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 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: /usr/lib/...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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 (...
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Libreoffice firefox plugin

On Ubuntu 14.10 I have had a libreoffice writer plugin for Firefox. I.I am pretty sure I installed it from Ubuntu's repositories.It opened all documents in read only mode inside of Firefox. However ...
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Possible to create a PDF that includes LO Writer's “Document Background” color?

LibreOffice Writer includes an "Export to PDF" option. When I use this, the PDF's background is always white. Yet in the LibreOffice Writer file I am exporting from, it has a dark-gray background. In ...
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Libreoffice crash

I updated libreoffice to 4.4.3 but it freezes and cursor movement are inverted. I had to reverse back to 4.3.7 and it is OK. Is the 4.4.3 buggy on Ubuntu 15.04 ?
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Ubuntu crashes when I open LibreOffice

Whenever I try to open LibreOffice, Ubuntu stops running and opens the text-y DOS looking screen and restarts light display manager. Every time I open any of the LibreOffice office programs it crashes....
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How to type in Arabic in LibreOffice

I used to write and read .odf and .doc files in Arabic on my laptop and then suddenly one day LibreOffice stopped reading and writing in Arabic. I can normally write in Arabic in the browser for ...
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LibreOffice Base under Ubuntu 12.04

I am using LibreOffice v.3.5.7.2 under Ubuntu 12.04. I would like to use Base, but it is greyed out. Is there a way that I can download and install a version of Base for my LibreOffice, or do I ...
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LibreOffice Writer - How to format text as code?

Is is possible to put code snippets into an OpenDocument Text file (.odt) file? I want it to be inside a bordered box, etc... And I would like to know whether there is any way to add plugins to ...
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Disable Gnome Shell document preview

I have a password protected LibreOffice Calc file. When I press the SUPER key and type the name it is shown. Now I press enter or click the file and it is opened with some document preview, but this ...
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LibreOffice crashes on startup after upgrade to Ubuntu 15.04

I would have up-voted or responded to this thread but I do not have enough rep: Libreoffice doesnt work since update to ubuntu 15.04 After an upgrade to Ubuntu 15.04 LibreOffice (Writer, Calc etc) ...
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Printer not printing, ejects a blank page

3 days ago, I needed to print a page from Chrome, print job doesn't happen, so I copied what I needed from the browser, pasted and saved in Libre Office, on printing it ejected a blank page. So I then ...
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Libreoffice doesnt work since update to ubuntu 15.04

The update to Ubuntu 15.04 causes following problem at my computer. as soon as trying to open libreoffice the screen turns black and then shows following message for some seconds: starting version ...
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After upgrade the system to 15.04 the LibreOffice does not wan't to start

After upgrade the system from 14.10 to 15.04 the LibreOffice ( calc / writer ) does not wan't to start. I get : LibreOffice 4.4 - Fatal Error The application cannot be started. User installation ...