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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LibreOffice Calc - Disable rounding

There are a ton of threads on this topic, but no simple and definitive answers. Can someone please tell me how to permanently disable cell rounding on the .csv file which is created by script? ...
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LibreOffice compares numbers incorrectly [duplicate]

Just see this screenshot. Why does it return TRUE instead of False? What is going wrong here? Sanity check:
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MS Office files looks different in LibreOffice

I asked this question in a different fashion without any constructive replies. Lets change the description and see if someone has an answer: System / Software (s): Ubuntu 16.04 Windows 10 MS Office ...
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how do I set the libreoffice icon style for new users?

My organisation wants to have a common icon-style for libreoffice - they want to change from "Tango" to "sifr" for all new users. Obviously a user can set the icon-style themselves via The ...
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Can an Ubuntu system get infected by a Macro Virus for MS Office / LibreOffice / OpenOffice?

We are running Ubuntu on several office machines, which are used to handle administrative tasks on a daily basis, e.g. to receive applications via e-mail. We now had the situation that we received "...
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Libreoffice unoconv hangs when conversion process started

I am working on an application, in which I am using unoconv for converting ppt and doc files. It is working on localhost, where I have an X server, but on ubuntu-server, it hangs up. As I read on the ...
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Is there a utility to transpose a .csv file?

I have some csv files with too many columns for LibreOffice Calc to open, but only a few rows. If I can transpose the csv file, it should be ok as Calc can deal with very many more rows than columns.
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After update in ubuntu 15.10 some applications disappeared and others open in an old format

So I just updated as my own system suggested and after rebooting the pc as it said to my libreoffice documents kind of crashed and opened in an old format, software center wasn't there anymore and ...
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Some words missing from comments in .odt file made in win8 and opened in ubuntu, via LibreOffice(in both)

I had saved a .odt file in my windows 8.1, in which I had saved credentials associated with each and every website I had account on. When I opened that file in ubuntu its email/username and in few ...
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Does the libreoffice calc auto change command language?

I have a document made in a English version of Libre Office calc and I need to open it in a Polish version of this program the commands are translated so "IF" becomes "JEŻELI". What happens when I ...
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Cannot update/install other software after failing to install LibreOffice

I tried to install LibreOffice through the software centre but an error occurred and the installation failed. Now it is shown as "installed" in software centre while it's actually not. I realised it ...
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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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LibreOffice missing certain Microsoft fonts

I don't have these fonts: times new roman, arial and calibri..., like in microsoft office? What can I do?
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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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offline libreoffice

Problem: when my laptop is offline, libreoffice freezes. When network is on, everything seems normal, when I shut down the network, libreoffice hangs. This is the case on my laptop, I struggled with ...
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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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Very long text in one Libre Calc cell. Hide/unhide tool?

Very long texts in one cell impair readability of the spreadsheet. How to get the text automatically truncated when exceeding a certain amount of lines, with a small triangle at the cell border ...
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How to download a .deb package?

This server has a .deb package that I want to download. The issue is, it only lets me download one file at a time from within the package. How can I download just the .deb file to install?
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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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Shared Files are not collaborating (only coming as read only)

I have shared a folder and files inside (over a LAN network - Peer to peer). The permissions are for read and write for everyone. But whenever someone (from a different machine in the same network ) ...
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Is there a way to write to .ods files from Command line?

It is too RAM-expensive to keep Libre-Office calc open all the time. And I find it a hassle to open calc everytime I have to add a few lines to my spreadsheet. Is there a way I could do it very ...
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Where can I download pretty extra templates for LibreOffice Impress?

Where can I download pretty extra templates for LibreOffice Impress or OpenOffice.org?
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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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How to merge odt documents from the command line?

I have a large number of odt reports in one folder. How can I merge them into one odt document from the command line? I have found that this was possible in ooo_cat, but that seems deprecated (or at ...
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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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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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LibreOffice Command Line Conversion - No Output File?

I am using LibreOffice installed on my Linux box and I seem to be having a weird problem in that the conversion seems to be taking place, and there seem to be no errors, but there is no output file in ...
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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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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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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 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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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 page numbering

How can I add the page number in LibreOffice so it appears from a specific page to another in the top right corner.
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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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How to open word 5.0 files?

I tried Libreoffice but failed. I used the file command, but it only recognizes the file as "data". Is there a way to open a very old format like a Word 5.0 file? After I use catdoc,it shows ...
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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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All images are gone after open a doc file created by libreoffice writer

I got a paper template in .doc format from a conference site. Now when i work on it with libreoffice and insert image to it and insert caption for the image, after closing the file and opening it ...
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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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How to type all the math, stat, greek, equations EFFICIENTLY in libreoffice?

i am preparing a report related to physics which is full of greek, stat and calculus things, i know there is this question how to insert a greek symbol, but my problem is i cant fiddle with a drop ...