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Discussion in 'General Software' started by WhiteLotus, Mar 7, 2008.

  1. WhiteLotus

    WhiteLotus

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    Is it any good?

    I ask because after getting a Seagate from Infrared (thank you very much) I plan to put my core files over to that one, and use my Samsung as a mass storage for all my music etc. And of course during this process I'll be formatting drives etc so is Open Office a good free replacement?
     
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    Open Office is good, but try google docs first. Both are equally in functionality, but google docs has a higher format support, and works anywhere where their is internet. Perhaps you can do google docs for online, and open office for offline.
     
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    I have tried google docs but didn't really like it. Instead what i do is save work as an attachment to emails, and then download them when i need them.
     
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    try open office then, its not gonna hurt or anything.
     
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    mmm It lacks those fancy templates but it have some nice set of features and as Linux have a great control over what you doing.But no paper clip n shit though :p
     
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    i love openoffice it has pretty basic(which is good enough imo) for microsoft documents...no fancy templates but im sure you can DL some and i love it because paperclip FTL!
     
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    open office is a nice replacement :) i like it.. and it comes built into many linuxes so yeah
     
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    Open Office is nice. Not great, just nice. It is somewhat slower when opening certain types of documents when compared to Office 2003 for example and it requires a bit more resources, RAM-wise. But other than that, I mean, it's free right?
     
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    I've been using openoffice the past 2 years. I've had no problems.
     
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    I use open office a lot, its a really good office alternative, doesn't have all the bells and whissles but still really good, especially coz its free :D
     
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    yeah it`s very amazing since it`s free

    i just wish it could be more good looking, i mean more skinned

    and i hate to install java for it, but it`s not big deal
     

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