Use this dialogue box to create general settings for working with LibreOffice. The information covers topics such as user data, saving, printing, paths to important files and directories. These settings are saved automatically.

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User Data

Use this tab page to enter or edit user data. Some of the data may have already been entered by the user or system administrator when installing LibreOffice.


Specifies the general settings for LibreOffice.


Specifies view options.

Print Options

Specifies the print setting options.


This section contains the default paths to important folders in LibreOffice. These paths can be edited by the user.


Substitutes a font with a font of your choice. The substitution only replaces a font when it is displayed on screen or during printing. It does not change the font specified in your document formatting.


Defines the security options for saving documents, for web connections, and for opening documents that contain macros.

Application Colours

Sets the colours for the LibreOffice user interface. You can save the current settings as colour scheme and load them later.


Sets options that make LibreOffice programs more accessible for users with reduced sight, limited dexterity or other disabilities.


Specifies the support options for Java applications in LibreOffice, including which Java Runtime Environment (JRE) to use. It also specifies whether to use experimental (unstable) features such as macro recording.

Basic IDE

Defines the settings for the Basic IDE (Integrated Development Environment) to help edit macros in Basic.

Online Update

Specifies some options for the automatic notification and downloading of online updates to LibreOffice.


OpenCL is a technology to speed up calculation on large spreadsheets.


Resets changes made to the current tab to those applicable when this dialogue box was opened.

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