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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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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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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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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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 do I install LibreOffice 4?

I want to download and install LibreOffice 4. How can I do this?
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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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How to set LibreOffice to suggest corrections in English-UK in Lubuntu 12.04?

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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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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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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Highlights in Libreoffice Writer cannot be undone in Office Word

I am used to making highlights in texts But sometimes after saving the document as .doc I have to open it on a windows OS and cannot undo the highlight. (I haven't checked it in Word 2007 yet) ...
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How do I install the latest stable version of LibreOffice?

LibreOffice is seeing some dramatic improvements each version and subversion that goes out. I would like to have always the latest version of LibreOffice on my machine(s). I know of the PPA that ...
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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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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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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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Problem on uninstall OpenOffice

I installed OpenOffice 4.0 by Terminal. I would like to use back LibreOffice. Therefore, I referred to How To Uninsatall OpenOffice?. But it seemed failed. After I typed in sudo apt-get install ...
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Why is my LibreOffice so slow?

Every time I start LibreOffice, I have to wait 3 minutes before I'm able to start working (screen is grey). Why? Are there any ways to fix this problem? Regrets Malte
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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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How to kill libreoffice from command line

I am using Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS 64 bit. My LibreOffice suite (especially Writer) freezes. How can I kill LibreOffice and Can I kill only the writer? (not the Calc,Impress,..) I tried to search for the ...
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Use certain values for X and Y axis in Calc

I'd like to create a chart with the wavelength as X-values and the corresponding voltage as Y-Values. I tried in vain for quite some time, could you please help me? λ/nm 580 546 436 U/V 0,75 0,85 ...
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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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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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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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Is there a LibreOffice equivalent to microsofts office themes?

I've used MS office for many years now. Especially powerpoint. One of the strengths is that it defines and separates the concepts of template and theme. A theme can be saved and contains fonts, ...
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How do I update LibreOffice to next point release in 14.04?

I want to update my LibreOffice (whole package). Is there a way to do it without uninstalling old and then installing new? If there is no option for updating directly, how should I do it otherwise? ...
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How to edit , read kannada documents created on microsoft word with Nudi Ekabhashe fonts on ubuntu? And vice versa?

How to read, edit Kannada documents created on Libreoffice with Unicode fonts (kedage lohit etc) on Microsoft word in Windows.How to ensure inter-operability in both ways?
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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 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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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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Enable replace image feature in LibreOffice

One of the programs I use heavily in Ubuntu is Open/LibreOffice as part of my work specifically Draw. I recently upgraded to Natty 11.04 (clean install) obviously this has meant switching to ...
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How to make cover page using Libre Office?

I'm trying to make a cover page using LibreOffice. But where is the cover option? I can't find it out.
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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 3.5 won't launch from Desktop Shortcut: Ubuntu 11.10 Unity

I've upgraded my Libreoffice to the recent 3.5 version. Before, I was using LO 3.45 and it had no problems on launching from the Desktop Shortcut. Anyways, when I upgraded and tried to create a ...
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libreoffice writer does not show “File”, “Edit”, etc. in standard toolbar/taskbar

It shows some of the captions like "Help". I tried to uninstall using sudo apt-get purge libreoffice* and then reinstall first using command prompt and then using ubuntu software centre. It did 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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“General Error. General input/output error” when opening documents with Libreoffice

I'm running LibreOffice 4.2.5.2 on Ubuntu 14.04. Trying to open any document (at first only with large ones, but now all of them) returns either of the messages below: "General Error. General ...
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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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Opentype features in Libreoffice

Is it possible to use Opentype's features like ligatures in Libreoffice? if yes, how? Because as far as I know, in Ubuntu and Linux in general, these features are available only for graphite(aka ...
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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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How do I disable presenter console in Libreoffice 4

I am enjoying libreoffice 4, but don't want to have presenter console on because we do multiple things during a presentation, and the console window blocks out any option for switching windows or ...