Category: Document Foundation

LibreOffice 7.1 Community released

On 3 February, The Document Foundation announced the release of LibreOffice 7.1 Community, the volunteer-supported version of the office suite. The Community label emphasises the fact that the software is not targeted at enterprises, and not optimised for their support needs. Blog post with more information. For enterprise-class deployments, TDF has strongly recommended the LibreOffice …

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LibreOffice 6.1 released

The Document Foundation has announced LibreOffice 6.1, with a significant number of new and improved features: Colibre, a new icon theme for Windows based on Microsoft’s icon design guidelines, which makes the office suite visually appealing for users coming from the Microsoft environment; A reworked image handling feature, which is significantly faster and smoother thanks …

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LibreOffice 4.2 is an important release; here’s why

Charles-H. Schulz has written a post examining why LibreOffice 4.2 matters more than you think. He gives three main reasons: This is a major code overhaul, including a brand new engine for Calc. It is more Enterprise-ready than many others. The post provides examples. It’s not about success. It’s about what comes next. The amount …

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Document Foundation member

I’m delighted that my application for membership in The Document Foundation has been accepted. Memberhip recognises a significant level of contribution to the community and provides certain privileges (such as voting) and obligations (including a continuing level of contribution). I’ll link to some more specific info when I find the pages. Edit: Recent updates on …

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