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How To Install LibreOffice 5.1.3 recently released

The Document Foundation has just announced the release of LibreOffice 5.1.3, the third minor release of the LibreOffice 5.1 family, supporting Google Drive remote connectivity on GNU/Linux and MacOS X. LibreOffice 5.1.3 is targeted at technology enthusiasts, early adopters and power users. LibreOffice 5.1.3 Changelog DOC import: handle subset of STYLEREF natively clear cache before disposing rest of VCL prevent cyclic reference zombies Bitmap Background exceeds shape borders when PRINTING or PDF EXPORT RTF import: page number are incorrect Add Plains Cree language to LibreOffice FILESAVE: DOCX Table Width Type and Alignment is not preserved resize image (picture) together with frame does not work Writer: huge table cell table layout issue Pasting a whole row with data crashes all open LibO apps Style formatting overrides direct formatting when using conditional formatting Changing the paragraph style removes index entries VIEWING: OpenGL text rendering performance Font colour icon in sidebar disappears when changing font colour EDITING: Image moving and anchoring erratic behavior on text body style Crash in layout SwSectionFrame after opening particular document Missing Icons in Find Toolbar with Icon Style Galaxy See release notes for complete list of changes and improvements Install LibreOffice 5.

LibreOffice 5.1.2 released with OneDrive Integration

The Document Foundation has just announced the release of LibreOffice 5.1.2, the second maintenance release of the LibreOffice 5.1 open-source office suite. So far, the LibreOffice 5.1 family is the most popular LibreOffice ever. LibreOffice 5.1.2 Changelog Enable auto-accelerator behaviour for gtk new baseline (Cent OS 6): requires kernel 2.6.32 or newer, glibc 2.12 or newer SUM function now uses optimized arithemetic and SSE3 if present, giving a ~5x win for large sums [gtk3] [wayland] Windows have broken size and headerbar drawn over content [gtk3] gtk2 Swing/AWT GUIs in java-based extensions crash gtk3 libreoffice [gtk3] [dark theme] Adwaita:dark not fully supported horizontal/vertical flip of inserted picture is not persisted OneDrive Integration Request EDITING: Text drag and drop doesn’t work correctly Export as JPEG missing something Outline Numbering for DOCX not working when new headings inserted in between EMF: dashed lines in background grid are rendered as solid lines TOOLBAR: empty values in button names not respected DOCX Import: Incorrect display of the headings – numbering style indents EDITING: PostgreSQL direct connection – Default for Text isn’t CharacterType of PostgreSQL Switching spreadsheet tab triggers crash, no data provided See release notes for complete list of changes and improvements Install LibreOffice 5.

LibreOffice 5.0.4 Officially Released

The Document Foundation announced the release of LibreOffice 5.0.4, the fourth release of the LibreOffice 5.0 family, with a large number of fixes over the previous releases. So far, LibreOffice 5.0 is the most popular LibreOffice ever, based on the feedback from the marketplace. LibreOffice 5.0.4 is ready for enterprise level or large scale deployments. LibreOffice 5.0.1 changelog If interested in technical details about the release, check the following change log for details: https://wiki.

LibreOffice 5.0.4 RC1 available for download

The Document Foundation announced that the first Release Candidate for the LibreOffice 5.0.4 RC1 branch is now out and ready for testing. This is a very new release, and it’s going to be around for a long time. In fact, a couple more releases are planned after the launch of 5.0.4. The launch of the next major version, 5.1.0, should happen on February 1, at the earliest. Hightlights of LibreOffice 5.

LibreOffice 5.0.3 and LibreOffice 4.4.6 Officially Released

The Document Foundation has just announced the release of LibreOffice 5.0.3, the 4th release of the LibreOffice 5.0 family, and LibreOffice 4.4.6, the 7th release of the LibreOffice 4.4 family. So far, the LibreOffice 5.0 family is the most popular LibreOffice ever. Both software packages include many fixes introduced since the previous version. FILESAVE: Bullets are lost when saving in OOxml (.pptx or .ppsx) fix import of stretched background image DOCX import: fix left-from-style and first-from-direct FILESAVE: SolidConverter DOCX – On resave margins and images lost and file size doubled SLIDESHOW: cannot start show at selected slide after having changed range Crash: data text to columns Impress does not export slides bullets to PPTX correctly UI: Breeze icons appear in Sifr theme UI: Switching between Style and Formatting tabs changes document status to modified DOCX Import: Incorrect display of the headings – numbering style indents Addressbook Integration: Unevaluated variable ‘$filename$’ displayed in error dialog For more technical details, see links below For 5.

LibreOffice 5.0.1 released

The Document Foundation announced the release of LibreOffice 5.0.1, the first minor release of the LibreOffice 5.0 family, with a number of fixes over the major release announced on August 5. So far, LibreOffice 5.0 is the most popular LibreOffice ever, based on the feedback from the marketplace. LibreOffice 5.0.1 is targeted to technology enthusiasts, early adopters and power users. For more conservative users, and for enterprise deployments, TDF suggests the “still” version: LibreOffice 4.

LibreOffice 4.4.4 released

The Document Foundation announced the release of LibreOffice 4.4.4, the fourth minor release of the LibreOffice 4.4 family, with over 70 fixes over LibreOffice 4.4.3. As such, the version is stable and is suitable for all users. LibreOffice 4.4.4 changelog Complete list of all new features in this release can be found here BugFixes fix default sdr attribute is special object don’t confuse logically r/o doc with physically r/o updated Danish dictionary implement ODF import/export of page title field add missing .

LibreOffice 4.4.2 released with new features

The Document Foundation announced the release of LibreOffice 4.4.2, the second bugfix release from the 4.4 branch of LibreOffice which contains new features and program enhancements. As such, the version is stable and is suitable for all users. Some key performance enhancement in this release includes: Writer The “Accept Change” and “Reject Change” commands now automatically jump to the next change Inclusion of new buttons in the Track Changes toolbar, along with a new set of icons Writer shapes can now have a Textbox, meaning that it’s possible to have complex Writer content and full drawinglayer geometry for a shape at the same time The “Standard” and “Formatting” toolbars were reorganized by removing uncommonly used commands and replacing them with frequent features Calc A new feature was added to convert formula cells into static values (via the menu Tools ▸ Cell Contents ▸ Formula to Value) Added AGGREGATE spreadsheet function for Excel interoperability The right-click context menu that appear for managing sheets now has icons for sheet operations Impress and Draw In Slide Master view, the text of the presentation object previews is now read-only Toggling bullets on and off in slide master view in the outline preview via “Bullets On/Off” now truly toggles on/off the bullets of the Outline styles OpenGL transitions Implemented and enabled for Windows Improved implementation based on new OpenGL framework in vcl for Linux, Windows and OS X Math Now Math supports the basic 16 HTML colors The newly added colors can be inserted from the Elements docked bar General notes on features and enhancements are contained in this release.

LibreOffice 4.4.1 released

The Document Foundation announced the release of LibreOffice 4.4.1, the first bugfix release from the 4.4 branch of LibreOffice which contains new features and program enhancements. As such, the version is stable and is suitable for all users. Some key performance enhancement in this release includes: Loading large autocorrect lists is at least twice as fast now, because the lists are parsed in a thread by the fastparser and repeated parsing of unchanged files is avoided Redundant image swap out / in has been significantly cleaned up avoiding wasteful image load/save FastSerializer classes used by all OpenXML export are very significantly faster and more efficient, reducing syscall thrash JPEG-Turbo – we now use and bundle this library which provides in excess of a 2x performance improvement for loading and de-compressing JPEG images Mail merge in Writer should be now significantly faster when processing a large number of records General notes on features and enhancements are contained in this release.

Microsoft released FREE Android / iOS version of Outlook

Microsoft recently announced on its official blog page the removal of the “preview” label from their Office suit for Android apps. As of today, Word for Android tablet, Excel for Android tablet and PowerPoint for Android tablet will be available in the Google Play store as free downloads. These apps join the highly rated OneNote for Android, as well. We are also committed to supporting the Intel chipsets via a native implementation that will be available within a quarter.

LibreOffice for Android Beta released

The Document Foundation (TDF) have announced the release of LibreOffice for Android beta in the Google Play Store, allowing mobile users to access Open Document Format (ODF) files from devices such as tablets and smartphones. The first release of LibreOffice Viewer handles text documents and basic presentations. Support for spreadsheets have been included in an early form, while support for more complex presentations is planned for a future release. Users are invited to download and test the application, although care is advised for production environments.

LibreOffice 4.3.1 released with new features and program enhancements

LibreOffice 4.3.1 has just been released today. This is the second release from the 4.3 branch of Libreoffice which contains new features and program enhancements. Please note that this version may contain a few annoying bugs which will be fixed in the next bugfix versions to come. LibreOffice 4.3.1 update quickstarter on windows has been removed Mac version doesn’t bundle the mediawiki extension The distribution for Windows is an international build, so you can choose the user interface language that you prefer.