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org/welcome/re adme.html This file contains important information about this program. Please read this in formation very carefully before starting work. The OpenOffice.org Community, responsible for the development of this product, w ould like to invite you to participate as a community member. As a new user, you can check out the OpenOffice.org site with helpful user information at http://w ww.openoffice.org/about_us/introduction.html Also read the sections below about getting involved in the OpenOffice.org projec t. Is OpenOffice.org really free for any user? ---------------------------------------------------------------------OpenOffice.org is free for use by everybody. You may take this copy of OpenOffic e.org and install it on as many computers as you like, and use it for any purpos e you like (including commercial, government, public administration and educatio nal use). For further details see the license text delivered together with OpenO ffice.org or http://www.openoffice.org/license.html Why is OpenOffice.org free for any user? ---------------------------------------------------------------------You can use this copy of OpenOffice.org today free of charge because individual contributors and corporate sponsors have designed, developed, tested, translated , documented, supported, marketed, and helped in many other ways to make OpenOff ice.org what it is today - the world's leading open-source office software. If you appreciate their efforts, and would like to ensure OpenOffice.org continu es into the future, please consider contributing to the project - see http://con tributing.openoffice.org for details. Everyone has a contribution to make. ---------------------------------------------------------------------Notes on Installation ---------------------------------------------------------------------System Requirements ---------------------------------------------------------------------* * * * * Microsoft Windows 2000 (Service Pack 4 or higher), XP, Vista, or Windows 7 Pentium compatible PC (Pentium III or Athlon recommended) 256 MB RAM (512 MB RAM recommended) Up to 1.5 GB available hard disk space 1024x768 resolution (higher resolution recommended), at least 256 colors

Please be aware that administrator rights are needed for the installation proces s. Registration of OpenOffice.org as default application for Microsoft Office forma ts can be forced or suppressed by using the following command line switches with the installer:

View . you must remove the us er data directory {user data}/uno_packages.g. * /msoreg=0 will suppress registration of OpenOffice.org to start after an administrative installation. After this con version.2 that may require yo ur action if you downgrade your version of OpenOffice. Difficulties displaying 3D objec ts can often be solved by deactivating the option "Use OpenGL" under 'Tools . for example ~/.org will convert your extension database to the new B erkeley database format when extensions are installed or removed.org.3D view'.org .openoffice. Please make sure you have enough free memory in the temporary directory on your system and that read. ---------------------------------------------------------------------Problems During Program Startup ---------------------------------------------------------------------Difficulties starting OpenOffice.org .org. You can get the file from http://www. write and run access rights have been granted.org versions prior to 3.org as default application for Microsoft Office formats.org (e. and restart your computer: [OpenOffice.aspx?familyid=9B2DA534-3E0 3-4391-8A4D-074B9F2BC1BF Please be aware that administrator rights are needed for the installation proces s.org/3/user /uno_packages. Downgrading to an earlier version may result in a dysfunctional installation. This file is required f or OpenOffice. ---------------------------------------------------------------------Extension Database Incompatibility ---------------------------------------------------------------------The Berkeley database engine has been upgraded in this version of OpenOffice.com/downloads/details.ini" configuration file. applications hang) as well as problem s with the screen display are often caused by the graphics card driver.org] .org document s when you slide your finger across an ALPS/Synaptics touchpad.OpenOffice. If you perform an administrative installation using setup /a. you need to make s ure that the file msvc90. To enable touchpad scrolling. If you downgrade to an earlier version of OpenOffice.dll is installed on the system.Op tions . and reinstall all extensions.or g.* /msoreg=1 will force registration of OpenOffice. If these problems occur. ---------------------------------------------------------------------ALPS/Synaptics notebook touchpads in Windows ---------------------------------------------------------------------Due to a Windows driver issue. please update your graphics card driver or try using the graphi cs driver delivered with your operating system.org as default application for Microsoft Office formats. you cannot scroll through OpenOffice.microsoft. Close all o ther programs before starting the installation. add the following lines to the "C:\Program Files\S ynaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh. The database engine upgrade introduces an incompatibility with user data for i nstalled extensions for OpenOffice. This version of OpenOffice. the database can no longer be read by earlier versions of OpenOffice.

see http:/ /www. For more information on this topic. While registration is optional. ---------------------------------------------------------------------Important Accessibility Notes ---------------------------------------------------------------------For more information on the accessibility features in OpenOffice. the problem cannot be na rrowed down to a certain version number.org Help or the Help documention of your operating system. you can return and register at a ny time at by choosing "Help .Document as E-mail' or 'Document as P DF Attachment' problems might occur (program crashes or hangs).org Community takes every precaution to safeguard your personal data.org move more rapidly in setting new standards for the creation of the next-generation office suite.org ---------------------------------------------------------------------When sending a document via 'File . .org Help. we encourage you t o register.Registration" from the main menu.org. Alternatively. If a key combination in OpenOffice.Send . Through its Pri vacy Policy. ---------------------------------------------------------------------User Survey ---------------------------------------------------------------------There is also a User Survey located online which we encourage you to fill out.org Community takes every precaution to safeguard yo ur personal data. since the information enables the community to make an even better s oftware suite and address user needs directly. you can change the keys assigned by your operating system. To rectify such conflicts. Through its Privacy Policy. For more information visit http://www. T he User Survey results will help OpenOffice. refer to the OpenOffice .m icrosoft.org/access/ ---------------------------------------------------------------------Registration ---------------------------------------------------------------------Please take a little time to complete the minimal Product Registration process w hen you install the software. the O penOffice.org does not work as de scribed in the OpenOffice. check if that shortcut is already used by th e operating system.org. the OpenOffice.com to search the Microsoft Knowledge Base for "mapi dll". ---------------------------------------------------------------------Shortcut Keys ---------------------------------------------------------------------Only shortcut keys (key combinations) not used by the operating system can be us ed in OpenOffice. Unfortunately. you can change almost any key assignmen t in OpenOffice.FC = "SALFRAME" SF = 0x10000000 SF = 0x00004000 The location of the configuration file might vary on different versions of Windo ws. ---------------------------------------------------------------------Problems When Sending Documents as E-mails From OpenOffice.org. If you missed the registration at installation.openoffice. This is due to t he Windows system file "Mapi" (Messaging Application Programming Interface) whic h causes problems in some file versions.

services. Alternatively.---------------------------------------------------------------------User Support ---------------------------------------------------------------------The main support page http://support.openoffice.org.openoffice. We encourage all users to feel entitled and wel come to report issues that may arise on your particular platform.services.c heck the Community Forum at http://user. all you need to do is sen d an email self-introduction and jump right in. you can send in your questions to users@openoffice .org source code was r eleased back in October 2000.org/wiki/Documenta tion/FAQ.openoffice.org Community would very much benefit from your active participat ion in the development of this important open source project.openoffice. If you are familiar with Open So urce Projects. and gradually use the mail archives to familiarize you rself with many of the topics covered since the OpenOffice. ---------------------------------------------------------------------Reporting Bugs & Issues ---------------------------------------------------------------------The OpenOffice. Subscribe ---------------------------------------------------------------------- . How to subscribe to the list (to get an email response) is explained on th is page: http://wiki.org/podrska.org How to Start ---------------------------------------------------------------------The best way to start contributing is to subscribe to one or more of the mailing lists.openoffice. Za podršku unutar zajednice OpenOffice. lurk for a while. our mechanism for reporting.o penoffice.org/ offers various possibilitie s for help with OpenOffice.org or search the ar chives of the 'users@openoffice.org' mailing list at http://www. check out our To-Dos list and see if there is anything you would like to help with at http://development. ---------------------------------------------------------------------Getting Involved ---------------------------------------------------------------------The OpenOffice. Your question may have already been answered . When you're comfortable.org/m ail_list. As a user.openoffice.org korisnika u Srbiji posetite http://sr.org. З од ш н дн OpenOffice.org/wiki/Website/Content/help/mailingli sts. Please join and check out the u ser page at http://www.org.org/todo. Dopisna lista na srpskom jeziku je dostupna na e-ad resi users@sr.html. track ing and solving bugs and issues.html . you are already a valuable part of the suite's development process an d we would like to encourage you to take an even more active role with a view to being a long-term contributor to the community.html.org о н С о http://sr. Posetite prethodnu stranicu da saznate o pretplati na listu i pretražite javno dostupnu arhivu.openoffice Also check the FAQ section at http://wiki.openoffice.openoffice.services. Energetic repo rting of issues is one of the most important contributions that the user communi ty can make to the ongoing development and improvement of the suite.org Web site hosts IssueZilla.

You can help by joining the Marketing Communications & Information Network on ht tp://marketing.html * News: announce@openoffice.org *recommended to all users* (light traffic) * Main user forum: user@openoffice.Here are a few of the Project mailing lists to which you can subscribe at http:/ /www.org/index.openoffice. The OpenOffice.openoffice. Linu x Users Groups and developers in your country and local community.org *beyond development* (getting heavy) * General code contributor list: dev@openoffice. consultants.org/contacts. schools. Portions Copyright 1996. government agencies.org Marketing Project is applying both guerilla and traditional commercial te chniques to marketing open source software. and we are doing it across language and cultural barriers.html where you can provide point communic ation contact with press. Yes. Porting and Groupware to some real core coding projects. media. 1998 Netscap e Communications Corporation. so you can help just by spreading the word and telling a friend about this office suite. you! At http://projects. If you a re not a developer.openoffice. The OpenOffi ce.org/mail_list.openoffice. 1999 James Clark. try the Documentation or the Marketing Project.org (moderate/heavy) Joining one or more Projects ---------------------------------------------------------------------You can make major contributions to this important open source project even if y ou have limited software design or coding experience.org *easy way to lurk on discussions* (heavy traffic) * Marketing project: dev@marketing. We hope you enjoy working with the new OpenOffice. .org 3.3 and will join us onlin e.html you will find projects ranging from Localization.org Community ---------------------------------------------------------------------Used / Modified Source Code ---------------------------------------------------------------------Portions Copyright 1998.

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