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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 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 4.4.3 released

The Document Foundation announced the release of LibreOffice 4.4.3, the third 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. LibreOffice 4.4.3 changelog Filters Improved OOXML support Improved Visio support Improved Table of Contents in HTML export Document thumbnails Improved MS Publisher support Improved Abiword support Improved MS Works Spreadsheet support Improved FictionBook support Localization New languages/locales with locale data Improved language tools (spell-check dictionaries, thesaurus, hyphenation patterns) API changes OSL macro clean-up IReference and ReferenceObject UNO API changes UNO API removals GUI Dialogs conversion to WidgetLayout finished Sifr as the default icon theme on OS X Changes to rulers Start Center New default templates New color selector Reworked paragraph line spacing dropdown Bullet and Numbering dropdown Sidebar changes Context menu changes Edit / Read-only mode Tab changes Firefox Themes Image scaling Simplification of Special Character dialog Icon improvements Locale in About dialog UI text improvements Writer Master Document Templates Shapes can have a TextBox Improvements to Track Changes Style dropdown Line numbering easier to apply for headers and footers Status bar improvements Toolbar improvements Navigator bookmarks AutoCorrect improvements Calc Statistics Wizard (alternative to Excel’s Add-in “Analysis ToolPak”) Direct conversion of formulas into static values Formula engine Toolbar improvements Sheet context menu Impress and Draw Text of Master View Object Previews Select and toggle off master elements directly via Delete OpenGL transitions Page Title field Inherit current style of cells when inserting New row/column in table Password for editing Printing: use specified paper size Zoom Mode button Toolbar improvements Menubar improvements See changelog for full details

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.

LibreOffice 4.4 released

The Document Foundation announced the release of LibreOffice 4.4. This is the first stable 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. This version may contain a few annoying bugs which will be fixed in the next bugfix versions to come. General notes on features and enhancements are contained in this release. For a detailed list, please check complete release notes here.

WPS Office for Linux Alpha16 Patch3 released

Kingsoft Office for Linux is a simple, powerful office suite with a comfortable interface for Windows, Linux, iOS and Android. The office suite comprises of Kingsoft Writer, Kingsoft Presentation and Kingsoft Spreadsheet. The application has a similar interface to that of Microsoft Office Suites. The latest version WPS Office for Linux Alpha16 Patch3 which was recently released comes with following updates: Fixed Spreadsheets formula unusable when decimal point is comma Fixed Writer crashes when saving as docx file which contains OLE objects Install WPS Office for Linux Alpha16 Patch3 on Ubuntu 14.

LibreOffice 4.2.5 released – Install in Ubuntu 14.04

LibreOffice is an open source productivity suite that provides all the necessary office components for small-business, educational and non-profit organizations. It is a powerful office suite; its clean interface and powerful tools let you unleash your creativity and grow your productivity. LibreOffice embeds several applications that make it the most powerful Free & Open Source Office suite on the market: Writer, the word processor, Calc, the spreasheet application, Impress, the presentation engine, Draw, our drawing and flowcharting application, Base, our database and database frontend, and Math for editing mathematics.

Install LibreOffice 4.2.4 in Ubuntu 14.04, Linux Mint 17

LibreOffice is an open source productivity suite that provides all the necessary office components for small-business, educational and non-profit organizations. It is a fork of the well-known OpenOffice.org application. This is the fifth release of LibreOffice suit from the 4.2 branch of LibreOffice which contains new features and program enhancements. It is the fourth bugfix release, and is suitable for all users. Release note: The ReferenceOOoMajorMinor version (used for Version checks when installing Extensions) has been updated to 4.