Type: Text Files

Acronym: OpenDocument Master Document

Opens With:, Apache OpenOffice

Master text document created by or another word processor that supports the OpenDocument standard; saves links to external files that contain the document content; may also include a table of contents and an index. Master documents enable multiple writers to work on separate pieces of a large document at the same time. This is useful when authoring books, periodicals, or other large compilations. NOTE: ODM files use the XML-based formatting specified in the OASIS OpenDocument standard.