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The “Easter eggs” in computer science are some surprises that programmers insert into their software to “entertain” the user.

Often easter egg are hidden, one implemented in Google maps (perhaps the most striking) suggested swim across the Atlantic Ocean to arrive in the United States.

Today we see a couple of OpenOffice.org, the famous suite of open source office.

Open “Calc“, OpenOffice's spreadsheet and write the string in any cell “=TTT()“. Will be displayed face a different every time that the expression is repeated.

Always “Calc” write in any cell “=game()“. Confirming the formula will read “say what?“. Changing the formula in “=game("StarWars")” it will appear integrated in OpenOffice a window where you can play a clone of the famous 2d space shooter “Space Invaders“. Repeating the procedure more than once will show the message “oh no, not again!“.


TheJoe

I keep this blog as a hobby by 2009. I am passionate about graphic, technology, software Open Source. Among my articles will be easy to find music, and some personal thoughts, but I prefer the direct line of the blog mainly to technology. For more information contact me.

1 Comment

voucher · 9 July 2010 at 7:53 PM

but good .. thanks .. a high pastime in the office!XD

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