what is an Open Office Document?

Posted on 2012-08-22
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I have just been reading something where it states, "the list is in Microsoft Word and in Open Office Document format."

What does - Open Office Document format mean?

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Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3] earned 500 total points
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Open Office is a free "office" tool with +- the same functionality than MS Office:

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BlueYonder earned 500 total points
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Open Office is a Open Source Competitor to Microsoft Office.  The majority of the suite is the same except for outlook and access.
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Xaelian earned 500 total points
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Open Office Documents have the extension .odt, you can open these documents with MS Word and you can also open MS Word documents with openoffice.

Open Office is an Open Source equilavent of MS Word. But OpenOffice is free. You can take a look at their website http://www.openoffice.org
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KCTS earned 500 total points
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Open Office is a software package (like Microsoft Office), which was developed by Star, then went trough the hands of Sun, Oracle, Its now distributed by Apache.

See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/OpenOffice for details

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thanks a lot, lot of helpful info.

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