Changing Your Working Directory
From LibreOffice Help
working, i85615 -->When you start a dialog to open or save a document, LibreOffice initially displays your working directory. To change this directory:
- Choose Tools - Options' - LibreOffice - Paths'.
- Click My Documents and click the Edit button, or double-click on My Documents.
- In the Select Path dialog, choose the working directory you want and click Select.
You also use this procedure to change the directory displayed by LibreOffice when you want to insert a graphic. Choose Tools - Options' - LibreOffice - Paths - Images', then follow step 3.