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The Document Foundation announces LibreOffice 6.4.1

Berlin, February 27, 2020 – The Document Foundation announces LibreOffice 6.4.1, the 1st minor release of the LibreOffice 6.4 family, targeted at technology enthusiasts and power users. LibreOffice 6.4.1 includes over 120 bug fixes and improvements to document compatibility. LibreOffice 6.4.1 represents the bleeding edge in term of features for open source office suites, and […]

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LibreOffice Conference 2021 Call for Locations

THE CALL FOR LOCATION FOR LIBREOFFICE CONFERENCE 2021 IS NOW OPEN Background Once a year, the LibreOffice Community gathers for a global community event: the LibreOffice Conference, or LibOCon. After a series of successful events – Paris, October 2011; Berlin, October 2012; Milan, September 2013; Bern, September 2014; Aarhus, September 2015; Brno, September 2016; Rome, […]

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The Document Foundation announces LibreOffice 6.4.1

Berlin, February 27, 2020 – The Document Foundation announces LibreOffice 6.4.1, the 1st minor release of the LibreOffice 6.4 family, targeted at technology enthusiasts and power users. LibreOffice 6.4.1 includes over 120 bug fixes and improvements to document compatibility. LibreOffice 6.4.1 represents the bleeding edge in term of features for open source office suites, and […]

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Semi-transparent text in Writer

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Last year I posted about work to have semi-transparent rendering of not only shape fill and shape borders, but also shape text in Draw. Now the same semi-transparent text feature is available in Writer as well. This improves compatibility with Word, which supports the same feature in its DOCX format. You can access the new option in the Format → Character dialog.

Result

Here is how the new, old a[…]

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