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OpenOffice vs LibreOffice – All You Need To Know!

OpenOffice.org that was an open source of office suite introduced OpenOffice and LibreOffice. These two suits are updated on the regular basis, and the users of these programs are increasing with the passage of time. If you never use these programs and have no idea that which is the better option for you then here is a brief description for you so you can get an idea that which program is best for you.

In 2011, the Oracle got Sun Microsystems who modified the name of the StarOffice to Oracle Open Office that was terminated later. Some of the workers did not want to work on this project anymore, so they left and launched the LibreOffice that is a branch of OpenOffice.org. The OpenOffice.org trademark was acquired by the Apache Software Foundation and renamed it as an office suit Apache OpenOffice.

Features

The programs named OpenOffice and LibreOffice are available for the clients free of cost and both programs are offered in a new version. You can use Mac, Linux, and Windows to use the programs. The applications that are offered by the programs include presentations, documents, databases, and spreadsheets. Moreover, there is no difference in the interfaces of both of the programs.

Sidebars

In each office suite, there is a default theme available for the word processing program. The OpenOffice contains sidebars, but there is no sidebar in the LibreOffice that is developed for the demonstration of widescreen. It does not mean that the LibreOffice is deprived of this feature, but you can enable this feature by simply Clicking the Tools, then tap Options, select the LibreOffice, click on Advanced. Now, go to the Enable Experimental Features. Restart the program and tap View, then click on the Sidebar.

Word count

Another major difference between these two office suites is relevant to the status bar. The status bar in the LibreOffice is positioned at the bottom of the screen along with a live updating word count. But if you are using the OpenOffice and want to check the word count then you have to go to the Tool option, and click on the option of the word count.

Font

The LibreOffice offer you the opportunity to insert a font in the document but first you need to activate this feature. Just go to File, then choose properties, and turn on this feature. This feature is not available in the OppenOffice.

Incorporation

The user of LibreOffice has an advantage that they can incorporate the OpenOffice program into the LibreOffice. On the other hand, the OpenOffice does not provide such type of feature, so the users of the OpenOffice are not able to incorporate the LibreOffice program into the OpenOffice. So it is the big advantage for the users if LibreOffice that they can use two programs simultaneously.

No matter you are using LibreOffice or OpenOffice program, both programs are fine to use because these programs are powerful free office suits. Both programs are much similar to each other, and it is not an easy job to notify the difference if you are a beginner.

Re-Partition in Windows 10

How to Re-Partition in Windows 10

If you are concerned about the availability of less volume of any partition in your Hard Disk, you can re-size it easily. You can perform it by using different ways such as by using a third-party software or with the help of Disk Management that is a handy built-in utility in Windows 10. You can use Disk Management not only in Windows 10 but also in Windows 7, 8 and 8.1. Unlike a third-party software, it does not require any downloading or installation that can waste your precious time. So what you need to do is to use Disk Management to resize the partition. Let’s have a look what are the steps you need to follow in this context.

You can access this utility by using multiple ways.

Way#1: To open Disk Management, you need to Press “Windows + X” keys to show the hidden Start menu in Windows 10. Look here for “Disk Management” feature. As soon as you get the feature, just click to access it.

Way#2: Open “Windows Explorer” and click “This PC” in the left pane. As soon as you select it, on the top of the window, there will appear a few options. You have to select “Manage” from them. It will take you to the “Computer Management” utility where you can see Disk Management” in the left pane.

  • When you open this service, you will see all of the hard disk drives and their volume details in it.
  • You should look for the drive that needs to be re-sized. Right-click the drive to view its context menu.
  • From the list, you should select one of the two options i.e. Extend Volume or Shrink Volume.

Extend Volume: If the small amount is allocated to the drive and you need to increase its size, you should select “Extend Volume” option from the list.

Shrink Volume: If the drive has a significant volume and you want to reduce its size, you need to select “Shrink Volume” option here.

  • As soon as you choose one of the above-discussed options, there will appear a window where you will see the available size of the drive and your desired size option. You can calculate the total size and then put the final digits to resize the drive according to your preferences.
  • Once you have done with it, you should click Shrink or Extend option given there.
  • Now return to the Start Screen. Go to “This PC” by using Windows Explorer and view the volume of all of the drives in Hard Disk. Check whether you have successfully done your job or not? It will show you the size of every partition.

That’s all guys! It takes a couple of minutes if you use Disk Management tool for this purpose. It will.