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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Thumbnails for certain formats not appearing in Nautilus

The following formats do not have an icon in Nautilus: .odt .odb And, some of my older documents are missing their thumbnails, all of which are either .odt or .odp. I just purged and reinstalled ...
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How do I select a subset of the available fonts for a particular application [closed]

Having all those exotic fonts (for an European), like Chinese, Hindi or Russian fonts, is nice for a web browser. You never get those ugly unicode blocks and get the original glyphs instead. However, ...
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LibreOffice: Open in current program by default?

I often need to open pipe delimited .txt files in LibreOffice Calc. However, once I have Calc running, if I do File > Open and select a spreadsheet with the extension .txt, it opens it in Writer ...
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Libreoffice3.5 applications opening in new icon

Whenever I open up a program from Libreoffice3.5, it will open in its own launcher icon. For example, if I click on my docked "Writer", it will open it up in another icon. Here's a screenshot: ...
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Is LibreOffice Writer able to read properly Ms Office Word docx Files? [closed]

Is LibreOffice Writer able to read properly Ms Office Word docx Files? I think it can't and users should be aware of it! I tried to open many documents .docx created with Ms Office 2007 and appeared ...
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Problem when trying to install Libreoffice 3.5.1 due to lock file

I tried to install Libreoffice 3.5 from PPA, but this problem appears: ERROR: unopkg cannot be started. The lock file indicates it as already running. If this does not apply, delete the lock file at: ...
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Why doesn't LibreOffice work with the HUD?

So I have tried out a couple daily builds and beta 1, and love HUD. However, currently LibreOffice does not play nice with HUD and I was wondering if there was a way to make it work with HUD. Kinda ...
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Libroffice Colour Palette

The default color palette almost only have hard colors and the alternative software has some basic colors and them several shades. To obtain the same effect in libreoffice we must change by hand the ...
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how to create table and paste in libreoffice

I use Ubuntu 11.10 and Libreoffice.I want to do some thing shown in this video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rh7EQirZvoQ using Libreoffice and Ubuntu. I want to know how can I create table in ...
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different values in one column

Is there a way to get all different values in one column in libreoffice-calc? If I have a sheet looking like that: column1 column2 column3 A B C A B C A B C A ...
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What word processor can manage left and right pages separately?

I was after a word processor that can manage left and right pages separately so I can have my text on the right pages and my illustrations on the left pages. I know LibeOffice can set "left page" and ...
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LibreOffice can not save documents on shared SSH drive - all other applications can

I'm having a problem with Libre Office (all the applications). I can not save a file to any networked drive (using SSH to network). I keep getting a message that I do not have the necessary user ...
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Nonprinting Characters no longer appear

I can't figure out how long this has been going on, but it finally started to drive me crazy: in Libre Office writer, absolutely nothing changes when I toggle the "Nonprinting Characters" button. ctrl ...
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LibreOffice image problem

Why my LibreOffice can't show images. It showing images like this: Can someone help?
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Why is the LibreOffice icon just an X with a circle around it?

The LibreOffice icon looks OK from within the menu or launchers, but in the window decoration and in the dock it turns into a big X with a circle around it. I'm using Kubuntu 11.10, by the way, with ...
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Why are menus in LibreOffice not rendering correctly and how can I fix this?

With most programs, context (right-click) menus and other menus have a shadow under them to indicate that they're separate from the rest of the program. This makes them easy to read. In LibreOffice, ...
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LibreOffice have global menu in 12.04? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why isn't lo-menubar installed by default in LibreOffice? In 11.10 there was no global menu support for LibreOffice, I wanted to know if this was going to be fixed ...
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Type Greek and other Physics symbols in Libreoffice Impress?

I am preparing a presentation on some physics concept for which i need to write 'phi', 'phi dagger', and Hamiltoninan symbol, Is there anyway to do it on libreoffice impress or should i ask my friend ...
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Is there any other software that can make PPT except libreoffice impress? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Light easy to use Presentation software I'm running lubuntu now, which uses lxde as its desktop manager. LibreOffice Impress seems a little not compatible with lxde. So ...
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LibreOffice Calc goes grey takes lots of CPU cycles

When working on the Calc (spreadsheet) many time the screen goes grey and CPU cycle shoots up to 100% for a very long time and the app is not responsive. Also slows down other open apps etc due to CPU ...
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Install Faenza icons on libreoffice 3.5 toolbar

According to a WEB UPD8 post from july 2011, it is possible to install Faenza-styled icons on LibreOffice toolbar. I can't install Faenza the traditional way on LO 3.5 (i.e., changing the toolbar ...
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How to “properly” downgrade LibreOffice versions

I am using the stable LibreOffice PPA, which just pushed out 3.5.0 and I (foolishly) upgraded from 3.4.5. Now my LibreOffice is broken, with all sorts of issues like icons and launchers not ...
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LibreOffice Math not working… how to start troubleshooting?

After update to LibreOffice 3.5, I can no longer create/edit equations with Math. If I insert an equation or try to edit an old one, I will not get the windows split at the bottom of the screen where ...
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Can we use Microsoft Excel keywords in ubuntu's office as we are now using in Windows XP?

Please inform me about this as soon as possible.11.04 1. Also tell me that after installing ubuntu,is there any need to install all the MS-Office again? Or we could be just able to carry on with our ...
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Libreoffice 3.5 won't launch from Desktop Shortcut: Ubuntu 11.10 Unity

I've upgraded my Libreoffice to the recent 3.5 version. Before, I was using LO 3.45 and it had no problems on launching from the Desktop Shortcut. Anyways, when I upgraded and tried to create a ...
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Libre Office Button Titles are Black

When I open a document in Libre Office Writer all the toolbar button's titles are black. Anyone seen this before? I can just barely make out what the text is. It wasn't this way before and I ...
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Some Word documents are not opening with LibreOffice

I have several of documents in Microsoft Word 2003 or later format. Few of them are opening using LibreOffice and few of them don't. They just open and immediately get closed. I tried changing their ...
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What is the way to get the latest version of LibreOffice?

Should one use the PPA or manually install the .debs from http://www.libreoffice.org? Is there any difference between the two? How long does it take for the ppa to upgrade to the latest version?
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How to fix LibreOffice 3.5 to start from launcher icon?

Recently I installed LibreOffice 3.5 from debs (including the ones for desktop integration. Since then it behaves in a weird manner. Basically it won't launch from launcher shortcuts. Example: dash ...
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How to remove all images from a ppt files?

I have a big (~250Mb) ppt file (created on windows i guess) with much text and some images (high definition). I have to drop all images (i dont actually need to save them, just rip them out the ...
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How do Ubuntu LibreOffice builds differ from vanilla LibreOffice builds?

I've got a question about LibreOffice that's been bugging me since OpenOffice: The versions of LO that come on the Ubuntu disc or from the PPA always have nice font rendering, but whenever I download ...
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How to open word 5.0 files?

I tried Libreoffice but failed. I used the file command, but it only recognizes the file as "data". Is there a way to open a very old format like a Word 5.0 file? After I use catdoc,it shows ...
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No page number in first page

I am writing a document and it is required that the first page (title page) has no page number and the second page starts with page 2. I don't know how to remove the footed only in page 1 and leaving ...
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I cannot find anything in LibreOffice help [closed]

I have packages libreoffice-help-en-gb and libreoffice-help-en-us installed. LibreOffice 3.4.4 OOO340m1 (Build:402) pre-installed on Ubuntu Oneiric Here is the screen shot. Error message: No ...
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how to type in indic language from English US keyboard

I opened libreoffice 3.0 (Ubuntu 11.10) and selected Lohit Hindi font in the fonts selection column. Downloaded the charachter map of English and Hindi keys as given here ...
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Openoffice calc - Find out monthly growth based on yearly growth [closed]

I know there is a built-in function for that but can't remember what it is. Let's say I have a number, 10, and over a period of a year that number has increased by 100% to 20. I would like to figure ...
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Editing of a saved LibreOffice writer document in MS WordPad

I am new to Libre Office. I have a problem with the format in which to save a office document (when comparing to Microsoft office) I have set up my Libre office writer doc (call it a master ...
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MathType and LibreOffice Math comparison

In my office my team and I are going to type texts in the future which will include mathematical signs. Two programs are being proposed: LibreOffice Writer + Math or Microsoft Office + MathType. I ...
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Can no longer open a password protected Libreoffice .ods

Well, this is fun. I have a couple of .ods files, password protected. After installing last Ubuntu updates, including Libreoffice 3.4.5, I can no longer open those files. I'm using 11.10 x64 ...
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How do I get LibreOffice with Presenter Console to display notes and next slide?

I am running LibreOffice 3.4.3 with Sun Presenter Console 1.0.3 on Ubuntu 11.10 on a Dell Inspiron 1545 laptop. I would like to be able to view the notes for the current slide on my laptop while the ...
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LibreOffice won't start?

Every time I click LibreOffice in the menu, it returns this error: Failed to execute command "libreoffice --writer %U".Failed to execute child process "libreoffice" (No such file or directory) ...
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Changes made in LibreOffice impression master slides are not seen in presentation

I need presentation frequently for my teaching, when I want to make changes presentation wide using master view it is not shown in presentation and I need to do it manually for each slides
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LibreOffice (Writer, Calc, Impress) not appearing in launcher

There is a problem with LibreOffice Calc, Impress and Writer (sometimes gedit too) that when I open a file the minimize, maximize and close buttons in the upper right corner are not displayed. In this ...
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Alternatives to LibreOffice

What alternatives to LibreOffice (specially LO Writer) does Ubuntu come with. I have seen Abiword there but are there others?
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How to activate kerning in LibreOffice?

My fonts are horribly unkerned in LibreOffice. Example: Here's a comparison, LibreOffice on top and Inkscape below. As you can see, LibreOffice messes up the kerning. The font is Ubuntu, 10pt in ...
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How to update LibreOffice to the latest version? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install the latest stable version of LibreOffice? I'm new to Ubuntu. I've Ubuntu 11.10 with LibreOffice 3.4.4 installed. But, I heard that is a newer version of ...
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The slide show is not working in LibreOffice

When I create a presentation in LibreOffice and click the button for slide show, nothing happens, the screen gets sort of freezed, its frustating. Besides, image viewer also works no more.
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How to plot on log-type axis with LibreOffice Calc

I have some data and want to represent it on log type x-axis How to do that with LO Calc?
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Why computer dosent shut down, reboot or log out when i start Libre Office Quick Starter [closed]

Why computer dosent shut down, reboot or log out when i start Libre Office Quick Starter? And when libre office quick starter is working can i logout or shut down computer?
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Where can I obtain nightly-builds of LibreOffice?

Is there a PPA with nightly builds of LibreOffice? Or some another source that I can add to my sources.list such that I can try nightly-builds of LibreOffice? I know about the various ways to get the ...