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What's new in the new OpenOffice suite...
But the most important change in Writer is the addition of View -> Zoom -> Columns. This new view allows you to display as many pages as you want side by side. It is particularly useful if you check the Book Mode box, so that you can display a document the way it would appear in a book, with the first page alone on the right, and subsequent two-page spreads appearing together. Until now, the only way to see a two-page spread was by selecting File -> Page Preview, which gave you a view that both required fiddling and was uneditable. For designers, Book Mode means that document design suddenly has fewer distractions and is therefore much easier.
 read more | mail this link | score:6251 | -Ray, April 7, 2008
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