3
votes
1answer
29 views

Is there a writing tool that moves the text rather than the cursor?

I write quite a lot for my day job. I am wondering whether there is a tool that keeps the cursor always at the same place (for instance, the middle of the screen) and move the text up/down as you ...
1
vote
2answers
485 views

Grammar checking program for Libre office [closed]

A tool for checking grammar? Like Ginger in Windows. Can't find any in software center.
1
vote
1answer
144 views

Workflow for creating math heavy notes and review sheets on Linux

I'm looking for an effective way to create notes, summaries, reviews and essays. Thus far I used a mixture of LibreOffice and LaTex, depending on size, complexity and importance. Anything that ...
4
votes
1answer
102 views

What application for illustrated story telling?

I am working on a project with kids to make them narrate and illustrate their own tale on a digital format. There will be several illustrated pages and an audio files of themselves narrating the ...
1
vote
2answers
3k views

What alternatives to MS Access exist for database management on the Ubuntu platform (LibreOffice Base isn't cutting it) [duplicate]

I have a web-based MySQL database, which is very important. I have used the MySQL Connector to allow me to use an MS Access database to query, and clean up my database, through an ODBC connection. ...
6
votes
3answers
5k views

code highlight extension for Libre Office writer

I recently wrote a repport for school with a lot of code in it. The only way I found to wrok was to highlight it with STRONG and that is really quite ugly. So is there a code highlightning extension ...
11
votes
3answers
1k views

Is there an Android remote app compatible with LibreOffice Impress under Ubuntu?

I have an upcoming presentation I want to make in LibreOffice Impress on my Ubuntu 12.10 laptop. I was wondering if I could get ahold of an Android app which would act like a remote control, allowing ...
0
votes
2answers
280 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 ...
0
votes
1answer
480 views

Can not open password-protected ppt with libre office 3.5

When I am trying to open password-protected ppt with libre office 3.5 in Ubuntu 12.04,it gives me a message says "Read-Error. loading of password-encrypted microsoft powerpoint is not supported."So is ...
2
votes
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
votes
0answers
7k views

What is the difference between libre office and open office ? What are the advantages/disadvantages of each? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the difference between OpenOffice and the newly created LibreOffice? I am using openoffice before installing ubuntu but libreoffice is default in Ubuntu What is ...
2
votes
2answers
3k views

Is there any other software that can make PPT except libreoffice impress? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Light easy to use Presentation software I'm running lubuntu now, which uses lxde as its desktop manager. LibreOffice Impress seems a little not compatible with lxde. So ...
3
votes
6answers
1k views

Alternatives to LibreOffice

What alternatives to LibreOffice (specially LO Writer) does Ubuntu come with. I have seen Abiword there but are there others?
6
votes
7answers
9k views

Are there alternatives to LibreOffice?

Is there any alternative to LibreOffice? It seems to unfamiliar to MS office users. I found while running certain presentations in .ppt or .pptx it is not fully compatible.
2
votes
2answers
2k views

Is there a utility to transpose a .csv file?

I have some csv files with too many columns for LibreOffice Calc to open, but only a few rows. If I can transpose the csv file, it should be ok as Calc can deal with very many more rows than columns.
8
votes
5answers
4k views

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. ...
7
votes
2answers
554 views

Presentation with many fullscreen video

I am currently creating a presentation (like power point). I have tried multiple applications to create this presentation but there are some problems. I have tried Ease: Program is not stable ...