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Openoffice

  1. 1. OPEN OFFICE SUITE
  2. 2. SIMILARITIES <ul><li>Word Processor </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Microsoft Word : OpenOfiice Writer </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Spread Sheet </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Microsoft Excel : OpenOffice Calc </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Email and calender </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Outlook : Thunder bird and Sunbird by Mozilla.Need to be installed seperately. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Powerpoint : Impress </li></ul><ul><li>Access : Openoffice Base </li></ul>
  3. 3. Delusional Utopian Hippies vs. Cynical Corporate Greedheads <ul><li>Open Source Applications are often free. </li></ul><ul><li>Updates to theses applications are also free. </li></ul><ul><li>Open Source code is also free, like speech. </li></ul><ul><li>Open-Source Tends to Use Open Standards. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>OpenOffice.org can also read and write Microsoft files like Word's .doc and Excel's .xls </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Commercial Licensed Software Has a Company Behind the Code. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>In the past, this has resulted in a less polished interface and weaker documentation, but these elements have been substantially improved in OpenOffice.org 2.0. </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. System Support: Typical or Criminally Old Computers <ul><li>For most computers both OpenOffice and Microsoft Windows will work fine.While OpenOffice is said to be a bit slower, particularly in opening up complex documents in Microsoft's proprietary formats, the difference is negligible. </li></ul><ul><li>OpenOffice offers better support for older computers than the latest version of Microsoft Office. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Office 2003 says its minimum spec is a Pentium 450 MHz with 256 MB of RAM, while OpenOffice lists a Pentium 166 MHz processor with 128 MB of RAM. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>OpenOffice.org, Thunderbird, and Sunbird are all available as portable applications, while Microsoft Office 2003 is not. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Word Processors <ul><li>Writer features and benefits that Word 2003 doesn't have: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Creating PDFs. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Simplicity. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>HTML Production. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Writer Macros. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>File Size. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Word 2003 features and benefits that Writer doesn't have: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Grammar checking. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Support of Word Macros. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Advanced Features. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Animated Text. </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Spreadsheets <ul><li>Excel 2003 features and benefits that Calc doesn't have: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Support of Excel Macros and Pivot Tables. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Support of Excel Charts and Graphs. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Calc features and benefits that Excel 2003 doesn't have: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Creating PDFs. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Interface Details. </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Demo

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