Seacoast Professional Development Center, Exeter NH

Helping educators realize the potential of open source software as a tool for teaching and learning.

Open Source Software Tips and Resources

Open Office

  • Open Office / Microsoft Office Compatibility settings - set defaults to save documents in MS Office file formats - Instructions pdf
  • Open Office Install for Windows - Instructions (pdf)
  • Open Office - Initial Setup Instructions (pdf)
  • Change Windows defaults to open program for file extension types - Instructions (pdf)
  • Note - From 2007 Microsoft Office, you must Save As 2003/XP formats for compatibility to older versions of MSOffce AND Open Office.
  • There is a version of Open Office for Macs called NeoOffice.