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Old 07-04-2003, 05:08 PM   #1
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compatibilty with m$ office


Hi,
What is the most compatible open source office system with m$ office. I'm sure someone told me that koffice was pretty good. What isn't it compatible with? imho, it's office that is one of the main reasons that not so many people use linux
[that wasn't meant to start a big m$ debate <ducks><grins>]
 
Old 07-04-2003, 05:09 PM   #2
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openoffice/staroffice
 
Old 07-04-2003, 05:48 PM   #3
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star office is the best as far as compatability. there is an older free version at planetmirror.com. version 5.2 i think. open office is a little easer to use, but has some issues with importing and saving M$ docs.

dave
 
Old 07-04-2003, 06:00 PM   #4
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cheers...i'm trying out openoffice at the moment....
 
Old 07-04-2003, 06:23 PM   #5
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Be sure to get the latest beta. Its much better, and very stable. Its at Beta 2 I believe.
 
  


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