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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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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LibreOffice skips side borders?

LibreOffice writer allowes me to format paragraphs with a border like: but when I export it to PDF, I see no side borders. Is this a bug? Can it be fixed or worked around?
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How do I fix broken dependencies after aborted installation of gnome/libreoffice?

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (64bit) with Libreoffice removed and Openoffice 4.1.0 installed. My package system is broken and I can't install or un-install anything until I've fixed the problem. I've ...
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Why did my LiberOffice UI change to Classic?

After I turned on my Ubuntu 14.04, and opened my Libreoffice Impress the interface changed to the Classic UI. How can I change it back?
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Libre Office bibliography short entry not showing correctly

Has some had an experience with LibreOffice 4.4 (Version: 4.4.3.2) and bibliography? Wrote a record in bib. database (filled out most of the info, including SHORT NAME) Created an citation. <-- ...
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How to AUTO Open .doc files in Ubuntu FROM WEB

I am trying to open Microsoft.doc files from the Web however I am unable to do this. Here is a scenario of what I am currently experiencing. I go to website where I see .doc file; I click on File; ...
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Ubuntu crashes when I open LibreOffice

Whenever I try to open LibreOffice, Ubuntu stops running and opens the text-y DOS looking screen and restarts light display manager. Every time I open any of the LibreOffice office programs it ...
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LibreOffice freezes Ubuntu 14.04 When i open it

Everytime when i open any sort of document format from LibreOffice, and even if i just open it to try and create a new document, it straight up just freezes my system. It won't unfreeze until i either ...
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Missing Python in LibreOffice organize macros menu

I have the LibreOffice 4.0.2.2 that comes with Ubuntu 13.04. The Tools-Macros-Organize macros menu only shows the LibreOffice Basic item. I assumed I would find also Python and other languages. This ...
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Printer not printing, ejects a blank page

3 days ago, I needed to print a page from Chrome, print job doesn't happen, so I copied what I needed from the browser, pasted and saved in Libre Office, on printing it ejected a blank page. So I then ...
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LibreOffice crashes on startup after upgrade to Ubuntu 15.04

I would have up-voted or responded to this thread but I do not have enough rep: Libreoffice doesnt work since update to ubuntu 15.04 After an upgrade to Ubuntu 15.04 LibreOffice (Writer, Calc etc) ...
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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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problem with save function on ubuntu 15.04 using libre office

after i upgraded ubuntu on 15.04. when I opened an .xls file on libre office and made some changes when I press save the original file stay as it was before like I didnt do anything, the exact file ...
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python-uno : Depends: libreoffice-core (= 1:4.0.2-0ubuntu1)

I have install libreoffice4.1 but when I try to install python-uno It had error sudo apt-get install python-uno Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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LibreOffice 4.3 Error Logs - Where are they?

I cannot find out why LO Base cannot connect to mysql. Where are the log files located? I am running LO 4.3, mysql 5.6, on 14.04LTS.
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Trying to fix broken dependancies ( Libre Office)

I have a very annoying issue at the moment and would love someone to help me out here. Earlier in the month I uninstalled Libreoffice and installed Openoffice only To find out that I do not like open ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 libreoffice crash

I run ubuntu 15.04. When I select a long text in libreoffice writer using my mouse the entire OS freezes, but if I select the entire text via ctrl+a, it works fine. I have re-installed ubuntu several ...
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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 to add evolution contacts to libreoffice in vivid (possibly libreoffice-evolution issue)

I found several tutorials to achieve this, however there is no option to add an evolution adress book in libreoffice on my installation, neiter with stock libreoffice nor with the updatet one ...
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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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LibreOffice Spell Checker doesn't work?

I was a little surprised to discover that in LibreOffice (3.5.4.2), the spell check doesn't actually work. I was surprised since spell checkers have been around since....80's? Not a difficult thing. ...
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How to enter newline in table cell where the text orientation is vertical (Libreoffice Writer)?

In Libreoffice Writer (Version: 4.3.7.2), how do I enter a newline in a table cell where the text orientation is vertical? My operating system is Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS Trusty. I have a table cell ...
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code highlight extension for Libre Office writer

I recently wrote a repport for school with a lot of code in it. The only way I found to wrok was to highlight it with STRONG and that is really quite ugly. So is there a code highlightning extension ...
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Libreoffice Presenter Console in single window

I want to see what Presenter Console looks like while I design my slide-notes in Libreoffice Impress for my talks. I'm working on a single-monitor system but Presenter Console can only be enabled ...
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Using LibreOffice Impress' Presenter's Console with a single display

Sometimes, you do not need to drive the slides when giving a presentation, (someone else is doing it for you on another screen, or you e-mailed the slides to a remote site), but it would still be nice ...
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I want to completely remove all traces of Libreoffice 3x

I've heard that Libreoffice 4 is a great improvement over the old versions. I've just re-installed Ubuntu 12.04 (because I've used ot a lot and it's still supported). So, I did the apt-get remove on ...
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How does one reduce the speech rate in the Read Text Extension in Libreoffice?

I installed read text extension for libreoffice. I want to slow down the speech rate. I opened up ->tools->add ons->read selection and discovered the following popup menu #read with an ...
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Libreoffice firefox plugin

On Ubuntu 14.10 I have had a libreoffice writer plugin for Firefox. I.I am pretty sure I installed it from Ubuntu's repositories.It opened all documents in read only mode inside of Firefox. However ...
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Libreoffice crash

I updated libreoffice to 4.4.3 but it freezes and cursor movement are inverted. I had to reverse back to 4.3.7 and it is OK. Is the 4.4.3 buggy on Ubuntu 15.04 ?
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Possible to create a PDF that includes LO Writer's “Document Background” color?

LibreOffice Writer includes an "Export to PDF" option. When I use this, the PDF's background is always white. Yet in the LibreOffice Writer file I am exporting from, it has a dark-gray background. In ...
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How to type in Arabic in LibreOffice

I used to write and read .odf and .doc files in Arabic on my laptop and then suddenly one day LibreOffice stopped reading and writing in Arabic. I can normally write in Arabic in the browser for ...
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LibreOffice Base under Ubuntu 12.04

I am using LibreOffice v.3.5.7.2 under Ubuntu 12.04. I would like to use Base, but it is greyed out. Is there a way that I can download and install a version of Base for my LibreOffice, or do I ...
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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 - How to format text as code?

Is is possible to put code snippets into an OpenDocument Text file (.odt) file? I want it to be inside a bordered box, etc... And I would like to know whether there is any way to add plugins to ...
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Libreoffice doesnt work since update to ubuntu 15.04

The update to Ubuntu 15.04 causes following problem at my computer. as soon as trying to open libreoffice the screen turns black and then shows following message for some seconds: starting version ...
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Disable Gnome Shell document preview

I have a password protected LibreOffice Calc file. When I press the SUPER key and type the name it is shown. Now I press enter or click the file and it is opened with some document preview, but this ...
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Why does my Xubuntu LibreOffice look 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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Are there any plans for releasing new Interface for LibreOffice?

With all my respects, LibreOffice seems to be a very old version of Microsoft Office. LiberOffice Team should work on it GUI (Icons, Appearance), so is there any plans to improve its appearance? Is ...
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Excel document problems

I'm having troubles with Excel document (.xlsx). Something happened and whenever I try to open it I get this window: I tried with setting different types of character sets but there was no result. ...
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LibreOffice Draw tries to download 27.9 MB data when I try to remove it

I'm trying to uninstall libreoffice on Ubuntu Software Center. But it says it will also remove Impress as well. When I confirm, it starts downloading some 27.9 MB data. Why is this so? Update: ...
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After upgrade the system to 15.04 the LibreOffice does not wan't to start

After upgrade the system from 14.10 to 15.04 the LibreOffice ( calc / writer ) does not wan't to start. I get : LibreOffice 4.4 - Fatal Error The application cannot be started. User installation ...
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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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Page sequence in PDF-file

Can I let Libre office create PDF-files with pages in a certain order? I am an amateur writer and produce books "in the kitchen" by printing the pages in a certain sequence so that they can be cut ...
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Typing in Marathi on Kubuntu

I am using the latest version of Kubuntu. I am trying to figure out how to type in Marathi in various office programs. I tried ibus before. It worked in a text editor and a browser but did not work in ...
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Need help installing LibreOffice 4.4 on Ubuntu 15.04

From a new Ubuntu 15.04 install: When launching any application of the LibreOffice suite the LibreOffice splash screen starts with the following error box: LibreOffice 4.4 - Fatal Error The ...
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Libreoffice calc date format problem

I'm having problems with LibreOffice calc that look like bugs. How can I discover if somethings a bug/feature/or "issue"? Example: Uploads to google calender in csv format require date/time in ...
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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 ...