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LibreOffice 3.6 Open-Source Office Suite Released

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Published on 08 August 2012 11:22 AM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Free Software
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LibreOffice 3.6 was released today, which is described by the project as "the fourth major release of the best free office suite ever."

Among the new features to LibreOffice 3.6 is support for color scales and data bars, PDF export with watermark capabilities, new Impress presentation master packages, support for importing Office SmartArt data, an Import Filter for Corel Draw documents, improved VML import, support for contextual spacing, improved DOCX importing, improved CSV file importing for spreadsheets, and much more.

Details on the multi-platform LibreOffice 3.6 release are available from The Document Foundation's blog and the 3.6 feature listing page.

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