New features in OpenOffice 2.4

New features in OpenOffice 2.4

Summary: The latest version of the free office-productivity suite boasts several enhancements to make it more competitive with rivals, like Microsoft Office.

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  • OpenOffice 2.4, which was released on Thursday, comes with an assortment of collaboratively engineered bug fixes and small, but significant, usability enhancements.

    This picture, for example, shows a new "persistent" icon list that allows users to store all their custom icons in one, easy-to-find place.

  • Many users had been asking for the capability to reverse the direction of the axes within a graph — a feature now included in OpenOffice's chart function.

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