Design with LibreOffice: Styles and Templates

Friends of OpenDocument has just released another excerpt from Bruce Byfield’s book Designing with LibreOffice, called Styles and Templates.

Styles and Templates contain most of the information on the subject included in Designing with LibreOffice, with some alterations in structure and edits for continuity. It is intended for those who want information on LibreOffice styles and templates but would prefer not to have the complete book.…

Second Bug Hunting Session for LibreOffice 5.4

LibreOffice 5.4 will be announced at the end of July 2017, with a large number of new features which are summarized on the release notes page: In order to find, report and triage bugs, the QA team is organizing the second bug hunting session on Friday, June 09, 2017. Tests will be performed on the second Beta version of LibreOffice 5.4, which will be available on the pre-releases server ( a few days before the event.…

Month of LibreOffice, May 2017: The results!

So the Month of LibreOffice, May 2017 has come to a close. We’ve had awesome contributions all across the project, from code patches and bug report confirmations, through to translations and user support. Here’s how many stickers have been awarded:

Click the number for the full details. And then, if you see your name (or username) on that page, claim your sticker!

LibreOffice Quality Assurance: six months in statistics (part 1)

During the last six months (from 23 November 2016 to 21 May 2017), many things have happened in LibreOffice and in Bugzilla, its bug tracker, where bugs are reported by users, triaged by the quality assurance (QA) team and finally handled by developers, if needed.

New bugs

During this time, 3664 bugs were reported by 1621 users, of which 425 are tagged as enhancement requests.…

Video interview: Olivier Hallot, Documentation Coordinator

Olivier is one of the founding members of The Document Foundation, and has been involved in LibreOffice (and before that) for many years. Today he works as the Documentation Coordinator for LibreOffice, and in this video he talks about updates to the technology used by the documentation team, as well as the importance of building communities:

Month of LibreOffice, May 2017: The final week

There’s one more week to go in the Month of LibreOffice for May 2017 – so you still have a chance to get a snazzy printed sticker for your laptop or desktop PC! Here’s how many stickers have been awarded so far:

Click the number to see how the contributions are spread across projects in the community.…