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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How to execute Macros Libreoffice Impress v.5?

I cannot figure out how to execute a macro in libreoffice impress. I went to tools - advanced - enable macros, restarted the program and I still don't have any new options. I am trying to execute a ...
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Placing an image behind the text in LibreOffice Writer

In LibO Writer, is there a way of placing an image behind the text, not as a watermark or a page-background image, but simply before the text? In MS Word I can use the "Behind Text" option, as shown ...
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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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LibreOffice 5 refuses to start

I've seen the question asked a number of times but everywhere I checked it there was only a workaround offered (delete libreoffice directory in ~/.config/username). So I have to do it after each ...
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libre office word completion not working

I am using ubuntu and in Libre office, the word completion option under Auto correct is not working. Please let me know the solution. I have ticked and selected "Enable Word completion" and minimum ...
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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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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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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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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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what is the best way to update LibreOffice? [duplicate]

How to update to LibreOffice version 4 to version 5
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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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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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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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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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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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Is there still no way to delete and rename files in Libre Office? [closed]

How can I delete or rename files from Libre Office open dialogue box?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Is it possible to write Kindle ebook with LibreOffice

I intend to self-publish a book on the Kindle platform. Adobe PDF is one of the supported formats in which you can submit your book. Since I'm using Ubuntu, is it possible for me to use LibreOffice ...
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Shortcut(s) for refreshing/reapplying AutoFilter in LibreOffice?

Googling didn't yield anything conclusive (yet). So here we go: This is as far as I got: (not very far) Starting from https://forum.openoffice.org/en/forum/viewtopic.php?f=9&t=26178#p202739 and ...
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How to add libreoffice 5.0 links to dash

I have removed libreoffice 4.2 from my ubuntu 14.04 machine by using: sudo apt-get purge libreoffice* And then I have installed libreoffice 5.0 extracting files from the downloaded package, and ...
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Easiest way to upgrade LibreOffice 4 to 5 on 14.04 [duplicate]

Title, pretty much. I currently have LibreOffice 4.2.8.2 on Ubuntu 14.04. I'm just wondering what the easiest way to upgrade to the new LibreOffice 5 is, without creating duplicate applications or ...
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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 ...
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Libreoffice 5 does not starts - error while loading shared libraries

After installation of all .deb of LibreOffice 5, failed to start any application of LibreOffice. it crashes. Using 14.04 Ubuntu. Message libreoffice5.0 javaldx: Could not find a Java Runtime ...
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How to install LibreOffice 5.0 in Ubuntu? [duplicate]

Libreoffice 5.0 was just released. tried sudo add-apt-repository ppa:libreoffice/libreoffice-5.0 But cannot add PPA: 'ppa:~libreoffice/ubuntu/libreoffice-5-0'. The team named '~libreoffice' ...
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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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Simple query in LibreOffice Calc

I have a simple LibreOffice calc worksheet with 3 columns and 1000 rows. I want to create a list of 1000 sentences which are created from the 3 columns using a certain template, e.g: "Person A ...
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Libreoffice writer file format problems, how to change the file format from one to other format, PDF to any other?

How will I change formats in libreoffice writer, If I have anything in PDF format, then how can I change that formats of same material to formats like Doc and differents? How can i change my ...
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LibreOffice menu items: missing icons and highlight

Some menu items are missing the icon, but instead a rough checkbox-like style icon is displayed. Menu items are not highlighted when mouse is over. The same for some contextual menus. This is ...
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Libreoffice+Python: Importing additional packages

I wrote some Python scripts that I use to get data from the web. These use the Selenium Webdriver bindings. This works fine with the system version of Python that I access via the terminal. I'd now ...
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LibreOffice applications causes system crash

Since upgrading to Ubuntu Gnome Vivid Vervet, opening LibreOffice applications cause system to crash to the login screen with the following error on a black screen: "Error in `/usr/bin/gjs-console': ...