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Old 05-05-2015, 06:25 AM   #16
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To address the original question. I did not get on with the UI of Calligra although it appealed to me on paper. I must admit, I did not give Calligra a lot of use but that is because I found Libre Office worked perfectly well and I have carried on using that. Ultimately you will only know until you try - I have to use MS Office for work and have done for a long time but I have found I can use Libre Office instead, especially as end-user documents are generally turned into PDFs. I have actually found that MS Office 2013 has a lot of issues - Outlook, Excel and Word (probably the other applications too) all freeze at certain times for no apparent reason. My colleagues and even family have encountered the same issues so it's definitely a problem with Office 2013. Anyway, that's partly why I work from home and use Xubuntu to do most of it now. I RDP into my laptop for certain things and actually have less issues using Windows remotely!

Let us know which one you try first.
 
Old 05-05-2015, 06:29 AM   #17
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Re post #15, @turboscrew :

Read post #10 : # rpm -Uvh --nodeps softmaker-freeoffice-697.i386.rpm
 
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Old 05-05-2015, 10:14 AM   #18
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Re post #15, @turboscrew :

Read post #10 : # rpm -Uvh --nodeps softmaker-freeoffice-697.i386.rpm
Thanks.

Code:
bash-4.2# rpm -Uvh --nodeps softmaker-freeoffice-698.i386.rpm 
Preparing...                          ################################# [100]
Updating / installing...
   1:softmaker-freeoffice-2012-698    ################################# [100%]
Using existing xdg-utils
Adding document icons...
Registering MIME types...
Adding icons to the menu...
Adding icons to the desktop...
Now, where is the spreadsheet?
And why the registration + key?

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Old 05-05-2015, 11:31 AM   #19
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Re #18.

"where is the spreadsheet ?" : See post #10 : FreeOffice Planmaker.
And follow the links you got ... to :
http://www.freeoffice.com/en/feature...fice-planmaker

"why the registration + key ?" : It's commercial software.
.. Don't worry, they will just email you some info about updates, etc.



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Old 05-05-2015, 05:18 PM   #20
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Aha. I thought 'PlanMaker' would be something different - like Planner (time tables).
I guess 'Presentations' is equal to PowerPoint.
'TextMaker' is obviously "word"-equal.

Then, how do you get rid of the "side bar"?
Calligra had it too, and I didn't find a way to get rid of it.
Irritating when you have wider tables.

My table lines are like this:

Code:
c	c	c	c	0	1	0	P	U	0	W	0	n	n	n	n	t	t	t	t	x	x	x	x	x	x	x	x	x	x	x	x	  STR<c> <Rt>,[<Rn>{,#+/-<imm12>}] STR<c> <Rt>,[<Rn>],#+/-<imm12> STR<c> <Rt>,[<Rn>,#+/-<imm12>]!	 A1	 A8.8.204
Each bit in its own cell, the mnemonics in one cell, the encoding in one cell and a chapter number to a manual where the instruction is described.

[EDIT]
Found it (the small "handle" on its left side).
[/EDIT]

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Old 05-05-2015, 05:36 PM   #21
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Looks good. Let the test drive begin. :-)
 
Old 05-05-2015, 07:14 PM   #22
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how do you get rid of the "side bar" ?
Simple : Click the tiny arrow ...
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Old 05-05-2015, 07:36 PM   #23
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Re #20.

Simple : Click the tiny arrow ...
Thanks, I already realized... :-)

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Found it (the small "handle" on its left side).
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Old 05-05-2015, 08:31 PM   #24
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Does PlanMaker handle .ods documents?
Didn't find that file type in the 'Open' dialog.
 
Old 05-05-2015, 10:08 PM   #25
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Re #24.

Textmaker : .odt : Yes.
Planmaker : .ods : Doesn't seem to be present in the "Save window".

Suggest : Save as .xls (Should open in LibreOffice / OpenOffice ?)


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Old 05-06-2015, 03:09 AM   #26
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Hm, I also need to be compatible with open document formats too, so I guess I'll go with LibreOffice. I'll keep the FreeOffice too, for now, though. Maybe the next document I need to work with is M$ Office format.

Thanks anyway.

And Calligra is unstable and much slower than OpenOffice. It messes up the whole system.
For me it's OpenOffice or LibreOffice.

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