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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Libreoffice writer freezes my system - nothing appears on the terminal

When i try to open Libreoffice Writer it just stops loading after the progress bar moves for the first time. My panel's clock freezes at the same time and the only way to regain control of the system ...
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Is it possible to add a quicklist to the Libreoffice Writer icon in the Launcher showing my most recently opened documents?

Is it possible to add a quicklist to the Libreoffice Writer icon in the Unity Launcher showing my most recently opened documents?
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Libreoffice 3.3.2 Export to PDF option only lets me export entire documents

After installing Natty 11.04 (Kubuntu), I noticed that the "Export to PDF" menu item does not present a dialog allowing me to select pages of the document. I can export the entire document only. ...
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LibreOffice shows many icons on the Launcher, what can I do about this?

When I run LibreOffice it shows another icon at the launcher. If I open new files it will keep showing new icons for each file. When I run it from the terminal it does not return any error messages. ...
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Will LibreOffice advance ahead of Open Office eventually?

Examining the differences between LibreOffice and Open Office and trying to understand what it's all about, would it be correct to assume that LibreOffice will eventually be overtaking Open Office in ...
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Missing Math Symbols in LibreOffice/OpenOffice [closed]

I've had this problem for about six months, but I haven't been able to find a solution. When viewing documents with writer or presentation containing math symbols/fonts, some of the symbols are ...
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Will LibreOffice 3.4 be included in an update?

Ubuntu 11.04 ships with LibreOffice 3.3.2 In a few weeks LibreOffice will publish a new Version LibreOffice 3.4 Will Ubuntu release this update like a new Version of Firefox? (a few days after the ...
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Why isn't lo-menubar installed by default in LibreOffice?

Will I face any problems by installing the lo-menubar to give libreoffice global menus in Natty? I'm wondering why it isn't installed by default. Are there stability problems or anything?
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Global application menus implemented for LibreOffice in stable release?

The Natty betas never implemented Global Menus for LibreOffice. Have Global Menus been implemented in the stable release of Natty?
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How do I get the Presentation Minimizer to work in LibreOffice Impress?

I want to use the Presentation Minimizer tool in LibreOffice, on Natty 64bit. I have the package libreoffice-presentation-minimizer installed (it is enabled by default). In OOo, the minimizer tool ...
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My .odb database spikes the CPU in OpenOffice and LibreOffice [closed]

my database is in .odb format, and it does not work in 9.1, 10.04, 10.10, openoffice OR 11.04 beta libreoffice but works in xp, w7 and fedora 14 The biggest issue i'm facing is that it takes minutes ...
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Did the gtk-integration of LibreOffice improve with 3.4?

In these release notes (http://wiki.documentfoundation.org/ReleaseNotes/3.4#GUI) it reads that the gtk-integration should be improved. Does it look completely native now?
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How to decrease LibreOffice icons size?

I'm using a netbook which runs Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Narwhal Beta. This new interface is really exciting and it's creating very effective experiment on daily use. As you know, there are still some ...
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How do I enable the libreoffice quickstarter in unity?

I would like to get my quickstarter to show in unity, or replace it with an indicator. Is this possible?. I tried Unity 2D, and to my shock, it works there, but refuses to work in unity proper.
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Full-screen problems with LibreOffice/Unity

I use a netbook (Asus eeePC 1005ha). Often I work full screen in libreoffice writer. I've noticed that when operating in a maximized window, unity locks up and sometimes freezes both programs. ...
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LibreOffice missing certain Microsoft fonts

I don't have these fonts: times new roman, arial and calibri..., like in microsoft office? What can I do?
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Reinstalling OpenOffice.org

I removed OpenOffice.org and installed LibreOffice about a month ago. LibreOffice cannot spell-check and i would like to go back. However Ubuntu gives me dependency problems and I cannot reinstall ...
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What would make a font available for desktop options, but not in an app like LibreOffice?

I've installed the TrueType version of the Lucida Grande font from my Mac. It seems to show up fine when setting desktop options for screen, system, document, menu, titlebar, etc. However, it will ...
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Some Fonts don't appear in LibreOffice

I installed some fonts (mingliu.ttc) by putting them in ~/.fonts/ The font is visible in other applications (such as Abiword & Firefox). But it does not appear in the font menu of LibreOffice. ...
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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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OO Impress incredibly laggy when resizing text

For some reason whenever I try to resize some text area it takes about a second or two to respond. I didn't experience this when I had 9.10 and, I think, the same version of OO. I have no idea on how ...
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Does LibreOffice Support AmiPro Format (.sam)?

I was reading that LibreOffice was finally opening up in supporting many of the formats that were eventually been closed in OpenOffice every time an update appeared. I see that Lotus 1,2,3 and WordPro ...
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Opening files in LibreOffice logs out and returns to the login screen

I was working with some .pptx presentations, and when I opened a new .pptx file, a tty appeared and the system reloaded back to the Ubuntu login screen. Since then, every time I open LibreOffice ...
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Why doesn't LO/OOo look completely native?

I am not talking about the Win 98 look, but even with the gnome-integration installed buttons look a bit weird and there are sometimes black lines where there shouldn't be any. Why?
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How to maintain document compatibility between LibreOffice and other office suites?

When I save a document in LibreOffice and try to open it in Office 2007 for example, most or all of the paragraphs moved somehow. For what I found out is that the document has Widows and Orphans. How ...
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How to install LibreOffice 3.3.1?

How do I install the new version of LibreOffice (3.3.1) in Ubuntu 10.04? I have installed the PPA for LibreOffice but no updates show up.
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What language(s) can I use in LibreOffice for macro scripting?

Not finding any info online; I hope somebody here knows. It was Python in OpenOffice; is it still Python? Or are they moving to gasp VBA?
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How can I automatically create a list of files and folders in a given folder in LibreOffice Calc?

How can I automatically create a list of files and folders in a given folder in LibreOffice Calc ? I'd like it to have as much info as possible (size, name, folder hierarchy...) sorted in nice little ...
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Greek Letters rendered incorrectly in LibreOffice

Using an old archive that I have (with Maxwell's equations), the Greek letters display as squares. I tried to change something in the alphabet but even the fonts don't have any Greek letters (they ...
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Why does LibreOffice look old?

Why does LibreOffice look like this? Looks old...
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How do I get Japanese characters showing correctly in OpenOffice?

I get little squares for Japanese characters, even after installing a few Japanese packages like openoffice.org-l10n-ja, language-support-fonts-ja, etc. Already tried logging off and restarting ...
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Error while installing spellchecker for LibreOffice

When I run this command: sudo apt-get install aspell aspell-en dictionaries-common hunspell-en-us myspell-en-us I get the following error: Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that ...
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Problem installing LibreOffice

I followed the instructions for installing LibreOffice found here, which are basically the same instructions found all over askubuntu and the web in general. I followed the instructions (including ...
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LibreOffice takes 30 seconds to start. OO started almost immediately

Installed LibreOffice, no problems but when I click on LibreWriter it takes 30 seconds before it's ready to go. I played with Memory in Options, no improvement. I unchecked Java, no improvement.
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Changing column numbering system in Calc (spreadsheet), Not the formatting

I am trying to convert a numbering system in an old dbase file. I have manage to open it in calc and, before I use it as a table in a new database created with base, there is a field (column) I would ...
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LibreOffice RC1 deb package difficulties [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I fix “malformed line” errors in sources.list? I seem to be running into some difficulties with the acquisition of the latest libreoffice deb pkg. When I type ...
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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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Presentation with many fullscreen video

I am currently creating a presentation (like power point). I have tried multiple applications to create this presentation but there are some problems. I have tried Ease: Program is not stable ...
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Is it safe to install LibreOffice alongside OpenOffice.org?

I would like to try out LibreOffice, but I'm worried about messing up my existing OpenOffice.org install. Can LibreOffice be safely installed alongside OpenOffice.org?
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Mass printing ODT documents

Is there a faster way to print multiple ODT documents besides opening each one in OpenOffice/LibreOffice and printing each document separately? It would be great if I could just select multiple ...
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What office suite will be used in 11.04?

Which office suite will be used in Ubuntu 11.04? Open Office or LibreOffice?
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How to install LibreOffice? (replacing OpenOffice.org)

On 10.10 how do I get rid of Openoffice.org, and install LibreOffice without borking my system?
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What is the difference between OpenOffice and the newly created LibreOffice?

What is the difference between OpenOffice and LibreOffice? I understand that LibreOffice is another fork that is going to be developed. I have used OpenOffice since v1 and am wondering if there is a ...
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How to force panel not to be on top?

I am trying to present a full screen slideshow using OOo Impress, but the top panel stays on top of the slideshow. I went to Slideshow->Slideshow Settings... and made sure Always on top was ...