Desktop Linux's Future

Larry Grover lgrover at
Tue Jul 19 14:34:55 UTC 2005

Vincent Trouilliez wrote:
> On Tue, 2005-07-19 at 18:40 +0800, Charles Yao wrote:
>>The only problem I have with open office is with impress. My sales
>>guys are having trouble with it cause its really a lot slower than
>>powerpoint when they have to open presentations and also its response
>>is a lot slower than that of powerpoint.
> Indeed. Although I don't use Impress, OOo's sluggishness is the one and
> only real reason why I don't use it and prefer Gnuméric. In OO 'Calc',
> simply dragging a few EMPTY cells (how much work can that be for OO ?!)
> is sluggish. In Gnuméric, it's smooth/fast, as you would expect, and as
> you also get from MS Office.

Gnumeric is very nice.  It's also more accurate than openoffice/calc 
and MS/excel .


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