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Extending OpenOffice.org: Creating Template and AutoText Extensions

May 09, 2007, 03:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Dmitri Popov)

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"One of the great features of the current version of OpenOffice.org is the support for extensions, which allow you to add to the office suite's functionality. Every day this week we'll look some of the most useful OOo extensions available. Today, we'll look at ways you can improve the way the office suite handles templates and AutoText.

"While you can manually add templates and AutoText entries to your copy of OpenOffice.org, packing them as extensions makes them portable. This means that you can easily install them on multiple machines and share them with other users..."

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