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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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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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How to construct sunburst charts in gnumeric

I'm trying to arrange species into a sunburst (multilevel pie or ring) chart that summarizes their numbers at genus, family level and so on. I cannot seem to realize that with gnumeric (and neither ...
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Unable to install LanguageTool 2.5 extension for LibreOffice 4.2 on Ubuntu 14.04

I am not able to install LanguageTool extension for LibreOffice. Getting exception when I try to install it. p.s. Somebody says that the solution is installing openoffice.org-java-common package but ...
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0answers
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If I upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04, will it replace OpenOffice with Libreoffice? [duplicate]

Please don't tell me that I should just use LibreOffice, because I really like/want/need OpenOffice 3.4.1, and not even version 4.0+. I was new to Ubuntu, so it took a while to get LibreOffice ...
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1answer
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Count number of characters/words/lines in LibreOffice/OpenOffice(using terminal)

The command wc which is used for counting doesn't work directly with Office files. For example I created a writer .odt file and I wrote inside 7 words. Then i tried wc -w file.odt the output was 136 ...
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0answers
125 views

Libre/Openoffice crashes when openning [closed]

I'm having a problem with the office suites on Ubuntu 12.04. Libreoffice wasn't starting in anyway. I tryed reinstall it, and nothing changed. So I completelly removed it, and installed Apache ...
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3answers
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Cannot re-install libreoffice after purge

I wanted to substitute the default LibreOffice by OpenOffice. To do so I followed the instructions on this link How do I install OpenOffice.org instead of LibreOffice? After doing it I didn't get ...
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2answers
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Is it possible to install OpenOffice and LibreOffice in parallel?

Because of this bug I was forced to use an older version of LibreOffice. But I would like to have the latest LibreOffice - keeping in this way an eye on a possible future fix to the bug. And, when ...
0
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2answers
334 views

I am trying to remove OpenOffice to go back to LibreOffice, but I keep getting an error message

I am trying to remove OpenOffice and go back to LibreOffice but I keep getting this error message: The following packages have unmet dependencies: libreoffice-core : Depends: libreoffice-common ...
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1answer
482 views

OpenOffice on Ubuntu Software Center

Why OpenOffice is not available in Ubuntu Software Center? If Ubuntu choose LibreOffice over OpenOffice, that does not mean that OpenOffice should be removed or not available as an option. Isn't ...
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Why LibreOffice is default instead of OpenOffice.org

I have read before some articles about OpenOffice.org (OOO). They were saying that because of the status of OOO before it is maintained by Apache, the distros avoided distributing OOO along with the ...
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1answer
636 views

install a version of libreoffice or openoffice in Ubuntu 12.04 that will produce Powerpoint compatible presentations?

I have seen some bug reports that say LibreOffice 3.7 has fixed an issue with pptx files that makes them compatible with Powerpoint (I am testing with Powerpoint 2010). I have generated a ...
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0answers
858 views

Using the data from a drop down calendar in LibreOffice Calc?

I'm using LibreOffice to make a spreadsheet (in Calc, obviously) and have inserted a Date Field Form Control. I edited it the way I want so it has a drop down calendar. However, when I go to the ...
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4answers
153 views

Programmer AND student on Ubuntu? [closed]

I'm currently set up with a Windows 7 PC for work, with notepad++ and Sublime Text 2, and a XAMPP server. I'm also using the PC for studying. I'm considering switching to Ubuntu, but I wanna make ...
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1answer
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xls file some formula not open in open office

In my office morethan 50system working in ubuntu desktop ,But the problem is some of macro function not supported in openoffice . the formula values also changed when it is open in openoffice . is any ...
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2answers
271 views

Word processor with less overhead then Open/Libre Office?

I'll be honest I've run both OpenOffice and Libre Office and I'm not impressed with their speed/resource consumption both of them lag on my laptop and I don't think it's because of my hardware, for ...
2
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3answers
1k views

Error trying to install OpenOffice or LibreOffice after removing OpenOffice

I removed OpenOffice with isuru@isuru-desktop:~$ sudo apt-get purge "openoffice*" Now when I try to install LibreOffice I get following error Please help me to install LibreOffice on my computer. ...
0
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1answer
164 views

Font substitution

What happens when you open a .docx document that is written in a font not available on your computer? How can you find the name of original font? I guess writer select automatically an other font. I ...
2
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2answers
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Why is my OpenOffice.org presentation opening in LibreOffice Writer?

I have project created in OpenOffice.org Impress which is created in a local language. Today when I open it what I could see is: When I open with the settings what I could see is Writer is opening ...
3
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1answer
726 views

How I can remove date time metadata from my LibreOffice comments?

Is there a way to control the metadata that is saved in a LibreOffice document? I want to: Add comments of my own. Prevent date and time metadata from being saved.
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1answer
2k views

Why LibreOffice keeps saying the document is locked for editing?

I created file LinuxNotes.odt some time ago and yesterday I edited that same file at my work place and I was in Guest account when I edited that file. Now whenever I open that file any where else ...
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1answer
514 views

Why Ubuntu 12.04 is shipped with Libre Office? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What office suite will be used in 11.04? Ubuntu 12.04 is shipped with Libre Office and before that all versions 10, 9, 8 were shipped with Open Office. If Libre Office ...
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273 views

How do I change the default format of a shape (drawing object) in Impress

When I create a new rectangle from the Drawing toolbar in OpenOffice Impress 3.4.1, it has really ugly formatting (line color, line width, and fill color). I believe I inadvertently changed the ...
2
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1answer
2k views

How to convert docx to doc with terminal

I looked around in google to see if there was a way to convert docx files to doc through the terminal and I found some potential solutions using perl's xmllib, but I was wondering if there was another ...
3
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2answers
2k views

LibreOffice PDF exporting issue - transparent objects

When I export my presentation to PDF the first slide, whose master slide has a white and transparent field turns black and transparent. Anybody has an idea what is going on?
2
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1answer
588 views

Installed entire font family, but only one appears

I recently installed an entire family of fonts (Gill Sans for those interested) on my computer. When I open up OpenOffice to use them, however, I saw that in the drop-down font menu I only get to see ...
7
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4answers
6k views

Sheet name font size on LibreOffice Calc is too small

I am using LibreOffice 3.5.3.2 (Ubuntu 12.04) and the buttons to switch tabs in Calc are written with small fonts. They're so small I can't even read what is written on them. I could not find a way ...
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1answer
66 views

Question about OLE Files

Are the open format files that are saved with LibreOffice and OpenOffice act like the OLE files that are saved with MS Office?
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1answer
1k views

Save .csv with formulas?

It seems to be an undocumented/unsupported feature, but if you open a csv (comma separated spreadsheet) with Libreoffice, it will calculate formulas that start with = in the text file. Unfortunately I ...
3
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2answers
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How do I make a digital certificate available to LibreOffice Writer for digital signatures?

I obtained a client certificate from CAcert through Firefox. I want to use that certificate to sign a document created with LibreOffice Writer. In Writer, I click File > Digital Signatures... to ...
6
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2answers
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Nonprinting Characters no longer appear

I can't figure out how long this has been going on, but it finally started to drive me crazy: in Libre Office writer, absolutely nothing changes when I toggle the "Nonprinting Characters" button. ctrl ...
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1answer
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How to remove all images from a ppt files?

I have a big (~250Mb) ppt file (created on windows i guess) with much text and some images (high definition). I have to drop all images (i dont actually need to save them, just rip them out the ...
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1answer
137 views

Openoffice calc - Find out monthly growth based on yearly growth [closed]

I know there is a built-in function for that but can't remember what it is. Let's say I have a number, 10, and over a period of a year that number has increased by 100% to 20. I would like to figure ...
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2answers
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LibreOffice won't start?

Every time I click LibreOffice in the menu, it returns this error: Failed to execute command "libreoffice --writer %U".Failed to execute child process "libreoffice" (No such file or directory) ...
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5answers
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Where can I download pretty extra templates for LibreOffice Impress?

Where can I download pretty extra templates for LibreOffice Impress or OpenOffice.org?
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3answers
1k views

Can OpenOffice Calc read web services to populate fields?

I have created a web service that provides me with sales data from our corporate ERP system. We are going to use this to drive some "dashboards" showing this data graphically. For testing/ ...
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6answers
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How can I convert an ODT file to a PDF?

Does anyone know how to convert an ODT file (LibreOffice) to PDF?
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2answers
1k views

System hangs when opening a large OpenOffice file [closed]

The file size is of 50 MB (OpenOffice file). While opening the file the system hangs completely. Processor : Core 2 Duo RAM : 1 GB HDD : 250 GB OS : Ubuntu 10.10 Note: I have ...
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1answer
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How to replace LibreOffice with OpenOffice?

To put it simply, I do not want LibreOffice. How can I remove LibreOffice and install OpenOffice. I have tried installing the .deb packages from the OpenOffice download but nothing visibly happens. ...
8
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4answers
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Presentation Creation Tools

Other than LibreOffice/OpenOffice.org Impress what good presentation making tools are available for Ubuntu? I prefer a GUI tool which can export to PDF as I have to make presentation in Windows PC. ...
5
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1answer
643 views

Why does LibreOffice use OpenOffice.org-like icons?

After having solved this issue by uninstalling and installing lo-menubar, I got a weird bug in LibreOffice. The icons now look like the ones of the legacy OpenOffice.org which is not installed on my ...
6
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2answers
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Graphics problems with applications

For some reason, I've got some graphical issues sometimes. Mostly with AbiWord, LibreOffice (and OpenOffice.org), and Wine applications. I've added some screenshots below t oclarify a bit. This is not ...
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3answers
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Will LibreOffice advance ahead of Open Office eventually?

Examining the differences between LibreOffice and Open Office and trying to understand what it's all about, would it be correct to assume that LibreOffice will eventually be overtaking Open Office in ...
2
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0answers
911 views

Missing Math Symbols in LibreOffice/OpenOffice [closed]

I've had this problem for about six months, but I haven't been able to find a solution. When viewing documents with writer or presentation containing math symbols/fonts, some of the symbols are ...
2
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0answers
219 views

My .odb database spikes the CPU in OpenOffice and LibreOffice [closed]

my database is in .odb format, and it does not work in 9.1, 10.04, 10.10, openoffice OR 11.04 beta libreoffice but works in xp, w7 and fedora 14 The biggest issue i'm facing is that it takes minutes ...
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1answer
475 views

Reinstalling OpenOffice.org

I removed OpenOffice.org and installed LibreOffice about a month ago. LibreOffice cannot spell-check and i would like to go back. However Ubuntu gives me dependency problems and I cannot reinstall ...
3
votes
3answers
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How do you refresh formulas in OpenOffice/LibreOffice Calc?

I started using LibreOffice and when I had laid out the formulas I pressed F9 like I normally did in Excel and nothing happened. I couldn't figure out what was the keyboard shortcut to refresh and ...
6
votes
4answers
1k views

Why doesn't LO/OOo look completely native?

I am not talking about the Win 98 look, but even with the gnome-integration installed buttons look a bit weird and there are sometimes black lines where there shouldn't be any. Why?
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1answer
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How do I get Japanese characters showing correctly in OpenOffice?

I get little squares for Japanese characters, even after installing a few Japanese packages like openoffice.org-l10n-ja, language-support-fonts-ja, etc. Already tried logging off and restarting ...