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SearchEnterpriseLinux: Smart Changes in Latest OpenOffice Upgrade

Feb 06, 2004, 22:00 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Solveig Haugland)

[ Thanks to Michael S. Mimoso for this link. ]

"It's been a few months since the release of OpenOffice.org 1.1, and during that time I've been slowly coming to this conclusion: Some smart people did some good work on this release. It's not just the big changes; there are some smart little changes as well that make a big difference.

"First, let's hit the big features that everyone will use.

"What's one of the big issues with OpenOffice.org? Making sure you can still work with the people who haven't switched yet. Enter the ability to print to PDF, the non-editable, portable document format that everyone can read. Whether you want to create a PDF of your OpenOffice.org document or skip the middle step and just automatically create a new e-mail document with a PDF of your OpenOffice.org document attached, you're loaded for bear now if you want to send around non-editable versions of your OpenOffice.org documents to anyone. That includes Microsoft Office users, WordPerfect users, WordStar users--anyone..."

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