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Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 216.54.109.3] on October 04, 2007 06:08 PM
Funny, the original Star Office in which OpenOffice.org is based had a Multiple Document interface. The controls would change when you switched document types. It had a taskbar / icon interface which did exactly the same things TABS do. OpenOffice.org removed that interface and went with separate tools. This was because the majority wanted it that way and complained Star Office was bloated. Now IBM brings it back. Except that instead of a task bar at the bottom of the document you now have tabs at the top and the memory requirements are worse than the old Star Office and the current Open Office combined.

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