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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LibreOffice have global menu in 12.04? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why isn't lo-menubar installed by default in LibreOffice? In 11.10 there was no global menu support for LibreOffice, I wanted to know if this was going to be fixed ...
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Type Greek and other Physics symbols in Libreoffice Impress?

I am preparing a presentation on some physics concept for which i need to write 'phi', 'phi dagger', and Hamiltoninan symbol, Is there anyway to do it on libreoffice impress or should i ask my friend ...
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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 ...
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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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Install Faenza icons on libreoffice 3.5 toolbar

According to a WEB UPD8 post from july 2011, it is possible to install Faenza-styled icons on LibreOffice toolbar. I can't install Faenza the traditional way on LO 3.5 (i.e., changing the toolbar ...
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How to “properly” downgrade LibreOffice versions

I am using the stable LibreOffice PPA, which just pushed out 3.5.0 and I (foolishly) upgraded from 3.4.5. Now my LibreOffice is broken, with all sorts of issues like icons and launchers not ...
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LibreOffice Math not working… how to start troubleshooting?

After update to LibreOffice 3.5, I can no longer create/edit equations with Math. If I insert an equation or try to edit an old one, I will not get the windows split at the bottom of the screen where ...
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Can we use Microsoft Excel keywords in ubuntu's office as we are now using in Windows XP?

Please inform me about this as soon as possible.11.04 1. Also tell me that after installing ubuntu,is there any need to install all the MS-Office again? Or we could be just able to carry on with our ...
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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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Libre Office Button Titles are Black

When I open a document in Libre Office Writer all the toolbar button's titles are black. Anyone seen this before? I can just barely make out what the text is. It wasn't this way before and I ...
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Some Word documents are not opening with LibreOffice

I have several of documents in Microsoft Word 2003 or later format. Few of them are opening using LibreOffice and few of them don't. They just open and immediately get closed. I tried changing their ...
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What is the way to get the latest version of LibreOffice?

Use the ppa or manually install the debs from http://www.libreoffice.org ? Is there any difference between the two? How long does it take for the ppa to upgrade to the latest version?
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How to fix LibreOffice 3.5 to start from launcher icon?

Recently I installed LibreOffice 3.5 from debs (including the ones for desktop integration. Since then it behaves in a weird manner. Basically it won't launch from launcher shortcuts. Example: dash ...
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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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How do Ubuntu LibreOffice builds differ from vanilla LibreOffice builds?

I've got a question about LibreOffice that's been bugging me since OpenOffice: The versions of LO that come on the Ubuntu disc or from the PPA always have nice font rendering, but whenever I download ...
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How to open word 5.0 files?

I tried Libreoffice but failed. I used the file command, but it only recognizes the file as "data". Is there a way to open a very old format like a Word 5.0 file? After I use catdoc,it shows ...
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No page number in first page

I am writing a document and it is required that the first page (title page) has no page number and the second page starts with page 2. I don't know how to remove the footed only in page 1 and leaving ...
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I cannot find anything in LibreOffice help [closed]

I have packages libreoffice-help-en-gb and libreoffice-help-en-us installed. LibreOffice 3.4.4 OOO340m1 (Build:402) pre-installed on Ubuntu Oneiric Here is the screen shot. Error message: No ...
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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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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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Editing of a saved LibreOffice writer document in MS WordPad

I am new to Libre Office. I have a problem with the format in which to save a office document (when comparing to Microsoft office) I have set up my Libre office writer doc (call it a master ...
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MathType and LibreOffice Math comparison

In my office my team and I are going to type texts in the future which will include mathematical signs. Two programs are being proposed: LibreOffice Writer + Math or Microsoft Office + MathType. I ...
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Can no longer open a password protected Libreoffice .ods

Well, this is fun. I have a couple of .ods files, password protected. After installing last Ubuntu updates, including Libreoffice 3.4.5, I can no longer open those files. I'm using 11.10 x64 ...
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How do I get LibreOffice with Presenter Console to display notes and next slide?

I am running LibreOffice 3.4.3 with Sun Presenter Console 1.0.3 on Ubuntu 11.10 on a Dell Inspiron 1545 laptop. I would like to be able to view the notes for the current slide on my laptop while the ...
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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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Changes made in LibreOffice impression master slides are not seen in presentation

I need presentation frequently for my teaching, when I want to make changes presentation wide using master view it is not shown in presentation and I need to do it manually for each slides
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LibreOffice (Writer, Calc, Impress) not appearing in launcher

There is a problem with LibreOffice Calc, Impress and Writer (sometimes gedit too) that when I open a file the minimize, maximize and close buttons in the upper right corner are not displayed. In this ...
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Alternatives to LibreOffice

What alternatives to LibreOffice (specially LO Writer) does Ubuntu come with. I have seen Abiword there but are there others?
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How to activate kerning in LibreOffice?

My fonts are horribly unkerned in LibreOffice. Example: Here's a comparison, LibreOffice on top and Inkscape below. As you can see, LibreOffice messes up the kerning. The font is Ubuntu, 10pt in ...
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How to update LibreOffice to the latest version? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install the latest stable version of LibreOffice? I'm new to Ubuntu. I've Ubuntu 11.10 with LibreOffice 3.4.4 installed. But, I heard that is a newer version of ...
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The slide show is not working in LibreOffice

When I create a presentation in LibreOffice and click the button for slide show, nothing happens, the screen gets sort of freezed, its frustating. Besides, image viewer also works no more.
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Can't send video to background of Impress slide [closed]

In LibreOffice Impress, I wanted to show texts on top of a video as the background, but the video refused to go back when I tried to arrange the objects. Everything else can be arranged.
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How to plot on log-type axis with LibreOffice Calc

I have some data and want to represent it on log type x-axis How to do that with LO Calc?
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Why computer dosent shut down, reboot or log out when i start Libre Office Quick Starter [closed]

Why computer dosent shut down, reboot or log out when i start Libre Office Quick Starter? And when libre office quick starter is working can i logout or shut down computer?
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Where can I obtain nightly-builds of LibreOffice?

Is there a PPA with nightly builds of LibreOffice? Or some another source that I can add to my sources.list such that I can try nightly-builds of LibreOffice? I know about the various ways to get the ...
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Autofill (with incrementing row-number) in spreadsheet programs doesn't work as expected

I have two rows with values and third row must be a difference between first and second row, like here: 3 5 1 . . 2 2 5 . . 1 3 -4 . . I enter a formula in the 3rd row 2nd column: =$B3-$B4 I enter ...
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Opening Doc file in LibreOffice with password in writing mode

I want to open password protected [not read only] doc file [saved in LibreOffice] to write, but i cant type. How to solve this problem ?
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How do I fix these LibreOffice unmet dependencies?

The following packages have unmet dependencies: libreoffice: Depends: libreoffice-core (= 1:3.4.4-0ubuntu1) but 1:3.4.3-3ubuntu2 is to be installed Depends: ...
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Get a SQLite3 db in LibreOffice (via ODBC). Using Ubuntu 11.04 (64bit)

I'm stuck with this. I had SQLite working with OpenOffice in the past. But since then i reinstalled my machine and so... Now I can't get it to work. i pretty much followed this guide: ...
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Connecting to an MS SQL database and using Libreoffice as the frontend

I am looking to upgrade my company computers at work to Ubuntu from Windows XP, however we have a bespoke MS Access program that connects to our MS SQL server in the USA. Is there away to connect ...
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LibreOffice Calc Loses Maximize, Minimize, Close, and file name [closed]

I have installed 11.10 on 3 Toshiba computers. LibreOffice Calc loses Maximize, Minimize, Close, and file name at the top left corner when I open an existing file on all three computers. Sometimes ...
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LibreOffice displays the content of .docx files differently

Guys this is getting really annoying, i installed Windows 7 alongside Ubuntu 11.10 just to use the office. Each time i want to write a document i reboot into Windows 7. It's all because of the ...
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Why can't flowcharts or mathematical equations created in Microsoft Office and saved in .docx format be opened by LibreOffice?

I am using Ubuntu 11.10 and LibreOffice that comes with it. Before this , I was a Windows user and some of my previous documents were saved in .docx format. I tried to use LibreOffice to open those ...
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Does Microsoft Office 2010 still have incompatibility issues with LibreOffice

I know Microsoft Office 2003 and Microsoft Office 2007 have some incompatibility issues with LibreOffice. For example if I create a document in LibreOffice with doc format and try to open it in Office ...
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LibreOffice Impress: slide mask for title slides [closed]

I'm having lots of trouble to tame LibreOffice Impress. I'm creating a "theme" for a presentation I make. I would like to have several master pages (not sure of the english name, in french it's "page ...
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Libreoffice theme integration not working (Xubuntu)

I am running Xubuntu 11.10 and everything works nicely. I have selected a nice Xfce theme and everything looks beautiful, except Libreoffice. While other programmes (Gimp, Inkscape, Thunar etc.) ...
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How to install a thesaurus in LibreOffice?

How can I enable the thesaurus in LibreOffice?
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LibreOffice - Items missing when document is saved in .docx

I am using the pre-installed LibreOffice 3.4 with Ubuntu 11.10. Using the drawing tool, I draw a few flowcharts, with the default flowchart symbols. If I save my work in odt format, it will be no ...
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LibreOffice problem integrating with Unity

I have started noticing this problem a while back. Opening spreadsheets directly from Nautilus sometimes has different behaviors in Unity. This means that sometimes I see the icon pop in the launcher ...
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Libre Office Impress opens in 11.10, but not in the launcher [closed]

I double click my presentation to open it w/Impress and it opens, but there is no icon in the launcher (or alt-tab switcher) to indicate that its open. I tried keeping the Impress icon in the ...