Libreoffice "Help" installation

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legion101098
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Libreoffice "Help" installation

Post by legion101098 » Fri Jun 29, 2018 3:36 pm

hei guys, i want to ask about libreoffice. this started when i wanted to install offline help for libreoffice 6, but in progress these showed up, i don't know about those. So can you help me? i've been searching too in offical libre, but nothing found
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Re: Libreoffice "Help" installation

Post by kc1di » Fri Jun 29, 2018 3:43 pm

Hello legion101098,
Looks like your trying to install Libre0ffice 5.4 instead of 6.0 help files.
Which version of mint are you on?
if your using Libreoffice 6 you need the help files of 6 not 5.
If your on mint 19 Libreoffice 6 is the default and help files can be found in synaptic and installed from there.
if you installed Libreoffice 6 on 18.3 , how did you do it?
Easy tips : https://easylinuxtipsproject.blogspot.com/
Linux Mint Installation Guide: http://linuxmint-installation-guide.rea ... en/latest/
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Re: Libreoffice "Help" installation

Post by darsh » Sat Jun 30, 2018 6:50 am

You can also grab a lot of LibreOffice's documentation directly from the web-site:

https://documentation.libreoffice.org/e ... mentation/
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Re: Libreoffice "Help" installation

Post by thx-1138 » Sat Jun 30, 2018 8:43 am

...what kc1di said. For Mint 19, LO6 is already there.
How do you expect help files for LO 6.0 to be installed when you've downloaded packages for LO 5.4.7.2?

If on Mint 18, instead of manually dl-ing & installing packages, the easy way:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:libreoffice/ppa
sudo apt-get update
Then refresh your Update Manager, et voila...

...If for some really obscure reason you don't see the offline help afterwards:
sudo apt-get install libreoffice-help-en-gb
(default is en-us me thinks...)

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