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Libreoffice writer: hyperlink to another document does not work

I have some files (*.doc, msword 2003) with hyperlinks for crossreference. Those files open on libreoffice, but only local targets (within the same file) work. I've tried to remove and recreate ...
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How can I find a program for selecting in “open with…”

I wanted to install an extension for OpenOffice. After downloading the extension (an .oxt file), Firefox asked me how do I want to open it. It gave me two options: LibreOffice or Other. So I selected ...
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OpenOffice Impress Presentation not showing

I have the following setup: A laptop and a second screen that is connected to the laptop via VGA or HDMI. When I press F5 in OpenOffice Impress, the Presenter Console is shown correctly on my laptop's ...
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Libre Office garbles text

Last night I was working on a .doc file that I've been working on for about a week. Before leaving it for the night - I saved it as usual (it was first saved as "Microsoft Word 97/2000/XP/2003", and ...
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Problem on uninstall OpenOffice

I installed OpenOffice 4.0 by Terminal. I would like to use back LibreOffice. Therefore, I referred to How To Uninsatall OpenOffice?. But it seemed failed. After I typed in sudo apt-get install ...
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cannot install openoffice

first time user of xubuntu here! at my wits end trying to install openoffice. have uninstalled libreoffice so now i feel like a complete loser. the closest i came to was when i did ...
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ApacheOpenOffice won't allow me to save to flash drive or network

I click save in Apache openoffice I don't see a way to save to external media. Going up a level only takes me as far as the hard drive will go.
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How do I change the icon for .doc, .odt, .ods .xls .ppt filetypes from LibreOffice icon to OpenOffice icon?

The "problem" I am facing is that I uninstalled the Ubuntu 14.04's default LibreOffice and installed OpenOffice , but the .doc, .xls, .odt, .ods .... files even though they open by default with ...
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Installation of Apache OpenOffice ends because I do not have superuser privileges

During the installation process of Apache OpenOffice 4.1.1, when I enter the command "dpkg -i *.deb" the installation ended with the following message: dpkg: error: this operation needs superuser ...
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Open with Open Office [duplicate]

I just installed Open Office from the deb package. By default, it is installed in /opt so I can start OO writer with: /opt/openoffice4/program/soffice But, I want it to automatically open .docx ...
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Openoffice headless

I want to install Openoffice headless in Ubuntu 14.04. I previously successfully installed it Ubuntu 13.04 using following commands: ...
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publishing open office base

i am using open office recently running on ubuntu OS and the problem now is that i have been using Microsoft access before which allowed me to publish my database/access online making it easy for ...
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How to convert all footnotes to endnotes in Libreoffice writer

Could somebody advice how I can convert my footnotes in Libreoffice to endnotes. I have them few hundred, and I want to keep my continuous numbering. In libreoffice I know how to convert them, but it ...
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run Libreoffice 4 headless at startup

i used http://www.openvpms.org/documentation/install-openoffice-headless-service-ubuntu for run openoffice and libreoffice 3 at ubuntu start up but due to some PID change it dont work for ...
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How to construct sunburst charts in gnumeric

I'm trying to arrange species into a sunburst (multilevel pie or ring) chart that summarizes their numbers at genus, family level and so on. I cannot seem to realize that with gnumeric (and neither ...
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how to set open office as my default program

I installed open office 3.4 in my system Ubuntu 12.04 by following steps download Apache_OpenOffice_incubating_3.4.0_Linux_x86-64_install-deb_en-US tar file and extract the file manually and cd ...
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Unable to install LanguageTool 2.5 extension for LibreOffice 4.2 on Ubuntu 14.04

I am not able to install LanguageTool extension for LibreOffice. Getting exception when I try to install it. p.s. Somebody says that the solution is installing openoffice.org-java-common package but ...
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If I upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04, will it replace OpenOffice with Libreoffice? [duplicate]

Please don't tell me that I should just use LibreOffice, because I really like/want/need OpenOffice 3.4.1, and not even version 4.0+. I was new to Ubuntu, so it took a while to get LibreOffice ...
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Open Office 4.0 for 32-bit architecture

Apache is launched Open Office 4.0 stable version and Open Office 4.1 beta version. I downloaded both version and try to install stable version in my Ubuntu 12.10 LTS edition. After running the dpkg ...
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After TrueType fonts intstallation, they are not availabe on openoffice

Every tutorial or instructions for the installation of fonts like Arial, Times and so on in Openoffice, say I have to install the »TrueType« fonts. Altough Synaptic says I have the fonts installed, ...
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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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Downloaded the apache open office progeam to my home/downloads folder

I have already installed Apache OpenOffice 4.0.0 and would like to update it to the newer version which is Apache OpenOffice 4.0.1. I have already downloaded the _deb.tar.cz files that were required ...
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All toolbars/menus are missing in OpenOffice

I just uninstalled Libreoffice on ubuntu 12.04 and installed openoffice. After installation I ran sudo apt-get autoremove and openoffice is screwed. Even a reinstall wont fix the problem. The problem ...
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How do I install the 'python-uno' package?

I had a script, it is working with the package python-uno on Ubuntu 12.04 lts. The script is in python language and work with OOo to edit XLS files. Now I upgraded to 13.10 and it seems the uno not ...
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Libre/Openoffice crashes when openning [closed]

I'm having a problem with the office suites on Ubuntu 12.04. Libreoffice wasn't starting in anyway. I tryed reinstall it, and nothing changed. So I completelly removed it, and installed Apache ...
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How can I install Open Office?

I have install Apache_OpenOffice_4.0.1_Linux_x86_install-deb_en-US.tar.gz in ubuntu13.10 using tar.gz file but no errors, now I am not able to start the open office service. I don't find it in ...
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Problem after installing gnome-desktop

I am using Ubuntu 13.10 and upgraded to Gnome 3.10. But when I was trying to install ubuntu-gnome-desktop I got error with Libreoffice. I was using Openoffice(I removed Libreoffice while installing ...
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Cannot re-install libreoffice after purge

I wanted to substitute the default LibreOffice by OpenOffice. To do so I followed the instructions on this link How do I install OpenOffice.org instead of LibreOffice? After doing it I didn't get ...
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Window Control does not return to Open Office Write, if switch back from GIMP

If I work with Open Office Write. Than work with GIMP. When I switch back to Open Office Write, the windows control (on the top (by default) black strip) still show menu of GIMP, instead of Open ...
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Forwarding the results of text processing commands to certain locations in an .ods file

I am looking for an efficient way to import the data from a bunch of text files into an .ods file. I have no problem in processing the text files with commands like grep and sed, however, I do not ...
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Is it possible to install OpenOffice and LibreOffice in parallel?

Because of this bug I was forced to use an older version of LibreOffice. But I would like to have the latest LibreOffice - keeping in this way an eye on a possible future fix to the bug. And, when ...
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Aeroo Reports Instalation Issue

I currently have ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS running openerp 7.0. I need to know how can I correctly install Aeroo Reports. I need to create reports from a computer other than the server. Do I require to ...
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I am trying to remove OpenOffice to go back to LibreOffice, but I keep getting an error message

I am trying to remove OpenOffice and go back to LibreOffice but I keep getting this error message: The following packages have unmet dependencies: libreoffice-core : Depends: libreoffice-common ...
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Convert a presentation to video with narration

I have an OpenOffice presentation. I want to create a movie (for YouTube), that shows the slides, with my voice explaining about them. Is this possible in Ubuntu?
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no suitable windowing system found, exiting. open office 4 ubuntu

I am running open office 4 soffice headless on Ubuntu 64 bit on my VPS with command line. /usr/bin/soffice -accept=socket,host=localhost,port=8100;urp;StarOffice.ServiceManager -norestore ...
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OpenOffice on Ubuntu Software Center

Why OpenOffice is not available in Ubuntu Software Center? If Ubuntu choose LibreOffice over OpenOffice, that does not mean that OpenOffice should be removed or not available as an option. Isn't ...
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how do I fix the menu items displayed when using OpenOffice?

I wanna ask about Ubuntu 12.04 LTS running on my laptop. When I run OpenOffice, the menubar is showing ___ signs, including File, View, Edit, Tools etc. then I cannot find the words on it. Here's ...
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Openoffice didn't install correctly, how do I remove it?

I attempted to install openoffice with the packages that the openoffice site automatically got for me which were incorrect; RPM files insead of DEB files. The problem is after attempting to install ...
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Why LibreOffice is default instead of OpenOffice.org

I have read before some articles about OpenOffice.org (OOO). They were saying that because of the status of OOO before it is maintained by Apache, the distros avoided distributing OOO along with the ...
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step-by-step instructions for installing programs in Ubuntu 13.04 [duplicate]

total novice, ex-windows user here, I would love it if you guys could help me a bit. I managed to boot Ubuntu from a DVD and it's all running smoothly, however, I decided to try installing Openoffice ...
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install a version of libreoffice or openoffice in Ubuntu 12.04 that will produce Powerpoint compatible presentations?

I have seen some bug reports that say LibreOffice 3.7 has fixed an issue with pptx files that makes them compatible with Powerpoint (I am testing with Powerpoint 2010). I have generated a ...
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How can I install OpenOffice? [duplicate]

Hi I'm new to Ubuntu having finally given up the ghost with Windows 8! On Ubuntu 13.04, I've used the Software Centre to install a number of apps including Skype. However OpenOffice is proving very ...
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How do I install the latest OpenOffice.org?

Today I downloaded and installed OpenOffice through the PPA repositories, using apt-get (hope that's what I mean to say), and when the program checked for updates it said there was a new version - ...
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Unable to open a xls file in Openoffice 3.2

I am unable to open a xls file in Openoffice 3.2. But the same file is getting Opened in other system which has the same Oo version. But in this When i open the file i get a pop-up window with Import ...
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Where can I find pencil tool in Open Office drawing?

In Table menu in MS Word, we have the option to draw a table by using pencil tool and erase the line of the table by using eraser. How can we do the same in Open Office drawing?
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It is possible to install Openoffice.org on later versions of Ubuntu?

I want to replace Libreoffice with Openoffice.org o Ubuntu 12.10 with GNOME Classic.But i want to install the italian version because I'm italian.
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Using the data from a drop down calendar in LibreOffice Calc?

I'm using LibreOffice to make a spreadsheet (in Calc, obviously) and have inserted a Date Field Form Control. I edited it the way I want so it has a drop down calendar. However, when I go to the ...
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Programmer AND student on Ubuntu? [closed]

I'm currently set up with a Windows 7 PC for work, with notepad++ and Sublime Text 2, and a XAMPP server. I'm also using the PC for studying. I'm considering switching to Ubuntu, but I wanna make ...
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xls file some formula not open in open office

In my office morethan 50system working in ubuntu desktop ,But the problem is some of macro function not supported in openoffice . the formula values also changed when it is open in openoffice . is any ...
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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 ...