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 to use libreoffice writer in simdock

i am new at ubuntu and i have installed simdock, and when i use edit in simdock in run command i tried enter: soffice.bin and this was for to make it run libreoffice writer, and my question is what ...
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Ubuntu w/ LibreOffice on a Tablet PC - does it have inking capabilities?

Ubuntu w/ LibreOffice on a Tablet PC - does it have inking capabilities? i use mt Tablet PC (TPC) solely for it's inking capabilities. Micro$oft Word actually has inking capabilties, so i use it all ...
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Printing 2 sides per page does not work anymore since update to 13.10

I used to often print documents with 2 pages per side to save paper. Since I have updated to Ubuntu 13.10, this no longer works properly. The problem seems to be with the rotation. Because if I ...
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How to display page number in Bangla Language in LibreOffice Writer?

I was trying to get the page numbers in Bengali Language in LibreOffice. I've tried by enabling CTL from Tools > Options > Language Settings > Languages. Then from Tools > Options > Language Settings ...
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how to replace pictures in Libre Office document [duplicate]

I have a document that I want to use as a template every so often, I will change the pictures and some of the Documents, but want to keep the general layout. I have been able to do the replace picture ...
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libreoffice Python Uno support for Python 2.7 on Ubuntu Saucy 13.10

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 13.10 and discovered that the python-uno package is no longer available. Instead I find a python3-uno package. Unfortunately I need Python uno libreoffice support for ...
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How do I install LibreOffice on 10.04 Server?

I follow @Seth's answer to install LibreOffice4 on the server. How do I install LibreOffice 4? I run dpkg -i *.deb without any error (as root). Then I didn't see any desktop-integration folder. Then ...
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How to extract matrices from QtOctave to LibreOffice Calc?

I have a large matrices created using QtOctave which is simply impossible to rewrite it to spreadsheet program, just using copy-paste won't put each number into separate cell. How do I export these ...
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saving xls as csv with libreoffice calc

I am using LibreOffice 3.5.7.2 Build ID: 350m1(Build:2) and would like to run LibreOffice calc from the terminal to open an .xls document and output to .csv. I can do this via the GUI by just opening ...
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LibreOffice Writer is very laggy in 13.10

I had to do a project in which involved using tables in Writer. It became extremely laggy to the point where I could no longer use it i.e stop responding. I'm running Ubuntu 13.10 and would appreciate ...
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How to set LibreOffice to record and show changes by default?

I would like to modify the default behavior of LibreOffice so that it records and shows changes that I make. Can I do that?
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How to update LibreOffice?

I am using Ubuntu 13.10. Is there a way to update LibreOffice? I don't mean remove this version and do a fresh install of a new version! I don't want to waste my internet. I want to just update it.
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How to reinstall LibreOffice from CD?

I switched to KingSoft Office a few months ago and decided to remove LibreOffice completely. But now I regret, I want to install LibreOffice again and uninstall KingSoft. But after I check the latest ...
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Is there a LibreOffice equivalent to microsofts office themes?

I've used MS office for many years now. Especially powerpoint. One of the strengths is that it defines and separates the concepts of template and theme. A theme can be saved and contains fonts, ...
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Why did my LibreOffice icons change and how to I get the old ones back

LibreOffice now has the icons in this screenshot and I don't like them, I checkmarked everything in the software center for all libreoffice apps. When I saw the look I started to look for names that ...
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In Ubuntu 13.10, none of the hotkeys of LibreOffice works in non-English keyboard layout

In Ubuntu 13.10, the hotkeys/shortcut-keys (Ctrl+B, Ctrl+S etc) in LibreOffice are language dependent and work in English language only. While writing in any other language (i.e. any Cyrillic and/or ...
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Ugly LibreOffice font

I have been experiencing this super annoying bug with fonts in LibreOffice. Please see below screenshot. The spaces between letters are just messed, no matter what font or level of zoom I choose. When ...
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LibreOffice problem while openning a document

My problem is that when I try to open one specific .odt document, I can't move the page or do anything except moving the mouse, which is useless. Also, the mouse, when I'm on the document, is freaking ...
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Workflow for creating math heavy notes and review sheets on Linux

I'm looking for an effective way to create notes, summaries, reviews and essays. Thus far I used a mixture of LibreOffice and LaTex, depending on size, complexity and importance. Anything that ...
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How to enable Paste function with Ctrl-Shift-V in Ubuntu 13.10?

I have very simple question after installation/upgrade to 13.10. Seems that Paste function (or Paste without formatting) keyboard shortcut does not work in 13.10. It was a very convenient way to paste ...
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LibreOffice can't use keyboard shortcuts while typing in any language but English?

I'm using libreoffice under Ubuntu 13.10 . Using English as main language Arabic as another language. When writing English I can use keyboard shortcut like Ctrl+C or Ctrl+V. When starting to write ...
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hindi fonts problem [duplicate]

I want to practise hindi typing, I have installed hindi fonts how ever when selecting fonts and trying to type in Hindi I get only English words following are snapshots You can see I have selected ...
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Is it possible to install OpenOffice and LibreOffice in parallel?

Because of this bug I was forced to use an older version of LibreOffice. But I would like to have the latest LibreOffice - keeping in this way an eye on a possible future fix to the bug. And, when ...
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How to reset libreoffice dictionaries to factory defaults?

By mistake I have added a wrong word to my libreoffice dictionary. now I have checked my ignore list and it is not there but still if I type that wrong word it is not underlined as wrong. I want to ...
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PDF's Images not at 100% quality on LibreOffice

When I export as PDF on LibreOffice I've got a poor image quality on all the images and all the documents I made. I've checked the option "Loseless compression" on the export preferences. I take the ...
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Libreoffice Writer - Restart footnote numbering for each page

How can I restart footnote numbering for each page in LibreOffice Writer? (All footnotes will start with 1 for each page)
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Inter paragraph space in libreoffice-writer

I have a pretty ordinary document where I see different spacing between different paragraphs (the some paragraphs are separated by extra space, some are not). I cannot figure out where this is set. I ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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 ...