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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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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Why is LibreOffice Writer insistent upon replacing text when I try to insert it?

When I try to go back in a document and add text LibreOffice Writer replaces pre-existing text rather than just adding the text I want to. Why is this happening and how can I fix it?
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Unity launcher and panel diappears when changing text colour in libreoffice

We have quite a few laptops (about 200) where the Unity launcher and panel disappears when changing text color in Libreoffice (latest stable with ppa:libreoffice/ppa). They all run 12.04 32 bits and ...
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Unable to directly edit DBF files in LibreOffice

I often use QGIS and need to edit DBF files asociated with the shapefile layers. I am used to do it in LibreOffice and it always worked on Windows and I think it also worked in older versions of ...
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Libreoffice auto-restores user profile

I encountered a problem with Libreoffice Writer today. The problem is that, when I insert a picture and change the anchor from 'as a character' to 'to a paragraph' I am unable to move the picture from ...
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Libre Office 4.2.1.1 Image Problem

After a normal Ubuntu 12.04 upgrade Libre Office 4.2.1.1 shifted my letterhead graphic that I have on hundreds of letters. The graphic is not visible on my letters but does appear when I right click ...
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Can't Install anything due to unmet dependencies Libre Office [duplicate]

I had libre office, but uninstalled it to install open office. It worked fine. Yesterday, as I was trying to install new software from ubuntu software center, it gave me an error message, first ...
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Convert odt to pdf via command line, WITHOUT exporting as pdf form

I need to export odt writer file that contains forms to pdf via command line, but without exporting the odt as pdf form (the same thing as you do in libreoffice when you choose export as PDF and don't ...
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Opentype features in Libreoffice

Is it possible to use Opentype's features like ligatures in Libreoffice? if yes, how? Because as far as I know, in Ubuntu and Linux in general, these features are available only for graphite(aka ...
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KDE ignores window-specific rules for LibreOffice

I set a rule for LibreOffice Writer to Force its windows to (virtual) Desktop 2 in KDE plasma. But kde forgets to move its windows to Desktop 2, the rule is applied only one time once it is set. Then ...
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How to open a PDF in dual page view, but for Arabic PDF's (Where pages layout should be from right to left)

I have a PDF in the Arabic language. I've opened it with Poppler/cairo or Okular but I can't figure this out. I know this is so easy but I need help. So Arabic books are normally from RIGHT to LEFT, ...
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How do I troubleshoot a LibreOffice outline?

I have a slightly fancy outline in LibreOffice Writer that I use to manage lesson planning. For every week that the class meets I have a Level 1 header, the line is something like Jan 31: Welcome ...
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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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Exporting into PDF with Libreoffice ?

I am facing problem while exporting LibreOffice calc file into PDF. I want it to be in single sheet 1 page but its becoming 2 pages.
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Libreoffice won't start

Trying to start Libreoffice, I get: /usr/bin/libreoffice: 161: exec: /usr/bin/oosplash: not found I messed up recently with libreoffice by executing: sudo sed -i ...
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Content Alignment in Libre office is differ than MS Office

I have created a word document using MS Office (.doc), It contains words and lines. When I opened that document with Libre Office in ubuntu 12.04 some words and lines alignment was totally differ ...
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Touchpad-Indicator not working

I installed touchpad-indicator for my HP Pavilion laptop, and now I'm having problems with hit working. I've searched but have not found answers for this specific problem. I really need to be able to ...
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run libreoffice on background

i installed libreoffice on ubuntu 13.10 server from terminal now i have to run it with the command like this /usr/bin/soffice -accept="socket,host=localhost,port=8100;urp;StarOffice.ServiceManager" ...
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How to downgrade to a specific PPA version of LibreOffice?

Since 2012 I have been using LibreOffice provided by this PPA. But yesterday, I made an upgrade which contains a bug that messes with all my Sheets. While I wait for a fix, I want to downgrade from ...
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Installing Language Tool extention in Libre office

Installing Language Tool. Got this error!![Does it Require to install java or something?][1] (com.sun.star.uno.RuntimeException) { { Message = "[jni_uno bridge error] UNO calling Java method ...
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Grammar checking program for Libre office [closed]

A tool for checking grammar? Like Ginger in Windows. Can't find any in software center.
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How do I get my menu options back in LibreOffice?

I have Ubuntu 13.10, and LibreOffice has been fully functional until the other day. I opened the software, and several essential options are gone, grayed out. I cannot open a new file/document, open ...
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Libre/Openoffice crashes when openning [closed]

I'm having a problem with the office suites on Ubuntu 12.04. Libreoffice wasn't starting in anyway. I tryed reinstall it, and nothing changed. So I completelly removed it, and installed Apache ...
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LibreOffice, LibreOffice Impress and LibreOffice Calc are not opening on projector

I have an HP notebook with Ubuntu. On my notebook LibreOffice, LibreOffice Impress (ppt) and LibreOffice Calc are not connecting with my projector.
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How to update libreoffice 4.0 to 4.2

How would I update libreoffice 4.0 to 4.2, I tried the default apt-get update' and 'upgrade but It didn't detect that there is a new version yet. I am using Ubuntu 12.04
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LibreOffice menus are disabled in Ubuntu

Suddenly all menus in LO 4.1 became disabled. Reinstalling LO didn't help. Upgrading to 4.2 stable also. Menus are still inactive, while icons and shortcuts work well. In LibreOffice forums guys ...
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How to delete an apparent old partition in ubuntu 12.04 caused by having installed ubuntu once more again?

Comrades, i have this problem who is making me crazy. It turns out, it was caused by a stupid act of mine. I just wanted to uninstall libre office, so i wrote the command "sudo apt-get remove libre ...
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change directory during Install of deb packages for libreoffice 4.2 producing no file found cmd line

I am sure I am missing something simple here so apologies in advance if I missed the answered somewhere else. I am relatively new to linux, have had ubuntu 12.04.4 lts installed for about 2 years ...
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Scrivener-LibreOffice Issues

Installing Scrivener seems to have caused a lot of undesirable quirks in LibreOffice: menus options aren't available, page in Writer zooms out to minimum size with no means of adjusting, etc. Being an ...
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Should the spell-checher work with LibreOffice Base

I have been trying to set up a set of simple databases for various projects, that require large text entries. I wanted some thing quick and "lite" so tried Glom but could not find any way of ...
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LibreOffice 4.1 failing - Ubuntu 13.10

The menus in LibreOffice 4.1 have stopped working properly. They still drop down when I hover over them, yet only a few of the options are available - none of them that I need, such as formatting ...
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LibreOffice constantly crashing under 13.10 [closed]

Having rather serious issues with LibreOffice (v4.1.3.2) at the moment. This seems to have happened ever since upgrading from 13.04 to 13.10 - for whatever reason, a variety of different things are ...
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How to install Libre office 4.x on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS? [duplicate]

I realized that Libre office does not update automatically and I still have version 3.5.7.2 How can I force it to update in the command line?
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libreoffice Impress document's footer

Can you help me Please? I have following problem. I want to use custom property(File->Properties->Custom Properties) of libreoffice Impress document as footer text(My_company_name + Slide No: + ...
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How to fix Libreoffice and Python3-uno

I cannot install any new packages because of python3-uno dependency problems. Apt-get said that python3-uno depends on libreoffice-core (=1:3.5.7-0ubuntu4) but 1:3.5.7-0ubuntu5 is to be installed. I ...
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Hyphenation fails in Libre Office 3.5

"executing the hyphenation.: English(UK) is not supported by the spell-check function or is not presently active. Please check your installation and, if necessary, install the required language module ...
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Can I install Ubuntu without losing Windows 8? [duplicate]

I have a Lenovo IdeaPad U410 laptop running windows 8.1. I tried Ubuntu from a live USB and I liked it so much that I think I want to replace it as my OS. I have two questions: If I install Ubuntu ...
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LibreOffice Bibliography from written entries

I wanted to help my girlfriend format her thesis. Unfortunately, she simply wrote out her bibliography and so you have to keep the references and order right all by manually. Is there a way to ...
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Cannot edit slides on Libre Impress

A student of mine is working on a presentation for a report. The other day, he opened his slideshow and the slides appeared horizontally. The slides are beside each other instead of on top of each ...
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How can I export user defined dictionarys in Libreoffice

How can I export user defined dictionaries in Libreoffice? I want to send a document to someone. The document has many user defined terms. I would like to send the user defined dictionary to that ...
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telugu fonts not rendered correctly in libreoffice

words like padmini, smarana etc where the 'm' is below, here the next letter (ni and ra in the examples) is written over the previous m. spacing is incorrect. these are just two examples, essentially ...
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Is there a way to read OSX .numbers files?

A friend has given me a spreadsheet generated by Mac OSX "Numbers" and before I ask her to resend it, I'm wondering if there's secretly a way that I can just read this in Ubuntu. Is there maybe a ...
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Why doesn't Ubuntu 12.04 upgrade Libreoffice,as Firefox? [duplicate]

I use Ubuntu 12.04 in a machine for working,and don't know why Libreoffice doesn't upgrade to last version,and Firefox does.
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libreoffice writer does not show “File”, “Edit”, etc. in standard toolbar/taskbar

It shows some of the captions like "Help". I tried to uninstall using sudo apt-get purge libreoffice* and then reinstall first using command prompt and then using ubuntu software centre. It did not ...
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Problems installing Libre Office 4.1 - tar.gz

I've downloaded Libre Office 4.1 for my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, then opened the tar.gx file and clicked on install and then get this: There was a problem opening the file ...
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Oracle configuration in libreoffice base

I am new to Ubuntu; kindly answer to my query even though it is simple... I want to work SQL PLSQL in Ubuntu. So I have downloaded Libre Office base but I am not able to connect to the Oracle ...
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Libre Office showing strange characters

I am using Ubuntu 12.04. In my system I have Libre Office installed. I don't use libre office so frequently. I had used it around 20-25 days before, at that time it was okay. But when I used that to ...
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Broken dependencies after attempting to install ApacheOpenOffice

So a few days ago i tried installing ApacheOpenOffice, and the instructions i read was to uninstall LibreOffice-Common so i did that with the terminal. Then all the sudden I’m seeing all these errors ...
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Zotero/LibreOffice icons in Xubuntu 13.10

I've seen various fixes and have tried a bunch (all with varying degrees of success - explained below), and this is the sort of pertinacity thing which really annoys me - No icons in LibreOffice for ...
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Editing file in Ubuntu One

I have uploaded a file to ubuntu one. I got to edit it and update it very often. Is there any I can in which I can edit file(spreadsheet) in ubuntu one? I used Google Drive, I could create and manage ...