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LinuxPlanet: A First Look at OpenOffice.org 2.0

Mar 01, 2005, 15:15 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Rob Reilly)


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"The big news for me in OpenOffice.org 2.0 was the addition of Base, a Microsoft Access-like database application, and the redesign of the tool bar.

"Some of my other favorite updates include:

  • "Word count in selections
  • "Nested tables in Writer
  • "New file format for OASIS XML (OpenDocument text - .odt, .ods)

"Many other enhancements have been added and I'm sad that I can't cover them all. As a heads up, you might take a look at the Asian language, MS compatibility, and developer enhancements..."

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