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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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 ...
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Page sequence in PDF-file

Can I let Libre office create PDF-files with pages in a certain order? I am an amateur writer and produce books "in the kitchen" by printing the pages in a certain sequence so that they can be cut ...
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LibreOffice Draw tries to download 27.9 MB data when I try to remove it

I'm trying to uninstall libreoffice on Ubuntu Software Center. But it says it will also remove Impress as well. When I confirm, it starts downloading some 27.9 MB data. Why is this so? Update: ...
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Typing in Marathi on Kubuntu

I am using the latest version of Kubuntu. I am trying to figure out how to type in Marathi in various office programs. I tried ibus before. It worked in a text editor and a browser but did not work in ...
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Libreoffice calc date format problem

I'm having problems with LibreOffice calc that look like bugs. How can I discover if somethings a bug/feature/or "issue"? Example: Uploads to google calender in csv format require date/time in ...
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Need help installing LibreOffice 4.4 on Ubuntu 15.04

From a new Ubuntu 15.04 install: When launching any application of the LibreOffice suite the LibreOffice splash screen starts with the following error box: LibreOffice 4.4 - Fatal Error The ...
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Libreoffice spreadsheet unable to reference columns by name

In Ubuntu 12.04, with Libreoffice Spreadsheet, I could name a column, say "PRICE" and then make formulas referencing cells by this name instead of the literal $letter$number format. This made formulas ...
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LibreOffice: Page number start on 5th page, also remove footer for first 4 pages

No page number in first page The link above ain't working. My document has 25 pages and I need page 5 to start as page 1, with the preceding pages not having any pages numbers. I would also like to ...
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Libre Office document window not seen

Sometimes when I open Libre Writer document it doesn't show its window. But I can see from the launcher that in fact it is open. When I opened multiple documents, the same behaviour - if I click ...
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How to add different style page numbers in Libreoffice writer?

I want to have roman page numbers(i, ii) to first two pages and numerical page numbers(1,2,3,4...) to all other pages in a document. This wiki seems to provide a solution, but I have tried it many ...
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Libreoffice Calc won't show/hide selected rows/cols

Why can I not show/hide rows or columns in Ubuntu's LibreOffice? The menus shown in the tutorial aren't there: http://guide2office.com/602/faq-how-to-hide-columns-in-openoffice-org-calc-show-hide/
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How to change the spacing of formula objects in Libreoffice Writer

I'm inserting scientific formulae into a document in Libreoffice Writer within a paragraph using Insert>Object>Formula, and the spacing either side of the formula object is too large for the required ...
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I see one backslash, but there are actually two backslashes!

Does anyone can help me to understand that weird issue? I was trying to rename a very long list of folders. I went to the parent directory and listed all the folders to rename in a text file: find ...
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input method fail to work on browser/libreoffice and other applications (works on system)

I have been using 14.04LTS since last year. I uses a few different input methods for Traditional Chinese characters. One of them is the "yong" input method, and also the "quick-classic" provided by ...
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I broke my package manager

So basically, I run ubuntu 14.04 and I can't install packages. I ran sudo apt-get -f install and the terminal gave me this the-administrator@Tower-Of-Power:~$ sudo apt-get -f install Reading ...
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how to make the dash search for ODT files' contents?

I tested creating an ODT file and searching for a word inside the file. As far as I can tell, the ubuntu dash cannot search inside ODT files. But maybe I missed an option/there is some indexing and ...
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How can I draw freely with LibreOffice Draw?

I have opened an image with LibreOffice Draw. I would like to draw a free line on that image, that is to push the mouse button, drag the mouse around, and have the computer track my movements and draw ...
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How to convert selected text into single paragraph in Libreoffice?

I'm using Libreoffice in Ubuntu 14.04 with unity. What I have is a libreoffice writer file which looks like, say The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog I would like to convert it into ...
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Cannot install anything! Unmet dependencies. Libre Office

Please help, I've searched around loads and can't seem to find a solution that works. I recently removed libre office and installed open office. After trying to reinstall libreoffice. I now can't ...
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How to delete an empty row that exists in a table or a frame?

In LibreOffice Writer v4.2.7.2: How do I delete an empty row that exists in a table or a frame? I created a table in a frame. But an empty line appears above & below the table: My attempts to ...
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LibreOffice writer: Adding bookmarks

I want to fill out the "Structure/Index" panel that is visible when viewing PDFs but I am not sure how to work this out in LibreOffice writer. In picture #1 the bookmarks I want to add are marked by ...
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How do I print a Thunderbird contact name and address on an postal envelope?

I want to select a Thunderbird contact and print the name and address directly on to a postal envelope for mailing. I do not want to print a list of contacts or fiddle around with single labels. Yes, ...
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Indentation lost in Libreoffice after hitting enter

I teach and create my teaching plan in outline format. I basically hit the tab key and put a dash before a line of text. When I type a line and then hit enter, I lose my tab, and the line moves back ...
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How can I sort Chinese characters from paragraph form to get characters on individual lines?

I would like to sort Chinese characters from a paragraph form (to a list with "paragraph returns" after each character). I am using LibreOffice Calc (can also use Writer), on my Xubuntu 14.04 distro. ...
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Libreoffice calc: make search default to 'value' not 'formula'

When searching in LibreOffice Calc, the default 'search in' choice is 'Formulas'. This is annoying to me because 99% of my searching is for values. (OpenOffice either defaulted to values, or I ...
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I get pixel perfect scrolling in native apps, but not chrome or LibreOffice, is it possible to get it?

I'm in ubuntu 14.04 and my trackpad gives me pixel perfect scrolling in all the native apps, but not Chrome or LibreOffice, I've tried the chrome://flags smooth scrolling option, but that just ...
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Change Background Color of Libreoffice Writer Comments

I am using Xubuntu 14.04. I have the Libreoffice PPA added for the latest version of LibreOffice writer. (I have the latest version installed to be able to print to PDF with comments on the side.) I ...
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How to install Open Office alongside Libre Office?

I would like to install open office alongside Libre office (I do not want to get rid of LibreOffice) but whenever I try to install the desktop integration I get the following error: (Reading database ...
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Copy row and column of LibreOffice calc with heading?

I am using Ubuntu 14.04, I want to copy row and column of the Libre Office calc with heading like in MS-Excel (copy as picture)
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LibreOffice Calc - Disable rounding

There are a ton of threads on this topic, but no simple and definitive answers. Can someone please tell me how to permanently disable cell rounding on the .csv file which is created by script? ...
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LibreOffice won't show Hebrew characters

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 and Libre Office 3.5 I tried upgrading to Libre Office 4 using the ppa but failed and decided to go back using purge. After the comeback the hebrew stopped working, though ...
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Saving charts in Calc to Excel file format

G'day, I need to save files from Libreoffice Calc to Excel format. My charts are not displaying correctly. How do I make sure my charts are Excel compatible? Thanks,
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How does one reduce the speech rate in the Read Text Extension in Libreoffice?

I installed read text extension for libreoffice. I want to slow down the speech rate. I opened up ->tools->add ons->read selection and discovered the following popup menu #read with an ...
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How can I get the text of notes in a ppt file via unoconv?

I would like to get text of notes for individual slides in PPT to easily accessible format in my linux machine(Ubuntu 12.04). My goal is to convert PPT slides to image files with meta data, notes as ...
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Ubuntu phone office abilities [duplicate]

what options are there to edit and view MS-Office documents (Excel, "doc", "Ppt") at Ubuntu phone? There's really no information on the topic in reviews.
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Errors were encountered processing libreoffice-common

I have tried using "sudo apt-get -f install" and I have also tried "sudo apt-get install -f" to fix the dependencies with no luck. This is also preventing me from installing Synaptic to remove ...
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can't install , remove , purge or anything

when ever I try to open Software Center it shows a message : New software can't be installed because there is a problem with the software currently installed. Do you want to repair this problem ...
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LibreOffice 4.4.1.2 - Can't install “Help for Offline Use” on Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS

I have LibreOffice 4.4.1.2 installed and working on my PC running Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS. But, the LibreOffice "Help" icon brings me to the LibreOffice site. It does NOT launch any Help files within the ...
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Installation of libreoffice extention of language tool is error

I tried to install libreoffice language tool, and it was failed. There is an error. I'm using ubuntu 14.04 LTS, 32 bit. Here is the message I got about the error: (com.sun.star.uno.RuntimeException) {...
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Installation of both LibreOffice and OpenOffice on 14.10

As described in https://bugs.documentfoundation.org/show_bug.cgi?id=89563, the newest version of LibreOffice Writer in Ubuntu 14.10 is limited by some bugs resp. restrictions concerning fonts' ...
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LibreOffice Writer edited document is recognized as virus or spyware

I got MS word document, person asked me to edit it, to add table of contents, to add page numbers, because she doesn't know how to do in MS Office. So I did with LibreOffice writer. But when I saved (...
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LibreOffice command line font substitution at pptx to pdf conversion

Question Is there any way to specify to libreoffice, via commandline, to use Cambria for occurences of Calibri in the PDF generation without the need of any user-interaction? Context I am using ...
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LibreOffice 4.2.7.2: This document contains macros

I'm trying to open an .xls document in LibreOffice 4.2.7.2 and getting this error message. This document contains macros. Macros may contain viruses. Execution of macros is disabled due to the ...
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Where has the hotkey for “Insert” -> “Cross-reference” gone in LibreOffice Writer?

I use cross-references a lot when writing documents in LibreOffice. I've just upgraded from Ubuntu 12.04 (can't remember the LO version, sorry), but I used to be able to do "Alt-i", "e" to get the ...
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“unmet dependencies”, can't remove AOO or LibreOffice

So, I recently reinstalled Ubuntu (14.04, because 14.10 was giving some minor problems) on my computer. I forgot about the problems I had last time I installed OpenOffice alongside LibreOffice, and ...
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LibreOffice Writer is erasing my document's line spacing after I save and close

Every time I open the document, it defaults to double spacing. I highlight parts of it, change it to single spacing, save it, restart LibreOffice Writer, and all the text is double spaced. Has anyone ...
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Database Application [Ideas] [closed]

I want to build a simple application that connects to a database (the database should be a single file and should not require a database server), adds data via a simple formula and has the possibility ...
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Hot-key support for second language on LibreOffice

After using my new Ubuntu for the first few months without looking for problems, I'm starting to try and tweak some things that would make my life easier. Running Ubuntu 14.04, when I switch to ...
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Fillter by color in Libre Calc

i have given background colors for certain rows that i have verified. but the problem is i cant filter the particular rows using the color in libre calc Is there any option by which we can filter ...