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Many LibreOffice Teams use Etherpad as a collaborative editor for ideas, minutes of meetings, etc...

Pads

For a list of common pads, see Infra/List of Etherpads.

If you'd like to make a new pad for a specific purpose, feel free to visit the front page of our install: http://pad.documentfoundation.org/ please contact the administrators.

Accounts

No account is needed to join one of our pads. Simply access the url and join-in.

If you want to identify yourself and your edits, click the person-shaped icon on the right-hand side of the Etherpad toolbar and give yourself a name/nickname.

Exporting Text

If you copy text out of Etherpad, you might have noticed that blank lines are sometimes removed. This creates a problem if you're trying to edit an existing document in Etherpad or if you're using Etherpad to edit the contents of a wiki page and then paste the edits back into the wiki.

For maximum fidelity, try using the "Import/Export from/to different file formats" button. This button has a right arrow on top of a left arrow. I just export my document as "plain text," and the blank lines and all other content is faithfully preserved.

Common Errors

503 Errors/Etherpad isn't available

Trying to run a meeting and Etherpad is down? Please see the #People and Moderation section below.

Weird errors when connecting?

If you're running a privacy extension to your browser like NoScript, you may briefly see an error such as the following while connecting:

                   An error occurred while loading the pad
 ReferenceError: stLight not defined in http://pad.documentfoundation.org/p/qa (line 889)

Please disregard the error and wait a few additional seconds -- you should be redirected to the proper pad.

Playground

Looking to try out some new syntax? Please use our test pad here:

Upstream

People and Moderation

If you have any questions, please feel free to send email to hostmaster@documentfoundation.org or contact the Website mailing list for help.

Proposed Improvements

nothing so far...

Technical Details

We have a pretty stock Etherpad install.