Jean Weber

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The Magic of Editable PDFs

I’m a bit late in linking to Simon Phipps’ article, The Magic of Editable PDFs, but it’s such a great tip that you need to know about it (if you don’t already). Here’s a sample: Did you know you can send a final document as a PDF attachment that everyone will be able to open …

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Printed copies of LibreOffice 3.4 Getting Started guide now available

Cover of LibO 3.4 Getting Started guide

Printed copies of LibreOffice 3.4 Getting Started guide are now available from If you would like a printed copy of this book, now is a good time to buy, because is having a sale. Between now and Friday 27 April 2012 at 11:59 pm (in some US time zone), the homepage will …

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LibreOffice 3.4 Getting Started guide published

Individual chapters and the full book are available on the wiki. Printed copy coming soon. Other books for v3.4 (Writer Guide, Draw Guide, Impress Guide, Math Guide) in various stages of completion are also on that wiki page. Work has begun on the v3.4 Calc Guide. More help is always welcome.

LibreOffice 3.5.2

“Berlin, April 5, 2012 – The Document Foundation announces LibreOffice 3.5.2, the third version of the 3.5 family, targeting private individuals and enterprises. LibreOffice 3.5.2 fixes an additional large number of the bugs identified by TDF QA experts and LibreOffice users worldwide.” Includes some nice graphs of community participation.

What is LibreOffice?

LibreOffice is a suite of programs for word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, databases, and vector drawings. It is free to download, use, and distribute. It is available in many languages and runs on Linux, Mac, and Windows. LibreOffice’s native file formats are OpenDocument (*.ODT, *.ODS, *.ODP, etc.), but it can open and save to many other …

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