O'Reilly European Open Source Convention - October 17-20, 2005 - Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Session

What's New in OpenOffice.org 2.0 and StarOffice 8?
Falko Tesch

Track: Linux
Date: Tuesday, 18 October 2005
Time: 11:35 - 12:20
Location: Grand Ballroom

Tenhumberg's presentation demos of all the new features in OpenOffice.org 2.0 and StarOffice 8 and gives an overview of what the new version of the office suite is capable of. Among the features to be shown are:

  • The new database front end (OpenOffice.org Base)
  • The improved PDF export
  • The extended PivotTable support
  • The new multi-pane view in Impress
  • The improved support for animation effects and slide transitions
  • The new format paintbrush and the enhance word count feature
  • The XForms support
  • The digital signature feature
  • The new mail merge wizard
  • Management and migration tools



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