OpenOfficeOrg Addin

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The Creative Commons Add-in for (OOo Extension Page) allows license information to be embedded in Writer, Impress and Calc documents.

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The latest version of the plugin is 0.6.1, available for download here: ccooo.oxt.

To install:

  1. Download the plugin
  2. Open
  3. Go to the Tools menu and select Extension Manager. Click Add and select the file you downloaded.
  4. After the installation process completes, restart The Creative Commons menu options will be located at the bottom of the Insert menu.

To upgrade:

  1. Open
  2. Go to the Tools menu and select Extension Manager. Select ccooo.oxt and click the Updates... button. will check for updates and prompt you to download the new version, if available.


Known Issues

  • The first time a license is selected, the add-in reads the RDF database of licenses from the disk resulting in a noticeable pause.
  • Stale release.
  • Issues should be added to

Future Features

  • Make a release (last Nov 2007) incorporating Flickr Image Re-Use for
  • Internationalization
  • Display license information when opening CC licensed documents [This was part of Cassio's original codebase; disabled for the initial release until it's adapted to the new package layout; shouldn't be difficult -- Nathan]]
  • Educational component (wizard) assists people in selecting appropriate license types for their desires
  • Support for Draw
  • Support for ODF 1.2 metadata (not yet supported by OOo)
  • Debian and Fedora packaging?

See also

External links

OpenOfficeOrg Addin
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