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 open xml file on libreoffice

anyone know how to open xml file ? maybe with libreoffice ? If I use libreoffice I just see only the text format of xml, with all tags and so on.
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Unity launcher and panel diappears when changing text colour in libreoffice

We have quite a few laptops (about 200) where the Unity launcher and panel disappears when changing text color in Libreoffice (latest stable with ppa:libreoffice/ppa). They all run 12.04 32 bits and ...
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Unable to directly edit DBF files in LibreOffice

I often use QGIS and need to edit DBF files asociated with the shapefile layers. I am used to do it in LibreOffice and it always worked on Windows and I think it also worked in older versions of ...
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Can't Install anything due to unmet dependencies Libre Office [duplicate]

I had libre office, but uninstalled it to install open office. It worked fine. Yesterday, as I was trying to install new software from ubuntu software center, it gave me an error message, first ...
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Convert odt to pdf via command line, WITHOUT exporting as pdf form

I need to export odt writer file that contains forms to pdf via command line, but without exporting the odt as pdf form (the same thing as you do in libreoffice when you choose export as PDF and don't ...
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Opentype features in Libreoffice

Is it possible to use Opentype's features like ligatures in Libreoffice? if yes, how? Because as far as I know, in Ubuntu and Linux in general, these features are available only for graphite(aka ...
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How to open a PDF in dual page view, but for Arabic PDF's (Where pages layout should be from right to left)

I have a PDF in the Arabic language. I've opened it with Poppler/cairo or Okular but I can't figure this out. I know this is so easy but I need help. So Arabic books are normally from RIGHT to LEFT, ...
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How do I troubleshoot a LibreOffice outline?

I have a slightly fancy outline in LibreOffice Writer that I use to manage lesson planning. For every week that the class meets I have a Level 1 header, the line is something like Jan 31: Welcome ...
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How to delete table cells in libreoffice draw?

How do I delete a whole table row in Libreoffice Draw. PLease answer quickly because it is due my project is due tomorrow.
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Exporting into PDF with Libreoffice ?

I am facing problem while exporting LibreOffice calc file into PDF. I want it to be in single sheet 1 page but its becoming 2 pages.
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Libreoffice won't start

Trying to start Libreoffice, I get: /usr/bin/libreoffice: 161: exec: /usr/bin/oosplash: not found I messed up recently with libreoffice by executing: sudo sed -i ...
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Content Alignment in Libre office is differ than MS Office

I have created a word document using MS Office (.doc), It contains words and lines. When I opened that document with Libre Office in ubuntu 12.04 some words and lines alignment was totally differ ...
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run libreoffice on background

i installed libreoffice on ubuntu 13.10 server from terminal now i have to run it with the command like this /usr/bin/soffice -accept="socket,host=localhost,port=8100;urp;StarOffice.ServiceManager" ...
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How to downgrade to a specific PPA version of LibreOffice?

Since 2012 I have been using LibreOffice provided by this PPA. But yesterday, I made an upgrade which contains a bug that messes with all my Sheets. While I wait for a fix, I want to downgrade from ...
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Grammar checking program for Libre office [closed]

A tool for checking grammar? Like Ginger in Windows. Can't find any in software center.
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Libre/Openoffice crashes when openning [closed]

I'm having a problem with the office suites on Ubuntu 12.04. Libreoffice wasn't starting in anyway. I tryed reinstall it, and nothing changed. So I completelly removed it, and installed Apache ...
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How to update libreoffice 4.0 to 4.2

How would I update libreoffice 4.0 to 4.2, I tried the default apt-get update' and 'upgrade but It didn't detect that there is a new version yet. I am using Ubuntu 12.04
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change directory during Install of deb packages for libreoffice 4.2 producing no file found cmd line

I am sure I am missing something simple here so apologies in advance if I missed the answered somewhere else. I am relatively new to linux, have had ubuntu 12.04.4 lts installed for about 2 years ...
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LibreOffice 4.1 failing - Ubuntu 13.10

The menus in LibreOffice 4.1 have stopped working properly. They still drop down when I hover over them, yet only a few of the options are available - none of them that I need, such as formatting ...
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LibreOffice constantly crashing under 13.10 [closed]

Having rather serious issues with LibreOffice (v4.1.3.2) at the moment. This seems to have happened ever since upgrading from 13.04 to 13.10 - for whatever reason, a variety of different things are ...
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How to install Libre office 4.x on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS? [duplicate]

I realized that Libre office does not update automatically and I still have version 3.5.7.2 How can I force it to update in the command line?
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How to fix Libreoffice and Python3-uno

I cannot install any new packages because of python3-uno dependency problems. Apt-get said that python3-uno depends on libreoffice-core (=1:3.5.7-0ubuntu4) but 1:3.5.7-0ubuntu5 is to be installed. I ...
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Hyphenation fails in Libre Office 3.5

"executing the hyphenation.: English(UK) is not supported by the spell-check function or is not presently active. Please check your installation and, if necessary, install the required language module ...
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Can I install Ubuntu without losing Windows 8? [duplicate]

I have a Lenovo IdeaPad U410 laptop running windows 8.1. I tried Ubuntu from a live USB and I liked it so much that I think I want to replace it as my OS. I have two questions: If I install Ubuntu ...
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Cannot edit slides on Libre Impress

A student of mine is working on a presentation for a report. The other day, he opened his slideshow and the slides appeared horizontally. The slides are beside each other instead of on top of each ...
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How can I export user defined dictionarys in Libreoffice

How can I export user defined dictionaries in Libreoffice? I want to send a document to someone. The document has many user defined terms. I would like to send the user defined dictionary to that ...
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Is there a way to read OSX .numbers files?

A friend has given me a spreadsheet generated by Mac OSX "Numbers" and before I ask her to resend it, I'm wondering if there's secretly a way that I can just read this in Ubuntu. Is there maybe a ...
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Why doesn't Ubuntu 12.04 upgrade Libreoffice,as Firefox? [duplicate]

I use Ubuntu 12.04 in a machine for working,and don't know why Libreoffice doesn't upgrade to last version,and Firefox does.
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libreoffice writer does not show “File”, “Edit”, etc. in standard toolbar/taskbar

It shows some of the captions like "Help". I tried to uninstall using sudo apt-get purge libreoffice* and then reinstall first using command prompt and then using ubuntu software centre. It did not ...
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Problems installing Libre Office 4.1 - tar.gz

I've downloaded Libre Office 4.1 for my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, then opened the tar.gx file and clicked on install and then get this: There was a problem opening the file ...
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Libre Office showing strange characters

I am using Ubuntu 12.04. In my system I have Libre Office installed. I don't use libre office so frequently. I had used it around 20-25 days before, at that time it was okay. But when I used that to ...
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Broken dependencies after attempting to install ApacheOpenOffice

So a few days ago i tried installing ApacheOpenOffice, and the instructions i read was to uninstall LibreOffice-Common so i did that with the terminal. Then all the sudden I’m seeing all these errors ...
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Zotero/LibreOffice icons in Xubuntu 13.10

I've seen various fixes and have tried several (all with varying degrees of success - explained below), and this is the sort of pertinacity thing which really annoys me: no icons in LibreOffice for ...
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Editing file in Ubuntu One

I have uploaded a file to ubuntu one. I got to edit it and update it very often. Is there any I can in which I can edit file(spreadsheet) in ubuntu one? I used Google Drive, I could create and manage ...
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Cannot re-install libreoffice after purge

I wanted to substitute the default LibreOffice by OpenOffice. To do so I followed the instructions on this link How do I install OpenOffice.org instead of LibreOffice? After doing it I didn't get ...
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Format problem docx File in Libre Writer?

I've asked this thread before: Problem with Libre Office in Ubuntu 13.04? Now the problem is just the reverse. Openning a docx file in Libre Office Writer shows a kind of format problem like font, ...
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Problem with Libre Office in Ubuntu 13.04?

I dont have a printer, and I use Ubuntu 13.04. The problem is, I write in Libre Office writer. Whenever I take those files for a print out in a Computer cafe, they use MS office 2010 and all my ...
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Guest Session - Data lost

I installed Ubuntu 12.04LT sometime ago in my pc. I also enabled Guest session option. My sister was using the Libre Office writer in the guest session, wrote a document and saved it. After restarting ...
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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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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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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 ...