OpenOffice offers a million rows in Calc spreadsheet
As a spreadsheet, Calc now supports 1,048,576 rows as it constantly plays catch-up with Microsoft Excel, (although any user seriously considering million-row spreadsheets needs to find out what a database is pretty soon). The ability to colour-code workbook tabs from the new colour picker may be rather more appealing.
Released this summer with the final product expected soon, OpenOffice 3.3 beta is giving the Microsoft office 2010 proprietary suite of productivity applications a good run for its money. Adrian Bridgwater takes a look at the free, open source office productivity suite.