Jean Hollis Weber

Jean Hollis Weber

Technical editor and LibreOffice specialist

  • @jeanhollisweber

Areas of Expertise:

  • technical editing
  • LibreOffice
Jean Hollis Weber has a Master of Science degree and more than 30 years of experience planning, writing, editing, indexing, and testing user manuals and online help for computer software and hardware. Jean has worked with clients, written books, taught short courses in technical writing and editing, and presented parts of graduate and undergraduate courses at several Australian universities. In addition to writing books on technical editing, Jean wrote user guides for OpenOffice.org from 2002 to 2010 and was Co-Lead of the OpenOffice.org Documentation Project from early 2009. In 2010 she moved to the LibreOffice project and has been active there as writer, editor, and team leader since then. Jean maintains several web sites, including one for technical editors and one about LibreOffice.

OpenOffice.org Writer OpenOffice.org Writer
by Jean Hollis Weber
July 2004
Print: $24.95

"Weber's text is well written and guides the reader through the processes she describes in a logical way. She avoids taking the reader off on tangents: she does point out other possibilities or options without straying from the point she is covering. "
--Bob Moffat, NorthWest Apple Pickers Mac User Group