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Microsoft Office compatibility

Non-compound documents from Microsft Word, Excel and PowerPoint that are properly formatted using style sheets and proper paragraph and page breaks, rather than using spaces and carriage returns and lots of manual formatting, will generally look and work well under LibreOffice. LibreOffice does not support simultaneous collaborative editing with Microsoft Office users, nor does it support compound documents, which are documents where one document is embedded in within another, such as an Excel table embedded within a Word document. That being said, the following Office file formats are supported for reading, editing and writing: