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LibreOffice and Google Summer of Code 2022: The results

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This year, LibreOffice was once again a mentoring organization in the Google Summer of Code (GSoC), a global program focused on bringing more student developers into free and open source software development. Two projects were finished successfully. Students and mentors enjoyed the time, and here we

Lox365 extension: XLOOKUP (and more) for LibreOffice Calc

More news from the LibreOffice subreddit! User goose_pirate posted about an extension:

Hi everyone, I made this little extension for LibreOffice Calc which adds a few functions, currently FILTER, SORT, and XLOOKUP. I hope others will find this as useful as I do.

XLOOKUP is a function for finding things in a

Crowdfund audio recording and playback in LibreOffice presentations!

LibreOffice’s presentation tool, Impress, includes a bunch of features for home and office use. But one thing that’s missing is recording and playback for audio comments in presentations.

Please confirm that you want to play a

Projects selected for LibreOffice in the Google Summer of Code 2022

The LibreOffice Google Summer of Code projects have been selected for 2022.

  • Hannah Meeks – VBA Macros – Tests and missing APIs : We support VBA (Visual Basic for Applications) Macros in LibreOffice, but the implemented API isn’t complete and the API functions aren’t largely tested. The consequence of this is that the

LibreOffice ecosystem interview: Michael Meeks at Collabora Productivity

Following our interviews with Caolán McNamara at Red Hat and Thorsten Behrens at allotropia, today we’re talking to Michael Meeks from Collabora Productivity:

Tell us a bit about yourself!

I’m Michael Meeks, a Christian, husband and enthusiastic open source developer. I run Collabora’s Office division with the assistance of an amazing team

Build up your skills, and learn exciting new things!

LibreOffice is made by a worldwide community of volunteers, certified developers and many other people. Every summer, we participate in the Google Summer of Code programme: this is focused on introducing contributors to open source software development, and last year LibreOffice received a bunch of new features and improvements thanks to