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OpenDocument Text (`odt`) is the OpenDocument word-processing file format

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Show odt page count in file explorer

In file explorer I have the pages column but for LibreOffice files it doesn't list the page count. Is there a way to view the page count from file explorer tab? Thanks in advanced.
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Does libre office writer encrypt temp files when .odt file is encrypted?

I used Libre Office Writer to create an encrypted .odt file. LibreOffice uses temp files by default. Are the temp files encrypted while working with the file if the file has been encrypted in the ...
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is there a way to convert automatically images files to odt format in linux terminal?

is there a way to convert automatically images files to odt format in linux terminal? I have eg. 100 jpg or 100 png image files. It may take much time to insert them one by one. I have found many ...
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Corrupted ODT/DOC files in Raw form -- How do I get the text?

I have an old hard drive I had professionally recovered, and they were only able to give me the files in code that looks like this: talledBannerText{\VSI_MS_Sans_Serif16.0_1_0}[ProductName] ¼³Ä¡...
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Office Deployment Tool (ODT) 2019 Download Updates Only

I've successfully downloaded the Office 2019 using Office Deployment Tool (ODT) 2019, but when an update was available, the script re-downloaded a complete new (but updated) Office 2019. I don't want ...
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How to decompress and compress .odt and .docx?

I have a LibreOffice text document that I need to decompress to edit some of the meta files, and after that I need to rebuild the text document. I can decompress it with 7zip, but after that I'm not ...
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How do I batch convert .odt files to .docx files?

At the moment I have a large collection of .odt files and I want to batch convert them to .docx files. I am working on a windows 10 computer. There are several options recommended on the web, almost ...
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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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How to zip folder to odt format

I extract .odt(open office) file and make some manipulation on it. And then when I want to zip file back I have an issue. for example if I enter to the directory with unzipped odt file and I do ...
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LibreOffice, odt files batch search and replace

I am using LibreOffice Writer (Version: 5.0.1.2) for Windows 7, and I have multiple files that I need to replace some text in them.. I can't find a way to search and replace in many files in bulk.
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How can I convert .odt to .html (or .md) from the commandline?

I'm looking for free software that can convert OpenDocument to HTML or markdown. Pandoc can convert HTML to OpenDocument, but not the reverse. odt2html.py failed to install using both pip and ...
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.odt vs .fodt: which is most space effective for git repositories?

Which is most space effective for git repositories: LibreOffice/OpenOffice .odt files or .fodt files? I think that it should be .fodt, since with the uncompressed XML format .fodt the repository ...
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Is there a way so bullets write in libreoffice open the same in Microsoft Office?

I have an Open Document Text file write with LibreOffice when opened in Microsoft Word it appear very similar (which is normal). The only thing that is a little annoying are the list bullets. In ...
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Is there a way to remove the superfluous line breaks in an Open Office document?

I copied a large text file into an Open Office Document, and it added or "preserved" a lot of superfluous line breaks. Here's an example of what I see: When it should look like this: Es, pues, de ...
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How can I write an .odt programmatically? [closed]

I would like to write an .odt file programmatically e.g. include figures from a directory or use different style writing code (like a LaTeX document). I wonder how can I compile an .odt file and if ...
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Chapter outline numbers as initials in LibreOffice Writer?

I am trying to have the chapter title (outline) level 1 numbers as initials in LibreOffice Writer. I have set up a character style which gives me the big title numbers, but they are all from the base ...
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Why can I open .docx with OpenOffice but not .odt with Word?

I am using Office 2007 and OpenOffice 3.3. I have to be able to open and save documents in both formats .docx and .odt. As .odt is an open format why can't Word open and save documents in that Format? ...
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stripping properties and personal information from .odt files on linux? [duplicate]

I have a few files that have fields of properties and personal information that I want to remove, the format is .odt. Basically, I want to strip out everything. What utilities are available for the ...
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How are the 2010 OpenDocument Text (.odt) from OpenOffice and the 2012 one from LibreOffice different?

As you probably know when you're reading this question, an .odt file is just a .zip file containing some folders and .xml files. I used to appreciate this, for I could make a document with keywords ...
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Add automatic page numbers in LibreOffice

How can I add an automatic page number to all pages in a LibreOffice .odt file? I've already tried the following: Insert > Header > (name of page style) and Insert > Footer > (name of page style) ...
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Open Office \ Microsoft Word compatibility problems with paragraph directions

I'm trying to use Open Office (specifically, I tested LibreOffice 3.3) for writing documents, which should be shared with MS Word users. This documents include Hebrew text, that uses right to left ...
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Batch Convert OpenOffice (ODT) to MS Word (DOC) files?

I have a directory full of OpenOffice.org odt files that I'd like to batch-convert to doc files. Is there an easy way to do this? (bonus points if your answer uses OpenOffice and a Linux command-...
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Similarity and/or Diff of two ODT documents (Linux)

I have two ODT documents, they have very close contents, I want to compare them to see how similar they are. The best would be to have a similarity percentage, if not possible, an alternative would ...
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Odt file crashed what can I do?

a very important document(my finishing thesis) that I have been writing using openoffice 3.1.1(its a .odt document) kept crashing everytime I opened it. So I downloaded openoffice 3.2.1 and opened the ...
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