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How to open word document file in terminal?

As I'm trying to open a word document from the terminal, i used wvWare and some other commands for the same, but i couldn't get it. Could any one please help me out!
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Libre office page numbers latin and arabic

Well i would like to add page numbers but i cant edit the output of them. What i want to do is put latin page numbers in the first 3 pages and then add arabic numbers from page 4 until the ...
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How can I extract the data from a corrupted .docx file?

My girlfriend's .docx file corrupted and I'm trying to recover the text from it. I learned that .docx is essentially a zip file that contains folders and bunch of .xml files (and one of them contains ...
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Libreoffice Writer - Restart footnote numbering for each page

How can I restart footnote numbering for each page in LibreOffice Writer? (All footnotes will start with 1 for each page)
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Can Microsoft Office 365 or a similar web app be used from Ubuntu?

I need to generate Word documents (both .doc and .docx), which will work on a typical Windows or Mac setup with any common version of Microsoft Word to the degree possible. LibreOffice sometimes ...
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docx format opened simultaneously with LO writer and Kingsoft writer

im using ubuntu raring 64 bit now, i just downloaded kingsoft office for i686 arhcitecture, unfortunantely it seemed that i downloaded it wrongly (i downloaded the 32 bit rpm version!) and forced to ...
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How to repair a damaged .doc (word) file

(This is Lubuntu 13.04) I have a damaged .doc (word) file, made with abiword. The power went off, and damaged the file. I tried reading it in libreoffice as well. Any advice on how repairing this ...
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How can I open these .docx files from Chrome more quickly?

This is a very specific question. I'm a lawyer from Chile, the thing is we use a webpage to check on the state of our judiciary cases. The problem when I started using Ubuntu (and Chromium) is that ...
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What LibreOffice format works best in MS Office?

For a school project I need to collaborate with a lot of different people, and they all use MS Office. Of course they all have problems with opening .odt files. (even though MS says that Office should ...
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How to open .docx files on Ubuntu?

I am unable to view images in .docx on Ubuntu. I have Ubuntu 10.10 and OpenOffice.org 3.2.1 (ooo-build 3.2.1.4, Ubuntu package 1:3.2.1-7ubuntu1.1) Is there any tool to read .docx? Please note that I ...
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Open documents, ppt and excel sheets directly into google docs/driver

I do not want to use libreoffice and not able to find lightweight alternative for excel and ppt viewers. So could you please tell me how can trick nautilus to open these files directly into google ...
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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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Which word processor has best compatibility with the doc(x) formats? [closed]

I'm looking at LibreOffice Writer, Abiword or Calligra Words. Which has the best compatibility with docx/doc format?
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Some Word documents are not opening with LibreOffice

I have several of documents in Microsoft Word 2003 or later format. Few of them are opening using LibreOffice and few of them don't. They just open and immediately get closed. I tried changing their ...
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I create office files in “MS word, Powerpoint, Access” can I see my Office files in Ubuntu?

I create many office files in MS word. If I install Ubuntu can I see my MS word files?
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What is the most ms Word-compatible word processor available?

I have to write a dissertation for my university. I have to respect various format guidelines, and my professor uses MS Word on his workstation. In my experience, LibreOffice has been faulty when it ...
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Problem opening a large .doc file

I am trying to open a 33 page xxx.doc file which has data in in a table (3 coloumns X 200+ rows) using Libre Office 3.3.2. The files take ~4-6 minutes to open (all other applications and smaller ...
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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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What do you use to edit Microsoft Word documents (docx)?

What alternatives exist for editing Microsoft Word documents (docx)? I know about OpenOffice and Google docs. What else is out there?