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Re: [vox-tech] Pasting From Netscape
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Re: [vox-tech] Pasting From Netscape



bob, have you tried abiword?

i've seen it once, and it looked very impressive!   maybe it handles cut and
paste nicer?   it seems to have a much more intuitive interface than
soffice.

pete



On Sat 24 Feb 01, 10:54 AM, Harry Souders said: 
> On Fri, Feb 23, 2001 at 10:13:51PM -0800, Robert G. Scofield wrote:
> > I can't stand StarOffice.  WordPerfect is more intuitive.  It's easier for me than 
>either MSWord, which I admit I don't have that much experience with, or Star Office.  
>Somehow I can run WordPerfect without any training.  I've got a book on Star Office, 
>and still have a hard time trying to figure things out.
> 
> I never thought of WP as intuitive, but there are a lot of WP users
> still out there that will not switch to anything else.
>  
> > I was looking forward to getting rid of Star Office completely, until I discovered 
>that it could accept the pasting from Netscape.  The reason behind my starting this 
>thread in the first place is that there is a greater than 50% chance that I'm going 
>to start a contract legal research law practice in mid-March, and my dream is to have 
>a Linux only computer system for my business.  If you know anything about software 
>for law offices, you know that this is not going to be easy.   Star Office's big test 
>is going to be next Tuesday when I try to paste excerpts from
> > Westlaw into it, then save the document as an MSWord file, and then try to read it 
>with Word.  If that works, then I'll have a Linux only system for my business.  If 
>not, then I'll probably end up with VMWare (and buying Microsoft products!).  If it 
>doesn't work, then Star Office goes out the window here.
> 
> Maybe "Wine" might help. Other than WordPerfect, I haven't seen any
> legal software that is linux based. I wonder how well the various legal
> prorams run under Wine?
> 
> 

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