5128Re: [NTO] OpenOffice Beginner
- Jan 5, 2004I am also hanging on to Windows for one reason and one reason only -
If someone can successfully use it in Linux, PULEEZE let us all know
how you did it!!! I'll switch in a gnat's heartbeat.
--- In ntb-OffTopic@yahoogroups.com, "Larry Hamilton" <lmh@h...>
> Been our of town on vacation.....
> Glad to help. What I like best about Open Office is that it is the
> program in all Operating Systems it has been ported to. One canstay with
> Windows if that is what they prefer, or can get more ambitious andtry Linux
> or any other free OS.world. I'm too
> NoteTab is one program that is keeping my foot in the Windows
> lazy, er, busy to learn how to do what I do with all the ClipsI've built
> and accumulated over that last 5 1/2 years.is hard
> My wife is also too limited in her view of using computers and it
> enough to help her when MS changes the look and feel of Windows.However, I
> think the most recent changes to Linux desktop packages may bewhat she and
> other Windows users need to be more comfortable in making theswitch.
> If the price was not so high, more users might opt to use one of
> for running Windows in Linux or Unix. From what I read it is fastand never
> crashes. I have gotten NoteTab to run in Linux. I think I need anewer
> version of Linux to make it more stable. I have not had time toplay like I
> would prefer. ;-)PDF. If
> I also like how Open Office supports saving documents straight to
> does not give a lot of formatting options, at least in thepresentation
> package, but it is fast. I have not had time to work with the wordwould
> processing to see how it works, but that is a big step forward. It
> save needing two or three programs for those that want to generatePDFs for
> Fay wrote:
> > Larry
> > Thank you for your encouragement.
> >> If not for "free" Word and Excel with new computers at work, I
> >> sure we would go to Open Office.must
> > Indeed. Also, people buying a new pc are more or less told they
> > buy the latest MS OS or go without. Then they find that, withoutcheck
> > installing at least one MS Office program, they have no spell
> > in Outlook Express. And so on. Ah well, once you had to have ablack
> > Ford or no motor car.unfamiliar.
> > It's hard going straight to Linux because everything is
> > If I have one suite of programs with which I feel at home I'll do
> > better.
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