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libreoffice User Commands libreoffice

Name
libreoffice – LibreOffice office suite

SYNOPSIS

libreoffice [–accept=accept-string] [–base] [–calc] [–convert-to
output_file_extension[:output_filter_name] [–outdir output_dir] file]… [–display display] [–draw] [–global] [–headless] [–help|-h|-?] [–impress] [–invisible] [–infilter=”“] [–math] [–minimized] [-n file]… [–nodefault] [–nolockcheck] [–nologo] [–norestore] [-o file]… [-p file…] [–print-to-file
[–printer-name printer_name] [–outdir output_dir] file]… [–pt
printername file…] [–show Impress file]… [–unac‐
cept=accept-string] [–terminate_after_init] [–view file]… [–web] [–writer] [file…] lobase
localc
lodraw
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loimpress
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lowriter

DESCRIPTION

LibreOffice (LO for short) is a multi-platform office productivity
suite. It was derived from OpenOffice.org 3.3 Beta on September 28,
2010.

libreoffice is a shell script that sets up the environment and passes
the command line arguments to the soffice.bin binary.

Alternatively, the following helper scripts start the respective mod‐
ule:

sbase, scalc, sdraw, simpress, smath, sofficerc, swriter

OPTIONS

–accept=accept-string
Specify a UNO connect-string to create a UNO acceptor through
which other programs can connect to access the API.

–base Starts the wizard for a new Base document.

–calc Starts with a new Calc document.

–convert-to output_file_extension[:output_filter_name] [–outdir out‐
put_dir] file…
Batch converts files. If –outdir is not specified then the
current working directory is used as the output directory for
the converted files. It implies –headless.

Examples:

–convert-to pdf *.doc

Converts all .doc files to PDFs.

–convert-to pdf:writer_pdf_Export –outdir /home/user *.doc

Converts all .doc files to PDFs using the settings in the Writer
PDF export dialog and saving them in /home/user.

–display display
This option specifies the X server to use; see X(7)

–draw Starts with a new Draw document.

–global
Starts with a new Global document.

–headless
Starts in “headless mode”, which allows using the application
without user a interface.

This special mode can be used when the application is controlled
by external clients via the API.

It implies –invisible and strictly ignores any GUI environment.
–quickstart does not work with this parameter.

–help|-h|-?
Lists LibreOffice command line parameters.

–impress
Starts with a new Impress document.

–invisible
Starts in invisible mode.

Neither the start-up logo nor the initial program window will be
visible. LO can be controlled and documents and dialogs can be
opened via the API.

When started with this parameter, it can only be quit using the
taskmanager (Windows) or the kill command (UNIX based systems).

–quickstart does not work with this parameter.

–infilter=”
Force an input filter type if possible. For example –infil‐
ter=”Calc Office Open XML” only

–math Starts with a new Math document.

–minimized
Keeps the splash screen minimized.

-n template…
Creates the a new document from the given templates.

–nodefault
Starts LO without creating a new document. The next time you
start LO, the welcome screen is shown.

It’s used together with –nologo by quick starters. Note that
–quickstart has no longer been supported since OpenOffice.org
2.0.0.

–nolockcheck
Disables the check for remote instances using the installation.

–nologo
Disables the splash screen at program start.

–norestore
Disables restart and file recovery after a system crash. It is
possible that LO will try to restore a file it keeps crashing
on, if that happens –norestore is the only way to start LO.

–nosplash
Disables the splash screen at program start.

-o file…
Opens the given files for editing, even templates.

Without -o a template file would create a new document derived
from that template.

-p file…
Prints the given files to the default printer and ends. The
splash screen does not appear.

If the file name contains spaces, then it must be enclosed in
quotation marks.

–print-to-file [–printer-name printer_name] [–outdir output_dir] file…
Batch print files to file. If –printer-name is not specified
the default printer is used. If –outdir is not specified then
the current working directory is used as the output directory
for the converted files.

Examples:

–print-to-file *.doc

Prints all .doc files to the current working directory using the
default printer.

–print-to-file –printer-name nasty_lowres_printer –outdir
/home/user *.doc

Prints all .doc files to /home/user directory using the
nasty_lowres_printer.

–pt printername file…
Prints the given files to the printer printername and ends. The
splash screen does not appear.

If a file name contains spaces, then it must be enclosed in quo‐
tation marks.

–quickstart –quickstart=no
Starts LO with it’s quick starter. –quickstart disable the
quick starter.

Does not work with –invisible or –headless.

–show Impress file…
Opens the given Impress files, starts the presentation and quits
after they have finished.

–unaccept=accept-string
Closes an acceptor that was created with –accept option.

Use –unaccept=all to close all open acceptors.

–terminate_after_init
Starts LO and terminates after it registers some UNO services.
Doesn’t show the splash during startup.

–view file…
Opens the given files read-only creating a temporary copy of
them at $TMPDIR.

–web Starts with a new HTML document.

–writer
Starts with a new Writer document.

TROUBLESHOOTING PROBLEMS
See http://wiki.documentfoundation.org/BugReport for more details on
how to report bugs in LibreOffice.

SEE ALSO

http://www.documentfoundation.org/

AUTHOR

This manual page was created by Rene Engelhard for
the Debian GNU/Linux Distribution, because the original package does
not have one. It was updated for Novell by Petr Mladek and adapted for LibreOffice by Philipp Weis‐
senbacher .

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