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You can now vote for your favorite products of 2005. This is your chance to be heard! Voting ends March 6th.


View Poll Results: Office Suite of the Year 1,276 84.84%
Star Office 16 1.06%
KOffice 175 11.64%
Applixware 0 0%
GNOME Office 37 2.46%
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Old 01-28-2006, 03:24 PM   #1
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Office Suite of the Year

A runaway poll last year.

Old 01-29-2006, 01:36 PM   #2
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Hey, where's MS Office?
Old 01-29-2006, 03:46 PM   #3
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Originally Posted by con
Hey, where's MS Office?
A sence of humor is always appreciated!
Old 01-29-2006, 08:21 PM   #4
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KOffice. OpenOffice is horribly slow and bloated. KOffice has tight integration and a great featureset.
Old 01-30-2006, 03:48 AM   #5
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Old 01-30-2006, 08:02 AM   #6
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Koffice has exploded this last year after several years of languishing in OO.o's shadow. With the ability to handle OpenDocument files and edit PDFs... wow! Plus, the office suite contains practically every application under the sun.
Old 01-30-2006, 11:07 AM   #7
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I agree with Daengbo, Koffice is looking mighty nice these days. The featureset is improving constantly, and it's easily handling all my admittedly basic office application needs. I like, but Koffice's speed and tight integration with KDE is just too good to ignore.
Old 01-30-2006, 11:54 AM   #8
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I voted for .
I have not used Koffice in the last 3 years. From what I last saw Gnome Office had less integration than the other applications listed.
If MSOffice was there i would vote for it. I persoanlly use on my computer. But MSOffice still "feels" nice. I don't have
that quirky nervous feeling ( you know the one I am talking about ! ) before I open a dialog to change document wide settings like Styles , or fiddle with my tables etc.

but i am happy with OO ... :-)
Old 01-30-2006, 12:04 PM   #9
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I vote for
StarOffice is comercial.
Other softwares are too weak.
When I need an Office suite, I need a power one, otherwise, I will use text editor

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Old 01-30-2006, 12:34 PM   #10
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Originally Posted by jeremy
A runaway poll last year.

This year too though koffice has probably improved more.
Old 01-30-2006, 01:46 PM   #11
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KOffice is nice, but IMHO it's still not there yet, so my vote goes to OpenOffice though I don't really like it, but I think it's the best we have.
Old 01-30-2006, 01:52 PM   #12
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Definately Gnome Office. Abiword and Gnumeric are brilliant on a Gnome desktop and Fluxbox desktop. If I was running KDE, I would use KOffice.
Old 01-30-2006, 03:06 PM   #13
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Old 01-30-2006, 03:06 PM   #14
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KOffice is definitely it

KOffice is soooo nice to use. It's a pity that this poll will end almost exactly as the new version of KOffice is released, otherwise the result would have been even higher.
Old 01-30-2006, 04:50 PM   #15
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I decided to give openoffice a go last year, and I wrote my entire master's thesis using oo. it never messed up once. are you impressed? i am impressed...


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