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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Can't open files through the network

Why i can't open a file through the network using libreoffice 4.4 in ubuntu 14.10 unless i copy the files from my Desktop!
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Why the Performace of Libre Office is much Lagger than Ms. Office & WPS Office?

Libre Office is the most feature rich office suite in GNU/Linux. But why the performance is much laggy especially when there is an picture or smoothed curve in graph (even in Wind*ws too)? I think it ...
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Uninstalled multiple package, need help recovering

I was trying to uninstall LibreOffice from my Ubuntu 15.04 running Xfce. I typed the following command in the Terminal: sudo apt-get --purge libre* It took a while before I realised that the ...
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what is the best way to update LibreOffice? [duplicate]

How to update to LibreOffice version 4 to version 5
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How to get rid off Grey bar in Libre Office?

While Copying some texts from Internet to Libre Office a grey bar appears as like that screenshot that i have attached, why so? How to eliminate this ? What is the reason of that? I'm using Libre ...
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Where has the hotkey for “Insert” -> “Cross-reference” gone in LibreOffice Writer?

I use cross-references a lot when writing documents in LibreOffice. I've just upgraded from Ubuntu 12.04 (can't remember the LO version, sorry), but I used to be able to do "Alt-i", "e" to get the ...
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LibreOffice Calc goes grey takes lots of CPU cycles

When working on the Calc (spreadsheet) many time the screen goes grey and CPU cycle shoots up to 100% for a very long time and the app is not responsive. Also slows down other open apps etc due to CPU ...
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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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LibreOffice is really slow refreshing the UI

I am using Ubuntu 14.04LTS and I haven't really had much luck using LibreOffice. I am currently using LibreOffice v4.2.8.2 build ID: 420m0(build:2). I attempted to switch to Open Office and this ...
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Libre Office icons on HiDPI

I am running Ubuntu 15.04 on Dell XPS 13 with high resolution display. In LibreOffice, the icons appear to be very small, although I have changed their size to "Large" in the Options menu. After ...
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Libreoffice 5.0 calc, constantly show “Load Document” Bar at bottom

In a spreadsheet, 6 col 200 rows, i select one column, then copy (control c or mouse) then calc show at botton a progress bar with text "load document" over and over again. This is consuming a lot of ...
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LibreOffice 5.0 - Fatal Error

After the last upgrade from libreoffice I get a serious error that I'm not able to solve. I already tried reinstalling libreoffice with the debs but it dind't resolve it. The first couple of days ...
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Can't change libreoffice spell-check language

My system language is German but my text in libreoffice writer gets all underlined because the spell chechking language is set to English USA. Neither can I change it to German there which is also ...
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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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Where does LibreOffice store toolbar icons?

Where does Ubuntu 14.04 LTS store LibreOffice icons ? I mean by that the icons used by the GUI of LibreOffice Writer, LibreOffice Calc, LibreOffice Impress...
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how open xml file on libreoffice

anyone know how to open xml file ? maybe with libreoffice ? If I use libreoffice I just see only the text format of xml, with all tags and so on.
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Problem with font color in Libreoffice

i have a little problem with my libreoffice font colours, when i try to change the font colour. When i click on the icon to change the colours, the many icons that should be to select one colour or ...
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Any alternative for Microsoft OneNote in Ubuntu? [duplicate]

After a major migration from Windows to Ubuntu 12.0.4 Lts, I have found that I can find a substitute for pretty much everything I worked with on Windows 7. the LibreOffice package is an all-out ...
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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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Is there still no way to delete and rename files in Libre Office? [closed]

How can I delete or rename files from Libre Office open dialogue box?
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How to activate LibreOffice anti-aliasing?

LibreOffice looks terrible compared to the rest of my OS and other text applications, such as MS Word. It looks like it has no anti-aliasing, how can I activate it? Here's a screenshot of what it ...
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Root user cannot write to libreoffice folder in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I am new to Ubuntu/Linux. For some reason I cannot write to the following folder /usr/lib/libreoffice/share though I am the root user of my system, in order to add a file and customize LibreOffice.
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How do I use the Malayalam language in LibreOffice Writer?

I have installed Malayalam fonts from Software Center on my Ubuntu 13.04 installation. In LibreOffice Writer I can see the installed Malayalam fonts like Meera, Rachana. I would like to create a ...
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LibreOffice problem while openning a document

My problem is that when I try to open one specific .odt document, I can't move the page or do anything except moving the mouse, which is useless. Also, the mouse, when I'm on the document, is freaking ...
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Problems in LibreOffice Writer when saving as .docx

I used LibreOffice for a really important task and now I am going nuts. I check if everything is OK before closing LibreOffice, nothing seems wrong. But when I reopen the document, I noticed that ...
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Does anyone know how to WRAP text in a cell in Libreoffice Calc?

I am wondering how to wrap text in a single cell in libreoffice Calc. Does anyone know?
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Changing citation style in openoffice

I am working on a scientific paper and I need to enter the citation in a specific way. for paper with more than one author it needs to be [first author name et al. xxxx]. I am working with Jabref and ...
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Accents stop working all of a sudden in Libreoffice

I can write characters such as á, é, ó, ã, ê, etc just fine in Kubuntu 14.04. Even in LibreOffice. However, if I switch windows from LibreOffice to, say, Chrome or even Dolphin, and then I switch ...
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While opening Libreoffice user gets loged out

I'm not able to open libreoffice, while clicking on any of the libreoffice program the user get loged out. Help in solving this
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Hebrew doesn't work in LibreOffice

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04.5 with LibreOffice. I was able to write documents in Hebrew without problems and at some point Hebrew stopped working. I have no idea what caused this problem, but now I ...
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Read-only + ACPI PCC probe failed

For almost a week now, I get the black screens with ACPI PCC probe failed; starting version 219 and Welcome to emergency mode!. I know this was already debated here. But this is not what bothers me ...
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Convert an .odp to HTML to insert into email

I have created a single page document in Impress which includes images, text boxes, hyperlinks and some plain rectangles with varying degrees of opacity that I want to convert to HTML to insert into ...
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Libre office opening a copy of original file instead of original file?

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04. When I try to open a saved Libre office file, it opens a copy of existing file for editing and saves as another file. Multiple copies of same files are created upon editing ...
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Adding Page numbers in libre office

I wish to add page numbers to a large MS-Word (or whatever it is in Ubuntu) document . I have browsed a couple of answers but none of them solve my problem. The problem is whenever I add a page ...
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Whether Page Border Options are available in Libre Office Writer 5?

I Could see the Page Border Option in Microsoft-Word but not in Libre Office Writer-5 which is Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 's default one !!! Is there any options are available regarding to that in Libre Office ...
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Libreoffice .docx format

This question has already been asked here, but a long time ago. I am using libreoffice to write my report but I also need to open it in Microsoft word 2013. When I am saving my file with .docx ...
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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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How do I view Writer menu?

This is a beginner's question, since I have not used Ubuntu for 3 years. In a fresh, updated 15.04 installation, in Writer, when I open an existing document I get the usual toolbars, but no menu. ...
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Why can libre office not run .pptx properly? [closed]

I have a powerpoint file that I want to see. I can open the file but not play the sound files and the text is placed wrongly so you can't see some text as other text is over it. I can open the file in ...
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Using Telugu in Libre office writer

I am using Ubuntu 12.04LTS. I have installed Lohit Telugu. I have added keyboard layout Telugu in keyboard app. But I am unable to type in Telugu in Libreoffice writer. I tried ctrl+space. I selected ...
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Is it possible to write Kindle ebook with LibreOffice

I intend to self-publish a book on the Kindle platform. Adobe PDF is one of the supported formats in which you can submit your book. Since I'm using Ubuntu, is it possible for me to use LibreOffice ...
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Shortcut(s) for refreshing/reapplying AutoFilter in LibreOffice?

Googling didn't yield anything conclusive (yet). So here we go: This is as far as I got: (not very far) Starting from https://forum.openoffice.org/en/forum/viewtopic.php?f=9&t=26178#p202739 and ...
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Easiest way to upgrade LibreOffice 4 to 5 on 14.04 [duplicate]

Title, pretty much. I currently have LibreOffice 4.2.8.2 on Ubuntu 14.04. I'm just wondering what the easiest way to upgrade to the new LibreOffice 5 is, without creating duplicate applications or ...
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How to add libreoffice 5.0 links to dash

I have removed libreoffice 4.2 from my ubuntu 14.04 machine by using: sudo apt-get purge libreoffice* And then I have installed libreoffice 5.0 extracting files from the downloaded package, and ...
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How to install LibreOffice 5.0 in Ubuntu? [duplicate]

Libreoffice 5.0 was just released. tried sudo add-apt-repository ppa:libreoffice/libreoffice-5.0 But cannot add PPA: 'ppa:~libreoffice/ubuntu/libreoffice-5-0'. The team named '~libreoffice' ...
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Libreoffice 5 does not starts - error while loading shared libraries

After installation of all .deb of LibreOffice 5, failed to start any application of LibreOffice. it crashes. Using 14.04 Ubuntu. Message libreoffice5.0 javaldx: Could not find a Java Runtime ...
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how to type in indic language from English US keyboard

I opened libreoffice 3.0 (Ubuntu 11.10) and selected Lohit Hindi font in the fonts selection column. Downloaded the charachter map of English and Hindi keys as given here ...
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how to detect mouse click in ubuntu using python2

Hello :)I'm new to both python and Ubuntu. I need to write a python program that can change slides of an impress presentation using mouse clicks. (eg: right click- next slide). i tried pymouse but ...
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Libreoffice+Python: Importing additional packages

I wrote some Python scripts that I use to get data from the web. These use the Selenium Webdriver bindings. This works fine with the system version of Python that I access via the terminal. I'd now ...
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Running libreoffice with intel graphics in a dual graphics amd environment

I am using Ubuntu 14.04.02 on a Dell Inspiron 15-5547, AMD Radeon HD R7 M265 dual graphics with the fgrlx drivers. When switching to the intel graphics and running Libreoffice calc (I use 4.4.5 from ...