Category: LibreOffice

Two free alternatives to MS Office

The Windows Secrets newsletter has an article by Fred Langa dated March 14, 2013, titled Two free, full-blown alternatives to MS Office that features LibreOffice and OpenOffice. The article mentions several features that particularly appeal to users of older (pre-2007) versions of MS Office who have been reluctant to move to newer versions: unlike Office …

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New book: Self-publishing using LibreOffice

Self-Publishing using LibreOffice Writer:How to use free software to write, design, and create PDFs for print-on-demand books You don’t need expensive software to write, design, and create PDFs for self-published, print-on-demand books. LibreOffice Writer is free, easy to use, and has powerful page layout features suitable for producing books such as novels and short story …

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Talk at LibreOffice Conference 2012

The slides from my talk “LibreOffice User Documentation: Successes and Challenges” are available from my website in ODP and PDF formats. Presented at the LibreOffice Conference, Berlin, October 2012.

Talk at OpenHelp Conference

I presented a talk about LibreOffice documentation at this conference: I did not produce any slides for this talk. My rough notes are here: OpenHelp Talk (PDF).

I have resigned from the Apache OpenOffice project

Effective immediately, I have resigned from the Apache OpenOffice project. An excerpt from my resignation letter, and related comments, are here. I intend to become more involved with The Document Foundation and the LibreOffice project.

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