LibreOffice Tips & Tricks: Converting 4:3 Slides into 16:9 Slides

(clicking on the image will open a large view of the same)

Today, the majority of screens and projectors is using the 16:9 aspect ratio, while in the past has been using the 4:3 aspect ratio. So, many people have a large number of slide decks based on the old 4:3 aspect ratio, which have to be converted to the new 16:9 aspect ratio.…

openSUSE + LibreOffice Conference 2020 Will Take Place Online

Organizers of the openSUSE + LibreOffice Conference, along with the project’s boards, have made the decision to change the conference to an online conference.

The uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic and its effect on travel, conference planning, logistics and possibility for attendees to come to the event were reasons for shifting the event from a physical event to an online event.…

LibreOffice Macro Team: progress report

Macros help users to automate common tasks in LibreOffice. In September 2019 we announced a new team in our community to work on macro support. A progress report was published in November 2019, so let’s review everything that happened since then.

If you are interested in contributing to the macro team (development, testing or documentation), we’d love to hear from you – please send an email to

LibreOffice monthly recap: March 2020

Here’s our summary of updates, events and activities in the LibreOffice project in the last four weeks – click the links to learn more. March was a difficult month for many people around the world, so we’d like to say en extra big thank you to everyone who contributed time and effort to our software and community.…

LibreOffice: A great choice for schools and education

Many schools, colleges and universities around the world use LibreOffice to get their work done every day. The free and open source office suite, compatible with Microsoft Office and a successor to OpenOffice(.org) with many extra features, includes a complete set of powerful tools for students and teachers:

  • Writer – word processor
  • Calc – spreadsheet
  • Impress – presentation tool
  • Draw – for technical drawings, brochures etc.

Paint a Dove for Document Freedom Day


Help us celebrate the Twelfth Anniversary of Document Freedom Day by making a paper dove!

Download the dove template and the instructions from this link:, and once you are done with your dove take a picture of it and upload your photo using this link:

#DFDDove2020 #DFD2020