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Old 05-31-2017, 01:22 PM   #1
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WPS versus Libreoffice versus Kword (Calligra) Office for Word Processing


Dear Linux Users,
Dear Office Users,

I am very pleased to let you herewith some results of the following comparison for Word Processing:

Selected features of each software for Word processing is herewith in a gallery:
https://postimg.org/gallery/mbfxto3a/

1) Libreoffice:
Excellent
2) WPS
Excellent
3) Calligra
Excellent

The choice for any users might be difficult.

My preference goes to WPS. It is solid. The interface, I don't like, but it works well and does not take as much memory as libreoffice does. Herewith a short comparison:

Code:
patrick  20049  0.0  0.1   5844  2732 pts/15   S+   19:45   0:00 /bin/bash /usr/bin/wps test.doc
patrick  20051 10.5  8.8 305480 166884 pts/15  Sl+  19:45   1:35 /opt/kingsoft/wps-office/office6/wps test.doc
patrick  21828  0.0  0.2  35868  5100 pts/7    Sl+  19:48   0:00 /usr/lib/libreoffice/program/oosplash
patrick  21845  0.9  6.4 245176 122552 pts/7   Sl+  19:48   0:06 /usr/lib/libreoffice/program/soffice.bin --splash-pipe=5
patrick  21882  1.3  4.3 172436 81920 pts/17   S+   19:49   0:08 calligrawords
Enjoy Linux,
Best regards from Pat'


WPS Deb: http://kdl.cc.ksosoft.com/wps-commun...2~a21_i386.deb
6e1a28eb1f467b55922155ef600ff614 Downloads/wps-office_10.1.0.5672-a21_i386.deb
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Old 06-01-2017, 09:53 AM   #2
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I use Libre office the most because it can open odt/ods files which WPS cannot.
 
Old 06-01-2017, 11:25 AM   #3
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Back in the 90's, we used to use something called WPS on VAXes. I think it was more akin to https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WPS-8 than to the Chinese WPS.
 
Old 06-01-2017, 11:09 PM   #4
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Quote:
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Back in the 90's, we used to use something called WPS on VAXes. I think it was more akin to https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WPS-8 than to the Chinese WPS.
Actually, at this time, they could already produce very nice manuals (word processed documents):
http://bitsavers.informatik.uni-stut...0_Dec_1978.pdf

They couldn't make it with Latex, likely using WordStar
 
Old 06-02-2017, 08:13 AM   #5
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Honestly, there are several great choices out there. Find the one you love best, and use it.
 
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Old 06-02-2017, 11:24 AM   #6
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Honestly, there are several great choices out there. Find the one you love best, and use it.
WPS is sometimes crashing too like Calligra. Probably Libreoffice is the slowest but the most up to date to read doc and docx documents. RTF is however well understood by the three.
 
  


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