LibreOffice 5.1 Offers Reorganized User Interface for Its Apps

1 - LibreOffice 5.1 Offers Reorganized User Interface for Its Apps
2 - LibreOffice 5.1 Provides a Full Office Suite
3 - Writer Gets New Style Menu
4 - Calc Adds a Sheet Menu
5 - Impress Presentations Includes Slide Menu
6 - Save Files to Remote Locations
7 - AutoCorrect Gets Manual Correction
8 - Mail Merge Gets Integrated
9 - Available for Windows, Linux and Mac
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LibreOffice 5.1 Offers Reorganized User Interface for Its Apps

LibreOffice 5.1, the latest iteration of the widely deployed open-source office suite, adds new user interface elements. We examine highlights of the release.

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LibreOffice 5.1 Provides a Full Office Suite

With LibreOffice 5.1, the open-source office suite provides a reorganized user interface for its applications, including Writer document, Calc spreadsheet and Impress presentation.

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Writer Gets New Style Menu

As part of the overall user interface improvements, the Writer program now adds a new Style menu to the top navigation, providing an easy interface for formatting style.

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Calc Adds a Sheet Menu

The Calc spreadsheet program now benefits from a new Sheet menu navigation item as part of LibreOffice's user interface improvements.

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Impress Presentations Includes Slide Menu

The user interface improvements in the Impress presentation program in LibreOffice include the addition of a new Slide menu to the top navigation.

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Save Files to Remote Locations

With LibreOffice 5.1, there is now the integrated capability to load and save files from remote locations. The menu also enables users to add different file-sharing services, including Google Drive.

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AutoCorrect Gets Manual Correction

One particularly interesting addition to the Writer program is the addition of an Autocorrect options dialogue menu that helps users manually adjust autocorrect terms and styles.

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Mail Merge Gets Integrated

Address lists for mail merging of a document can now be directly integrated with a document.

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Available for Windows, Linux and Mac

While LibreOffice has become the de facto standard default office suite on many Linux distributions, it's also has both Windows and Mac versions.

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