[ILUG] Small office project
anders at wrdp.com
Thu Nov 22 11:04:55 GMT 2001
Staroffice opens .xls files for you.....
At 11:10 22/11/01, Gavin McCullagh wrote:
>On Thu, 22 Nov 2001, silvan wrote:
> > I think this is starting to get confusing now (for newbees).
> > What about the other questions Steve asked? I would like some answers to
> > them too.
> > Though as far as the weaning is concerned, I think it's best to have no
> > windoze at all, that way "you" just concern yourself with Linux and learn
> > all that like you do with just windoze booted.
>I think in fairness for people who have used windows for important work
>previously, don't get rid of it straight away. You may need to do
>somethign ASAP and in that case it might take 5 minutes on windows but
>hours on linux (because you've never doen it before). Keep windows
>dual-booting until you're very comfortable with linux.
>For example, if you get sent an excel document, how will you open it?
>Setting up Wine is not a trivial task by all accounts (I havn't done it
>myself) and I know of no linux prog which will open *.xls.
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