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 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 ...
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Why isn't lo-menubar installed by default in LibreOffice?

Will I face any problems by installing the lo-menubar to give libreoffice global menus in Natty? I'm wondering why it isn't installed by default. Are there stability problems or anything?
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Global application menus implemented for LibreOffice in stable release?

The Natty betas never implemented Global Menus for LibreOffice. Have Global Menus been implemented in the stable release of Natty?
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How do I get the Presentation Minimizer to work in LibreOffice Impress?

I want to use the Presentation Minimizer tool in LibreOffice, on Natty 64bit. I have the package libreoffice-presentation-minimizer installed (it is enabled by default). In OOo, the minimizer tool ...
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My .odb database spikes the CPU in OpenOffice and LibreOffice [closed]

my database is in .odb format, and it does not work in 9.1, 10.04, 10.10, openoffice OR 11.04 beta libreoffice but works in xp, w7 and fedora 14 The biggest issue i'm facing is that it takes minutes ...
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Did the gtk-integration of LibreOffice improve with 3.4?

In these release notes (http://wiki.documentfoundation.org/ReleaseNotes/3.4#GUI) it reads that the gtk-integration should be improved. Does it look completely native now?
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How to decrease LibreOffice icons size?

I'm using a netbook which runs Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Narwhal Beta. This new interface is really exciting and it's creating very effective experiment on daily use. As you know, there are still some ...
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How do I enable the libreoffice quickstarter in unity?

I would like to get my quickstarter to show in unity, or replace it with an indicator. Is this possible?. I tried Unity 2D, and to my shock, it works there, but refuses to work in unity proper.
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Full-screen problems with LibreOffice/Unity

I use a netbook (Asus eeePC 1005ha). Often I work full screen in libreoffice writer. I've noticed that when operating in a maximized window, unity locks up and sometimes freezes both programs. ...
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LibreOffice missing certain Microsoft fonts

I don't have these fonts: times new roman, arial and calibri..., like in microsoft office? What can I do?
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Reinstalling OpenOffice.org

I removed OpenOffice.org and installed LibreOffice about a month ago. LibreOffice cannot spell-check and i would like to go back. However Ubuntu gives me dependency problems and I cannot reinstall ...
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What would make a font available for desktop options, but not in an app like LibreOffice?

I've installed the TrueType version of the Lucida Grande font from my Mac. It seems to show up fine when setting desktop options for screen, system, document, menu, titlebar, etc. However, it will ...
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Some Fonts don't appear in LibreOffice

I installed some fonts (mingliu.ttc) by putting them in ~/.fonts/ The font is visible in other applications (such as Abiword & Firefox). But it does not appear in the font menu of LibreOffice. ...
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How do you refresh formulas in OpenOffice/LibreOffice Calc?

I started using LibreOffice and when I had laid out the formulas I pressed F9 like I normally did in Excel and nothing happened. I couldn't figure out what was the keyboard shortcut to refresh and ...
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OO Impress incredibly laggy when resizing text

For some reason whenever I try to resize some text area it takes about a second or two to respond. I didn't experience this when I had 9.10 and, I think, the same version of OO. I have no idea on how ...
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Does LibreOffice Support AmiPro Format (.sam)?

I was reading that LibreOffice was finally opening up in supporting many of the formats that were eventually been closed in OpenOffice every time an update appeared. I see that Lotus 1,2,3 and WordPro ...
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Opening files in LibreOffice logs out and returns to the login screen

I was working with some .pptx presentations, and when I opened a new .pptx file, a tty appeared and the system reloaded back to the Ubuntu login screen. Since then, every time I open LibreOffice ...
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Why doesn't LO/OOo look completely native?

I am not talking about the Win 98 look, but even with the gnome-integration installed buttons look a bit weird and there are sometimes black lines where there shouldn't be any. Why?
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How to maintain document compatibility between LibreOffice and other office suites?

When I save a document in LibreOffice and try to open it in Office 2007 for example, most or all of the paragraphs moved somehow. For what I found out is that the document has Widows and Orphans. How ...
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How to install LibreOffice 3.3.1?

How do I install the new version of LibreOffice (3.3.1) in Ubuntu 10.04? I have installed the PPA for LibreOffice but no updates show up.
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What language(s) can I use in LibreOffice for macro scripting?

Not finding any info online; I hope somebody here knows. It was Python in OpenOffice; is it still Python? Or are they moving to gasp VBA?
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How can I automatically create a list of files and folders in a given folder in LibreOffice Calc?

How can I automatically create a list of files and folders in a given folder in LibreOffice Calc ? I'd like it to have as much info as possible (size, name, folder hierarchy...) sorted in nice little ...
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Greek Letters rendered incorrectly in LibreOffice

Using an old archive that I have (with Maxwell's equations), the Greek letters display as squares. I tried to change something in the alphabet but even the fonts don't have any Greek letters (they ...
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Why does LibreOffice look old?

Why does LibreOffice look like this? Looks old...
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How do I get Japanese characters showing correctly in OpenOffice?

I get little squares for Japanese characters, even after installing a few Japanese packages like openoffice.org-l10n-ja, language-support-fonts-ja, etc. Already tried logging off and restarting ...