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Introduction In this document, it will be read the whole information about the Office Suite. With this, you will learn everything you must know. The different types of Office Suite, the advantages and disadvantages between them, etc.



A set of business applications with the same style of user interface. Typically sold as a package, although single applications may be purchased separately, Microsoft Office has been the most popular suite on the market. The primary programs are word processing, spreadsheet and presentation graphics; for example, Word, Excel and PowerPoint from Microsoft and Pages, Numbers and KeyNote from Apple.

In computing, an office suite, sometimes called an office software suite or productivity suite, is a collection of productivity programs intended to be used by knowledge workers. The components are generally distributed together, have a consistent user interface and usually can interact with each other, sometimes in ways that the operating system would not normally allow.

Popular office suites LibreOffice Microsoft Office Google Docs. Apache Open Office

Apache OpenOffice Is


leading open-source office



suite for word

presentations, graphics, databases and

more. It is available in many languages and works on all common computers. It stores all your data in an international open standard format and can also read and write files from other common office software packages. It can be downloaded and used completely free of charge for any purpose. Apache OpenOffice is the result of over twenty years' software engineering. Designed from the start as a single piece of software, it has a consistency other products cannot match. A completely open development process means that anyone can report bugs, request new features, or enhance the software. The result: Apache OpenOffice

does everything you want your office software to do, the way you want it to. Apache OpenOffice is easy to learn, and if you're already using another office software package, you'll take to OpenOffice straight away. Our world-wide native-language community means that OpenOffice is probably available and supported in your own language. And if you already have files from another office package - OpenOffice will probably read them with no difficulty. Best of all, Apache OpenOffice can be downloaded and used entirely free of any license fees. Apache OpenOffice is released under the Apache 2.0 License. This means you may use it for any purpose domestic, commercial, educational, public administration. You may install it on as many computers as you like. You may make copies and give them away to family, friends, students, employees - anyone you like.

If you download it you can get:

 Writer a word processor you can use for anything from writing a quick letter to producing an entire book.

 Calc a powerful spread sheet with all the tools you need to calculate, analyze, and present your data in numerical reports or sizzling graphics.  Impress the fastest, most powerful way to create effective multimedia presentations.  Draw lets you produce everything from simple diagrams to dynamic 3D illustrations.  Base lets you manipulate databases seamlessly. Create and modify tables, forms, queries, and reports, all from within Apache OpenOffice.  Math lets you create mathematical equations with a graphic user interface or by directly typing your formulas into the equation editor.

Microsoft Office Suite

Microsoft Office is an office suite of desktop applications, servers and services for the Microsoft Windows and OS X operating systems, announced by Bill Gates of Microsoft on August 1, 1988 at COMDEX in Las Vegas. Initially a marketing term for a bundled set of applications, the





contained Microsoft

Word, Microsoft

Excel and Microsoft PowerPoint. Over the years, Office applications have grown substantially closer with shared features such as a commonspell checker, OLE data integration and Visual Basic for Applications scripting language. Microsoft also positions Office as a development platform for line-of-business software under he Office Business Applications brand.

Word Microsoft Word is a word processor and was previously considered the main program in Office. Its proprietary DOC format is considered a de facto standard, although Word 2007 can also use a new XML-based, Microsoft Office-optimized format called .DOCX, which has been standardized by Ecma International as Office Open XML, and its SP2 update supports PDF and a limited ODF. Word is also available in some editions of Microsoft Works. It is available for the Windows and OS X platforms.

Excel Microsoft Excel is a spreadsheet program that originally competed with the dominant Lotus 1-2-3, and eventually outsold it. It is available for the Windows and OS X platforms. Microsoft released the first version

of Excel for the Mac OS in 1985, and the first Windows version in November 1987. It provided more functionality than the previous version

Power point Microsoft PowerPoint is a presentation program for Windows and OS X. It is used to create slideshows, composed of text, graphics, and other objects, which can be displayed on-screen and shown by the presenter or printed out on transparencies or slides.

Access Microsoft



system from Microsoft that Database

Engine with



a graphical

a database


the relational Microsoft user

interface and



development tools. It is a member of the Microsoft Office suite of applications, included in the Professional and higher editions or sold separately. Microsoft Access stores data in its own form at based on the Access Jet Database Engine. It can also import or link directly to data stored in other applications and databases.

Differences Microsoft Office and OpenOffice offer products that are used for similar purposes. However, both systems differ from each other. Microsoft Office belongs to the Microsoft Company, while OpenOffice is freesource software, meaning it is open to general users for free use and development. Microsoft is more popularly used than OpenOffice.

Advantages Apache OpenOffice  It's Open Source  It's Free  Consistent user interface.  Cross-platform

Microsoft Office  Simple Editing  Add Videos to Documents  Cloud Integration  Tablet-Friendly  Read Mode

Disadvantages Apache OpenOffice  It's Written By Geeks, For Geeks  automation will therefore be difficult;  many resources are needed  most of the current implementation has very limited scripting support

Microsoft Office  New User Interface  Live Layout  Office Graphics

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