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Re(1): MS Office vs. Open Office -- Speed

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 142.3.123.73] on November 29, 2007 12:04 AM
Yeah... except that OO is slow not only opening .doc files but any file, including .sxw and .odf. This is not an issue of format deciphering but of design. I like OO, and any place I've worked in, if they are not willing to pay BIG BUCKS, I suggest to migrate to OO; it's a great product AND its free/gratis and free/libre. It does have some advantages and some disadvantages. Some advantages were already pointed by the (biased) review. However, it has some disadvantages as well. Speed, lack of a decent equation editor (I find Office2k7 equation editor superior, though for that particular application I'd stick to latex), among others.

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