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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Why are fonts being substituted in Libreoffice even if they are installed?

I am very sure Arial is installed on my computer, because when I type fc-match Arial I see LiberationSans-Regular.ttf: "Liberation Sans" "Regular" as the output in the terminal. However all the fonts ...
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Removed a program by accident? GUI regression trying to re-install LibreOffice

I was having trouble with a corrupted .docx file yesterday and tried re-installing LibreOffice as part of my problem-solving routine. That entailed first following this Q&A's advice to run: sudo ...
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Text editor disappeared in LibreOffice Math

Here is a screen shot that shows that the text editor of writing equations is missing. How can I retrieve it? Thanks in advance
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How to save print paper size in LibreOffice Calc?

I'm printing many Excel files everyday, each file has many sheets. I'm going to print all sheets together in my own paper size like "longbond" but for every sheet I have to change one by one from "A4"...
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Why Libreoffice 5 is not in Ubuntu Software Center? [duplicate]

Please note that this question is about the reasons why Libreoffice 5 is not in Ubuntu Software Center and not how to install it. Thanks in advance.
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i can't open Microsoft office

i can't open any How to open DOCX, XLSX & PPTX File in linux , im trying to install liberoffice in my device but i get error while install this application anyone can advice me to install any ...
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LibreOffice Impress : transitions poor graphics - problem of LibreOffice or VGA?

I am using LibreOffice 5.1.1.2 on Ubuntu 15.10. The default version 5.0 that comes with Ubuntu 15.10 has no problem. But I wanted to upgrade to 5.1, so I used the solution from this answer. sudo ...
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Change style LibreOffice Calc

The problem is rather easy to explain: how to change the font size/color/boldness of the row/column numbering in a LibreOffice Calc document on Ubuntu 15.10 (LO version is the default 5.0.5.2)? Is it ...
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Festival- how to make speech synthesis read numbers like “1325.25” as “one three two five point two five”?

I am using Ubuntu 15.10. In Libreoffice calc, I am using an extension "read text" to read numbers using Festival speech synthesis. How to set up Festival speech synthesis to read numbers like "1325....
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Libre office modifying/producing overlapping text which was from MS Word document

The document below shows text perfectly in MS Office in Windows. But when I download it in Ubuntu, it has overlapping text. Why so?
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LibreOffice removed (&uninstallable) after Ubuntu 14.04.4 snapshot update

After having accepted the newest updates for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS a "snapshot" (didn't new what this was) was installed. After the recommended reboot the system restarted without LibreOffice. Re-...
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appearance of LibreOffice on Lubuntu

These problem is concerning only the appearance of LibreOffice on Lubuntu. I installed LO via the Software Centre of Lubuntu, but at the end there was a break (it was not finished). Later I tried to ...
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After upgrading to libreoffice 5.1, certain Basic macros work strangely. Why? [closed]

The Basic macros which were working in previous versions are currently not working or working strangely after upgrading to 5.1. What may be the reason? What are the changes in (basic macro coding &...
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Libre Office impress restarts ubuntu after trying to start the application

When I try to open Libre Impress it restarts my computer from the log in screen. The version I have of Ubuntu is 14.04 and the version of Libre Office is 4.2.8.2. This dosen't happen with Calc or ...
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LibreOffice 5.1 doesn't integrate with Unity in Ubuntu 15.10

I have upgraded Libreoffice to 5.1 using official PPA. But the menus don't integrate with Unity bar. I've already tried to uninstall and reinstall with no success. Also, I can't change the icon size ...
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Audio doesnt work in Libre office

I want to make a powerpoint in Libreoffice(5.0.5.2) with mp3 files integrated inside. When I add mp3 files in slides, there is no audio output.I can play mp3 files separately with vlc and other ...
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How make LibreOffice use theme icons instead of its own?

So I have Square icons theme installed in Unity environment and LibreOffice5.1 suite installed manually from deb packages on the official website. The easy solution would be using PPA for LO5.1 but ...
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Libreoffice Ubuntu 15.10

I have been using LibreOffice since Xmas, now it won't start. I think something chunked with my attempt to edit a PDF file. I have removed and reinstalled it from Ubuntu Software Center. The center ...
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How can I force all text in a cell onto the next page in Libre Office / Open Office?

When I make a table in Libre Office, and the text in a cell is too long for the page, it splits the text across multiple pages: How can I make any row with too much text put all the text on one ...
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LibreOffice5 Update

Now that LibreOffice 5 is out can we expect an update soon? I am using 4.2.8.2 just now on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and can get the update directly but would prefer the updates via Ubuntu automatic system.
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Xubuntu 14.04 64 bits Canon LBP6030 install

I want to install Canon Laser Printer LBP6030. I downloaded Linux_UFRIILT_PrinterDriver_V120_uk_EN.tar.gz file from Canon website. I installed the deb files: cndrvcups-common_3.30-1_amd64.deb and ...
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adding ppa for LIbreoffice 5 doesn't upgrade libreoffice 4 in Lubuntu 15.04

I've added the ppa for Libroffice 5 on my Lubuntu 15.04 machine with the following commands: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:libreoffice/ppa sudo apt-get dist-upgrade However, it doesn't upgrade my ...
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Libreoffice fails to integrate with unity

I've just upgraded Libreoffice from 5.0.4 to 5.1 and I've noticed that menus don't integrate anymore with Unity bar. Any hints on how to proceed? I've already tried to uninstall and reinstall with no ...
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LibreOffice, GTK3, and Lubuntu 14.04 LTS

OS: Lubuntu 14.04.3 LTS fully updated Kernel: 3.13.0-77-generic I've just installed LibreOffice Version: 5.0.4.2, Build ID: 1:5.0.4~rc2-0ubuntu1~trusty1 like this: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:...
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Can Microsoft Office open Libre Office files? [closed]

I need to do my homework on some sort of text editing program I’m thinking of using Libre Office but I'm not sure if Microsoft Office can open it since my school use Microsoft Office (they use ...
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Black toolbar icons error o LibreOffice 5.1

After installing this new version this problem appeared. It didn't existed in LibreOffice 5.0.4. The only plug-in I have is Zotero.
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I can't send libre office document as attachments

On a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04.1, with thunderbird 38.5.1, a revision of LibreOffice 4.2, LO 4.4.7.2 and LO 5.04.2 fail to attach documents from the File|Send|Email ... options. Thunderbird's ...
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Is there any program for ubuntu which handles pptx file properly?

When I open up a pptx file with LibreOffice/OpenOffice some of the contents,text,style,colors get messed up. I searched in the web but couldn't find any proper solution for this. Can anyone help me in ...
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Libre office dots between words / not displaying documents properly

First LibreOffice opened with nothing but the title bar every time, regardless of the file. Here's a picture of what I mean!here's a picture of what I mean]1 This person seemed to have a similar ...
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Does the Spanish dictionary work on Ubuntu 15.10?

I was wondering if someone has tested dictionaries on Ubuntu 15.10? I have found old posts and installed the Spanish dictionary from here but it wont let me choose it and I cant correct my documents ...
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Thunar and LibreOffice are very unstable since a while (2 weeks)

Since something like 2 weeks, in my Ubuntu Studio 15.10 installation, I've noticed that Thunar (file manager) and LibreOffice are very unstable. They are closing without any reasons, no error messages,...
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LibreOffice screen issue

Into my Ubuntu Studio 15.10, the LibreOffice suite (Writer, Calc, Impress, etc.) has an issue: As you can see, the screen is not full fill (at right and lower sides). Why is it this way? How can ...
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libreoffice and ubuntu 14.04 gui problem

I have some problem with libreoffice window resize: screen after window resized I already tried with version 4.2 and 5.0, the result was the same. Any suggestion? lspci -k | grep -EA2 'VGA|3D' ...
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How can I open a Microsoft Word document securely?

I got an email in my spamfilter with an attached Microsoft Word document. How can I view that file securely on Ubuntu. The 'from' email header shows that it is from a copy machine, but it could very ...
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My screen goes black with a few lines of code on the top for a few seconds then goes to login screen

I have Ubuntu 15.10 and when I use Liberoffice 5 and I have it maximized, so when I click on the menu bar my screen goes black with a few lines of code on the top for a few seconds then goes to login ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Adding #10 Envelope to Samsung M2070

Running Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop, got Samsung M2070 added as my printer. Trying to print #10 envelopes from LibreOffice, when I ctrl+p, the preview shows letter size paper. Clicked properties and saw ...
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Is it possible to open docx files that have been saved in Ubuntu's LibreOffice in Microsoft Office?

Here's exactly what I mean by that. Let's say I pulled a Microsoft Office docx file off the Web. I know I can easily open it up in LibreOffice and make changes to it. I'm also able to save it. If I ...
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How to create username from firstname lastname initials in csv file?

I am using libreoffice and would like to create USERNAME from initials of firstname lastname entries in csv file. my csv file contains many names so the usernames need to be created automatically in ...
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Pages File Corrupted LibreOffice 5.0.4.2 [closed]

so I am in the process of moving my mom's iMac from OSX to elementary OS freya. She has hundreds of .pages documents from her mac that she needs to use. Unfortunately LibreOffice 5.0.4.2 can't load ...
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How to create cube slide transition in Libreoffice Impress?

I'm creating a presentation using Libreoffice Impress. How can I make it so that when the presentation goes from one slide to the next, they rotate like a cube?
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Libre office writer recovery failed [duplicate]

please see image where it shows a pop up window everytime I open libreoffice writer it asks me to start recovery process, I do that, then it says that it failed. Does anyone know how to fix that?
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Guake: jump from word to word with ctrl + left/right

I am using the drop-down terminal emulator guake and would like to be able to jump from word/command to word/command by pressing Ctrl + Left or Ctrl + Right, respectively, as it is possible in ...
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Krunner in Kubuntu 15.10 displaying obsolete option

My problem is more of an annoyance but I still would like an answer for it. I am running Kubuntu 15.10 and have LibreOffice 5.x installed from the LibreOffice ppa and have uninstalled the default ...
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Formatting get lost when closing the document

I work in an .odt-document. Changes in formatting (like bold font) get not saved. When I open the document again, everything it set to preformatted. What have I done? How can I avoid that? Here is ...
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As of 2016, is there a simple way to produce good looking MS Word documents (.docx)?

I use Word 2016 on my PC, word 2013 at college and Libre Office on my main machine. I can use Libre Office to save as a .doc or .docx file, but that often messes with the formatting: Saved as Docx ...
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Why System hangs while saving in libre office for some time?

Why System hangs while saving in libre office for some time? When I save data in Libre office calc the screen darkens for sometime and takes about 10 secs to run again. Every time I save, it happens ...
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Blank images on copy paste from pdf to image editor or libreoffice

Lately I have to extract few specific images from pdf and save them as image file. For example, the following is the image copied from pdf (right click and copy image Ctrl+C). While pasting same ...
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Fonts of special characters

I'm using LO version 3.5.7.2 for Ubuntu (12.04). As a default font for my documents I defined Arial. As well, I defined several "macros" to easily get accents, other special characters, etc. For ...
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How to handle do-release-upgrade wanting to remove many packages?

If I run sudo do-release-upgrade in my console it performs as expected up to the point when it tells me about packages to be removed. So many packages are obsolete and will be removed, fair enough. ...
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Unknown Psudo-op '.p2ali' error while building LibreOffice

I'm trying to build LO first time, and my build is failing with error 'unknown psudo-op '.p2ali' Ubuntu 15.10 / GCC version 5.2.1 20151010 How to solve this problem? Thank you in advance!