Fixing an Interoperability Bug in LibreOffice: Missing Lines from DOCX (part 1/3)

By Hossein Nourikah, Developer Community Architect at The Document Foundation

In LibreOffice, interoperability is considered a very important aspect of the software. Today, LibreOffice can load and save various file formats from many different office applications from different companies across the world. But bugs are inevitable parts of every software:there are situations where the application does not behave as it should, and a developer should take action and fix it, so that it will behave as it is expected by the user.…

The Draw Guide 7.1 has arrived!

Led by Peter Schofield, the LibreOffice Documentation Team is proud to announce the release of the LibreOffice Draw Guide 7.1, the ultimate guide for LibreOffice Draw.

LibreOffice Draw produces anything from a quick sketch to a complex plan, and gives the means to communicate with graphics and diagrams. With a maximum page size of 300cm by 300cm, Draw is an excellent package for producing technical drawings, brochures, posters and many other documents.…

LibreOffice Conference Sponsorship Package

By sponsoring the LibreOffice Conference you will have the opportunity to connect with one of the largest and most dynamic FOSS communities, with supporters, volunteers and users in every country in the world. The virtual event lasts for three days, from 23 to 25 September 2021. You can download the prospectus from this link: https://conference.libreoffice.org/assets/libocon2021/2021conferencesponsorship.pdf.…

Announcement of LibreOffice 7.1.5 Community

Berlin, July 22, 2021 – LibreOffice 7.1.5 Community, the fifth minor release of the LibreOffice 7.1 family, targeted at technology enthusiasts and power users, is available for download from https://www.libreoffice.org/download/. LibreOffice 7.1.5 includes around 55 bug fixes, with 20% focused on Microsoft Office file compatibility (DOCX, XLSX and PPTX, and legacy DOCs).

For enterprise-class deployments, TDF strongly recommends the LibreOffice Enterprise family of applications from ecosystem partners, with long-term support options, professional assistance, custom features and Service Level Agreements: https://www.libreoffice.org/download/libreoffice-in-business/

LibreOffice’s New Website: Meet the Design Team

LibreOffice is getting a shiny new website! We’re still working on it, and everyone interested in testing and helping out can join our mailing list for updates.

But today, we’re talking to the team who created the new design. Say hello to Dan Gallagher, Cat de Leon, Irene Geller, Helen Tran and Zarema Ross. Together, they identified needs and use cases for the website, created mockups, and then moved on to more concrete designs.…

Community Member Monday: Jackson Cavalcanti Junior

Today we’re talking to Jackson Cavalcanti Junior, who’s active in the LibreOffice documentation community and was recently awarded a custom badge for his work

Tell us a bit about yourself!

I am Brazilian, from the city of Olinda, Pernambuco. I am 62 years old, and work as a public servant in the municipality of Olinda.…