"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..."