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LibreOffice does an unrequested delete cellc

I've been using the same spreadsheet file for months to process some data from a website.  Part of the process involves copying a table from the website, pasting it into TextEdit for some edits, and ...
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Monterey "You are opening the application LibreOffice for the first time" every time I launch the program

I have restarted the computer. I have tried the accepted solution to this similar question from over a decade ago. But macOS keeps behaving poorly. How to I get macOS to stop asking this every time I ...
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Convert 01/01/1904 to OpenOffice default 12/30/1899

I have a LibreOffice spreadsheet with many hundreds of cells going back 8 years. I always seem to have trouble pasting dates into this particular spreadsheet and I have discovered that the date format ...
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Font size in Apple Numbers, Excel and LibreOffice Calc

See the screenshot below. The same font & size with zoom level 100% has different visual sizes in these three macOS spreadsheet apps: Apple Numbers v12.2 (left) Microsoft Excel for Mac v16.69.1 (...
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How to use a terminal pipe to apply action iteratively and save a file to the same folder as the input?

I am trying to recursively find all docx files in a folder (with subfolders) and convert them to pdf using a headless LibreOffice instance. I'd like the output file to be saved in the same folder as ...
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Which JRE version does LibreOffice require

LibreOffice readme 7.4 states needs JRE for full functionality? Which JRE would it need? Which JRE does Catalina require? Or does one just install JDK?' OpenJDK works with LibreOffice?
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Solution to automate setting MS file formats to open in LibreOffice

Does anyone have a solution to swiftly set the default application across MS format documents to be LibreOffice for a largish number of users. To set out the problem: Fifteen users have installed ...
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File extension association to LibreOffice calc in macOS

I'm using macOS Big Sur 11.5.2 and LibreOffice 7.2.0.4. I want to associate a file extension (unknown to LibreOffice, eg ".myfileExtension") to a specific LibreOffice program. In my ...
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Libreoffice Vanilla on Mac

Has LibreOffice Vanilla been removed from the App Store? In Belgium I get a message that this app is not available in your country or region. A few weeks ago it was there. LibreOffice Vanilla on App ...
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Verifying LibreOffice after each restart?

Why does macOS need to verify LibreOffice each time after a restart? I haven't updated the app in a while, and after the first verification it opens normally the next time. This is annoying and it ...
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How to uninstall LibreOffice from Mac OS Catalina?

Can someone let me know how can I completely uninstall LibreOffice from Catalina ? I have moved LibreOffice under Applications to trash and removed the LibreOffice folder under /Library/...
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LibreOffice vs. LibreOffice Vanilla

What is the difference between LibreOffice, as available for download from the LibreOffice web site, and LibreOffice Vanilla, as available from the macOS AppStore? And how do current version numbers ...
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Change Between Open Documents, SPANISH Keyboard, LibreOffice Chrome [duplicate]

I found this article: http://www.idownloadblog.com/2016/09/13/quickly-change-between-open-documents-mac-this-keyboard-shortcut/ According to changing between multiple opened documents in LibreOffice ...
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LibreOffice Impress does not load the installed fonts

I'm trying to use LaTeX fonts in my LibreOffice Impress presentation so I downloaded the lmroman12 fonts from here and installed them via font-book. But when I open a document containing the font it ...
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Activate PressAndHold for LibreOffice or OpenOffice

With most apps on my macos (TextEdit, TextWrangler, Skype, WeChat, Mail, Xcode, Android Studio, Chrome, Firefox, Safari, etc.) when I hold down a letter like E, I get the choice of accents to use from ...
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Is there a log to determine whether an application was launched?

"Someone" downloaded a Word document from a Russian site. I used VirusTotal to verify that it contained a Word macro virus. If they just downloaded it and didn't open it then I don't need to ...
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Missing icon styles for Vanilla LibreOffice after update

As title says, my installation of LibO (from "Collabora" -- the one in the Mac Appstore) is now missing several icon sets with the recent upgrade. Info: Version: 5.2.1.1 Build ID: ...
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Libre Office Mac - where can I find a list of shortcuts?

This is specifically for the Writer, but if you want to add Spreadsheets too, I don't mind. I am trying to do things like indent/unindent from the keyboard. Couldn't find (very quick look) in the ...
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Can't open doc file in Libreoffice: this file is from an unidentified developer

I want to open a doc (word) file which is created on a Windows computer about 10 years ago. When I open this file I get the following message: "Test12345.doc" is from an unidentified developer. Are ...
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Gatekeeper won't let LibreOffice open .csv files

I recently installed LibreOffice Vanilla (LOV) from the Mac App Store. I want it to be the default app for opening .csv files. First, I tried to open a .csv file using the "Open With" dialog. LOV ...
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How to add a libreoffice launcher for writer?

I have libreoffice 4.3.4.1 on OS X 10.10, it only has one libreoffice launcher in spotlight/launchpad. Is it possible to add launchers for subprograms like writer, calc, impress, draw... ?
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LibreOffice has frozen with loading symbol

As the title says, LibreOffice has frozen and I can't do anything. Sadly I don't want to force exit because of the document. Are there any tricks or can you rely on restore?
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Is there a way to turn off LibreOfficeUpdate via terminal?

Good morning everyone. I administrate few MacBook laptops (in remote locations). We control the versions of software that we allow users to use for compatibility issues. But end users nag as to ...
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PowerPoint presentations won't open on mac but I can see their preview on Finder. It says password-protected but it is NOT password-protected

Below is the powerpoint presentation I am trying to view. I can see it through Finder, as you can see below, but when I try to open it on OpenOffice or LibreOffice I get the dialog below. Again this ...
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Numbers v3.1: Automatically link URLs in spreadsheet?

I've inherited a spreadsheet that has a loooong column (thousands) of URLs, all unclickable. I'd like to make them clickable. I have tried the following: Highlighting the column. Select column, then ...
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LibreOffice error: "Either another instance of LibreOffice is accessing your personal settings or your personal settings are locked"

When I try to open LibreOffice, I get the following error: Either another instance of LibreOffice is accessing your personal settings or your personal settings are locked. Simultaneous access ...
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Does LibreOffice work on OS X 10.9 Mavericks?

I rely heavily on LibreOffice and am hesitant to upgrade unless I can be as sure as possible that LibreOffice (Writer) will run. Can anybody confirm that the software works and does not crash on ...
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Is there any terminal tool to convert from ODT to PDF/PS?

There is unoconv for Linux. I am looking something similar for Mac. I think no such a program exists.
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What to use on OS X Lion (10.7): OpenOffice.org, LibreOffice or NeoOffice?

I was quite surprised to discover that both releases and beta versions of LibreOffice and OpenOffice.org do crash on OS X 10.7 when you try to access the preferences screen. I even paid to get a copy ...
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How can I alter the spotlight category spreadsheets to include ODS

In Lion, the "All My Files" smart folder in finder is based on spotlight search categories. While I can see how from System Preferences->Spotlight->Search Results I can alter the order of these as ...
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How to deactivate the welcome screen in LibreOffice for Mac?

LibreOffice for mac - by default - starts with a welcome screen. While this might be useful to some, it also results in resume not working in Lion (I assume). No previous documents are being opened. ...
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