[TriLUG] MS Office and Linux
janyne_kizer at ncsu.edu
Thu Feb 14 13:24:32 EST 2002
Well, the problem with WordPerfect for Linux is that Corel has halted
development on the product. It's a decent product (a bit slower than
StarOffice 5.2 but nice). The other problem is that it uses it's own
version of Wine and requires some backlevel C stuff.
Chris Hedemark wrote:
> Have you tried PerfectOffice 2000 yet?
> I've been using it on Windoze at a client site and they now have the Linux
> version on order. So far it seems pretty slick on windoze. IIRC the Linux
> version makes extensive use of Wine libraries for compatibility.
> Unfortunately the product has hit a dead end on Linux. :-(
> On the upside it is probably the only decent WYSIWYG editor I'll see anytime
> soon for DocBook/XML.
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