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OpenOffice.org 3.3.0 released

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The newest Release of OpenOffice.org is out now and available for download. New things are described in detail in the Feature Overview. The technical Release Notes are also available.

Productivity Enhancements

New Custom Properties Handling

New Custom Properties Handling OpenOffice.org allows users to define any number of custom document properties as name/value pairs in the File > Properties dialog. With version 3.3 it is possible to also define DateTime values and values that contain a duration.

Embedding of Standard PDF Fonts

In previous versions, the standard PDF standard fonts (Times, Helvetica, Courier, Symbol and ZapfDingbats) were only embedded into the resulting PDF when the resulting file was of the PDF/A type, since the PDF/A standards requires this. In version 3.3, you can optionally embed these fonts in all PDF documents created by OpenOffice.org to enhance display accuracy in PDF viewers.

New Narrow Font Family

Oracle contributed a narrow font family to the free and open source Liberation font families. Being metrically compatible to the Arial Narrow font, widely used on Microsoft Windows systems, this font family now completes the Liberation family and delivers a compatible and free set of fonts available on all platforms.

Increased Document Protection in Writer and Calc

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