to use your questions as a guide. Send
yours to email@example.com
is a suite of software that has the same purposes as Microsoft Office.
It is an open
source software project that was originated by Sun
Microsystems, and is written to be an alternative to Microsoft Office.
It stores its files in an open format file, making it possible to avoid
a vendor lock-in. The file format is supported by many software
vendors, making it possible to import and export effectively among
It is available for free.
Open Office is available in versions that run on most operating systems
like Microsoft Windows, Macintosh and Linux, among others.
Open office will open files created by Microsoft Office, without their
macros. It saves in Microsoft Office formats so you can
generally exchange files with your associates who use MSOffice. When
saving a file with Open Office, select the appropriate MSOffice format.
The main Open Office components are:
- Writer - word processor (like MS Word)
- Calc - spreadsheet (like Excel)
- Impress - presentation (like Powerpoint)
- Base - data manager (like Access)
- Draw - drawing tools (like the ones found in MSOffice)
- Math - equation editor (for showing complex math in Writer,
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