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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Is it possible to download Ubuntu without pre-installed applications? [duplicate]

I am asking if there is a way to install Ubuntu with just the OS (and maybe a simple browser). The reason I am asking about this is I get frustrated with the application set included with the ...
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Can I open MS Office PowerPoint presentations in Ubuntu?

If I install Ubuntu can I load and use my original Microsoft PowerPoint presentation on the Ubuntu OS and use the slideshow features to give a presentation? Is it also possible to easily convert the ...
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How to set header and footer in libreoffice outside the border

I am using libreoffice for creating documents in 13.04 , but I can't move header and footer outside border, Is there any to do it?
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Libreoffice Calc: thin borders not printing

In Libreoffice Calc, by boss has dozens of documents with .05pt borders; when she prints, some of the borders aren't actually printed, it's like they're considered "too thin" to show up. It's not an ...
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document file doesn't want to open anymore. What to do?

I have worked with Ubuntu for a few months. Before there hasn't been a problem in opening Word Excel document file. But since the last 5 days the Ubuntu program opens fine and all the icons of the ...
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Page number display when scrolling

I have a question about scrolling in LibreOffice Writer. When I scroll up or down a document, as soon as I turn the mousewheel, a black rectangle reading "Page 1/4" shows up, on the right side of the ...
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libreoffice impress & MATE's toolbar

since the last update of libreoffice, when I work with Impress, the toolbars of MATE disappear without any reason. The only way to have them back is to reboot the computer. It happens randomelly and ...
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Plotting multiple sets of data in libreoffice calc

I've a question about libreoffice calc. In this link I have multiple sets of data. I want to plot mass vs volume for each one. I need to plot them all on the same chart/graph. I'd appreciate any help ...
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How to return to a previous bullet point type after pressing tab to nest bullet points

So I'm writing in LibreOffice (Version 4.0.2.2) and I start a bulleted list like so: List item 1 List item 2 List item 3 But I notice I want a sub list nested in list item 3, so I press return and ...
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Libreoffice crashes when saving document (tried deleting profile dir)

I have an .ots template file at the directory: /home/peter/Documents/Business_from_2005/Security_Web/ which was changed earlier today, from: /home/peter/Documents/Business from 2005/Security Web/ ...
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What application for illustrated story telling?

I am working on a project with kids to make them narrate and illustrate their own tale on a digital format. There will be several illustrated pages and an audio files of themselves narrating the ...
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Creating the two column design of a scientific paper

I want to create a document similar to the format of the following paper: https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/84207818/Neural-network-based-PHY-layer-key-exchange-for-wireless-communications.pdf The ...
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I am trying to remove OpenOffice to go back to LibreOffice, but I keep getting an error message

I am trying to remove OpenOffice and go back to LibreOffice but I keep getting this error message: The following packages have unmet dependencies: libreoffice-core : Depends: libreoffice-common ...
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Libreoffice freezes for one minute when CUPS server not reachable

At work, many people run linux, so IT installed a CUPS-server. Printing from various programs works reasonably well. My problem is when working at home, from where the cups-server is probably blocked ...
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LibreOffice Base and unmet dependencies

My database in LibreOffice Base is all of a sudden locked for editing. Moreover, LibreOffice Base exits whenever I try to insert a photo into a database post. I have worked in my relational database ...
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Libre office base [duplicate]

I want to Connect to MS-SQL DATABASE 2012 Using Libre OFFICE how can i do it I have already installed all the extensions related to Libre office Base for MS-SQL DATABASE 2012 OR Any other ...
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Is there any way to retain word 2010 format?

I have some resumes and other documents that are really format dependent. They were originally created with Microsoft Word 2010, and is there any way to put them into ubuntu and have them still be ...
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Is it possible to resize the borders in libre office calc?

My question here is very basic-how do you resize the borders in libreoffice calc?
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How to install LibreOffice Manually in Lubuntu 13.04? [duplicate]

How to install LibreOffice Manually in Lubuntu 13.04 ? i have downloaded a LibreOffice_4.1.1_Linux_x86-64_deb.tar.gz and when i extract i found 2 folders and 1 file, when i click install and new box ...
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LibreOffice - Silent Crash on 4.1.1.2

Just installed (a few days ago) the latest update to LibreOffice, being Version: 4.1.1.2 [Build ID: 410m0(Build:2)]. Kubuntu version is Raring. Source was the LO ppa on launchpad. Installed fine with ...
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Error while installing libreoffice in ubuntu from ubuntu software centre

The following packages have unmet dependencies: libreoffice-calc: Depends: libreoffice-core (= 1:3.6.2~rc2-0ubuntu4) but 1:4.0.3-0ubuntu1~quantal1 is to be installed Depends: ...
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How do I make MS Excel macros work in Ubuntu?

I have a spreadsheet writting in MS Excel, an .xls document, which contains macros. I'm having a problem finding a program what will allow me to open the document and the macros work. I tried ...
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LibreOffice draw: how to modify the style of only one arrow?

I have many arrows in a graph I want to modify the color of a single arrow into blue (the others are all black) when I modify this arrow's color, all arrows' color are changed. it is strange. so ...
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Opening an .accdb file in Ubuntu?

I've received a Microsoft Access .accdb file (version 2010 I believe) that I need to get some data from. How can I open it in Ubuntu? Is there any tool that would allow me to do so? PS: Read-only is ...
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problem running a command with incron

I try to print some ODT documents from LibreOffice 4 (Ubuntu 13.04 OS) to a Toshiba e-Studio 167 printer. When the document has fonts like Liberation Sans, Liberation Serif, etc., I get a printed page ...
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Key binding shortcuts not working in LibreOffice

I'm using LibreOffice 4.1.1.2 from official ppa ppa:libreoffice/ppa in my Ubuntu 13.04 x64. The shortcut key-bindings don't work. By shortcut key-binding, I mean, When I hold Alt key, there is ...
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LibreOffice PPA version has incompabilities with Unity, how to solve them?

I have intermittent problems running LibreOffice 4.1.1.2 (from the PPA) on Precise 12.04.03. Sometimes when I am either opening or closing the document, the screen flashes and the unity panel ...
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LibreOffice AutoRecovery info lost when losing power?

I had my laptop spinning accidentally until the laptop died. I have the "Save AutoRecovery information every" checked and set to 15 minutes (default?). However, when the Recovery took place none of ...
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docx format opened simultaneously with LO writer and Kingsoft writer

im using ubuntu raring 64 bit now, i just downloaded kingsoft office for i686 arhcitecture, unfortunantely it seemed that i downloaded it wrongly (i downloaded the 32 bit rpm version!) and forced to ...
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LibreOffice Base in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS: Screenshot showing too small database number field

If I ask LibreOffice base to show me the result of a query, the resulting screen will show the total number of datasets and the number of the currently selected dataset on the bottom left. However, ...
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All my LibreOffice macros are gone. How to recover them?

I had about 10 saved macros. They appeared under LibreOffice Basic > My Macros > Standard > Module 1. Today, they're all gone. I don't have the slightest idea of how to go about trying to recover ...
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Where is the file I saved on my USB flash drive?

I am running Ubuntu from a pendrive and I saved a document in LibreOffice. My computer shut down and now I can't find it anywhere! I've read that if running Ubuntu from pendrive it saves documents ...
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ctrl+enter for line break not working in LibreOffice calc

I just upgraded to LibreOffice 4.1 on Ubuntu 13.04. Can't seem to get ctrl + enter to work. It should ideally put a line break in cell. I am doing it within the cell with double click. I have tried: ...
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LibreOffice does not detects my fonts

I installed some truetype fonts in following folder: /usr/share/fonts/truetype/bfonts Some softwares such as thunderbird detect my fonts and I can use them in those software's, but LibreOffice does ...
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LibreOffice Writer dispalys Extra dash Underscore _ after each persian/arabic character!

I have similar problem in the LibreOffice (version 4.0.2.2). My Ubuntu is 13.04 If I type الآن in my libreoffice writer, It displays: اـلآــن‌ـ LibreOffice displays a dash (UnderScore): _ after each ...
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Sort and move all words in a field of column A to B in libre office

I want to automatically search certain characters in column A and if it matches move the whole word in that field from column A to column B in libre office. Like Data->Sort or Data->Filter->Advanced ...
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Global menubar in Libreoffice 4.1 in Ubuntu 12.04

Is there any way to install lo-menubar for Libreoffice 4.1 installed from the official Libreoffice ppa in Ubuntu 12.04? Thanks in advance!
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How to create/edit/save standard doc files?

I tried to edit or create doc files with AbiWord and LibreOffice Writer. It seems that they work, but when I upload the doc file in document submission websites, the systems complains that it is not a ...
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Libreoffice 4.1 not integrated into launcher properly

Running 12.04 64bit Ubuntu, and after installing Libreoffice 4.1 from the official ppa, i get this integration problem upon opening already existing text documents, them being .doc, .docx or .odt. ...
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clipboard operation between LibreOffice and other application [duplicate]

When I want to copy text from LibreOffice to an gmail in the Chrome browser, the clipboard does not work unless I keep the text document of LibreOffice open. How can I fix this limitation or is it ...
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python-uno : Depends: libreoffice-core (= 1:4.0.2-0ubuntu1)

I have install libreoffice4.1 but when I try to install python-uno It had error sudo apt-get install python-uno Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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How to export ppt/pptx to pdf without background image in Libre Office Impress?

When I export ppt to pdf, the background image also gets converted as a part of the pdf. Is there an option to disable inclusion of background images? Can this be done via terminal?
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LibreOffice 3.5.72 - non printing characters

I am trying to visualize non printing characters on LibreOffice 3.5.7.2 Build ID: 350m1(Build:2) in Ubuntu 12.04 According to the help page and to what I have found on line, I should either press ...
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Nautilus file names are not visible after LibreOffice invocation

When I open a LibreOffice text document in Nautilus, and then close it, the line within Nautilus that lists the document appears to be highlighted, and in my case it is pink highlighting. There is no ...
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when is the new version update of libre office coming to ubuntu 13.04 [duplicate]

I see there is a new version for libre office out on windows. But until today no updates has appeared on the software updater. I did check my version number on the libre office I have and it differs ...
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Failed to install “Calendar for LibreOffice” in 12.04 [closed]

If anyone know what these errors mean, please enlighten everyone, thanks!
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LibreOffice 4.1 Start Center does not show in Lubuntu

I have recently upgraded libreOffice to 4.1. However, after the first attempt at installing it manually, it appears that I do not have as many options as I did in the previous version. I uninstalled ...
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Can't use personas in LibreOffice 4.1.0.4 on Xubuntu 12.04 64-bit

I go to Tools -> Options -> Personalization. I check 'Own Theme' then click on 'Select Theme'. I found the theme I wanted, copied and pasted the URL in the "Select Theme' window. When I click 'OK' ...
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Chinese characters overlapped when open word doc

I'm using ubuntu 13.04 and libreoffice-write to open ms word doc. In most case, there are overlapping Chinese characters squeezed into just one character. Has anybody encountered the same issue? ...
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Customize in Libre Office 4.1 on Ubuntu 13.04

I am running Libre Office 4.1 on Ubuntu 13.04 and I would like to make some macros to automate some monotonous tasks. However when I go to the tools drop down menu and select customize nothing ...