Which word processor do u use

Discussion in 'polls' started by raakii, Mar 24, 2009.

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Which is the word processor do u use

  1. Microsoft office 2007

    65 vote(s)
    43.0%
  2. Microsoft office 2003

    16 vote(s)
    10.6%
  3. Open office

    40 vote(s)
    26.5%
  4. Kingston or Ashampoo office

    2 vote(s)
    1.3%
  5. Abiword

    11 vote(s)
    7.3%
  6. kword

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  7. lyx

    2 vote(s)
    1.3%
  8. Atlantis word

    1 vote(s)
    0.7%
  9. jarte

    2 vote(s)
    1.3%
  10. others please specify

    12 vote(s)
    7.9%
  1. raakii

    raakii Registered Member

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    Can anyone help me find out the best word processor
     
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  2. Arup

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    The last time I used MS Office was 2002, after that I only use Open Office and currently use it on Ubuntu and on Windows its the Go OO which is OO made by the same guys who make it for Ubuntu.
     
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  4. Bob D

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    Using StarOffice, thus voted OO.
    Doubt it is the "best", but is quite adequate for my needs.

    PS: No Corel Wordperfect? I'm sure they still have some devotees.
     
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  5. Cloudcroft

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    Open Office
     
  6. Osaban

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    MS Office 2002 with XP and StarOffice with Vista. Some people say that MS Office 2002 should be compatible with Vista, I couldn't install it myself, and I don't see why I should buy the latest MS Office simply because I have Vista.
     
  7. YeOldeStonecat

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    It's fine...what was the issue you had?
     
  8. wtsinnc

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    I don't need a full office suite, so AbiWord is perfect for me.
     
  9. Osaban

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    The installation starts normally, after a couple of minutes when it starts transferring files it stops and reports an unknown error. The installation CD is more than 6 years old so it is possible that the CD itself might be too old, although it looks in excellent condition. I should also add that I'm very happy with StarOffice and its very reasonable price.
     
  10. YeOldeStonecat

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    UAC on? Launching installation in compatibility mode? If Star works for you..great...but just to note, Office XP does install and run fine in Vista.
     
  11. Mrkvonic

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    Lyx, of course.
    Mrk
     
  12. Triple Helix

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    Office 2007 :thumb:

    TH
     
  13. acr1965

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    I sometimes use Office 2007 as I got it pretty much free from work. But I have used Ashampoo 2006 and it is my favorite freeware word processing program.
     
  14. Osaban

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    Thanks for the suggestions. I've tried them all, and I really think the installation CD is damaged.
     
  15. Pinga

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    Well said!

    There is no 'of course' either :)
     
  16. Dark_Hanzo

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    I'm using office 2007 standard ed to write short reports or papers (< 20 pages), but mostly I use winedt (paid software) for documents written in [la]tex :)
     
  17. yashau

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    Use Office 2007 at the office (yeah surprise lol). None at home tho. However I do have EmEditor for editing text.
     
  18. NoIos

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    Mainly Abiword and OpenOffice Writer.
     
  19. lodore

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    at home openoffice or office xp

    my parents computer has office xp and my computer has openoffice.
    tbh i prefer MSoffice but i cant really afford it atm plus i dualboot linux so im trying to get used to openoffice.

    at college we have office2007.
     
  20. Threedog

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    For word processing, I use Word Perfect more than Microsoft but use but use Excel over Quatro Pro.
     
  21. Warlockz

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    I voted Abiword, but I like the basic Rich Text document the most, Microsoft Office just gets on my nerves, I would choose Portable Abiword or Portable openoffice, over microsoft office anyday!

    I also like Power Notes, and the note feature in Opera for taking notes!
     
  22. Eice

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    Always wanted to learn Lyx... but using OpenOffice at the moment.
     
  23. Mrkvonic

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    Once you get into latex, you'll see how your productivity goes up 400%. And you simply can't compare the quality of output. Check out my Apache guide on me website and see the quality of rendering of computer modern or latin modern fonts. Arial, Times and others are cartoon fonts in comparison.
    Mrk
     
  24. TonyW

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    Microsoft Works.
     
  25. mercurie

    mercurie A Friendly Creature

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    Open Office but want to try Abiword one day.
     
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