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Here’s why to choose LibreOffice, not OpenOffice

Bruce Byfield summarizes the main reasons to choose, or switch to, LibreOffice instead of OpenOffice, in his article OpenOffice: A Project in Search of an Exit Strategy. Bruce writes, “I keep asking myself what OpenOffice can do that LibreOffice cannot

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New book: Taming Apache OpenOffice

This book is for anyone who wants to get up to speed quickly with Apache OpenOffice.org 3.4. It introduces Writer (word processing), Calc (spreadsheets), Impress (presentations), Draw (vector drawings), Math (equation editor) and Base (database), as well as common features

Posted in Apache OpenOffice, books, Calc, Draw, Impress, Math, PDF, User Guides, Writer

Two free alternatives to MS Office

The Windows Secrets newsletter has an article by Fred Langa dated March 14, 2013, titled Two free, full-blown alternatives to MS Office that features LibreOffice and OpenOffice. The article mentions several features that particularly appeal to users of older (pre-2007)

Posted in Apache OpenOffice, LibreOffice, OpenOffice.org

Apache OpenOffice™ 3.4 released

Congratulations to the Apache OpenOffice Project, which announced on 8 May the availability of Apache OpenOffice™ 3.4, the first release of OpenOffice under the governance of the Apache Software Foundation.

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I have resigned from the AOO project

I just posted the following note to the Apache OpenOffice project management committee and the project’s public mailing list. “I hereby resign from the Apache OpenOffice PPMC. I intend no further involvement with this project and will unsubscribe from all

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