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).

learn more… | top users | synonyms (5)

2
votes
0answers
252 views

How can I distribute mandatory settings (system and LibreOffice settings)?

The last PCI settings: Users may not change their screen saver timeout, it has to be set to 5 minutes. And locked so that no configuration can be made by the user. Users must always unlock their ...
1
vote
1answer
21 views

Can't open ODT large file in 16.04 after upgrade from 15.10

I have a large ODT file (37.3 MB) file which I can no longer open after upgrading from Ubuntu 15.10 to 16.04. I am also unable to open a .doc copy of the file of 54.7 MB. Screen goes grey, and when ...
0
votes
0answers
17 views

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 ...
-1
votes
0answers
10 views

Linux mint Libre Office not working [on hold]

when I open xlsx files or manage tables with writer it crashes. I've tried to remove libreoffice-* the installed again. But now it's even worst because it seems that lot of graphics feature have ...
0
votes
0answers
16 views

How to install 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?
1
vote
0answers
24 views

Libreoffice on 16.04 - memory settings to prevent freezes?

Libreoffice 5.1.2.2 (Build 1:5.1.2-0ubuntu1) on Ubuntu 16.04 is freezing for me a lot - just hangs, window shades until maybe 10 minutes later it unfreezes. This happens with Impress, Writer and Calc, ...
1
vote
1answer
15 views

Is There A VCS-Like System on Libreoffice Documents

I am currently writing my graduation thesis on Libreoffice. I was wondering about if there is a version control system on Libreoffice Writer documents as online platform or offline feature where I ...
2
votes
1answer
898 views

Ubuntu destop not working and Libreoffice menu text missing after ubuntu update

I was using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS smoothly and started forgetting MS-Windows. But recently I notice a upgrade notification of Ubuntu 12.10 in update Manager. I started upgrading. It took lot of time and ...
0
votes
0answers
26 views

Ubuntu 15.10 sometimes freeze and sometimes Libre Office showing I/O error

I have installed Ubuntu 15.10. When I am doing work on my machine, it's sometimes freeze and display is completely showing white and nothing work keyboard and mouse, I have turned off my machine by ...
7
votes
0answers
31 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
33 views

Remove Dependencies - I don't want to install them

PC Specs OS : Ubuntu 16.04 LTS 64 Bit After reinstalling ubuntu back on my laptop, I installed google-chrome-beta,virtualbox and opera-developer, I decided to remove LibreOffice and `firefox. I ...
0
votes
2answers
42 views

Impress presentation format problem

I have install Ubuntu 15.10 and am using libreoffice impress office version 5.1.1.3 and using windows fonts in Ubuntu, still am facing a problem am created some PPT also am saved this files .pptx, ...
1
vote
1answer
60 views

Times New Roman font missing in LibreOffice Writer

There is no Times New Roman Font present in LibreOffice Writer. I looked upon the question Installing Times New Roman font. But I have the fonts installed on my system already, but is it not showing ...
1
vote
0answers
244 views

LIbreoffice logs me out

Each time that I start Libreoffice it logs me out of my current session. I am completely new to figuring these things out so any help would be appreciated. Thanks in advance. xsession errors : Script ...
1
vote
1answer
27 views

Unity search doesn't find all files (16.04 LTS)

Why does Dash fail in finding files sometimes? I'm getting annoyed by this. First it was freshly installed apps, now it literally does not allocate the file next to the one it finds. If you look at ...
1
vote
1answer
28 views

LibreOffice Calc - Points on XY graph (multiple Y values for one X!) [closed]

How can I create such a graph in libreoffice calc? I tried to do it but my efforts are fruitless. If I have this table for example +-----+-----+ | 12 | 109 | +-----+-----+ | 12 | 5 | ...
72
votes
6answers
170k views

How to uninstall LibreOffice?

Which package should I remove to completely remove libreoffice? I have no need for office tools. That's the one gripe I have with package managers like apt, there's no simple way to perform the ...
25
votes
2answers
51k views

Is it possible to open an Access 2010 database file without using Wine or VirtualBox?

I have a .accdb file created with Microsoft Office 2010 and I want to know if it is possible to open it with some native Ubuntu application like LibreOffice or OpenOffice, I know LibreOffice has ...
0
votes
0answers
19 views

libobasis5.1-core is missing with apt-get

When I install language pack, libobasis5.1-core is missing: sudo apt-get install libobasis5.1-core ... tells that libobasis5.1-core exists in list, but not in ubuntu bases. Where I can find ...
2
votes
3answers
2k views

How to save themes of a presentation to use them in another?

I downloaded presentations with nice themes I would like to use myself. The only way I found was to delete all the content and write my own. Isn't there a better solution than this one?
1
vote
0answers
12 views

Adding video clip in Libre Impress on Ubuntu 16.04

When I add MP4 video clip in Libre Impress on Ubuntu 16.04, save and close the file, next time when opened the same file the video clip disappeared? Any solutions?
2
votes
1answer
142 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
43 views

How to speed up libreoffice? Libre office can't handle big files [closed]

When I add many pictures, LibreOffice slows down and becomes unusable. Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (8GB RAM i7 4500)
1
vote
0answers
31 views

Spanish Dead Keys doesn´t work properly on Ubuntu 16.04 when ibus is not selected

I made a clean install of Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on my laptop, an asus UX305FA. Libreoffice spanish dead keys worked fine. Then, i installed winehq and playonlinux, and then installed MS Office 2010. By ...
0
votes
1answer
132 views

Ubuntu 16.04 - Libre Office Icons Appearnce Change

I have successfully upgraded Ubuntu from 15.10 to 16.04 but now I find the icons in the Libre Office suite have changed to a very simple, almost washed out, appearance. It is now difficult to know ...
1
vote
2answers
7k views

“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 ...
1
vote
1answer
27 views

How to copy Wikipedia formulas to Libreoffice Math?

We can get into Wikipedia formula's code, but how do we read it on libreoffice Math?
0
votes
0answers
12 views

Language Translate function for LibreOffice Calc to apply to a cell

Is there a function on LibreOffice Calc that translates from an specific language to another?
0
votes
0answers
20 views

ODB Base error opening from SMB share

When I open an .odb from a smb://server/share/base.odb , Libreoffice open and then when I try to open a form: ERROR SQL Status: HY000 I saw that this error is still old, and can't migrate some ...
5
votes
2answers
2k views

LibreOffice export compatibility with .doc

I know I can open .doc files in LibreOffice, but can I save a new document as a .doc? You used to be able to do so in OpenOffice, but I can't find anything in LibreOffice to do that.
0
votes
1answer
376 views

Missing menu in LibreOffice 5.1.2 on Ubuntu 16.04

I have just upgraded my OS from Ubuntu 14.04 to 16.04. I was previously using LibreOffice 5.0 on my 14.04. The 16.04 upgrade installed LibreOffice 5.1.2 although my 5.0 is still intact. When I run the ...
96
votes
6answers
144k views

How do I install LibreOffice 4?

I want to download and install LibreOffice 4. How can I do this?
-1
votes
1answer
58 views

Supreme error while updating to KDE on Ubuntu 16.04 [duplicate]

So here's the problem. I've deleted LibreOffice, and installed OpenOffice instead. All good there. Then, I've installed KDE Plasma. Looks like this guy has a thing for LibreOffice and KDE-TELEPATHY. ...
0
votes
1answer
25 views

How to insert Prime symbol in Libreoffice Math

I'm sure that it's possible in a nicer way than just using an apostrophe.
2
votes
1answer
172 views

Hot-key support for second language on LibreOffice

After using my new Ubuntu for the first few months without looking for problems, I'm starting to try and tweak some things that would make my life easier. Running Ubuntu 14.04, when I switch to ...
1
vote
2answers
2k views

Changing decimal separator in existing columns in LibreOffice Calc

In LibreOffice Calc, if I have a column with a lot of numbers in this format 8,1 (comma), how can I transfer all these numbers to the format 8.1 (dot)? When I say "a lot" I mean thousands of ...
3
votes
1answer
2k views

How to choose libreoffice paper size?

Is there this ability to make your page size A3 or A1 like Microsoft Word In LibreOffice? Or any way to choose your own page size in LibreOffice?
1
vote
0answers
72 views

After upgrade, LibreOffice uses wrong colors

After upgrading from 14.04 to 16.04, I have a number of issues with LibreOffice. See this screenshot: Regarding the circled numbers on the screenshot: Some interface elements, such as these tabs, ...
0
votes
0answers
60 views

Force LibreOffice 5.1.2.2 to use gtk2 instead of gtk3?

I have LibreOffice Version: 5.1.2.2, Build ID: 1:5.1.2-0ubuntu1 running on Lubuntu 16.04 LTS. It defaults to gtk3, but I want to know if I can switch it to gtk2 instead as hinted by comment #7 in ...
1
vote
1answer
24 views

How to Highlight code of Libreoffice Math

When I am using libreoffice writer, I write long formulas and it would be easier if I could highlight the brackets as in any code editor.
1
vote
1answer
24 views

libreoffice calc: Importing csv full of URL's

I'm importing a CSV full of date, time, URI, etc., into LibreOffice Calc. I'd like the URIs (which point to documents) to be imported as click-able links, but the Fields > Column-Type drop-down on ...
1
vote
2answers
3k views

Can't open LibreOffice

I can't open LibreOffice anymore, neither Writer nor Calc. If I try it from the launcher, the icons flash a few times and then stop. The LibreOffice start window emerges for about one second and ...
0
votes
3answers
47 views

Is Libreoffice built in?

As I am installing ubuntu in a computer which is not connected to the internet I need to know if Libreoffice is builtin. Thanks
1
vote
1answer
29 views

16.04 LIbreoffice starts on startup

I upgraded from 14.04 yesterday, all going well generally but one weird thing; when I log on, Libreoffice Write starts automatically. It's not in my startup applications, and never has been, so what ...
0
votes
1answer
38 views

EN-GB hyphenation not working in LibreOffice 5.1.2.2 on Ubuntu 16.04

Hyphenation for EN-GB language text on LibreOffice 5.1.2.2 on Ubuntu 16.04 does not work anymore. When I change it to EN-US everything works as it is supposed to. Checking under Tools > Options ...
0
votes
1answer
34 views

Which JRE should I install for macros in Libre Office for Xenial

I have a clean Ubuntu 16.04 install, and opening Libre Office, it said it requires a JRE installed before I can run or write macros. I want to write VBA macros. Running apt search jre shows many ...
3
votes
1answer
97 views

How do I get the “right” LibreOffice Calc icon into the launcher?

I just uninstalled the pre-installed LibreOffice from Ubuntu 16.04 and installed the 5.0.5-version. Now there occured a problem with the launcher icon that (I think) wasn't there before: The icon ...
0
votes
1answer
26 views

LibreOffice Writer - Start Numbering Equation from specific number and level using fn+F3 (Ex.: start from 2.2)

When I use fn+F3, it starts numbering equations from 1. What should I do to start from 2.2, for example.
1
vote
1answer
25 views

How to pass two date variables as a concatenated string for destName to copyByName(srcName, destName, index) in LibreOfficeCalc(4.2.8.2) [closed]

thanks in advance. The Title sums it up fairly succinctly, but for illustrative purposes, here is what I'm trying to do: Sub Main dim doc as Object, sheet as Object doc=ThisComponent ...
1
vote
2answers
2k views

Default font and font size in LibreOffice Calc 4.2.3.3

I have LibreOffice Version: 4.2.3.3, Build ID: 420m0(Build:3) installed from the Software Center. My OS is Lubuntu 14.04. I want to have Liberation Sans 11 as my default font. How do I do that? If I ...