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Questions tagged [open-office]

an open source office suite available for OS X, Linux, Windows, and Unix systems. It supports many formats, including the MS Office format

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How to change the text-cursor shape and/or thickness (visibility)?

I'm using OpenOffice.org Writer. I want to make the text-cursor more visible. Is this maybe on OS X side, i.e. does the operating system manage this? If so, then how to change the text-cursor ...
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SAVING Open Office files to DESKTOP

I just installed APACHE Open Office. Open Office saves to the ~/Documents folder. Which, for me, is extremely to find. That's the apparently ONLY (default) setting Open Office allows. How can I save ...
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LibreOffice Tab Bar is positioned on top of the Toolbar

I installed LibreOffice version 5.2.6.2 on my Mac. Unfortunately, whenever I open a second document (or attempt to view the Properties of an open document) a Tab Bar appears, showing open documents. ...
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Cannot open OpenOffice because the developer is not certified

Since the update to Mac OS 10.11.6 the security preferences are not working properly. I'm trying to open OpenOffice and, even though I have disabled limitations, it is refusing to open and keeps ...
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OpenOffice multiple launcher in launchpad/dock

I recently installed the OpenOffice 4 on my Mac and I use it also on Linux (CentOS 6.5 / Gnome2). On Linux, after the installation, I got a specific shortcut (launcher) for every Office application (...
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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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add the division symbol on OpenOffice Writer (Word) on Mac OS X

How can I add the division symbol on OpenOffice Writer (Word) on Mac OS X? I cannot seem to find a way to add this symbol.
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Can I use Open Office on my new MacBook Air?

I just downloaded Open Office to my Mac Book Air and installed it. When I tried to open it a message came up saying it's developed by an unidentified source and my computer settings only allow ...
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How can I associate OpenOffice documents with OpenOffice apps instead of TextEdit?

I just updated to Mountain Lion. My documents were prepared in OpenOffice and contain many mathematical equations. After updating to Mountain Lion, the documents open in TextEdit instead of ...
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What to use on OS X Lion: 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 payed to get a ...