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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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 to install LibreOffice? (replacing OpenOffice.org)

On 10.10 how do I get rid of Openoffice.org, and install LibreOffice without borking my system?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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What is the difference between OpenOffice and the newly created LibreOffice?

What is the difference between OpenOffice and LibreOffice? I understand that LibreOffice is another fork that is going to be developed. I have used OpenOffice since v1 and am wondering if there is a ...