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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I can't send libre office document as attachments

On a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04.1, with thunderbird 38.5.1, a revision of LibreOffice 4.2, LO 4.4.7.2 and LO 5.04.2 fail to attach documents from the File|Send|Email ... options. Thunderbird's ...
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Is there any program for ubuntu which handles pptx file properly?

When I open up a pptx file with LibreOffice/OpenOffice some of the contents,text,style,colors get messed up. I searched in the web but couldn't find any proper solution for this. Can anyone help me in ...
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Libre office dots between words / not displaying documents properly

First LibreOffice opened with nothing but the title bar every time, regardless of the file. Here's a picture of what I mean!here's a picture of what I mean]1 This person seemed to have a similar ...
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Does the Spanish dictionary work on Ubuntu 15.10?

I was wondering if someone has tested dictionaries on Ubuntu 15.10? I have found old posts and installed the Spanish dictionary from here but it wont let me choose it and I cant correct my documents ...
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Thunar and LibreOffice are very unstable since a while (2 weeks)

Since something like 2 weeks, in my Ubuntu Studio 15.10 installation, I've noticed that Thunar (file manager) and LibreOffice are very unstable. They are closing without any reasons, no error ...
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LibreOffice screen issue

Into my Ubuntu Studio 15.10, the LibreOffice suite (Writer, Calc, Impress, etc.) has an issue: As you can see, the screen is not full fill (at right and lower sides). Why is it this way? How can ...
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libreoffice and ubuntu 14.04 gui problem

I have some problem with libreoffice window resize: screen after window resized I already tried with version 4.2 and 5.0, the result was the same. Any suggestion? lspci -k | grep -EA2 'VGA|3D' ...
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How can I open a Microsoft Word document securely?

I got an email in my spamfilter with an attached Microsoft Word document. How can I view that file securely on Ubuntu. The 'from' email header shows that it is from a copy machine, but it could very ...
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My screen goes black with a few lines of code on the top for a few seconds then goes to login screen

I have Ubuntu 15.10 and when I use Liberoffice 5 and I have it maximized, so when I click on the menu bar my screen goes black with a few lines of code on the top for a few seconds then goes to login ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Adding #10 Envelope to Samsung M2070

Running Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop, got Samsung M2070 added as my printer. Trying to print #10 envelopes from LibreOffice, when I ctrl+p, the preview shows letter size paper. Clicked properties and saw ...
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Is it possible to open docx files that have been saved in Ubuntu's LibreOffice in Microsoft Office?

Here's exactly what I mean by that. Let's say I pulled a Microsoft Office docx file off the Web. I know I can easily open it up in LibreOffice and make changes to it. I'm also able to save it. If I ...
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How to create username from firstname lastname initials in csv file?

I am using libreoffice and would like to create USERNAME from initials of firstname lastname entries in csv file. my csv file contains many names so the usernames need to be created automatically in ...
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Pages File Corrupted LibreOffice 5.0.4.2 [closed]

so I am in the process of moving my mom's iMac from OSX to elementary OS freya. She has hundreds of .pages documents from her mac that she needs to use. Unfortunately LibreOffice 5.0.4.2 can't load ...
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How to create cube slide transition in Libreoffice Impress?

I'm creating a presentation using Libreoffice Impress. How can I make it so that when the presentation goes from one slide to the next, they rotate like a cube?
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Libre office writer recovery failed [duplicate]

please see image where it shows a pop up window everytime I open libreoffice writer it asks me to start recovery process, I do that, then it says that it failed. Does anyone know how to fix that?
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Guake: jump from word to word with ctrl + left/right

I am using the drop-down terminal emulator guake and would like to be able to jump from word/command to word/command by pressing Ctrl + Left or Ctrl + Right, respectively, as it is possible in ...
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Krunner in Kubuntu 15.10 displaying obsolete option

My problem is more of an annoyance but I still would like an answer for it. I am running Kubuntu 15.10 and have LibreOffice 5.x installed from the LibreOffice ppa and have uninstalled the default ...
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OpenOffice: Formatting get lost when closing the document

I work in an .odt-document. Changes in formatting (like bold font) get not saved. When I open the document again, everything it set to preformatted. What have I done? How can I avoid that? Here is ...
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As of 2016, is there a simple way to produce good looking MS Word documents (.docx)?

I use Word 2016 on my PC, word 2013 at college and Libre Office on my main machine. I can use Libre Office to save as a .doc or .docx file, but that often messes with the formatting: Saved as Docx ...
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Why System hangs while saving in libre office for some time?

Why System hangs while saving in libre office for some time? When I save data in Libre office calc the screen darkens for sometime and takes about 10 secs to run again. Every time I save, it happens ...
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Blank images on copy paste from pdf to image editor or libreoffice

Lately I have to extract few specific images from pdf and save them as image file. For example, the following is the image copied from pdf (right click and copy image Ctrl+C). While pasting same ...
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Fonts of special characters

I'm using LO version 3.5.7.2 for Ubuntu (12.04). As a default font for my documents I defined Arial. As well, I defined several "macros" to easily get accents, other special characters, etc. For ...
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How to handle do-release-upgrade wanting to remove many packages?

If I run sudo do-release-upgrade in my console it performs as expected up to the point when it tells me about packages to be removed. So many packages are obsolete and will be removed, fair enough. ...
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Unknown Psudo-op '.p2ali' error while building LibreOffice

I'm trying to build LO first time, and my build is failing with error 'unknown psudo-op '.p2ali' Ubuntu 15.10 / GCC version 5.2.1 20151010 How to solve this problem? Thank you in advance!
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How to insert digital signature in LibreOffice documents [duplicate]

I was trying to insert digital signature in LibreOffice writer documents. I went to file section then to digital signature. After that, I couldn't insert my sign because the option was blank. How to ...
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How to enable global menu support in LibreOffice in XUbuntu?

I have just noticed that global menu (top menu, dbus menu, whatever you call it, I mean this) functionality does not work in LibreOffice (5.0.2.2) in Xubuntu (15.10) - the menu is shown in the ...
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how can I create office documents without particular extension?

My main operating system is Ubuntu (14.04 LTS), but sometimes I have to work on Windows as well. I use Microsoft Live Office and Google Docs very often. The problem is when I create some documents ...
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Why is the PPA version of LibreOffice-fresh older than the one on the site?

ppa version of libre office fresh is 5.0.3-2 and the deb file is 5.0.4. Aren't ppa's always up to date? What is their purpose then?
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New versions of Libreoffice [duplicate]

Why there are no new versions of Libreoffice in official Kubuntu 14.04 repositories? I don`t want to use PPA packages.
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Can't install new software [duplicate]

Can anybody please help me with this problem? On my former colleague's computer (Ubuntu 14.04) there are libreoffice packets that were installed not correctly. Synaptic is not installed. I tried ...
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Libreoffice Mendeley Plugin stopped merging citations

After a number of successful merges, Mendeley plugin for Libreoffice does not merge citations anymore. The document I am working on it has almost 100 citations. How can I make it to work as before? ...
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libreoffice calc -copy paste not working

when i copy the entire page from websites to libre office spreadsheet it doest not copy correctly ...please help me i dont want to uninstall ubuntu to previous window 7 as i love it website which i ...
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LibreOffice cpu usage 50% in Ubuntu and Xubuntu 15.10

When I load 400 pages of ODT document in Ubuntu 15.10 and Xubuntu 15.10, cpu usage becomes 31%. It is soffice.bin file. After editing, cpu usage becomes 50% (cpu0: 100%, cpu1: below 10% or vice versa) ...
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Is there a way to add page numbers in libreoffice writer?

I was wondering how one can add page numbers in LibreOffice Writer and have that option added to the toolbar? I have found the answer here: https://help.libreoffice.org/Writer/Page_Numbers but those ...
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How to restore numerical font settings in Ubuntu

My LibreOffice numeric font in Ubuntu is messed up. While trying to debug this, I found out this is not specific to LibreOffice as uninstalling office and installing it again didn't help. I have tried ...
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no LibreOffice icon in taskbar when directly opening a document file

First, i don't think it's an duplicate of: no LibreOffice icon in applications bar and/or LibreOffice icons missing from Unity task panel I am using: Ubuntu [15.04] with Cinnamon[2.8.0]-Desktop ...
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Concatenate LibreOffice documents

I have few documents in LibreOffice that are separate documents (not forks). I need to concatenate them into a single document. Is there a menu for that? I am not talking about recording and merging ...
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Libre office - Spacing problem when converting to word doc

Can someone please help? I typed a doc in double spacing with single spacing for quotes passages. I saved it as a word file and uploaded it (Open University assignment) but when i/anyone downloads ...
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Libre Office Writer “js code”

How can I prevent this from showing on the documents I copy/paste from the internet on Libre-Office-Writer. Please see image attached.
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Why would 'open with' using dolphin/kubuntu fail to open libreoffice document?

Ok, here's the situation. My ubuntu server kubuntu gdm fails to open libreoffice documents from dolphin. I go to a folder with documents, I click on the document, the splash screen pops open, the ...
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Unable to open LibreOffice Writer

When I search applications and select LibreOffice, it asks me on the next screen which one to open. Calc works and opens a new spreadsheet but Writer does not. My Ubuntu 14 should be up to date but I ...
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problem in the libreoffice

After editing the file format .doc in program libreOffice I kept it in the windows word format and text turned into: please, help.
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dependency problems, when updating

I have got a problem with dependencies and do now regret, that I have installed Ubuntu in german... Hope someone is able to help me anyway: Every time I try to update something I get several ...
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Libreoffice 5 in ubuntu 15.10 raising system temperature

I'm using 15.10 upgraded from 15.04 and when I open some documents with new Libreoffice5, the system temperature goes to 60-65ºC (or more!), when normally stands between 45º and 50º. Also, ...
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Can't access truetype fonts on Libreoffice

In libreoffice I can't get arial or times new roman I have installed microsoft core fonts it may be a permissions issue Ubuntu 14.04
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“Add Network Folder” in Dolphin opens LibreOffice

I recently upgraded to Kubuntu 15.10. Since then, when I noticed a strange behavior when using Dolphin to access network folders: I go to the Network place and then I click "Add Network Folder". I ...
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Libre office never opens

I have a new installation of ubuntu mate 15.10, where libre office never opens. The window appears, but the document never fills out. I saw someone recommend doing apt-get purge libreoffice but I ...
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Cannot wipe and replace my distro - 14.04

Recently, I tried to download Libre Office. In the process, my laptop shut down. I am not able to free up boot space from this corrupted file, and cannot even wipe and replace. When running "sudo ...
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Can libreoffice ppa be trusted if it has “no ultimately trusted keys”?

Updating ppa's for libreoffice gets: sudo apt-add-repository ppa:libreoffice/libreoffice-5-0 ... Press [ENTER] to continue or ctrl-c to cancel adding it ... gpg: key 1378B444: public key ...
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How to reach the page setup dialog box on post 5.0.2 releases?

LibreOffice does not allow page setup, ie the paper size and orientation cannot be set. This problem occurs in all of the LibreOffice programs: Writer, Calc, Impress, Draw, Math and Base. I've tried ...