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 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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...