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OpenOffice (OO) is such a powerful office suite but it’s a shame most people are not even aware of its power and functionalities, which all come for FREE!
Here are some of the drawing features that are unleashed when you select File > New > Drawing from the main OO menu.
General Drawing Window:
Drop-Down List of Arrows:
Drop-Down List of 3-D Effects (you can transform any shape into 3-D object):
You can arrange the layering (front/back) of multiple objects relative to one another:
You can align the edges of multiple objects relative to one another or center them vertically and horizontally:
You can fill your objects with pen hatching marks:
You can connect your shapes with many different connectors:
OO Draw comes with built-in drag-and-drop graphic images and exploding stars, etc. (perfect for ads, certificates, etc.)
You can tear individual graphic tabs from the menu and use them all at once on the same drawing!
This is just a snapshot of the few capabilities of this free drawing program. Do you still think you need MS Visio?