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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Printing and PDF-export from LibreOffice: SVG images get rasterized in very bad resolution

I'd like to print and export (to pdf) a document written in LibreOffice Writer which contains SVG figures. On the screen, LibreOffice displays and scales them correctly, but for PDF export (which ...
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How can I show notes on my laptop in LibreOffice Impress?

I think it would be very nice to present on a projector with my laptop showing the notes! I appreciate any help and I love you if you find it until tomorrow!
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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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How can I distribute mandatory settings (system and LibreOffice settings)?

The last PCI settings: Users may not change their screen saver timeout, it has to be set to 5 minutes. And locked so that no configuration can be made by the user. Users must always unlock their ...
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Libreoffice footnote font color

I want to copy/paste into a footnote and adjust the formatting to fit the default footnote formatting. It's a grey-ish colour not the black color used for text. Can't find it in the available text ...
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LibreOffice can't open a spreadsheet after lockup

I have been editing my-file.ods almost daily using LibreOffice. Today it hanged at one point. I had to reboot the laptop. Now the file cannot be edited. When it is opened for editing, a warning is ...
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fix incompatibilities libreOffice files opened in MS Office 2007

I've just installed Ubuntu for a few days in dual-mode with win7. In Ubuntu, I opened some MS Office 2007 files and wrote reports. After I enter win7 again and open these reports, they all crashed and ...
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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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Starting Libeoffice from the command line opening a csv file does not produce a clickable launcher icon

Whenever I open a cvs file from the command line using the cmd 'libreoffice --calc my_file' and libreoffice was not previously started I do not get a launcher icon for libreoffice calc. Therefore ...
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Libreoffice calc appears in launcher as a white icon [closed]

When i try to open a .xls file sometimes appear a white icon on launcher instead of the green open office calc icon. Besides, when this problem happens, it doesnt allow me to open more than one file ...
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How to change thickness/width of arrow head?

When drawing an arrow in LibreOffice DRAW (or IMPRESS) I can change the width of the line, but not the arrowhead itself. How can I change the width of the arrow head?
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Set default printer settings libreoffice

Although I set the default printer settings through the "printing" manager to NoTumbleDuplex, the LibreOffice print dialog properties isn't defaulted as NoTumbleDuplex. How can I set the ...
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How I can remove date time metadata from my LibreOffice comments?

Is there a way to control the metadata that is saved in a LibreOffice document? I want to: Add comments of my own. Prevent date and time metadata from being saved.
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Why I can't install new fonts in LibreOffice?

I have installed a lot of fonts before, but this time things are really different. I have downloaded some True Type Font (ttf) fonts. Then paste them in the directory usr/share/fonts after that I'...
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Unity Dash to search only in Documents

I have a document (LibreOffice Calc Spreadsheet) which is in my ~/Documents folder. However, I have the same file (older version of it) on a mounted drive. In the past few weeks I have opened the ...
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Trying to convert ppt to pdf using libreoffice ---headless -convert- topdf with php script

When used below command on the command line it working file libreoffice --headless -convert-to pdf ".$sourse." -outdir outputolder/ but, if use in php script nothing happen. Can anybody provide ...
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How to open .fodt files in LibreOffice by default?

I'm using .fodt files because I need apply control version systems and git works better with .fodt files than .odt (.odt is binary, while .fodt is xml, more similar to plain text). My problem is that ...
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Why can't I use the HUD with libreoffice in Ubuntu 12.10? [closed]

I'm using Ubuntu 12.10 with the latest updates installed, and the global menu works in LibreOffice, even if it is a bit buggy. However, I can not use the HUD with LibreOffice. No matter what I search ...
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How do I “print” to a PostScript file from LibreOffice Write?

Using OpenOffice with 10.04 I was able to print to a Postscript file, but I find I can't do this with LibreOffice and 12.04 - print-to-file goes to PDF. I want this feature so that I can use a ...
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LibreOffice prints everything half size [closed]

Ever since I printed a document from Evince in landscape orientation, LibreOffice Calc / Writer refuses to print anything correctly. It is scaling everything by 0.5x and rotating it. To get the same ...
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LibreOffice Calc - Perform operation on every nth cell

I would like to copy every 10th cell from a column of several thousand. Is this possible?
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Does LibreOffice have an “Outline View” similar to Microsoft 2010?

I need to know where to find and how to use something similar to the outline view like in Microsoft Word?
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TimesNewRoman in LibreOffice [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: LibreOffice missing certain Microsoft fonts I'm using ubuntu 12.04 32bit. And i need to type texts in Times New Roman. Any ideas how to install TimesNewRoman in LibreOffice ...
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Can you create a presentation outline in LibreOffice Writer?

I'm taking a Microsoft PowerPoint class and I want to know if it's possible to create a LibreOffice Impress presentation outline in LibreOffice Writer. My computer has LibreOffice and it so far has ...
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libreoffice3.5 disappears from ubuntu12.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I resolve unmet dependencies? It seems that libreoffice disappears from ubuntu12.04 after upgrade. I wanna reinstall it by sudo apt-get install libreoffice ...
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Slide pane in impress not on the left side [duplicate]

I accidentally moved my slide pane in Impress from the left side and I don't know how to put it back.
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OpenOffice Calc doesn't show up in the alt-tab window switcher

I just upgraded to ubuntu 12.04, and it's mostly working. My biggest problem so far: OpenOffice/LibreOffice Calc doesn't show up under the task switcher. When I pres alt-tab to change windows, I can ...
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Is it possible to open an Access 2010 database file without using Wine or VirtualBox?

I have a .accdb file created with Microsoft Office 2010 and I want to know if it is possible to open it with some native Ubuntu application like LibreOffice or OpenOffice, I know LibreOffice has ...
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Why has Libreoffice stopped being visible in Unity

In the past few days, Libreoffice has stopped playing nicely with Unity. When I have any of its components running, the icons in the taskbar don't have arrows next to them, and Alt-Tab doesn't show or ...
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Cannot install LibreOffice [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Fixing Broken Packages How to install Libreoffice 3.5.4 in Ubuntu 12.04? What is wrong with Ubuntu repositories? sudo apt-get install libreoffice Reading package lists......
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how to upgrade libexttextcat-data

sudo apt-get upgrade Los siguientes paquetes se han retenido: libexttextcat-data 0 actualizados, 0 se instalarán, 0 para eliminar y 1 no actualizados. Cualquier ayuda . Gracias
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Why LibreOffice keeps saying the document is locked for editing?

I created file LinuxNotes.odt some time ago and yesterday I edited that same file at my work place and I was in Guest account when I edited that file. Now whenever I open that file any where else ...
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When can we get Libre offfice 3.6.0? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install the latest stable version of LibreOffice? When can we get Libre office 3.6.0 in ubuntu 12.04?
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How can I open .db files?

I've imported a .db file from my android device and I wish to open it using Libreoffice Base or something similarly basic with a simple GUI. How do I achieve this?
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Are there any options in Libre office to save files directly in Google Drive by default?

Are there any options in LibreOffice to save files directly in Google Drive by default? Other than Oog2google extension.
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LibreOffice Writer Header

Every time I hover my cursor over the top/bottom of a page it displays a small box to add a header/footer I am quite irritated by this behavior. How do I turn this feature off?
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Problems with ttf font rendering under LibreOffice

Microsoft TTF-fonts such as Calibri and Cambria aren't rendered correctly at certain page zoom levels: (I installed the Microsoft fonts manually by placing them in the ~/.fonts directory and ...
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Sync custom dictionary: firefox & libreoffice & ubuntu & MS office in windows

Something I've wanted to do for years is have all custom dictionaries synching so i never have to add the same words ever again. There are some guides for how to sync windows MS office ...
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How to uninstall LibreOffice?

Which package should I remove to completely remove libreoffice? I have no need for office tools. That's the one gripe I have with package managers like apt, there's no simple way to perform the ...
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Why Ubuntu 12.04 is shipped with Libre Office? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What office suite will be used in 11.04? Ubuntu 12.04 is shipped with Libre Office and before that all versions 10, 9, 8 were shipped with Open Office. If Libre Office is ...
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How do I change the default format of a shape (drawing object) in Impress

When I create a new rectangle from the Drawing toolbar in OpenOffice Impress 3.4.1, it has really ugly formatting (line color, line width, and fill color). I believe I inadvertently changed the ...
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LibreOffice 3.6.0.4 Calc saving as Tab delimited

I am using LibreOffice Calc, latest version. I like to save my document in "Tab delimited" - that "Tab delimited" is a feature in MS Excel and then one can open up the document in Windows 7 - Notepad. ...
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Problems with LibreOffice 3.6.0.4 rendering MS Office 2007 documents

I currently have 10.04 installed with the latest version of LibreOffice. Before, I used to work in Windows 7 and MS Office 2007. Most if not all of my documents is in Word and Excel format. Now I am ...
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LibreOffice latest version color sort

I would like to arrange my cells according to color. I have a mix data cell with different colors in between, and would like to arrange them so all the same colors are with each other... Is it ...
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Libre office (read only) issue

I run ubuntu 10.04 with the latest version of LibreOffice (the one release the other day). When downloading a document - like something in excel in my firefox, and want to open it, it opens up in read-...
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Missing ODBCConfig for SQLite and LibreOffice Base

I have used OpenOffice Base as a front end for SQlite databases, in 10.04 linked via ODBC. I am updating to 12.04, so I loaded LibreOffice Base, looks just like OObase. I have 12.04 on one drive and ...
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12.04 stills shows libre office updates even it is uninstalled

I uninstalled all libreoffice but the update manager still shows libreoffice updates, (I uninstall it from software center). How do I remove this updates or remove libreoffice completely?
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Will 12.04 get LibreOffice 3.6 and later?

I see references to PPA's, etc. for latest LibreOffice. My question is more whether Ubuntu 12.04 LTS will get the latest stable releases of LibreOffice going forward?
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Input/output error when updating LibreOffice

I am having problems installing the libreoffice-help-en-us update. Details gives me this: dpkg-deb (subprocess): failed to read on buffer copy for failed to write to pipe in copy: Input/output error ...
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Set so that LibreOffice Impress will go straight into show slide mode

When I start my libre office presentation, I would like it to go automatically into slide show mode. How can I do so? [With Microsoft Office you can do this by renaming a presentation to .pps (from ....