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Update on tender for a built-in UNO object inspection tool in LibreOffice

In July last year, we launched a tender to implement a dedicated, built-in UNO object inspection tool in LibreOffice. UNO refers to Unified Network Objects, the component model used by the software.

Tomaž Vajngerl was assigned to work on the tender, and has blogged about his progress. He discusses

Community Member Monday: Rafael Lima

Today we’re talking to Rafael Lima, who helps the LibreOffice project by updating its documentation…

To start with, tell us a bit about yourself!

I am a university professor in Brazil, and I teach and research optimization applied to management sciences. In my work I often need to write papers and prepare spreadsheets to

Community Member Monday: Steve Fanning

LibreOffice has extensive documentation in many languages, thanks to the great work of our worldwide docs community. Today we’re talking to Steve Fanning, who has been working on the updated LibreOffice Calc Guide

Hi Steve! Tell us a bit about yourself…

I live near Bolton in the North West of England with

Free Software – It’s about much more than zero cost

Today we’re celebrating I love Free Software Day, where we say a big thank you to the developers and maintainers of free software projects around the world. You are awesome!

One such project is LibreOffice, of course – but what does “free software” actually mean?

Well, from a purely practical perspective, it means

Make better presentations with the Impress Guide 7.0

Do you use LibreOffice Impress? Want to do more with your presentations? Check out the brand new Impress Guide 7.0 update, created by our awesome documentation community:

This 330-page book explores the basics of Impress, before moving on to master slides, styles, templates, graphic objects, effects, exporting in various formats,

LibreOffice monthly recap: January 2021

Two days ago we announced the release of LibreOffice 7.1, but a lot happened in the project in January too! Let’s check it out…