LibreOffice 4.0 Boasts Better Interoperability with DOCX and RTF

It adds support for Firefox Personas and import from Microsoft Publisher

The Document Foundation released a new major version for LibreOffice, which extends the functionality of the suite and brings to the table significant performance improvements as far as loading and saving documents goes.

The fresh release integrates better interoperability with DOCX and RTF document types, which is possible because of a set of improvements and new features. Among these is the possibility to import ink annotations and to attach comments to text ranges. On the same note, native RTF math expressions can now be imported and exported.

Support for importing Microsoft Publisher file has been added, while Visio import filters have been improved.

Starting this revision, you can personalize the look of LibreOffice by using Firefox Themes.

Also among the highlights for this release is integration with several content and document management systems. These include Alfresco, IBM FileNet P8, Microsoft Sharepoint 2010, Nuxeo, OpenText, SAP NetWeaver Cloud Service and others – through the CMIS standard.

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