Questions tagged [libreoffice]

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Add languanges to be always present on “Tools > Language > All Text” in LibreOffice

How do I explicitly add specific languages to "Tools > Language > All Text" in LibreOffice?
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Issue with fonts not being identified correctly

I’m using (or, as the case would be, attempting to use) Xubuntu 20.04 release. I'm having an issue with fonts not being identified correctly, but it gets stranger the more I look into it. Please ...
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Visited hyperlinks won't change color in LibreOffice

The color of visited links won't change. I've changed the color, rest the menu, tried linking to websites, and other slides. Nothing ever happens. It just remains the original link text color. ...
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Why is Libreoffice using only one core?

When I use libreoffice calc for big table (around 100 000 lines), when I make operations on the filters, libreoffice freezes for some times while calculating, and i've seen in the CPU use that it's ...
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Problem with opening .ods (libre office spreadsheet) file directly from archive [closed]

i have an archive file test.zip. The file is password secured and only has one libre office spreadsheet file in it -> sheet.ods. If i extract the file to a local place (eg. /home/username) i have to ...
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Help of libreoffice does not work after Ubuntu 20.04 dist-upgrade (object not accessible insufficient user rights)

When i do F1, the help window appear and a message alert also : Object not accessible. The Object cannot be accessed due to insufficient user rights. libreoffice help do not open I understand what ...
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Ctrl+C and other commands working every other time in LibreOffice on 20.04

I'm using Ubuntu 20.04 in English (US). Keyboard shortcuts are working normally on the GNOME Shell and all programs but LibreOffice. At least in Writer, Calc and Draw, commands like Ctrl+C and Ctrl+...
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Flatpak Libreoffice has blank icons in dock/dash

I installed LibreOffice as a Flatpak in Ubuntu 18.04. The same behavior was observed with the Snap version. When I open a Writer or a Calc file the icon in the GNOME dash (vertical dock bar on the ...
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Menu bar disappeard in LibreOffice, Waterfox after upgrading from 18.04 to 20.04

After upgrading Ubuntu from 18.04 to 20.04, both LibreOffice and Waterfox no longer have menu bars. I am using XFCE4 as my desktop environment. I have seen that this problem pops up from time to ...
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Being stopped on LibreOffice when trying to update Lubuntu

The following packages have unmet dependencies: libreoffice-core : Depends: libreoffice-common (> 1:6.3.5) but 1:6.3.2-0ubuntu2 is installed libreoffice-help-common : Depends: libreoffice-common (...
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Libre Office: replace images by drag-and-drop doesn't work any more. How to solve it?

Problem Since upgrade from Ubuntu 18.04. LTS to 20.04 LTS, Libre Office misses the following feature: by dragging a picture from the file manager into a Libre Office window, and dropping it over an ...
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Drawing a Chart From CLI Using LibreOffice

I have a file that contains two columns of values, so I am looking for a way to draw a chart from my CLI. In another word, I need a script that reads the file that contains the values and represents ...
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LibreOffice Base: Form Wizard does not finish

So, I tried to create a form in LibreOffice Base. Whenever I try to create a form with the Form Wizard, it does not let me finish. Clicking on Finish does absolutely nothing. Such a bug has already ...
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Libreoffice dysfonctional mail merge

Ubuntu 19.10/LibreOffice 6.3.5.2 Mail merge (by email) does not work. I checked: the db calc document contains a column with valid emails the SMTP connection from libreoffice was tested In the ...
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Undefined symbol error when starting LibreOffice in Ubuntu 20.04

After executing the command libreoffice I am getting the following error message. /usr/lib/libreoffice/program/soffice.bin: symbol lookup error: /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libcairo.so.2: undefined symbol: ...
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Can't open .ods file I created and saved in Google drive - no application for “application/x-vnd.oasis opendocument.spreadsheet type” files

I created a spreadsheet in LibreOffice calc and saved it remotely, Google, as a .ods file. When I double clicked this file in files to open it I got: There is no application for "application/x-vnd....
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Weird 'double exposure' effect in font name and size in LibreOffice toolbar, on Ubuntu Studio

I've been using various Linuxes (Linuces?) for years, but never come across this issue before. I've just installed Ubuntu Studio (20.04, running Xfce 4.14). Firing up LibreOffice Writer, I've got a ...
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Open Google Doc in Libreoffice with Gnome file integration

I signed into my Google account in Gnome, and I can access my files from nautilus, however opening any document opens google docs in my browser directly, and opening in LibreOffice Writer results in ...
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How can I make LibreOffice Help available from the Help menu?

I created a boot stick using the start up disk creator in Ubuntu 19.xx and installed Ubuntu 20.04 on a brand new laptop from LibreOffice_6.3.6.2_Linux_x86-64_deb, this also installed LibreOffice. ...
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How to remove LibreOffice installed with Lubuntu 20.04

I found a problem with the way the default install of LibreOffice Impress handles fonts on Lubuntu 20.04. That problem is covered here. In short, the solution was to remove the default install of ...
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Libreoffice: How to install Portuguese dictionaries after and before the Orthographic Agreement at the same time and select the one I want?

There's an Orthographic Agreement for the Portuguese (pt_PT) language but some places won't accept the new gramatical spelling and force me to write in the old way. Libreoffice has both dictionaries ...
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Easy fix for LibreOffice Impress font problems on Lubutu 20.04?

I'm hesitant to ask this problem here because it might be considered cross-posting. However, I need to decide whether to downgrade from Lubuntu 20.04 to 18.04. There is a bug with LibreOffice Impress ...
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LibreOffice on Lubuntu focal: Incomplete pdf when exporting to pdf

I installed Lubuntu focal with the standard libre office. When I create a pdf (all 3 ways) I do not get the text. However I get the empty tables. I tried the same with Ubuntu and there it works. Any ...
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“Device invalid” error trying to open Google Drive remote files with LibreOffice

Premise: I have never used LibreOffice's remote access option before - I just discovered it today and I think it might be very useful for me: I don't know how (nor whether) it works. I'd like to ...
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I need convert XML format to csv or xlsx with bash script

I have troubles with converting XML file to csv, .xls, .xlsx, .xlst, .ods, .ots I am using ubuntu server command line. I need change supplier xml file to friendly prestashop importing file. So, i ...
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LibreOffice Impress no sound

I am running Ubuntu 20.04 with LibreOffice 6.4.2.2, I have been trying to play a ppsx file with sound included for a while now and am out of ideas: LibreOffice impress can open the slides correctly ...
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CoinMP Solver on LibreOffice Calc not available

I am running LibreOffice 6.4.2 on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (the version that comes preinstalled by default) and I noticed that it does not have the CoinMP Solver. When I open the Solver Options, I only have ...
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How to print envelopes properly on LibreWriter

I want to print a #10 envelope in LibreWriter on an HP M452dw printer. No matter what settings I try it always shifts the print 4cm to the right.
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Stylus writing conversion in LibreOffice

Hello thanks for taking the time to answer my question. But, I already run Ubuntu 18.4 on my Sony Vaio which I dual boot Widows & Ubuntu. I am familiar with installing linux. my question related ...
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LibreOffice Impress: what is the little orange asterisk icon in the slides list?

This is Libreoffice Impress 6.4 As you can see, on the left of slide 24, there is a small icon that comprises both the "white stripes" image and the white arrow pointer. What is the icon and why is ...
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WPS Office 32 bit for Linux

We need WPS Office 32 bit for Linux. I am searching on web but i m unable to found any link of 32 bit WPS office link. Please Suggest any link. Thanks Shashi Ranjan
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Fonts are garbled, distorted in LIbreoffice

I have been having difficulties with fonts and word spacing in LibreOffice Writer. The letters overlap. Also, LO Writer doesn't type at the print size it displays (i.e. it types at 30 pt. when 12pt ...
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Some keyboard shortcuts do not work in Libreoffice

I cannot do ALT + F4 or ALT + P in Libreoffice. When I press ALT + F4 it will instead close the folder that is open in the background. What is the problem?
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Samba file locking and sharing has stopped working

I am running a small office network on an Ubuntu server 18.04 with Samba. Most of the regular computers are Ubuntu, with one 14.04, one 16.04, four Linux Mint 18.04. There are two Win 10 computers ...
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Are the LibreOffice SVG icon sets available in Ubuntu?

Arch Linux has several sets of SVG icons included with their libreoffice packages. These icons look nice on medium-high DPI screens: On Ubuntu, there is no "Colibre (SVG)" option in the icon style ...
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libreoffice can not open office files under google drive

I just started to use Ubuntu and have a Libre Office problem. I added my Google account to GNOME accounts. I can see and reach my files with the Files program. I can open PDF and MP4 files w/o ...
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Keeping libreoffice start command up to date

Several pages provide the correct commands to start LO, such as: libreoffice6.4 --writer But whenever LO updates, that command must be changed. Is there a command which will catch up when LO updates?...
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CRON vs Bash Script [duplicate]

I have a bash script that works fine. In the terminal, I can execute the script... ./foo.bar The script closes soffice.bin, Executes a python script that replaces the contents of the previously ...
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How do i generate a certificate to sign pdf electronically?

I'm stuck trying to figure out what kind of certificate I need to create, and how to create it to sign PDF's with LibreOffice. I created a GnuPG key, that did not work. I tried to create a private key ...
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Why does LibreOffice Calc paste a cell as a graphic?

I have a formula in a cell without additional formatting: =IF(D2>0,F2/(D2),"") When I copied this formula from the first cell down through a range, it was converted to a graphic repeating the ...
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Table printed from PDF on Ubuntu 16.04 has different sizes than defined

I have created a table in libreoffice writer as follows: page settings: A4 landscape, margins (left, right, top, bottom): 0mm, 0mm, 0mm, 0mm. Table: positioning: from left: 0mm from top: 0mm from ...
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audio problem with animation in ubuntu 16.04

I am using ubuntu 16. I am preparing presentation in libre impress. I used slide transition option and a new audio from opiton "sound". When I run the ppt, audio is playing but on re-opening the same ...
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18.04 Gnome: firefox (and libre office applications) appears delayed in app switcher

When starting firefox (and any Libre Office application), the application starts and is usable, but the application only appears in app switcher after roughly 10 seconds. That results in the ...
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Problem with Copy pasting text from a document on ubuntu

Version: 19.10 The problem is while i copy some text from a file to libre office or google docs ( where i am creating my own document ), after pasting the text takes same formatting as of the source, ...
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LibreOffice Base can't find SDBC driver

After installing LibreOffice Base from Ubuntu Software I get the message "No SDBC driver was found for the URL 'sdbc:embedded:hsqldb'" when I attempt any action in LO Base. Base starts but as soon as ...
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User defined function - saving as addin

I created a macro in Libreoffice calc, which I named volume(). Now I want to use this function as a built-in function across all Calc. In MS Excel I can save it as an add-in. But here I am not ...
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How can i remove LibreOffice from ppa, then install from regular repos?

Using Ubuntu 18.04 up to date. Have had LibreOffice intalled on this machine for a couple years using LibreOffice's ppa to have the latest version installed. 2-3 days ago the latest LibreOffice ...
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Why is Libreoffice crashing my whole system?

I am running Kubuntu 18.04.4 LTS. When I use Libreoffice (currently 6.0.7.3) Writer, it frequently crashes my whole system. The display freezes for about a minute and after that, I get back to the ...
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Error during the upgrade of LibreOffice from 6.3.5 to 6.4.2

On Ubuntu MATE 18.04 (Bionic Beaver) I use the following PPA for LibreOffice: $ inxi -r | grep libreoffice Active apt sources in file: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/libreoffice-ubuntu-ppa-bionic....
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Terminal Errors with LibreOffice

frederick@frederickpina:~$ sudo apt-get upgrade -y Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done You might want to run 'apt --fix-broken install' to ...

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