Official launch of the new Open Source office suite ONLYOFFICE Docs v7.1

New features expected by users: ARM compatibility, improved PDF/XPS/DjVu viewer, PDF to DOCX conversion, print preview for sheets and more.

The editor Ascension System SIA presents the latest version of the open-source suite ONLYOFFICE is now available with many useful features that will allow you to better visualize data with new graphics, open SmartArt objects or even view PDF, XPS and DjVu files simply .

Use ONLYOFFICE Docs on ARM-based devices

Now all editions of ONLYOFFICE Docs (Community, Business and Developer version) and ONLYOFFICE Document Builder can be installed on devices with ARM architecture which offers high performance, optimized power consumption and integrated security.

The ARM-compatible version of ONLYOFFICE Docs is available and offers several installation options, such as Docker images, deb and rpm packages. More information is offered ici.

View PDF, XPS and DjVu files with a brand new viewer

Starting from version 7.1, it will be possible to use ONLYOFFICE Docs to view PDF, XPS and DjVu files more conveniently. The built-in viewer now opens files on the client side and offers the following enhancements:

  • Page thumbnail panel;
  • Navigation bar (content);
  • Support for external and internal links (press CTRL button and mouse click to open a link);
  • Cursor/hand mode.

Convert PDF files to DOCX in a few clicks

When saving a PDF file in ONLYOFFICE Docs v7.1, it is possible to convert it to DOCX and all other available formats except PDF/A. This option, together with the improved PDF viewer, makes it possible to work with PDF files without third-party applications.

New spreadsheet features

Preview before printing. It is possible to preview a table before printing it, which helps to avoid printing errors and reduce paper consumption.

New options in the View tab. In addition to the existing tools and commands, the View tab now contains items such as Combine Sheet and Status Bars, Always Show Toolbar, Interface Theme, Show Shadow of Locked Panes.

New currency formats for cells. The new version of ONLYOFFICE editors adds an extended list of currencies according to ISO 4217 standard.

Tooltips for formulas. When one begins to type a formula in a table cell, the user accesses a list of all available formulas, which allows him to quickly choose the one he needs.

Text qualifier. To import data from text, it is possible to choose a text qualifier, i.e. a character that is used to distinguish the point at which the text begins and ends.

Updates in the presentations tool

Ability to add and edit animations. The updated presentation editor offers a new tab where it is possible to add and adjust animations of different types to make the slides more attractive.

Slide duplication option. An option to duplicate a slide has been added to the add slides menu.

Move Slide option in the context menu. ONLYOFFICE Docs v7.1 provides the ability to move slides to the start and end of a presentation. Just right click on a slide and choose the required option.

General improvements in all editors

View tab in documents and presentations. ONLYOFFICE Docs v7.1 offers the functionality to change view modes of documents and presentations in one place. The newly added View tab is located on the top toolbar and contains all the tools and commands for modifying the appearance of files. For example, zoom options, interface theme, top toolbar hiding/showing, status bar, rulers, etc.

More practical work with shapes. The menu for inserting and editing shapes has been significantly redesigned. It is possible to see the icons of all available shapes. Additionally, there is a new section in the menu that displays recently used items.

Another improvement is the ability to modify the geometry of shapes with the mouse cursor. Just add a new shape or select the existing one, click on the required points and move the cursor to create a unique shape.

The editor has also changed the component for selecting the direction of the gradient in the shapes: now the images are generated according to the selected gradient colors.

Support for new chart types. ONLYOFFICE Docs v7.1 allows you to open new types of charts to find the most appropriate way to visualize your data. They include:

  • Pyramid charts;
  • Pyramid-shaped bar charts;
  • Vertical and horizontal cylinder graphs;
  • Vertical and horizontal cone charts.

Support de SmartArt. With the updated version of ONLYOFFICE Docs, it is possible to open SmartArt objects without converting them into a group of figures. SmartArt is a type of dynamic image that is often used in presentations to draw readers’ attention to important information or to make information easier to understand.

Other improvements. Apart from the new features mentioned above, ONLYOFFICE Docs v7.1 also introduces:

  • New interface languages ​​- Galician and Azerbaijani;
  • Ability to display a password while typing it into password-protected files;
  • Zoom options in OFORM files;
  • Ability to filter comments by user groups.

Useful links

Official site – https://www.onlyoffice.com/fr/

Code source de ONLYOFFICE Docs — https://github.com/ONLYOFFICE/DocumentServer

Source code for desktop applications — https://github.com/ONLYOFFICE/DesktopEditors

Source : https://www.globenewswire.com/news-release/2022/05…

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