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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LibreOffice Base 3.5: no Report Builder

I have tried installing Base several times and have read the Wikipedia information about the report builder -- and still cannot get it. I want to use a MySQL database and LibreOffice Base to generate ...
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LibreOffice Writer Styles

Is there anyway to easyly manage styles on LibreOffice Writer ? For instance, by installing a add-on ? When I was using Word, it was really intuitive to use differents styles, manage them and edit ...
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Libre Office menu does not show submenus automatically

I've just update my libreoffice 4.0.2.2 to 4.0.3.3.... When I start Writer, Impress or Calc, the first time I click on any main menu it does not show submenus automatically (I recorded problem using ...
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How can I update LibreOffice to 4.0.3?

My version of LibreOffice is 4.0.2.2. and 4.0.3 was released three days ago. Should I add PPA in order to get updated or my Ubuntu 13.04 will update automatically after few days?
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LibreOffice PPA in 12.04 update?

I added ppa:libreoffice/ppa to my 12.04 install so I could install LO 4, and my only question is: Will LO update through the ppa by itself when a new version is out, or will I have to do it manually?
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How to import a pdf in libreoffice? under ubuntu, all pages are blank

I have some .pdf generated by a scanner, that I want to import in LibreOffice and do some small editing. The PDF has only one object per page, a page-size image. If I open it in LibreOffice under ...
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How do I Reset Libreoffice User Preference?

In order to get rid of some persistent problem, I have decided to completely remove libreoffice preferences from my machine and then recreate it. I know that user preferences are in this ...
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How to edit , read kannada documents created on microsoft word with Nudi Ekabhashe fonts on ubuntu? And vice versa?

How to read, edit Kannada documents created on Libreoffice with Unicode fonts (kedage lohit etc) on Microsoft word in Windows.How to ensure inter-operability in both ways?
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libre office ls: error initializing month strings 13.04

I'm trying to start libre office writer up, but it doesn't do anything. I started it from the terminal as root and it showed me this: ls: error initializing month strings /usr/bin/libreoffice: 49: ...
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LibreOffice crashes (or hangs) 12.10 and 13.04 [closed]

I installed Ubuntu 12.10 several months ago, but LibreOffice was entirely unusable. Whenever I opened a document, spreadsheet, etc. it would crash or hang the desktop. I waited for Ubuntu 13.04, ...
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LibreOffice global menu not working (ubuntu 13.04) [closed]

There is a BUG on ubuntu 13.04 with libreoffice 4, the global menu and HUF do not work correctly. I use ubuntu 13.04 (I intalled the BETA 2, a week before the final release)
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LibreOffice 4.0 doesn't show modules writer, calc, etc anymore

I haven't used it for about 2 weeks and today when I wanted to start and .odt file I found out that it doesn't work anymore. I can't find Writer and the rest of them in the search lense but the files ...
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LibreOffice Resolution Problem

This morning I upgraded to 13.04 from 12.10. Everything seemed to be working fine until I checked LibreOffice and something had gone funny with the visuals (and Gnome integration? My knowledge of ...
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do-release-upgrade reinstalling unwanted packages

I just wanted to update my installation of 12.04 LTS (Server, no WM) to 12.10. After calling 'do-release-upgrade' it suggests to download 754M of files, among those libreoffice etc... This ...
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How do I install LibreOffice 4.0.2?

After I upgraded to 13.04 I noticed that Libreoffice 4.0.2 wasn't working, at all. When I click its launcher I get the this start up box: which amounts to no program being opened. I have ...
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Having multiple <family> in <alias> isn't supported and may not works as expected

Fontconfig warning: "/usr/lib/libreoffice/share/fonts/truetype/fc_local.conf", line 13: Having multiple <family> in <alias> isn't supported and may not works as expected I run my script ...
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Why does my Xubuntu LibreOffice looks ugly?

My LibreOffice installation looks like Windows 95. The rest of my Xubuntu looks okay. Why? How can I fix it? Click on the image for a full-resolution picture. On the screenshot Leafpad and ...
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Gillson font is displaying as Times new roman [duplicate]

In my application I am applying gill san font it is working in windows,but in Ubuntu it is displaying as Times new roman.I have Libre Office in my Ubuntu System.But Why it is not supporting Gill san ...
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How to completely remove mythes-ru and repair broken package catalog

ruddcl@Tashkent-02:/$ sudo apt-get remove --purge mythes-ru Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done You might want to run 'apt-get -f install' ...
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Why are different Libreoffice Applications grouped together on Unity launcher?

When opening a Writer window for instance and a Calc window - any 2 different LO applications really - the icons on Unity launcher are grouped together under a general Libreoffice icon. How can they ...
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txt file and linebreaks

I used antiword >filename.txt To convert a .doc word document to a txt file. Then I edited the file in nano (also tried vim) and when the document is viewed in libre office and gvim or even text ...
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LIbreOffice 3.4.4 won't update

I have ubuntu 11.10 installed on my machine and LibreOffice 3.4.4 came with it. Since I know there is a newer version out there, I ran the following commands: sudo add-apt-repository ...
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How to set LibreOffice to use Persian / Arabic-Indic / Hindi page numbers?

I want to have my page numbers in LibreOffice Impress to be in Persian. Which means ۰۱۲۳۴۵۶۷۸۹ instead of 0123456789.
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What LibreOffice format works best in MS Office?

For a school project I need to collaborate with a lot of different people, and they all use MS Office. Of course they all have problems with opening .odt files. (even though MS says that Office should ...
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Does LibreOffice Writer or any other word processor support inline equations?

A feature of Word 2010 I love is the capability of inserting truly inline mathematical equations. By "truly inline" I mean that for all intents and purposes, editing or adding a mathematical formula ...
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How do I get LibreOffice to make titles for columns such that as I scroll down I see the titles instead of “A,B,C,…” for columns?

By instead of "A,B,C,..." I mean the column letters you see in this screenshot: I am using LibreOffice 4.0.2 that I installed from the tarball of debian packages that I downloaded from the ...
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PDF smart file diff

I have a LibreOffice document that I converted to PDF at some point in time using the built-in capabilities. The timestamp on the PDF is later than on the word processing document, so that makes ...
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How do I modify Libre Office launcher's icon right-click menu on Ubuntu 13.04? [duplicate]

Upon right-click Libre Office Unity launcher icon shows only two items: to open Libre Office itself (i.e. its main menu) or to unpin the icon from launcher. I want Libre Office icon in my Unity bar ...
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LibreOffice : How to save themes of a presentation to use them in another?

I downloaded presentations with nice themes I would like to use myself. The only way I found was to delete all the content and write my own. Isn't there a better solution than this one?
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I do not find the version of LibreOffice

I recently installed the Wubi version of Ubuntu12.10. I need to find the version of LibreOffice installed on my system, but I cannot find it anywhere.Who can help me?
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Persona issues in LibreOffice 4.0.2.2

Just wondering are there any issues with the personas in LO 4.0.2.2?? I installed LO 4.0.2.2 as follows: sudo apt-get purge libreoffice* sudo add-apt-repository ppa:libreoffice/libreoffice-4-0 sudo ...
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Converting a LibreOffice Impress slideshow so that it will run on my wife's blog

My wife is an artist and she made a slideshow at my suggestion in Impress. After spending a Jillion hours learning how to make it work and the whole learning curve thing she was finally satisfied ...
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printer setting changes to GENERIC PRINTER

OS=ubuntu 12.04 64bit LO=3.5 I am running Ubuntu on client through LTSP. On the server, I have added 2 network printer through CUPS and shared between my fat clients. I am able to print ...
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Change office file associations to MS Office 2010

I have freshly installed Ubuntu 12.10 64 bit on my HP Pavilion g6 laptop. Post installation I installed MS Office 2010 through wine. By default all office files viz. xls/x, doc/x, ppt/x are associated ...
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Why this launcher button contains two applications?

Please take a look at this launcher button. When I hover the mouse on it, it shows the name of LibreOffice Calc. If I right click on it, it shows two applications, New Spreadsheet and Terminal ...
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libreoffice-core seems to have corrupted

I had libreoffice Version 3.X installed along with my Ubuntu version 11. After i did the upgrade to 12.04, my libreoffice behavior changed. I decided to upgrade tto Libre office 4X. During the ...
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LibreOffice documents spill over into workplace below

I have LibreOffice 3.6.2.2 My problem is that documents sometimes (not always, it seems to be random) spill over into workplace below. The typing area is all on the screen, but the bottom part of the ...
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LibreOffice Calc won't open in Excel

When I save my LibreOffice Calc file to Exel format it won't open correctly when opened in Excel. All of the cell information and text and any formatting goes away and it is one big mass of cell ...
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How do I get LibreOffice Base to access MS Access 2003 data

If I'm to leave Microsoft XP behind I need to work with my MS Access data files in Libreoffice Base or something similar. How do I get LibreOffice Base to access MS Access 2003 data files?
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libreoffice can not be removed completely [duplicate]

I am using ubuntu12.04 and the xfce4.6. Now I remove the libreoffice through the Ubuntu Software Center,however it seems that it is not removed completely. Since I can find the libreoffice item at ...
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Bold font in user interface of LibreOffice

I just had a new installation of LibreOffice from apt-get and it seems that all the fonts in the user interface (text in menus, text in dialogs etc...) appears to be bold. It creates an ...
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Why Chinese for my uploads?

Didn't use to happen. Now happens with any upload of csv data, regardless of content (and it isn't Chinese!). I checked cat /etc/default/locale LANG="en_US.UTF-8" My language settings are all ...
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LibreOffice Writer 4 theme problem

After upgrade to Ubuntu 12.10 writer disappeared so I installed it via software center but now my Writer look like this: How to revert to default theme so it looks exact like rest of system. I'm ...
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Romanian special characters: the default (comma, standard) version looks bad in LibreOffice, the cedilla versions are reported as incorrect

There are certain Romanian characters (ș, î, ț, ă, â) which are handled differently in the different key layouts. The standard layout makes them look odd, different from the other letters in ...
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Write a Footnote Per page

I need to write a footnote per page in my document (not a footer which is the same throughout document). How do I do that? Note that some page have no footnote(s)
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How to remove or recover password from a LibreOffice document

I have 2 old documents in ODT format that I either made a typo or forgot the actual password for them. I want to recover the password or simply remove it. What steps (If available) are there to remove ...
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Does anyone know how to WRAP text in a cell in Libreoffice Calc?

I am wondering how to wrap text in a single cell in libreoffice Calc. Does anyone know?
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Download/Save Persona files

I love the new features of LibreOffice 4, especially the ability to have a persona installed on it. My favorite is this one. Anyways, I have a midline internet connection, and I was wondering if ...
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I need the Best/Most Secure Supported JRE for LibreOffice

I want to utilize the Java supported functions of LibreOffice (database/Macros), but I know Java is known to be insecure (notably the latest, cross-platform, zero-day exploit). What is the best ...
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LibreOffice 4 Skins?

I read on the LibreOffice here that said you could use Firefox Personas on LibreOffice 4. Is this true, or did I mus-interpret this?