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Calc2LaTeX is an OpenOffice.org Calc (Spreadsheet) macro for converting tables. It makes making tables on LaTeX very easy.

This extension will allow you to select a region in a spreadsheet, and generate a LaTeX tabular format of the spreadsheet.

Sun PDF Import Extension allows you to import and modify PDF documents. Best results with 100% layout accuracy can be achieved with the "PDF/ODF hybrid file" format, which this extension also enables. A hybrid PDF/ODF file is a PDF file that contains an embedded ODF source file. Hybrid PDF/ODF files will be opened in OpenOffice.org as an ODF file without any layout changes. Users without this extension can open the PDF part of the hybrid file with their PDF viewer.

The PDF Import Extension also allows you to import and modify PDF documents for non hybrid PDF/ODF files.

OOTranslator is an OpenOffice.org wrapper for Google Translate. In simpler terms, it's a utility which allows users of OpenOffice.org office suite to translate text from a document opened to any language. It does this using Google Translate library at the back end.

An OxygenOffice Extra - Gallery adds pictures, Clip Arts easily and briskly to your document.

Sun Weblog Publisher allows you to quickly create, edit and publish weblog entries on many popular Blog servers. It is easy to use so that any user can start blogging right away! Use the advanced word processing features of the Writer to create blogs with tables, bullets, hyperlinks, graphics, and spellchecking via the office suite's spellchecking technology
Supports a number of Blog platforms, including Roller, WordPress, Generic ATOM and Generic MetaWeblog.

You may also want to check out our other list of 8 amazing OpenOffice extensions which includes addons such as OpenOffice.org2GoogleDocs or Professional Template Pack II.

If you are using Ubuntu, read how to Install OpenOffice 3.1.1 in Ubuntu