LibreOffice tip of the day: Change the basic fonts for the predefined template or current document per Tools > Options > LibreOffice Writer > Basic Fonts. More details here: https://help.libreoffice.org/latest/en-GB/text/shared/optionen/01040300.html
Students! Get financial support to work on new LibreOffice features, and boost your skills at the same time – take part in the Google Summer of Code 2021, supporting free and open source software projects: https://blog.documentfoundation.org/blog/2021/03/13/libreoffice-in-the-google-summer-of-code-2021/
LibreOffice 7.0.5 is now available to download. We're maintaining the 7.0 branch until June, and this update includes over 100 bugfixes and document compatibility improvements: https://blog.documentfoundation.org/blog/2021/03/12/libreoffice-705/
Calling all Japanese-speaking LibreOffice users! The LibreOffice Kaigi (online) event will take place on Saturday, 12 June. Join users, developers and volunteers to talk about the latest LibreOffice technologies, and future plans: https://ja.blog.documentfoundation.org/2021/03/10/libreoffice-kaigi-2021-cfp/
Let's bring new and younger contributors into the LibreOffice community! In January, we announced the "New Generation" project – and to start, we've worked on a flyer that can be distributed in schools and universities: https://blog.documentfoundation.org/blog/2021/03/09/new-generation-flyer-for-schools-and-universities/
In February, LibreOffice's QA (Quality Assurance) community fixed 153 bugs. Thanks to everyone who helped out! And you can give them a hand too, by reporting issues and testing fixes – learn more: https://qa.blog.documentfoundation.org/2021/03/08/qa-dev-report-february-2021/
Happy weekend, everyone! Got some spare time in the next two days? Give the LibreOffice community a hand, enhance your skillset, and make the software even better for millions of users around the world: https://www.libreoffice.org/community/get-involved/
Announcing the winners of the LibreOffice Template Contest with Adfinis, which started in December! https://adfinis.com/en/blog/winners-of-the-libreoffice-template-contest-2020/
New update: LibreOffice 7.1.1 is now available, with over 90 bugfixes and compatibility improvements. Many thanks to our worldwide community and certified developers for their work on it! Learn more and download: https://blog.documentfoundation.org/blog/2021/03/04/libreoffice-711/
Dive into the tech behind LibreOffice! Tomaž Vajngerl is working on a built-in "Xray" like UNO object inspector, which will help developers to debug issues in the software: https://tomazvajngerl.blogspot.com/2021/03/built-in-xray-like-uno-object-inspector.html
LibreOffice tip of the day: The suite has great extensions to increase your productivity - check them out: https://extensions.libreoffice.org
LibreOffice has a whole team of people working on Documentation, they care about the project enough to create good documentation.
I am guessing as you can also buy copies of the manuals it is a good way to generate income for the project overall.
LibreOffice is the most popular free open source office suite, you can follow their official account at:
It includes word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, diagrams etc.
It's available for Linux, Mac and Windows from the official site at https://www.libreoffice.org
There are also many LibreOffice user groups on the Fediverse:
➡️ @LibreOfficeEs (in Spanish)
➡️ @LaMouetteODF (in French)
➡️ @libreofficebr (in Portuguese)
Thought LibreOffice was "just" an office suite? Think again! It's a worldwide project and community where anyone can get involved. Join in, build up your skills, and make something awesome – like Rafael Lima from Brazil: https://blog.documentfoundation.org/blog/2021/03/01/community-member-monday-rafael-lima/
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