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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In 16.04, Libreoffice crashes my OS

Ever since I updated to 16.04, Libreoffice has been crashing my computer. In particular, if I try to go through with document recovering it will crash every time (and return to the login menu). The ...
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LibreOffice 5.1 black text issue within dialogs

Thanks for taking the time to help me out. I can't for the life of my find a solution to this problem myself. After recently installing Ubuntu 16.04 from scratch, I noticed that the bundled ...
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Export All slides in Libreoffice Impress to PDF

I am writing a script that could take any type of presentation and export the slides to a PDF, but if any of the slides are hidden they are not exported to the PDF. Is it possible to export all the ...
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LOo don't start : Gdk-WARNING **: gdk_window_set_icon_list: icons too large

cylere@Lalla:~$ uname -a Linux Lalla 3.19.0-25-generic #26-Ubuntu SMP Fri Jul 24 21:17:31 UTC 2015 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux cylere@Lalla:~$ cat /etc/issue Ubuntu 15.10 \n \l The ...
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Is there any tool to convert pdf to ppt in Linux/ Ubuntu offline?

I am looking for a tool that converts PDF into PPT files or supports any tweak to import PDF files into LibreOffice-impress, LibreOffice-Draw imports the PDF but that does not do the job. So far I am ...
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What is the difference between “Save as” and “Save a copy”?

Programs like LibreOffice and PDF readers sometimes need to open a file (say, the user downloaded and opened a file from Firefox) as read-only. When that is the case, and the user wants to save the ...
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how to prepare a flow chart using libre office writer

Short and simply put how to prepare a common flow chart using Libre office. i just want to prepare a simple flow chart without any complexities.
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LibreOffice writer: Adding bookmarks

I want to fill out the "Structure/Index" panel that is visible when viewing PDFs but I am not sure how to work this out in LibreOffice writer. In picture #1 the bookmarks I want to add are marked by ...
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Spreadsheet using devanagari numbers

Spreadsheets allow for inputting Devanagari characters but the functions such as SUM etc. still expect English numbers. The equivalent Devanagari characters - १, २,३ ..... are not used as numbers in ...
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lubuntu 16.04, 64 bit: Libreoffice 5 crashes desktop session

I installed Lubuntu 16.04 on an Acer Extensa 2511, 64-bit (then I installed ubuntu-mate-desktop and ubuntu-mate-core). With both lubuntu and MATE, Libreoffice WRITER crashes often, shutting the ...
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Is there a Microsoft Office theme for LibreOffice?

Is there a Microsoft Office 2007/2010 theme for LibreOffice? The interface of Libreoffice slightly confuse me.
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nothing gets downloaded with apt-get, gets unmet dependencies each time, even with java

I used apt-get for almost installing every application i needed, but after installing a new Ubuntu version (16.04) I am no longer able to use that command. every time I use it it tells the packages I ...
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I cannot set as default program libre office instead of wps for docx files only

I cannot set as default program libre office instead of wps for docx files only. I can set libre office as default for doc files though. Why?
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Libreoffice Writer ttf font rendering when using i3

I'm on Ubuntu 16.04 and the font rendering in Writer works well in Unity. Howerver, when I switch to i3, the MS fonts are not smooth at some zoom levels (perhaps it is this problem resurfacing?). I ...
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Why is LibreOffice so slow when used in Ubuntu 16.04?

The Problem I'm using LibreOffice 5.0.6.3 in Ubuntu 16.04, and the program is considerably slower than in e.g. Windows 8.1 and Debian 8. This shows up in particular when I change the zoom level in ...
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How to install transliteration tool for Ubuntu 14.04?

How to install transliteration tool? Sometimes I need to transfer letters from Cyrillic to Latin alphabet, but there is no that option in LibreOffice.Please help me.
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Simple text editor with margin notes possibility

I am looking for text editor, as simple as it is possible, which will give me opportunity to make margin notes. Actually it's only requirement which I have. Currently I use LibreOffice Writer and I ...
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Is there a PPA with the latest version of LibreOffice?

There was recently another release of LibreOffice, but it is a pain to have to manually go to their website and download the packages every time there is a new release. Is there a PPA that always has ...
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Getting invisible menus in LibreOffice, Skype, and Gimp

I am randomly getting clear menus and other working windows while working in LibreOffice and Gimp. I think I get them with Skype, but since it doesn't show a frame, there is nothing to make an image ...
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Libreoffice Calc copying rows containing a specific value in column A

Using Libreoffice Calc I need to select and copy (or just select and I will manually copy it) from sheet1 to sheet2 just the rows containing in the column A the value 0 May you please help me?
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LibreOffice removed (&uninstallable) after Ubuntu 14.04.4 snapshot update

After having accepted the newest updates for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS a "snapshot" (didn't know what this was) was installed. After the recommended reboot the system restarted without LibreOffice. Re-...
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After LibreOffice updated it won't start!

I read Seth's post here: How do I install LibreOffice 4?. I wanted to upgrade, so I ran the commands as provided by Mik to upgrade using stable ppa. For some reason now when I try to run LibreOffice ...
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Does Libre Office have an equivalent of one note, or is there another alternative?

I know that Libre Office is a bit like Microsoft Office, but I can't find the equivalent of One Note, something that I used a lot before I moved over to Ubuntu, and I do miss the features that it had. ...
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Unable to install LangugeTools extension for LibreOffice

I am opening Extension Manager in LibreOffice. Then I am trying to add the LanguageTools extensions that I have already downloaded. Then I get the error "Could not create Java Implementation ...
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Cannot print to Kodak ESP Office 2150

I am a Linux newbie so help me please. My printer is not printing for some reason. LibreOffice 5 can see the device but if I click "Print" , then Cannot print error appears! I have surfed the web ...
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Why did my LibreOffice icons change and how to I get the old ones back

LibreOffice now has the icons in this screenshot and I don't like them, I checkmarked everything in the software center for all libreoffice apps. When I saw the look I started to look for names that ...
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Can I recover a former version of a libreoffice document?

I've searched high and low for an answer to this and haven't been able to find one, so hopefully someone here can help. I was working on an essay and had made substantial progress but had to take a ...
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How to restore ubuntu softwares ( including built in)?

I had run a command : sudo apt-get remove wine* . Then, all of my Ubuntu softwares had been deleted. Including Terminal, Libreoffice and other built-in sofwares. Now what should I do to restore ...
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ibus doesn't work in libreoffice, pluma etc in Ubuntu Mate 16.04

I have iBus with Sanskrit (IAST) and Bengali layouts. Besides that I have English and Russian keyboard layouts. iBus works in other applications (Firefox, Thunderbird), but doesn't work at all in ...
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How to resize table heights in LibreOffice Writer?

I'm trying to edit a table in LibreOffice Writer so that the rows are each their own designated and precise height. I've managed that for the columns by going to Table > Table Properties... then ...
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Drawings not displayed in LibreOffice Writer

I have drawn some data-flow diagrams and ER diagrams using SmartDraw 2010 and then inserted into Microsoft Office Word 2007 for my project. When I tried to open that document in Ubuntu 14.04 using ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 crashes and restarts when opening LibreOFFICE

Upon opening LIbre office ,, my system shuts down and restarts into the login page . i cant open libre office because of this . I had recently updated all the softwares in Ubuntu . The version ...
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Are .fon kind of fonts supported in ubuntu?

I had a problem with libre office (overlapping text with images) as mentioned in my previous question . So I copied Fonts from windows and placed it in /usr/share/fonts . Some fonts from windows are ...
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How to open a file with LibreOffice Writer from Terminal?

I use LibreOffice Writer a lot, but I really do hate getting around in a GUI, I much prefer the CLI, so is there any way to open a file using LibreOffice Writer through the Terminal?
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LibreOffice Calc: Wrapping text while not expanding the cell's height in just 1 row

I have a large document in Libre Calc. All the rows and columns have "wrap text" option selected and all the cells' height is automatically adjusted to the text... BUT I found one row which, even ...
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LibreOffice Calc: two documents with same font and size with different results

I created two documents (meant to be front and back of a brochure) with LibreOffice Calc. I used the same font and size (Droid Sans size 10) for both and they came out of the printer in very different ...
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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 ...
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Will snap packages get differential (delta) updates?

I downloaded and installed LibreOffice 5.2.0 beta2 as described in LibreOffice 5.2.0 beta2 as a snap package. It weighed in at 1015 MiB. There will certainly be more updates before the RC is out. My ...
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Libreoffice Error getting data from webpages - 403 forbidden Error

I need to get data from a website into Libreoffice file. When I enter URL of External Data source, it throws following error. "Error reading data from the Internet. Server error message: 403 ...
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How to convert .odt to latex?

What is the best software to convert .odt to latex? Using Ubuntu 16.04
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Where are libertine documents stored?

I have been editing documents downloaded from Dropbox in LibreOffice on my M10 tablet, but I can't find the documents in the user space on /phablet/Documents/ etc. Same thing with files downloaded ...
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How to adjust zoom scale in LibreOffice?

When I go into LibreOffice writer and hold up a page to a screen, it is not the same size. If I change the zoom to 117% they are the same size. How do I scale the page size (and not the rest of the ...
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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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IF function returning TRUE/FALSE instead of referenced cell values

I am on LibreOffice Calc 5 (Ubuntu 16.04). When I enter "=IF(AA2<=4, X2, 0)", what I expect is that it should return the value in cell 'X2' or '0'. But instead it is returning only TRUE/FALSE. Does ...
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How to set LibreOffice to suggest corrections for UK English?

I want to be given correction suggestions while setting a text in LibreOffice to English-UK. Now it works for English-US, French and Romanian, as these are the languages that I have installed in ...
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How to disable locking in LibreOffice?

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 ...
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How to activate scroll bar in LibreOffice Writer on Ubuntu GNOME 16.04?

I have noticed that on the Ubuntu GNOME 16.04 with GNOME 3.20 version of LibreOffice Writer that there is no scroll bar at the side no matter how long a document is, this can get rather annoying. Is ...
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Does the LibreOffice 5.2 snap use my existing profile?

I came across LibreOffice 5.2.0 beta2 as a snap package. If I install it, will it use my existing profile in ~/.config/libreoffice/4/user?
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LibreOffice always shows recovery process at startup due to failing recovery items

LibreOffice always starts with the recovery process for me now. It has a number of 'documents to recover' for which recovery fails. I have no need for these documents anymore. How to tell LibreOffice ...
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How to get LibreOffice Writer to use “English (UK)” spell check?

I am running Ubuntu GNOME 16.04 with GNOME 3.20, I installed all that was necessary according to the gnome-control-center for the English (UK) language pack, but yet still if I go into the LibreOffice ...