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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Need help installing LibreOffice 4.4 on Ubuntu 15.04

From a new Ubuntu 15.04 install: When launching any application of the LibreOffice suite the LibreOffice splash screen starts with the following error box: LibreOffice 4.4 - Fatal Error The ...
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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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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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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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Annotate PDF with stylus

I have a presentation as PDF file, but might want to do simple annotations during the talk and I want to have a presenter console. On the one hand there is Libre Office Impress that has all tools (pen ...
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Presentation background not showing correctly

This presentation has an almost transparent background, I downloaded it and opened it in the latest version of LibreOffice and the transparency is gone. Do you know why this is happening and how to ...
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Libreoffice Base reports not working after upgrade to Ubuntu 12.04

After upgrading his computer to Ubuntu 12.04, my Granddad's reports in all of his LibreOffice databases no longer work, even though the underlying queries still work. Sorry for so little diagnostic ...
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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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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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Error in function createSettingsDocument (elements.cxx) when using a libreoffice command

When I run the following script as a root user, the powerpoint file converts to a pdf. When I run the following script as a non root user or a user on my web server I get the errors below. When ...
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How to recover an .ods file from a specific (missing) folder on a damaged hard disk

I store my work files on an external hard disk. I back up frecuently, and luckily I had to travel so the new files were saved in a laptop, so now there is only 1 or 2 files still missing, not ...
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How do I bookmark sections in a PDF file converted from Libre Office?

I have an .odt document I have converted to .pdf, with many different sections, subsections, subsubsections, etc.. In the PDF I want to create a nice bookmark table to easily navigate the document. ...
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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!
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How to add new fonts to gimp?

With this question I refer to the one, where to add fonts to libreoffice : Why I can't install new fonts in LibreOffice? How can I add new fonts to gimp ?
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How to reach the page setup dialog box on post 5.0.2 releases?

LibreOffice does not allow page setup, ie the paper size and orientation cannot be set. This problem occurs in all of the LibreOffice programs: Writer, Calc, Impress, Draw, Math and Base. I've tried ...
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How to insert digital signature in LibreOffice documents [duplicate]

I was trying to insert digital signature in LibreOffice writer documents. I went to file section then to digital signature. After that, I couldn't insert my sign because the option was blank. How to ...
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How to enable global menu support in LibreOffice in XUbuntu?

I have just noticed that global menu (top menu, dbus menu, whatever you call it, I mean this) functionality does not work in LibreOffice (5.0.2.2) in Xubuntu (15.10) - the menu is shown in the ...
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How to disable locking in LibreOffice?

I want to disable file locking in LibreOffice, i.e., the creation of a hidden lock file in the directory of an opened document. The advice of the official documentation to comment out the second of ...
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how can I create office documents without particular extension?

My main operating system is Ubuntu (14.04 LTS), but sometimes I have to work on Windows as well. I use Microsoft Live Office and Google Docs very often. The problem is when I create some documents ...
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Why is the PPA version of LibreOffice-fresh older than the one on the site?

ppa version of libre office fresh is 5.0.3-2 and the deb file is 5.0.4. Aren't ppa's always up to date? What is their purpose then?
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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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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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Libreoffice Mendeley Plugin stopped merging citations

After a number of successful merges, Mendeley plugin for Libreoffice does not merge citations anymore. The document I am working on it has almost 100 citations. How can I make it to work as before? ...
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Can't access truetype fonts on Libreoffice

In libreoffice I can't get arial or times new roman I have installed microsoft core fonts it may be a permissions issue Ubuntu 14.04
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New versions of Libreoffice [duplicate]

Why there are no new versions of Libreoffice in official Kubuntu 14.04 repositories? I don`t want to use PPA packages.
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libreoffice 4.4 without gui change

i install the last libre office version 4.4 in my ubuntu 14.04 LTS but the gui does not change . repository ppa:libreoffice/libreoffice-prereleases
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How to type in Arabic in LibreOffice

I used to write and read .odf and .doc files in Arabic on my laptop and then suddenly one day LibreOffice stopped reading and writing in Arabic. I can normally write in Arabic in the browser for ...
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Can't install new software [duplicate]

Can anybody please help me with this problem? On my former colleague's computer (Ubuntu 14.04) there are libreoffice packets that were installed not correctly. Synaptic is not installed. I tried ...
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no LibreOffice icon in taskbar when directly opening a document file

First, i don't think it's an duplicate of: no LibreOffice icon in applications bar and/or LibreOffice icons missing from Unity task panel I am using: Ubuntu [15.04] with Cinnamon[2.8.0]-Desktop ...
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libreoffice calc -copy paste not working

when i copy the entire page from websites to libre office spreadsheet it doest not copy correctly ...please help me i dont want to uninstall ubuntu to previous window 7 as i love it website which i ...
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LibreOffice cpu usage 50% in Ubuntu and Xubuntu 15.10

When I load 400 pages of ODT document in Ubuntu 15.10 and Xubuntu 15.10, cpu usage becomes 31%. It is soffice.bin file. After editing, cpu usage becomes 50% (cpu0: 100%, cpu1: below 10% or vice versa) ...
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Is there a way to add page numbers in libreoffice writer?

I was wondering how one can add page numbers in LibreOffice Writer and have that option added to the toolbar? I have found the answer here: https://help.libreoffice.org/Writer/Page_Numbers but those ...
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Libreoffice Writer got me bad_alloc alert and then crashed in Ubuntu 15.04

My "Libreoffice Writer" got me this alert and then crashed. So What it means? My memory is 2G. My Ubuntu 15.04 64Bit. Isn't my memory enough for this version of Ubuntu or this error refers to ...
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How to restore numerical font settings in Ubuntu

My LibreOffice numeric font in Ubuntu is messed up. While trying to debug this, I found out this is not specific to LibreOffice as uninstalling office and installing it again didn't help. I have tried ...
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Can I open Excel .xlsx files with LibreOffice Calc?

My colleagues have lots of Microsoft spreadsheet documents. I am using LibreOffice 3.5.4.2. Without changing / converting / renaming / touching the documents at all, is there a way I can open (and ...
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Concatenate LibreOffice documents

I have few documents in LibreOffice that are separate documents (not forks). I need to concatenate them into a single document. Is there a menu for that? I am not talking about recording and merging ...
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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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code highlight extension for Libre Office writer

I recently wrote a repport for school with a lot of code in it. The only way I found to wrok was to highlight it with STRONG and that is really quite ugly. So is there a code highlightning extension ...
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Unmet Dependencies - libreoffice

well, after reading countless questions like this and trying almost every given solution - i'm finally giving up and ask myself. I can't install/update anything because of unmet dependencies - most ...
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How can I view file header information?

I looked at this question Mark PDF as Adobe PDF and one of the answers says: In my document headers created with LibreOffice, the version 1.4 is having fewer header information. What header ...
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Libre office - Spacing problem when converting to word doc

Can someone please help? I typed a doc in double spacing with single spacing for quotes passages. I saved it as a word file and uploaded it (Open University assignment) but when i/anyone downloads ...
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Libreoffice equivalent to MS Excel TABLE

Im new toLibreoffice and I'm looking for something similar to a EXCEL TABLE, which allows you to autofill formulas in a column without having to do it yourself. Any answer is appreciatted. Tx.
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Libre Office Writer “js code”

How can I prevent this from showing on the documents I copy/paste from the internet on Libre-Office-Writer. Please see image attached.
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How to add evolution contacts to libreoffice in vivid (possibly libreoffice-evolution issue)

I found several tutorials to achieve this, however there is no option to add an evolution adress book in libreoffice on my installation, neiter with stock libreoffice nor with the updatet one ...
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How do I update LibreOffice to next point release in 14.04?

I want to update my LibreOffice (whole package). Is there a way to do it without uninstalling old and then installing new? If there is no option for updating directly, how should I do it otherwise? ...
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LibreOffice Writer is erasing my document's line spacing after I save and close

Every time I open the document, it defaults to double spacing. I highlight parts of it, change it to single spacing, save it, restart LibreOffice Writer, and all the text is double spaced. Has anyone ...
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No page number in first page

I am writing a document and it is required that the first page (title page) has no page number and the second page starts with page 2. I don't know how to remove the footed only in page 1 and leaving ...
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Why would 'open with' using dolphin/kubuntu fail to open libreoffice document?

Ok, here's the situation. My ubuntu server kubuntu gdm fails to open libreoffice documents from dolphin. I go to a folder with documents, I click on the document, the splash screen pops open, the ...
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Unable to open LibreOffice Writer

When I search applications and select LibreOffice, it asks me on the next screen which one to open. Calc works and opens a new spreadsheet but Writer does not. My Ubuntu 14 should be up to date but I ...