ODF support in Office

I took a few weeks off recently, which is why my blog has been fairly inactive the past month. I wanted to take a quick moment to point out some big news that’s been in the works for some time now. Today we announced a number of developments in the document formats arena. Doug Mahugh…


Video clip of the add-in for authoring Scientific Articles

If you want to get an idea of how the add-in works, Pablo has posted a short video:    Pablo suggested skipping to about 4:40 into the video to see the actual solution. For more information on the add-in, check out the blog: http://blogs.msdn.com/exscientia/archive/2008/03/25/short-video-clip-on-the-add-in.aspx -Brian


ODF editor believes Open XML standardization is good for ODF

Via Stephen McGibbon: http://notes2self.net/archive/2008/03/24/durusau-quot-opendocument-among-others-will-lose-if-openxml-loses-quot.aspx “Patrick Durusau has posted another thoughtful contribution to the document formats standardisation debate” -Brian


Big Interoperability Announcement

I’m traveling right now and don’t have a lot of time to go really deep on this, but today’s interoperability announcement is great for Microsoft for a lot of reasons. Gray Knowlton posted on this today, it’s a great read if you want to understand how Office and file formats are affected. Here’s an excerpt…