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Jeff Hanvey <jewahe -at- yahoo -dot- com> wrote:
> --- Mark Dempsey <dempseys3 -at- yahoo -dot- com> wrote:
>> I'm wondering whether anyone's been using Sun's Star
>> Office (old or recent release), particularly as
>> their word processor.
> First the disclaimer: I never used the program for
> more than basic word processing - and really for
> nothing longer than short notes or memos - so I really
> can't discuss the functionality of it (how it handles
> graphics, how good the macros are, et cetera).
> I would also be interested in hearing what others
> would have to say.
Well--! In the "careful what you wish for" department ....
I found a copy of Star Office (not sure which version) on a computer I
was using for a class, and started the program.
Didn't get a chance to really play with it, but ... let's just say
these guys aren't likely to win any awards for their GUI.
Non-standard menus, less-than-intuitive ... yuck.
This could be because I'm used to The Macintosh Way(tm) -- which even
Windows-folk are adopting, though most don't know it, but that
interface was ... disturbing. It looked like it would be difficult to
My $.000075 ....
> Jeff Hanvey
"You know you're getting old when the candles cost more than the cake."