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Subverting LibreOffice Impress for Better Slide Shows

Resisting the Lure of Bullet Point Presentations


Every hour of the work day, hundreds of presenters begin a slide show – and, as the presenters begin to drone, thousands of listeners lean back and do their best to stay awake and not look bored. Just as many users of word processors fail to learn how to use them properly, very few presenters ever learn a way to create a slide that holds an audience’s interest or conveys information successfully.

Conditional Formatting in LibreOffice Spreadsheets

Conditional Formatting


Integrate graphical information beside the data it represents with conditional formatting and sparklines.


One Document for Multiple Uses

Single Sourcing in LibreOffice Writer


With a little planning and a few LibreOffice tricks, you can create one document that contains text customized for various end users.

Setting Type in LibreOffice

Typography of LibreOffice Writer


LibreOffice Writer is a serviceable desktop publisher with more typography features than most users imagine.

Building LibreOffice Online

LOOL brings online document editing and viewing


Collabora and Ice Warp team up to create LibreOffice Online (LOOL) for online and collaborative document creation and viewing.

LibreOffice and OpenOffice: comparing the community health

Off the Beat: Bruce Byfield's Blog


LibreOffice, OpenOffice, and rumors of unification

Off the Beat: Bruce Byfield's Blog


The mysteries of positioning pictures in LibreOffice & OpenOffice

Off the Beat: Bruce Byfield's Blog


Why proprietary software isn't ported to Linux

Off the Beat: Bruce Byfield's Blog


Desktop trends in 2013 according to LinuxQuestions

Off the Beat: Bruce Byfield's Blog


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