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The Small Picture: More OpenOffice.org Extensions

Feb 05, 2010, 23:02 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Bruce Byfield)

"Every few weeks, I like to browse the OpenOffice.org Extensions site to see what is available, and what people are using.

"New extensions that are both useful and well-designed seem to be getting few and far between. However, if you search patiently, you can still find extensions worth trying. Below, in no particular order, are the extensions that I have explored in the past couple of months. None radically transform the office suite, and some work better than others, but all of them show some aspect of what can be done or needs to be done to make OpenOffice.org more efficient or convenient.

"Last Session

"One of my most frequently used Firefox extensions is Session Manager, which allows you to save and open groups of tabs. Last Session is the OpenOffice.org equivalent of Session Manager, and, as someone who regularly works with multiple documents open, I have found it just as essential."

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