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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 convert an ODT file to a PDF?

Does anyone know how to convert an ODT file (LibreOffice) to PDF?
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OpenOffice launcher icon name is “untitled 1 - OpenOffice Writer”

I locked the icon to the launcher while Writer was running, and ever since it has been called "untitled 1 -OpenOffice Writer". I think this is going to confuse me when working with several documents....
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Drop down menu in OpenOffice for Ubuntu 16.04

I recently updated to Ubuntu 16.04 and find that OpenOffice no longer gives a drop down menu at the top - as it used to do, and as other applications still do. Is this a bug or a real change? If it's ...
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Open Office Writer 4.1.2 con't open file in samba sharing while am try to open this is showin general input output error

enter image description hereStill am using Ubuntu 15.10 and open office writer version 4.1.2, but today am facing problem while open my file in network, basically i have installed a samba server and i ...
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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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How to schedule app to lauch including it's GUI

I have a calc spreadsheet that I'm trying to automate. When open, it collects data, calculates, saves itself and exits. So I created a script to call this. soffice --calc --norestore Updater.ods ...
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Want LibreOffice instead of OpenOffice, accidentally installed both

I installed OpenOffice, but it realized my old files probably used LibreOffice because the functions I had in them suddenly returned errors. So, I followed step on a website to replace OpenOffice ...
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Can an Ubuntu system get infected by a Macro Virus for MS Office / LibreOffice / OpenOffice?

We are running Ubuntu on several office machines, which are used to handle administrative tasks on a daily basis, e.g. to receive applications via e-mail. We now had the situation that we received "...
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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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Is there any program for ubuntu which handles pptx file properly?

When I open up a pptx file with LibreOffice/OpenOffice some of the contents,text,style,colors get messed up. I searched in the web but couldn't find any proper solution for this. Can anyone help me in ...
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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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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 can I install OpenOffice in Ubuntu MATE 64bit?

I've followed this tutorial which does not work for me. :https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LFK3qiA5l6c I'd like to use OpenOffice instead of libre office.
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How to install Open Office alongside Libre Office?

I would like to install open office alongside Libre office (I do not want to get rid of LibreOffice) but whenever I try to install the desktop integration I get the following error: (Reading database ...
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Setting up right mousebutton to make new Line in OpenOffice

I need to copy many entrys to OpenOffice. This works great with the middle mouse button. (In case you dont know: In Ubuntu there is no need to copy and paste explicitly with CRTL+C and CRTL+V. Just ...
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Libre and open office not working in Ubuntu 14.04

I was trying to install open office using the following: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:upubuntu-com/office sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install openoffice But I am getting error in the second ...
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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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Cannot open openoffice in ubuntu 14.04, How to fix this problem?

I downloaded and installed 64 bit openoffice packages using the commands wget http://sourceforge.net/projects/openofficeorg.mirror/files/4.1.0/binaries/en-US/Apache_OpenOffice_4.1.0_Linux_x86-...
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Saving in Microsoft Format ACK!

I am using OpenOffice and I like it. I am looking for some sort of upgrade that can save in the new and modern forms of Microsoft word like 2010 and so on. Most job websites do not accept ODT formats ...
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Changing citation style in openoffice

I am working on a scientific paper and I need to enter the citation in a specific way. for paper with more than one author it needs to be [first author name et al. xxxx]. I am working with Jabref and ...
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How do unknown fonts get substituted?

Let's assume I have a foreign text document I open with a text editing tool that recognizes fonts (e.g. LibreOffice Writer). In this document, there might be some fonts used that are not available on ...
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How to remove all hyperlinks from a LibreOffice writer document ready for publishing?

I have a small book in LibreOffice writer format that I am preparing for self-publishing on Lulu. I have followed the instructions for pdf export that lulu have given for OpenOffice (given that ...
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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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Unable to open OpenOffice.org suites

I use OpenOffice.org 3.2 and as of yesterday I have been unable to open any OpenOffice.org program. If I try to open any program it proceeds to load after which the loading screen disappears but ...
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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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Make sure LibreOffice 4.4 Impress presentation is correctly viewable with old OpenOffice 2 or MS-Office 2010 versions?

I am creating a presentation with LibreOffice 4.4.2.2 Impress on Ubuntu. It will be shown on a Win7 computer with MS Office 2010 and OpenOffice 2.2 or 2.4 (can't remember). How can I make sure my ...
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OpenOffice 4.1.1 not installing in Ubuntu 14.04 32-bit

I REALLY need to install OpenOffice because of a specific program that doesn't work with LibreOffice. I've tried EVERY suggestion of how to install it I found in this and other sites, and no joy. ...
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How do I fix broken dependencies after aborted installation of gnome/libreoffice?

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (64bit) with Libreoffice removed and Openoffice 4.1.0 installed. My package system is broken and I can't install or un-install anything until I've fixed the problem. I've ...
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Error message when installing Open Office 4.1.1

I'm cut & pasting the commands to install OpenOffice. I removed LibreOffice and downloaded OpenOffice fine, but when I put in the command to extract OpenOffice, I get this error message: z: ...
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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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Font substitution

What happens when you open a .docx document that is written in a font not available on your computer? How can you find the name of original font? I guess writer select automatically an other font. I ...
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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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MediaWiki export in OpenOffice.org 3

I've just recently found an article that describes some default functionality in OpenOffice.org 3 that isn't present in my install on 10.04 - This entry details that the Export functionality post 2.4 ...
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OpenOffice files open with Archive Manager by default [duplicate]

If I double click a .odt (OpenOffice Document) file that's on a 4TB MyBook USB drive plugged into my router it tries to open it in Archive Manager. I have to right click it, go to "open with..." and ...
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how to install openoffice 4.1 on ubuntu 12.04 64bit

http://sourcedigit.com/12463-install-apache-openoffice-4-1-1-ubuntu-14-04/ i followed the directions posted on this site in their entirety for use with a 64 bit OS and the install appears to have ...
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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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Unable to open xls file in Openoffice calc

I am unable to open an xls file in Open Office 4.1.1. The same file is getting opened in Microsoft Excel. But in this, when I open the file, it is showing blank.
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How can I get the text of notes in a ppt file via unoconv?

I would like to get text of notes for individual slides in PPT to easily accessible format in my linux machine(Ubuntu 12.04). My goal is to convert PPT slides to image files with meta data, notes as ...
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Installation of both LibreOffice and OpenOffice on 14.10

As described in https://bugs.documentfoundation.org/show_bug.cgi?id=89563, the newest version of LibreOffice Writer in Ubuntu 14.10 is limited by some bugs resp. restrictions concerning fonts' ...
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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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No focus in the LibreOffice find dialogue

Since recently the find dialogue in my LibreOffice appears in the system window frame. Probably as a result of this change, when I click CTRL + F to search for a text string inside the document, ...
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Good presentation software with smooth slide transition

I have tested the libre office impress and the openoffice presentation software and they are very good and do pretty much what I want but both of them have an issue with slide transition and animation,...
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Error when I try to install desktop integration features for Openoffice

peng@peng-ThinkPad-SL410:~$ cd '/home/peng/Downloads/en-US/DEBS/desktop-integration' peng@peng-ThinkPad-SL410:~/Downloads/en-US/DEBS/desktop-integration$ sudo dpkg -i *.deb (Reading database ... ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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. ...