2.3.4. LibreOffice — edit documents and spreadsheets#

LibreOffice Writer and LibreOffice Calc can be used to create and edit documents and spreadsheets, respectively (Fig. 26).


Fig. 26 LibreOffice Writer and Calc programs#

The default file formats used by Writer and Calc are ODF Text Document (.odt) and ODF Spreadsheet (.ods) respectively.

These applications also support reading and writing files in Microsoft Office formats like .docx or .doc (Word) and .xlsx or .xls (Excel).

There are additional applications in the LibreOffice suite with functionality to create and edit slide shows or presentations, scientific formulas, diagrams and file-based databases.