Today we are celebrating the International Day Against DRM.
DRM, or Digital Rights Management, is a set of access control technologies for restricting the use of proprietary hardware and copyrighted works, by controlling the use, modification, and distribution of copyrighted works. Instead of educating users, companies prefer to restrict them from exercising their legal rights under the copyright law, such as backing up copies of CDs or DVDs, lending materials out through a library, accessing works in the public domain, or using copyrighted materials for research and education under the fair use doctrine.…
LibreOffice’s Documentation Team releases the Getting Started Guide 6.0, the introductory text for all LibreOffice applications and more.
Covering spreadsheets, presentations, texts, drawings, databases and the equations editor, as well as other important concepts in LibreOffice, the guide updates the previous book for LibreOffice 5.2 with the features implemented up to the 6.0 release. As it’s an introductory text, some advanced topics were left out, and are to be addressed in the other specialized modules guides, such as the Writer Guide 6.0.…
Berlin, September 13, 2018 – The Document Foundation announces LibreOffice 6.1.1, targeted at early adopters, technology enthusiasts and power users, which provides over 120 bug and regression fixes for the recently announced LibreOffice 6.1.
LibreOffice users can benefit from some of the interesting new features introduced in August:
Colibre, the new icon theme for Windows based on Microsoft’s icon design guidelines;
The reworked image handling feature, which is significantly faster and smoother thanks to a new graphic manager and an improved image lifecycle;
The reorganization of Draw menus with the addition of a new Page menu;
The new Online Help pages enriched with text and example files to guide the users through features;
Several improvements to all modules of LibreOffice Online, with changes to the user interface to make it more appealing.
Every new major release of LibreOffice includes new features and updates – but they don’t happen by magic! They’re created by a worldwide community, and you too can join in and help to improve the software. See the graphic below for some ideas – and then visit our site to learn more!
Yes, the LibreOffice Conference takes place later this month in Tirana, Albania – and over 100 people have already registered! It’s going to be a great event, with talks about new technologies in LibreOffice, community discussions, plans for the future of the project… And fun evening events as well!