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LibreOffice 4.3 Released With Many Exciting Changes

Free Software

Published on 30 July 2014 08:07 AM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Free Software
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LibreOffice 4.3 has been released today as the latest major update to the popular open-source office suite that continues in its battles against Microsoft Office.

Today's LibreOffice 4.3 release features improved document interoperability with better OOXML support, improved comment management, intuitive spreadsheet handling, 3D model support in Impress for the gITF format, and there's now support for "monster" paragraphs that exceed 65,000 characters. There's also build improvements and other enhancements on the back-end.

Those wishing to learn more about LibreOffice 4.3 can read the Document Foundation announcement, the 4.3 release notes, and there's additional commentary on Michael Meeks' blog as one of the leading LibreOffice developers.

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Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
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