The Document Foundation recently released LibreOffice 5.2.0, a feature-rich major release of the best free office suite ever created. LibreOffice 5.2 provides document classification according to the TSCP standard, and a set of improved forecasting functions in Calc. In addition, multiple signature descriptions are now supported, along with import and export of signatures from OOXML files.
LibreOffice 5.2.0 Changelog
- New drawing tools, including filled curves, polygons and freeform lines, have been added to all program modules.
- When printing a document, Print to File is now available in the list of printers.
- If you use Google Drive for storage, two-factor authentication support has been included.
- The Save toolbar button includes a quick Save as Template option, so you don’t have to go through the menu.
<li class="bbli"> Calc: <ul> <li> New functions have been added, along with extensive tooltips that describe what a function does as you type it. </li> <li> Multiple status bar functions can be active at the same time, to provide a quick overview of your data. </li> <li> The currency toolbar icon now includes a drop-down menu to quickly choose the currency you want to use. </li> <li> When removing the border from selected cells, you can also choose to remove the border from adjacent cells as well. </li> </ul> </li> <li class="bbli"> Impress: <ul> <li> When working with custom animations, you can now quickly add an effect to an element via the sidebar, instead of using a separate dialog box. </li> <li> The list of effects in the sidebar now includes a description of the effect, along with the element name. </li> <li> In the properties sidebar, a new Slide Background panel lets you quickly change the format, orientation and background image of a slide. </li> </ul> </li>
Install LibreOffice 5.2.0 on Ubuntu Linux OS
<pre>sudo apt-get remove --purge libreoffice*
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:libreoffice/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install libreofficecomments powered by Disqus