word processing (was: [oclug] Inviting M$ to OCLUG)
rod at giffinscientific.com
Fri Nov 12 23:01:17 EST 2004
On Fri, 2004-11-12 at 22:26, Michael P. Soulier wrote:
> On 12/11/04 Mike Roy said:
> > To answer the specific question. Wordperfect continues to offer
> > its ???reveal code??? feature with saves considerable time and effort when
> > attempting to correct a document. This feature is not available in M$
> > Word nor OpenOffice.
Actually it is. Slightly different paradigm is all, but the feature is
there in both.
> Wordperfect also offers a number of macros
> > including a ???save to A??? which saves a file to both the HD and the floppy.
> > Again, this feature is found only in Wordperfect (but not in the Linux
> > flavor).
Interesting objection. I'd use that feature, oh about never. You know
that you can write or import a Macro in both MS Office and OOo that does
the same thing? You're lucky if at work you're not saving to a
document management system rather than your local disk anyway.
> Personally, for basic word processing, I still prefer LaTeX. ;-)
To each their own I suppose. It's largely that - you use what works for
you. Everything else varies from being junk to being interesting.
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