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How do I insert/attach a file "as a file" into libreoffice.

asked 2016-03-27 19:22:39 +0100

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I would like to insert a complete PDF file into a LibreOffice document, if I do insert >> file >> pdf.pdf it opens and pastes the complete file into the doc. I need to "attach" the full file as is, without it opening into the document..

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answered 2016-03-27 22:43:06 +0100

Ratslinger gravatar image

updated 2016-03-27 22:50:02 +0100

You can do this from the menu Insert->Hyperlink. This is using v4.4.7.2. I mention this because in v5.1.x many menu items have been moved ( ie: maybe from Insert to Edit or even to a submenu). From there you can set up the link to your document (as well as other items) with text (I believe you have to right click the resulting text & select open) or a push button. This creates a link which can open the other document.

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Thanks I wasn't able to do this, but did the following as a workaround.

I was able to import it as an ole object by firstly exporting the file which was originally a excel doc from a xls file to ods file, once I did this I could scale down the speadsheet as I needed. Not perfect but got me sorted.

Sid_bloat gravatar imageSid_bloat ( 2016-03-28 17:19:30 +0100 )edit
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