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Name OpenDocument Graphics
Version 1.2
Other names  
Identifiers MIME:  application/
PUID:  fmt/297
Classification Image (Vector)
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 drawing document contains drawing data. The content is contained in a 'content' xml subdocument. Additional subdocuments contain style information, document metadata, and application-specific settings.
Orientation Binary
Byte order  
Related file formats Has priority over ZIP Format  
Has priority over OpenDocument Graphics (1.1)
Technical Environment  
Supported until  
Format Risk  
Developed by OASIS
Supported by None.
Source Digital Preservation Department / The National Archives
Source date 03 Nov 2010
Source description Ongoing DROID signature research
Last updated 04 Nov 2010
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