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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Zotero/LibreOffice icons in Xubuntu 13.10

I've seen various fixes and have tried a bunch (all with varying degrees of success - explained below), and this is the sort of pertinacity thing which really annoys me - No icons in LibreOffice for ...
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Editing file in Ubuntu One

I have uploaded a file to ubuntu one. I got to edit it and update it very often. Is there any I can in which I can edit file(spreadsheet) in ubuntu one? I used Google Drive, I could create and manage ...
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Cannot re-install libreoffice after purge

I wanted to substitute the default LibreOffice by OpenOffice. To do so I followed the instructions on this link How do I install OpenOffice.org instead of LibreOffice? After doing it I didn't get ...
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Format problem docx File in Libre Writer?

I've asked this thread before: Problem with Libre Office in Ubuntu 13.04? Now the problem is just the reverse. Openning a docx file in Libre Office Writer shows a kind of format problem like font, ...
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Problem with Libre Office in Ubuntu 13.04?

I dont have a printer, and I use Ubuntu 13.04. The problem is, I write in Libre Office writer. Whenever I take those files for a print out in a Computer cafe, they use MS office 2010 and all my ...
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Guest Session - Data lost

I installed Ubuntu 12.04LT sometime ago in my pc. I also enabled Guest session option. My sister was using the Libre Office writer in the guest session, wrote a document and saved it. After restarting ...
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Dislplay as icon option is missing in libreoffice

How can I get "display as icon" in Libreoffice while creating OLE object in ubuntu as well as windows. Please reply anyone. Regards, Afreen Bano
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Why can't I execute libreoffice?

I'm a newbie in Ubuntu and I'm using Ubuntu 13.10. This week I've removed libreoffice packages (using synaptic) from my system because I understand that an upgrade of libreoffice would fix a bug ...
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Can't select postgresql in libre base

After freshly installing Ubuntu 13.10 (64 bit) and Libre Base 4.1 (using the software center) the selector for PostgreSQL databases is missing. Can't figure out what might be missing. I installed all ...
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What is the difference between “Save as” and “Save a copy”?

Programs like LibreOffice and PDF readers sometimes need to open a file (say, the user downloaded and opened a file from Firefox) as read-only. When that is the case, and the user wants to save the ...
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How to delete pre-installed Libreoffice from KDE?

I installed Libreoffice 4.2 (yes, beta release, much better) when I was on Ubuntu, but then, I installed KDE desktop and Libreoffice came together with KDE. So now I have 2 libreoffice installed, one ...
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How to make cover page using Libre Office?

I'm trying to make a cover page using LibreOffice. But where is the cover option? I can't find it out.
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Daily stock closing price in Libreoffice

How can i import stock closing prices from financial websites like Yahoo Finance? There is a option to 'download to spreadsheet' on website, but it contains High,Low etc.. I just want closing prices.
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could not copy 'formula' from input line in libreoffice?

Why I can not copy formula from the input line in libreoffice so that I can use that in different file? I can select it but not copy it. Thank you.
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Libreoffice 4.1 stable upgrade Ubuntu 12.04

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, and I'm a little confused with all the info on how to update, upgrade to LibreOffice 4.1. I want to "replace" my preinstalled LibreOffice 3 with LibreOffice 4.1 but I want ...
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Calc - adding series to a chart

I created an x-y chart in LibreOffice Calc. Now I want to add series. Currently what I do is: Right-click the chart -> Edit. Right-click the chart -> Data Ranges. Click Add. Manually write the ...
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Fill the area below/above an x-y curve in Calc

I want to draw a plot with the points: y >= f(x) where f(x) is some function I define. Using an x-y plot, I can draw only the function: y = f(x) Using an area plot, I can draw an area of a ...
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How to fill a webpage form automatically from a spreadsheet?

I am working on a form filling process. Every time, I go to spreadsheet and copy the data, to paste on web site continuously so I feel bore and wasting time . I want to automate the process with a ...
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Can't install Libreoffice of OpenOffice

Two weeks ago I converted my windows machine to Ubuntu. I made the mistake of deleting LibreOffice to load OpenOffice which I have been using for years. OpenOffice appears to load correctly but is ...
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Editing watermarks from docx documents in libreoffice

I got a word docx document from an MSoffice user which has a "Draft" mark as a water mark for pages. This appears as an object in Libreoffice named "PowerPlusWaterMarkObjectxxxx". Is there any simple ...
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Does this PC meet hardware requirements for any Ubuntu distribution? [closed]

I have a very old PC with 1 GB RAM and a 800 Mhz AMD Duron CPU, 40 GB HDD. I need to run on it a distribution on which I can run LibreOffice (I need good .doc compatibility) and Firefox (or ...
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How to print longbod landscape size paper correctly in Ubuntu 13.10?

when I want to print "longBond" size paper in Landscape in libreoffice, printer can not print correctly! in Ubuntu 12.10 I solved this by disable CUPS and using only "Generic Printer" I added this ...
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Writer feature for interweaving the lines of multiple paragraphs. ie: musical or theatrical composition

Doable in Libre Office ? Doesn't need to take solid paragraphs and interweave them.Just need to set it up. So it does it as I type them. The problem with manually doing it is every time I edit the ...
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How can I override some pages without numbering in LibreOffice Writer

How can I override some pages without numbering in LibreOffice Writer? For example: I want to write document with 20 pages (numbering in the footer) but the pages (1st, 10th, 15th and 20th) without ...
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Images pasted/embedded in Writer document disappears when exported to pdf

pictures/images/graphics/eps embedded in LO 4.1 writer document disappears when exported to pdf. What should I do ?
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How to use LibreOffice Impress arrows

Dumb question alert! I can't figure out how to make an arrow in LibreOffice Impress. I'm aware of the standard documentation and I found the drop-down arrow item on the toolbar, but just can get it ...
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Libre Office Base List Box

I have 4 tables setup. This is for a course of mine and is an example DBMS. Tables: fields Categories: CategoryID, CategoryName, CategoryDescription Customers: CustomerID, FirstName, ...
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Unable to change the position of page numbers in a LibreOffice Impress presentation

My page numbers are not working. They appear in the upper left corner of each slide, but only halfway on the page. How can I reposition the page numbers? The obvious solution is not working: I'm ...
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Libreoffice Writer cannot open a file. “General error. General input/output error” [duplicate]

When I try to open a Libreoffice Writer file, this error appears: "General error. General input/output error". The file is stored in my local file system (in the Dropbox folder). File permissions are ...
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LibreOffice freezes when accessing remote files (Samba / SMB share)

I am working on Ubuntu 13.04 and i have a network in which there are also some windows PCs. When i try to open some excel or word file from the windows PC, LibreOffice hangs and shows a white screen ...
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Can I recover a former version of a libreoffice document?

I've searched high and low for an answer to this and haven't been able to find one, so hopefully someone here can help. I was working on an essay and had made substantial progress but had to take a ...
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How to run Libreoffice calc [duplicate]

When libreoffice calc is install in simdock libreoffice calc can not open how can you write in the correct command. Thanks.
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why spelling checker and grammer checkers are not there in LibreOffice

Why the libreOffice dose not detect any wrong words or wrong grammar, even I followed and I did what they mentioned in this site but no result.Can any one know how get them
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How to run libreoffice writer in simdock

Simdock can not find libreoffice whit the command soffice.bin, and what would you write more to open up office in simdock. thanks.
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Ubuntu w/ LibreOffice on a Tablet PC - does it have inking capabilities?

Ubuntu w/ LibreOffice on a Tablet PC - does it have inking capabilities? i use mt Tablet PC (TPC) solely for it's inking capabilities. Micro$oft Word actually has inking capabilties, so i use it all ...
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Printing 2 sides per page does not work anymore since update to 13.10

I used to often print documents with 2 pages per side to save paper. Since I have updated to Ubuntu 13.10, this no longer works properly. The problem seems to be with the rotation. Because if I ...
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How to display page number in Bangla Language in LibreOffice Writer?

I was trying to get the page numbers in Bengali Language in LibreOffice. I've tried by enabling CTL from Tools > Options > Language Settings > Languages. Then from Tools > Options > Language Settings ...
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how to replace pictures in Libre Office document [duplicate]

I have a document that I want to use as a template every so often, I will change the pictures and some of the Documents, but want to keep the general layout. I have been able to do the replace picture ...
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libreoffice Python Uno support for Python 2.7 on Ubuntu Saucy 13.10

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 13.10 and discovered that the python-uno package is no longer available. Instead I find a python3-uno package. Unfortunately I need Python uno libreoffice support for ...
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How do I install LibreOffice on 10.04 Server?

I follow @Seth's answer to install LibreOffice4 on the server. How do I install LibreOffice 4? I run dpkg -i *.deb without any error (as root). Then I didn't see any desktop-integration folder. Then ...
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How to extract matrices from QtOctave to LibreOffice Calc?

I have a large matrices created using QtOctave which is simply impossible to rewrite it to spreadsheet program, just using copy-paste won't put each number into separate cell. How do I export these ...
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saving xls as csv with libreoffice calc

I am using LibreOffice 3.5.7.2 Build ID: 350m1(Build:2) and would like to run LibreOffice calc from the terminal to open an .xls document and output to .csv. I can do this via the GUI by just opening ...
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LibreOffice Writer is very laggy in 13.10

I had to do a project in which involved using tables in Writer. It became extremely laggy to the point where I could no longer use it i.e stop responding. I'm running Ubuntu 13.10 and would appreciate ...
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How to set LibreOffice to record and show changes by default?

I would like to modify the default behavior of LibreOffice so that it records and shows changes that I make. Can I do that?
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set libreoffice localization in command line

I installed libreoffice 4 in an ubuntu 12.04 server environment to convert files (PPT, exel, word) into PDF while uploading. how can I configure the libreoffice localization in command line so that ...
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how to write Arabic numerical on libreoffice? [duplicate]

i am using libreoffice and i write only English numerical and now i want to write Arabic numerical instead of English numerical but i can't to change it please any one can help me what is the step to ...
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How to update Libre office?

is there a way to update Libre office (i don't mean remove this version and a fresh install of new version !) i don't want to waste my internet (i want to just update it - My Ubuntu is 13.10)
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How to reinstall LibreOffice from CD?

I switched to KingSoft Office a few months ago and decided to remove LibreOffice completely. But now I regret, I want to install LibreOffice again and uninstall KingSoft. But after I check the latest ...
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Is there a LibreOffice equivalent to microsofts office themes?

I've used MS office for many years now. Especially powerpoint. One of the strengths is that it defines and separates the concepts of template and theme. A theme can be saved and contains fonts, ...
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Why did my LibreOffice icons change and how to I get the old ones back

LibreOffice now has the icons in this screenshot and I don't like them, I checkmarked everything in the software center for all libreoffice apps. When I saw the look I started to look for names that ...