eWEEK Labs OpenOffice.org 3.0 Walk-Through - More Columns
Also on the feature parity and file compatibility front, the version of Calc that comes with OpenOffice.org 3.0 now supports custom error bars in charts, and a boost in the number of columns a sheet can hold from 256 to 1,024. To compare, Microsoft raised its column limit in Excel 2007 from 256 to 16,384.
Nine years after Sun Microsystems bought StarOffice, the resulting OpenOffice.org project is ready to roll out its 3.0 release. Enhanced format compatibility and features keep the suite ahead of sibling products such as Lotus Symphony and inch OpenOffice.org nearer to parity with Microsoft Office.