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LibreOffice tip of the day: Want to count words for just one particular paragraph style? Use Edit > Find & Replace > Paragraph Styles, select the style > Find All and read the number from the status bar.

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:

LibreOffice tip of the day: The suite has great extensions to increase your productivity - check them out:

@Archivist @icedquinn @cwebber

Good point,
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:

➡️ @libreoffice

It includes word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, diagrams etc.

It's available for Linux, Mac and Windows from the official site at

There are also many LibreOffice user groups on the Fediverse:

➡️ @LibreOfficeEs (in Spanish)

➡️ @LaMouetteODF (in French)

➡️ @libreofficebr (in Portuguese)

#LibreOffice #FOSS #FLOSS #Productivity #Libre #Office

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:

LibreOffice tip of the day: Use Sections in LibreOffice Writer to protect part of a text, show/hide text, reuse parts from other documents, or use a different column layout.

LibreOffice Calc tip of the day: Use Shift+Space to select the current row and Ctrl+Space to select the current column.

Use LibreOffice? Do more with it! Get the brand new LibreOffice 7.0 Guide from our fantastic documentation community – it's over 430 pages packed with tips, tricks and tutorials covering the whole suite:

LibreOffice tip of the day: Insert metadata in your document with Insert > Fields > More Fields… > Document or DocInformation.

LibreOffice tip of the day: Need to insert the date in a spreadsheet cell? Type Ctrl+; or Shift+Ctrl+; to insert the time.

Got Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, BTC, Nano, Dai... or even Dogecoin? Support LibreOffice with a donation to The Document Foundation, the non-profit behind the software! Donations help us to grow our community, expand our projects, and keep LibreOffice strong:

Thanks for your donations to @tdforg, the non-profit behind LibreOffice! Here's what they helped us to achieve in 2020. Support us this year, and let's make it another great one for our LibreOffice projects and communities:

New features in LibreOffice 7.1 - this video has subtitle translations in 17 languages, thanks to our awesome localisation volunteers! Arabic, Bulgarian, Catalan, Chinese, Czech, Dutch, French, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Kurdish, Polish, Portuguese (BR), Slovenian, Spanish, Ukrainian, Welsh:

How time flies! Nine years ago, The Document Foundation was registered in Berlin as the non-profit home of LibreOffice. A huge thanks to all our members, contributors and supporters over the years – you've helped our projects achieve awesome things! 🙂👍

New feature coming to LibreOffice thanks to Miklos Vajna @CollaboraOffice: gutter margins in Writer. These define the amount of extra space added to the specified margin (typically left), above any existing margin values:

An #OpenSource development model is the best way to benefit many stakeholders. 👌 #foss #fosdem shows how and its users benefit from developments in #CollaboraOnline. #FOSDEM2021

Download the slides from our website! ⏬

LibreOffice has extensive documentation in many languages – but it doesn't just happen by magic. It's created and maintained by a worldwide community – and you can join them, and build up your skills! Learn how Steve Fanning got involved:

LibreOffice is free software - but that's means more than just zero cost. It's about having the freedom to use, study, change and share the software. Learn more here: (Oh, and how many free software project logos do you recognise in this image?)

LibreOffice tip of the day: the suite allows you to use assistive tools, such as external screen readers, Braille devices or speech recognition input devices. Learn more:

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