16 Results for

openoffice.org writer


Free LibreOffice office suite beefs up with version 4.0

The free open-source alternative to Microsoft Office now has a new edition with enhancements for both users and developers.

By February 7, 2013


Online word processors: Awesome and primitive

Web 2.0 is built on the idea of styles, so it's astounding when the best and brightest of online applications fails to support styles in user documents.

By January 21, 2011


Who needs Microsoft Office? Freeware puts twists on old apps

Free programs such as the Jarte word processor and Gnumeric spreadsheet have features their Office equivalents lack.

By September 16, 2009


Convert your PDFs to MS Word

Converting just about any file to PDF is as easy as hitting your Print button. Try going in the other direction and you'll meet an insane number of roadblocks and potholes. Here's a collection of conversion utilities to help you find your way.

By March 27, 2009


Make sure Word, OpenOffice.org Writer play well together

With a few settings tweaks and cautious formatting, you can keep from losing features when moving files between the two word processors.

By February 5, 2008


Enhance OpenOffice.org with free extensions and templates

Give your Writer documents, Calc spreadsheets, and Impress presentations more impact by using the great add-ons for the productivity suite.

By June 6, 2008


Smooth the transition to OpenOffice.org

You can add fonts, templates, extensions, and other features to ease the adjustment to OpenOffice.org's suite of productivity applications.

By April 23, 2008


Three ways to avoid problems when sharing Office files

Make sure the people you send Word documents and Excel spreadsheets can open, view, and work on the files.

By April 10, 2008


OpenOffice 2.4 is out. Verdict? It's excellent

OpenOffice just keeps getting better. 2.4 is excellent.

By March 28, 2008


Year in review: New players enliven open source

Yahoo, Google, Adobe, Sun Microsystems, and even Microsoft freshen up the open-source marketplace.

December 21, 2007