AbiWord - an Alternative Word Processor

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OpenOffice.org is generally considered the flagship of productivity programs in the open source world, but it's not the only choice for many standard productivity tasks you need to get done from day to day.

I've looked at alternative word processor AbiWord previously, in a round-up of many different alternatives to OOo, but today I want to look at it in a lot more detail, and go through ...

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OpenOffice.org 3.0 Beta on the Mac vs. NeoOffice 2.2.3

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OpenOffice.org 3.0 Beta is now out, and available to download. It has been a long time coming now, and one of the big new features being trumpeted is native Mac support.

I thought I would cross over to Mac OS X for this FOSSwire post, to compare the new native OpenOffice.org there to an unofficial fork called NeoOffice that has offered native support for a while now ...

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OpenOffice.org tip - change the default save format

OpenOffice.org logo If you have to do a lot of document exchange with users of Microsoft Office (particularly) Word in your use of OpenOffice.org, you might have to constantly keep switching the save format when you come to save into the Microsoft format.

If you find yourself wanting to change the default save format, you can find this option in OOo's Preferences. This process works for versions of OpenOffice.org ...

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