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LibreOffice Writer

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LibreOffice Writer is modelled on Microsoft Word, but with some omissions and a few useful additions. You will find the default menus and toolbars very similar to those in Word, although a Navigator window is used in place of the ‘Go To’ options in the Edit menu. The main menu is exactly the same and the Standard and Formatting toolbars contain most of the same buttons as their Word equivalents. The first important differences appear in the View toolbar, where the Normal and Outline views are both missing. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted by on May 9, 2013 in LibreOffice



LibreOffice Math

LibreOffice Math is a simple but comprehensive module that allows you to produce high-quality vector images representing mathematical equations. From being a stand-alone application up to LibreOffice 3, it has now been absorbed into the other applications as a module, accessible through Insert/Object/Formula. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted by on April 22, 2013 in LibreOffice


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LibreOffice Draw

As the name suggests, this is the drawing component of LibreOffice, and it has a lot in common with the drawing and formatting components of the other LibreOffice applications, particularly Impress. Like Impress it uses a layered structure, with each layer representing a page. The user designs each page by creating or importing graphics. Imported graphics can be bitmaps or vectors, but graphics created in Draw are all vector-based; that is, they are stored in the PC as formulas representing lines and curves. Images produced in Draw can be copied and pasted into other LibreOffice programs and exported in a range of formats including both vector and bitmap options. Read the rest of this entry »


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