LibreOffice 4.4 review – Finally, it rocks

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  1. Mrkvonic

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  2. pegas

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    Can it handle Excel's contingency tables correctly?
     
  3. Daveski17

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    It certainly looks like it rocks!
     
  4. Mrkvonic

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    Download and see if it fits your bill :)
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  5. pegas

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    Thanks :) I don't need it, having the full version of Office 2013 but I recall that open source office suites suffered with contingency tables. My business partners couldn't work with my sheet, so I exchanged partners :-D So I was just curious if the new libreoffice is better.
     
  6. Mayahana

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    Seems better. But still not 1/1 Office compatible for documents. Also no compatibility with Office Plugin's means nobody around here can use it. For example PERRLA is required for a huge number of students (graduate or otherwise), without that support it means Libre isn't viable.
     
  7. J_L

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    I might switch from the older WPS Office beta I have (last one that an save docx) sooner or later.
     
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    Thanks Igor,

    Tried it on a few powerpoint and word documents. First impression is positive, also the launch time of libre office itself is reduced on Windows when loading libreoffice at start up.

    Regards Kees
     
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  9. subhrobhandari

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    Looks nice, I havent used LibreOffice within a year or so, going to give it a try. Thanks for the review.
     
  10. Luxeon

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    I lurk here quite a bit and rarely post, but had to comment.

    I favor lighter programs and had been using Jarte until I ran into a problem opening a Word doc from work (despite having the appropriate plug-ins).
    I saw this review and decided to try Libre...
    I'm impressed! I'm not a power user, but do require some cross-platform functionality. I can't add anything substantial to the review--I agree with it completely.

    I find it to be pretty intuitive so far, and it has so far met my (admittedly limited) expectations.

    Thanks for the great reviews and info, Mrkvonic (and all of the other bright Wilder's folks as well).
     
  11. xxJackxx

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    I must agree that I am impressed with this update. I may well consider going Ubuntu/LibreOffice instead of Windows 10, especially considering Microsoft's recent track record with Windows Updates.
     
  12. mattdocs12345

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    Great review. You really are a skilled writer.
     
  13. Mrkvonic

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    Thanks!
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