Tools - Options - Paths
to see where LibreOffice is looking for your templates. Hopefully you can edit that to look in the
right place. It is better to have your templates inside your /home along with all the rest of your
users data and settings. The full address for the 3.5.x branch is something like
Note that inside
you will see a lot of folders. Each program has a folder in there for it's own settings and
configurations. Some are still in /home/username but are moving to the newer place to reduce
congestion and confusion.
Note that username should be replaced by your own user-name, the one you login with. Don't change
the 3/user part tho!
--- On Thu, 10/5/12, Keith Bates <email@example.com> wrote:
On 03/05/12 05:12, Dan Lewis wrote:
The problem arises from a change in where the templates are
located: LO 3.5 stores them in a different location
(.config/libreoffice/3/user/template) than 3.4
Suggestion: use the organise templates feature again. If you use
"My Templates as the folders for your templates, highlight it. The click
the Command button and select Update. Perhaps this will cause your
templates to appear.
If this does not work, copy your templates contained
in .libreoffice/3/user/template to .config/libreoffice/3/user/template.
Then organise your templates, highlight the My Template folder, click
the Command button, and select Update from the drop down menu. The
templates should appear.
I used this process to add multiple templates to My Templates, and
it saves time compared to importing one template at a time.
I tried what Dan suggested but it doesn't work :(
I don't even have a "My Templates" folder in the template organiser wizard thing. I know it was
there in 3.4 but it's no longer there.
I copied the template files to .config/libreoffice/3/user/template then clicked the Commands button
and Update but then got several "templates already exists" messages and one "Update could not be
I've removed all folders from the templates path except the default (/usr/lib/ something) and then
added.config/libreoffice/3/user/template and set it as the default for adding new templates.
I'm wondering if there is a glitch in the Ubuntu update.
-- God bless you
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