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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Ubuntu 15.04 Installation Libreoffice 4.4.2.2

Following upgrade to Ubuntu 15.04 I cannot decrypt Libreoffice files!
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Unbuntu 15 crashes when libre writer opened

Has anyone else experienced Ubuntu 15 crashing when you try to open Libre Writer. Has happened several times have uninstalled and reinstalled Libre with the same effect. Is this a known glitch or ...
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I broke my package manager

So basically, I run ubuntu 14.04 and I can't install packages. I ran sudo apt-get -f install and the terminal gave me this the-administrator@Tower-Of-Power:~$ sudo apt-get -f install Reading ...
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Count number of characters/words/lines in LibreOffice/OpenOffice(using terminal) Using `wc` command

The command wc which is used for counting doesn't work directly with Office files. For example I created a writer .odt file and I wrote inside 7 words. Then i tried wc -w file.odt the output was 136 ...
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Libreoffice spreadsheet unable to reference columns by name

In Ubuntu 12.04, with Libreoffice Spreadsheet, I could name a column, say "PRICE" and then make formulas referencing cells by this name instead of the literal $letter$number format. This made formulas ...
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Batch rename using a .csv

I have 700 folders that I want to rename. All these folders together are located in one single folder. I know the locations of all the folders on disk. I also have the folder names in a data sheet. ...
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How to install LibreOffice 4.4.x in Ubuntu?

tried :- sudo add-apt-repository ppa:libreoffice/libreoffice-4-4 but cannot add PPA: '**ppa:~libreoffice/ubuntu/libreoffice-4-4**'. The team named '~libreoffice' has no PPA named ...
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LibreOffice Writer Spelling not working

Yet another issue with LibreOffice Writer. My spelling is not working:
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LibreOffice: Page number start on 5th page, also remove footer for first 4 pages

No page number in first page The link above ain't working. My document has 25 pages and I need page 5 to start as page 1, with the preceding pages not having any pages numbers. I would also like to ...
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Font substitution

What happens when you open a .docx document that is written in a font not available on your computer? How can you find the name of original font? I guess writer select automatically an other font. I ...
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Libre Office document window not seen

Sometimes when I open Libre Writer document it doesn't show its window. But I can see from the launcher that in fact it is open. When I opened multiple documents, the same behaviour - if I click ...
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Change Background Color of Libreoffice Writer Comments

I am using Xubuntu 14.04. I have the Libreoffice PPA added for the latest version of LibreOffice writer. (I have the latest version installed to be able to print to PDF with comments on the side.) I ...
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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 print a Thunderbird contact name and address on an postal envelope?

I want to select a Thunderbird contact and print the name and address directly on to a postal envelope for mailing. I do not want to print a list of contacts or fiddle around with single labels. Yes, ...
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Libreoffice Calc won't show/hide selected rows/cols

Why can I not show/hide rows or columns in Ubuntu's LibreOffice? The menus shown in the tutorial aren't there: http://guide2office.com/602/faq-how-to-hide-columns-in-openoffice-org-calc-show-hide/
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How to add different style page numbers in Libreoffice writer?

I want to have roman page numbers(i, ii) to first two pages and numerical page numbers(1,2,3,4...) to all other pages in a document. This wiki seems to provide a solution, but I have tried it many ...
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Always show menu in LibreOffice

I'd like to always see the application menu, but by default that's hidden until I mouse onto the top line of the screen. Perhaps this is aesthetically pleasing, but it sucks in terms of usability. I ...
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Change the language in my Libreoffice

I use Ubuntu 13.10 and I have installed Libreoffice by ppa. But it is in english. I want to change for portuguese. How can I do this?
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How to change the spacing of formula objects in Libreoffice Writer

I'm inserting scientific formulae into a document in Libreoffice Writer within a paragraph using Insert>Object>Formula, and the spacing either side of the formula object is too large for the required ...
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Does Libre Office have an equivalent of one note, or is there another alternative?

I know that Libre Office is a bit like Microsoft Office, but I can't find the equivalent of One Note, something that I used a lot before I moved over to Ubuntu, and I do miss the features that it had. ...
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System update issue [duplicate]

I am trying to install an update in my UBUNTU14.04 system. I am getting message like: Do you want to continue? [Y/n] y (Reading database ... 490999 files and directories currently installed.) ...
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I see one backslash, but there are actually two backslashes!

Does anyone can help me to understand that weird issue? I was trying to rename a very long list of folders. I went to the parent directory and listed all the folders to rename in a text file: find ...
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input method fail to work on browser/libreoffice and other applications (works on system)

I have been using 14.04LTS since last year. I uses a few different input methods for Traditional Chinese characters. One of them is the "yong" input method, and also the "quick-classic" provided by ...
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how to make the dash search for ODT files' contents?

I tested creating an ODT file and searching for a word inside the file. As far as I can tell, the ubuntu dash cannot search inside ODT files. But maybe I missed an option/there is some indexing and ...
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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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Highlights in Libreoffice Writer cannot be undone in Office Word

I am used to making highlights in texts But sometimes after saving the document as .doc I have to open it on a windows OS and cannot undo the highlight. (I haven't checked it in Word 2007 yet) ...
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How can I draw freely with LibreOffice Draw?

I have opened an image with LibreOffice Draw. I would like to draw a free line on that image, that is to push the mouse button, drag the mouse around, and have the computer track my movements and draw ...
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How to convert selected text into single paragraph in Libreoffice?

I'm using Libreoffice in Ubuntu 14.04 with unity. What I have is a libreoffice writer file which looks like, say The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog I would like to convert it into ...
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Cannot install anything! Unmet dependencies. Libre Office

Please help, I've searched around loads and can't seem to find a solution that works. I recently removed libre office and installed open office. After trying to reinstall libreoffice. I now can't ...
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How to delete an empty row that exists in a table or a frame?

In LibreOffice Writer v4.2.7.2: How do I delete an empty row that exists in a table or a frame? I created a table in a frame. But an empty line appears above & below the table: My attempts to ...
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Libreoffice 3.5 won't launch from Desktop Shortcut: Ubuntu 11.10 Unity

I've upgraded my Libreoffice to the recent 3.5 version. Before, I was using LO 3.45 and it had no problems on launching from the Desktop Shortcut. Anyways, when I upgraded and tried to create a ...
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LibreOffice writer: Adding bookmarks

I want to fill out the "Structure/Index" panel that is visible when viewing PDFs but I am not sure how to work this out in LibreOffice writer. In picture #1 the bookmarks I want to add are marked by ...
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how to install Tamil language Key board in Lubuntu?

I want to install Tamil language support to my Lubuntu. but from the available language support it is not listed.how do I add the Tamil language and use it to my Libre Office?
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How do I edit MediaWiki articles from LibreOffice Writer?

The LibreOffice extentions page says that the Wiki Publisher is included as a standard feature in 3.3. This was not true for me although I am running LibreOffice 3.3.4 OOO330m19 (Build:401) tag ...
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can't install , remove , purge or anything

when ever I try to open Software Center it shows a message : New software can't be installed because there is a problem with the software currently installed. Do you want to repair this problem ...
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Libreoffice automatic name [closed]

One thing I miss from Microsoft Office Word is its ability to automatically suggest names when you save files. Let's suppose I wrote a new document (without creating it first) and filled it with ...
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Libre Office Impress - Notes not showing on presentation started on MS-Office Powerpoint

Im working on a presentation and last night when testing, i noticed my notes weren't appearing on slides based on a powerpoint template. I tried inserting a blank slide not based on the same master ...
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Indentation lost in Libreoffice after hitting enter

I teach and create my teaching plan in outline format. I basically hit the tab key and put a dash before a line of text. When I type a line and then hit enter, I lose my tab, and the line moves back ...
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How can I sort Chinese characters from paragraph form to get characters on individual lines?

I would like to sort Chinese characters from a paragraph form (to a list with "paragraph returns" after each character). I am using LibreOffice Calc (can also use Writer), on my Xubuntu 14.04 distro. ...
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How can I count the number of occurances of individual Chinese characters in a document?

I want to count the number of occurrences of each word or Chinese character in a document. The words have already been sorted into groups. I am using LibreOffice (can be Writer or Calc).
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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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“General Error. General input/output error” when opening documents with Libreoffice

I'm running LibreOffice 4.2.5.2 on Ubuntu 14.04. Trying to open any document (at first only with large ones, but now all of them) returns either of the messages below: General Error. General ...
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open office writer data recovery

We recently encountered a problem with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS in LibreOffice, we are working on LibreOffice Writer file. Due to power failure computer abruptly got switched off, when restarted, file was ...
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Libreoffice calc: make search default to 'value' not 'formula'

When searching in LibreOffice Calc, the default 'search in' choice is 'Formulas'. This is annoying to me because 99% of my searching is for values. (OpenOffice either defaulted to values, or I ...
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I get pixel perfect scrolling in native apps, but not chrome or LibreOffice, is it possible to get it?

I'm in ubuntu 14.04 and my trackpad gives me pixel perfect scrolling in all the native apps, but not Chrome or LibreOffice, I've tried the chrome://flags smooth scrolling option, but that just ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Unity interface becomes invisible when trying to modify color or highlighting of a text in LibreOffice

I'm experiencing a weird problem, and I'm not sure whether it is about Libreoffice or Unity shell itself or both. While working in Writer (version 4.2.8.2, but I experienced the same in 3.5), I try ...
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How to install Open Office alongside Libre Office?

I would like to install open office alongside Libre office (I do not want to get rid of LibreOffice) but whenever I try to install the desktop integration I get the following error: (Reading database ...
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Copy row and column of LibreOffice calc with heading?

I am using Ubuntu 14.04, I want to copy row and column of the Libre Office calc with heading like in MS-Excel (copy as picture)
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LibreOffice Calc - Disable rounding

There are a ton of threads on this topic, but no simple and definitive answers. Can someone please tell me how to permanently disable cell rounding on the .csv file which is created by script? ...
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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 ...