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Updating books for LO version 6.x

This work is now being coordinated through NextCloud and the source files are located there.

Getting Started Guide

The most recent published edition of this book was for LO v6.0. Files are on NextCloud and on this wiki.

When work begins for an update to this book, tasks will be tracked through a spreadsheet on NextCloud.

Writer Guide

The most recent published edition of this book was for LO v6.0. Files are on NextCloud and on this wiki.

When work begins for an update to this book, tasks will be tracked through a spreadsheet on NextCloud.

Calc Guide

The most recent published edition of this book was for LO v4.3. The Documentation Team is concentrating on updating this book to v6.2. Tasks are being tracked through a spreadsheet on NextCloud.

Note that in addition to making text changes related to new and changed features of the software, some chapters also need improvement in wording, topics covered, and consistent screenshots.

Impress Guide

The most recent published edition of this book is for LO v4.2.

When work begins for an update to this book, tasks will be tracked through a spreadsheet on NextCloud.

Draw Guide

The most recent published edition of this book is for LO v4.3.

When work begins for an update to this book, tasks will be tracked through a spreadsheet on NextCloud.

Math Guide

The most recent published edition of this book is for LO v4.4.

When work begins for an update to this book, tasks will be tracked through a spreadsheet on NextCloud.

Base Guide

Dan Lewis had been coordinating work on this book. It is stalled due to lack of volunteers to work on it. We have discussed combining it with the Base Handbook (see below), translated from German.

Proposed outline for the book:

1 Introducing Base
2 Planning/Designing your Database
3 Data Input & Removal: Tables
4 Data Input & Removal: Forms
5 Data Output: Queries
6 Data Output: Reports
7 Exchanging Data
8 Customizing your Database Design
9 More Customization
10 Using Base at Work
Appendix A Build the Example Database
Appendix B Overview of a Database
Appendix C Further Reading on Database Design
Appendix D Editing the Base Document File

Base Handbook

Version 3.5-3.6 (translated from German) has been published. The English version published as v4.0 is unchanged from the earlier book.

Some portions of the German v5.0 handbook (now superceded) have been translated from German.

Chapters of the German edition are available here: https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/Documentation/de#Handbuch_f.C3.BCr_Base_.28Datenbank-Programm.29