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Error in exporting to PDF
Where is the help on using Discourse, that is easily discoverable by users?
Personal messages
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Would be useful to be able to Pin items to LibreOffice window
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New version Will not open
Ask/Getting Started from old to new?
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Connector text box disappearing (becoming invisible)
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Windows 11 - File Explorer - Search Contents fails
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How to make elements visible in PDF but invisible at printing?
Temporary change line colour in DRAW
Text surrounded by lines?
Looping through nested list to populate sheet
In calc, when recording a macro, Macro dialog doesn't appear
Hyperlink: New Bookmarks not showing
"APSO - Alternative Script Organizer for Python" UI is broken
[suggestion] Display number of selected rows/columns regardless of the way they're selected
Design your own horizontal line paragraph style
How to convert ODG file to ODT using LibreOffice Draw
Supress display during processing
URL "target_blank" not working when exported to pdf
I have had a power surge and non of the documents I have on Libre will open. can you help
Writer - Forms - Can't open Control Properties
Ensure Upper case, Lower case matching while using Switch ()
Report - Summarize a detail field created by query
Newbie trying to make a fillable form
Report - Summarize a detail field created by query
Fehlermeldung bei Installation des Sprachpakets „Deutsch“
Getting Layers to Work
Pages don't end aligned, why?
Conditional formatting: match data validity errors
DBF file not open
How can I use Replace All to change the font size of a selected term in a document?
How to delete a reference used in table?
Base Form: How to make one input field mandatory if the value entered in another field is less than zero
How to change page numbering
Page Number offset not working
Libreoffice Base ID auto increment problem printing reports
Install Error 7.2.5.2 - Warning 1946 - Can I fix this manually?
Calc crashes since 7.5 update when using Wingdings font in date validity
Broken Dropdown menu
Printer stop error using Libre Draw
Conditions could have an explanation comment attached
Failure of average function to calculate correctly
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The words in libreoffice writer are hidden
Paste unformatted text - does not work
Photos appearing in Draw
Test data for calc
Change default print setting from "Automatic" to "Portrait"
Jump to a specific paragraph
Have Calc list the option to Save As Tab Separated Values?
Broken image form?
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How to implement a uno:GotoLine Dispatcher in a Grid on a Dialog
Move endnotes to the end of the article
How do I set a full page background in Writer?
Document saved as garbage
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Download page giving wrong impression to users
Get hyperlinks inside OLE spreadsheet to work
Heading 1 numbering restarts from 1 in the middle of document after having incremented to 3
2 databases lost all data
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How can I use Replace All to change the font size of a selected term in a document?
Small template inside of sheet
LO Writer misses to paste "merge formatting" like MS Word (Deutsch: Einfügen Format zusammenführen
Paste Special of Fontwork Objects with Macros
End note will not open when I click on the number in the body of the text
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Issue with column width arrows of table properties dialogue
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Writer freezes :
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Column format display issue
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Cropping a stacked area chart
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[ feature request ] please improve the interface
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Class内のObjectをDestructできない
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Ask/Getting Started from old to new?
Ask/Getting Started from old to new?
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Font color of specific row keeps reverting
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Ask/Getting Started from old to new?
Questions about poor sorting
Using date separators in forms
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Ask/Getting Started from old to new?
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Lightproof not installed with 7.2.3.2
Main menu overlapping top menu bar, how to hide or fix?
Copy paste heading 3 and table , pastes to new page

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Locked document file
Libreoffice 7.2.2 crashing during start
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Installing in AWS EC2
Image exported to pdf is not cropped
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Bold text is in cyrillic
Disable the "Add spacing between Asian and non-Asian text" feature
Connector text box disappearing (becoming invisible)
Nicht registrierte standardmäßige Dateiformate (message)
Open Office doc migration - blank hyperlinks, page boarders, headers
Bad image quality after rotating image in LibreOffice Impress
Draw file. I opened tonight and it appears each page of text is packed in one line
How can I report a bug that is only reproducible with a very long document?
How to convert png files to text pages for a Writer doc?
Libre Office extremely slow since updating
Windows 11 - File Explorer - Search Contents fails
New extensions list
Libre office keeps crashing crashing (7.3.0.3, macbook air 2015)
External data corrupted and refresh issue
LibreOffice Base Autofilling Junction Table
Can't delete input fields in writer - they are like zombie vampires
Line numbering in part of a document only
LibreOffice v7.2.5.2 crashes when i open a .CSV file
Bookmarks - hold sort
Impress hyperlink to an executable with its commandline argument
Where to report a bug in a pre-release version?
Delete versus cut graphics action
DDE link not working 7.4.5
Divide number in %'s
LibreOffice Draw, save .otg with text boxes of the form
Libreoffice usage Error in Manjaro Linux
Copy does not work
Pasting (previous) images from clipboard impossible into LO
MS Office RGB colors to LibreOffice CMYK colors
LO files uploaded to OneDrive are corrupted from mac
Impress failed to play embedded video
Track changes mysterious colours
Text surrounded by lines?
Problem exporting to XLS format
How to save cursor position in Writer?
Trying to place two maps in a heart shape in LibreDraw
Validating Credentials / Account Credentials dialog box pops up in Calc, never hapened before. Is a major pain in the butt
Unable to print from LibreOffice Files
Contents Did not Showing ...In LibreOffice Calc - > DATA - > Validity -> Under Input Help?
LO 7.1 High CPU spike in Print, Options, Paragraph dialog use (see images)
LO 7.1 High CPU spike in Print, Options, Paragraph dialog use (see images)
How to convert ODG file to ODT using LibreOffice Draw
Adding custom page number format
Printing in Calc
Unable to change file permissions on my manuscript
URL "target_blank" not working when exported to pdf
UTF-8 file loses page break
Two columns Text with 1 columns image
I have had a power surge and non of the documents I have on Libre will open. can you help
Complex writer document frozen in LO24.2
The upper bound of the for loop
COUNTIFS with "<>" expression and empty value returns different result in Windows and Linux, how do I fix it?
After upgrade, a couple of things are broken
Maintaining Font in DOCX to PDF Command Line Conversion - Ubuntu Server 20.04
Possible bug in LibreOffice Base
LibreOffice Impress 7.3.5.2 will not hold text box position and size
First three words are not a sentence
Request for Sort Dialog change
Phone cell format with or without "+"
Reordering Conditional Formats (Not Conditions)?
PositionX & PositionY no longer working for Dialog position on screen
Dark Mode and Tool Bar
Writer function to remove cropped image parts?
Changing Slide In LibreOffice Impress
DRAW: Sticking drawing points
Password removed from Writer file
Application stopped and not loading at all
Old split hsqldb won't connect in new Linux Mint 20.2 and LO 6.4.7.2
Word 365 Docx file with a table is getting a strange rendering when opened and converted to PDF using LibreOffice Writer
Assigning functions to shortcut keys
Getting Layers to Work
Cannot save Draw file
Calc - Lock cell content before formatting to text, how?
New version of Impress screws up 10 years of saved presentations? :(
Merge issue Writer omitting DB Field Intermittently
Connector lines not straight
How do I submit suggestions in improving LO Writer?
Writer - UNO API - Java - Cursor error when creates a table with start and end dynamic fields
Round Down is Rounding Up
Libre Impress - Anregungen: Notes + Video
Convert odm to pdf using via cli
Writer memory leak (LibreOffice 7.3.0)
How to sign macros in "My Macros"
How to change page numbering
Libreoffice Impress: The gradient angle always automatically returns to the default value
Formatting a field from a database
Dark Mode Text is Black - Can't Change?
LibreCalc - Ctrl + Enter = Horrible Shortcut
Porting workbooks from Excel to Calc
Formula bar issue
Calc crashes since 7.5 update when using Wingdings font in date validity
MSI Installers issue
Libreoffice command line convert docx to pdf , The character line spacing has changed
Lost PUA chars with xlsx/ods formats
The clipboard does not work correctly
File extensions
Printer stop error using Libre Draw
Any hope LO will actually run on High Sierra?
Windows Narrator and Libre Office Writer
How do you get syntax highlighting, and parenthesis scope in the equation/formula bar?
Protocol for creating a spreadsheet with compatible formatting for Excel?
LibreCalc: change default date format: feature request
Hyperlink: New Bookmarks not showing
Why can't I resize math formulas in Impress?
Failure of average function to calculate correctly
Can I save print properties with a document?
The words in libreoffice writer are hidden
Paste unformatted text - does not work
All Headings are numbered 0
Calc does not ask for password to open a password protected xlsx file
Undo and redo properties
Printing problem
Basic mistreats Function name in Function body (sometimes)
Cannot turn AutoRecovery off
Notification when someone changes a Document on a another PC (networkacces)
Jump to a specific paragraph
Libre calc calculations
"Version incompatibility" "incorrect file version" when opening pdf
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Double-click doesn't select the space after a word. Can I change it?
How do I insert and display a pdf into a Calc spreadsheet?
Several display bugs in calc since 24.2.3.2 update
Broken image form?
Move endnotes to the end of the article
EarnestAl, trying to reply but the forum isn't letting me comment any more
Change the size of multiple shapes at once?
Is LibreOffice an online application?
Document saved as garbage
ReDim on custom type containing dynamic array
Vertical text in Word document doesn't convert to PDF
Feature Request: Save the last configuration of the "Send Email Messages" Mail Merge dialog
Random Cell backgroud color after conversion from Lotus123
How to convert from Writer to pdf without distortion
Opening the "Edit Style" menu crashes LibreOffice Writer on Windows
MacOS-wide keyboard behavior on accents ignored/suppressed
Heading 1 numbering restarts from 1 in the middle of document after having incremented to 3
Impress Presentation Times-Out During RDP
2 databases lost all data
Sheet name having a Ø ø symbol won't show
Justified text and forced line breaks in docx document
How to search for subscript
Image placement and display discripancies when MS Word document with image viewed/exported to PDF using LibreOffice
Docx writer document table content background coloer
How do I upload a sample file
Fourier transform - transform data to DFT and reconstruct it with IDFT in Libre Calc
Nat Instruments TDMS Support for Calc
LO Writer misses to paste "merge formatting" like MS Word (Deutsch: Einfügen Format zusammenführen
Trouble converting large excel spreadsheet
It is different at the binary level
Custom style not showing in writer document
Libreoffice update always wipes out my default settings
Localized shortcuts? (Why do I have to use strg+shift+f for bold?)
Pictures add double their file size to writer document
Writer is not displaying documents correctly (Linux)
How Do I Add Insert Anchor To The Context Menu?
All my docs open minimized
Crashing upon Specific Task
Calc Chart SVG missing X-axis Labels
Calc macros in IDE separated from Spreadsheet macros
Can not start Libre after installing 7.4 upgrade
How do I sort lines alphabetically?
LO not saving documents completely
Bullets Default color is always white
The automatic download of the update is currently not available
LibreOffice Calc macro to select specific cells, find regular expressions and replace
No autosave by default; are you guys high?
Has anyone else observed a change in the frequency of crashes?
Header fields not tracking header values
*The Case of Missing OLE Objects*
Named Functions - Reduce Formula complexity / Low hanging Fruit to enable functional Programming in Calc
Calc Special paste process works as slowly on column with vlookup formulas
Must click the mouse when opening a writer doc, otherwise keyboard short cut Ctrl+f does not work
Impress text box not showing in Powerpoint
Conversion pdf to docx in libreoffice 7.6, collapsing all in one page
Cannot set background color in libre calc
File protected by a password is opened as a text and there isn't password window
Writer: how to change the external tool to edit images
Insert file into LO writer doc
Can Libre Draw (v5) flip a page (Lt > Rt transposition) complete with all texts & objects?
New user - excel spreadsheet edits not being saved properly
Libreoffice calc Tabbed layout is too compact (visually complex)
Export to PDF does not embed fonts "flattened"
5.5" x 8.5" Paper
Add regex support to find
Images SHRINK itty bitty when exporting a text document to PDF
MALWAREBYTES report PUP in Libre files when trying to print
How to Get the Width of a Text Table Cell at the Cursor
Problems with other files after using --headless
Column format display issue
Bibliography does not update after changing entry structure
Ctrl+Shift+U+hexcode not working in Writer comments on Ubuntu - bug or feature?
Librecalc solver cant do products
Some PDF files will not open in LO Draw
keep text together?
Need help with a checkbox setup or maybe other solution (Very New)
Unable to use RETURN key when using conditional format
Support for search and run commands
Toolbar cuts of at right instead of wrapping to a new toolbar line
LO and Defender Mitigations
Highlighting lines of text automatically
Comments with Author name but without date and timestamp?
Is this bug? broken table content in pdf/printing when enumeration is enabled
Libre Office 7.3.2 cannot copy bank content + paste to writer as characters are lost and not correct
Libreoffice Writer - Some marks in the Unicode font shows dotted circle
Version Control Information
Transparent png not exporting to PDF correctly in Draw
Unable to shrink/reduce size of chart in Writer
Does multi-threading only work in Calc?
Correcting abnormal large text appearance and lack of word wrap
Calc border and inner line draw order TAGS: CALC
Sort won't save in xlsx
Circular image contains a rectangular frame while converting from pdf to word
Lists (a, b, c, etc.) in a document have disappeared
Poor colour rendering
Amazing! But... (Feedback)
How to modify colour of line?
Why does LibreOffice Calc take so long to save changes to a file?
Read Error. Format error discovered in the file in sub-document content.xml at 2,321994355(row,col)
Read Error. Format error discovered in the file in sub-document content.xml at 2,321994355(row,col)
Writer 'New Window' disabled
Japanese Furigana does not work as I want them to
How to overtype using a different color font
Can libreoffice show CND window when i boot up my PC, or is libreoffice responsible for this action?
Writer: new style from selection automatically created as conditional and can't be changed
Must all Basic calc macros be in "Standard?"
BaseDocumenter error
Show columns on formatted writer page
How to get libreoffice to find Java JRE file?
Two-key sequences
How to set Writer Paragraph Gradient Transparency using macro?
Creating List Formats
Calc Find and Replace [Fax:]
Styles are updated automatically while I open Writer document
Cropping a stacked area chart
Mime icon is missing as always after new installing
Comment box does not point to the correct cell
New formatting tools for files?
SVG support in LO Writer
New LibreOffice download tool bar not working
Rulers and tabs in Calc cells
Please add support for SI prefixes in number formats
When will the program-code of Libre Office allow preview of ODT-1.2-files in Windows (File-)Explorer Preview Pane without having (newest) MS Word installed?
Blank page or envelope printed by LOwriter v7.3.7.2
White Border around document when exporting a Calc File to a JPEG or PDF
Font isue in Calc
Formula object shortcut on MacOS doesn't work by default
[ feature request ] please improve the interface
Updated Changes to Libre Office
Cursor pops to *beginning* of word
TOC (Index) has letters instead of page numbers
Paragraph skips page
Converting Xlsx documents
Calc: How to change conditional formatting priority
How to run soffice.bin in headless mode on a IPV6
When using Record, Deleted text disappearing instead of Red-Lining, Please help!
Impress won't execute link in Powerpoint file (Windows 11)
Docs save to Drafts, attempts to recover Fail then finally Doc opens
GTK+3 integration breaks imported mpeg4 and avi videos in Impress
How do I control the way navigator expands and collapses?
Error saving - General Error. General input/output error
How do I control the way navigator expands and collapses?
Line Break in Bibliography
Libre Office document window not seen
Format cell > borders
Can I turn off "Update Styles / Keep Old Style" Notification when opening old documents that haven't been modified?
mail merge with variable images
Writer: grey squares in far page corners?
How to add embedded images from extension into Writer doc
Floating chapter heading
Opening windows on wrong virtual desktop on rhel7 KDE
Stop "copy cell" from deleting the contents of the copied cell
Suggestions for AI Tools for Writer
Saving edited files opened from a zip files with the portable version
LibreOffice UI customization
Request for exporting Calc spreads in iCal format
CSV import crashing in Calc / LibreOffice 7.6
New Feature to allowe Impress show Normal and Notes in same view
Import seperated layers
Chart axes disappear on refresh; Columns need to be re-formatted frequently
Move an object and/or exact object position
Python in calc (not macro)
Connection to MariaDB via Connector C not working
Header formatting is off when docx file is opened and converted in the writer v7.x
Bugs in LibreOffice 7.6
Range.Find VBA method does not handle the "#" properly
Possible bugs - calc
Libreoffice crashes upon trying to save/convert to PDF in writer
Why is LibreOffice Writer No Longer Following/Focusing on my Cursor?
Inserting images in document
Is there a pencil tool to draw borders in calc, like in Excel?
How to protect the cells of only the first two rows of a Calc sheet
Is there an alternative to SUMIF for arrays?
Calc chart not refreshing when data changes _Latest_Update
Change background of active cell when entering data
Weird Gray Spaces Between Words
Exported PDF from LibreOffice crashes right after opening. File not stable
LibreOffice removes additional space in URLs when opening saved docx file or after convert to PDF
Is this a bug in script invoke: passing Integer-sized Long argument as 0
Why does Array Function get reset to non-Array Function?
Please add a lock zoom feature on LibreOffice
Are unicode collation rules are kept up to date automatically?
Regex not replacing text in Calc macro editor
How to avoid including sections from other documents when saving?
User-defined date formatting not printing as displayed in spreadsheet
How to set the Selection parameter to convert to pdf using the command line
LibreOffice freezes on save
Autoinput key combinations on macOS
Unexpected decimal precision error in Calc
Libreoffice command line convert docx to pdf , The character line spacing has changed
Global LibreOffice scrollbar accessibility
Full screen mode in Calc
How to make 14 border styles available under format tab like there is under the toolbar button/icon?
Calc Crash on Second RegEx Matches Access (VB Macro)
Disable "Wraparound" of next/previous sheet shortcut in Calc
I can no longer modify/edit my org charts in LibreOffice. Please help
Hyperlink Buttons to Folders instead of directly to files
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A common task when formulating questions or answers is to create tables, for which specific help and an online table generator exist. The best method is though, that you can just copy-paste a cell range of a Calc spreadsheet that is automatically converted to markup, using the first row as column headers, like

Name Number
foo 1
bar 2
baz 3

When pasting code or spreadsheet formula expressions please format it as code to prevent misrepresentation of inline text formatting characters like the * asterisk (for italics or bold) and replacements of " quote characters with typographic quotes like “here”.

Format short inline expressions as `expression` by enclosing them in backticks or grave.

Fenced code blocks are formatted with three backticks on their own line before and after the code block:

```

Usually a simple ``` without any trailing text (not even blanks) on its own line does some nicely automatically coloured formatting. One can force a language syntax like

```cpp

```bash

```python

```xml

```java

but apparently not for Basic. Function blocks in a Basic code block containing the keywords EndIf or Wend somehow lead to an ugly all red formatting, so if possible avoid them and use End If instead, or Do...Loop which is cleaner than While...Wend anyway (see While...Wend Statement). Also reportedly with Dim var as Variant the (unnecessary) as Variant can lead to an overall-red formatting. Using

```text

though forces a code block to monochrome to workaround.

To get correct coloring of Basic code with a plain

```

apparently the forum engine wants to see at least one comment starting with an ' apostrophe.

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How can I change my password for Ask-LibreOffice?

You can reset (i.e. reassign) your password during the login process.

  1. start Ask-LibreOffice in your internet browser and choose your preferred language.



  2. click on the “Log in” button.



  3. the login page will open. Click the “Reset my password” button.



    If you have changed your password, you can log in again as usual.

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