Posted by: Anonymous
on September 12, 2007 10:05 PM
The interface is basically the same. The only difference is really the ribbon, which IMHO really ticked off the "average joe". Most people don't like change or having to learn new things.
As for page layout, I wouldn't use a word processor for that. The reason it's not built into Word is because of Publisher. Simple as that. IMHO, OO.o should add Scribus. It's so much better than either Word or Writer.
Drawing tools. ???
Also, the fact that OO.o has won in more classes doesn't mean much. Most of those classes are pretty useless to normal users.
However, I still like OO.o better. Several reasons. PDF support. Free (MS Office is cheaper for students, but still expensive). And of course, Linux compatibility.