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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Libre office and in line editing

I can't know for certain if this problem has been raised and solved before in this forum, as I don't quite know what the proper term is to describe it. When I go back to previous paragraphs in libre ...
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How to link inserted images by default in LibreOffice writer?

I often have to deal with documents using multiple images -- as e.g. Howtos, short documentations, or even books with many examples. Always when I start a new document with LibreOffice Writer and ...
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Searching through ODT documents without opening them?

Let's say I have 2000 .ODT files. Their names are random numbers. How do I go about searching for, let's say, "pricing list"? How do I find the document I need without opening all of them one by one ...
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Cannot install LibreOffice 3.6 from binary

So, I downloaded the main installer for LibreOffice 3.6 from the official website, because it hasn't yet arrived in PPA. Followed the instructions just as the ReadMe file suggests (navigate to the ...
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Can't retrieve minimized LibreOffice Writer

When I minimize an open document I am working on in LibreOffice Writer, it disappears into the launcher panel. It does not show any little white arrow beside the LibreOffice writer icon. When I click ...
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Unity launcher Libre Office bug [closed]

Hi all whenever I open a Libre Office document in 12.04 it has invisible icons in the launcher (see screenshot) This is really distracting and bugs the crap out of my OCD. It happens even when ...
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Error converting thousands of documents with LibreOffice

I am trying to convert several thousand documents from LWP (Lotus Word Pro) to DOC. When the converting process gets to around 250 (To 229 in some cases, 248 in others, 245, etc.. It gets near 250) ...
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How to search within pdf and other documents, other than simple text, preferably using a GUI?

Is this possible in principle? It seems to me that search tools like gnome-search-tool, Catfish and Searchmonkey can search within text files, but not within other more complex documents like pdf or ...
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I need help copying data from a table in LibreOffice Base to Calc

I am copying the data in a Base table and pasting it into a Calc spreadsheet. This should just work, but I when I do it, each column from the table is spanning three columns in the spreadsheet. I ...
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In libreCalc how do you change who the file is created by?

Ok I know this isn't exactly a linux question, but does anyone know how to change who created the file. In microsoft excel it's prepare but there doesn't seem to be an actual way to edit it that I've ...
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How can I make creating a PDFs collaboratively easier?

Files are often send around to coworkers as PDFs as the can be read everywhere. How can doing this be made easier?
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libreoffice file->New overlays File menu

Ubuntu 12.04, I have a dual screen setup, left laptop screen (1st monitor), right 24 inch display (2nd monitor) When I position Libreoffice in the top left corner of the 2nd monitor and go into the ...
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How do I disable an update of a single item?

I have LibreOffice installed with the Faenza Icon hack. The hack uses the Crystal icon pack. Whenever I update the Crystal icon package, it removes the hack. Is there a way to stop this from happening ...
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Is there a way to insert a worksheet directly to Libre Office Writer?

In MS Office Word, I can insert a worksheet directly from the Insert tab. Is it also possible in Libre Office 3 Writer, that is to insert a worksheet within the program, without the need to open a ...
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Access denied - error code 70 [closed]

I cannot open my most recent (and most important) text document in Libre Office, a pre publication draft of a book. It's the only document this has ever happened to - all others on my pc are ...
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How to write vertical sentences in libre office writer?

I would like to know how to type sentences vertically in libreoffice word and libreoffice impress, thanks
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How to convert docx to doc with terminal

I looked around in google to see if there was a way to convert docx files to doc through the terminal and I found some potential solutions using perl's xmllib, but I was wondering if there was another ...
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How to install Libreoffice 3.5.4 in Ubuntu 12.04?

I want to know how to install LibreOffice 3.5.4 in Ubuntu 12.04. I heard that it has many improvements over its earlier versions.
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Why does dpkg give me this parsing error?

Any time I try to install software or updates, I get the following message (or a slight variation): dpkg: error: parsing file '/var/lib/dpkg/available' near line 10650 package 'libreoffige-writev': ...
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Updates in libreoffice in main repository [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why do the Repositories not have the latest upstream versions? Why don't the Ubuntu repositories have the latest versions of software? Why does LO in the main ...
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How do I change the watermark colour in LibreOffice PDF exports?

I'm an avid LibreOffice user, and sometimes I use it to generate sensitive PDFs (meaning, for preview purposes; I'm a writer). Recently I tried the watermark feature for PDF exports, but it's an ugly ...
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How Can I Install LibreOffice Base?

Useful info: I have tried running sudo dpkg --configure -a and sudo apt-get install -f with no result. I am running Kubuntu 11.10 (the updater is far too unreliable to ever be trusted with ...
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How do I apply the Unity theme to LibreOffice on Kubuntu?

I installed Kubuntu 11.10 and installed Unity on it. But still LibreOffice follows the KDE icon theme . How do I get Ubuntu's default icon theme in LibreOffice?
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Merge Multiple Documents and Convert to One Pdf in LibreOffice from Terminal

In my Ubuntu Server 12.04, I am converting all .docx files under a directory to .pdf files with this command: libreoffice -headless -convert-to pdf:writer_pdf_Export *.docx Can I merge multiple ...
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Is there a good alternative to libreoffice? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Are there alternatives to LibreOffice? Hello I don't like libreoffice so much, in my opinion it's too slow. Is there a nice alternative?
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Why is my LibreOffice so slow?

Every time I start LibreOffice, I have to wait 3 minutes before I'm able to start working (screen is grey). Why? Are there any ways to fix this problem? Regrets Malte
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Where can I download Liberation Font family for use on Windows 7? [closed]

To improve compatibility between Word and Writer, I would like to be able to show people how to install the Liberation Font family in Microsoft Word. Does anyone know where I can download a ...
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How to make Liberation Sans the default font in LO Writer?

LibreOffice Writer defaults to Liberation Serif. How do I make it default to Liberation Sans instead?
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Libreoffice Base reports not working after upgrade to Ubuntu 12.04

After upgrading his computer to Ubuntu 12.04, my Granddad's reports in all of his LibreOffice databases no longer work, even though the underlying queries still work. Sorry for so little diagnostic ...
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SmART Gallery extension on LibreOffice not working

I'm trying to install SmART Gallery extension in LibreOffice but i get the following message: (com.sun.star.registry.CannotRegisterImplementationException {{Message="", ...
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Which options of LibreOffice Impress are unreadable?

Could anyone tell me what is unreadable in this German version of LibreOffice Impress (3.5)? Just go to File → Export to PDF: It is impossible to change the windows size to unveil it (bug report). ...
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LibreOffice PDF exporting issue - transparent objects

When I export my presentation to PDF the first slide, whose master slide has a white and transparent field turns black and transparent. Anybody has an idea what is going on?
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Is it possible to install LibreOffice from Ubuntu DVD to Ubuntu studio?

Because of download restriction, I would like to know if it is possible to install LibreOffice (or other software) from Ubuntu 12.04 DVD to Ubuntu studio? I have Ubuntu studio 12.04 installed and ...
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Deleting empty lines in LibreOffice Calc

In Libre office calc I have a bunch of cells that contain empty lines. A single cell looks like this: How can I delete the empty lines from the cells to get cells that look like this: I do not ...