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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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Sort images which created when Libreoffice saves *.doc as web-page

I have .doc (.docx) file with about 10 images in it. The question: How get them from file with a condition: images must be in order as they were in file (from 1-st page to last)? What I do?: I save ...
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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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System update issue [duplicate]

I am trying to install an update in my UBUNTU14.04 system. I am getting message like: Do you want to continue? [Y/n] y (Reading database ... 490999 files and directories currently installed.) ...
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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 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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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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How to export Microsoft Office keyboard shortcuts and import to OpenOffice and Thunderbird

I am wondering if there is a way to export my keyboard shorcuts from Microsoft Office 2010/2007 and import them into OpenOffice and Mozilla Thunderbird. It would be great if I could at least get them ...
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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 to insert GPS coordinates in a spreadsheet automatically?

Currently, I copy paste the GPS coordinates from another app. Is there any way to automate it (or any function), such that the current GPS coordinates automatically get entered in a cell?
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File 0bytes Open office .ods

I had problems with my .ods files that time I keep on the server with the name [filename] rev07.ods ago I tried to edit it after I save as a file with the name [filenamerev08.ods 2 files had been ...
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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 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 ...
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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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Is there a way to convert an openoffice (libreoffice) impress presentation to a flash while preserving the hyperlinks?

I know that it's easy to do with MS powerpoint, but I have Libreoffice and need to do this. Is there a site or (preferably free) software that I can use to do this? I also need to have the hyperlinks ...
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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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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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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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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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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?