Openoffice3.2 RC1 is Released !

Announced today the release of Openoffice3.2 RC1, the new release comes with new features and improvements. Note that the final release of Openoffice 3.2 is planned for XX January 2010. The OOO3.2 RC1 release is now available for download and you can download it from the link bellow :

Download Openoffice3.2 RC1

Planned Features for final version of OOo 3.2

  • Performance improvements

    • startup performance improvements

    • ODF load/save performance improvements

  • Overall

    • Accessibility improvements

    • Implementation of ODF 1.2 Metadata

    • Support for Opentype/CFF fonts

    • Begin of support for Graphite Smart fonts

    • XHTML export filter update

    • Support for Quicklook on OS X

  • Writer

    • Stemming and morphological capabilities for Thesaurus

    • Better OOXML import / begin of .docx export

  • Calc

    • Bubble chart implementation for charting module

    • Improvements in Autofilter, DataPilot, Conditional formatting, ODFFormula

    • Allow to insert/delete into/from the middle of merged cells

  • Base

    • Search and replace capabilities to SQL-Editor

: The software in the following table is based on the final release but the final tests were not done yet. Therefore it cannot be seen as a released build and it is not recommended to deploy in a production environment. However, you are invited to use and test these builds. Please report any possible issues. For more information visit the homepage of the particular localization team.

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