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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New version of LibreOffice file reverts back to previous version

I worked on a file in LibreOffice. I saved it as a .docx file. Let's call this version 1 of the file. Later today, I opened the file, made very important changes over the course of several hours, and ...
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How do unknown fonts get substituted?

Let's assume I have a foreign text document I open with a text editing tool that recognizes fonts (e.g. LibreOffice Writer). In this document, there might be some fonts used that are not available on ...
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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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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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need help with numbering in libreoffice

I am making a document in Libre Office 4.4 ,please consider following situation: 1. this is the first item in main list 2. this is second but something is wrong this is self made list (i dont want to ...
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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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Libreoffice android build on Ubuntu [closed]

I'm trying to build libreoffice android on ubuntu15.04(64 bit),I followed https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/Development/Android#How_to_build_it, but when I run 'make', I got error checking for a ...
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Where can I obtain nightly-builds of LibreOffice?

Is there a PPA with nightly builds of LibreOffice? Or some another source that I can add to my sources.list such that I can try nightly-builds of LibreOffice? I know about the various ways to get the ...
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How to use DDE(Dynamic data exchange) command in Ubuntu

I want to connect DDE with Ubuntu OS... and how to execute these command in libreOffice with DDE. SP Command: SERVER|TOPIC!ITEM SERVER = sptrader ITEM = sp + Product Code What is the my first step ...
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Libreoffice Writer start automatically after login. Ubuntu 15.04, after installing Lubuntu desktop

after installing Lubuntu-Desktop in a regular Ubuntu 15.04 installation i now have Libreoffice-Writer that starts automatically after login. I remember i found the same problem in Ubuntu 14.04 after ...
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How to remove all hyperlinks from a LibreOffice writer document ready for publishing?

I have a small book in LibreOffice writer format that I am preparing for self-publishing on Lulu. I have followed the instructions for pdf export that lulu have given for OpenOffice (given that ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LibreOffice NOT opening

When I try to open LibreOffice it does not open. I have tried to research this and have not found an answer. I tried opening it from terminal and here is the error that I received: ...
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ubuntu(15.04) restart on open libreoffice

I have updated the ubuntu from 14 to 15. Everything is fine but when i open the .doc file by libreoffice the system restart after showing the following text Started [LSB]: appach2 web server I have ...
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is there any trim button in libre office?

I was working on graphics on libreoffce impress. I was wondering if there is any trim button that would cut two objects according to their shapes.The same way as there are trim options in any other ...
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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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LibreOffice 4.4.4.3 crashes Unity (12.04 LTS)

For close to the last year, I have had problems with LibreOffice randomly crashing my Unity desktop in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Today, I found a consistency to the problem and recorded a video to show what ...
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Why doesn't the Libreoffice icon appear on my launcher when running?

When we run an application, its icon would appear on the launcher and so we can call it back after minimize it. Specially, a little triangle would keep appearing near the icon, meaning this ...
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LibreOffice slow on Ubuntu 14.04

My PC conf is: Intel® Core™2 Duo CPU T5250 @ 1.50GHz × 2 wi 2Gb RAM I am using LibreOffice 4.2.7.2 My libreoffice is extremely low, even when workin on empty documents. It may take 10 seconds to ...
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How do I create a state transition diagram?

I am drawing a state transition diagram using LibreOffice draw on Ubuntu 11.04. I am able to get almost everything that I needed except the final state. Typically we use two circles embedded in for ...
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Inconsistent dialogue box language support for Indian language?

I'm using Indian Language (Marathi) text to search some content in calc with 'find and replace' dialogue box. But when I type Devanagari text in this dialogue box, sometimes I can see the text ...
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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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Xubuntu freezing on a computer running Radeon 9100 IGP

So this is whats happening, I decided to revive an old ASUS Pundit (believe thats what they where called) with Xubuntu. It has a 3.00 GHz Pentium 4 with 1Gb RAM and with a Radeon 9100 IGP. My issue ...
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File format problem, libreoffice writer is odt format, but i need .pdf, .doc, .docx, .rtf and .txt files format

i need writer formats .pdf, .doc, .docx, .rtf and .txt files only. But in ubuntu 14.04 there is Libreoffice writer that comes with ODT format. So, I am not able to upload my resume in ODT format on ...
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How to type science equations in Libre Office?

I am used to work on microsoft word. there it is easy to insert science equations. Please help me how to insert equations or formula while writing notes.
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14.04 often at 100% CPU and freezes daily

Can anyone suggest a way forward? Do I need to try a lighter OS like Lubuntu or Puppy? Go back to 12.10? Might there be a hardware problem I can check? Or...? I've been runnung Ubuntu for a 1 yr ...
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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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How to type sinhala in libreoficewriter?

I need to type my documents in Sinhala language using LibreOffice writer. Are there any software that will enable typing and reading in Sinhala language
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Why we still cannot edit .xlsx? Or we can and I am using the wrong tool?

I have tried editing .xlsx files with LibreOffice Calc and after I save the changes, I try to open it in Excel 2010 or 2013, but they report corrupted file. So I still, today, have to use Windows ...
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Libre Office won't open

Anything LibreOffice will not open. I can open it if I switch user to guest. I have searched and gotten many results for this problem, so that it seems to be common, but the answers are ...
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Libreoffice Calc refresh many times in print preview

in Libreoffice Calc 4.4 or previous versions when want to check print preview, like zoom in/out ,screen refresh many times untill to show preview! I tried to increase memory size of Libreoffice but ...
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Looking for consistency in editing keystrokes, specifically Crtl+Right

There are two different ways that a Ctrl+Right is interpreted in Ubuntu; I'm running 15.04. In this Firefox window, Ctrl+Left goes to the beginning of the previous word, and Ctrl+Right goes to the ...
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Uneven character spacing on any pdf document opened with LibreOffice

Any pdf file that I open on Ubuntu 14.04 using LibreOffice (version 1:4.2.8-0ubuntu2) has uneven character spacing, making it difficult or impossible to read. I tried removing and reinstalling ...
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LibreOffice sort function is very slow

I am using LO 4.2.8.2 on Ubuntu 14.04. I have 4G of RAM, 23% of them are used for background processes. When I try to sort a calc sheet by selecting the whole sheet, I get very slow response, more ...
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QuickTime and a decompressor are needed to see this picture

I have a LibreOffice Impress file, which I downloaded from the internet. Most probably it was made with something equivalent on a Mac, since all the pictures are replaced with this message: ...
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open office not installing with libreoffice

dear friend I want install openoffice with libreoffice I don't want remove libreoffice . in terminal Errors were encountered while processing: openoffice4.1-debian-menus_4.1.1-9775_all.deb how to ...
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Crash of Ubuntu 15.04 working in Libre office

Ubuntu 15.04 crashes or freezes when I select text by dragging with the mouse in LibreOffice Writer. It also occurs to me when I click the menu to select it. The only solution is to turn the PC off ...
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How to view large comments in spreadsheet properly in Libreoffice?

I have got a spreadsheet which has some very large comments in some cells. The last part of these comments is not properly visible as in the screenshot. How can I read the text in the comment ...
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Make sure LibreOffice 4.4 Impress presentation is correctly viewable with old OpenOffice 2 or MS-Office 2010 versions?

I am creating a presentation with LibreOffice 4.4.2.2 Impress on Ubuntu. It will be shown on a Win7 computer with MS Office 2010 and OpenOffice 2.2 or 2.4 (can't remember). How can I make sure my ...
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Data manipulation of libreoffice calc (spreadsheet) using terminal commands

Is it possible to manipulate data in LibreOffice calc (spreadsheet) using terminal commands. I have a spread sheet with loads of data in csv format and i want to do data manuplation from terminal ...
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How do I disable presenter console in Libreoffice 4

I am enjoying libreoffice 4, but don't want to have presenter console on because we do multiple things during a presentation, and the console window blocks out any option for switching windows or ...
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Linux Crashes every time I word process [closed]

Linux crashes every time I word process. It doesn't matter if its a .doc, .docx or odt file. Doesn't matter if I'm using LibreOffice Writer, AbiWord, or IBM Symphony. It also does it when looking ...
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How to stop LibreOffice Writer from crashing While working with Cornell notes!

I have already tried the steps listed in this AU thread to no avail(A.K.A That is what I've done to troubleshoot the problem). Basically any time I try to line up my summary text to their ...
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LibreOffice is really slow refreshing the UI

I am using Ubuntu 14.04LTS and I haven't really had much luck using LibreOffice. I am currently using LibreOffice v4.2.8.2 build ID: 420m0(build:2). I attempted to switch to Open Office and this ...
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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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How to make Libre office writer start from the page I left off at?

Every time I open a file in Libre Office writer, I am at the begining of the document, is there a setting that can be changed for the files to be in the location tat was closed last time, or worked in ...
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Cannot update/install other software after failing to install LibreOffice

I tried to install LibreOffice through the software centre but an error occurred and the installation failed. Now it is shown as "installed" in software centre while it's actually not. I realised it ...
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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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Error You might want to run 'apt-get -f install'

I have the next error when I try to install Google Chrome or LibreOffice or any software I want. Error console: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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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 ...