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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How do I install LibreOffice 4?

I want to download and install LibreOffice 4. How can I do this?
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Is there a PPA with the latest version of LibreOffice?

There was recently another release of LibreOffice, but it is a pain to have to manually go to their website and download the packages every time there is a new release. Is there a PPA that always has ...
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What is the difference between OpenOffice and the newly created LibreOffice?

What is the difference between OpenOffice and LibreOffice? I understand that LibreOffice is another fork that is going to be developed. I have used OpenOffice since v1 and am wondering if there is a ...
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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 ...
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How can I convert an ODT file to a PDF?

Does anyone know how to convert an ODT file (LibreOffice) to PDF?
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How do I install the latest stable version of LibreOffice?

LibreOffice is seeing some dramatic improvements each version and subversion that goes out. I would like to have always the latest version of LibreOffice on my machine(s). I know of the PPA that ...
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How to install a LibreOffice Dictionary (Spelling Check, Thesaurus…)

What are the steps to install the Spelling Check and other language supports for LibreOffice. For example spanish, french, italian, etc..
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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 ...
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How to maintain document compatibility between LibreOffice and other office suites?

When I save a document in LibreOffice and try to open it in Office 2007 for example, most or all of the paragraphs moved somehow. For what I found out is that the document has Widows and Orphans. How ...
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Why doesn't LibreOffice work with the HUD?

So I have tried out a couple daily builds and beta 1, and love HUD. However, currently LibreOffice does not play nice with HUD and I was wondering if there was a way to make it work with HUD. Kinda ...
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Why isn't lo-menubar installed by default in LibreOffice?

Will I face any problems by installing the lo-menubar to give libreoffice global menus in Natty? I'm wondering why it isn't installed by default. Are there stability problems or anything?
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LibreOffice missing certain Microsoft fonts

I don't have these fonts: times new roman, arial and calibri..., like in microsoft office? What can I do?
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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 to install LibreOffice? (replacing OpenOffice.org)

On 10.10 how do I get rid of Openoffice.org, and install LibreOffice without borking my system?
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Scrolling and display problem (bug?) in LibreOffice 3.6 and above [closed]

This problem started with a new version of LibreOffice, 3.6.2.2. (the one with the new green splash screen instead of the old white one) and continued up to the latest 4.x versions. My documents are ...
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Are there alternatives to LibreOffice?

Is there any alternative to LibreOffice? It seems to unfamiliar to MS office users. I found while running certain presentations in .ppt or .pptx it is not fully compatible.
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Synonyms for different languages in LibreOffice Writer? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I add English-UK thesaurus in LibreOffice? When setting a text for English US the context menu contains 'Synonyms' This is not the case for the other languages ...
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How do I update LibreOffice to next point release in 14.04?

I want to update my LibreOffice (whole package). Is there a way to do it without uninstalling old and then installing new? If there is no option for updating directly, how should I do it otherwise? ...
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LibreOffice can't use keyboard shortcuts while typing in any language but English?

I'm using libreoffice under Ubuntu 13.10 . Using English as main language Arabic as another language. When writing English I can use keyboard shortcut like Ctrl+C or Ctrl+V. When starting to write ...
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How to replace LibreOffice with OpenOffice?

To put it simply, I do not want LibreOffice. How can I remove LibreOffice and install OpenOffice. I have tried installing the .deb packages from the OpenOffice download but nothing visibly happens. ...
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How to install Libreoffice 3.5.4 in Ubuntu 12.04?

I want to know how to install LibreOffice 3.5.4 in Ubuntu 12.04. I heard that it has many improvements over its earlier versions.
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How do I add English-UK thesaurus and other locales to LibreOffice?

I have been trying to use English-UK thesaurus in LibreOffice but so far cannot get it to work. I have installed mythes-en-us as only it was available in repos. As suggested in some forums I searched ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - LibreOffice Writer doesn't have visible minimize, maximize and close buttons

Window menu for LibreOffice Writer is locked under Unity global menu bar. If I go in System Settings → Appearance → Behavior and I checked "Show the menu for a window in the window's title ...
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LibreOffice shows many icons on the Launcher, what can I do about this?

When I run LibreOffice it shows another icon at the launcher. If I open new files it will keep showing new icons for each file. When I run it from the terminal it does not return any error messages. ...
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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 kepp appearing near the icon, meaning this ...
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Does Microsoft Office 2010 still have incompatibility issues with LibreOffice

I know Microsoft Office 2003 and Microsoft Office 2007 have some incompatibility issues with LibreOffice. For example if I create a document in LibreOffice with doc format and try to open it in Office ...
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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.
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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 ...
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Sheet name font size on LibreOffice Calc is too small

I am using LibreOffice 3.5.3.2 (Ubuntu 12.04) and the buttons to switch tabs in Calc are written with small fonts. They're so small I can't even read what is written on them. I could not find a way ...
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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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How can I stop LibreOffice from randomly crashing?

Libreoffice keeps on crashing randomly. It will do this when I am typing and when I am switching desktops or anything. There is no patter to it. I need some help here. Anyone had this problem or ...
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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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Alternatives to LibreOffice

What alternatives to LibreOffice (specially LO Writer) does Ubuntu come with. I have seen Abiword there but are there others?
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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 to remove all the images in a document in LibreOffice Writer?

Ubuntu 12.04 I want to remove all the images from a document in LibreOffice Writer. My document contains ~ 350 images. Is there a way to delete them en masse rather than one by one? I tried ...
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How to “properly” downgrade LibreOffice versions

I am using the stable LibreOffice PPA, which just pushed out 3.5.0 and I (foolishly) upgraded from 3.4.5. Now my LibreOffice is broken, with all sorts of issues like icons and launchers not ...
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What office suite will be used in 11.04?

Which office suite will be used in Ubuntu 11.04? Open Office or LibreOffice?
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How to set LibreOffice to suggest corrections in English-UK in Lubuntu 12.04?

I want to be given correction suggestions while setting a text in LibreOffice to English-UK. Now it works for English-US, French and Romanian, as these are the languages that I have installed in ...
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What is the way to get the latest version of LibreOffice?

Use the ppa or manually install the debs from http://www.libreoffice.org ? Is there any difference between the two? How long does it take for the ppa to upgrade to the latest version?
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How to set LibreOffice to use Persian / Arabic-Indic / Hindi page numbers?

I want to have my page numbers in LibreOffice Impress to be in Persian. Which means ۰۱۲۳۴۵۶۷۸۹ instead of 0123456789.
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Using Libreoffice impress remote app without bluetooth?

I've just downloaded libreoffice impress remote and got libreO 4.0. My problem is that I can't connect the phone to impress, my laptop doesn't seem to have bluetooth. Anybody know how to solve this? ...
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Libreoffice theme integration not working (Xubuntu)

I am running Xubuntu 11.10 and everything works nicely. I have selected a nice Xfce theme and everything looks beautiful, except Libreoffice. While other programmes (Gimp, Inkscape, Thunar etc.) ...
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How to install LibreOffice 3.4 Final In Ubuntu 11.04 or 10.10

How do I install the final version of LibreOffice 3.4 in Ubuntu 10.10, 11.04 and the latest version of 11.10
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LibreOffice page numbering

How can I add the page number in LibreOffice so it appears from a specific page to another in the top right corner.
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Searching text on google in LibreOffice (from context menu or otherwise)?

Is it possible to search a text in google or other search engine in Firefox from context menu in LibreOffice? Translating texts I need to go to the internet to look up the words and see context etc. ...
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Cannot install LibreOffice [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Fixing Broken Packages How to install Libreoffice 3.5.4 in Ubuntu 12.04? What is wrong with Ubuntu repositories? sudo apt-get install libreoffice Reading package ...
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How to install LibreOffice 4.4.0 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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Graphics problems with applications

For some reason, I've got some graphical issues sometimes. Mostly with AbiWord, LibreOffice (and OpenOffice.org), and Wine applications. I've added some screenshots below t oclarify a bit. This is not ...
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Is LibreOffice Writer able to read properly Ms Office Word docx Files? [closed]

Is LibreOffice Writer able to read properly Ms Office Word docx Files? I think it can't and users should be aware of it! I tried to open many documents .docx created with Ms Office 2007 and appeared ...
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Decrypting a password protected LibreOffice Calc .ods file (forgotten password)

Sometime ago I created an .ods file with Libreoffice Calc which I password protected. I have now forgotten the password and as a result I am unable to access the file. Is there any way of bypassing or ...