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Released: Apache OpenOffice 4.1.14 Press Kit

Last updated May 7, 2002


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Welcome to the Press Kit page! Here are all the materials needed to easily familiarize members of the press, new users and developers from all over the world with, the project, and 1.0, the product.

The marketing materials featured on this page are freely available to the outside publishing community for their own use, and to users and developers for building physical press kits that will be distributed at conferences and presentations.

Press FAQ 1.0 Frequently Asked Questions

Press Releases 1.0 Released SDW | HTML Features

A short, bullet-point list of some of the new and exciting features of 1.0. If you want more detailed information, please see this extensive document (SXW | HTML | PDF) about many of the exciting new features we've added since StarOffice 5.2.

Introduction to 1.0 Flash Presentation

Easy to navigate Web-based Flash presentation that describes the suite and all its modules, complete with screen shots and examples. 1.0 Product Flyer

The 4-page product marketing flyer available for online browsing or printing and distribution.

International Marketing Communications & Information Contacts Network

Here is a linked list of members of the Marketing Project who are available in each country to answer questions by email (and by phone if you ask) and help you navigate the Web site and find information, resources or developers who share your interests in current and future initiatives.


The official, hi-res logos are available, if you would like to integrate them in your articles or printed materials. The index indicates what is there, and the Logo Readme explains the logo; an index.

CD & Floppy Disk Labels

CD distributors are encouraged to use these labels for standardized presentaion of CD media. The floppy disk labels are used for floppies that anyone can create to contain a text file of Useful Links. The floppy is included in the physical press kit. A CD Readme file explains the type and use of file.


Here are comments from users, developers and technology professionals about their experiences using beta versions of 1.0.

Luminary, Executive and Community Quotes

Laudatory quotes from Open Source and computer industry luminaries about and the future of Open Source on the desktop.

History, Milestones and Statistics

A timeline of key events in the history of our project. Some quotable numbers reflecting astonishing momentum as our community grows and 1.0 reaches the starting line.

Credits 1.0 was created by a huge community of developers and supporters, without whom no project of this size could be possible. We are proud that our relatively young project already has as many contributors as some of the oldest Open Source projects.

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