[OT] Office Suites

Richmond richmondmathewson at gmail.com
Mon Dec 23 12:59:59 EST 2013


On 23/12/13 19:53, Mark Schonewille wrote:
> Hi Richmond,
>
> I use all components of LibreOffice regularly. I use it on Mac OS X 
> and Windows most of the time, occasionally on Linux. Sometimes it 
> works slightly differently from what I would expect, but it (almost) 
> never crashes. The biggest problem I have with both LibreOffice and 
> OpenOffice is their lack of speed.

Abiword is faster, although it is only really any good for word-processing.

http://www.abisource.com/

Richmond.

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> On 12/22/2013 17:03, Richmond wrote:
>> This data is crude and unreliable yet may still have some bearing on
>> pasting
>> back and forth from the Livecode script editor:
>>
>> 1. My older son runs Windows 7 on his laptop and says that LibreOffice
>> is way to buggy to use, and so uses
>>      Apache Open Office.
>>
>> 2. I run Mac OS 10.6 inside VMware and have had some pretty rough
>> moments with LibreOffice there; so
>>      switched to Apache Open Office.
>>
>>      My younger son runs Mac OS 10.4 on an old INTEL MacBook and reports
>> similar findings.
>>
>> 3. LibreOffice seems better on Linux than Apache Open Office.
>>
>> SoftMaker Free Office is way lighter on the RAM consumption on Linux,
>> and a deal faster than either
>> LibreOffice or OpenOffice.
>>
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