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LibreOffice Writer displaying ruler very weirdly (in cm)

I recently got a laptop with a 4K resolution, and it has had tons of problems with programs displaying so small, due to high resolution and DPI. I don’t know if this problem is due to high ...
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How can I make an open LibreOffice save a file, without using the GUI?

I've gone abroad, leaving LibreOffice Writer open with some file I edited. Unfortunately - I forgot to press Save! Now, I have SSH access to that machine, but - how can I make LibreOffice save the ...
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How to change LibreOffice default text encoding?

I want to change the default text encoding used by LibreOffice when saving a document as a Text document. Where can I find this setting? I want it to be UTF-8 WITHOUT the BOM, which I believe is ...
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How Can I Cut/Copy a Table (Not Just Its Contents) in Libre Office Writer

Every page I can find on the internet has the following instructions for moving a table in Libre Office Writer: Focus on the table From the Table menu choose Select > Table Hit CTRL + X (or perform ...
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MSI installer: Run in English instead of the system language

How can I make an MSI installer run in English? I'm trying to install LibreOffice on a machine running a Korean version of Windows XP. I don't know Korean. I haven't used Windows with any frequency ...
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LibreOffice Writer messes up IPA

I copied and pasted this into LibreOffice Writer ɑt͡ʃɛxɑ qɔbo qɔɛɾɘ It came out like this. Looks like it's just a display issue: when I copy the text out of LOW again, it looks the same as the ...
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How to delete last page in Libreoffice

I have document that contains two pages. At first I have table from top to bottom of page. Second page consists of single unprintable paragraph character. I cannot delete that character. I want to ...
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How to get rid of “sheet name” and “page number” on LibreOffice Calc Print? [duplicate]

When Ever I print my spreadsheet, I get sheet name on top of the sheet and page number at the bottom. I want to remove them. I could not find an option to disable them. Is there any method to achieve ...
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How to prepare organization chart in Libre Office?

It is very difficult to draw an organization chart in Libreoffice. Is there a function similar to Microsoft word or excel?
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How to set default currency type in Libre office

I am using LibreOffice 5.1.4.2 10m0(Build:2) on my Arch Linux. I would Like to set my default currency type to INR (English). That is, Now I do this : Right click --> Format Cells --> Currency --...
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Elapsed Time can't get hr:min with LibreOffice…?

How can I get my Elapsed Time column to come out in and Hour and Minutes format? I have the time cells formatted to Time & 13:37 and I've tried every available choice but no matter what for 24 ...
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Libreoffice Calc Saving TSV as CSV without asking

Create a tab-separated file saved as test.txt. Open in text editor and save: 1 2 3 4 This is a test (Those are tabs) Open it with Libreoffice Calc Click "Save" Libreoffice asks "Are ...
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Line chart in LibreOffice - data in rows (type, x, y) rather than in a 2-input table

How do I create a line chart in LibreOffice Calc if the data is organised in 3-tuples rather than in a two-input table? Example: Banana Jan 10 Banana Feb 20 Banana Mar 30 Banana ...
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need a list of names to fill a column 2420 down each one each one to be multiplied 55 times and retain list order

I have a list of 44 names i need them to fill down a column in multiples of 55 each one to be multiplied 55 times I'm using libre office Does that make sense if it doesn't please let me know.
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LibreOffice Writer - Add footnotes outside of two-column layout?

I have a multi-page two-column document as shown here. When I add footnotes by using Insert > Footnote, the footnotes end up inside the respective column. Is it possible to create footnotes (not ...
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Apply LibreOffice sum to multiple renamed sheets

I have a spreadsheet with many sheets, each tracking a particular topic. Within each sheet are columns of raw data, and a cell (always in F1) that contains a calculated stat for the raw data. I will ...
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how to add pages to an existing pdf

Hi I am using Foxit Reader 7.3.0.118 , I Select Create PDF. Select From Scanner. Hit Scan. after scanning 30 pages I have saved a document. 1) Now let us say I want to add 31st page to above document ...
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Opening powerpoint with Libre Office from mac terminal

I use the terminal a lot in Ubuntu, but I also have two macs. I'd like to open a powerpoint with Libre Office Impress from terminal on my mac. Any ideas?
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using <li> on each newline

I have following pattern in every single cell in the coloumn in Libre Calc - Spec One: This is one Spec Two: This is spec two Spec Three: This is spec three Is there any way to convert this to - &...
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LibreOffice on OS X: running soffice keeps saying no Info.plist or no NSPrincipalClass in Info.plist

I'm trying to run LibreOffice 5.1.3 from the OS X terminal, to script some conversion tasks. However whenever I run soffice, I always get this error: No Info.plist file in application bundle or no ...
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Libre Office Calc, User-defined Number format permille

I know that LibreOffice allows you to define custom number formats. I have a spreadsheet that displays some smallish percentages (all are less than 1%). I would like to use permille ‰ instead. ...
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How do I set unicode-8 as the default in LibreOffice under Windows 10?

When I use LibreOffice Calc and save my file as an .csv LibreOffice suggest Western Europe as default encoding. I however want unicode-8 encoding. How do I set unicode-8 as the default in LibreOffice ...
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Move rows with the keyboard in Calc

How might one move a row to a different location with the keyboard? I have found this guide for the mouse but due to disability I have trouble using the mouse for this. Note that I am not looking to '...
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Libreoffice macro basic: skip to next paragraph test for upper case

I'm trying to write a macro, and I need to skip to the next paragraph, where I will test the first letter for capitalization. I've spent hours and have only found inaccurate or hard to follow ...
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How do I prevent LibreOffice saving the file with the thumbnails?

I am using LibreOffice 4.0 on Windows 7 and I have noticed that it saves files (for example Writer) with a preview. (The icon of the file shows what's inside it, it looks like a page). How do I turn ...
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LibreOffice custom list of languages (for document, selection, paragraph)

(This was also posted on the ask.libreoffice site, which is not a stackexchange site, so don't hurry closing or down-voting for that reason. But if you do, for whatever reason, please mention that ...
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How do I undo this splitting of text into columns?

I've received an ODT file, where the text, intended to have usual page-wide layout appears to be split in two columns. If I copy the text and paste as plain text, I get this: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 But in ...
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Document font substitution (LibreOffice, MS Office)

In my office we're having this little delicate problem that a brand image group has decided some changes in our graphical profile. One thing this leads to is the change of document fonts from "Times ...
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LibreOffice OS X: converting a .odt to .pdf from terminal?

Using LibreOffice, I can open an ODT document and export it as PDF manually. Is there also a command line do to this from the shell?
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How can I add spacing between a table and the paragraph immediately after it?

My Body Text style has space below, but not above, and I want it to stay that way. Now, when I insert a table between two paragraphs of Body Text, I get no space between the table and the subsequent ...
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Libreoffice in-text citation numbering

I am writing a paper that has in-text citations spread throughout that are just sequential numbers. Is there a way to do this so that if I add something in the middle, I don't have to go and manually ...
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How to fix X11 error: Can't open display

I installed libreoffice.x86_64 using yum from the CentOS repository on my CentOS basic server. When running the following command from the shell, I get the following X11 error. xhost is installed on ...
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How to hide paragraph marks in OpenOffice.org Writer?

How do I remove the blue P-marks that indicate paragraphs from my documents when working? I have looked under the 'Tools' menu but have been unsuccessful.
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Registering a program to show in the “Open With” list

After installing LibreOffice and then unistalling OpenOffice, all the files for the many office document types (odt, ods, doc, xls, rtf and a dozen more) are unassociated with any application. When I ...
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Is LibreOffice able to open MS Office documents in “shared” mode?

I'm a GNU/Linux and Free/Libre software user for about twelve years now. In the company I work I am the only one who runs GNU/Linux. It's been that way for a couple of years. Recently a colleague ...
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How to stop OpenOffice/LibreOffice from popping up toolbars when I click on stuff

When I import a picture or a chart into my document and click on it, LibreOffice spawns a toolbar, shifts the whole screen around for a second, and then allows me to move stuff again. It gets very ...
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Is it possible in LibreOffice Writer to make a style out of an element that has been manually formatted?

I have a frame that I have worked on to be positioned and styled exactly how I want it to look. In the same document, I want to make many other frames with the exact same parameters. However, I can't ...
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Is it possible in LibreOffice Writer to “clear” the next paragraph after a frame?

In HTML, you can "clear" a floated DIV so that a paragraph (delineated by a P tag) will be pushed to below the DIV. I want to achieve the same behaviour in LibreOffice writer, so that it will look ...
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Openoffice access files on NFS extremely slow and can not save file

I am using a Debian 7 box. I have an NFS network drive mounted on my "/mnt/drive_R". Everything works fine except Apache openoffice 4.1 and LibreOffice 3.5, yes I tried both version of openoffice. I ...
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How do I get LibreOffice Writer to start page numbers at 1 and not 0?

I have a book where the first page of actual content, after title pages and copyright notices and so on, is on the fifth page of the file. I want that page to be marked as page number 1. I set a ...
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How to link csv file in Libreoffice 5

In previous versions of Libreoffice Calc, it was straightforward to import and link csv files through [Import] -> [Sheet from file...], as per the instructions on this page. This allowed me to refresh ...
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LibreOffice auto-correction: lowercase i is corrected to uppercase (I) in other languages

I have to cross-post here a question already posted on ask.libreoffice.org because I don't have an answer to a small but nasty problem (I'll delete one of these questions when I get a satisfying ...
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CentOS 6.7 configure: error: dlopen not found

I'm trying to configure LibreOffice On-Line WebSocket server before installing but the following error is thrown: configure: error: dlopen not found Full output: [root@SBX-EXT-001-002 loolwsd]# ./...
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How can I combine PDFs in LibreOffice?

I'd like to be able to simply drag a pdf file into the pages explorer of a pdf that's being edited. This has no effect and dragging the file into the work area on a new page results in something like ...
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How can I change the default zoom factor in LibreOffice Writer to fit width?

I would like "Fit width" to be the default zoom factor when opening a document in LibreOffice Writer.
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Categorize spreadsheet lines - ala SQL GROUP

I want to consolidate a series of name-value pairs by name and sum the values. The pairs are in two columns of a LibreOffice Calc spreadsheet, about a hundred rows. Input: Output, to another part ...
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Dark background in LibreOffice under Windows

I hate to write on with background, so i usally write my papers in a simple text editor, because I can have a dark background, but it's still annoying not to be able to use LibreOffice advanced ...
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hiding sidebar and navigation bar in libreoffice file dialogs

For a project I need to provide some computers with libreoffice running in kiosk mode. I need the libreoffice writer app on fullscreen all the time, and that users can create, open or modify files on ...
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Libreoffice online with owncloud

I am trying to set up the experimental libreoffice online with owncloud. The only resource I found is this https://owncloud.org/blog/libreoffice-online-has-arrived-in-owncloud/ and the therein (...
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Is there an accessible LOG of REPAIR procedure in OpenOffice.org or LibreOffice?

I'm developing a PL/SQL tool for Oracle to export a query result set to a ODS file. It seems to work but when I try to open the document, I get the message that something is wrong so OpenOffice ask me ...