Libreoffice Writer For Mac

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LibreOffice includes a spreadsheet creator, text edition tool, presentation creator, graphic editor, formula creator, and a database creation tool. In short, it offers (for free) exactly what Microsoft Office offers for. LibreOffice Vanilla is a powerful office productivity application consisting of Writer (word processing), Calc (spreadsheets), Impress (presentations), Draw (vector graphics and flowcharts), Base (databases), and Math (formula editing).

  • LibreOffice Features. LibreOffice is a freely available, fully-featured office productivity suite. Its native file format is Open Document Format (ODF). Turning to the side of LibreOffice, as of the recent release which is version 6.0. A new ePUB export filter has been added, so you can save your documents as e-books.
  • LibreOffice Writer gives users a PDF Options dialog with six tabs of settings. Most people around the world use Microsoft Word on Windows because it has more features and capabilities than any other version of Word, but it ties individuals and companies to Windows. Mac users don’t have the same options as their Windows counterparts.

Opens the Mail Merge dialog, which helps you in printing and saving form letters.

Insert at least one address database field into a text document, then start printing the document. Answer 'Yes' to the question whether you want to print a form letter.

During printing, the database information replaces the corresponding database fields (placeholders). For more information about inserting database fields refer to the Database tab page under Insert - Fields - Other.


Determines the number of records for printing the form letter. One letter will be printed for each record.


Processes all the records from the database.

Selected records

Processes only the marked records from the database. This option is only available when you have previously marked the necessary records in the database.


Specifies which records to include in your form letter.


Specifies the number of the first record to be printed.


Specifies the number of the last record to be printed.


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Determines whether to send your form letters to a printer or save them to a file.


Prints the form letters.


Saves the form letters in files.

Single print jobs

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Prints each form letter individually with the selected printer.


Specifies the path to store the form letters.


Opens the Select Path dialog.

Generate file name from

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Specifies how the file name is generated.

Database field

Uses the content of the selected data field as the file name for the form letter.

Manual setting

Creates the file name based on the text you enter, followed by a serial number.

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Starts the Mail Merge Wizard to create form letters or send e-mail messages to many recipients.

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