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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Opening .docx attachments in Firefox using LibreOffice

I'm trying to open .docx files from the Outlook Web App, viewed in Firefox, with LibreOffice. LibreOffice is installed on my computer and the default application for opening .docx files. What's more, ...
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Install libreoffice 4.0.1 [duplicate]

I'm using ubuntu 12.10, and i'm trying to install Libre office 4.0.1 but cant find anything about who to install it after you have downloaded the file. How do you install the tar.gz file after the ...
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Toolbar in LibreOffice is broken

I use Ubuntu 12.04. After partial upgrading my toolbar of LibreOffice is broken (the text and some icons have dissapeared). I tried to remove it and then I install OpenOffice, but it still did not ...
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How to resize table heights in LibreOffice Writer?

I'm trying to edit a table in LibreOffice Writer so that the rows are each their own designated and precise height. I've managed that for the columns by going to Table > Table Properties... then ...
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Warning while running LibreOffice4.0

I installed LibreOffice4.0 according to this. While running I get following warning. Fontconfig warning: "/opt/libreoffice4.0/share/fonts/truetype/fc_local.conf", line 13: Having multiple ...
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libreoffice not starting(with no errors!)

I'm trying to start libreoffice from launcher or terminal, but it just doesn't show up! The weird thing is that it doesn't show any errors or something, and it has an exit code of 0. And I don't know ...
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Using the data from a drop down calendar in LibreOffice Calc?

I'm using LibreOffice to make a spreadsheet (in Calc, obviously) and have inserted a Date Field Form Control. I edited it the way I want so it has a drop down calendar. However, when I go to the ...
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How do I save a LibreOffice Calc file for opening in Excel?

I am trying to save a file in LibreOffice Calc that is still usable in Microsoft Office Excel. Save as .xlms doesn't work.
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How to remove all the images in a document in LibreOffice Writer?

Ubuntu 12.04 I want to remove all the images from a document in LibreOffice Writer. My document contains ~ 350 images. Is there a way to delete them en masse rather than one by one? I tried ...
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LibreOffice not starting

Mates. I was wotking with a pdf on Drawer, LO crashed and didn't came back to work. When I try to load it from the console i get this error: libreoffice UNO Exception: InvalidRegistryException: ...
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Programmer AND student on Ubuntu? [closed]

I'm currently set up with a Windows 7 PC for work, with notepad++ and Sublime Text 2, and a XAMPP server. I'm also using the PC for studying. I'm considering switching to Ubuntu, but I wanna make ...
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Work progress of operations in Libre Office

I have a quite large datasheet (about 400,000 rows and 8 columns) so when I work with it now (for example deleting thousands of rows) it takes ages (well, minutes) and the screen fades out (however, ...
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Checking LibreOffice-saved Microsoft Word files

I'm looking for a method to verify that a .doc or .docx file that has been created in Microsoft Word, and then modified in Ubuntu (in my case, with LibreOffice) will look the same when I give it to ...
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Printing kerning problem

When I print from LibreOffice the kerning (inter-letter spacing) is awful with letters overlapping and spaces where there should not be any. I have found that if I click Properties from the Print ...
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problem with update of libreoffice

This is a problem: ~$ sudo apt-get upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done You might want to run 'apt-get -f install' to correct ...
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Libreoffice: lower part is not getting printed

I would like to ask, I'm using Ubuntu and when I'm printing on LibreOffice at paper size of (Long Bond or American Footscalp 13x8.5in) the lower part is not getting printed. It prints all but about ...
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xls file some formula not open in open office

In my office morethan 50system working in ubuntu desktop ,But the problem is some of macro function not supported in openoffice . the formula values also changed when it is open in openoffice . is any ...
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LibreOffice Calc format page crashes and does not give options for Sheet margins, portrait etc

Using LibreOffice version 3.6.0.2 under Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS. Since upgrading to LibreOffice version 3.6, Format Page in Calc has limited tabs to choose from. The tabs available now are Organiser, ...
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I can't install LibreOffice Base into Ubuntu 12.04

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 on my USB. I have everything from LibreOffice but the Base app. When I search in the Software center it comes up and I click install but after 30 seconds it fails with this ...
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LibreOffice 4.0's menu bar is not integrated with Unity

One of the most interesting features of the new LibreOffice 4 is the direct compatibility with Unity's menu bar and HUD. So I've just installed this wonderful new release. Everything works fine... ...
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When will Ubuntu 13.04 get LibreOffice? [closed]

I installed Ubuntu 13.04 (Raring Ringtail) and it's blazing fast — I love it. I was hoping, however, that 13.04 would come with LibreOffice 4.0 but it only has 3.6. Are there plans to bring 4.0 to ...
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libreoffice doesn't start

After I managed to make Ubuntu start properly and made it look OK I just realized the libreoffice doesn't work at all. It shows the start screen and then it just stops... nothing else. I tried to have ...
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How can I make LibreOffice writer have window decorations again in Gnome 3?

I'm not sure whether I've discovered a feature or a bug of LibreOffice Writer v. 3.5.4.2 in Gnome 3.4 on Ubuntu 12.04. Either way, I can't figure out how to get things back to how they normally are. ...
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When is LibreOffice 4.0 coming to Ubuntu 12.10 as an update? [duplicate]

Is LibreOffice 4.0 coming to Ubuntu 12.10 as an update? If so when? There is no Deb package to upgrade that one can just double click to install LO 4.0. The present instructions given on some ...
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Can't un-tar LibreOffice 4 download

I've tried this guide How do I install LibreOffice 4? But I get this message Can someone please explain why this is happening? And can someone tell me how to download it?
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Can't upgrade to LibreOffice 4

I tried to upgrade my LibreOffice to 4.0 on my Ubuntu 12.04, but now it doesn't work anymore. If I try to install LibreOffice again, I get the following output: The following packages have unmet ...
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Assign more tmp space for Libre Office

I encountered the error Resource exhausted. No more space on device. while saving a huge spreadsheet (Libre Office Calc 3.5). Is there a relation to the tmp space assigned for operations in Libre ...
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Appmenu not working in libreoffice4.0

I manually downloaded and installed libreoffice, but know the global-menu wont work. I tried to install the lo-menubar package but that didn't work. Question: how to get the libreoffice menubar ...
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How do I fix the icons after manually installing LibreOffice 4.0?

I removed the previous version of Libreoffice and installed the current Libreoffice 4.0 from libreoffice.org/download. But now the icons and global-menubar are inactive: see screenshot. Click on the ...
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How do I install LibreOffice 4?

I want to download and install LibreOffice 4. How can I do this?
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Is it possible to call Python functions from Libre Office Calc?

Consider the following simple Python function: def mysum(a, b): return a + b I would like to put =mysum(5, 7) in a cell of the Calc spreadsheet, so that is simply returns the number 12. Is this ...
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Cambria appears only in italics in LibreOffice

I have a Windows 7 partition mounted in Ubuntu. In order to access the fonts I created a link to the Windows font folder using ln -s /path/to/your/windows/fonts/folder .fonts/windows I then ...
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Why does Unity launcher start the wrong program?

When I left click the LibreOffice Icon firefox launches instead. A Right click gives me a choice of New Document Firefox Lock to Launcher. Until some recent updates this never happened ...
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Libreoffice does not detect Java on fresh install of 12.10: how to make it work?

I can't use some features of Libreoffice (some extensions, macros) because my Java runtime environment (openJdk-6) is not recognized in my system (see [screenshot] When launching LibreOffice from ...
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How to turn Anti-Alisasing off in LibreImpress, and on in LibreWriter?

I was wondering if there is a way to turn Anti-Aliasing off if in LibreImpress and then on if I switch to LibreWriter. If there isn't; is there a way that I could make a script like that using Java ...
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Libreoffice British Dictionary Sulfate

Greetings good persons, I believe I have installed the British English dictionary / spell-checker for Libreoffice on Ubuntu. The spell checker identifies rubbish but does not flag "sulfate" as a ...
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Can't work with files named with russian characters

After saving file in LibreOffice with russian name it displays in Nautilus like "??????.odt". This file correctly opens in LibreOffice, but with "??????.odt" title in titlebar. Another side of ...
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How can I insert an APA style bibliography in a document using LibreOffice?

I'm a college student and my teachers ask me to insert APA bibliographies in all of my works. I haven't found any site which has a clear explanation. I've seen this video: ...
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Is it possible to upgrade to LibreOffice 3.6.5?

LibreOffice 3.6.5 has been released. Can Ubuntu 12.10 update to this productivity suite version, either automatically or manually? https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/Releases/3.6.5/RC2
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Can I use an older version of LibreOffice?

Quantal has 3.6. I feel that the new version is heavier - at least for my specs. (Beside having this problem). How could I install an older version of LibreOffice?
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How do you get LibreOffice Calc to make sorted tables?

Now by sorted tables I should clarify. I'd like LibreOffice calc to create tables with the same functionalities as those formed in Microsoft Excel 2007/2010 when the table data is selected and ctrl+T ...
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Copy text in Libre Office Writer

If I have a Writer document that is a numbered list of instructions, and I highlight a chunk of text, or even just a single word in a line of the list, and copy it to the clipboard, go to another ...
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Why is Microsoft Word complaining about Libre Office's .odt files being corrupt?

Whenever I give someone a .odt file created with LibreOffice and they open it with Microsoft Word, it says that the file is corrupt. Is there a CRLF problem or are the .odt files MS Word makes and the ...
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Messed up my Software-Center while installing Openoffice

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I removed libreoffice and tried to install openoffice which ruined my Software Center and I cannot install any software now. Whenever I open Software Center the following ...
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LibreOffice-Writer Styles/Templates [closed]

I'm looking for different sets of styles (colorsheme, headings, bullet lists, etc...) for LibreOffice. I need, what is called Themes in MS Office: I know, styles can't be imported, but actually they ...
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How do I fix a Calc error message “Filled cells cannot be shifted beyond the sheet?”

In Libre Calc, when I try to insert a row, I get the message, "Filled cells cannot be shifted beyond the sheet." This message makes me think that the file "thinks" there is data way out to "infinity" ...
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How to disable the task pane in Libreoffice

How to disable the annoying task pane from appearing everytime I run Impress from Libreoffice. I do not want to keep going everytime to untick it in the View tab.
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How do you insert subscripts and superscripts into ordinary (non-formula) text in LibreOffice Writer?

I know that LibreOffice Writer can facilitate subscripts and superscripts in ordinary, non-formula, text—when I copy and paste such things from Microsoft Office Word 2007 documents LibreOffice Writer ...
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Can't open LibreOffice

I can't open LibreOffice anymore, neither Writer nor Calc. If I try it from the launcher, the icons flash a few times and then stop. The LibreOffice start window emerges for about one second and ...
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How to change the y-axis values on a chart in libreoffice calc?

I'm working with percentages and I need to be able to compare my four charts, but I can't get the y-axis maximums to all be 100, as all of the data values for each individual charts are different.. is ...