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Re: [vox] Open Office vs MS



We agree on something <gasp>

I never use password encrypted files. I create pdf's if i
do not want anyone to change the contents of the document.

-- Andy

--- Rick Moen <rick@linuxmafia.com> wrote:
> Quoting andy wergedal (awerg@yahoo.com):
> 
> > Conclusion ABIWord is cross platform and the most
> > compatible with MS Word.
> 
> I really do love Abiword.
> 
> In addition to your caveat about embedded OLE objects,
> there's also 
> the question of password-protected .doc files.  You might
> want to
> compare how Abiword and OpenOffice.org compare, in
> dealing with those.
> My vague recollection is that neither of them is set up
> to deal with
> Microsoft Corporation's peculiar document encryption, but
> one of them 
> informs you of the nature of the obstacle, and the other
> just chokes.
> 
> -- 
> Cheers,   "This is mad, egotistical, sick, twisted, and
> stretches the bounds of
> Rick Moen   good taste right off the tongue, past the
> uvula, and down around 
> rick@linuxmafia.com      the duodenum.  It has other
> merits, but that should 
>            indicate positive interest."  -- The Cube,
> http://www.forum3000.org/
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