Questions tagged [odt]

"The Open Document Format for Office Applications (ODF), also known as OpenDocument, is an XML-based file format for spreadsheets, charts, presentations and word processing documents."

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(LibreOffice) Replace every character in a selection with *

I want to shadow portions of a .odt document with stars for every character in the selection area. I guess it should be possible using the find and replace tool in LibreOffice. Just need to know how ...
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Why are some of my .odt files plain XML while most are ZIP files?

It was my understanding that an ODT file was a ZIP file that contains various files that comprise an OpenOffice / LibreOffice document. However, I was running a script to search through these files ...
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Can't load ODT images

Hey there, as you can see in the picture, the images seem not to be able to load correctly. Wonder why and if I can solve it. Thanks in advance !!
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Recursively convert Apple .pages files to .docx or .odt

I have a bunch of Apple .pages files stored in a directory structure that I want to convert to .docx or .odt formats. I want some kind of command line script, program, etc which will recursively ...
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The Formula disappears partially when converting from odt to pdf

I have this in odt: When exporting as pdf from libre writer, I end up with: As you can see, the parts that I put them using insert -> formula, disappears partially. Why?
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GNOME Sushi freezes system when previewing OpenDocument in 18.04

I installed Sushi to be able to preview files. However, when I try to preview OpenDocument files, the entire system freezes. Why do OpenDocument files do this, and are there any alternatives that do ...
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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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Reduce the size of an odt file

Sorry if this is not the right forum in the frame. I reused a MS Word template to create a document with LibreOffice. The final output was a huge file, as lots of MS Windows fonts were integrated ...
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Easiest way to achieve .odt extension hiding in nautilus

I have a lot of .odt documents, and I browse them every day. In fact browsing and editing my documents is what I spend most of my time on. The problem I have is that with the .odt extension visible, ...
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Nautilus odt thumbnails gone after BleachBit

Nautilus used to generate thumbnails for .odt documents before I cleaned the pc with BleachBit and now I can't get it to work again. Any ideas? Here's what I cleaned:
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Convert pdf to an editable format, retaining images

I have pdf files I need to convert another format. The files contain images and text. I need the pictures. I tried to convert using abiword but the result unfortunately gets only text. Command I use:...
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Can't open ODT large file in 16.04 after upgrade from 15.10

I have a large ODT file (37.3 MB) file which I can no longer open after upgrading from Ubuntu 15.10 to 16.04. I am also unable to open a .doc copy of the file of 54.7 MB. Screen goes grey, and when ...
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Some words missing from comments in .odt file made in win8 and opened in ubuntu, via LibreOffice(in both)

I had saved a .odt file in my windows 8.1, in which I had saved credentials associated with each and every website I had account on. When I opened that file in ubuntu its email/username and in few ...
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GUI app to Convert PDF files to ODT

The PDF utilities from the poppler-utils packages include many tools to deal with PDF files, one of them is pdftotext. pdftotext can be used to convert PDF files to ODT. I want the same result ...
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