Jean Weber

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LibreOffice Documentation Year in Review

Olivier Hallot has published a detailed summary of the Documentation Team’s successes during 2021 and a look ahead at plans for 2022. 2021: The Year the LibreOffice Documentation Team Shined

New user guide for Base

LibreOffice 7.2 Base Guide

Another user guide was published by the LibreOffice documentation team on December 8: the LibreOffice 7.2 Base Guide, for the database component. It is available in free PDF or ODT from the LibreOffice website, or in a low-cost printed copy from Lulu.com. Given the very few changes in Base since LibreOffice 6.4, the team decided …

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Two new user guides: Impress and Calc

The latest user guides from the LibreOffice documentation team are LibreOffice 7.2 Impress and LibreOffice 7.2 Calc, available in free PDF, ODT, or to read in a browser. Low-cost printed copies are available from Lulu.com. Visit the Documentation page on the LibreOffice website for links.

Workaround for a bug in Base on macOS

EDIT/UPDATE: The bug has been fixed in version 7.1.3. On macOS (but not on Windows or Linux), in versions 7.1.x and 7.2.x of LibreOffice, a bug in Base causes the Memo (LONGVARCHAR) field type to have a dark background, so the contents are not visible. Other field type [date, number, TEXT (VARCHAR), and so on] …

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Getting Started Guide 7.2 published

Cover of Getting Started Guide LibreOffice 7.2

The latest user guide from the LibreOffice documentation team is Getting Started with LibreOffice 7.2, available in free PDF, ODT, or to read in a browser. Visit the Documentation page on the LibreOffice website for links. Low-cost printed copies are available from Lulu.com.