Technology Archive

LibreOffice and blockchain: What cool things are possible?

Update 18 November: Based on the majority of feedback, we will not continue the discussion or explore this topic any further, as it is rather clear that the LibreOffice community is not interested. Thanks to everyone who let us know what they think.

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As you’re no doubt aware, LibreOffice is

LibreOffice and Google Summer of Code 2022: The results

Google Summer of Code logo

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

Using LibreOffice Base to Teach Relational Database Management

Dominique Welt, Ph.D. Candidate and instructor at McGill University, writes:

This summer, my paper on using LibreOffice Base to teach relational database management was featured at the Twenty-eighth Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS). AMCIS is the Americas’ major conference for management information systems scholars. The paper draws from my experience using LibreOffice

LibreOffice 7.4.1 Community available for download

Berlin, September 15, 2022 – LibreOffice 7.4.1 Community, the first maintenance release of LibreOffice 7.4, the volunteer-supported office suite for personal productivity on the desktop, is immediately available from for Windows (Intel and Arm

Index of Training Videos about LibreOffice

In order to make it easier for users to find training videos about LibreOffice, we have created a comprehensive index updated to the end of April 2022 using the open source Zotero bibliography and reference management

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