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  • Chad Smith
    Yes, Word 5.1 can be run under SheepShaver. - Chad Smith http://www.chadwsmith.com/ On Mon, Mar 23, 2009 at 1:16 AM, Geoffrey Mendelson
    Message 1 of 31 , Mar 23, 2009
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      Yes, Word 5.1 can be run under SheepShaver.

      - Chad Smith
      http://www.chadwsmith.com/


      On Mon, Mar 23, 2009 at 1:16 AM, Geoffrey Mendelson <
      geoffreymendelson@...> wrote:

      > On Mon, Mar 23, 2009 at 7:26 AM, Randy B. Singer <randy@...<randy%40macattorney.com>>
      > wrote:
      >
      > >
      > > The one thing that users most complained about, which was automated
      > > formatting, got special attention. When something is changed by an
      > > automated formatting setting in Word 2008, a tiny icon appears when
      > > you hover your cursor over the change. That tiny icon is actually a
      > > contextual menu, which can be used to instantly reverse the change,
      > > alter the AutoFormat settings, or even to turn that automated feature
      > > entirely off.
      >
      > This is my major complaint with Open(Neo) Office. There is no simple
      > way to turn off all automatic formatting,
      > on the fly misspelling (by the program), on the fly spell check, etc.
      > In plain English, the "let me type" interface of the original (DOS)
      > WordPerfect.
      >
      > I'm sure some people enjoy them, and some can not type a single
      > sentence without being secure in the
      > knowledge that their spelling is correct, the grammar is acceptable
      > (to something/someone), their
      > punctuation matches, etc. I'm just not one of them.
      >
      > BTW, if it really is Microsoft Word 5.1 for the Mac that people want,
      > is there any reason it can not be run
      > under sheepshaver? The major exception being that WP for the MAC was
      > released as freeware, while Word
      > was not.
      >
      > Geoff.
      >
      >


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    • Chad Smith
      Yes, Word 5.1 can be run under SheepShaver. - Chad Smith http://www.chadwsmith.com/ On Mon, Mar 23, 2009 at 1:16 AM, Geoffrey Mendelson
      Message 31 of 31 , Mar 23, 2009
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        Yes, Word 5.1 can be run under SheepShaver.

        - Chad Smith
        http://www.chadwsmith.com/


        On Mon, Mar 23, 2009 at 1:16 AM, Geoffrey Mendelson <
        geoffreymendelson@...> wrote:

        > On Mon, Mar 23, 2009 at 7:26 AM, Randy B. Singer <randy@...<randy%40macattorney.com>>
        > wrote:
        >
        > >
        > > The one thing that users most complained about, which was automated
        > > formatting, got special attention. When something is changed by an
        > > automated formatting setting in Word 2008, a tiny icon appears when
        > > you hover your cursor over the change. That tiny icon is actually a
        > > contextual menu, which can be used to instantly reverse the change,
        > > alter the AutoFormat settings, or even to turn that automated feature
        > > entirely off.
        >
        > This is my major complaint with Open(Neo) Office. There is no simple
        > way to turn off all automatic formatting,
        > on the fly misspelling (by the program), on the fly spell check, etc.
        > In plain English, the "let me type" interface of the original (DOS)
        > WordPerfect.
        >
        > I'm sure some people enjoy them, and some can not type a single
        > sentence without being secure in the
        > knowledge that their spelling is correct, the grammar is acceptable
        > (to something/someone), their
        > punctuation matches, etc. I'm just not one of them.
        >
        > BTW, if it really is Microsoft Word 5.1 for the Mac that people want,
        > is there any reason it can not be run
        > under sheepshaver? The major exception being that WP for the MAC was
        > released as freeware, while Word
        > was not.
        >
        > Geoff.
        >
        >


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