Desktop Publishing News and Articles

LibreOffice vs OpenOffice

The Clear Choice

08.02.2022

While LibreOffice and OpenOffice have a shared past, LibreOffice outstrips OpenOffice in contributors, code commits, and features.

AltSearch

An alternative search tool for LibreOffice Writer

11.10.2021

AltSearch offers extended functionality to LibreOffice Write's default find and replace tools, making it the ideal for editing and formatting longer documents.

Write, share, and publish documents with HedgeDoc

LINUX VOICE: Tutorial – HedgeDoc free

Freehand writing and drawing

IN-DEPTH: Virtual Whiteboard free

Literature management with Zotero

LINUX VOICE: Tutorial – Zotero free

Write screenplays with Kit Scenarist

LINUX VOICE: Writing Workshop free

Scattershot

Outlining in LibreOffice: A Survival Guide

02.02.2021

LibreOffice offers many tools necessary for outlining, but not in an easy-to-use single module. Here’s a survival guide to get the most out of LibreOffice’s outlining features, along with a wish list for a better outlining tool.

Hacking Free Software for Creative Writing

Free Writing Tools

12.10.2020

Some tools designed for programming can also be very helpful for writing fiction. A few to look at include personal wikis, random word generators, and version control tools.

Advanced Features of LibreOffice Impress

Impress at Work

18.08.2020

Do more with LibreOffice Impress! It’s a great tool for creating outlines and flashcards, and it has many features and extensions that make it easy to pull together professional presentations.

LibreOffice 7 Now Available

13.08.2020