LibreOffice 4.0 released

LibreOffice 4.0 is now available for download.What’s new in this release?

Integration with several content and document management systems – including Alfresco, IBM FileNet P8, Microsoft Sharepoint 2010, Nuxeo, OpenText, SAP NetWeaver Cloud Service and others – through the CMIS standard.
Better interoperability with DOCX and RTF documents.
Possibility to import Microsoft Publisher documents, and further improvement of Visio import filters with the addition of 2013 version.
Additional UI incremental improvements, including Unity integration and support of Firefox Themes (Personas).
Introduction of the widget layout technique for dialog windows, which makes it easier to translate, resize and hide UI elements, reduces code complexity, and lays a foundation for a much improved user interface.


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LibreOffice 3.6 Released

LibreOffice 3.6 is now available download.What’s new in this release?

New CorelDRAW importer
integration with Alfresco via the CMIS protocol and limited SharePoint integration
color-scales and data-bars in spreadsheet cells
PDF export watermarking
improved auto-format function for tables in text documents
high quality image scaling
Microsoft SmartArt import for text documents
improved CSV handling
a cleaner look
new presentation master pages
new splash screen.

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LibreOffice 3.5.4 Released

LibreOffice 3.5.4 is now available for download.

Windows binaries are digitally signed by The Document Foundation.
For Windows users that have LibreOffice prior to version 3.4.5 installed, either uninstall that beforehand or upgrade to 3.4.5.
For Windows users that have installed, uninstalling that beforehand, because it registers the same file type associations.
If you run Windows 2000, you may require this update before being able to install LibreOffice.
If you run Linux, the GCJ Java variant has known issues with LibreOffice, use OpenJDK instead.
LibreOffice contains all the security fixes from in 3.3.0, and perhaps more as a side-effect of the code clean-ups.
Microsoft Office 2010 will complain that ODF 1.2 and extended documents written by LibreOffice 3.5 are invalid (but opens them still). This is a shortcoming in MSO2010 only supporting ODF 1.1,

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LibreOffice 3.5 Released

LibreOffice 3.5 is now available for download.what’s new in this version?

Better UI for header/footer handling.
New faster built-in grammar checker for English and several other languages.
New multi-line input bar in Calc.
Import filter for Microsoft Visio documents.
Custom Shapes import was greatly enhanced.
checks for updates automatically at user defined intervals, and allows manual download of the newest version.
The word count dialog is modeless and updates as you type.
New native driver for PostgreSQL databases.

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LibreOffice 3.4.4 Released

Hang during slideshow in Impress fixed
Drawing of dotted and dashed border in Calc fixed
Fix for Writer PDF export memory leak
Calc range name lookup now faster
The distribution for Windows is an international build, so you can choose the user interface language that you prefer.
Help content is available via an online service, or alternatively as a separate install.
Linux, the GCJ Java variant has known issues with LibreOffice, advise to e.g. use OpenJDK instead.

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