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Goodbye, OpenOffice. Nice Knowing You.

Sep 15, 2010, 18:34 (13 Talkback[s])
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"I'm about to do something that will have more than a few people who know me thrashing around and screaming in horror. I'm replacing a free application with one I'm paying money for.

"To be precise, I'm replacing what I use of OpenOffice.org 3.2 with Microsoft Office 2010.

"Shock! Gasp!

"Well, it wasn't like I didn't try.

"When I bought Office 2007, I spent the money on Word and Outlook, and used OpenOffice.org (OO for short) as my spreadsheet application. It worked fine, since I wasn't doing anything particularly advanced with Excel in the first place.

"Then I tried using OO's Writer as a replacement for Word, and ran into one inadequacy after another."

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