Posted by: Anonymous
on February 15, 2008 05:07 PM
Open Office is awful, horrible software, worth exactly what one pays for it, nothing. Word '97 is lots better -- it automates making of envelopes, has good grammar checker, and actually keeps documents made in other formats the same. Oo does none of that whatever.
If anyone really does "styles" or "conditional text" I've never seen it, nor has anyone else in a real workplace, so those areas of evaluation don't even count.
In my book, WordPerfect 5.1 was the best word processing ever; logical, easy to use, no stability problems. OO is the worst, filled with feature shock, useless on the mundane tasks that count, and slow as molasses.