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Two issues with latest (?) version of LibreOffice

asked 2019-03-19 10:10:47 +0200

marlon gravatar image

Hello Friends

I installed Lubuntu 18.10 which comes with LibreOffice and I have experienced these two issues:

  1. It cannot open .dbf files.

  2. Pressing Ctrl+P doesn't show an accurate print preview. For instance if I set the 'Scaling factor' to 120% and then proceed to print the selected cells, the preview does not show any changes in the output, except if I exceeded the margins.

I had no problem with a previous version of LibreOffice. Thank you very much for your time.

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What version of LO do you use now? And what version was previous?

kompilainenn gravatar imagekompilainenn ( 2019-03-19 17:47:49 +0200 )edit

Hello Friend, it's working now, after I installed LibreOffice Base; it's strange that Base did not come with the Lubuntu installation while calc, writer, impress, draw, and math did. Anyway to answer your question, Version: 6.0.3.2 and 6.1.2.1 , but now that I have installed Base, I've noticed the LibreOffice version is now 6.1.5.2. Seems to be ok now. Thank you very much

marlon gravatar imagemarlon ( 2019-03-25 15:59:30 +0200 )edit

Hey, please see below. I forgot about problem number 2. Also, I was supposed to attach a .ods file so you can try it out but I can't seem to do so. How do I attach a file?

marlon gravatar imagemarlon ( 2019-04-01 15:56:16 +0200 )edit

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answered 2019-03-19 20:28:35 +0200

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Ad #1 I'm not entirely sure if Ubuntu packages things exactly the same as Debian, but make sure the libreoffice-base package is installed as well.

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I think you're right about installing base. Calc can now open dbf files. Thanks very much.

marlon gravatar imagemarlon ( 2019-03-25 16:00:18 +0200 )edit

Hi, can you see my comment above please? thanks much

marlon gravatar imagemarlon ( 2019-04-01 15:57:30 +0200 )edit
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