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Windows 7: Program to use instead of Microsoft WORD ?

28 Mar 2013   #11
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

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28 Mar 2013   #12
LADYPINKtomato1

Windows 8 - 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by M1GU31 View Post
I was going to say libre office or open office but it seems everyone beat me to it
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by robinb9 View Post
I like Libre Office better than Open Office, behaves better

LibreOffice 4 is here!
Robin hi.. thank you so much for replying.. seems like Libre may well be the best choice.thanks for the link you provided as well.. another commented about open office perhaps won't supported.. since this is a new laptop.. I plan to have it a long time.. I want to make the best choice .

Can you tell me if Libre opens all those pps ..etc., programs like open office will ?
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28 Mar 2013   #13
LADYPINKtomato1

Windows 8 - 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Layback Bear View Post
Layback B hi... thank you for the link...
I'll take a look at that as well, I might can use it later after I get all settled in with the new laptop..
so far I'm quite confused with all the differences with W8, from XP and W7. ( XP is my favorite 7 was almost the same ) not so with W8.
I must get those disc burned , in case I should need those later.
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28 Mar 2013   #14
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

What I like about Jarte is it's small and you can go to their website and get little addon's as needed to do more things. If you don't need something you just don't download it.
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28 Mar 2013   #15
King Arthur

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Have you looked into AbiWord? I came across it while trying Linux distros and it looks to be a light, simple word processor on the level of MS Word.
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28 Mar 2013   #16
carwiz

Windows 7 Pro-x64
 
 

I thought Libre was a spin-off of Open Office and they are basically the same, for the time being. OO is maintained by Oracle and LO by a new "federation".
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28 Mar 2013   #17
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

My understanding is the people that made and maintained Open Office for Oracle got in a squabble with Oracle and went off on their own and started Libre.
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29 Mar 2013   #18
mjf

Windows 7x64 Home Premium SP1
 
 

I would also say LibreOffice as long as you don't want macro/Visual Basic compatibility. I can still vaguely remember Wordstar on a green screen monitor!
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29 Mar 2013   #19
x BlueRobot

 

Open Office and Libre Office are the basically the same program and concept, I've used both, and currently using Libre Office.
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29 Mar 2013   #20
maxie

windows 7 home 64bit
 
 

Here is a small portable Word Processor SSuite Office - QT Writer Express 2.10.6
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