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First Look: OpenOffice.org 3.0 Beta a Big Step Forward

May 09, 2008, 19:30 (0 Talkback[s])
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"It has been almost three years since the release of OpenOffice.org 2.0. During that time we've seen community fragmentation and frustration resulting from Sun's heavy involvement with the office suite's development, and even a third-party online version that provides editing and collaboration features. Now, the open-source office suite is back with a new 3.0 beta release, ushering in a handful of major enhancements, broader file format support, and a solid batch of evolutionary new features. Ars Technica takes the new beta for a spin to see if our productivity increases.

"Enhancements have been made across the board to OpenOffice.org's various components..."

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