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 do unknown fonts get substituted?

Let's assume I have a foreign text document I open with a text editing tool that recognizes fonts (e.g. LibreOffice Writer). In this document, there might be some fonts used that are not available on ...
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need help with numbering in libreoffice

I am making a document in Libre Office 4.4 ,please consider following situation: 1. this is the first item in main list 2. this is second but something is wrong this is self made list (i dont want to ...
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How to use DDE(Dynamic data exchange) command in Ubuntu

I want to connect DDE with Ubuntu OS... and how to execute these command in libreOffice with DDE. SP Command: SERVER|TOPIC!ITEM SERVER = sptrader ITEM = sp + Product Code What is the my first step ...
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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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Ubuntu 14.04 LibreOffice NOT opening

When I try to open LibreOffice it does not open. I have tried to research this and have not found an answer. I tried opening it from terminal and here is the error that I received: ...
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LibreOffice 4.4.4.3 crashes Unity (12.04 LTS)

For close to the last year, I have had problems with LibreOffice randomly crashing my Unity desktop in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Today, I found a consistency to the problem and recorded a video to show what ...
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How to remove all hyperlinks from a LibreOffice writer document ready for publishing?

I have a small book in LibreOffice writer format that I am preparing for self-publishing on Lulu. I have followed the instructions for pdf export that lulu have given for OpenOffice (given that ...
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Inconsistent dialogue box language support for Indian language?

I'm using Indian Language (Marathi) text to search some content in calc with 'find and replace' dialogue box. But when I type Devanagari text in this dialogue box, sometimes I can see the text ...
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File format problem, libreoffice writer is odt format, but i need .pdf, .doc, .docx, .rtf and .txt files format

i need writer formats .pdf, .doc, .docx, .rtf and .txt files only. But in ubuntu 14.04 there is Libreoffice writer that comes with ODT format. So, I am not able to upload my resume in ODT format on ...
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How to type sinhala in libreoficewriter?

I need to type my documents in Sinhala language using LibreOffice writer. Are there any software that will enable typing and reading in Sinhala language
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Why we still cannot edit .xlsx? Or we can and I am using the wrong tool?

I have tried editing .xlsx files with LibreOffice Calc and after I save the changes, I try to open it in Excel 2010 or 2013, but they report corrupted file. So I still, today, have to use Windows ...
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Libre Office won't open

Anything LibreOffice will not open. I can open it if I switch user to guest. I have searched and gotten many results for this problem, so that it seems to be common, but the answers are ...
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Libreoffice Calc refresh many times in print preview

in Libreoffice Calc 4.4 or previous versions when want to check print preview, like zoom in/out ,screen refresh many times untill to show preview! I tried to increase memory size of Libreoffice but ...
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Looking for consistency in editing keystrokes, specifically Crtl+Right

There are two different ways that a Ctrl+Right is interpreted in Ubuntu; I'm running 15.04. In this Firefox window, Ctrl+Left goes to the beginning of the previous word, and Ctrl+Right goes to the ...
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Uneven character spacing on any pdf document opened with LibreOffice

Any pdf file that I open on Ubuntu 14.04 using LibreOffice (version 1:4.2.8-0ubuntu2) has uneven character spacing, making it difficult or impossible to read. I tried removing and reinstalling ...
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LibreOffice sort function is very slow

I am using LO 4.2.8.2 on Ubuntu 14.04. I have 4G of RAM, 23% of them are used for background processes. When I try to sort a calc sheet by selecting the whole sheet, I get very slow response, more ...
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New version of LibreOffice file reverts back to previous version

I worked on a file in LibreOffice. I saved it as a .docx file. Let's call this version 1 of the file. Later today, I opened the file, made very important changes over the course of several hours, and ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 crashes or freezes when I select text in LibreOffice

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 on the menu to select it. The only solution is to turn the PC ...
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open office not installing with libreoffice

dear friend I want install openoffice with libreoffice I don't want remove libreoffice . in terminal Errors were encountered while processing: openoffice4.1-debian-menus_4.1.1-9775_all.deb how to ...
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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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QuickTime and a decompressor are needed to see this picture

I have a LibreOffice Impress file, which I downloaded from the internet. Most probably it was made with something equivalent on a Mac, since all the pictures are replaced with this message: ...
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How to view large comments in spreadsheet properly in Libreoffice?

I have got a spreadsheet which has some very large comments in some cells. The last part of these comments is not properly visible as in the screenshot. How can I read the text in the comment ...
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Make sure LibreOffice 4.4 Impress presentation is correctly viewable with old OpenOffice 2 or MS-Office 2010 versions?

I am creating a presentation with LibreOffice 4.4.2.2 Impress on Ubuntu. It will be shown on a Win7 computer with MS Office 2010 and OpenOffice 2.2 or 2.4 (can't remember). How can I make sure my ...
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Data manipulation of libreoffice calc (spreadsheet) using terminal commands

Is it possible to manipulate data in LibreOffice calc (spreadsheet) using terminal commands. I have a spread sheet with loads of data in csv format and i want to do data manuplation from terminal ...
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How to stop LibreOffice Writer from crashing While working with Cornell notes!

I have already tried the steps listed in this AU thread to no avail(A.K.A That is what I've done to troubleshoot the problem). Basically any time I try to line up my summary text to their ...
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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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How to make Libre office writer start from the page I left off at?

Every time I open a file in Libre Office writer, I am at the begining of the document, is there a setting that can be changed for the files to be in the location tat was closed last time, or worked in ...
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Error You might want to run 'apt-get -f install'

I have the next error when I try to install Google Chrome or LibreOffice or any software I want. Error console: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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Align table to the bottom of page libreoffice writer

I want to design a like this: To achieve this layout I used a table with 5 columns and 3 rows as you can see. The problem is how can I align the table to the bottom to avoid this: If you look ...
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How to recover an .ods file from a specific (missing) folder on a damaged hard disk

I store my work files on an external hard disk. I back up frecuently, and luckily I had to travel so the new files were saved in a laptop, so now there is only 1 or 2 files still missing, not ...
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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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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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Printer keeps ejecting blank pages

Remember this? Printer not printing, ejects a blank page ? Well its back again, ejects blank page after blank page. So, what could be wrong here then? PDF now chucks out blank pages, Libre Office ...
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search and replace within equations

In a LibreOffice ODT file, I would like to replace all "d" inside equations with "g". E.g, the following equation: d cdot p_d + d cdot q_d = 1 should change to: g cdot p_g + g cdot q_g = 1 Is ...
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Libreoffice Writer got me bad_alloc alert and then crashed in Ubuntu 15.04

My "Libreoffice Writer" got me this alert and then crashed. So What it means? My memory is 2G. My Ubuntu 15.04 64Bit. Isn't my memory enough for this version of Ubuntu or this error refers to ...
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Sort images which created when Libreoffice saves *.doc as web-page

I have .doc (.docx) file with about 10 images in it. The question: How get them from file with a condition: images must be in order as they were in file (from 1-st page to last)? What I do?: I save ...
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Is it possible to flip columns of a table horizontally in Libreoffice writer?

Exchanging the position of each column with another one:
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How do I improve the scanning experience in Libre Office?

Usually when scanning documents from my Brother scanner I use Libre Office as a front-end mainly for being able to then save the document as PDF, add my own text, or print it out. The procedures ...
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What is a best way in Ubuntu to create password protected text files?

I need to send people formatted text files, like odt or doc. But I want to protect these files from editing. Not to give them an easy way to use these files as templates. Near to all of the people I ...
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Libreoffice base error: General input/output error

Libreoffice 4.2.8.2 Ubuntu 12.04 LTS I have a *.odb file in my dropbox that I use every day. It gets synced (and backupped) by dropbox all the time. Yesterday when I tried to open it I got a dialog ...
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LibreOffice skips side borders?

LibreOffice writer allowes me to format paragraphs with a border like: but when I export it to PDF, I see no side borders. Is this a bug? Can it be fixed or worked around?
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Why did my LiberOffice UI change to Classic?

After I turned on my Ubuntu 14.04, and opened my Libreoffice Impress the interface changed to the Classic UI. How can I change it back?
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How to AUTO Open .doc files in Ubuntu FROM WEB

I am trying to open Microsoft.doc files from the Web however I am unable to do this. Here is a scenario of what I am currently experiencing. I go to website where I see .doc file; I click on File; ...
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How do I fix broken dependencies after aborted installation of gnome/libreoffice?

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (64bit) with Libreoffice removed and Openoffice 4.1.0 installed. My package system is broken and I can't install or un-install anything until I've fixed the problem. I've ...
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LibreOffice 4.3 Error Logs - Where are they?

I cannot find out why LO Base cannot connect to mysql. Where are the log files located? I am running LO 4.3, mysql 5.6, on 14.04LTS.
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Libre Office bibliography short entry not showing correctly

Has some had an experience with LibreOffice 4.4 (Version: 4.4.3.2) and bibliography? Wrote a record in bib. database (filled out most of the info, including SHORT NAME) Created an citation. <-- ...
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How to enter newline in table cell where the text orientation is vertical (Libreoffice Writer)?

In Libreoffice Writer (Version: 4.3.7.2), how do I enter a newline in a table cell where the text orientation is vertical? My operating system is Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS Trusty. I have a table cell ...
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Using LibreOffice Impress' Presenter's Console with a single display

Sometimes, you do not need to drive the slides when giving a presentation, (someone else is doing it for you on another screen, or you e-mailed the slides to a remote site), but it would still be nice ...
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I want to completely remove all traces of Libreoffice 3x

I've heard that Libreoffice 4 is a great improvement over the old versions. I've just re-installed Ubuntu 12.04 (because I've used ot a lot and it's still supported). So, I did the apt-get remove on ...
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How to add evolution contacts to libreoffice in vivid (possibly libreoffice-evolution issue)

I found several tutorials to achieve this, however there is no option to add an evolution adress book in libreoffice on my installation, neiter with stock libreoffice nor with the updatet one ...