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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Crouton,Chromebook HP 14,Ubuntu 12.04 and a USB printer possible?

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my wife's HP 14 Chromebook via Crouton method. The main reason was Libre Office, which she likes a lot more than the "Microsoft Word Online" option in Chrome OS. ...
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Frame borders in the LibreOffice Impress

I'm preparing big poster for the presentation using LibreOffice Impress. Within it there are several blogs (paragraphs) consisted of the some text and images on which my poster has been divided. I'm ...
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Libre Office won't Print checkbox forms correctly

I converted a $150 chromebook to Lubuntu 13.10 as a gift to my mom, but she has to print these work forms all the time that have checkboxes in Libre Office. However, we have now tried three seperate ...
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LibreOffice writer crashed and won't restart

LibreOffice suddenly crashed and now it will not restart properly. It appears to restart but no document opens, event through there is a top bar saying Writer is open and I can start Draw, Impress and ...
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LibreOffice can't use keyboard shortcuts while typing in any language but English?

I'm using libreoffice under Ubuntu 13.10 . Using English as main language Arabic as another language. When writing English I can use keyboard shortcut like Ctrl+C or Ctrl+V. When starting to write ...
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How to show slide console on laptop and slide-show in the projector using Libreoffice 4.2 on Lubuntu 14.04?

I'm trying to setup my laptop (Dell D420) with Lubuntu 14.04 and Libreoffice 4.2 to show a slide presentation to a VGA projector. I used ARandR to make a screen layout where the laptop screen ...
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Change font by unicode ranges in Libreoffice

I needed to change font for Kannada unicode range 0C80–0CFF in libre office using search and replace. How to achieve this.
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Printing differnt paper sizes with Libreoffice writer

Printing a document in A4 everything is OK. When I change to A5 it prints the text in a light blue. I never had this problem with the 32 bit release on my laptop. On my PC with 64 bit it happens with ...
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Libreoffice writer - keyboard only use

Is there a cheat sheet out there, which shows how to use Libreoffice (Writer) effectively by using less mouse? Especially I'm not searching for hotkeys, but for "movement keys": how do I get out of ...
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LibreOffice4.2 Fatal Error

Does it mean to say that I am not the root user ? But I am the root and have both sudo and su access. So why don't I have the sufficient access to open Libre Office?
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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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LibreOffice Spell Checker doesn't work?

I was a little surprised to discover that in LibreOffice (3.5.4.2), the spell check doesn't actually work. I was surprised since spell checkers have been around since....80's? Not a difficult thing. ...
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Is there a LibreOffice Calc video tutorial available? [closed]

Hello I am new to Ubuntu and was wondering if anyone could hook me up with a crash-course style video tutorial (preferably in English) running through the LibreOffice Calc application. While I ...
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Is Libreoffice built in?

As I am installing ubuntu in a computer which is not connected to the internet I need to know if Libreoffice is builtin. Thanks
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How do I resolve unmet dependencies caused by a conflict between Open Office and LibreOffice? Software Update is broken and will not update [duplicate]

I recently uninstalled LibreOffice to install OpenOffice and experienced no problems in using Open Office. Later, I installed a file preview software known as Sushi. When trying to view .odp files, ...
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Libre Office garbles text

Last night I was working on a .doc file that I've been working on for about a week. Before leaving it for the night - I saved it as usual (it was first saved as "Microsoft Word 97/2000/XP/2003", and ...
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Why Chinese for my uploads?

Didn't use to happen. Now happens with any upload of csv data, regardless of content (and it isn't Chinese!). I checked cat /etc/default/locale LANG="en_US.UTF-8" My language settings are all ...
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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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Presentation Creation Tools

Other than LibreOffice/OpenOffice.org Impress what good presentation making tools are available for Ubuntu? I prefer a GUI tool which can export to PDF as I have to make presentation in Windows PC. ...
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Media Limits error in test print Ubuntu 14.0

I just upgraded my Ubuntu system from version 12 to 14 and I have a problem in printing with Libre Office and PDF files. The printer is connected to the network but whenever I print a document, it is ...
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Why does dpkg give me this parsing error?

Any time I try to install software or updates, I get the following message (or a slight variation): dpkg: error: parsing file '/var/lib/dpkg/available' near line 10650 package 'libreoffige-writev': ...
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LibreOffice package not installed properly. How do I rectify it?

I removed LibreOffice and installed OpenOffice. I tried to install LibreOffice again from software centre. It was not installed properly. When I tried to remove it I got a message like this: ...
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Wrong icon for a .odg files (Libreoffice Draw), Ubuntu 14.04, Libreoffice 4.2.4.2

Have strange issue. The .odg files made with Libreoffice Draw have wrong icon (as shown below). Other open document formats from Libreoffice have icons similar to application icons. I have Ubuntu ...
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How can I uninstall only one of the versions of Libre Office?

I have both versions of Libre Office installed - 4.3 and the default: dpkg --get-selections | grep -v deinstall | grep libreoffice shows libreoffice-avmedia-backend-gstreamer libreoffice-base-core ...
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Corrupted font after Ubuntu upgrade

I updated Ubuntu this morning and had a LibreOffice document open at the time. During the upgrade all the a's in the document were replaced with dots. This seems to have taken place with the ...
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Is it possible to open an Access 2010 database file without using Wine or VirtualBox?

I have a .accdb file created with Microsoft Office 2010 and I want to know if it is possible to open it with some native Ubuntu application like LibreOffice or OpenOffice, I know LibreOffice has ...
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How to get Calc in French

I am trying to get Libreoffice calc in French to get the French function names. I tried to install the language package but I think I don't have the right version. My version of Calc is 3.5. Tools - ...
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Why does this one SVG file cause Libreoffice Writer to slow down?

I have a LibreOffice Writer file that contains two SVG files. Both SVG files are about 200Kb in size, and neither contain anything other than vectors, so far as I know. There are no embedded PNGs or ...
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Libreoffice “English sentence checking” option missing

Libreoffice documentation says that there must be an "English sentence checking" page in Options > Language settings, but it is missing in my Libreoffice Writer (4.2.6.3) on Ubuntu 14.04. Grammar ...
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How to delete table cells in libreoffice draw?

How do I delete a whole table row in Libreoffice Draw. PLease answer quickly because it is due my project is due tomorrow.
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Working with Kenote users and preserving transitions

My partners have developed several slide presentations on Keynote which I'll use to present for our clients. They've chosen Keynote because they're heavy Apple users and even though I have tried to ...
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How do I change the icon for .doc, .odt, .ods .xls .ppt filetypes from LibreOffice icon to OpenOffice icon?

The "problem" I am facing is that I uninstalled the Ubuntu 14.04's default LibreOffice and installed OpenOffice , but the .doc, .xls, .odt, .ods .... files even though they open by default with ...
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Microsoft VBA on Linux

I really, really want to switch to Linux as my everyday OS. However, one of the things I must be able to do for my job is write / fix VBA macros for Excel. I know LibreOffice has it's own scripting ...
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How can I add “custom line spacing” on a toolbar in libreWriter?

So, I have a customized toolbar in LibreWriter and I'd like to have the option of Format---> Paragraph---->Indents & Spacing tab---->Line Spacing. Is there a way to add it? I know I can customize ...
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How do I remove an extension from LibreOffice 3?

I click the remove button, but nothing happens... Is there any way to remove an extension? I have 3 to get rid of.
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Does anyone know how to WRAP text in a cell in Libreoffice Calc?

I am wondering how to wrap text in a single cell in libreoffice Calc. Does anyone know?
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cannon printer M 410 printing only landscape

I have an issue with printing portrait in Libre Office 3.0A. I am using Cannon Pixma 410. I have no problem printing portrait any other time that I use the printer but only in Libre Office. I have ...
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Using libreoffice base as GUI for MySQL database (os- ubuntu 14.04) [closed]

I have been trying to deploy one of my projects that uses jsp for the front end, tomcat7 for the server and a mysql database. I tried integrating the mysql database with the libreoffice database ...
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Can we set up a shortcut to run latex in LibreOfiice?

In using TexMaths in LibreOfiice we always have to click the button "LaTex" so as to display what we type. However, it is cumbersome to click and click the mouse. I have found no shortcut for ...
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Is there a better match for the font Arial than Arial?

Unfortunately the Arial font that is present in LibreOffice (which ships with Ubuntu) looks far off from the Arial on a Windows PC. Is there a better match for it?
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Base 4.2.1 does not display Access Database Connection option

I am a relatively new user to Ubuntu. I would like to open Access database in Ubunutu to view the tables but cannot use Wine/MS Office. I have installed LibreOffice 4.2.1 alongwith base. Problem is ...
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how to print on both the sides of a page using libre office

I just want to know the procedure by which one can print a documents on both the sides of a paper using Libre office.
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APACHE OFFICE installation [closed]

why libre office need to be uninstalled while installing apache office. I am finding libre office too slow when hd images are loaded for project work, the pages moves in a very slow motion and if ...
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Opening an .accdb file in Ubuntu?

I've received a Microsoft Access .accdb file (version 2010 I believe) that I need to get some data from. How can I open it in Ubuntu? Is there any tool that would allow me to do so? PS: Read-only is ...
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How to verify if java is correctly enabled in Libre Office

I am trying to use the java environnement in Libre Office. I installed an enabled in Libre Office the version 1.7.0_65 from Oracle Corporation. I then tried to use demos sheets from the obba files. ...
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How to install Libre Office without GUI

I'm using python and Open Document Files to generate document from CRM then to convert them into PDF format. In this configuration Libre Office is running as a service. That works perfectly on my ...
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Highlight multiple cells according to list in Libreoffice Calc

I am new users of Calc. I would like to highlight different cells that have different Id. My aim is to copy the hole row of each of them. Here is an example what I would like to do. Id Name Age ...
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Is there a way to insert a worksheet directly to Libre Office Writer?

In MS Office Word, I can insert a worksheet directly from the Insert tab. Is it also possible in Libre Office 3 Writer, that is to insert a worksheet within the program, without the need to open a ...
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LibreOffice (Calc) consumes all of the available RAM memory

I am having problems with LibreOffice's memory consumption. It didn't change much since 12.04 - I have tested it in Ubuntu 12.04, 13.04, 13.10 and 14.04 and didn't notice any significant differences. ...
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How to write vertical sentences in libre office writer?

I would like to know how to type sentences vertically in libreoffice word and libreoffice impress, thanks