Microsoft office is a set of applications by Microsoft for performing office tasks. Widely used in the PC world, and possible to run in Ubuntu under wine. Microsoft provides no support for use in this manner and is proprietary software. Open Source alternatives such as Libre Office provide a ...

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How to auto associate Microsoft Office extensions to Libre Office

How to auto associate Microsoft Office extensions to Libre Office. so that if we open a docx file it automatically uses the Libre Office Writer.
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switching from windows 8 to Ubuntu. A few questions to ask before hand

I have the microsoft office applications and am wondering if I will still be able to use these. If I want to switch back to windows will I be able to do so? I have an Acer ultrabook with a 30gb ssd. ...
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How can I determine the page count of odt, doc, docx and other office documents from the CLI?

It's easy to find the page count of a PDF document from the command line: pdfinfo sample.pdf | grep ^Pages: ... but I haven't been able to find a similar method for odt files and other office ...
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Can Microsoft Access files be edit in Ubuntu?

I am planning on making a new system of 6 computers for an office and wanted to use Ubuntu as the main OS. Is there a program to either convert or be able to use those files so they can be used on ...
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What LibreOffice format works best in MS Office?

For a school project I need to collaborate with a lot of different people, and they all use MS Office. Of course they all have problems with opening .odt files. (even though MS says that Office should ...
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Can't get Office 2010 to run under Wine

I can't get Microsoft Office 2010 Home and Student to install on Ubuntu 12.10 under the latest version of Wine. I've tried both the 32- and 64 bit installers but they both fail about two thirds of the ...
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Activate Office 2010 running in PlayOnLinux with a KMS server

Is it possible to activate a volume licensed copy of Microsoft Office installed using PlayOnLinux with my organisation's Key Management server? The installation with PlayOnLinux worked flawlessly but ...
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How do I get LibreOffice Base to access MS Access 2003 data

If I'm to leave Microsoft XP behind I need to work with my MS Access data files in Libreoffice Base or something similar. How do I get LibreOffice Base to access MS Access 2003 data files?
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LibreOffice Writer - weird math symbols from .docx files

I have LibreOffice 4.0 and Kubuntu 12.04. I have worked on a .docx file from Microsoft Office 2010 and I have used math symbols. Now in Ubuntu I can't see those symbols well with LibreOffice Writer. ...
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Checking LibreOffice-saved Microsoft Word files

I'm looking for a method to verify that a .doc or .docx file that has been created in Microsoft Word, and then modified in Ubuntu (in my case, with LibreOffice) will look the same when I give it to ...
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failure, error when running office 2007 under wine

i am trying to run office 2007 using wine , everything installed fine but when i try to open any file using word,excel i get DDE failure , or an exception please refer to attached screen shot
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Does Microsoft Office run in Crossover/Wine/Playonlinux?

I'm a student so I kinda need full compatibility with Microsoft Office Documents for school. I was wondering if Office will run without major problems in Crossover, Wine, or playonlinux?
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What is fuse Filesystem

While installing the Office 2010 on Linux Ubuntu I received the error message that Error: The following file is located on a Fuse Filesystem. It may prevent wine from working. I'm using ...
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is it possible to restore MS Word 2010 file by using a .lnk file?

I have ubuntu 12.10, and use MS office 2010 to write documents. I have been writing and saving a file but when I went to open it today to was nowhere to be seen. Not in the the rubbish bin and when ...
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Installing MS office in Ubuntu without CD-ROM

I wanted to install MS Office in Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS. I installed playonlinux and try to follow the Office 2007 installation. But it is asking CD ROM as the source whereas what I have is only setup ...
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How to get presentation tools like windows office without windows office? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which office suite is the ideal alternative to MSOffice? On working with MS Office and LibreOffice I found that (as countless have) Libreoffice is not quite up to ...
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Cannot run Word2007 on Wine 1.4 / Ubuntu 12.10 [duplicate]

After a fresh install of Ubuntu 12.10 and Wine 1.4 (all from Ubuntu repositories) and after installing MS-Office 2007, when starting Word, beside the Word itself, another window running Office Setup ...
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Is there a Microsoft Office theme for LibreOffice?

Is there a Microsoft Office 2007/2010 theme for LibreOffice? The interface of Libreoffice slightly confuse me.
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How to remove Microsoft Office icons?

I know that there are countless questions about how to install office and what not. But the issue I have is now that I have installed it onto my system (and it never worked, just fyi) I am now stuck ...
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Why does Microsoft Excel change the characters that I copy into it?

I live in Spain and I am using the English version of Microsoft Excel installed with wine on Ubuntu. The problem is that I use my laptop at work and when I copy text into excel (text that is Spanish) ...
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Please help me in installing Ubuntu 12.04.1. and Can it run MS Off. Prof. Plus 2007? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How well does MS Word 2007 and MS Power Point 2007 work in Wine? I want to install Ubuntu with MS Office Professional Plus 2007 running. I want to format my hard drive ...
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Installing Microsoft Office 2010 on Wine 1.4 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: MS Word will not install: “pol_error” Microsoft Office 2010 Professional Plus will not install because of windows codecs. I need help on installing dotnet20, ...
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How to produce MathType equations in a MS Word document under Ubuntu?

I am asked to type some math formulas that can work in Microsoft Office and MathType equation editor. Can you recommend some ways to produce MathType equations in a MS Word document under Ubuntu? I ...
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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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Errors when opening Microsoft office

The installation process was successful but I get error messages when opening any application. The instructions I followed were from here. How do I go about it? I am using Ubuntu 10.04. The error ...
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How can I view Ms-Office 2007 built-in help on Ubuntu 12?

I'm running Ms Office on Ubuntu 12 using Wine 1.4. Everything is working fine , except the built-in help. I'm unable to see anything in the help dialogues. How can I solve this issue ? Im posting a ...
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Sync custom dictionary: firefox & libreoffice & ubuntu & MS office in windows

Something I've wanted to do for years is have all custom dictionaries synching so i never have to add the same words ever again. There are some guides for how to sync windows MS office ...
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LibreOffice 3.6.0.4 Calc saving as Tab delimited

I am using LibreOffice Calc, latest version. I like to save my document in "Tab delimited" - that "Tab delimited" is a feature in MS Excel and then one can open up the document in Windows 7 - Notepad. ...
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Wine 1.4 and Office 2010 installation tutorial - Ubuntu 12.04

Since Wine 1.4, there is native support for Office 2010, but where is a good manual with the pre requirements? Every time when I want to install Office 2010, the setup breaks up during the ...
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msxml 6.0 for wine

I have trying to install an application to Ubuntu 12.04 via Winetrics. However, I have got below error. this msxml 6.0 is not supported on the current processor type I have searched google to ...
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How to open Password protected Excel file in ubuntu 12.04?

Previously I was using dual boot (Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04). At that time I created some Excel files with password protection. Now I am using only Ubuntu 12.04 and not Windows. iI want to open those ...
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How to distinguish doc, ppt, xls files, without looking at file extension

So I was wondering how would you differentiate ppt, xls and doc files from each other in linux regardless of extensions. I tried 'file' but from the looks of it, all of MSOffice files are categorized ...
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Can I install Microsoft Office? If so, how?

I want to know how to install Microsoft Office (specifically, Microsoft Office 2010) in Ubuntu? I am a die hard fan of MS Office and I want to know if there is a way I can use it in Ubuntu.
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Embed .avi video from file in Powerpoint 2010 (under Wine)

I've been using Office 2010 with Ubuntu 12.04. I would like to embed an video (.avi format) into a .pptx file in Powerpoint. It was originally a .mov file, so I used avconv to convert the .mov file ...
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Which is the best virtual software for running latest windows program [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What's the friendliest virtualization solution? Which is the best virtual platform should I install to run latest Windows program like MS-Office , Adobe Photoshop ...
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Increasing partition size ubuntu 11.04

I am new to Ubuntu and really appreciate your patience with my questions. I have been trying to download horrid MS Office due to certain needs because of the nature of my work. I have been trying to ...
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Why can't I install Microsoft Office 2007 in Ubuntu 11.04? [duplicate]

I am very new to Ubuntu and only just getting a hang of it, and my questions might sound stupid especially because I am a learner in terms of techie things as well. So because of the nature of work ...
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How can I install a Hebrew supporting Microsoft Word? [closed]

I've installed Ubuntu for my little sister's PC, it fits perfectly with most of the things she does except for word processing. She must use MS office (and not LibreOffice as it is not 100% ...
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How to set MS Word 2010 as default application for all docx and other types?

I have installed MS Office 2010 on Ubuntu 12.04 using PlayonLinux. Now to open a .docx file I have to first open Word and then use open to open the file I want. When I double click on the file it ...
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Unicode Problem in Excel 2007

Right now I've downloaded an excel project with .csv format, but when I open it[Excel Under Wine], texts are not normal, It's a screenshot of texts: I think it's unicode problem, How can I fix it? ...
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How do I nstall MS Office 2010 via WINE?

I am trying to install MS Office 2010 on Ubuntu 12.04 on my new MacBook Pro (15"). I already read and followed every existing threads on forums and followed every existing tutorial, but my problem ...
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Outlook 2010 with PlayOnLinux, certificate error

I installed Outlook 2010 32bit on a 64bit ubuntu using PlayOnLinux. Installation ended successfully. Since our organization uses a self-signed certificate, I had to import it in PlayOnLinux or wine ...
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Using RTL languages with MS Office in Wine 1.4

I've installed MS Office 2007 in Ubuntu 12.04 using Wine 1.4 with no problems, and it works fine with the English Language. However, I need to use it to work with Arabic and Hebrew, and it doesn't ...
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How do I permanently lock MS Office Apps (installed using Wine) to the Launcher in Unity? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Locking Wine applications in the launcher is not permanent I'm currently migrating a computer from Ubuntu 10.04 to 12.04 & they require (unfortunately) Microsoft ...
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What is Wine. Is it part of Ubuntu?

I want to run MS Office on Ubuntu and have found messages saying you can do it with Wine, but I don't know what Wine is.
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Can I run MS Office apps installed under windows?

I don't have the option of installing the MS Office apps under Wine mostly as I simply don't have them, but these apps do exist on the workstation I use at work. I have installed Ubuntu on this ...
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Presenting Power Point slides in dual screen mode

I have Ubuntu 11.10 and Wine 1.3 1.3.28. I use my laptop for commercial presentations and it is common to attach it to a projector. I would like to use a Presentation Mode in Power Point where in one ...
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Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint won't save or open files

I'm a web developer, but new to linux. I am currently running ubuntu 11.10 with a gnome shell and wine (I think 1.3). I've installed microsoft office 2007, and worked through a small issue with ...
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MathType and LibreOffice Math comparison

In my office my team and I are going to type texts in the future which will include mathematical signs. Two programs are being proposed: LibreOffice Writer + Math or Microsoft Office + MathType. I ...
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Programs Icons of WineHQ

Just installed Office 2010 in my ubuntu x64 and run smooth but now I have an stetic issue dash and synapse can find the office applications :) but all the office apps are shown with the wine icon. I ...