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LibreOffice project and community recap: January 2023

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Here’s our summary of updates, events and activities in the LibreOffice project in the last four weeks – click the links to learn more…

  • We started the year back looking back at the previous one – 2022! Here’s a quick recap of what we did

Meet the LibreOffice community at FOSDEM 2023!

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FOSDEM is one of the largest meetups for free and open source software projects. After two years of online events due to the panic, it’s back in-person, in Brussels on February 4 and 5!

And, of course, LibreOffice and The Document Foundation will be there. Our stand will

Welcome Juan José González, TDF’s new Web Technology Engineer!

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Here at The Document Foundation, the non-profit entity behind the LibreOffice community, we have many websites and services: this blog, the LibreOffice website, our wiki, the extensions website, Weblate and many more.

To improve them and keep them up-to-date, TDF now has a new Web Technology Engineer! So

Community Member Monday: Afshin Falatooni

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Today we’re talking to Afshin Falatooni, from the Persian-speaking LibreOffice community!

Tell us a bit about yourself…

I am from Iran, the city of Mashhad. I speak Persian (Farsi), and I love to contribute to LibreOffice! This January, I have just turned 46 years old. My favorite hobby is climbing, and

Carlos Parra Zaldivar, 1961 – 2022

Sad news from the Hispanic LibreOffice community. Carlos Parra Zaldivar, a long-time collaborator in the community, member of The Document Foundation and advocate for Free Software, passed away on November 20th.

The commitment that Carlos showed to the LibreOffice project, Free Software and document freedom, from his native Cuba, transcended the borders

Czech translation of LibreOffice Calc Guide 7.4

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Zdeněk Crhonek (aka “raal”) from the Czech LibreOffice community writes:

The Czech team translated the Calc Guide 7.4 – and it’s now available on the documentation page. Our team consist of three translators: Petr Kuběj, Radomír Strnad and Zdeněk Crhonek, along with localized screenshot maker Roman Toman,