LinuxPlanet: TextMaker Makes Strong Showing as Linux Word Processor
Jul 03, 2003, 22:00 (8 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Rob Reilly)
"Need an easy-to-use word processor on Linux, that loads in a
matter of seconds and pulls in Word documents without any fuss?
"That's where TextMaker from Softmaker shines. Although there
are other word processing packages that have similar features, none
start as quickly as TextMaker. Well... I guess you could use vi.
"Seriously, fast application load times can be a real
productivity boost, especially for the word processor only user.
Mobile users carrying around a laptop also hate to wait for their
word processor whenever they power up in a new location.
"As Linux desktops replace other systems, one of the first
applications a business owner thinks about is word processing. Many
offices don't use spreadsheets, drawing or presentation tools on a
regular basis. OpenOffice.org offers all of these in a nice
integrated package. And it's available for free download. It's a
great package, but OpenOffice.org could be a little overkill for