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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Read-only + ACPI PCC probe failed

For almost a week now, I get the black screens with ACPI PCC probe failed; starting version 219 and Welcome to emergency mode!. I know this was already debated here. But this is not what bothers me ...
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Convert an .odp to HTML to insert into email

I have created a single page document in Impress which includes images, text boxes, hyperlinks and some plain rectangles with varying degrees of opacity that I want to convert to HTML to insert into ...
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Libre office opening a copy of original file instead of original file?

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04. When I try to open a saved Libre office file, it opens a copy of existing file for editing and saves as another file. Multiple copies of same files are created upon editing ...
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Adding Page numbers in libre office

I wish to add page numbers to a large MS-Word (or whatever it is in Ubuntu) document . I have browsed a couple of answers but none of them solve my problem. The problem is whenever I add a page ...
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Hebrew doesn't work in LibreOffice

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04.5 with LibreOffice. I was able to write documents in Hebrew without problems and at some point Hebrew stopped working. I have no idea what caused this problem, but now I ...
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Whether Page Border Options are available in Libre Office Writer 5?

I Could see the Page Border Option in Microsoft-Word but not in Libre Office Writer-5 which is Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 's default one !!! Is there any options are available regarding to that in Libre Office ...
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Libreoffice .docx format

This question has already been asked here, but a long time ago. I am using libreoffice to write my report but I also need to open it in Microsoft word 2013. When I am saving my file with .docx ...
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How to open a file with LibreOffice Writer from Terminal?

I use LibreOffice Writer a lot, but I really do hate getting around in a GUI, I much prefer the CLI, so is there any way to open a file using LibreOffice Writer through the Terminal?
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How do I view Writer menu?

This is a beginner's question, since I have not used Ubuntu for 3 years. In a fresh, updated 15.04 installation, in Writer, when I open an existing document I get the usual toolbars, but no menu. ...
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How to get rid off Grey bar in Libre Office?

While Copying some texts from Internet to Libre Office a grey bar appears as like that screenshot that i have attached, why so? How to eliminate this ? What is the reason of that? I'm using Libre ...
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Is it possible to write Kindle ebook with LibreOffice

I intend to self-publish a book on the Kindle platform. Adobe PDF is one of the supported formats in which you can submit your book. Since I'm using Ubuntu, is it possible for me to use LibreOffice ...
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Shortcut(s) for refreshing/reapplying AutoFilter in LibreOffice?

Googling didn't yield anything conclusive (yet). So here we go: This is as far as I got: (not very far) Starting from https://forum.openoffice.org/en/forum/viewtopic.php?f=9&t=26178#p202739 and ...
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How to add libreoffice 5.0 links to dash

I have removed libreoffice 4.2 from my ubuntu 14.04 machine by using: sudo apt-get purge libreoffice* And then I have installed libreoffice 5.0 extracting files from the downloaded package, and ...
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Easiest way to upgrade LibreOffice 4 to 5 on 14.04 [duplicate]

Title, pretty much. I currently have LibreOffice 4.2.8.2 on Ubuntu 14.04. I'm just wondering what the easiest way to upgrade to the new LibreOffice 5 is, without creating duplicate applications or ...
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Using Telugu in Libre office writer

I am using Ubuntu 12.04LTS. I have installed Lohit Telugu. I have added keyboard layout Telugu in keyboard app. But I am unable to type in Telugu in Libreoffice writer. I tried ctrl+space. I selected ...
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Libreoffice 5 does not starts - error while loading shared libraries

After installation of all .deb of LibreOffice 5, failed to start any application of LibreOffice. it crashes. Using 14.04 Ubuntu. Message libreoffice5.0 javaldx: Could not find a Java Runtime ...
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How to install LibreOffice 5.0 in Ubuntu? [duplicate]

Libreoffice 5.0 was just released. tried sudo add-apt-repository ppa:libreoffice/libreoffice-5.0 But cannot add PPA: 'ppa:~libreoffice/ubuntu/libreoffice-5-0'. The team named '~libreoffice' ...
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Running libreoffice with intel graphics in a dual graphics amd environment

I am using Ubuntu 14.04.02 on a Dell Inspiron 15-5547, AMD Radeon HD R7 M265 dual graphics with the fgrlx drivers. When switching to the intel graphics and running Libreoffice calc (I use 4.4.5 from ...
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Simple query in LibreOffice Calc

I have a simple LibreOffice calc worksheet with 3 columns and 1000 rows. I want to create a list of 1000 sentences which are created from the 3 columns using a certain template, e.g: "Person A ...
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Libreoffice writer file format problems, how to change the file format from one to other format, PDF to any other?

How will I change formats in libreoffice writer, If I have anything in PDF format, then how can I change that formats of same material to formats like Doc and differents? How can i change my ...
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LibreOffice menu items: missing icons and highlight

Some menu items are missing the icon, but instead a rough checkbox-like style icon is displayed. Menu items are not highlighted when mouse is over. The same for some contextual menus. This is ...
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Libreoffice+Python: Importing additional packages

I wrote some Python scripts that I use to get data from the web. These use the Selenium Webdriver bindings. This works fine with the system version of Python that I access via the terminal. I'd now ...
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LibreOffice applications causes system crash

Since upgrading to Ubuntu Gnome Vivid Vervet, opening LibreOffice applications cause system to crash to the login screen with the following error on a black screen: "Error in `/usr/bin/gjs-console': ...
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How do unknown fonts get substituted?

Let's assume I have a foreign text document I open with a text editing tool that recognizes fonts (e.g. LibreOffice Writer). In this document, there might be some fonts used that are not available on ...
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need help with numbering in libreoffice

I am making a document in Libre Office 4.4 ,please consider following situation: 1. this is the first item in main list 2. this is second but something is wrong this is self made list (i dont want to ...
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How to use DDE(Dynamic data exchange) command in Ubuntu

I want to connect DDE with Ubuntu OS... and how to execute these command in libreOffice with DDE. SP Command: SERVER|TOPIC!ITEM SERVER = sptrader ITEM = sp + Product Code What is the my first step ...
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Libreoffice Writer start automatically after login. Ubuntu 15.04, after installing Lubuntu desktop

after installing Lubuntu-Desktop in a regular Ubuntu 15.04 installation i now have Libreoffice-Writer that starts automatically after login. I remember i found the same problem in Ubuntu 14.04 after ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LibreOffice NOT opening

When I try to open LibreOffice it does not open. I have tried to research this and have not found an answer. I tried opening it from terminal and here is the error that I received: ...
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LibreOffice 4.4.4.3 crashes Unity (12.04 LTS)

For close to the last year, I have had problems with LibreOffice randomly crashing my Unity desktop in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Today, I found a consistency to the problem and recorded a video to show what ...
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How to remove all hyperlinks from a LibreOffice writer document ready for publishing?

I have a small book in LibreOffice writer format that I am preparing for self-publishing on Lulu. I have followed the instructions for pdf export that lulu have given for OpenOffice (given that ...
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Inconsistent dialogue box language support for Indian language?

I'm using Indian Language (Marathi) text to search some content in calc with 'find and replace' dialogue box. But when I type Devanagari text in this dialogue box, sometimes I can see the text ...
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File format problem, libreoffice writer is odt format, but i need .pdf, .doc, .docx, .rtf and .txt files format

i need writer formats .pdf, .doc, .docx, .rtf and .txt files only. But in ubuntu 14.04 there is Libreoffice writer that comes with ODT format. So, I am not able to upload my resume in ODT format on ...
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How to type sinhala in libreoficewriter?

I need to type my documents in Sinhala language using LibreOffice writer. Are there any software that will enable typing and reading in Sinhala language
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Why we still cannot edit .xlsx? Or we can and I am using the wrong tool?

I have tried editing .xlsx files with LibreOffice Calc and after I save the changes, I try to open it in Excel 2010 or 2013, but they report corrupted file. So I still, today, have to use Windows ...
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Libre Office won't open

Anything LibreOffice will not open. I can open it if I switch user to guest. I have searched and gotten many results for this problem, so that it seems to be common, but the answers are ...
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Libreoffice Calc refresh many times in print preview

in Libreoffice Calc 4.4 or previous versions when want to check print preview, like zoom in/out ,screen refresh many times untill to show preview! I tried to increase memory size of Libreoffice but ...
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Looking for consistency in editing keystrokes, specifically Crtl+Right

There are two different ways that a Ctrl+Right is interpreted in Ubuntu; I'm running 15.04. In this Firefox window, Ctrl+Left goes to the beginning of the previous word, and Ctrl+Right goes to the ...
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Uneven character spacing on any pdf document opened with LibreOffice

Any pdf file that I open on Ubuntu 14.04 using LibreOffice (version 1:4.2.8-0ubuntu2) has uneven character spacing, making it difficult or impossible to read. I tried removing and reinstalling ...
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LibreOffice sort function is very slow

I am using LO 4.2.8.2 on Ubuntu 14.04. I have 4G of RAM, 23% of them are used for background processes. When I try to sort a calc sheet by selecting the whole sheet, I get very slow response, more ...
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New version of LibreOffice file reverts back to previous version

I worked on a file in LibreOffice. I saved it as a .docx file. Let's call this version 1 of the file. Later today, I opened the file, made very important changes over the course of several hours, and ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 crashes or freezes when I select text in LibreOffice

Ubuntu 15.04 crashes or freezes when I select text by dragging with the mouse in LibreOffice Writer. It also occurs to me when I click on the menu to select it. The only solution is to turn the PC ...
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open office not installing with libreoffice

dear friend I want install openoffice with libreoffice I don't want remove libreoffice . in terminal Errors were encountered while processing: openoffice4.1-debian-menus_4.1.1-9775_all.deb how to ...
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Crash of Ubuntu 15.04 working in Libre office

Ubuntu 15.04 crashes or freezes when I select text by dragging with the mouse in LibreOffice Writer. It also occurs to me when I click the menu to select it. The only solution is to turn the PC off ...
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QuickTime and a decompressor are needed to see this picture

I have a LibreOffice Impress file, which I downloaded from the internet. Most probably it was made with something equivalent on a Mac, since all the pictures are replaced with this message: ...
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How to view large comments in spreadsheet properly in Libreoffice?

I have got a spreadsheet which has some very large comments in some cells. The last part of these comments is not properly visible as in the screenshot. How can I read the text in the comment ...
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Make sure LibreOffice 4.4 Impress presentation is correctly viewable with old OpenOffice 2 or MS-Office 2010 versions?

I am creating a presentation with LibreOffice 4.4.2.2 Impress on Ubuntu. It will be shown on a Win7 computer with MS Office 2010 and OpenOffice 2.2 or 2.4 (can't remember). How can I make sure my ...
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Data manipulation of libreoffice calc (spreadsheet) using terminal commands

Is it possible to manipulate data in LibreOffice calc (spreadsheet) using terminal commands. I have a spread sheet with loads of data in csv format and i want to do data manuplation from terminal ...
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How to stop LibreOffice Writer from crashing While working with Cornell notes!

I have already tried the steps listed in this AU thread to no avail(A.K.A That is what I've done to troubleshoot the problem). Basically any time I try to line up my summary text to their ...
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LibreOffice is really slow refreshing the UI

I am using Ubuntu 14.04LTS and I haven't really had much luck using LibreOffice. I am currently using LibreOffice v4.2.8.2 build ID: 420m0(build:2). I attempted to switch to Open Office and this ...
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How to make Libre office writer start from the page I left off at?

Every time I open a file in Libre Office writer, I am at the begining of the document, is there a setting that can be changed for the files to be in the location tat was closed last time, or worked in ...