Re: [wpmac] WordPerfect for Mac Online Petition
- But does any one of the alternatives have a "Show Codes" option?
Randy B. Singer wrote:
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> On Jun 28, 2007, at 11:41 AM, Evan wrote:
> > I noticed that there was some talk in archived messages about
> > organizing
> > an online petition to demonstrate the interest in a new, OSX native
> > version of WordPerfect. Did anyone ever try to get this going?
> Corel even has a direct address to write to them about this:
> wpmac@... <mailto:wpmac%40corel.com>
> > If so,
> > what was the outcome?
> The outcome is that we still do not have an updated version of WP/Mac
> for OS X.
> Lots went on behind the scenes, and the upshot of it is that Corel
> has a very profound and entrenched desire not to develop a new
> version of WP/Mac, or to sell the product to another company.
> Note that in the meantime, there have been a number of very nice word
> processors for the Macintosh introduced or vastly improved:
> Of keen interest are:
> NeoOffice (free)
> Papyrus Office
> http://www.rom-logicware.com/ <http://www.rom-logicware.com/>
> The upcoming version of Microsoft Word for the Macintosh (Word 2008),
> due out this summer, promises a vastly improved interface with great
> Randy B. Singer
> Co-author of The Macintosh Bible (4th, 5th, and 6th editions)
> Macintosh OS X Routine Maintenance
> http://www.macattorney.com/ts.html <http://www.macattorney.com/ts.html>