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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Good presentation software with smooth slide transition

I have tested the libre office impress and the openoffice presentation software and they are very good and do pretty much what I want but both of them have an issue with slide transition and ...
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How do I get a developer mode in Libre Impress like the mode in Powerpoint?

I got Libre Impress hoping to use something like the developer mode tools in Powerpoint. Is there a plugin or something a mode like the Developer mode in Impress?
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Libre Office Impress - Notes not showing on presentation started on MS-Office Powerpoint

Im working on a presentation and last night when testing, i noticed my notes weren't appearing on slides based on a powerpoint template. I tried inserting a blank slide not based on the same master ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Unity interface becomes invisible when trying to modify color or highlighting of a text in LibreOffice

I'm experiencing a weird problem, and I'm not sure whether it is about Libreoffice or Unity shell itself or both. While working in Writer (version 4.2.8.2, but I experienced the same in 3.5), I try ...
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Libre Office Impress - show another slide temporarily on mouse click and then go back to the same

Im creating a presentation for a project i've been working on, i am using a remote control, so i go to the next and previous interaction by using the arrows in the remote control. I am currently in a ...
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Libreoffice 4.2.7.2 bug: will it be an upgrade to 4.3 soon?

I got this bug in Libreoffice today, was advised to upgrade to LO 4.3, will an official upgrade for Ubuntu 14.04 be available soon? ...
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LibreOffice OLE Writer and Calc

I am a Ubuntu user on 12.04 running LibreOffice 3.5.7.2 The end goal is to present information in Writer as it allows a flexible approach to placement of elements on the page. The elements I wish to ...
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Special Characters for libreoffice

I'm writing a report on statistics and therefore I need to type a lot of special characters in Libre Office. But there's a couple of characters that isn't on the list. Characters like an X with a ...
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Libre office will not open

have ubuntu 14.04 LTS have used libre office for a while just stopped opening one day. gives an error message stating has experienced an internal error. Have tried uninstalling libre office and ...
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Batch rename using a list

I have 700 folders that I want to rename. All these folders together are located in one single folder. I know the locations of all the folders on disk. I also have the folder names in a data sheet. ...
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How can I make links to pictures instead of embedded pictures?

I am using ubuntu 14.04 LTS with LibreOffice 4.2.7.2. When I use HTML writer and I want insert a picture, LibreOffice generates a html page with embedded picture, but I want get a link to the picture. ...
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can't install anyy programme LibreOffice Problem

ff@ff:~$ sudo apt-get remove --purge getdeb-repository Lecture des listes de paquets... Fait Construction de l'arbre des dépendances Lecture des informations d'état... Fait E: Impossible de ...
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Make PDF from libreoffice impress handout

Is there any way to 'print to pdf' the handout from libreoffice? I can print it in a normal printer, but I need it as a pdf file. As an edit: because I'm working on a deadline (this is to make a ...
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Debug a printing problem

I try to print from LibreOffice and the dialouge comes up to say it's printing, but nothing happens. The printer just sites there, oblivious. I tried printing from the command line to get some ...
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libre office can't open files in other directories or partitions

LO (Kubuntu) only has access to files in the /home directory. The 'one dir up'-button stops there too and the 'path'-menu is also limited to this directory. I un- and reinstalled LO and am already out ...
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Printer not recognized on Ubuntu Libre Office

I am running 14.04 and have a HP Deskjet 2545 wireless printer which is supported by Ubuntu. I have run HpLIP, the latest version and installed the printer. The printer is recognised by Ubuntu, ...
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lubuntu 14.10 install libreoffice problem [duplicate]

i'm using lubuntu 14.10 , and i'm facing problem after i typed sudo apt-get install libreoffice, (see below) Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have requested an impossible ...
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Any plans to fix broken LibreOffice Calc 4.2.7 on Ubuntu 14.04 - cut&paste removes worksheet references?

LibreOffice Calc 4.2.7.2 breaks spreadsheets by (silently!) removing from all formulas any references to other worksheets when you do any cut and paste (or the alt-drag equivalent). Evidently related ...
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Place single image on 4 sheets Libreoffice Writer URGENT

I have a single image that needs to be enlarged and printed onto 4 8.5 by 11 sheets. How do I change from 1 to 4 sheets in Writer and do this? Don't bother spell checking your answer, I need this very ...
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LibreOffice Base won't install

I have tried to install Libre Office Base with Ubuntu Center and Synaptic with no success. Ubuntu 12.04. I get the following message with Synaptic: Could not mark all packages for installation or ...
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Is there a way to convert an openoffice (libreoffice) impress presentation to a flash while preserving the hyperlinks?

I know that it's easy to do with MS powerpoint, but I have Libreoffice and need to do this. Is there a site or (preferably free) software that I can use to do this? I also need to have the hyperlinks ...
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Issues With UCanAccess driver

I've been trying to transfer .accdb and .mdb files onto my computer using the UCanAccess driver and it works but it seems that all of the queries I have are transfer in as tables and many of them are ...
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Disable locking in LibreOffice does not work

I want to disable file locking in LibreOffice, i.e. the creation of a hidden lock file in the directory of an opened document. The advice of the official documentation to comment out the second of the ...
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How to add decorative borders in LibreOffice Writer?

I want to add decorative borders in LibreOffice writer (like these http://www.pdclipart.org/thumbnails.php?album=81) but I can't find this option anywhere. Below is a screenshot of this option in MS ...
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LibreOffice upper case

I using the Libre Office, but all what I typing transforms to the upper case. How I can suppress this ? I already try to find solution in Google, but has no results.
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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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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 ...