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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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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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 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 ...
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LibreOffice won't show Hebrew characters

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 and Libre Office 3.5 I tried upgrading to Libre Office 4 using the ppa but failed and decided to go back using purge. After the comeback the hebrew stopped working, though ...
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Problem with LibreOffice Math

I installed the LibreOffice Writer, Calc and Impress packages with the operating system Ubuntu.Then through the Ubuntu Software Center I installed LibreOffice Math and I got Math not integrated with ...
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Saving charts in Calc to Excel file format

G'day, I need to save files from Libreoffice Calc to Excel format. My charts are not displaying correctly. How do I make sure my charts are Excel compatible? Thanks,
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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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How can I remove fonts that I never use, from libreoffice and linux in general?

There are a lot of extra fonts that all seem to look alike and just annoy me in the drop down list. Is there anyway I can erase them from the system?
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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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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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How do I change the default format of a shape (drawing object) in Impress

When I create a new rectangle from the Drawing toolbar in OpenOffice Impress 3.4.1, it has really ugly formatting (line color, line width, and fill color). I believe I inadvertently changed the ...
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I try to install mysql-server but following errors

i tried to install mysql-server but got the following errors. Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done You might want to run 'apt-get -f install' to ...
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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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error broken count, dependency errors, libre office removal/ reinstall, unable to install anything

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS I was fed up with the lack of english fonts in Libre Office and it's slowness. I thought I'd download Open Office instead, since it sounded SOO simple to do. It's not. ...
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How can I get the text of notes in a ppt file via unoconv?

I would like to get text of notes for individual slides in PPT to easily accessible format in my linux machine(Ubuntu 12.04). My goal is to convert PPT slides to image files with meta data, notes as ...
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Moving a pane in LibreOffice back to the main window

I accidentally moved a pane in LibreOffice from it's nice docked position to a new window. Now I can't move back it. As you can see, the Slide Pane is floating as it's own window and not docked ...
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How to change a LibreOffice Impress presentation from 4:3 to 16:9 ratio?

This is possible in Microsoft Office via File->Page Setup, but in Impress no such option is available?. Is it possible to at all? If so how?
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print xlsx file from command line using ghostscript and libreoffice

I have been searching on how to get libreoffice in headless mode to print to a ghostscript PDF file on Ubuntu Server 12.04. Can somebody tell me how to do this or if there is an easier way? I tried ...
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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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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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Ubuntu phone office abilities

what options are there to edit and view MS-Office documents (Excel, "doc", "Ppt") at Ubuntu phone? There's really no information on the topic in reviews.
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Errors were encountered processing libreoffice-common

I have tried using "sudo apt-get -f install" and I have also tried "sudo apt-get install -f" to fix the dependencies with no luck. This is also preventing me from installing Synaptic to remove ...
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Libreoffice 4.4.1.2 - some errors with viewing characters

I have recently installed libreoffice 4.4.1.2 on ubuntu 14.04 and when I add comments (that appear on the right side) when I type i get this white band behind the characters. It then disappears once I ...
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English grammar checkers for gedit or LibreOffice Writer?

Please let me know if there are any efficient English grammar checkers available for gedit or LibreOffice on Ubuntu 11.04.
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LibreOffice 4.4.1.2 - Can't install “Help for Offline Use” on Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS

I have LibreOffice 4.4.1.2 installed and working on my PC running Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS. But, the LibreOffice "Help" icon brings me to the LibreOffice site. It does NOT launch any Help files within the ...
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Installation of libreoffice extention of language tool is error

I tried to install libreoffice language tool, and it was failed. There is an error. I'm using ubuntu 14.04 LTS, 32 bit. Here is the message I got about the error: (com.sun.star.uno.RuntimeException) ...
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*buntu 14.04: Workaround for broken template manager behavior in LibreOffice 4.4.1.2?

I have the same LO version (4.4.1.2) installed on Win7 and Mint 17.1 (Trusty). In Windows, I can right click and choose "open" to edit a template, regardless of where it is in the file system. ...
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how to delete bookmark from LibreOffice?

In LibreOffice 4.3.5.2 nor in LibreOffice 3.5.7.2 I cannot remove a Bookmark. Please advise me, thanks!
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LibreOffice Base menu disappears

I just installed LibreOffice Base on my 64 bit Ubuntu 12.10 machine. It worked great at first, but the menu at the top of the screen will no longer appear at the top. It was working at first. The menu ...
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Several issues with Ubuntu

'm continuous ubuntu user since 7.04 release. I try it as fun. i don't care for LTS release just jump for new release try the new features. but i was dis pointed in 14.10 and 14.04. at first my laptop ...
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How to create a new slide/page in libreoffice?

I am editing text with some images in libreoffice at the moment, and when I need a new slide the new slide is not being created. Is there any shortcut to create a second page in libreoffice?
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Are there any options in Libre office to save files directly in Google Drive by default?

Are there any options in LibreOffice to save files directly in Google Drive by default? Other than Oog2google extension.
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filled PDFs forms turn to black boxes

I have been using Evince to fill out forms for time sheets and have had no problems until recently; My work changed the form and now when I fill them out the filled portions turn to black boxes on ...
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libreoffice writer text formatting bar - can't access all text formatting options

Here is my text formatting bar: now, when I click to the change background color the default yellow color is chosen and I can't choose a different color. Insted, if I move the text formatting bar ...
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Application problems

I've now got Ubuntu 14.10 booting up :-) However I now have a problem with using the bundled applications. Suppose, for instance, I open the Libre Office spreadsheet, it opens ok, but as soon as I ...
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Installation of both LibreOffice and OpenOffice on 14.10

As described in https://bugs.documentfoundation.org/show_bug.cgi?id=89563, the newest version of LibreOffice Writer in Ubuntu 14.10 is limited by some bugs resp. restrictions concerning fonts' ...
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LibreOffice command line font substitution at pptx to pdf conversion

Question Is there any way to specify to libreoffice, via commandline, to use Cambria for occurences of Calibri in the PDF generation without the need of any user-interaction? Context I am using ...
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LibreOffice Writer edited document is recognized as virus or spyware

I got MS word document, person asked me to edit it, to add table of contents, to add page numbers, because she doesn't know how to do in MS Office. So I did with LibreOffice writer. But when I saved ...
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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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Removing old versions oflibreoffice [duplicate]

I recently installed LibreOffice version 4.4.1.2. However it seems to have left behind LibreOffice 4.4.0.3. How do I get rid of this?
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How do I enable the libreoffice quickstarter in unity?

I would like to get my quickstarter to show in unity, or replace it with an indicator. Is this possible?. I tried Unity 2D, and to my shock, it works there, but refuses to work in unity proper.
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How to insert GPS coordinates in a spreadsheet automatically?

Currently, I copy paste the GPS coordinates from another app. Is there any way to automate it (or any function), such that the current GPS coordinates automatically get entered in a cell?