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Coming up on 1st May: the next Month of LibreOffice

Last year we had two Months of LibreOffice, in May and November. These celebrated contributions all across the project, from development and documentation through to translations and QA. Everyone who got involved was awarded a badge to use on websites and social media.

This year, though, we’re taking it up

LibreOffice contributor interview: Alex Arnaud

The LibreOffice community tries to make the software as accessible as possible – in other words, usable for people with special needs or requirements. Alex Arnaud is working to make the suite more accessible for users with visual impairments, and discusses his experiences and the challenges ahead in our latest interview…

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Video interview: Xisco Fauli, QA engineer for LibreOffice

Xisco Fauli works for The Document Foundation as a quality assurance engineer, helping the QA community handle bug reports, triaging and bibisecting. We talked to him about projects he’s working on, and how everyone can get involved:

Celebrating Document Freedom Day 2017

Document Freedom Day 2017

Open standards, especially open document formats, are essential tools for bridging digital divides and giving content creators control over their work. We would like to see governments, organisations and companies around the world switch to fully open and standardised file formats, freeing them from vendor lock-in and improving

Video interview: Heiko Tietze, LibreOffice UX mentor

At FOSDEM this year, we made video interviews with members of the LibreOffice community and staff at The Document Foundation. We’ll be editing and uploading them regularly to the blog, so stay tuned! We start with Heiko Tietze, who is The Document Foundation’s UX (user experience) mentor and works with the design community:

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LibreOffice Conference 2018: Call for location

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We’re currently organising the LibreOffice Conference 2017, which will be held in Rome from September 27 – 29. But we like to plan even further ahead, so today we’re putting out a Call for Location for 2018’s conference.

Why are we doing this so early? Well, we want to