LibreOffice 5.4 Released with ‘Significant New FeaturesOffice
A major new release of the hugely popular open-source office software LibreOffice is now available to download.
LibreOffice 5.4 serves as the final major release in the LibreOffice 5.x series (meaning LibreOffice 6.x will be next). The update
LibreOffice Writer picks up some new features too, including import of AutoText from Microsoft Word DOTM templates; an option to createcustom watermarks for your documents, and context menu items for working with sections, footnotes, endnotes and styles.
Calc gains support for pivot charts and better comment management, while Impress lets you specify fractional angles.
Key New Features in LibreOffice 5.4LibreOffice creates smaller .docx files than Microsoft Office
Being able to open Microsoft Office documents in LibreOffice is a big selling point, but the Document Foundation doesn’t want you to overlook the benefits of creating Office documents in their suite.
They say that OODML (.docx) files created with LibreOffice can be up to 90% smaller than the exact same file created in Microsoft Office.