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New features planned for OpenOffice.org

Intro

This page is a roadmap for the features planned in future OpenOffice.org releases. For older releases, see the archives.

Caution:
The items listed here are under continuous development and the dates are therefore subject to change!

OpenOffice.org product planning


Upcoming OpenOffice.org versions

Features planned for OOo 3.3 (Third quarter 2010)

release motto "Fit and Trim", please also see Feature_Freeze_Testing_3.3 and Feature Overview

  • Writer
    • Compare documents also compares tables
    • FindBar: Additional toolbar which provides basic search functions.
  • Calc
    • Improve performance associated with row limit increase
    • Allow setting custom colors to sheet tabs in Calc.(cws calctabcolor)
  • Impress
    • Step back slideshow animations
  • Base
  • Math
    • Baseline alignment of formulas in starmath module (?)
  • Internal
    • switch to a distributed SCM
    • modularization of the build system

Features planned for OOo next

  • Overall
    • removal of old StarOffice binary filters (*.sdw, *.sdc, *.sdd)
    • SVG Import (cws ka102)
  • Calc
    • New spreadsheet functions and parameters according to ODFF (cws calcishmakkica)
    • Initial implementation of xlsx export filter (cws ooxml07)
  • Base
    • Upgrade of hsqldb from version 1.8 to 2.0 (cws hsqldb19)

Features planned for OOo 3.x

  • Overall
    • XForms Enhancements
    • XHTML import filter (?)
  • Writer
    • Possibility to rotate images in Writer

Roadmaps elsewhere

OpenOffice.org roadmap

http://development.openoffice.org/releases/ooo_roadmap.pdf

Project-Specific Wiki-Pages

Calc

See also the Calc Usability Activities page on this wiki.

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