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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Dislplay as icon option is missing in libreoffice

How can I get "display as icon" in Libreoffice while creating OLE object in ubuntu as well as windows. Please reply anyone. Regards, Afreen Bano
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Why can't I execute libreoffice?

I'm a newbie in Ubuntu and I'm using Ubuntu 13.10. This week I've removed libreoffice packages (using synaptic) from my system because I understand that an upgrade of libreoffice would fix a bug ...
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Can't select postgresql in libre base

After freshly installing Ubuntu 13.10 (64 bit) and Libre Base 4.1 (using the software center) the selector for PostgreSQL databases is missing. Can't figure out what might be missing. I installed all ...
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What is the difference between “Save as” and “Save a copy”?

Programs like LibreOffice and PDF readers sometimes need to open a file (say, the user downloaded and opened a file from Firefox) as read-only. When that is the case, and the user wants to save the ...
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How to delete pre-installed Libreoffice from KDE?

I installed Libreoffice 4.2 (yes, beta release, much better) when I was on Ubuntu, but then, I installed KDE desktop and Libreoffice came together with KDE. So now I have 2 libreoffice installed, one ...
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How to make cover page using Libre Office?

I'm trying to make a cover page using LibreOffice. But where is the cover option? I can't find it out.
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Daily stock closing price in Libreoffice

How can i import stock closing prices from financial websites like Yahoo Finance? There is a option to 'download to spreadsheet' on website, but it contains High,Low etc.. I just want closing prices.
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could not copy 'formula' from input line in libreoffice?

Why I can not copy formula from the input line in libreoffice so that I can use that in different file? I can select it but not copy it. Thank you.
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Libreoffice 4.1 stable upgrade Ubuntu 12.04

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, and I'm a little confused with all the info on how to update, upgrade to LibreOffice 4.1. I want to "replace" my preinstalled LibreOffice 3 with LibreOffice 4.1 but I want ...
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Calc - adding series to a chart

I created an x-y chart in LibreOffice Calc. Now I want to add series. Currently what I do is: Right-click the chart -> Edit. Right-click the chart -> Data Ranges. Click Add. Manually write the ...
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Fill the area below/above an x-y curve in Calc

I want to draw a plot with the points: y >= f(x) where f(x) is some function I define. Using an x-y plot, I can draw only the function: y = f(x) Using an area plot, I can draw an area of a ...
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How to fill a webpage form automatically from a spreadsheet?

I am working on a form filling process. Every time, I go to spreadsheet and copy the data, to paste on web site continuously so I feel bore and wasting time . I want to automate the process with a ...
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Can't install Libreoffice of OpenOffice

Two weeks ago I converted my windows machine to Ubuntu. I made the mistake of deleting LibreOffice to load OpenOffice which I have been using for years. OpenOffice appears to load correctly but is ...
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Editing watermarks from docx documents in libreoffice

I got a word docx document from an MSoffice user which has a "Draft" mark as a water mark for pages. This appears as an object in Libreoffice named "PowerPlusWaterMarkObjectxxxx". Is there any simple ...
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Does this PC meet hardware requirements for any Ubuntu distribution? [closed]

I have a very old PC with 1 GB RAM and a 800 Mhz AMD Duron CPU, 40 GB HDD. I need to run on it a distribution on which I can run LibreOffice (I need good .doc compatibility) and Firefox (or ...
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Writer feature for interweaving the lines of multiple paragraphs. ie: musical or theatrical composition

Doable in Libre Office ? Doesn't need to take solid paragraphs and interweave them.Just need to set it up. So it does it as I type them. The problem with manually doing it is every time I edit the ...
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How can I override some pages without numbering in LibreOffice Writer

How can I override some pages without numbering in LibreOffice Writer? For example: I want to write document with 20 pages (numbering in the footer) but the pages (1st, 10th, 15th and 20th) without ...
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How to use LibreOffice Impress arrows

Dumb question alert! I can't figure out how to make an arrow in LibreOffice Impress. I'm aware of the standard documentation and I found the drop-down arrow item on the toolbar, but just can get it ...
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Unable to change the position of page numbers in a LibreOffice Impress presentation

My page numbers are not working. They appear in the upper left corner of each slide, but only halfway on the page. How can I reposition the page numbers? The obvious solution is not working: I'm ...
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Libreoffice Writer cannot open a file. “General error. General input/output error” [duplicate]

When I try to open a Libreoffice Writer file, this error appears: "General error. General input/output error". The file is stored in my local file system (in the Dropbox folder). File permissions are ...
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Can I recover a former version of a libreoffice document?

I've searched high and low for an answer to this and haven't been able to find one, so hopefully someone here can help. I was working on an essay and had made substantial progress but had to take a ...
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How to run Libreoffice calc [duplicate]

When libreoffice calc is install in simdock libreoffice calc can not open how can you write in the correct command. Thanks.
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why spelling checker and grammer checkers are not there in LibreOffice

Why the libreOffice dose not detect any wrong words or wrong grammar, even I followed and I did what they mentioned in this site but no result.Can any one know how get them
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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 ...