Tips & Tricks Archive

Start developing LibreOffice! Download the source code, and build on Linux

(This post was originally written in Hungarian by Adam Kovacs for his blog. Thanks Adam!)

In the previous part of this tutorial series, we showed how to register with Git and Gerrit, to prepare your setup for building LibreOffice and submitting patches.

Today, we describe the steps you need to download and

Start developing LibreOffice! Registering with Git and Gerrit, and local settings

(This post was originally written in Hungarian by Adam Kovacs for his blog. Thanks Adam!)

Want to start hacking on the LibreOffice source code? Start here! Follow the steps in this guide to enable automatic verification, so that you can submit your changes to the LibreOffice Git repository. If your code patches

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

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

Advent Resource #23: OpenHub

OpenHub is a project sponsored by Black Duck, which provides an overview of open source software projects by parsing their repositories and transforming the results

Advent Resource #22: PDF Forms Guide

The Leading English Education and Resource Network (LEARN) is a non-profit organization that primarily serves the public and private Anglophone, and Aboriginal, Youth and Adult Education sectors of Québec.

LEARN has developed a short guide for creating a PDF Form using LibreOffice, which has been originally published for version 4.0.5.2 [download PDF], and has