[off-topic] spreadsheet for MacOSX

Stephen Barncard stephenREVOLUTION at barncard.com
Sat Mar 24 08:06:22 CDT 2007


Appleworks should work fine in Rosetta.
It creates .xls and .doc files.

http://www.apple.com/appleworks/

available for $79

http://www.macmall.com/macmall/search/search.asp?search=appleworks&NavID_Search=false&submit1.x=0&submit1.y=0&CurDSN=simple&calledfrom=1&incimage=on


by the way, the REAL excel can be had for about $200 when not 
purchased in the suite.

http://www.smalldog.com/product/12652795



>Sorry, this is slightly off-topic, but I know there are many good-willed
>MacOS users on this list :-)
>
>I have just acquired MacBook (MacOSX 10.4.8 Tiger, 1.83 Ghz Intel Core Duo,
>etc...).
>Now facing a problem - what software to install to get Spreadheet like Open
>Office Calc or MS Excell... Tried Open Office for Mac OSX (using OO on my
>Windows and Linux boxes). But it looks like it is underdeveloped on MacOSX -
>autofilter does not work correctly, problems with national fonts, very slow
>scrolling in Calc - table is redrawn several times until it gets scrolled to
>the right position.
>Could you please let me know what open source or proprietary spreadsheet
>software do you usually use on your Macintoshes ? Do not mention Microsoft,
>I already know this, now looking for cheaper alternatives. Thanks for any
>advice!
>
>All the best,
>Viktoras

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