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I recently purged Libreoffice because it was buggy.

I then reinstalled the latest version from apt and now it's missing the symbols above the equation editor.

Here is the current Texmaths equation editor: Texmaths Equation Editor

There used to be shortcuts for latex including frac{}{} and various set theory operations, as well as the binomial distribution on the top of the window.

What happened to them and how do I get them back? I just figured that they were in some package and installed all packages useing sudo apt install libreoffice*, but this didn't help after I refreshed the program.

EDIT 0: I'm using Kubuntu 19.04

sarah@LesserArk:~$ sudo apt-cache policy libreoffice-texmaths libreoffice-writer texlive
libreoffice-texmaths:
  Installed: 0.43-2
  Candidate: 0.43-2
  Version table:
 *** 0.43-2 500
        500 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu disco/universe amd64 Packages
        500 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu disco/universe i386 Packages
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status
libreoffice-writer:
  Installed: 1:6.2.2-0ubuntu2
  Candidate: 1:6.2.2-0ubuntu2
  Version table:
 *** 1:6.2.2-0ubuntu2 500
        500 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu disco/main amd64 Packages
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status
texlive:
  Installed: 2018.20190227-1
  Candidate: 2018.20190227-1
  Version table:
 *** 2018.20190227-1 500
        500 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu disco/universe amd64 Packages
        500 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu disco/universe i386 Packages
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status
  • What is your Ubuntu version? How did you installed TeXMaths addon? What is the output of apt-cache policy libreoffice-texmaths libreoffice-writer texlive? – N0rbert May 9 at 9:20
  • @N0rbert Kubuntu 19.04 and I posted the results in the edit I made. – Sarah Szabo May 9 at 14:15
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You have to remove packaged TexMaths 0.43-2 and install newest instead with the steps below:

  1. Remove the libreoffice-texmaths package

    sudo apt-get purge libreoffice-texmaths
    
  2. Remove configuration folder

    rm -rf ~/.config/libreoffice/4/user/TexMaths
    
  3. Download latest version from TexMaths site, save TexMaths-0.46.1.oxt file.

  4. Open downloaded TexMaths-0.46.1.oxt file in LibreOffice and confirm its installation.

  5. Restart LibreOffice Writer, click pi to add new equation:

    TexMaths


Note: packaged version do not have buttons in all Ubuntu releases, so I reported bug 1828433.

  • Wow! Worked with no problems. Great solution. I didn't know that it wasn't added to the new release. Thanks! – Sarah Szabo May 9 at 22:50
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Rename|Delete ~/.config/libreoffice/Number/user/registrymodifications.xcu to reset LibreOffice Settings, save Keyboardsettings beforehand through the Menu. Had a bit of Trouble with Office myself lately hahaa.

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