"If you're thrifty and you use an office suite, it's hard not to
like OpenOffice.org, the open-source set of office productivity
tools. Version 1.0, which first appeared in 2002, does most things
Microsoft Office can do (including smoothly trade files with users
of Word, Excel, or PowerPoint). Plus it's free. So what's to
improve in version 2.0?
"OpenOffice.org 2.0, still in beta during my tests, adds a
database creation application similar to Microsoft Access. But
beyond that, many of the changes are small improvements that are
nice to have, but probably won't radically change how you
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