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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Drawings not displayed in LibreOffice Writer

I have drawn some data-flow diagrams and ER diagrams using SmartDraw 2010 and then inserted into Microsoft Office Word 2007 for my project. When I tried to open that document in Ubuntu 14.04 using ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 crashes and restarts when opening LibreOFFICE

Upon opening LIbre office ,, my system shuts down and restarts into the login page . i cant open libre office because of this . I had recently updated all the softwares in Ubuntu . The version ...
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Why is LibreOffice so slow when used in Ubuntu 16.04?

The Problem I'm using LibreOffice 5.0.6.3 in Ubuntu 16.04, and the program is considerably slower than in e.g. Windows 8.1 and Debian 8. This shows up in particular when I change the zoom level in ...
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Unwanted data is present when i copy in word [on hold]

I have this url (http://www.funstationpa.com) in LibreOffice writer note. When i copy and past tweet to my twitter [p { margin-bottom: 0.25cm; direction: ltr; font-size: 11pt; line-height: 120%; ...
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Are .fon kind of fonts supported in ubuntu?

I had a problem with libre office (overlapping text with images) as mentioned in my previous question . So I copied Fonts from windows and placed it in /usr/share/fonts . Some fonts from windows are ...
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How to open a file with LibreOffice Writer from Terminal?

I use LibreOffice Writer a lot, but I really do hate getting around in a GUI, I much prefer the CLI, so is there any way to open a file using LibreOffice Writer through the Terminal?
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LibreOffice Calc: Wrapping text while not expanding the cell's height in just 1 row

I have a large document in Libre Calc. All the rows and columns have "wrap text" option selected and all the cells' height is automatically adjusted to the text... BUT I found one row which, even ...
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LibreOffice Calc: two documents with same font and size with different results

I created two documents (meant to be front and back of a brochure) with LibreOffice Calc. I used the same font and size (Droid Sans size 10) for both and they came out of the printer in very different ...
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ibus doesn't work in libreoffice, pluma etc in Ubuntu Mate 16.04

I have iBus with Sanskrit (IAST) and Bengali layouts. Besides that I have English and Russian keyboard layouts. iBus works in other applications (Firefox, Thunderbird), but doesn't work at all in ...
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How do you refresh formulas in OpenOffice/LibreOffice Calc?

I started using LibreOffice and when I had laid out the formulas I pressed F9 like I normally did in Excel and nothing happened. I couldn't figure out what was the keyboard shortcut to refresh and ...
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Will snap packages get differential (delta) updates?

I downloaded and installed LibreOffice 5.2.0 beta2 as described in LibreOffice 5.2.0 beta2 as a snap package. It weighed in at 1015 MiB. There will certainly be more updates before the RC is out. My ...
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Libreoffice Error getting data from webpages - 403 forbidden Error

I need to get data from a website into Libreoffice file. When I enter URL of External Data source, it throws following error. "Error reading data from the Internet. Server error message: 403 ...
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How to convert .odt to latex?

What is the best software to convert .odt to latex? Using Ubuntu 16.04
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Where are libertine documents stored?

I have been editing documents downloaded from Dropbox in LibreOffice on my M10 tablet, but I can't find the documents in the user space on /phablet/Documents/ etc. Same thing with files downloaded ...
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How to adjust zoom scale in LibreOffice?

When I go into LibreOffice writer and hold up a page to a screen, it is not the same size. If I change the zoom to 117% they are the same size. How do I scale the page size (and not the rest of the ...
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How can I convert an ODT file to a PDF?

Does anyone know how to convert an ODT file (LibreOffice) to PDF?
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IF function returning TRUE/FALSE instead of referenced cell values

I am on LibreOffice Calc 5 (Ubuntu 16.04). When I enter "=IF(AA2<=4, X2, 0)", what I expect is that it should return the value in cell 'X2' or '0'. But instead it is returning only TRUE/FALSE. Does ...
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How to set LibreOffice to suggest corrections for UK English?

I want to be given correction suggestions while setting a text in LibreOffice to English-UK. Now it works for English-US, French and Romanian, as these are the languages that I have installed in ...
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How to disable locking in LibreOffice?

I want to disable file locking in LibreOffice, i.e., the creation of a hidden lock file in the directory of an opened document. The advice of the official documentation to comment out the second of ...
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How to activate scroll bar in LibreOffice Writer on Ubuntu GNOME 16.04?

I have noticed that on the Ubuntu GNOME 16.04 with GNOME 3.20 version of LibreOffice Writer that there is no scroll bar at the side no matter how long a document is, this can get rather annoying. Is ...
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Does the LibreOffice 5.2 snap use my existing profile?

I came across LibreOffice 5.2.0 beta2 as a snap package. If I install it, will it use my existing profile in ~/.config/libreoffice/4/user?
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LibreOffice always shows recovery process at startup due to failing recovery items

LibreOffice always starts with the recovery process for me now. It has a number of 'documents to recover' for which recovery fails. I have no need for these documents anymore. How to tell LibreOffice ...
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How to get LibreOffice Writer to use “English (UK)” spell check?

I am running Ubuntu GNOME 16.04 with GNOME 3.20, I installed all that was necessary according to the gnome-control-center for the English (UK) language pack, but yet still if I go into the LibreOffice ...
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How does ooo-thumbnailer work?

The program ooo-thumbnailer does not work. I have installed it from the above ppa and restarted nautilus, of course, but no thumbnails whatsoever are created. When I call ooo-thumbnailer from the ...
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How to send faxes directly from within LibreOffice?

Up to version 4.3, one could use the spadmin tool to setup a fax driver – which worked perfectly for me in OpenOffice and later LibreOffice. Having updated to version 5.x, that fax driver stopped ...
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LibreOffice 5.1 black text issue within dialogs

Thanks for taking the time to help me out. I can't for the life of my find a solution to this problem myself. After recently installing Ubuntu 16.04 from scratch, I noticed that the bundled ...
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Libreoffice has black UI

Lubuntu 15.10, all Libreoffice applications (well, I've tried Write, Calc and Impress) have a black UI: I've tried updating, but it didn't help. I've tried searching through LO settings, but besides ...
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“Due to an unexpected error, LibreOffice crashed” for LibreOffice Writer on 16.04 LTS

I am using the default 16.04 LTS install of LibreOffice Writer 5 (v5.1.3.2). I can open and close LibreOffice Writer (blank document) without any issues. I can also open an close an existing .doc file ...
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General Input Output Error while using Google Drive

I just upgraded to LibrOffice 5.1.3. I want to save my files to Google Drive and when I added my Google Drive account it didn't gave any error whatsoever. I entered my email ID in username and my ...
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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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How do I double click an .rtf file in file manager to open it with libreoffice?

Running Ubuntu 16.04, unity Using Files 3.14.3 (the default file manager). Have libreoffice installed. I have a variety of .rtf files which libreoffice reads perfectly. However, despite making ...
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LibreOffice icon tips shows incomplete text/info

I have LibreOffice 5, and since I installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, LibreOffice's icons tips show it's text/info incomplete. I can't find a way to fix it. I've tried: Tools > Options > Libre Office > View ...
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Customise Character Map for IPA notation

I use Character Map regularly alongside LibreOffice writer to write IPA (international phonetic alphabet) notation. All the (30ish) characters I need are in the 'Latin' script list, but there are many ...
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Some Fonts don't appear in LibreOffice

I installed some fonts (mingliu.ttc) by putting them in ~/.fonts/ The font is visible in other applications (such as Abiword & Firefox). But it does not appear in the font menu of LibreOffice. ...
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Cannot Access Base Files with LibreOffice 5.1.3

I'm new to Ubuntu, just around two months. I have a problem with LibreOffice version 5.1.3 (Base): I cannot access my Base files (.odb). General error. General error input / output. Can somebody ...
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How to configure LibreOffice in Legacy Apps on Ubuntu Touch

I was using an out of date guide which has obviously been superseded by updates to the Ubuntu Touch channels. It is seems Libertine containers can be created directly from the Libertine application ...
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How to activate LibreOffice anti-aliasing?

LibreOffice looks terrible compared to the rest of my OS and other text applications, such as MS Word. It looks like it has no anti-aliasing, how can I activate it? Here's a screenshot of what it ...
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How to convert .ods to latex?

When I use calc2latex I receive the error message "BASIC Runtime Error: Object Variable not set" Using Ubuntu 16.04
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Libreoffice - Mismatch spacing cross-platform!

I have been using LibreOffice for quite sometimes now in win10. Recently I installed Ubuntu-Mate 16.04 and even updated to the latest version of LO 5.1.3.2. But when I opened a document there, the ...
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LibreOffice: Document name in title bar?

Is it possible to place the title of the working document in the title bar of LibreOffice Writer like in MS Office? Would certainly make switching between similar-looking documents easier.
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Placing an image behind the text in LibreOffice Writer

In LibO Writer, is there a way of placing an image behind the text, not as a watermark or a page-background image, but simply before the text? In MS Word I can use the "Behind Text" option, as shown ...
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Strange problem with libreoffice impress hanging on 16.04

After a clean install of 16.04, I have a strange problem with Libreoffice impress. When working on a presentation, even without any media in it, it will freeze for minutes on end taking 100% CPU (...
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Decorative, graphical horizontal separators in Libreoffice Writer v5

Using LibreOffice Writer 5.0.3.2, I'd like to create a decorative, graphical horizontal separator between sections of text. A nearly duplicate question in the TeX StackExchange gives this example: ....
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Computer freezes during using LibreOffice

After latest Ubuntu 12.04 update when I using LibreOffice after some time my screen freezes and I have to reboot. I think something is wrong with video drivers. I uninstall and install new video ...
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Problem with Ubuntu 12.04 boots after video drivers update

After today's updates, my computer crashes (freezes) when I am using LibreOffice - I think something is wrong with the graphics. I have to constantly reboot my computer. I decided to update graphic ...
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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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Delete image from footer in LibreOffice Writer

On some pages I have an image in the footer. I don't know how it got there and how to delete it. If I try to delete the footer my text goes all the way to the very bottom of the page. I want to have ...
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Is it possible to embedded skypeid in a word file?

I'm using Libre office. I'm creating a CV/Resume. For this, I'm including my skype id. So this is my doubt, can I embed skype application link like in a website.That means, if I click on the ID the ...
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How to install the richdocuments plugin on Owncloud?

I'm trying to install this plugin: https://github.com/owncloud/richdocuments on Owncloud 9 on Ubuntu server 16.04 64bit. Can someone tell me how to install this app?' The main area of confusion for ...
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No page number in first page

I am writing a document and it is required that the first page (title page) has no page number and the second page starts with page 2. I don't know how to remove the footed only in page 1 and leaving ...