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Czech translation of the LibreOffice Draw Guide 7.1

Zdeněk Crhonek from the Czech LibreOffice community writes:

Our team has finished translating the LibreOffice Draw Guide 7.1. As usual, it was a team effort, namely: translations by Petr Kuběj, Zdeněk Crhonek, Radomír Strnad, Ludmila Chládková; text corrections by Marcela Tomešová, Martin Kasper, Eva Kmochová, Věra Dvořáková; localized pictures by Roman

Community Member Monday: Bayram Çiçek

Today we’re talking to Bayram Çiçek, who’s helping to implement new features in LibreOffice has part of the Google Summer of Code…

Tell us a bit about yourself!

I live in Çanakkale, Turkey. I’ve just graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University.

When I was a student, professors and

German state planning to switch 25,000 PCs to LibreOffice

The north-German state of Schleswig-Holstein plans to switch to open source software, including LibreOffice, in its administration and schools.

In doing so, the state wants to reduce its dependence on proprietary software, and eventually end it altogether. By the end of 2026, Microsoft Office is to be replaced by

The Month of LibreOffice, November 2021 – Half-way point!

Two weeks ago, we started the Month of LibreOffice, giving thanks to all contributions across our projects. Everyone who takes part can claim a sticker pack – and at the end of the month, we’ll award some extra merchandise to ten lucky winners as well!

So, how’s it looking so far? Well,

LibreOffice Community at the Open Source Experience 2021

Sophie Gautier reports from the recent Open Source Experience event in Paris:

It’s been a long time since we had a LibreOffice booth at a live event, so we really appreciated having the opportunity to meet again in in early November! Jean-Michel Coste, Régis Perdreau, Christophe Cazin, Italo Vignoli and I were present

Community Member Monday: Nige Verity

Today we’re talking to Nige Verity who’s helping out in the LibreOffice marketing community…

Tell us a bit about yourself!

I’ve been working in IT since the mid 1980s, spread across the aerospace, defence, science and financial services sectors. In the beginning I was mostly coding and testing, but as time went by I