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Questions tagged [libreoffice]

LibreOffice is a free and open-source cross-platform productivity suite. It includes a word processor (Writer), spreadsheet creator (Calc), presentation editor (Impress), database manager (Base), diagramming and charting tool (Draw), and equation editor (Math).

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Why WPS Spreadsheets font color appears different when open in MS or Libre Office

I am working in Ubuntu 16.04 system and I am also using WPS Office to have as much compatibility as possible with MS Office suite. I am trying to change the color font of a spreadsheet in WPS ...
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LibreOffice Calc - is there a way to sort by font color?

I consolidated a number of worksheets which I had delineated by font color. I want to sort first by the font color, then by a certain column heading. Is it possible to do that without writing code?
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Libreoffice impress doesn't work on Kubuntu 18.04

I recently installed the libreoffice-ogltrans package for more transitions in Impress. When I checked, most of the new transitions weren't working. I thought this was related to OpenGL, and so I ...
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Libreoffice has no menubar in Kubuntu if global menus are enabled

It looks like a bug but I am not sure which program is to blame.. In Plasma 5.12 the option to add global menus in window titlebar has been removed, but there is a panel widget that adds global menus ...
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Unity crashes when I open LibreOffice document

When I open a LibreOffice document, the window "quivers" (gets slightly smaller and and then bigger repeatedly, top menu columns (file, etc.) jump from the top menu to window menu and back) and Unity ...
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How do I digitally sign PDF's in 2019

I know this question has been asked a few different times but the answers either point to dead software or are not 100% applicable. Lots of the software mentioned here is dead. I want to take a pdf ...
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LibreOffice fails to access my personal certificate

Recently, I updated my personal certificate. Then I wanted to sign a libreoffice document. I followed the instructions from Part 1 to Part 4. Both Thunderbird and Firefox are displaying the correct, ...
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Trying Ubuntu 19.04 and see that there is no Libreoffice Start Center [closed]

Is there a place where I can make suggestions for new releases please? I am currently trialling the 19.04 nightly build and see that there is no Libreoffice start center icon in the apps.
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How to disable the libreoffice macro feature, system-wide?

There are two /usr/lib/libreoffice/share/registry/*.xcd settings, each should suffice: org.openoffice.Office.Misc/Security/Scripting/DisableMacroExecution=true org.openoffice.Office.Misc/Security/...
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How to import a single cell from MySQL DB to Libreoffice Calc?

I have been trying to import single cells from my MySQL DB to my Calc Spreadsheet (I am already connected to the DB by using Libreoffice Base) but can't get it working...I can only import a full row ...
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Remap key for specific app

I want to intercept and disable the F1 key when using Libreoffice Calc. It has a keyboard mapping feature, but not for F1. I know of xmodmap, but it seems to change mappings for the entire OS. I want ...
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LibreOffice Calc problem loading large files

Calc stops responding when opening ~30mb .xlsx My task is to open the .xlsx and export it as a csv. Is there a way (on Ubuntu) limit the number of rows that are loaded into memory? After ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 Libre Office changing default format settings not possible

In LibreOffice Writer there are pre defined formating defaults for "text" or "Headline 1", "Headline 2" and so on. When changing them, they only stay that way until i quit the programm. After re-...
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Mail merge in Libreoffice

I'm looking for a way to do a mail merge job in LibreOffice. I've tried the Mail Merge tool but that doesn't seem to do what I want. What I'm doing is the create simple emails that say 'Hi ' and ...
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Show presenter notes in LibreOffice Impress without a second monitor

I am using LibreOffice impress for my presentations and I want to get the presentation notes displayed at rehearsal time without plugging in a second monitor. I checked everywhere, but I could not ...
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How to keep the toolbars of Libre impress permanent

I am new to Libre impress and I am currently experiencing an issue about the toolbars. I want to keep the toolbars permanently in the libre impress without hiding time to time. Example : The Text ...
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Convert .csv file to .ods using terminal

Is it possible convert .csv files to .ods files using command line? I have a lot archives to convert and I don't want convert them one by one.
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TeXMaths-Extension for LibreOffice: No permission to use latex? [closed]

In order to use the LibreOffice extension TeXMaths, it's necessary to enter the path to the latex (and dvisvgm or dvipng) programs in the TeXMaths options. (As explained in the installation manual.) ...
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LibreOffice x-axis log2

I'm making a chart in LibreOffice, and for my data, I want the x-axis to be a logarithmic scale, but with base 2 instead of 10. How can I do that, if possible?
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Installing new version of .deb package over that installed with apt-get

I have LibreOffice installed from the repositories (currently it's version 6.0.7 in 18.04.1) but it's possible to download version 6.1.4 from their website as a .deb package. If I wanted to install ...
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Copy from LibreOffice to CKEditor

If I copy a LibreOffice Table (spreadsheet, not writer) to CKEDitor4 it does copy and past an image. With CKEditor5 the table gets copied. Is there a way to get this working with CKEditor4? https://...
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LibreOffice Options invisible on Ubuntu

Would anyone be able to tell me the source of this issue? OS/version:Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS LibreOffice Version: 1:6.0.7-0ubuntu0.18.04.2 I got Flat Remix Theme installed and segoe UI fonts. I've already ...
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How to download LibreOffice from the main server? [duplicate]

I want to install the latest version of LibreOffic , but when I go to the website it shows "Download from torrent", but I don't want to use a torrent. How can I download LibreOffice from the main ...
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How do I enlarge LibreOffice menu font?

Specifically LibreOffice on Lubuntu 18.04. Have tried various OS system settings +Obviously LO settings, all in vain.
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Command line tool to search and replace text on a PDF

I have a PDF that has my name as an obnoxious watermark through out a rather long PDF file. I tried replacing the text in LibreOffice Draw with blanks, but while my name does appear as text, the find ...
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How to open odt files with file-roller

This might be an odd question, but I like to know how to make file-roller except odt files to be opened. I am working pretty much with odt files as templates. I need to open them quite often and look ...
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Libreoffice 6.1 w/ ubuntu 18.04 - menu bar “file” “tools” “edit” etc. has disappeared

I Upgraded from ubuntu 16.04 to 18.04 recently, and when I did the menubar for libreoffice disappeared. I also noticed that the menubar for Google-chrome also disappeared. I know that the update from ...
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LibreOffice Impress slide background image?

How do I set the first slide's background image to be different from the next slides background images in LibreOffice Impress? NB: I am using LibreOffice 5, in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS.
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HP 4500 Using Libreoffice will not print black ink

I received an email that I wanted to print. Only way I could get it to print was to modify FONT color from Automatic black. Left at default my thumbnail profile picture printed? That had black in it?.....
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Kubuntu 18.04 - Fatal Error on X server when using LibreWriter - gpu hang

I am unable to use LibreWriter for more than a couple of minutes. Every now and then the X Server seems to freeze (see syslog and kernel los below) because the gpu hang? As far as I can tell, that ...
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LibreOffice Impress: change screen format from 4:3 to 16:9 without stretching images?

I have a presentation made with libreoffice impress with slide format 4:3. I want to change the format to 16:9. However, when doing this, all images are stretched/scaled horizontally. It is a pain to ...
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Enigmail pgp key in Libre office

sorry if this was already answered, but I couldn't find the right answer on my own. I am using Enigmail in Thunderbird and created a pgp key (priv and pub) for myself in Enigmail. Now I want to sign ...
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Libre Office Writer to Gmail

A collaborative letter was developed on Google Docs and downloaded to to LibreOffice writer in the .docx format. The document has many photographs and bullet points / indentations. The goal is to ...
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How to use the urw chancery font in Libre Office Writer

I would like to install/use the 'urw chancery' font in the Libre Office Writer. I have a limited knowledge of Linux. I've managed to install some of the Microsoft's fonts (.ttf format) that worked ...
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Convert Unicode files to monospaced PDF files

What I have: Text files containing straight ASCII with some Unicode special characters and box characters. UTF-8 encoding is used. I am running Ubuntu MATÉ 16.04. What I want: The text files ...
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How to remove ugly frames when copiyng to Libreoffice from browser?

Sometimes i copy/paste text from browser to LibreOffice, and page formatting|stylings from the browser page spoil the text looking ugly, like this, for example: Sometimes those frames|images|tables ...
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How to count number of occurrences of search pattern in a text in Libreoffice?

I want to know the count number of occurrences of search pattern in a text in Libreoffice V.6.0.6.2 in Ubuntu 18.04, such a feature available in Word by Microsoft when you place a pattern to search in ...
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Menubars missing in libreoffice when used in unshare session in 18.04

When using libreoffice inside unshare -m session, the menubar is missing. In the console output I see these warnings: ** (soffice:9193): CRITICAL **: 10:29:29.171: void g_lo_menu_insert_section(...
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Libreoffice Writer: How to flip/swap between two table rows?

I use latest LibreOffice Writer and I have a table with 4 rows I want to flip/swap between the two middlish rows (row 2 and row 3). That is, I want that row 3 will take the place of row 2 (or vice ...
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Font dropdown problem in LibreOffice (xubuntu 386 18.04)

I have two essentially identical machines recently upgraded to xubuntu 18.04 386. On the one machine the style, font and fontsize dropdowns are showing as plain text (no dropdown at all). Placing the ...
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Libreoffice preventing the computer from resuming from suspend Kubuntu 18.04

I started a thread about this a few months ago because I was thinking that a problem I've been having with resuming my computer from suspend mode was as a result of my power saving settings. However ...
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Kyeboard short-cut in Live CD

In order to disable auto-correct while typing, I can set the short-cut key Ctrl + L as shown in this image... But How do I set it up in Live CD? I tried to save the config to cfg file. But I can not ...
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Libreoffice crash (Recovery loop) no documents to recover

LibreOffice crashes in recovery loop. The recovery-dialog displays no document to recover. Same problem after removing ~/.config/libreoffice/4/. version and os information: $ uname -a Linux ...
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Libreoffice on Kubuntu: FTP problems

I have a FTP server on my work that can be accessed only in active FTP mode. In Kubuntu settings I've set up the active FTP mode, so it is opened without problems with Dolphin and MC. But I have these ...
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LibreOffice No other formats available on save as

I was trying to save a file as an RTF format in Ubuntu LibreOffice. . . I go down to format, and there are no options at all. . . How can I fix this? Also, why is this like this on my vanilla ...
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LibreOffice6.1 broken after upgrading to texlive2018 from a PPA. Can't downgrade to LO5.16 under 16.04

I'm running ubuntu 16.04. LibreOffice 6.13 was installed from PPA and texlive2015 was installed ubuntu repository. I decided to install texlive2018 from a PPA: deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/jonathonf/...
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Evince - Libreoffice - Geogebra - Apparmor issues

I try to authorize evince to open Geogebra and libreoffice files as links. Using evince 3.18.2 on ubuntu 16.04. Update 1: I've just installed a fresh 18.04 with the same problem. Update 2: Here are ...
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how to create a shortcut for libre office calc file in Lubuntu 18.04

I tried creating a shortcut using 'menu editor' In the command section of the editor i entered libreoffice --calc smb://home/drpjkurian/Dropbox/CLINIC2018.ods It did not work Did I miss something?...
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Menu bar missing on some programs

I'm running XFCE on Ubuntu 16.04.5. Two days ago the menu bar disappeared randomly in LibreOffice programs only, still worked in other programs like FileZilla, Thunar, Thunderbird, etc. But in ...
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Cross references updated by save

When using LibreOffice v6.0.6.2 on 64bit Ubuntu 18.04, I can create bibliography entries from document fine, but when I re-open the document after saving, the entries have all been updated in as much ...