Barney's Blog

Blog archive

Office 2007 Gains Native OpenDoc/PDF

Office 2007 is gaining a new service pack -- and this puppy isn't just about bug fixes, performance tweaks and random features that few will use. SP2 brings Office further into the open world with native support for the OpenDoc file format, letting you share files with your OpenOffice brethren. And finally it gains the built-in ability to save files as PDFs, rather than through a clumsy add-on.

Posted by Doug Barney on April 20, 2009 at 11:53 AM


Featured

  • Mixed-Reality Platform Microsoft Mesh Unveiled at Ignite

    The Ignite virtual conference put much of the spotlight on Microsoft Mesh, a new Azure-based platform for building "cross-platform mixed reality apps."

  • The 2021 Microsoft Product Roadmap

    From Windows 10X to the next generation of Microsoft's application server products, here are the product milestones coming down the pipeline in 2021.

  • 2021 Microsoft Conference Calendar: For Partners, IT Pros and Developers

    Here's your guide to all the IT training sessions, partner meet-ups and annual Microsoft conferences you won't want to miss.

  • Azure Active Directory B2C Service Goes Up to 'Four Nines'

    Microsoft recently announced an upcoming increase in the Azure Active Directory B2C service-level agreement (SLA).