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Name OpenDocument Text
Version 1.1
Other names  
Identifiers MIME:  application/vnd.oasis.opendocument.text
PUID:  fmt/290
Family  
Classification Word Processor
Disclosure Full
Description OpenDocument (ODF) format is a generic format for office documents, such as text, spreadsheets, presentations, drawings, and databases. It was developed by OASIS, based on the original OpenOffice document format. The format is an open standard, and is supported by a variety of office software packages. ODF is an XML format, which may comprise a single XML document, or a collection of subdocuments within a package. The package format is the commonly used form, and comprises a standard ZIP package containing the XML content and any associated binary data, together with a manifest which lists the package content. An ODF text document contains word-processed text. The content is contained in a 'content' xml subdocument. Additional subdocuments contain style information, document metadata, and application-specific settings.
Orientation Binary
Byte order Little-endian (Intel)
Related file formats Has lower priority than OpenDocument Text (1.0)
Has lower priority than OpenDocument Text (1.2)
Has priority over ZIP Format  
Technical Environment  
Released  
Supported until  
Format Risk  
Developed by OASIS
Supported by None.
Source Digital Preservation Department / The National Archives
Source date 03 Nov 2010
Source description This format can be identified via a container signature in DROID version 6 or later. The PRONOM database cannot currently represent container signatures.
Last updated 19 Apr 2012
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