KOffice vs. OpenOffice
art.alexion at gmail.com
Mon Sep 29 12:44:21 BST 2008
I don't know about ooo opening old doc files better than word 2007,
but the Linux version of ooo opens the new docx files better than
older versions of word.
My cash-strapped non-profit mostly uses office 2000 still, and I used
to install ooo windows so they could open docx files. Though the Linux
version handles them well, the windows version lost its ability to
recognize them. I suspect a windows update broke this.
Sent unsigned from an iPod. That's the reason for the top posting as
On Sep 29, 2008, at 1:37 AM, Knapp <magick.crow at gmail.com> wrote:
> Want to have fun look at file size for 3 text documents between the
> big four.
> There load speed is about in that order too, starting with slowest. (I
> have not used word in years, so maybe it is faster now.)
> Their ability to open Word docs in about in that order too but I have
> heard that sometimes OO does better than word with opening old MS
> Also OO used to open the whole office at the same time so that
> switching between writing and spread sheet did not mean any more
> loading. Does it still?
> Douglas E Knapp
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