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Getting Started Guide for LO 6New & improved features to be considered

Items marked with an asterisk * may be outside the scope of the GS guide, but the list may be of some use to authors working on the other guides in future.

Covers

Initial proposal drafted by Dave Barton: https://www.odfauthors.org/libreoffice/english/getting-started/draft-lo-6.0/covers-for-gs6.0/view

It may be that the Documentation Team will want to include the proposed new logo

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or subsequent variations of this motif.

Leader Pages

Will require a general update (eg. dates, names, etc.)

Preface (Team Reviewed)

Additions to Help Menu https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/ReleaseNotes/5.3#Help

Links to the "User Guides", "Get help online.." aka Ask Libre (Olivier)

Chapter 1 – Introducing LibreOffice (Team reviewed)

Navigator Improvements https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/ReleaseNotes/5.3#Navigator

2 or 3 lines on this subject (Dave Barton)

Text Layout improvements https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/ReleaseNotes/5.3#Text_Layout

Skip - Too technical

Change of color palettes https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/ReleaseNotes/5.3#Change_of_color_palettes

yes (Amanda)

Safe Mode https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/ReleaseNotes/5.3#Safe_Mode

Yes, write about (Paul). Reference: https://helponline.libreoffice.org/5.4/en-US/text/shared/01/profile_safe_mode.html

Toolbars & Sidebar Changes https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/ReleaseNotes/5.3#Toolbars

A couple of lines. Maybe a screenshot. (Amanda)

Localization https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/ReleaseNotes/5.3#Localization

(skip)

Revamped the Extension Manager https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/ReleaseNotes/5.3#GUI

Update screeshot.(Jorge)

Keyboard shortcuts now appear in context menus by default https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/ReleaseNotes/5.3#GUI

One or 2 lines (Paul)

Windows Installer https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/ReleaseNotes/5.3#Windows

OK (Dave)

Notebookbar https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/ReleaseNotes/5.4#Notebookbar_.28experimental.29

(Skip until confirmed in 6.0 as not experimental)

Support for some OS versions removed https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/ReleaseNotes/5.4#Platform_Compatibility https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/ReleaseNotes/6.0#Platform_Compatibility

Update (Dave)

Linux Quickstarter is removed. https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/ReleaseNotes/6.0#Platform_Compatibility

(Dave)

Chapter 2 – Setting up LibreOffice (Team Reviewed)

Document signing https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/ReleaseNotes/5.3#Document_signing

(Olivier)

Improvements in open/import filters https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/ReleaseNotes/5.3#Improvements_in_the_Binary_Microsoft_Office_filters

(Not relevant to GS)

Icon Changes https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/ReleaseNotes/5.3#Icons

(Jorge)

New Import filters – StarOffice binary files & Zoner Callisto/Draw files https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/ReleaseNotes/5.3#New_Import_filters

(Skip)

*Update - New Customization dialog ReleaseNotes/6.0#Configuration

Chapter 3 – Using Styles and Templates

Table Styles https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/ReleaseNotes/5.3#Table_Styles

Chapter 4 – Getting Started with Writer (Team Reviewed)

Go to Page Dialog https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/ReleaseNotes/5.3#Go_to_Page_Dialog

* Arrows Toolbox https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/ReleaseNotes/5.3#Arrows_Toolbox

* Improvements in the toolbar https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/ReleaseNotes/5.3#Improvements_in_the_toolbar

* Borderless padding is displayed https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/ReleaseNotes/5.3#Borderless_padding_is_displayed

Insert PDF as an image https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/ReleaseNotes/5.3#Improvements_in_the_PDF_filter

Area Dialog Redesign https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/ReleaseNotes/5.3#Area_Dialog

Toolbars & Sidebar Changes https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/ReleaseNotes/5.3#Toolbars

Page Deck in the sidebar https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/ReleaseNotes/5.3#Sidebar

Table Styles https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/ReleaseNotes/5.3#Table_Styles

New Context Menu Functions https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/ReleaseNotes/5.4#Writer

New formatting toolbar https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/ReleaseNotes/5.4#Writer

Custom Watermark https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/ReleaseNotes/5.4#Writer

Context Menu Added Character Styles https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/ReleaseNotes/5.4#Writer

Menu Tools ▸ Outline Numbering changed to Chapter Numbering https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/ReleaseNotes/5.4#Menu

Notebookbar https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/ReleaseNotes/5.4#Notebookbar_.28experimental.29

Web wizard removed https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/ReleaseNotes/5.4#Writer_3

Update New Search Bar find filter option ReleaseNotes/6.0#Writer_3

Update Major change to Special Characters Dialog ReleaseNotes/6.0#Dialogues

Update A Writer table can be used as a mail merge data source http://vmiklos.hu/blog/mail-merge-writer-data-source.html

Chapter 5 – Getting Started with Calc

Arrows Toolbox – The GS52 guide does not have a section for graphics in Calc, this could be added to Chapter 11 – Graphics, Gallery, Fontwork https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/ReleaseNotes/5.3#Arrows_Toolbox_2

* Option settings https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/ReleaseNotes/5.3#Option_settings

* New & changed spreadsheet functions https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/ReleaseNotes/5.3#New_spreadsheet_functions

* Compatibility with ODF 1.2 https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/ReleaseNotes/5.3#Compatibility_with_ODF_1.2

New Number Formats https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/ReleaseNotes/5.3#Number_Format

* Default Cell Styles https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/ReleaseNotes/5.3#Default_Cell_Styles

* Pivot tables https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/ReleaseNotes/5.3#Pivot_tables

* Merge non empty cells https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/ReleaseNotes/5.3#Other

* Empty hidden cell https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/ReleaseNotes/5.3#Other

Functions ( Insert ▸ Function ) can now be searched https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/ReleaseNotes/5.3#Other

* Support the Scroll Lock key https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/ReleaseNotes/5.3#Other

* Trend line (regression) equation https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/ReleaseNotes/5.3#Chart

* Improvements in OpenXML filter https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/ReleaseNotes/5.3#Improvements_in_OpenXML_filter

Toolbars & Sidebar Changes https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/ReleaseNotes/5.3#Toolbars

* Priority of conditional formatting rules https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/ReleaseNotes/5.4#Calc

New cell comment commands added https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/ReleaseNotes/5.4#Calc

New Cell Protection toggle command https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/ReleaseNotes/5.4#Calc

New sheet protection options https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/ReleaseNotes/5.4#Calc

New cell styles menu https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/ReleaseNotes/5.4#Calc

* New ROUNDSIG function https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/ReleaseNotes/5.4#Calc

* New Pivot Charts https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/ReleaseNotes/5.4#Chart

Notebookbar https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/ReleaseNotes/5.4#Notebookbar_.28experimental.29

New select unprotected cells menu item https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/ReleaseNotes/6.0#Calc

Chapter 6 – Getting Started with Impress

Template Selector at start-up.https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/ReleaseNotes/5.3#Template_Selector

Area Dialog Redesignhttps://wiki.documentfoundation.org/ReleaseNotes/5.3#Area_Dialog

Toolbars & Sidebar Changeshttps://wiki.documentfoundation.org/ReleaseNotes/5.3#Toolbars

Presentation Wizard Removedhttps://wiki.documentfoundation.org/ReleaseNotes/5.3#Impress_2

Duplicate dialog enhancementhttps://wiki.documentfoundation.org/ReleaseNotes/5.4#Impress_.26_Draw

New insert slide keyboard shortcuthttps://wiki.documentfoundation.org/ReleaseNotes/5.4#Impress_.26_Draw

Notebookbarhttps://wiki.documentfoundation.org/ReleaseNotes/5.4#Notebookbar_.28experimental.29

Flash export to be removedhttps://wiki.documentfoundation.org/Proposals_for_removing_features#Impress_export_filter:_Flash

Chapter 7 – Getting Started with Draw

New arrow endingshttps://wiki.documentfoundation.org/ReleaseNotes/5.3#Draw

Area Dialog Redesignhttps://wiki.documentfoundation.org/ReleaseNotes/5.3#Area_Dialog

Duplicate dialog enhancementhttps://wiki.documentfoundation.org/ReleaseNotes/5.4#Impress_.26_Draw

New insert slide keyboard shortcuthttps://wiki.documentfoundation.org/ReleaseNotes/5.4#Impress_.26_Draw

Chapter 8 – Getting Started with Base

* Changes to Firebird – Embedded Firebird changes are way outside the scope of the GS guide.https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/ReleaseNotes/5.3#Base

* Access2Base updatedhttps://wiki.documentfoundation.org/ReleaseNotes/5.3#Access2Base_updated

Chapter 9 – Getting Started with Math

Math Improvementshttps://wiki.documentfoundation.org/ReleaseNotes/5.3#Math

New context menu edit commandshttps://wiki.documentfoundation.org/ReleaseNotes/5.4#Math

Chapter 10 - Printing, Exporting, E-mailing

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Chapter 11 – Graphics, Gallery, Fontwork

Arrows Toolbox – The GS52 guide does not have a section for graphics in Calc, this could be added to Chapter 5 – Getting Started with Calchttps://wiki.documentfoundation.org/ReleaseNotes/5.3#Arrows_Toolbox_2

* Image Maps to be removed.https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/Proposals_for_removing_features#Image_maps

Chapter 12 – Creating Web Pages

With the removal of the web page creation facility, this chapter might be removedhttps://wiki.documentfoundation.org/Proposals_for_removing_features#Writer.2FWeb

Chapter 13 – Getting Started with Macros

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Chapter 14 – Customizing LibreOffice

Notebookbarhttps://wiki.documentfoundation.org/ReleaseNotes/5.4#Notebookbar_.28experimental.29

Customization dialog updatedhttps://wiki.documentfoundation.org/ReleaseNotes/5.3#Configuration

Appendix A – Keyboard Shortcuts

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Appendix B – Open Source, Open Standards, OpenDocument

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