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LibreOffice + MediaWiki or: what are you using to write your MediaWiki Articles? [migrated]

I always used LibreOffice to write my MediaWiki-articles and saved it as MediaWiki .txt-file to use it on our Wiki. Since I upgraded my PC I have the new LibreOffice 4.4.2.2 where they didn't include ...
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Libreoffice calc. When I use autofilter, row 1, the auto filter row dissapears. How can I make it display always? [closed]

I am using Linux Mint 17, and LibreOffice Version: 4.2.8.2, Build ID: 420m0(Build:2). I create a Libreoffice calc sheet, enter some data, then select all the data with the mouse and then go up to ...
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LibreOffice Writer … the ohm sign (Omega) [migrated]

I am using LibreOffice Writer on Ubuntu 14.04 to do some class assignment and I need to use the Ω (Ohm sign, big letter omega) to show resistance. Unfortunately I can't seem to find the sign ...
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Recover File Libreoffice

So, here's my case: I do have a Writer file, in this Libreoffice Writer file, I copied a few tables from Libreoffice Calc(I actually did this for 6 hours) and pasted on Writer. When I went to see my ...
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Issue on updating Linux Ubuntu

As LU is strongly suggesting me, I want to update my packages but a problem (which I hadn't encountered before) interrupts upgrading process. Some specific packages fail to be downloaded. They are: ...
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About Libre Office Writer getting slow in Debian

I have recently installed Linux Debian and I have copied from an old windows-xp pc some .doc(word documents) archives. When I first opened them, they ran smoothly-just fine. 1) When I changed them to ...
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Installing OpenType font

I bought a full copy of Hoefler Txt, which is an OpenType font, and I'm trying to install it now on my system (Mint 17). However, the results are inconsistent between programs. Here are the steps I'm ...
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Fully MS-compatible office

I am using LibreOffice 3.4.5 on CentOS. Unfortunately, it's not fully compatible with MS Office. In particular, reading docx files leads to loosing all of the embedded formulae and some of the ...
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LibreOffice introducing random page breaks

I normally use LaTeX, but currently I'm collaborating with a couple of people who don't, so I'm forced to use LibreOffice (v. 3.5.7.2 running on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS). I'm saving the file as .docx so that ...
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How to convert libreoffice ODT to PDF in bash

I am using libreoffice under CentOS 6. I can convert ODT files to PDF with: libreoffice --headless --convert-to pdf *.odt but the problem is that it only works when no document is open in ...
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How to plot one dimensional data with margin of error in LibreOffice Calc?

I have some one dimensional classified data from several benchmarks with a margin of error. How can I plot them in LibreOffice Calc 4.3 with error bars? The data follows this scheme with more ...
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How to convert all odt files in a folder into microsoft word files ?

I have a folder with a lot of odt files from LibreOffice, I could open each one by hand and save it as a microsoft word file, but that would take a long time, is it possible to reach this goal using ...
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Which format in office libre writer to choose in order to omit problems when opening in word on windows ?

I have written a document in Libre Office Writer, it is crucial to me to keep the documents format. Now I am clueless in which format to save it, since there is a plethora of options, even different ...
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Convert Tab Separated csv using unoconv

I am attempting to convert a tab separated csv into an xls file using unoconv. However, the tabs are not being recognized as the field separator. Can someone please tell me how this can be done. I've ...
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XML Microsoft Word Document

I have a .xml file generated by someone with MS Word and I cannot manage to open it with LibreOffice or other app or change its format. I tried to save a LibreOffice document as "Word 2003 xml" and ...
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Syntax highlighting and export EPUB format

I need to write RTL format and finaly export as Epub (pdf as freedom).I need to explain my codes and somthing such as syntax highlighting, Do you have any solution? UPDATE: My question has 2 aspect: ...
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How is This Symbolic Link Not Being Followed?

I have LibreOffice Writer and OpenOffice Calc installed on my OpenSuSE system. This is arguably not ideal, but before I fully switch to one or the other, I noticed some strange behaviour when calling ...
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TweakTool scaling factor not working

I installed TweakTool on my Ubuntu 14.04 and was playing around with it and since then the settings on LibreCalc are not right. Font is too small. Take a look at the bottom where "Sheet 1", "Sheet 2" ...
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Merging spreadsheets?

I have a list of LibreOffice spreadsheets (xls files) each one has one sheet. I wanted to merge all those spreadsheets in one big spreadsheet including all the tabs/sheets inside it. For example: lets ...
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Problem while installing LibreOffice on Elementary OS

I'm having the following message when I try to install LibreOffice on Elementary OS 32 bits. I'm doing it on a ASUS Eee PC 900. Lendo listas de pacotes... Pronto Construindo árvore de dependências ...
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Greek dictionary in LibreOffice

I've installed LibreOffice Version: 4.3.3.2. On Calc, I try to write in Greek but the Spell Checking put a red line bellow every word. I went on Tools -> Spelling -> Options and add there the Greek ...
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Making all LibreOffice shortcuts same as MSWord

Is there any way to change all of LibreOffice's shortcuts so that they mirror those of MSWord without having to go through them and change their values one by one?
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Search for variable in OpenOffice/LibreOffice

I am using OpenOffice.org Writer to write a book. I foresee the possibility of some characters' names changing, so I am using variables where their names go "Insert > Fields > Other". However, I ...
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Converting documents to text with UTF-8 encoding

unoconv uses LibreOffice to convert any file that LibreOffice can convert. Now I need export to text with the UTF-8 character encoding. I use the following command: unoconv -f txt -e ...
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How to paste an HTML table into Libre Office Calc without losing structure

I want to paste an HTML table into Libre Office Calc. The HTML table rows contain images (in column 1) that should stay with their appropriate row. However, when I paste my HTML into Calc, the images ...
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Headless use of open office or libreoffice in Ubuntu 14.04

I want to install openoffice headless in Ubuntu 14.10, but when I try to install it, it says there is no package for that name. I installed libreoffice-common using apt-get, but I can't find ...
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Cube not working in Fedora 20 KDE

When I switch desktops on my Fedora 20 system, with the "desktop cube" it doesn't work. Instead of showing the cube effect, it displays briefly LibreOffice with an open document which I closed 10 ...
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LibreOffice Writer Go to page

Is there a go to page feature in LibreOffice writer so one can type a page number to go to that page? There similar feature in MS Word.
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Converting .odm to .odt

How can I convert LibreOffice Master Document which consists of several .odt files into a single .odt file‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌?
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Document save instead of autorecovery save

In a LibreOffice Writer document, I want to disable autorecovery save but I want automatic save be enabled. Is there any way to do this? Saving takes time for large documents. Saving both the ...
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Language change macro in LibreOffice Writer

As the cursor moves in a LibreOffice Writer document, the status below the window shows the language of the characters around the cursor (e.g. English(USA)). Is there a way to run a Macro (named e.g. ...
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Upload libreoffice impress presentation to youtube?

I am interested in creating a presentation in Libreoffice Impress, exporting in X format, and uploading it to Youtube with little hassle. How do I do this? What should X be? Have you done this ...
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Run terminal commands from within LibreOffice's Basic programming?

Is there a way to run system commands in LibreOffice Basic macros so that macros will be able to do things outside LibreOffice (e.g. changing keyboard layout)?
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LibreOffice Calc Didn't Read Data with a formula (Error?)

So I have a data like this : (First Number) (=RIGHT(A1, 3)) 19132 132 56112 112 So, the second column formula is =RIGHT(A1,3) and so on. When I created the graph, it's show zero data, there are no ...
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Accents not working on LibreOffice. How to report bug

When I try to write an accent (spanish in my case) in Libre Office, it just won't write it. I know everything else is fine since I can write accents on other programs (i.e my console). What is ...
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Can't start presentation on remote computer console session from an SSH session

Basically I am executing this script remotely via an SSH session. It works fine on Linux Mint, but not on Debian (7.5). It looks like the export display or nohup command isn't working, but I'm not ...
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Why does selecting text only “copy” it (as in copy and paste) circumstantially?

One of the most user-friendly features of Linux is that highlighting or selecting text will automatically copy it so that it can be pasted upon a middle- click. However, this can also be a point of ...
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How to convert .doc to ODF with a command line?

I'd like to convert many Microsoft Word documents to ODF (the OO.org formata with a command line (because there are many of them). (I need them for reading afterwards on a device where reading OO.org ...
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How to do arithmetic manipulations on entire rows in LibreOffice

I have a table of data which I want to do some arithmetic manipulations on. If I want to subtract say 11B from 3B I just do =$B3-$B11. But if I want to subtract each row 11 value from its ...
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Attaching different LibreOffice Writer documents

I have a lot of .odt documents. How can I attach them together without hurting their contents? Copy and paste in LibreOffice is not safe and may change the format. For example, the position of ...
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LibreOffice 4.2 PPA archive size?

Can anyone give me an idea of the total download size for LibreOffice 4.2 PPA? Am using Mint 14 Nadia (Ubuntu 12.10) Current LO version 3.6.2.2 from the repo, and I have a problem with this bug, ...
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saving in /tmp is not really saving?

Open e.g. a mail attachment from Firefox (without previously saving it); this is a Libre Office document, you edit it, and then push save (not save as) and close both text editor and browser. Then the ...
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Why are my system preferences not saved when changing file associations?

Every time I open a .csv file it tries to open in LibreOffice Calc which I don't want it to, so I changed the default program to Kate, and it updates the system preferences. But then the next time I ...
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if an exploit is affecting MS office does it affect also LibreOffice? [closed]

This question is really annoying me a lot and I want a reasonable, certain, logical... response for it
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Most lightweight distro that runs LibreOffice Writer

I've got an old PC with a 400 Mhz CPU and 256 Mb RAM. I just need to run LibreOffice Writer on it (or another word processor that opens .doc just as good, no Abiword). I'm looking for a light distro ...
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Spell check fails in LibreOffice Word 4.1.2.3 in Linux Mint 16 Petra

I am using LibreOffce 4.1.2.3 in Linux Mint 16 Petra. When I try to run a spell check, no checking occurs, and I immediately get this response: It seems to indicate my language and location aren't ...
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LibreOffice from RPM looks ugly

I'm using x86-64 Fedora 18 (my desktop is KDE), that ships with LibreOffice 3.6. I wanted to install LibreOffice 4.0, thus I installed the RPMs (from here). It works, but looks ugly. Compare: ...
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Open/Libre Office: Restricting Impress to PowerPoint-compatible content?

Is there a way to restrict the Open/Libre Office presentation-program Impress to just PowerPoint-compatible content? Preferably in a way that "shadows-out" or removes non-compatible animations and ...
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Libreoffice document recovery automatization

I am wondering if there is a way I can launch libreoffice so it does document recovery or exits. I want this so when my computer boots up and I log in I am immediately prompted with document recovery. ...
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How to show only the last two digits of a number in LibreOffice Calc?

I have a spreadsheet like this in LibreOffice Calc: 1 2 A 012345678 Henry B 012345679 George The first column displays some ID numbers. I need to display a shorter form of this ...