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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?
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How to use word hyperlinks?

When I open word document in Open Office I have link like this https://somehome/someword.doc#SOME_SECTION I think it should work that when I click on the link its forwarded to SOME_SECTION in that ...
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Will LibreOffice advance ahead of Open Office eventually?

Examining the differences between LibreOffice and Open Office and trying to understand what it's all about, would it be correct to assume that LibreOffice will eventually be overtaking Open Office in ...
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Missing Math Symbols in LibreOffice/OpenOffice [closed]

I've had this problem for about six months, but I haven't been able to find a solution. When viewing documents with writer or presentation containing math symbols/fonts, some of the symbols are ...
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why do i get titles of OO document in Gibberish

opening an OpenOffice file with Hebrew name, the file name appears as gibberish. in the folder it is read fine, but when i open the file, on the top bar of the document window and in the bottom of the ...
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My .odb database spikes the CPU in OpenOffice and LibreOffice [closed]

my database is in .odb format, and it does not work in 9.1, 10.04, 10.10, openoffice OR 11.04 beta libreoffice but works in xp, w7 and fedora 14 The biggest issue i'm facing is that it takes minutes ...
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Reinstalling OpenOffice.org

I removed OpenOffice.org and installed LibreOffice about a month ago. LibreOffice cannot spell-check and i would like to go back. However Ubuntu gives me dependency problems and I cannot reinstall ...
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Formulae created in Excel not working in OpenOffice

I am trying to open some Microsoft Office files in which there are formulae which are apparently copy pasted and therefore can be separated from the written rest. The problem is, these formulae don't ...
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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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OpenOffice Presentation change slide by clicking slides

Is it possible to change slides in dual screen mode by clicking the slide on the left monitor? For instance, if the slide view is on the left screen, and the full-screen is on the right screen. I ...
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Can OO Presentation go full-screen to the secondary monitor?

I have two screens set up on my desktop, the second is a projector. For obvious reasons I would like to have the secondary screen ( projector) display the full-screen view of OO Presentation. I am ...
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How do I replace OpenOffice 3.2.0 with OpenOffice 3.3.0?

I wanted to install OpenOffice 3.3.0, but it was installed alongside OpenOffice 3.2.0 instead of replacing it How do I upgrade 3.2.0 to 3.3.0?
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Why doesn't LO/OOo look completely native?

I am not talking about the Win 98 look, but even with the gnome-integration installed buttons look a bit weird and there are sometimes black lines where there shouldn't be any. Why?
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How do I change the default font to “Ubuntu” on OpenOffice.org?

By default, the OpenOffice.org font is Liberation Serif. How do I change this behavior, so that "Ubuntu" becomes the default font?
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Can I present a powerpoint presentation with sound?

It is possible to demonstrate .PPT with audio under Ubuntu? example such of .ppt - it is short tales for kids
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OpenOffice always print a copy for every page [closed]

Openoffice in 10.10 always send a extra copy for each page in my document's (writer, calc) on a HP Laserjet 4250 and HP Deskjet 3920. I double check "Copies" option and is set to 1, but always send a ...
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Fonts DPI problem in Firefox and Open Office

I have changed fonts DPI from 96 to 85. Now the desktop really looks great but the problem is that Firefox and Open Office won't apply the new settings. They still use 96 DPI. Any suggestion? thx
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How to update to OpenOffice.org 3.3?

OpenOffice.org 3.3 is released. As the past shows, official 10.10 repos are unlikely to update to 3.3. How do I best update to 3.3?
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How do I get Japanese characters showing correctly in OpenOffice?

I get little squares for Japanese characters, even after installing a few Japanese packages like openoffice.org-l10n-ja, language-support-fonts-ja, etc. Already tried logging off and restarting ...
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OpenOffice Calc - Sheet Tabs and Buttons

The sheet tabs in Open Office Calc appear very pixelated to me. Also the buttons to change tabs are very tiny. Screenshot: Is there a way to fix this appearance? All the functionality is there, ...
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OpenOffice Calc: How can I count the number of different items with data pilot?

I have a rather long spreadsheet with historical information of issues solved by some user on a collaborative environment. The spreadsheet have the following (relevant) columns date, week no., ...
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Generate powerpoint slides automatically

I'm often faced with the tedious task of generating a PowerPoint from a collection of pictures. Each picture is to be placed with in its own slide, centered and enlarged so that it fills the screen. ...
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Open Office Mail Merge doesn't work

As far as I can tell, Mail Merge (as well as data sources) is broken in OpenOffice on 10.04. There is no View | Data Sources menu option, and the shortcut for Data Sources F4 does nothing. In ...
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Changing column numbering system in Calc (spreadsheet), Not the formatting

I am trying to convert a numbering system in an old dbase file. I have manage to open it in calc and, before I use it as a table in a new database created with base, there is a field (column) I would ...
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Firefox & OpenOffice don't use Indicator Applet Application Menu

At present, it seems neither Firefox nor Open Office seem to be using the Indicator Applet Application Menu. Is there a work around/fix committed?
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How to type Hindi in open office?

i m using ubuntu 10.10. please tell me how to type in hindi fonts in open office word. please help
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Can't start Oowriter

I have some problems to start Open Office on Ubuntu 10.10. I've tried to start it by menu and by terminal (oowriter). Both ways are not working. It's confusing to see that starting OpenOffice by ...
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Presentation with many fullscreen video

I am currently creating a presentation (like power point). I have tried multiple applications to create this presentation but there are some problems. I have tried Ease: Program is not stable ...