Writer Guide 7.6 is Ready for You!

Cover of LibreOffice Writer Guide 7.6 Portrait photo of Jean H. Weber

Jean H. Weber (photo) and the Documentation Team are happy to announce the immediate availability of the Writer Guide 7.6, the latest update based on the recently released LibreOffice 7.6.

Writer is the word-processing application. It is compatible with a wide range of document formats including Microsoft Word (.doc, .docx), and you can export your work in several formats including PDF. Anyone who wants to get up to speed quickly with Writer will find this book valuable. You may be new to word processing software, or you may be familiar with another office suite.

The 7.6 Writer Guide incorporates the latest features including:

  • Themes management for better MS Word compatibility
  • The Accessibility checker used to produce accessible documents
  • Styles Spotlight to assist user in the best practices in document editing with styles.
New theme selection dialog showing different colour palettes Screenshot of Style Highlighter in action, with coloured identifiers in the left margin Detail of the new Accessibility Sidebar, recommending to add alternative or descriptive text to pictures


The Writer Guide 7.6 is available in the Documentation Website as well as in the LibreOffice Bookshelf website and it includes the guides in HTML format for web navigation, as well as the traditional PDF, ODT and the printed version from LuLu Inc.

Happy Documentation!