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LibreOffice is a free and powerful office suite, and a successor to OpenOffice.org (commonly known as OpenOffice).

Its clean interface and feature-rich tools help you unleash your creativity and enhance your productivity.

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16,384 columns in spreadsheets • Better change tracking • Document themes in presentations

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LibreOffice 7.4 Community, a benchmark for interoperability

Development is now focused on interoperability with Microsoft’s proprietary file formats, and many new features are targeted at users migrating from MS Office Berlin, August 18, 2022 – LibreOffice 7.4 Community, the new major release of the volunteer-supported free office suite for desktop productivity, is immediately available from www.libreoffice.org/download for Windows, macOS (Apple Silicon and […]

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LibreOffice is a flagship project for social service at UACM

(Note: this is a translation of the original Spanish-language blog post.) This year, nine students from the Universidad Autónoma de la Ciudad de México (UACM), one of the most important universities in the country and in the capital of Mexico, have joined a social service programme. It’s a kind of internship that every senior student […]

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LibreOffice 7.4 Community, a benchmark for interoperability

Development is now focused on interoperability with Microsoft’s proprietary file formats, and many new features are targeted at users migrating from MS Office Berlin, August 18, 2022 – LibreOffice 7.4 Community, the new major release of the volunteer-supported free office suite for desktop productivity, is immediately available from www.libreoffice.org/download for Windows, macOS (Apple Silicon and […]

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ODF standard and the code – EasyHack

Open Document Format (ODF) is a standard (ISO/IEC 26300) and native file format that LibreOffice uses. OASIS developed this file format based on the file format of StarOffice, the ancestor of LibreOffice.

To understand the ODF standard, working with the LibreOffice code and fixing a small bug is enlightening. Here we discuss a related EasyHack.

ODF File Extensions

If you are a LibreOffice user, you may already know these extensions:

.odt for text processing documents (Lib[…]

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