Overview of the Application Modules

OpenOffice.org comprises several application modules (subprograms), which are designed to interact with each other.

Table 6.1. The OpenOffice.org Application Modules

WriterPowerful word processor application
CalcSpreadsheet application that includes a chart utility
DrawDrawing application for creating vector graphics
MathApplication for generating mathematical formulas
ImpressApplication for creating presentations

The discussion in this chapter is focused on Writer and Calc. The other modules are only explained briefly. A full description of each module is available in the online help (also see Section “Getting Help”).