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OpenOffice 3.0 for Mac Now Available

OpenOffice 3.0 for Mac Now Available

Posted October 13, 2008 at 2:22pm by iClarified
Following three years of continuous improvement, has now reached the landmark version 3.0, with a host of new features including native support for Mac OS X users.

New Core Features
- 1.1 Mac OS X Support
- 1.2 ODF 1.2 support
- 1.3 Microsoft Office 2007 Import Filters
- 1.4 Solver
- 1.5 Chart Enhancements
- 1.6 Improved Crop Feature in Draw and Impress
- 1.7 Spreadsheet Collaboration Through Workbook Sharing
- 1.8 1024 Columns Per Calc Sheet (Instead of 256)
- 1.9 Display of Multiple Writer Pages While Editing
- 1.10 Improved Notes Feature in Writer
- 1.11 New, Fresh-Looking Icons
- 1.12 Start Center
- 1.13 Native Tables in Impress
- 1.14 Enhanced XML support and updated XSLT based filters

Core Features Introduced With Minor Releases Since 2.0
- 2.1 PDF/A Support
- 2.2 New Chart Component
- 2.3 VBA Support
- 2.4 Programmability Enhancements
- 2.5 Transformation of CSV Data Inside Cells into Columns within Calc
- 2.6 Language Selector in Writer Toolbar
- 2.7 Maximum Page Size Enlarged for Draw (300cm x 300cm)
- 2.8 Enhanced PDF Export
- 2.9 Multiple Monitor Support in Impress
- 2.10 Miscellaneous Features

Features Released as Extensions and Complimentary Tools
- 3.1 Extension Repository
- 3.2 Calendar and Email Client (Mozilla Thunderbird and Lightning)
- 3.3 Presentation Minimizer Extension
- 3.4 Report Builder Extension
- 3.5 Wiki Publisher Extension
- 3.6 Presenter Console Extension
- 3.7 PDF Import Extension

You can head to to download the en-US, da, de, fr, it, ja, ru, sv versions, and monitor the platforms and languages page for details of the availability of other versions.

OpenOffice 3.0 for Mac Now Available
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klasifa - October 13, 2008 at 7:29pm
I am sure they are talking about compatibility etc, not some cosmetic icons. LOL
George - October 13, 2008 at 4:59pm
ok, is there a way or an icon set that will make icon in neoffice look exactly the same as in my office 2003 programs? tnx
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