Switching Office Suites from Microsoft Office to OpenOffice.org How to set up OpenOffice.org to work how you want it with templates and clip art, configurations, shortcuts, and more. Solveig Haugland, February 2008 GetOpenOffice.org
It’s Time to Switch
You’ve been thinking about it for a while. You’ve seen the PDF converter and sighed longingly; you’ve blushed before the skeptical glances of your open-source and anti-Microsoft friends who say “You’re still using Microsoft Office?” you’re looking at your budget and wondering why you would pay to get Microsoft Office 2007. And you’ve received Word 2007 files and haven’t been able to open them, so you know there’s going to be some file format issues no matter what you do.
But you haven’t switched over to OpenOffice.org. Quite yet