Documentation Archive

Guide Revision Sprint Week

We are announcing a Revision Sprint Week, starting Monday May 21st and ending on Sunday May 27th to review the contents of all chapters of the Getting Started Guide 6.0.

The task consist of downloading a chapter and review it. Then send it back to documentation at libreoffice dot org when revision is finished.

Volunteers are invited

Rich Contents Arrives in New Help

Last week the new help system – online and offline – received enhancements to add multimedia and other resources for a richer user experience of LibreOffice Help. The new help can now access external videos stored in You Tube or similar services and also to open or download OpenDocument files to support the textual explanations

Making Macro Programming a Breeze: The BASIC & API Reference Cards

Update: Reference card for runtime library is now available.

One of the recurring issue when using LibreOffice as a replacement of other office applications is the migration of macros to the LibreOffice BASIC dialect and objects. While the LibreOffice BASIC programming language is almost standard, the objects inside a document have different names, methods and properties,

The LibreOffice Mardi Gras Party for Help: What’s new and fun in online Help?

Starting with the recent release of the 6.0 family, LibreOffice has now a brand new online help system. Unlike the previous version – based on the transfer of help content to the Mediawiki framework hosted by The Document Foundation – the new help is a direct transformation of the help XML files into simple HTML

Documentation Community Releases Writer Guide 5.4

Internet, January 29th, 2018. The LibreOffice documentation community is pleased to announce the immediate availability of the Writer Guide 5.4, with all innovations and enhancements of LibreOffice 5.4. The guide is an in-depth reorganization and revision of the Writer Guide 4.2. The work was lead by Jean Hollis Weber, with collaboration from Cathy Crumbley and

Brazilian community releases its Getting Started Guide for LibreOffice 5.2

The Internet, January 25th, 2018. The Brazilian community is pleased to announce the immediate availability of the Getting Started Guide 5.2, with all innovations and enhancements from LibreOffice 5.2. The guide is an in-depth update of the 5.0 Getting Started Guide that has already been translated.

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