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Pros Tips for Extending LibreOffice

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By itself, LibreOffice is worth every penny you pay for it. But you can make it even more useful by adding extensions, templates, and fonts. Here are some tips on what items to look for and how to add them to your LibreOffice installation.

Enjoy the Extensions

Like modern web browsers, the LibreOffice suite supports a range of extensions to expand the software’s functionality. You can find a host of extensions on the project’s Extensions page. When you find one that interests you, download its .oxt file to your home directory. Open LibreOffice, and from the menu select Tools -> Extension Manager. Click the Add button, browse to your home directory, then select the .oxt file you downloaded. LibreOffice will add and activate the extension.

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