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Schools start to move to OpenOffice

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The administration of the Danish municipality of Lyngby-Taarbæk is installing OpenOffice on some 1700 school desktop PCs, in Germany the city of Münster has started a pilot using OpenOffice in schools

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7 Steps to Better Tables of Contents in OpenOffice.org Writer

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Like other word processes, OpenOffice.org Writer makes creating tables of contents (ToCs) quick and easy. Unfortunately, it also works with unaesthetic defaults and allows you to make choices that complicate your work flow rather than improving it.

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OOo4kids: Special Version for Kids

http://saigkill.wordpress.com

Today i found in interesting Project called “OpenOffice for Kids”. I have reviewed it and maked some Snapshots.

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Maemo to Use ODF, Kazakhstan May be Moving to ODF — Source

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Mass-migration to OpenOffice.org in Kazakhstan may imply adoption of the international standard; Nokia makes use of KOffice, which also implies wide use of ODF

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Open-source users revolt over OpenOffice.org's ribbon-esque UI

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The open-source faithful are lambasting a proposed overhaul of OpenOffice.org's user interface, with critics saying it would "ape" Microsoft Office's controversial Ribbon layout.

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Video Slide Shows with Impress

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I swear, a colleague of mine prided himself on filling every square inch of a slide with just text. It drove me nuts. How about video clips?"

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Prototyping a New User Interface for OOo

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The prototyping phase, to create a new user interface for OpenOffice.org, has ended last week. See our monthly project Renaissance status presentation for July and try the prototype yourself (Java 6 required).

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Converting OpenOffice documents to PDF or HTML, as a batch

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I wrote this article for TechTarget about the fabulous Web Wizard and its uses for mass PDF conversion and quick web publishing of existing documents. It's a great feature that bears re-posting about. It's also really, really not obvious.

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OpenOffice.org Calc: The Mysteries of DataPilots Revealed

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If you're coming fresh from Microsoft Excel, you might wonder where the Pivot tables are in OpenOffice.org Calc. The problem is, they're masquerading under the name of DataPilots. But, under any name, DataPilots are Calc's way of allowing you to quickly reorganize information in a range of cells so that you can gain a new insight into them.

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OpenOffice.org: Adoption is Gaining Momentum

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The workstations within academic computing labs and classrooms are increasingly occupied by open source software and open platforms.

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OpenOffice.org 3.1's Usability Tweaks

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It hit the servers [a few] days ago, but OpenOffice.org 3.1 is now in official release. The open-source office suite focused on anti-aliased drawing and usability tweaks for this release, which we've quickly previewed below.

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OpenOffice 3.1: The new features

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Compared to its predecessors, OpenOffice 3.1 offers a whole range of new features. Instant eye catchers are the improved anti-aliasing for graphics, better chart functionality, and the new text highlighting in Writer. However,

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OpenOffice: Future Uncertain

http://www.linux-magazine.com

Florian Effenberger is co-lead of the international OpenOffice.org marketing project. Our sister publication Linux-Community asked him how the deal between Sun and Oracle would affect OpenOffice.

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Oracle Buys Sun: It's Official

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Here's the press release. So they own Java and Solaris and MySQL, not to mention all the patents Sun

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Oracle buys Sun - what now for MySQL, Java and OOo?

http://www.tuxradar.com

Oracle has announced it is purchasing Sun Microsystems for just over $7 billion. The official word from Oracle is that the purchase gives it two key assets - Java and Solaris - but open sourcerers will understandably be more interested in MySQL and OpenOffice.org.

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