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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 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 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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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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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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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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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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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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Best office programme for Ubuntu with Wacom support? [closed]

Which is the best programme like LibreOffice Writer which has the option to use a Wacom pen tablet to draw in between the text in Ubuntu 14.04? My main purpose is to take physics notes; I have tried ...
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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 can I manage to read my Microsoft office documents in Libre office without any problems?

The thing is that some documents appear well but some others not. Instead of normal letters there are strange symbols
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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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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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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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GWOffice wont install

Does anyone have GWOffice working? I can't seem to get sudo add-apt-repository ppa:tombeckmann/ppa; sudo apt-get update; sudo apt-get install gwoffice Working. It seems there isn't any package ...
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Enabling equation editor in kingsoft wps office suite

All solutions found on the net said to download a certains wps_symbol_fonts.zip file (available on the net) then to extract its contents (mtextra.ttf, symbol.ttf, WEBDINGS.TTF, wingding.ttf, ...
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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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1answer
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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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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 to get calendar notifications using Microsoft Office 365 webapp?

My company recently made a switch to using Microsoft Office 365. As I am one of the Ubuntu users, I am trying to setup a workflow with its calendar. I want: get reminder notifications for upcoming ...
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Can we install Microsoft Office 2012 or higher versions in Ubuntu?

I want to install Microsoft Office 2012 in my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS(Precise) I would like to know if it possible to do the same as every blog online only talks about Microsoft Office 2010 for Ubuntu 12.04 ...
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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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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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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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Count number of characters/words/lines in LibreOffice/OpenOffice(using terminal) Using `wc` command

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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Where is it best to install a Windows program in the Ubuntu Operating system?

I'm planning to install Microsoft Office on my Ubuntu 14.04. I was wondering if there is a spot, which is best to use for installing programs, made for Windows. I'd like to keep my office when ...
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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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Is it possible to install Microsoft office 2011- Mac version - in Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I have Mac Version of office 2011. Can I install that in Ubuntu 14.04LTS?
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LibreOffice5 Update

Now that LibreOffice 5 is out can we expect an update soon? I am using 4.2.8.2 just now on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and can get the update directly but would prefer the updates via Ubuntu automatic system.
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Ubuntu phone office abilities [duplicate]

what options are there to edit and view MS-Office documents (Excel, "doc", "Ppt") at Ubuntu phone? There's really no information on the topic in reviews.
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Office 2007 problems

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04, 64-bit on a desktop pc. However, I HATE libreoffice and had trouble with open office. I want to install Office 2007 enterprise. Everytime I try to install it, Wine says ...
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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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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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strange characters on some menus in LibreOffice [on hold]

I'm using Ubuntu 16.04. On sub menus I get strange characters appearing. You can see this screenshot to check the error: How can I solve this issue?
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Can I run Ubuntu on Rockchip processor and can ubuntu run MS Office?

I am looking into buying an inexpensive notebook simply for taking notes at school and such. I have found a Chromebook that would fit my needs but I would like to try Ubuntu. The laptop in question ...
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Sky Linux in 15.10

Anyone have any luck getting Sky Linux to work? I see that they just updated to 2.0.421 However I am still not able to get it to work. Broke with the last update to 15.10. Currently at Ubuntu 15.10 ...
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Samba & Microsoft Access Drop Outs

Currently I have a Ubuntu 14.04 server box up and running with samba, following bad practices it currently serves as a primary domain controller and file sharing system. (I know I know, going to a ...
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How to uninstall softmaker freeoffice

I downloaded FreeOffice from here. Now I am trying to uninstall it by doing this command: sudo dkpg -r softmaker-office And it isn't working. Can anybody help me with this problem? thanks
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Problem with Wine “you need a version of latest Windows” [duplicate]

I need to install office 2013 on ubuntu, first I installed wine but when I click on setup.exe and open with wine makes this appear: "you need a version of latest Windows" I need help
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IBus avro Bangla writing problem in libre office

I've properly installed iBus-avro and libre office on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS but whenever I type words like 'সদস্য' or 'প্রিয়' it actually gets typed as 'সদস' and 'পরয়'. Any suggestions on how to fix this? ...
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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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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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Can I run Microsoft Office 2013/2014? [duplicate]

Is there a way to run Microsoft Office 2013 or 2014 on Ubuntu 14.04? Wine won't work.