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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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 ...
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How do I export customized Libreoffice config files?

Is this possible? I want to make my own config file for my customizations that I can apply whenever I reinstall my system. For example, Ubuntu's default font color is just stupid. I want it to be ...
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Where can I download pretty extra templates for LibreOffice Impress?

Where can I download pretty extra templates for LibreOffice Impress or OpenOffice.org?
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How to convert .tex into .odt?

I wish to convert a .tex file into an .odt file. Can you suggest a good step-by-step solution?
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How can I open libreoffice-impress with the task pane being hidden as default? [closed]

I often use libreoffice-impress to open some .ppt files, and usually I just read them, needn't modify them. So, the task pane is not needy. But, every time I open a .ppt file, the task pane is shown ...
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Problems with LibreOffice Impress?

I am a big fan of Ubuntu. I have recently switched from Latex to LibreOffice Impress for PPT because it seems that with Impress you can quickly create slides. I am using LibreOffice 3.4.4 OOO340m1 ...
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Why did ctrl-f stop working in LibreOffice?

I've basically settled into Unity, but one constant that is kind of giving me agita is that in LibreOffice Calc (and Writer) ctrl-f does nothing. I can go to edit > find ... and the edit menu even ...
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How can I contribute to the LibreOffice dictionary?

I always add words to my LibreOffice dictionary (standard.dic), but I would love to make those words available to other users by contributing to the project's dictionaries. Is there a way LibreOffice ...
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How does one find out the command line corresponding to GUI app (eg, LibreOffice Writer)?

How can I run LibreOffice Writer from the command line? Basically, what is its command and how do I get to know what's the command to run a particular application in general?
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Transform .odt document into PDF compatible with Adobe Reader 5 with embedded fonts

I need to create PDFs out of .odt documents, for submission on an online application website. It is required that the PDFs be "compatible with Adobe Acrobat Reader version 5 or higher, with embedded ...
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After installing libreoffice-gnome LIbreOffice not visible in ALT+TAB-Switcher [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why doesn't the libreoffice icon appear on my launcher when running? after installing libreoffice-gnome when I run LibreOffice i cannot switch to it's windows via ...
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Graphical bugs with Gnome-Shell/Libreoffice and Intel X3150 [closed]

I am using Ubuntu 11.10 on my Asus 1215N with a Intel X3150 and this is what happens when I use gnome-shell or libreoffice (just some examples) : Gnome-Shell Glitch 1 ...
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Are there alternatives to LibreOffice?

Is there any alternative to LibreOffice? It seems to unfamiliar to MS office users. I found while running certain presentations in .ppt or .pptx it is not fully compatible.
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Launching LibreOffice Files - Unusual Window Behaviour

Ubuntu 11.10 Unity. If I launch LibreOffice Files (ODS, ODT, ODP) with a double click in their home folders they launch with the appropriate application (Calc, Writer, Impress) however the application ...
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Libreoffice writer is missing its icon. Where should I put a replacement?

The other libreoffice programs all have their icons in place but I get the 'blank icon' icon in unity's launcher. Any idea of the directory I should place a replacement icon or how I can get it back? ...
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Upgrading Libreoffice 3.4.3 to 3.4.4

I have LibreOffice 3.4.3 (Build:302) installed on my Ubuntu 11.04 machine as shown below. I have learnt that a new version of LibreOffice 3.4.4 is released recently. Could some one tell me how can I ...
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Problems with installation on Xubuntu 11.10 LibreOffice

Good afternoon, I have a problem when installing Xubuntu LibreOffice in 11.10. I open the console and add the PPA and all goes well, the problem arises when I give the order to installation. san-san ...
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Can OpenOffice Calc read web services to populate fields?

I have created a web service that provides me with sales data from our corporate ERP system. We are going to use this to drive some "dashboards" showing this data graphically. For testing/ ...
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How do I use LibreOffice's 3d transitions in Impress?

How can I get the 3D transitions working on Impress? I got a presentation coming soon, and as a requirement of the course the professor want us to use transitions on our "Power Point" chapter, ...
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Is there a utility to transpose a .csv file?

I have some csv files with too many columns for LibreOffice Calc to open, but only a few rows. If I can transpose the csv file, it should be ok as Calc can deal with very many more rows than columns.
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English dictionary in Libreoffice [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to install a LibreOffice Dictionary (Spelling Check, Thesaurus…) Currently, spell check doesn't work when 'English (UK)' is selected in Tools > Language. It ...
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How to install a LibreOffice Dictionary (Spelling Check, Thesaurus…)

What are the steps to install the Spelling Check and other language supports for LibreOffice. For example spanish, french, italian, etc..
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libdjvulibre21 failed installation/upgrade to version 11.10 of Ubuntu

While upgrading to Version 11.10 of Ubuntu, I noticed that the (aptitude) package libdjvulibre21 failed installation. After instllation, I was prompted that one package had failed installation, and ...
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Error in installing LanguageTool-1.5 on LibreOffice

I am getting the following error while installing the latest LanguageTool-1.5 on LibreOffice. I have already uninstalled the previous languagetool using the below command. Please help me to install ...
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How to install Google Docs extension in Libreoffice?

I want to install a Google Docs extension in Libreoffice such that I can import and export all my documents to and fro. I have tried these instructions but they don't seem to work properly. Is there ...
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Unable to print from LibreOffice [closed]

I recently upgraded to Oneiric and am having a strange printing problem. I can print just fine from Evince, Firefox, and presumably all programs that use the standard Gnome printing backend (as ...
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Problem printing in LibreOffice Writer but not in Adobe Acrobat Reader or Evolution

I recently upgraded to 11.10. I use an HP LaserJet P1102w printer. Since the upgrade, LibreOffice Writer does not print several letters. Adobe Viewer and Evolution do print perfectly, as before. ...
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Calc formulas show up in English, how can I use them in my native language?

I'm a brazilian user and after update to ubuntu 11.10, my LibreOffice (that here is called Broffice) is having some formulas in english and it has always being in portuguese. Like Sum always was Soma, ...
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How do I edit MediaWiki articles from LibreOffice Writer?

The LibreOffice extentions page says that the Wiki Publisher is included as a standard feature in 3.3. This was not true for me although I am running LibreOffice 3.3.4 OOO330m19 (Build:401) tag ...
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Can't open .xlsx file with LibreOffice

.xlsx files are not opening in LibreOffice 3.4.3 in Ubuntu 11.10. Could not open "ABC.xlsx" Archive type not supported.
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LanguageTool on LibreOffice installing error

When I'm trying to install LanguageTool for LibreOffice I get: "an error ocurred writing or reading from a file".
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libreoffice application does not use unity launcher [closed]

Please fine below the image. In this, you may observe that though libre writer is up, unity launcher does not have blue arrow. And clicking on it, does not bring back the application window. Any ...
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Why doesn't the libreoffice icon appear on my launcher when running?

When we run an application, its icon would appear on the launcher and so we can call it back after minimize it. Specially, a little triangle would kepp appearing near the icon, meaning this ...
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Auto convert odt to pdf

I am creating a few documents in Libre office and I have to always send them as .pdf. but each and every time I forget to export it as pdf , So is there any way to auto convert the .odt document into ...
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How do I remove an extension from LibreOffice 3?

I click the remove button, but nothing happens... Is there any way to remove an extension? I have 3 to get rid of.
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How do I create a state transition diagram?

I am drawing a state transition diagram using LibreOffice draw on Ubuntu 11.04. I am able to get almost everything that I needed except the final state. Typically we use two circles embedded in for ...
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Is libreoffice able to open all the word2007+mathtype documents totally correct?

Because I write many document with office word 2007 + mathtype. I'm not request for libreoffice can edit mathtype's equations, but I want to know libreoffice can open all the office word 2007 ...
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Impress text autoscaling broken?

Usually the textsize adapts to fit the slide, but on one slide it doesn't work. There aren't any spaces at the end and if I disable the bullets the text scales fine. Is this a bug or intended and is ...
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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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How can I convert an ODT file to a PDF?

Does anyone know how to convert an ODT file (LibreOffice) to PDF?
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error message when opening libreoffice 3.4

sometime back - a month I think - when trying to install Libreoffice 3.4 (not from Ubuntu repository), without uninstalling Libre office 3.3, I installed it, and it was successful too. But felt that ...
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How do I save all images from .xls file?

I've got a xls file with exactly 167 images that I must save and post on a website. The sheer number itself is painful, but what complicates things is that you can't directly save images from Calc - ...
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System hangs when opening a large OpenOffice file [closed]

The file size is of 50 MB (OpenOffice file). While opening the file the system hangs completely. Processor : Core 2 Duo RAM : 1 GB HDD : 250 GB OS : Ubuntu 10.10 Note: I have ...
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Are there any sort of format and style themes/templates in LibreOffice?

I am wondering if there's any kind of predefined or downloadable themes or templates for text formatting styles (Default, Heading 1/2/etc), predefined colors (palettes), bullet styles, etc., in ...