OpenOffice's recent pace of development is good news for users, The beta of v3.0 already has noticeable visual and perfor¬mance improvements. A new Start Center is in and the newly integrated support for MS Office 2007 file formats works at a basic level.
Calc (for spread sheets) now supports more columns and Writer (for documents) adds formatting for notes in the margin. You can also view multiple pages at a time on widescreen monitors. If you want to further explore this ver-
sion, you can find the installation for this package on our DVD. download ,openoffice .org/3, 0 beta/