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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Saving charts in Calc to Excel file format

G'day, I need to save files from Libreoffice Calc to Excel format. My charts are not displaying correctly. How do I make sure my charts are Excel compatible? Thanks,
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How can I remove fonts that I never use, from libreoffice and linux in general?

There are a lot of extra fonts that all seem to look alike and just annoy me in the drop down list. Is there anyway I can erase them from the system?
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How do I change the default format of a shape (drawing object) in Impress

When I create a new rectangle from the Drawing toolbar in OpenOffice Impress 3.4.1, it has really ugly formatting (line color, line width, and fill color). I believe I inadvertently changed the ...
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How can I insert an APA style bibliography in a document using LibreOffice?

I'm a college student and my teachers ask me to insert APA bibliographies in all of my works. I haven't found any site which has a clear explanation. I've seen this video: ...
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error broken count, dependency errors, libre office removal/ reinstall, unable to install anything

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS I was fed up with the lack of english fonts in Libre Office and it's slowness. I thought I'd download Open Office instead, since it sounded SOO simple to do. It's not. ...
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How can I get the text of notes in a ppt file via unoconv?

I would like to get text of notes for individual slides in PPT to easily accessible format in my linux machine(Ubuntu 12.04). My goal is to convert PPT slides to image files with meta data, notes as ...
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Moving a pane in LibreOffice back to the main window

I accidentally moved a pane in LibreOffice from it's nice docked position to a new window. Now I can't move back it. As you can see, the Slide Pane is floating as it's own window and not docked ...
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How to change a LibreOffice Impress presentation from 4:3 to 16:9 ratio?

This is possible in Microsoft Office via File->Page Setup, but in Impress no such option is available?. Is it possible to at all? If so how?
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print xlsx file from command line using ghostscript and libreoffice

I have been searching on how to get libreoffice in headless mode to print to a ghostscript PDF file on Ubuntu Server 12.04. Can somebody tell me how to do this or if there is an easier way? I tried ...
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Ubuntu phone office abilities [duplicate]

what options are there to edit and view MS-Office documents (Excel, "doc", "Ppt") at Ubuntu phone? There's really no information on the topic in reviews.
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Errors were encountered processing libreoffice-common

I have tried using "sudo apt-get -f install" and I have also tried "sudo apt-get install -f" to fix the dependencies with no luck. This is also preventing me from installing Synaptic to remove ...
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Libreoffice 4.4.1.2 - some errors with viewing characters

I have recently installed libreoffice 4.4.1.2 on ubuntu 14.04 and when I add comments (that appear on the right side) when I type i get this white band behind the characters. It then disappears once I ...
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English grammar checkers for gedit or LibreOffice Writer?

Please let me know if there are any efficient English grammar checkers available for gedit or LibreOffice on Ubuntu 11.04.
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LibreOffice 4.4.1.2 - Can't install “Help for Offline Use” on Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS

I have LibreOffice 4.4.1.2 installed and working on my PC running Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS. But, the LibreOffice "Help" icon brings me to the LibreOffice site. It does NOT launch any Help files within the ...
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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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*buntu 14.04: Workaround for broken template manager behavior in LibreOffice 4.4.1.2?

I have the same LO version (4.4.1.2) installed on Win7 and Mint 17.1 (Trusty). In Windows, I can right click and choose "open" to edit a template, regardless of where it is in the file system. ...
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how to delete bookmark from LibreOffice?

In LibreOffice 4.3.5.2 nor in LibreOffice 3.5.7.2 I cannot remove a Bookmark. Please advise me, thanks!
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LibreOffice Base menu disappears

I just installed LibreOffice Base on my 64 bit Ubuntu 12.10 machine. It worked great at first, but the menu at the top of the screen will no longer appear at the top. It was working at first. The menu ...
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Are there any options in Libre office to save files directly in Google Drive by default?

Are there any options in LibreOffice to save files directly in Google Drive by default? Other than Oog2google extension.
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filled PDFs forms turn to black boxes

I have been using Evince to fill out forms for time sheets and have had no problems until recently; My work changed the form and now when I fill them out the filled portions turn to black boxes on ...
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libreoffice writer text formatting bar - can't access all text formatting options

Here is my text formatting bar: now, when I click to the change background color the default yellow color is chosen and I can't choose a different color. Insted, if I move the text formatting bar ...
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Application problems

I've now got Ubuntu 14.10 booting up :-) However I now have a problem with using the bundled applications. Suppose, for instance, I open the Libre Office spreadsheet, it opens ok, but as soon as I ...
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Installation of both LibreOffice and OpenOffice on 14.10

As described in https://bugs.documentfoundation.org/show_bug.cgi?id=89563, the newest version of LibreOffice Writer in Ubuntu 14.10 is limited by some bugs resp. restrictions concerning fonts' ...
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LibreOffice command line font substitution at pptx to pdf conversion

Question Is there any way to specify to libreoffice, via commandline, to use Cambria for occurences of Calibri in the PDF generation without the need of any user-interaction? Context I am using ...
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LibreOffice Writer edited document is recognized as virus or spyware

I got MS word document, person asked me to edit it, to add table of contents, to add page numbers, because she doesn't know how to do in MS Office. So I did with LibreOffice writer. But when I saved ...
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Removing old versions oflibreoffice [duplicate]

I recently installed LibreOffice version 4.4.1.2. However it seems to have left behind LibreOffice 4.4.0.3. How do I get rid of this?
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How do I enable the libreoffice quickstarter in unity?

I would like to get my quickstarter to show in unity, or replace it with an indicator. Is this possible?. I tried Unity 2D, and to my shock, it works there, but refuses to work in unity proper.
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How to insert GPS coordinates in a spreadsheet automatically?

Currently, I copy paste the GPS coordinates from another app. Is there any way to automate it (or any function), such that the current GPS coordinates automatically get entered in a cell?
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Administrator account not working properly

The dash home doesn't show applications, but works well with files and folders. It all works well in the guest account. the trouble is only in the Administrator account. Similarly, Libreoffice also ...
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Database Application [Ideas] [closed]

I want to build a simple application that connects to a database (the database should be a single file and should not require a database server), adds data via a simple formula and has the possibility ...
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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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LibreOffice 4.2.7.2: This document contains macros

I'm trying to open an .xls document in LibreOffice 4.2.7.2 and getting this error message. This document contains macros. Macros may contain viruses. Execution of macros is disabled due to the ...
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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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Ugly LibreOffice font

I have been experiencing this super annoying bug with fonts in LibreOffice. Please see below screenshot. The spaces between letters are just messed, no matter what font or level of zoom I choose. When ...
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“unmet dependencies”, can't remove AOO or LibreOffice

So, I recently reinstalled Ubuntu (14.04, because 14.10 was giving some minor problems) on my computer. I forgot about the problems I had last time I installed OpenOffice alongside LibreOffice, and ...
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Decrypting a password protected LibreOffice Calc .ods file (forgotten password)

Sometime ago I created an .ods file with Libreoffice Calc which I password protected. I have now forgotten the password and as a result I am unable to access the file. Is there any way of bypassing or ...
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File 0bytes Open office .ods

I had problems with my .ods files that time I keep on the server with the name [filename] rev07.ods ago I tried to edit it after I save as a file with the name [filenamerev08.ods 2 files had been ...
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Force thunderbird open attachments read-only

I asked help already in mozilla forums: [...] it seems, that since the update to v31 Thunderbird does not open attachments as read-only (at least on my installs) and you can edit and save ...
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Sheet name font size on LibreOffice Calc is too small

I am using LibreOffice 3.5.3.2 (Ubuntu 12.04) and the buttons to switch tabs in Calc are written with small fonts. They're so small I can't even read what is written on them. I could not find a way ...
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How to set LibreOffice to use Persian / Arabic-Indic / Hindi page numbers?

I want to have my page numbers in LibreOffice Impress to be in Persian. Which means ۰۱۲۳۴۵۶۷۸۹ instead of 0123456789.
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Hot-key support for second language on LibreOffice

After using my new Ubuntu for the first few months without looking for problems, I'm starting to try and tweak some things that would make my life easier. Running Ubuntu 14.04, when I switch to ...
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How do I install LibreOffice 4?

I want to download and install LibreOffice 4. How can I do this?
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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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Can't print in portrait

Since this morning, I can't print in full size portrait. No matter how I fiddle the printing options, reboot the computer, restart the printer, the hard copy always comes out half size, 2 pages per ...
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Fillter by color in Libre Calc

i have given background colors for certain rows that i have verified. but the problem is i cant filter the particular rows using the color in libre calc Is there any option by which we can filter ...
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Shortcut functions of Libre Calc

I am new to Ubuntu as well as Libre Office. I find it bit difficult to use Libre Calc without shortcut keys. Since I am used to shortcut keys in MS Excel, I tend to be very fast, but in Libre Calc I ...
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How to run libreoffice via ssh with x11-forwarding

I am trying to launch loffice or localc via an established ssh connection (ForwardX11 enabled). It does however fail to show the loffice gui / splashscreen on the computer from where I run my ssh ...
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How to import a pdf in libreoffice? under ubuntu, all pages are blank

I have some .pdf generated by a scanner, that I want to import in LibreOffice and do some small editing. The PDF has only one object per page, a page-size image. If I open it in LibreOffice under ...
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How can I automatically generate numbers for headings for right to left language in libreoffice? [closed]

I write arabic, in libreoffice how can I write a heading and libreoffice automatically generates that numbers for example: first chapter (1 second chapter (2 section one (1-2 ...
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LibreOffice update to 4.4 [duplicate]

I have the LibreOffice 4.2.7.2 on ubuntu 14.04, why there is no update to 4.4? (i dont want to uninstall 4.2, and install after the 4.4, just update it) thanks