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 Impress: DejaVu fonts not rendering consistently when presenting

I've been using LibreOffice to create slide decks for the classes I've taught for the past four years. I primarily use the DejaVu fonts (specifically, DejaVu Serif) as my main font, since I like the ...
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Duplex printing dont work

i have problem with duplex printing in all Documents Editor and/or documents viewer - always print only one side. Any suggestion ? Thank you for help :) Printer : HP Deskjet F735
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Why formatting of pptx files changes in LibreOffice [duplicate]

I am novice in ubuntu so my question may look very simple but as I am teacher I have to do lot of presentations. Unfortunately my all lectures which were in .pptx file format when opened in ...
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How to enable impress presenter-console?

I am trying to get the presenter-console working on my Ubuntu 15.04 Notebook. There is an external Display hooked up to it via VGA in extended mode: Here are my slide-show settings in Impress: ...
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How to convert a large .doc into .pdf without opening it? [duplicate]

I have large MS Word files (4-7 Mb) that LibreOfice fails to open (my PC hangs for long). So I want to convert them to pdf's so that I could use them. Is there any command that will do the trick for ...
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Libre and open office not working in Ubuntu 14.04

I was trying to install open office using the following: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:upubuntu-com/office sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install openoffice But I am getting error in the second ...
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How do I make a digital certificate available to LibreOffice Writer for digital signatures?

I obtained a client certificate from CAcert through Firefox. I want to use that certificate to sign a document created with LibreOffice Writer. In Writer, I click File > Digital Signatures... to ...
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Synaptic install issue

I am new to Ubuntu, I want to install LibreOffice, Ubuntu version 15.04. I tried installing Synaptic (synaptic_0.81.3_amd64.deb) I am not able to install Synaptic, I get the following error, ...
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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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Installation of libreoffice extention of language tool is error

I tried to install libreoffice language tool, and it was failed. There is an error. I'm using ubuntu 14.04 LTS, 32 bit. Here is the message I got about the error: (com.sun.star.uno.RuntimeException) ...
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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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LibreOffice - 2 side printing problem

I have problem with duplex printing on HP Deskjet F735 from LibreOffice. Despite of printing settings its still print only one-sided documents.
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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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ODP to SWF to OGG Animation Problem

I created a small .odp file containing some simple text animations using LibreOffice that I exported to SWF. Now I want to use the text animation in Pitivi to add a short soundtrack to the animation ...
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How do I count the number of times a number satisfies a range (bigger than x, smaller than y) in LibreOffice Calc?

I have this spreadsheet in LibreOffice. I need to know how show the number of times a number, in Columns D and E, satisfies a certain range. For example, how many times a number is bigger than 3 and ...
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Ubuntu Server LibreOffice Convert to txt Error

Running headless (only option since on server 14.04) trying to convert .doc files to .txt to be able to be ingested by php. Running the soffice --headless --convert-to txt test.doc produces a ...
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PPA Error in libreoffice-4-2 in ubuntu 15.04 [duplicate]

I am getting the following error while running apt-get update W: Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/libreoffice/libreoffice-4-2/ubuntu/dists/vivid/main/binary-i386/Packages 404 Not Found
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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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Can't open files through the network

Why i can't open a file through the network using libreoffice 4.4 in ubuntu 14.10 unless i copy the files from my Desktop!
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Uninstalled multiple package, need help recovering

I was trying to uninstall LibreOffice from my Ubuntu 15.04 running Xfce. I typed the following command in the Terminal: sudo apt-get --purge libre* It took a while before I realised that the ...
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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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Where has the hotkey for “Insert” -> “Cross-reference” gone in LibreOffice Writer?

I use cross-references a lot when writing documents in LibreOffice. I've just upgraded from Ubuntu 12.04 (can't remember the LO version, sorry), but I used to be able to do "Alt-i", "e" to get the ...
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LibreOffice Calc goes grey takes lots of CPU cycles

When working on the Calc (spreadsheet) many time the screen goes grey and CPU cycle shoots up to 100% for a very long time and the app is not responsive. Also slows down other open apps etc due to CPU ...
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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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Libre Office icons on HiDPI

I am running Ubuntu 15.04 on Dell XPS 13 with high resolution display. In LibreOffice, the icons appear to be very small, although I have changed their size to "Large" in the Options menu. After ...
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Libreoffice 5.0 calc, constantly show “Load Document” Bar at bottom

In a spreadsheet, 6 col 200 rows, i select one column, then copy (control c or mouse) then calc show at botton a progress bar with text "load document" over and over again. This is consuming a lot of ...
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LibreOffice 5.0 - Fatal Error

After the last upgrade from libreoffice I get a serious error that I'm not able to solve. I already tried reinstalling libreoffice with the debs but it dind't resolve it. The first couple of days ...
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Can't change libreoffice spell-check language

My system language is German but my text in libreoffice writer gets all underlined because the spell chechking language is set to English USA. Neither can I change it to German there which is also ...
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LibreOffice always shows recovery process at startup due to failing recovery items

LibreOffice always starts with the recovery process for me now. It has a number of 'documents to recover' for which recovery fails. I have no need for these documents anymore. How to tell LibreOffice ...
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Where does LibreOffice store toolbar icons?

Where does Ubuntu 14.04 LTS store LibreOffice icons ? I mean by that the icons used by the GUI of LibreOffice Writer, LibreOffice Calc, LibreOffice Impress...
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how open xml file on libreoffice

anyone know how to open xml file ? maybe with libreoffice ? If I use libreoffice I just see only the text format of xml, with all tags and so on.
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Problem with font color in Libreoffice

i have a little problem with my libreoffice font colours, when i try to change the font colour. When i click on the icon to change the colours, the many icons that should be to select one colour or ...
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Any alternative for Microsoft OneNote in Ubuntu? [duplicate]

After a major migration from Windows to Ubuntu 12.0.4 Lts, I have found that I can find a substitute for pretty much everything I worked with on Windows 7. the LibreOffice package is an all-out ...
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How to activate LibreOffice anti-aliasing?

LibreOffice looks terrible compared to the rest of my OS and other text applications, such as MS Word. It looks like it has no anti-aliasing, how can I activate it? Here's a screenshot of what it ...
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Root user cannot write to libreoffice folder in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I am new to Ubuntu/Linux. For some reason I cannot write to the following folder /usr/lib/libreoffice/share though I am the root user of my system, in order to add a file and customize LibreOffice.
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How do I use the Malayalam language in LibreOffice Writer?

I have installed Malayalam fonts from Software Center on my Ubuntu 13.04 installation. In LibreOffice Writer I can see the installed Malayalam fonts like Meera, Rachana. I would like to create a ...
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LibreOffice problem while openning a document

My problem is that when I try to open one specific .odt document, I can't move the page or do anything except moving the mouse, which is useless. Also, the mouse, when I'm on the document, is freaking ...
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Changing citation style in openoffice

I am working on a scientific paper and I need to enter the citation in a specific way. for paper with more than one author it needs to be [first author name et al. xxxx]. I am working with Jabref and ...
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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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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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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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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 ...