Create and edit OpenOffice XML documents and various presentations supported by the same package. Generates PDF and Flash formats with support for templates, macro recording, and software development KIT known as SDK. Includes support for multiple languages as well.
StarOffice 8 is an open source software that consists of five independent programs: Star Office Writer (a powerful word processor), Impress (presentation), Calc (spreadsheet), Base (data base utility) and Draw (a drawing program).
Same as Microsoft Office suites, the software calls the necessary program to accomplish the desired duty.
The StarOffice Calc is the spreadsheet application. Much as the Microsoft Excel program, it includes all the regular utilities and also some new features such as: open a new document as HTML, XML, formula, business card, templates, etc., wizards for creating fax, agenda, presentation, web page, etc., export a document as PDF, XHTML, XLS, CSV, etc., printer settings from the application; undo, redo and repeat capacities; documents comparison; direct insertion of hyperlinks, tables, notes, pictures, applets, sounds and movies, etc.; pictures gallery; XML filters; digital signature. It also includes an extensive Help file.
The StarOffice Base is the data base application. Similar to the Microsoft Access part of the MS Office, it includes very easy to use wizards for creating queries, tables, forms and reports. Compatible with many data base formats, and also all the facilities above mentioned (pictures and backgrounds gallery, navigator, etc.). more