Linux.com: OOo Gives Chart Module a Brand New Look
Oct 06, 2006, 07:30 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Want to see a dinosaur? Press the Chart button in
OpenOffice.org Calc, and you will be presented with a real software
relic. While other parts of OpenOffice.org have been thoroughly
redesigned and updated, the features and the overall look of the
chart module remain virtually untouched since version 1.0. The
situation is changing, though, as a group of OpenOffice.org
developers has started to work on a new chart module. The first
results of their endeavors were presented on this year's OOoCon.
Here is what they've done so far.
"The first major improvement is the addition of a live chart
preview, which allows you to view the current chart while tweaking
it in the chart wizard. As you edit the chart's properties, the
preview reflects these changes in real time..."