The update also features �a large number of improvements in the area of document compatibility�.
These improvements aim to make the sharing of documents with those using other office suites, most notably Microsoft Office, better by �retaining the original layout and contents�.
Other new features and changes include:
- Font embedding in Writer, Calc and Impress documents
- �Photo Album� import (Impress)
- Image rotation in 90 degree steps (Writer)
- Stepped Lines type to Scatter graphs added
- Improved Footnote and footer comment handling (Writer)
- Experimental sidebar feature
- 3000 bug fixes
LibreOffice 4.1 is a free download available for Linux, Windows and Mac OS X.
Don�t fancy installing LibreOffice 4.1 manually? If you�re running Ubuntu 12.04, 13.04 or 13.10 you can add the LibreOffice � test builds and backports� PPA to upgrade to this release using Ubuntu�s Update Manager.
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:libreoffice/ppa
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade