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LibreOffice is a cross-platform office suite that originated as a fork of OpenOffice.

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LibreOffice won't open in Pop-OS

I'm using pop-os 19.10 with gnome 3.34.2 and whenever I try to launch libreoffice(version 6.3.4) I get this error: /usr/lib/libreoffice/program/soffice.bin: symbol lookup error: /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/...
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How one can use Python script in Libreoffice Calc?

Can one use Python scripts in Libreoffice macros? I have Libreoffice calc 6.0.7.3 and Ubuntu 18.04. I installed libreoffice-script-provider-python. But how can I make some basic computation that tests ...
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How can I use printer-specific paper sizes in Libre Office Writer?

I am printing to 4.0x2.5" paper. My printer knows how wide the paper is. My printer driver is configured in CUPS to default to 4.0x2.5" paper. In evince and okular and various other tools when I ...
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What does the “Certificates” section in seahorse do?

What does the "Certificates" / "System Trust" section of seahorse do? I am trying to sign a document in LibreOffice and the menu there uses the word "Certificate", so I am thinking that I need to ...
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libre office files wont open

I am having constant and enduring trouble opening up many/all files in libre office calc. My file(s) were created in LibreOffice. I am not sure what version they were created in because I have ...
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No Snap Apps Entries generated in Debian Buster 10.1

Context: Debian 10.1 XFCE amd64 I have installed snapd, so after that I have installed Inkscape (Edge) and Libreoffice (Stable) Snap Apps, but I have no entries in my XFCE desktop. I can run these ...
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GTK FileChooser causes crashes in several programs

I have repeatedly encountered a problem with several programs that use open/save file dialogues. Upon initiating these by trying to open or to save a file, the program freezes for about 10 seconds ...
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Why is apparmor logging ALLOWED cases for LibreOffice?

I'm using Devuan Beowulf (~= Debian Buster). I'm seeing quite a few /var/log/messages messages involving apparmor, e.g.: Oct 29 12:05:20 my_host_name kernel: [232254.998790] audit: type=1400 audit(...
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yum installation error

I know I have file:///root/repo as the baseurl of my /etc/yum.repos.d/batch.repo file. I want to install libreoffice, but I get the below message when i run the cmd [root@localhost ~]# yum install ...
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Font changes in libreoffice writer while writing!

I installed ibus and trying ibus-avro to write bengali in libreoffice writer. I generally write with Noto Sans Bengali font. But while I ma starting writing the font is automatically changing into ...
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Issues with Word Processors (calligra, libreoffice and wps-office)

I am trying to write the following text in LibreOffice writer: এই লাইন এডিট করতে গেলে যে সমস্যা হয়। If I double click on লাইন and hit backspace it gets deleted and if I start retyping লাইন right ...
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Disable libre office upgrades

Each time I sudo apt-get upgrade I can see many updates from libreoffice packages. Since I have a limited memory laptop, I would like to "disable" the upgrades for all the libreoffice packages (...
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E: Unmet dependencies. Try 'apt --fix-broken install' with no packages (or specify a solution) libreoffice

Every time I try to upgrade it shows me this message sudo apt-get upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done You might want to run 'apt --...
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Why won't libreoffice install? [closed]

Err:1 http://security-cdn.debian.org buster/updates/main armhf libreoffice-style-tango all 1:6.1.5-3+deb10u2 404 Not Found [IP: ] Err:2 http://security-cdn.debian.org buster/updates/main armhf uno-...
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LibreOffice won't automatically update on Debian 9?

Debian 9 comes with LibreOffice (my LibreOffice is 5.2.7.2). LibreOffice, however, is already on version 6.3.0. Why doesn't it update automatically, since they're two of the biggest open source ...
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ibus-m17n input method no longer works on libreoffice-still

I've noticed it on the Desktop on which I installed Arch linux yesterday. It used to work on the laptop until I ran pacman -Syu today! As far as I've seen, it never worked on libreoffice-fresh, ...
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Always underline mnemonics / keyboard accelerators in LibreOffice under KDE?

I want Alt+Character hotkeys always to be underlined in LibreOffice under KDE (OpenSuse Leap 15.1). I have configured the GUI theme with "Always show accelerators", but LibreOffice seems to ignore ...
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LibreCalc Absolute Cell References Changing

Using Libre Office 6.3.0.4, Linux Mint 19.2, Flatpak release. I have a simple function that needs to have a static row: =K15-G$2. Not sure when the error started occuring, but after I inserted (3) ...
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How to avoid Text Import form when opening CSV in Calc?

I regularly need to open CSV files of a certain format in Libre Office Calc (on Linux Mint). The format is always a comma separator and the first column a date as D/M/Y. Could anyone suggest a way to ...
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Reverse horizontal scrolling direction in Libreoffice

I am running Libreoffice on Debian Unstable with XFCE, and I ran into a bit of an issue: every time I use the touchpad to move around the document horizontally, it moves in the opposite direction (i.e....
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AppArmor changes behavior of LibreOffice without anything in logs

I have created profile for /usr/bin/lowriter which tries to allow everything that might be needed. I have added things until there is nothing written to system log (I'm using dmesg -w to see it) when ...
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LibreOffice 6.2.4+ crashes with code 139 on CentOS 7.6

Versions of LibreOffice starting from 6.2.4 are not able to run on CentOS 7.6. Running libreoffice6.2 exits with code 139. There are old bug reports (e.g. this) which have similar symptoms but are ...
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How to get fonts into Libre Office Writer

I have some fonts on my system that I wish to use in Writer. They are present in the file system, but do not appear in the Libre Office fonts list. I can see them when I run fc-list $ fc-list | grep ...
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Repair a corrupted .odp file

I have a corrupted .odp file that cannot open anymore in LibreOffice Impress. There is no back-up available in LibreOffice (.bak file is missing). I was wondering if there are some powerful Linux ...
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Open output of a command using libreoffice

I am running certain commands in a loop and would like to open its output in libreoffice (calc), without storing it. This is what I have tried: libreoffice --calc <(process m n) libreoffice --...
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Libreoffice printer list adds entities that don't work. How to suppress?

I have various printers available via CUPS which everything, including LibreOffice, has available in the printing menu. These have useful queue and display names, defined locally, such as ...
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Lock file naming pattern

Whenever I open a LibreOffice document, LibreOffice creates a lock file along the original file. This file has a naming schema like the following: .~lock.MyDocument.odt# Is this a LibreOffice ...
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Can I manipulate .xls workbooks in linux (tcsh)

I have 2 Excel Workbooks, A and B. Workbook A.xls has 2 worksheets, Sheet1 and Sheet2. Workbook B.xls also has Sheet1 and Sheet2. Without opening the workbooks, I would like to delete Sheet2 in A....
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How to remove the thin line on the edge of LibreOffice GUI menu bar?

How do I get rid of this thin line in the menu bar of LibreOffice and other applications? Previously I used Elementary OS which did not show that thin line didn't exist. After changing to KDE Neon, ...
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Diagramm with varying sheets as data area's

I'm searching for a way to change the data area of a diagramm with a drop down menu: on sheet1 i want to have the diagramm and a drop down menu where i can select from which sheet the diagramm take ...
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Gnupg - Passing Decryption To Application

When you decrypt a file with GnuPG with the -d option and the file is in ascii form, it simply scrolls down the screen and can be read. But what if it isn't an ascii file that was encrypted, but say a ...
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Running an old version of LibreOffice

Using Linux Mint 19 64-bit here. I'm experiencing a bug in current LibreOffice versions (6.2.0.3, but it's apparently been around since 5.x.) A known good version with regards to this bug can be ...
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How can I unlock a file locked for editing by DESKTOP/Username?

How can I unlock the file below on Mint 19? This is a LibreOffice document I had opened when my PC crashed.
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Libreoffice not responsive / slow on Linux Mint 19 Cinnamon

After a fresh install of Linux Mint on my system, Libreoffice feels slow and unresponsive. Every time I type something, there is a significant delay before the text comes up. This is especially ...
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MultiMarkdown processors: Fonts?

I just found MultiMarkdown, which is awesome. I've installed the GitHub official application from https://github.com/fletcher/MultiMarkdown-6 on my Gentoo box, and I'm using it to create HTML pages ...
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Can I increase the number of decimal places stored by Libre Office Calc?

I have an array of numbers with 16 decimal places. When I copy them into a Libre Office Calc spreadsheet, the numbers are rounded off to the 15th decimal place. I assume this is a result of the ...
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Plot with hours that have a sign on Libreoffice-Calc

On Libreoffice calc I have a spreadsheet that can compute certain quantities in time (hours). These quantities can be positive or negative. For example, the values in the spreadsheet can be a daily ...
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office files are being read as zip archive and vice versa. How can I resolve this?

I am running Manjaro linux KDE and am enjoying. But opening office & zip file is a pita for me. Look the screenshot. My zip file opens by libreoffice (or WPS). And if I correct it in file ...
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How to do sum calculations in libreoffice calc, single column

I have a .csv file which has two columns and about 50 rows of data in them. One of the columns has some numbers in it. What should have worked is - =sum<B1:B50> the result should be displayed ...
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How to remove the gradient of Libre Office on dark theme of KDE?

I'm using the Dark Theme of the Debian 9 with KDE Plasma 5.8.6, but when I open the Libre Office, this is what I see: I think this gradient is very ugly, so I want to change for a solid color, or for ...
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LibreOffice won't open on Fedora 27

If I've tried to open a file I've got splash screen with loader and it disappear. If I run it from terminal I've got output: Application Error if I run libreoffice --writer I don't get any output, ...
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How does “Export as JPG” work in LibreOffice Writer?

In OpenOffice Writer there is no option to export a document as JPG, only export as PDF. Therefore to make an image, first I have to convert the document as pdf, then convert the PDF to JPG. But if I ...
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LibreImpress deleting inserted pdf images after a while

I have Libre Office 5.4.6.2 40m0(Build:2) on Ubuntu 17.10 My LibreOffice Impress keeps deleting all the .pdf images I insert to it every so often (can't figure out the periodicity yet). It looks like ...
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LibreOffice becomes unresponsive and overloads my CPU when Copying and Pasting text

I have a table in LibreOffice which I regularly update. The table currently has 6, 561 words, 45, 255 characters and takes up 39 pages. I don't have any extravagant pictures, just a handful of ...
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Should a package always be purged before upgrading?

I am thinking of upgrading Libreoffice 5 to 6 through backports. Do I have to purge LO5 first? Furthermore, is purging absolutely necessary before upgrading packages in general?
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LibreOffice placeholder fields documentation

I have to modify a LibreOffice template with a number of conditional statements. I managed to figure out one can add such statements through Insert > Fields > More fields, tab Functions, type ...
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Put page numbers in front of images in LibreOffice Impress

In LibreOffice Impress (5.2.7.2), I inserted page numbers in the master slide, positioned almost at the bottom right corner. But in a few slides, there are images occupying the whole space, thus ...
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How to count errors in a LibreOffice spreadsheet?

I have a bigger spreadsheet (a few hundred rows, ~ 30 columns), and I would like to display a cell in the header with the number of errors (number of cells that have errors in them) in this ...
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How to install LibreOffice on Bodhi Linux

How to install the LibreOffice suit on the latest Bodhi Linux version (4.5.0)?
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Convert .odt to .pdf on the command line - include automatically inserted blank pages

"How to convert libreoffice ODT to PDF in bash" has a nice description of how to convert .odt to .pdf. It does, however, not work if you want to check 'Export automatically inserted blank pages'. ...