LinuxPlanet: Integrating Writer into Your Business

“Email and instant messages shoot back and forth between people
these days. Unglamorous, plain old boring business documents,
however, remain the stalwart of legally binding communication in
the business world. It’s changing, but many fields still require
printed and/or signed material for day to day operations. Business
letters, reports and brochures all need to be produced quickly and

“As Linux is brought into service in small and medium sized
companies, desktop pilots often wonder how they will ever get off
the ground without proprietary word processing applications like
Word. ‘Can I still do basic business letters with Linux?’ And ‘Will
our old Word docs work with Linux?’, they ask.

“The answer to both questions is a resounding ‘You betcha’ with
OpenOffice.org Writer.

“OpenOffice.org Writer is the premier word processing program
for Linux. With it, you can write documents, import/export Word
files, or even PDF a colleague. In short, Writer will handle just
about any documentation load in your normal business office. And
it’s Open Source (no licensing headaches) to boot…”


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