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Creating Reports in OpenOffice.org Base

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Let's face it, databases are only minimally human-readable. In fact, to anybody who's not an accountant or a computer geek, reading databases can be downright intimidating. However, this limitation is partially compensated by the fact that reports in Base are quick and easy to create and are displayed and printed in Writer.

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OpenOffice 3.1 release candidate available - Updated

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The first release candidate (RC1) of OpenOffice 3.1 is available to download and includes several new features. The 3.1 update to the free open source office suite includes anti-aliasing to improve the clarity of graphics, such as lines and circles. Improvements have also been made to the comments system in documents, spreadsheets and presentations.

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Windows vs Linux in OpenOffice.org 3.0 Benchmark

http://www.oooninja.com

The same application performs differently on different platforms. Differences include compiler brand (Microsoft Visual C++ vs gcc), compiler version (gcc 3 and 4), operating system characteristics, and file systems. These OpenOffice.org 3.0 benchmarks measure vanilla OpenOffice.org, StarOffice, Go-oo, and Portable OpenOffice.org on 3.0 on Microsoft Windows XP and Ubuntu 8.10 (Intrepid Ibex).

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Evidence-Based Open Source Adoption

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I mentioned to a friend of mine the other day how I was replacing Word with OpenOffice in the long run. He replied that they use OO exclusively at his place of work.

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10 free Linux alternatives to OpenOffice.org

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OpenOffice.org has a reputation for being the premiere office suit for the Linux platform. Maybe so but these days, it’s not exactly a lean slab of software anymore, particularly if you just want to try a component and don’t actually want the whole box and dice. Netbooks are one device category that comes to mind, for sure.

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Writing a Book With Free Software

http://www.jonobacon.org

Some of you have emailed to ask what I am using to write the Art Of Community, and some of my Free Software friends out there have been asking if Free Software tools were used when writing the content. Oh yes. :)

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An Early Look at OpenOffice.org 3.1 Features

http://www.oooninja.com

With the final release two months away and an alpha version available, it's time to look at OpenOffice.org 3.1's new features: eye candy, better charts, replying to notes in the margin, overlining, macros in Base, RTL improvements for Arabic and Hebrew, and (believe it or not) better sorting. Download and report any bugs you find.

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Is OpenOffice.org a 'dying horse'?

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OpenOffice.org is still not past its expiry date, but more needs to be done to drive community participation and ensure the open source software remains relevant, say industry watchers.

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Malaysia Saves with Free Software and ODF, Europe Rises Against Microsoft

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Update on OOXML, ODF, OpenOffice.org deployments, and OpenOffice.org FUD from Novell

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OpenOffice.org vs. Go-OO: Cutting through the Gordian Knot

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Is OpenOffice.org (OOo), the popular free office application, "a profoundly sick project," as developer Michael Meeks alleges? Or are his comments a poorly concealed effort to promote Go-OO, Novell's version of OOo, as the anti-Novell lobby suggests?

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Interview with Non-Sun OpenOffice.org Contributor, Charles-H. Schulz

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Our new interview with an independent OpenOffice.org contributor

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Why is OpenOffice "profoundly sick"?

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OpenOffice.org developer and Novell employee Michael Meeks calls OpenOffice "profoundly sick" and chides Sun for retaining too much control over the project for its own good. He's right, and here's why.

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Sun Responds — Gently — to Novell’s OpenOffice.org FUD

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Sun explains the importance of quality assurance in OpenOffice.org

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The cost of free

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Furious! This describes the response of a portion of the Dutch free and open source afficionados when hearing about the idea that OpenOffice.org might get advertisements as part of the binary package. Jonathan Schwartz (Sun Microsystems), who launched the idea on his weblog (and already retracted it), was aware the idea could cause a furor.

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AbiWord Version 2.6.5 Works With Word 2007 and OpenOffice Writer

http://ostatic.com

AbiWord has been my favorite open source word processor for a long time, and it's now out in a new version 2.6.5, which adds some excellent features. If you haven't used this application (for Windows or Linux) before, definitely download it, and if you already use it, go for the upgrade.

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