We're gearing up for the release of LibreOffice 7.2... But lots more happened in July! Check out our summary of updates, new docs releases, interviews and more: blog.documentfoundation.org/bl

Last month, we had a competition to design the logo for the upcoming LibreOffice Conference 2021 – and here's the winner! Thanks to Alan Ward for creating the design. More details here: blog.documentfoundation.org/bl

LibreOffice tip of the day: Seeing a strange error code in Calc, like "Err:" followed by a number? This page gives the explanation: help.libreoffice.org/latest/en

LibreOffice 7.2 is due in a few weeks, and will include a UNO object inspector thanks to Tomaž Vajngerl at Collabora. This will make it easier to develop macros and extensions: tomazvajngerl.blogspot.com/202

@zleap Hi Paul, do you mean, things to add to the user guides? If so you can suggest them to the Documentation team: documentation.libreoffice.org

Looking for video tutorials for LibreOffice? Our community has made a few – but we'd appreciate help creating even more! If you have some video editing skills, please lend us a hand: youtube.com/playlist?list=PL0p

How do bugs get fixed in LibreOffice? And prevented from ever creeping in again? Dive under the hood of the software and learn how the QA process works: blog.documentfoundation.org/bl

Did you know? LibreOffice includes a feature-packed vector image editor called Draw. Learn all about it with the new Draw Guide 7.1, created by the ever awesome LibreOffice docs community: blog.documentfoundation.org/bl

In LibreOffice 7.2, due in August, Calc can filter by color in Autofilter (both cell background color and text color). Importing from and exporting to OOXML is also supported. Feature implemented by Samuel Mehbrodt at Allotropia – wiki.documentfoundation.org/Re

LibreOffice is getting a new website! Meat the design team, who volunteered their time and skills to make the new site simpler, cleaner and easier to use: blog.documentfoundation.org/bl

LibreOffice tip of the day: Select options in Tools > Options > LibreOffice Writer > Formatting Aids > Display to specify which non-printing characters are displayed.

Have your say in the future of LibreOffice! Help out in our projects and join The Document Foundation (the non-profit behind LibreOffice) as a Member, like Jackson Cavalcanti Junior did: blog.documentfoundation.org/bl

Muito obrigado to the Brazilian Portuguese LibreOffice community, who've done fantastic work translating and updating our documentation: blog.documentfoundation.org/bl

Help to spread the word about LibreOffice in schools and universities! And also encourage younger people to join our community and projects. We have flyers and other resources: blog.documentfoundation.org/bl

@JohanEmpa Hi Johan! Thanks, but please also report on the bug tracker at bugs.documentfoundation.org (with some details about your setup and the LibreOffice version), so that the QA community volunteers can investigate, and follow up if necessary! 👍

@jazei@squeet.me Release Candidates have been used in software development for decades, outside of web browsers. They are good ways to prepare for a release and encourage testing, while catching last-minute issues.

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