Lodahl's blog: News in OpenOffice.org 2.3

03 September 2007

News in OpenOffice.org 2.3

It won't be long now. In a few weeks you can expect to see OpenOffice.org 2.3 on the street. But witch new features can you expect to find when you get your hands on it ?

This version is what's called a major release. Several new features is revealed here. Lets see now...

First of all, you will find a brand new way of creating charts. You can create very comprehensive charts from a various of data types.

You can find more information about the new charts here: http://wiki.services.openoffice.org/wiki/Chart2/Features2.3

The next thing you will find, is the report builder in Base. From now on, it's very easy to create nice reports from your data tables in Base. Read more about the report builder here: http://wiki.services.openoffice.org/wiki/SUN_Report_Builder

A very small, but useful new feature is the ability to export a text document as MediaWiki text. If you are writing Wiki text from time to time, I think you will find this little feature very useful.

Extensions are now capable of creating additional settings in OpenOffice.org.

When ?
Well, the release is planned for medio September. Lets hope that the plans hold.

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