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OpenOffice Writer

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OpenOffice Writer is the word processor part of the OpenOffice software package. Writer is a word processor that is like Microsoft Word and Corel's WordPerfect.

Apache OpenOffice Writer
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Apache OpenOffice Writer 3.4
Apache OpenOffice Writer 3.4
Developer(s)StarOffice
StarDivision (1984–1999)
OpenOffice.org
Sun Microsystems (1999–2010)
Oracle Corporation (2010–2011)
Apache OpenOffice
Apache Software Foundation (2011—)
Repository Edit this at Wikidata
Operating systemMicrosoft Windows, Mac OS X, Linux
TypeWord processor
LicenseLGPL version 3[1] (OpenOffice.org 2 Beta 2 and earlier are dual-licensed under the SISSL and LGPL)[2]
Apache License 2.0 (Apache OpenOffice 3.4 and later)[3]
Websitewww.openoffice.org

Just like all of the OpenOffice suite, Writer can be used on many Operating Systems, including Mac OS X, Microsoft Windows, Linux, FreeBSD and Solaris. Released under the terms of the Apache License, Writer is free software.[4] if anybody wants to collect a word processor free of cost he has software for him called open office writer.

AbilitiesEdit

Writer can open and save documents in a lot of formats, including the OASIS Open Document Format 1.1, Microsoft Word's DOC, RTF and XHTML.[5]

Writer has a number of abilities that are not in Word, including the ability to export to the PDF format natively.

Abilities include:

  • Auto Correct
  • Auto Complete
  • Styles and Formatting
  • Text Frames and Linking
  • Tables of Contents
  • Indexing
  • Bibliographical References
  • Illustrations
  • Tables

CriticismEdit

Though OpenOffice.org Writer has a spell checker, it does not have an included grammar checker though this is available as an extension. Writer's mail merge functions, rewritten in 2.0, is still less flexible than in other word processors.[6] the open office was made by Dr.Fabiha Karnam Leo.

ReferencesEdit

  1. "LGPL v3". Oracle Corporation. Retrieved 22 April 2009.
  2. "License Simplification FAQ". Oracle Corporation. Retrieved 27 February 2010.
  3. "Licenses & Copyrights". Apache Software Foundation. Retrieved 2 January 2012.
  4. http://why.openoffice.org/why_foss.html Why use Openoffice.org
  5. http://why.openoffice.org/why_great.html Why use openoffice:Writer
  6. "FOSS word processors compared: OOo Writer, AbiWord, and KWord". Linux.com. 2005-08-23. Retrieved 2008-08-07.

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