Apache OpenOffice productivity suite. OpenOffice was the default 'Office' suite in all pre-11.04 Ubuntu releases.

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Restore Pop Up Window in OpenOffice won't go away

I have been using OpenOffice for months. Now when I open up the application, I get a pop up window with the message that "The application Open Office quit unexpectedly while trying to restore its ...
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Install OpenOffice for headless use

The question very simple and short. I am following this article to install OpenOffice headless: sudo apt-get install openoffice.org-headless openoffice.org-writer openoffice.org-draw And I get the ...
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Print to thermal printer from Open office Calc

I'd like to print receipts to an epson TM-T88IV from open office calc (Spreadsheet). Is this possible?
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How I can remove date time metadata from my LibreOffice comments?

Is there a way to control the metadata that is saved in a LibreOffice document? I want to: Add comments of my own. Prevent date and time metadata from being saved.
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OpenOffice doesn't work

I installed OpenOffice on 12.04, and set it as the default utility for spreadsheets, but it doesn't run at all. While trying to troubleshoot, I read that it is not recommended to install it ...
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Why LibreOffice keeps saying the document is locked for editing?

I created file LinuxNotes.odt some time ago and yesterday I edited that same file at my work place and I was in Guest account when I edited that file. Now whenever I open that file any where else ...
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Why Ubuntu 12.04 is shipped with Libre Office? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What office suite will be used in 11.04? Ubuntu 12.04 is shipped with Libre Office and before that all versions 10, 9, 8 were shipped with Open Office. If Libre Office ...
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How do I change the default format of a shape (drawing object) in Impress

When I create a new rectangle from the Drawing toolbar in OpenOffice Impress 3.4.1, it has really ugly formatting (line color, line width, and fill color). I believe I inadvertently changed the ...
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Openoffice Installation and the results?

My question for this time, involves Open office application. I have the sources of how to install openoffice on ubuntu os. The apache home site or the main home of the program provider and parent ...
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How to install Openoffice? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to install Open Office? first of all. I have a question, that deals with OpenOffice suite/program. I am trying to figure out how to instal OpenOffice Suite. I went ...
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How to convert docx to doc with terminal

I looked around in google to see if there was a way to convert docx files to doc through the terminal and I found some potential solutions using perl's xmllib, but I was wondering if there was another ...
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How do I wipe and set up donated laptops with Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I run an organisation that cleans data from donated laptops and reinstalls minimal operating systems and office for poor schools in rural India. I plan to boot and wipe the laptops I receive, but I ...
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LibreOffice PDF exporting issue - transparent objects

When I export my presentation to PDF the first slide, whose master slide has a white and transparent field turns black and transparent. Anybody has an idea what is going on?
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Ubuntu Philosophy Question [closed]

I was just switching from Windows to Ubuntu and I started to read this. And there were quite a few things I did not understand. One was: "OpenOffice decided not to have a learning curve" ...
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Installed entire font family, but only one appears

I recently installed an entire family of fonts (Gill Sans for those interested) on my computer. When I open up OpenOffice to use them, however, I saw that in the drop-down font menu I only get to see ...
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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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OpenOffice Impress (MS Powerpoint alternative) not linking to Projector

When i connect OpenOffice ppt for projector, it doesnt display or detect anything.While i can run the same in my windows OS installed alongside. I donot know if it is a possible driver problem or a ...
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Question about OLE Files

Are the open format files that are saved with LibreOffice and OpenOffice act like the OLE files that are saved with MS Office?
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Automatic conversion of decimal number

I have this number 0.057287, if I write it in OOCalc, will be converted in 954.47.00. The only way to leave it as it was is to write '0.057287, but this last notation hide number from the charts. How ...
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Save .csv with formulas?

It seems to be an undocumented/unsupported feature, but if you open a csv (comma separated spreadsheet) with Libreoffice, it will calculate formulas that start with = in the text file. Unfortunately I ...
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How do I make a digital certificate available to LibreOffice Writer for digital signatures?

I obtained a client certificate from CAcert through Firefox. I want to use that certificate to sign a document created with LibreOffice Writer. In Writer, I click File > Digital Signatures... to ...
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Dependencies Error

I recently installed OpenOffice.org because LibreOffice wasn't working. I removed LibreOffice with this command: sudo apt-get purge libreoffice-core And then installed OpenOffice. Now I get an ...
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How do I install OpenOffice.org instead of LibreOffice?

I want to install OpenOffice.org. What can I do to install it on my computer?
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Nonprinting Characters no longer appear

I can't figure out how long this has been going on, but it finally started to drive me crazy: in Libre Office writer, absolutely nothing changes when I toggle the "Nonprinting Characters" button. ctrl ...
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OpenOfficeOrg Calc always prints in Landscape mode

So for some strange reason today anything I print in OpenOffice Calc comes out in Landscape mode. I have tried the following: Set the print job from OO Calc to portrait (prints out in landscape) ...
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How to remove all images from a ppt files?

I have a big (~250Mb) ppt file (created on windows i guess) with much text and some images (high definition). I have to drop all images (i dont actually need to save them, just rip them out the ...
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Openoffice calc - Find out monthly growth based on yearly growth [closed]

I know there is a built-in function for that but can't remember what it is. Let's say I have a number, 10, and over a period of a year that number has increased by 100% to 20. I would like to figure ...
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Inserting an Image into a PDF [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to put a picture on an existing pdf file? Are there Linux/Ubuntu programs capable of inserting a partially transparent image into a PDF? I'm trying to "sign" a PDF ...
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LibreOffice won't start?

Every time I click LibreOffice in the menu, it returns this error: Failed to execute command "libreoffice --writer %U".Failed to execute child process "libreoffice" (No such file or directory) ...
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Where can I download pretty extra templates for LibreOffice Impress?

Where can I download pretty extra templates for LibreOffice Impress or OpenOffice.org?
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Can OpenOffice Calc read web services to populate fields?

I have created a web service that provides me with sales data from our corporate ERP system. We are going to use this to drive some "dashboards" showing this data graphically. For testing/ ...
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How can I change the color of each bar in a bar graph using open office?

I'm doing an assignment and it involved using color and frequency and I can't figure out how to individually change the color of each bar in a bar graph... Please help me!
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Why are documents from Office 2007/2010 missing headers when opened in OpenOffice 3.2?

I am on a project to migrate Windows 7 to Ubuntu 10.04 but I am facing a problem. Headers and footers are missing in all documents sent from Windows 7 office 2007/2010 to Ubuntu 10.04 with OpenOffice ...
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Does OpenOffice 3.3.0 still have the command “oowriter”?

My Ubuntu is 10.10 with some default version of OpenOffice. In order to install some plugin, I have uninstalled the Openoffice and installed a new version 3.3.0 by downloading it from its official ...
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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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System hangs when opening a large OpenOffice file [closed]

The file size is of 50 MB (OpenOffice file). While opening the file the system hangs completely. Processor : Core 2 Duo RAM : 1 GB HDD : 250 GB OS : Ubuntu 10.10 Note: I have ...
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How to restore openoffice file?

I have worked in a file for 4 months. All of a sudden when i open that file this morning its not getting opened. And i have noticed the size got decreased to 128KB to 1KB. Not only my system, recently ...
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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 uninstall OpenOffice?

I want to completely remove open office from my system. What packages do I need to uninstall to remove it completely? I am using Ubuntu 10.10.
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How do I insert special characters in Open Office?

What is the shortcut to insert special characters in OpenOffice? In MS Word we type Alt-0-1-8-8 to insert krutidev10. This shortcut is very important for us to be able to work quickly.
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How to repair ods files

I have few ods files but all of a sudden it is not opening. When i open the file i get the following error. Please look at the below snapshot Error on opening the file with Archive Manager: ...
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Presentation Creation Tools

Other than LibreOffice/OpenOffice.org Impress what good presentation making tools are available for Ubuntu? I prefer a GUI tool which can export to PDF as I have to make presentation in Windows PC. ...
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Why does LibreOffice use OpenOffice.org-like icons?

After having solved this issue by uninstalling and installing lo-menubar, I got a weird bug in LibreOffice. The icons now look like the ones of the legacy OpenOffice.org which is not installed on my ...
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Correct OpenOffice version for Ubuntu 11.04 Desktop AMD64?

From OpenOffice Download Page what Open-office version should I download for Ubuntu 11.04 Desktop AMD64, that has English interface and supports Arabic characters?
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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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Urdu Font and Typing (Phonetic) [closed]

I am trying to setup a Ubuntu desktop for my Grand Father :-) who wants to type Urdu, he does this on Windows XP / Vista / 7 at the moment but as he isn't too internet literate he gets infected by all ...
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How to convert floating point value into decimal value in open office?

In spreadsheet i have more than 5 columns, every columns showing its own value. One of the column shows the talk time as follows, 60:00 06:44 08:48 59:13 I just want to round up this ...
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How to merge the cells in openoffice?

How to merge two columns in open office? For example i have the following datas in cloumns as follows. A1 10 | B1 10 A2 11 | B2 20 A3 12 | B3 30 A4 13 | B4 40 ...
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Excel Cell Comments Are White When Opened in Calc?

I have an Excel 2003 (.xls) spreadsheet that I created on my Windows box. I tried to open it on Open Office's Calc program, and it looks like all the cell values / formatting is indeed there. Yet, ...
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Can't install openoffice: package dependencies cannot be resolved

I dont remember what happened to my OOo but when i wanted to reinstall it i got an error! Can someone help me to resolve this error?