Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 13th Oct 2008 11:36 UTC, submitted by M-Saunders
Features, Office After three years of development, OOo 3.0 is finally here with a bunch of new features and enhancements. Linux Format looks at the changes and rates the suite's overall performance, and you can try it yourself by downloading a copy from here.
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Ribbon interface
by darrelljon on Mon 13th Oct 2008 13:02 UTC
darrelljon
Member since:
2008-05-29

It would be nice to have a ribbon interface option (but keep a classic interface option too).

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RE: Ribbon interface
by ebasconp on Mon 13th Oct 2008 13:23 in reply to "Ribbon interface"
ebasconp Member since:
2006-05-09

It would be nice to have a ribbon interface option (but keep a classic interface option too).


I disagree.

ooo must continue its own line instead of follow the MSOffice steps... IMHO, I do not consider the ribbon interface useful or better than a well conceived system of classical menus.

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RE: Ribbon interface
by lemur2 on Mon 13th Oct 2008 22:24 in reply to "Ribbon interface"
lemur2 Member since:
2007-02-17

It would be nice to have a ribbon interface option (but keep a classic interface option too).


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ribbon_(computing)#Patent_controversy

Microsoft won't let OpenOffice use the ribbon interface concept without a legal fight.

Simply not worth it from OpenOffice point of view, I would have thought.

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