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Count number of characters/words/lines in LibreOffice/OpenOffice(using terminal)

The command wc which is used for counting doesn't work directly with Office files. For example I created a writer .odt file and I wrote inside 7 words. Then i tried wc -w file.odt the output was 136 ...
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Which ubuntu server should we setup for the office?

Let's say we are a medium sized company (aim for 50-150 people). We want to be able to setup a ubuntu server with: email server file sharing share printer VPN firewall (optional) cloud? (wonder what ...
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Problem with installing MS Office 2010 on ubuntu 13.10 64-bit

I tried to Install MS Office 2010 on my ubuntu 13.10 in past 6 hours, but every single method that I used ended up unsuccessful. I used Play On Linux, but every time right after installing .NET 2.0 ...
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How to Schedule with Ubuntu Planner using Resources

I'm using ubuntu's 'planner' project management software for creating gantt charts. I'd like to know how to schedule things based on resources and priorities. For example, if I create two tasks and ...
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Save document in Win Office (PlayOnLinux)

Sorry if this is a dumb question but I am getting stressed here. I am trying to save a document (in word 2010 using Play on Linux) and when I click save it a Windows "window" pops up to save the ...
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Is it possible to install Microsoft Office without a CD?

I have been a Windows user since... well... always. Now I decided to try Linux Ubuntu, and found out it looks way much better. The problem is, I am a student and constantly need Microsoft ...
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Best office suit support hebrew for ubuntu 13.04

I've recently installed Ubuntu and I'm looking for a word processor that supports Hebrew(wine simply doesn't support Hebrew) and may replace MS word. I'm really new to the system, so it would be ...
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Excel 2010: How do I change the look of the dialog box(s)/Pop-up windows?

I installed MS Office 2010 on Ubuntu 12.04.2, and everything looks normal and functions as it would on a normal Windows machine. EXCEPT: When I click save, or save as, the dialog box looks like its ...
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Are there any valid layout and writing programms for ubuntu?

I'm beginning my phd thesis and really need good writing, layout and reference management programms. I would love to do it with ubuntu but I'm not sure if it'll work. I tried Lyx & Bibtex/Jabref ...
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how to install Kingsoft Office in ubuntu 12.04

I am ubuntu 12.04 user and i want to install Kingsoft Office but I don't know how to install it. Please tell me the procedure of installation of Kingsoft Office in Ubuntu 12.04.
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Caligra Stage with bullet points

I'm trying out Caligra Stage, the content section of my slides is somewhat like a textarea where the content added is more suitable for adding paragraphs. I'd like to use bullet points instead, how ...
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How do i install office 365 on ubuntu 12.10

HOW DO I INSTALL office 365 on ubuntu 12.10 instructions please
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Will installing Ubuntu wipe my Windows applications off?

If I have Microsoft Office installed on my Windows 8 laptop, will installing Ubuntu OS wipe Microsoft Office and my other apps?
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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 12.04 I received the error message that Error: The following file is located on a Fuse Filesystem. It may prevent wine from working. Im using ...
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How do I print to PDF from wine?

I am running MS Office under wine and would like to print PDF documents. Installing the official extension via wine does nothing.
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How to empty the Active Block list in SelfControl?

I'd like to empty the Active Block list of hosts from this productivity software called SelfControl (anyone knows about it?) because some of these websites are duplicates. I've tried pressing Del key, ...
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What's the best Office Suite for 12.10, especially with respect to formatting and equation editing tools?

I've tried running MS Office through wine but it failed to install correctly. As for LibreOffice it has some limitations when it comes to writing equations which is important for me seeing how I'm a ...
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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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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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Word processor with less overhead then Open/Libre Office?

I'll be honest I've run both OpenOffice and Libre Office and I'm not impressed with their speed/resource consumption both of them lag on my laptop and I don't think it's because of my hardware, for ...
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New Ubuntu setup for a small office

New to Ubuntu and networking in general. I have been tasked at my office to setup a 'system' for 5 desktops (hardwired), 4 laptops (wireless), 1 wireless color printer, 1 wired laser MFP, 1 wired ...
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How to install MAC office on ubuntu 12.10?

How to install MAC office on ubuntu 12.10? Is there any alternative choice? I don't like libreoffice and openoffice.
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Mouse scrolling bug in Abiword and Open Office

I need a good word processor for Xubuntu which: 1) is able to memorize the font size I am using within the documents; and 2) can be scrolled with the mouse wheel. Plain text editors do not allow ...
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How can I install Service Pack 2 and 3 for Office 2007 using PlayonLinux?

I installed the latest version of PlayonLinux using the instructions given on their download page (http://www.playonlinux.com/en/download.html) for Ubuntu 12.04 (Precise Pangolin). I followed the ...
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How can I show notes on my laptop in LibreOffice Impress?

I think it would be very nice to present on a projector with my laptop showing the notes! I appreciate any help and I love you if you find it until tomorrow!
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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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how to set a working file associations with PlayOnLinux?

I have installed MS Office 2010 using PlayOnLinux. i want to associate the .docx files to Playonlinux. I've follow the workaround on this thread: how to set file associations with PlayOnLinux? but I ...
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Unable to find CD-ROM when installing Office 2010 wih PlayOnLinux

PlayOnLinux does not find the virtual CD-ROM it creates. If I chose /media/cdrom, or OFFICE14, or even /media, PlayOnLinux continues to display the error "Cannot find cdrom". It has no idea where it ...
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How do I get a page preview in FocusWriter? [closed]

How do I get a page preview in FocusWriter? I need to check if tables and pages are formated well.
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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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Which office suite is the ideal alternative to MSOffice? [closed]

Let's say I want to drop MSOffice permanently and switch to a free alternative, not having the need of opening the documents on other PC's except my own (I can also carry a portable version on a ...
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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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Is there any Office Suite or Application that can read Amipro .SAM files

Is there ANY program that supports reading AmiPro .SAM files. I have giving up hope about LibreOffice since I am still waiting for an email answer about it. But while I wait maybe somebody knows of ...
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Can't send video to background of Impress slide [closed]

In LibreOffice Impress, I wanted to show texts on top of a video as the background, but the video refused to go back when I tried to arrange the objects. Everything else can be arranged.
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How to get Office 2010 (specifically Outlook) to run? [duplicate]

Although there are many alternatives out there, I'm not prepared to get away from Outlook yet, and I have many clients I'd like to switch over to Ubuntu but they need Outlook and won't switch because ...
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Ubuntu as the only office / commercial OS?

I was wondering if any people had any experience of using ubuntu (and other office - like software & possibly some wine installs) as their only OS. To clarify, i am asking if anyone has experience ...
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Tool to create ppt templates?

I am very interested to learn creating templates for power point presentations. Could someone tell me if there is any other nice tool available for Ubuntu for creating high quality ppt templates? ...
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How to set up a network for a business

I want to set up a network for a small business, of around a dozen desktop computers, to look after software and allow them to store files centrally*. How do I go about doing this, and what equipment ...
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How do you refresh formulas in OpenOffice/LibreOffice Calc?

I started using LibreOffice and when I had laid out the formulas I pressed F9 like I normally did in Excel and nothing happened. I couldn't figure out what was the keyboard shortcut to refresh and ...
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How well does MS Word 2007 and MS Power Point 2007 work in Wine?

I would like to use install Ubuntu for a brother, but he needs MS Word and MS Power Point for work. Open alternatives apart, how well does MS Word 2007 and MS Power Point 2007 work in Wine?
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Is it possible to store documents in Ubuntu One and edit them online?

Microsoft Office Web Apps has SkyDrive; Google Docs also has storage. Is it possible to store documents in Ubuntu One and edit them online from there?
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Problems with Wine. The “title bar” isn't there so I can't maximize or close [closed]

I've installed Wine on Ubuntu 10.10 along with Office 2007. The "title bar" is missing when I open any Office 2007 program (see the screenshot). So I can't maximize or close the window. Also, not ...
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What spreadsheet programs are available?

Just i want to know if there are any other spreadsheet programs instead of OpenOffice.org Calc ....
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What IM do you use to login into Microsoft Office Communicator?

I've used Pidgin, but it hasn't worked 100%, so maybe you know about something better...
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How well does Microsoft Office Excel work in Wine?

Some interest in Excel 2003, but primarily in Excel 2007. Wondering if advanced features, such as macros can be made to work flawlessly. Or if there are any major issues I should know about. Using an ...