsistent units: lines & inches

I've been formatting documents in LibreOffice and am really confused by the inconsistent usage of units in its styles - I refer to the paragraph styles editing dialog. Often, when I try to edit a ...
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LibreOffice not auto-bookmarking heading

I have an .odt document converted from .docx, which I am trying to convert to a PDF. I want to have an auto-generated table of contents using my heading references, but when exported to a PDF, there ...
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Libreoffice presentation - Highlight / draw during the talk

I have some slides on which I would like to highlight some aspects live during the talk. My slides will be able to be used as pdf also. (As I'm not using any Libreoffice special abilities.) Is there ...
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How to add security to a PDF file using LibreOffice?

How can we add security to a PDF file created using LibreOffice? I want to create PDF files which cannot be edited and that is the reason for asking this question.
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How do I protect an individual cell?

I want to particular cell protected in libreoffice cal. Whole sheet is protected but single cell is not protected. Please guide me how we can protect a single cell in LibreOffice?
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what is the keyboard shortcut for switching to subscript or superscript while using libre office

I just want to know how to switch to superscript or subscript while using libre office as many of my documents are chemistry and physics based which require a lot of subscript and superscript to write ...
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Why can't Libre Version: 4.2.5.2 Build ID: 420m0(Build:2) print in Ubuntu 14.04?

Why can't Libre Version: 4.2.5.2 Build ID: 420m0(Build:2) print in Ubuntu 14.04lts Intel® Pentium(R) CPU B960 @ 2.20GHz × 2 ? I can print from everything else, I removed and reinstalled Libre upgrade ...
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no LDAP in Libre Office 3.5 and 4.2

On a Kubuntu 12.04, I want to use an LDAP Server as Data-Source in LibreO, but i cannot find it in the list of possible connections. There is only: JDBC, OracleJDBC, Thunderbird/Icedove Address Book, ...
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can we add extra items to gallery of libre office writer

is there any way that we can follow and add extra items into the gallery of libre office office writer. i am currently working on a big project and i want some extra images and icons.Doing so with the ...
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Opening files from networks with Libre office

I am able to see all files (word/excel etc) through Dolphin/network: I am able to cut from network computers, and paste and then open in my system: However all other files like PDF/photos etc open ...
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Can you open a LibreOffice Draw file in MS Publsiher?

I've been searching for quite a while, and all I've found is where LibreOffice added support to be able to open MS Publisher files in Draw. But I will soon be putting lubuntu on my parents computer, ...
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How to convert all footnotes to endnotes in Libreoffice writer

Could somebody advice how I can convert my footnotes in Libreoffice to endnotes. I have them few hundred, and I want to keep my continuous numbering. In libreoffice I know how to convert them, but it ...
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Default font and font size in LibreOffice Calc 4.2.3.3

I have LibreOffice Version: 4.2.3.3, Build ID: 420m0(Build:3) installed from the Software Center. My OS is Lubuntu 14.04. I want to have Liberation Sans 11 as my default font. How do I do that? If I ...
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How to merge odt documents from the command line?

I have a large number of odt reports in one folder. How can I merge them into one odt document from the command line? I have found that this was possible in ooo_cat, but that seems deprecated (or at ...
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HP OfficeJet printer won't print LIbreOffice documents

My HP Officejet Pro 8600 won't print any documents from LibreOffice. If I print a trial page from the Internet, it prints perfectly fine although it doesn't print the documents themselves. I've tried ...
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Search for odt files without indexing

I am looking for: a way to search inside odt files (i.e. search for contents, not name) that does not require any kind of indexing that is graphical and very user-friendly (for a relatively old ...
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libxslt.so.1: cannot open shared object file: while trying to load libreoffice & Ubuntu Software Center

Whenever I try to load LibreOffice on Ubuntu 13.10 it crashes. Then I try to load it from the terminal and it gives me this error: /usr/lib/libreoffice/program/soffice.bin: error while loading ...
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still getting 403 on apt-get install: no proxy, urls seems valid [closed]

i'm trying to install libreoffice (or openoffice) on Ubuntu server 12.10, the packages exist - verified with "apt-cache search", the file /etc/apt/apt.conf.d/30proxy doesn't exist on my system the ...
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Code highlight for LibreOffice 4.0? [duplicate]

Any possible way to insert code/programming language (highlighted) in LibreOffice 4.0 writer?
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Desktop configuration file errors in Folderview Screenlet

I have copied desktop configuration files/desktop shortcuts into FolderView Screenlets. These files/shortcuts were copied from the desktop folder, and they do work there. Some work from within ...
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Always show menu in LibreOffice

I'd like to always see the application menu, but by default that's hidden until I mouse onto the top line of the screen. Perhaps this is aesthetically pleasing, but it sucks in terms of usability. I ...
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Automatically update linked images in presentation mode in Impress?

How do I automatically update image links while in full-screen presentation mode? (Think of a display that has to show an updating traffic map or something)
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Change the icon color in LibreOffice Calc

There appears to be no way of changing icon color in a calc chart. After creating an XY scatter plot, I can select "format data series" and can change the icon symbol and size, but not the color. ...
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Libreoffice crash problem

So I have libreoffice 4.2.3.3 on my Ubuntu 14.04 and when I have both writer and calc open and I want to drag and drop or just copy and paste a part of my table in the calc into my writer, they both ...
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run Libreoffice 4 headless at startup

i used http://www.openvpms.org/documentation/install-openoffice-headless-service-ubuntu for run openoffice and libreoffice 3 at ubuntu start up but due to some PID change it dont work for ...
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Change Libreoffice Impress screen background color

I would like to change the black background to white.
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HUD not working in libreoffice downloaded from libreoffice.org

As I want all the latest software for my computer, I downloaded libreoffice from the site, not from software center. I followed the instructions on how to install it. I have only one problem.the alt ...
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Libreoffice icon on xfce switcher

I want to replace the ugly icons used for libreoffice on the xfce alt-tab switcher (Xubuntu 14.04), but I can't find it on any theme of icons neither any system folder. I really don't imagine where ...
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LibreOffice version [duplicate]

Now, I use LibreOffice Writer 3.5.7.2 . According to http://ask.libreoffice.org/en/question/34088/selecting-copying-pasting-text/ and further things I need LibreOffice Writer 4.0 or higher. When it ...
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Cannot distribute objects in Libreoffice Impress

I read a lot online that it should be possible to distribute objects in LibreOffice Impress vertically or horizontally. It should be wether from the Modify menu or from the right click menu. However, ...