LibreOffice 5.2 Is Being Released Next Wednesday
Written by Michael Larabel in LibreOffice on 27 July 2016 at 09:28 AM EDT. 10 Comments
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One week from today will mark the release of LibreOffice 5.2 as the open-source office suite's latest major update.

LibreOffice 5.2 features a new (optional) single toolbar mode, bookmark improvements. new Calc spreadsheet functions (including forecasting functions), support for signature descriptions, support for OOXML signature import/export, and a wealth of other updates. There are also GTK3 user-interface improvements, OpenGL rendering improvements, multi-threaded 3D rendering, faster rendering, and more.

More details on the items forthcoming for LibreOffice 5.2 can be found via the tentative release notes. Embedded below are also some videos made by The Document Foundation showing off some of the new 5.2 features:

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