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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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 I have downloaded a newer version of the package lo-menubar which doesn't work either.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?
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How do I add English-UK thesaurus and other locales to LibreOffice?

I have been trying to use English-UK thesaurus in LibreOffice but so far cannot get it to work. I have installed mythes-en-us as only it was available in repos. As suggested in some forums I searched ...
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Is there a way to install lo-menubar as per-user local extension?

I'm using multiple LibreOffice profiles; one for normal work, second for some pseudoheadless automation with vncserver and macros, like: soffice -calc ...
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Can I try LibreOffice 3.4 without installing it?

I'd like to try the new version but don't want to replace the old version. Are there any binaries I could use?
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How to switch language spellingcheck on the fly when changing keyboard with alt-shift?

i just recently installed ubuntu 11.04, english version that comes with libreoffice. I also installed Greek language. Is there some way to make Writer recognize my input language (English - Greek) ...
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Why isn't LMRoman17 font available in libreoffice?

LMRoman17 is installed by default in Ubuntu. The font file is lmr17.pfb. I can use this font in the gimp, but not libreoffice writer. The strange thing is that LMRoman10 (lmr10.pfb) IS available in ...
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Any chance an exception could be made for a LibreOffice 3.4 update — so Natty can get Global Menus?

Just wondering if we will all have to wait 6 months to get Global Menu support in LibreOffice? It'd be nice if Ubuntu made one exception and updated LibreOffice to 3.4 so we could get Global Menus ...
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LibreOffice 3.3.2 “Export to PDF” option doesn't work

After installing Natty 11.04 (Kubuntu), I noticed that the "Export to PDF" menu item doesn't work. I am thinking about doing an uninstall-reinstall. Has anyone else had this problem, or it is a known ...
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How can I stop LibreOffice from randomly crashing?

Libreoffice keeps on crashing randomly. It will do this when I am typing and when I am switching desktops or anything. There is no patter to it. I need some help here. Anyone had this problem or ...
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Enable replace image feature in LibreOffice

One of the programs I use heavily in Ubuntu is Open/LibreOffice as part of my work specifically Draw. I recently upgraded to Natty 11.04 (clean install) obviously this has meant switching to ...
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LibreOffice page preview problem [closed]

When the menu bar is enabled for LibreOffice, every time I click on the page preview, the program crash.
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How to copy/paste a table from LibreOffice Calc to LibreOffice Writer

I am trying to copy/paste a 4 column table from LibreOffice Calc to LibreOffice Writer but when I paste it, it makes a table extraction from Calc. I also created a table in LibreOffice Writer using ...
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Libreoffice writer freezes my system - nothing appears on the terminal

When i try to open Libreoffice Writer it just stops loading after the progress bar moves for the first time. My panel's clock freezes at the same time and the only way to regain control of the system ...
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Is it possible to add a quicklist to the Libreoffice Writer icon in the Launcher showing my most recently opened documents?

Is it possible to add a quicklist to the Libreoffice Writer icon in the Unity Launcher showing my most recently opened documents?
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Libreoffice 3.3.2 Export to PDF option only lets me export entire documents

After installing Natty 11.04 (Kubuntu), I noticed that the "Export to PDF" menu item does not present a dialog allowing me to select pages of the document. I can export the entire document only. ...
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LibreOffice shows many icons on the Launcher, what can I do about this?

When I run LibreOffice it shows another icon at the launcher. If I open new files it will keep showing new icons for each file. When I run it from the terminal it does not return any error messages. ...
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Will LibreOffice advance ahead of Open Office eventually?

Examining the differences between LibreOffice and Open Office and trying to understand what it's all about, would it be correct to assume that LibreOffice will eventually be overtaking Open Office in ...
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Missing Math Symbols in LibreOffice/OpenOffice [closed]

I've had this problem for about six months, but I haven't been able to find a solution. When viewing documents with writer or presentation containing math symbols/fonts, some of the symbols are ...
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Will LibreOffice 3.4 be included in an update?

Ubuntu 11.04 ships with LibreOffice 3.3.2 In a few weeks LibreOffice will publish a new Version LibreOffice 3.4 Will Ubuntu release this update like a new Version of Firefox? (a few days after the ...