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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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 ...
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LibreOffice Keeps crashing when I start it up? [closed]

Before the load bar is done it freezes my OS up.
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Cannot open .doc files

As far as I understand, LibreOffice Writer should be able to open .doc files. Mine is not working. It says "File type OLE2 compound document storage (application/x-ole-storage) is not supported". How ...
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How to upgrade LibreOffice to 3.4.2

How to upgrade LibreOffice from 3.3.2 to 3.4.2 Final (2011-08-01) on 10.10 I added the PPA sudo add-apt-repository ppa:libreoffice/ppa and tried to use update manager in system -> ...
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How to replace LibreOffice with OpenOffice?

To put it simply, I do not want LibreOffice. How can I remove LibreOffice and install OpenOffice. I have tried installing the .deb packages from the OpenOffice download but nothing visibly happens. ...
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How to add a scrollable table in LibreOffice Impress?

I want to copy/paste a table from LibreOffice Writer that is two pages long into LibreOffice Impress BUT I want it to be shown inside one slide. In this slide I will have the ability to scroll the ...
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Is the ppa of LibreOffice to be considered safe for the system?

I've got some info on the website of Webup8 for adding a ppa from Libreoffice to the system (11.04) in order to get the latest, more stable version, of LibreOffice. I've done that, and I'm pleased ...
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Automatically insert date into filename

Is there a simple way (maybe a script), to automatically insert the current date into the filename of a newly created document either in nautilus or in Libreoffice? A function like that would be ...
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Installing lo-menubar package for Libreoffice 3.4rc

I've had a problem installing the lo-menubar package (Unity integration for LibreOffice menubar). it seems that lo-menubar package has assumed 3.3.3 as default version of LibreOffice. But whenever I ...
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Application menu support for LibreOffice 3.4.1

I have installed LibreOffice 3.4.1. On the website it say that it has global menu support. This doesn't work. I have downloaded a newer version of the package lo-menubar which doesn't work either. ...
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LibreOffice export compatibility with .doc

I know I can open .doc files in LibreOffice, but can I save a new document as a .doc? You used to be able to do so in OpenOffice, but I can't find anything in LibreOffice to do that.
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Presentation Creation Tools

Other than LibreOffice/OpenOffice.org Impress what good presentation making tools are available for Ubuntu? I prefer a GUI tool which can export to PDF as I have to make presentation in Windows PC. ...
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How to make aplications installed in /opt appear in Unity?

Libreoffice 3.4 was installed in /opt and a link to the executable was put in /usr/bin, but Unity search can't find it. Also, if I open Libreoffice Writer, for instance, and ask to keep its icon in ...
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Why does LibreOffice use OpenOffice.org-like icons?

After having solved this issue by uninstalling and installing lo-menubar, I got a weird bug in LibreOffice. The icons now look like the ones of the legacy OpenOffice.org which is not installed on my ...
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How to get back the application menu for LibreOffice after an update?

I do not have the menu bar of LibreOffice in the top panel of my Unity desktop (the Global Menu functionality). Though I have installed lo-menubar. Those are the characteristics of my system: ...
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Is there a way I can use wireless projectors? [closed]

I can connect to the projector but I can't seem to find a way to output my presentations to the projector. I'm using LibreOffice and Ubuntu 10.04. I do quite a few presentations at my work and I am ...
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How to enable libreoffice presentation console on Libreoffice Impress?

Yesterday i browse on synaptic and found this extension libreoffice-presenter-console i found this extension very helpful for me in my presentation in front of my class so i installed it, but i ...
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Cannot close the media player of LibreOffice

I added a sound from the gallery and now I cannot close the integrated media player. I guess it's a bug but how can I close it anyway? The small window doesnt have window decorators.
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File rollback in U1

We have an XLS file that has been corrupted (we use LibreOffice and it appears that some sort of corruption has taken place). The corrupted file then synced to U1. Is it possible to rollback or ...
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Problem opening a large .doc file

I am trying to open a 33 page xxx.doc file which has data in in a table (3 coloumns X 200+ rows) using Libre Office 3.3.2. The files take ~4-6 minutes to open (all other applications and smaller ...
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LibreOffice page numbering

How can I add the page number in LibreOffice so it appears from a specific page to another in the top right corner.
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Will LibreOffice be more “Visually user friendly”? [closed]

I like Libreoffice. It's simple and we can done the work as we should. But, it's my opinion that it isn't "visually user friendly"... I've seen some interesting mockups very cool indeed. However, as ...
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How to apply master font and color to existing slides in LibreOffice Impress

I created a master/template in Impress by selecting: Tools > Options > LibreOffice > Colors to select colors for creating a new gradient Format > Area : Gradients to create the gradient ...
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My libreoffice writer application won't start - fatal error message “caught unexpected exception” [closed]

I am very new to ubuntu and am not very computer savy. If you can help me with this, please use plain language as much as possible.
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Libreoffice Unity Launcher Doesn't Work [closed]

Has anyone else experienced this situation? I can only click one single time on Libreoffice writer 3.4 Unity Launcher. Then, it simply freeses and don't respond... Any way to fix it?
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Graphics problems with applications

For some reason, I've got some graphical issues sometimes. Mostly with AbiWord, LibreOffice (and OpenOffice.org), and Wine applications. I've added some screenshots below t oclarify a bit. This is not ...
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Copy Hyperlinks in LibreOffice

I face the problem that I need to copy a list of hyperlinks from LibreOffice Calc to an HTML file: I created the list in LibreOffice Calc (3.3.2) with the function hyperlink(Link-Text;Link-URL). The ...
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English grammar checkers for gedit or LibreOffice Writer?

Please let me know if there are any efficient English grammar checkers available for gedit or LibreOffice on Ubuntu 11.04.
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How do I export a chart in an image format from LibreOffice Calc?

I want to print some charts from LibreOffice Calc, is there a way to do this?
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How to install LibreOffice 3.4 Final In Ubuntu 11.04 or 10.10

How do I install the final version of LibreOffice 3.4 in Ubuntu 10.10, 11.04 and the latest version of 11.10
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How do I delete one item from the list of 10 “recent documents” in LibreOffice Writer?

How do I delete one item from the list of 10 "recent documents" in LibreOffice Writer?
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Why LibreOffice 3.4 rc 1 missing a shared library that is present on the system?

I'm trying to use LibreOffice 3.4 RC 1 on my system, and at first it was working fine. However when I tried to save a file in writer, it kept failing, so I tried to restart, but found it would no ...
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LibreOffice Window Placement

Firstly, this is not a Unity question, I'm a Ubuntu 'Classic'™ user! What really annoys me is that everytime I open an office document the libre office writer doesn't appear on the current workspace, ...
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Empty file keeps getting synced when I modify any file in a folder

I sync my ~/Documents folder with u1 cloud. Once I modify any file in this folder, instead of a new version there is an empty file with the same name as document upload on the server. And next time ...
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LibreOffice interface is not showing

I just recently installed LibreOffice on Ubuntu 11.04 through terminal the drop down options didn't show at all. please help me to fix thisCant see the drop down options
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Is there a flavour of libreoffice that is better looking

I have set up ubuntu at my office and one thing I hear no end is how ugly libreoffice is. Is there a flavour of libreoffice that looks better??? My colleagues are use to office so when they go to ...
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How do i install Libreoffice 3.4?

I read that it has better GTK+ integration,is faster and java has been minimized . so i wanted to try it . How do i install it ? A PPA would be preferable.
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What is the application of JRE in LibreOffice?

Initially when I installed Natty, JRE was not installed for libreoffice. Later I came to know installing JRE i.e., libreoffice-java-common will lead to performance improvements. So installed it and in ...
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How to open Mac documents .page, on LibreOffice

I need to open text documents. "page" and keynote presentations also keep in osx, how do I open or install this extension in libreoffice?
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Why is it still not possible to shut-down the PC when LibreOffice-quickstart is active?

The bug already exists for a long time (also with OpenOffice), but it seems like nobody can fix it. Why is it not possible to shut-down the PC when LibreOffice-quickstart is active?